Asian giant hornets spotted for first time in US

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – A deadly giant insect known as the “murder hornet” has been spotted for the first time in the United States (US), prompting fears it could decimate the honeybee population and creating a buzz on social media. Two of the wasps – the world’s largest hornet species – were discovered late last year in the western state of Washington, and scientists have since been trying to track the invasive insects to eradicate them. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin