Southeast Asia

Steps to reduce e-waste via better recycling

|     Samantha Boh     | SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - A survey shows only six per cent of e-waste is recycled in Singapore and the National...

Sabah appreciates Rela’s role in ESSZone with RM6 million boost

TUARAN (Bernama) - The Sabah People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) stationed in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) has received a RM6 million booster shot...

‘Kingpin’ in Asian wildlife trafficking arrested

BANGKOK (AFP) - Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia’s illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to family-run syndicate that...

Career potential in digital gaming to be promoted in schools

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - The digital games industry, seen as having great career potential in the future, will be promoted at school level, said Communications...

State govt wants Sabah on par with Singapore, Dubai

KOTA MARUDU (Bernama) - The state government wants Sabah to be on a par with Singapore and Dubai through the imple-mentation of several trans-formation programmes, including...

More affordable homes to be built by PR1MA in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU (Bernama) - The government would build more affordable homes in Sabah to enable the people, especially those in the middle-income group (M40),...

Journalists protest Philippine move to close news website

MANILA (AFP) - Philippine journalists took to the streets on Friday in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte...

Myanmar soldiers sentenced for killing civilians

BANGKOK (AP) - A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labour for killing three civilians in...

Policeman suffers broken leg after getting rammed by car

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama) - A policeman sustained a broken right leg after being rammed by a car which did not stop for inspection in Jalan Ria...

Police nab 3 buddies with drugs worth RM32,000

KEPALA BATAS (Bernama) - Three buddies, believed to be members of a drug distribution syndicate, were arrested by police with heroin and Syabu worth RM32,000...

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