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Trains cancelled, flights grounded after snow hits Britain - World News
Trains cancelled, flights grounded after snow hits Britain 13 hours ago
LONDON: Some trains were cancelled, flights were grounded and a rugby match was called off on Sunday (Dec 10) after Britain experienced heavy snow fall in some areas. Britain's Met Office said there was an "amber weather warning" particularly across cent
Philippines' Duterte to seek one-year extension of Mindanao martial law -World News
Philippines' Duterte to seek one-year extension of Mindanao martial law 13 hours ago
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will ask Congress to extend martial law in the volatile southern island of Mindanao to quell an insurgency, cabinet officials said on Sunday.
Moeen urges England players to improve off-field behaviour -World News
Moeen urges England players to improve off-field behaviour 13 hours ago
England's cricketers must take responsibility for their actions and improve their off-field behaviour or risk turning a younger generation of players away from the game, all-rounder Moeen Ali said on Sunday.
Huge crowd in Shah Alam for rally in support of Selangor Sultan -World News
Huge crowd in Shah Alam for rally in support of Selangor Sultan 13 hours ago
December 10, 2017 7:59 PMSHAH ALAM - A huge crowd  turned up at a rally in support of Selangor ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah on Sunday (Dec 10) in the state capital of Shah Alam that was aimed at defending the sultan over a recent comment made by o
Canadian single dad sues top Japanese bank for paternity harassment -World News
Canadian single dad sues top Japanese bank for paternity harassment 13 hours ago
December 10, 2017 8:10 PMTOKYO - A Canadian man who has been working in Tokyo's finance sector for nearly two decades is suing his employer Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities for what is known in Japan as paternity harassment.
Dutch-Belgian model dies after falling off Kuala Lumpur apartment balcony in the nude -World News
Dutch-Belgian model dies after falling off Kuala Lumpur apartment balcony in the nude 13 hours ago
December 10, 2017 8:17 PMPETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Dutch-Belgian model, who was completely undressed, fell off a balcony to her death at an apartment on Jalan Dang Wangi in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday night (Dec 7).
3 men arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore -World News
3 men arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore 14 hours ago
SINGAPORE: The police coast guard arrested three men for trying to enter Singapore illegally on Saturday (Dec 9) evening.  The men - aged between 22 and 29 - were detected swimming towards Singapore from Malaysia at about 10.58pm on Saturday. Both la
Thousands protest in Jakarta against Trump's Jerusalem move -World News
Thousands protest in Jakarta against Trump's Jerusalem move 14 hours ago
JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protested Sunday (Dec 10) in Jakarta against United States President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the latest global show of solidarity with the Palestinians. Demonstrators -
Borussia Dortmund sack Bosz, name Stoeger as replacement -World News
Borussia Dortmund sack Bosz, name Stoeger as replacement 14 hours ago
Borussia Dortmund sacked coach Peter Bosz on Sunday following a terrible run of results and replaced him with Peter Stoeger, who was fired by Cologne a week ago.
Yemen's Saleh buried in Sanaa with handful of relatives present - sources -World News
Yemen's Saleh buried in Sanaa with handful of relatives present - sources 14 hours ago
Yemen's Houthi group has buried the body of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, allowing only a handful of relatives to attend, sources from his General People's Congress (GPC) party said on Sunday.
Unjustified attacks made against the police must be rebutted: Shanmugam -World News
Unjustified attacks made against the police must be rebutted: Shanmugam 14 hours ago
SINGAPORE: Unjustified attacks made against the police must be rebutted as they are a huge disservice to the officers who put their lives at risk every day to make Singapore, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said on Sunday (Dec 10), in a second p
Violence flares at protest near US Embassy in Lebanon -World News
Violence flares at protest near US Embassy in Lebanon 14 hours ago
BEIRUT: Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Protesters, some o
Nobel peace laureate group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty -World News
Nobel peace laureate group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty 14 hours ago
OSLO: The leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday urged nuclear nations to adopt a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons in order to prevent "the end of us". The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role -World News
Bangladesh minister says wants to 'wipe out' Manila bank for heist role 14 hours ago
DHAKA: Bangladesh's finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to "wipe out" a Philippines bank that was used to channel US$81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year. Abul Maal
French baby-milk maker Lactalis orders major recall over Salmonella fears -World News
French baby-milk maker Lactalis orders major recall over Salmonella fears 14 hours ago
PARIS: French baby-milk maker Lactalis and the health authorities have ordered a major international product recall because of fears of salmonella contamination following 26 cases of children falling sick in France. Company spokesman Michel Nalet told A
210 boxes of suspected fake infant formula seized in Johor Baru -World News
210 boxes of suspected fake infant formula seized in Johor Baru 15 hours ago
JOHOR BARU: Malaysian authorities have seized 210 boxes of suspected fake infant formula in five raids in Johor Baru.  Johor Domestic Trade and Consumerism Ministry director Khairul Anwar Bachok said on Sunday (Dec 10) that the products were confiscated
Israel says it has destroyed Hamas attack tunnel from Gaza -World News
Israel says it has destroyed Hamas attack tunnel from Gaza 15 hours ago
JERUSALEM: Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave's dominant Islamist group, Hamas. The announcement, cleared by Israeli censors who had prev
German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles -World News
German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles 15 hours ago
BERLIN: Germany's intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians. The BfV domestic intelligence servic
Fire breaks out at Shell's Pulau Bukom unit; no injuries reported -World News
Fire breaks out at Shell's Pulau Bukom unit; no injuries reported 16 hours ago
SINGAPORE: A fire broke out on Sunday (Dec 10) at a Shell facility in Pulau Bukom at about 10am, a Shell spokesperson confirmed, adding that the fire was extinguished by firefighters at the site. No injuries were reported, the spokesperson added. “W
Commentary: Great expectations for ASEAN will meet internal contradictions in 2018 -World News
Commentary: Great expectations for ASEAN will meet internal contradictions in 2018 16 hours ago
The most important goal for ASEAN in 2018 is arguably reforms to ensure its relevance, says one observer from RSIS.
China's nationwide audit finds provinces faked data and borrowed illegally -World News
China's nationwide audit finds provinces faked data and borrowed illegally 16 hours ago
December 10, 2017 4:42 PMBEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - China found some local governments inflated revenue levels and raised debt illegally in a nationwide audit, a setback for Beijing in its bid to boost the credibility of economic data after a run of scandals.
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US embassy over Trump's Jerusalem move -World News
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US embassy over Trump's Jerusalem move 17 hours ago
JAKARTA: Thousands protested outside the United States embassy in the Indonesian capital on Sunday (Dec 10) against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, many waving banners saying "Palestine is in our hearts".
Hiroshima survivor accuses West of disarmament sabotage as Nobel Prize is awarded to anti-nuclear group -World News
Hiroshima survivor accuses West of disarmament sabotage as Nobel Prize is awarded to anti-nuclear group 17 hours ago
A Hiroshima bombing survivor, who is to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on Saturday accused Western nuclear powers of “sabotaging” disarmament efforts. While Sunday&rsquo
India faces painful move to cleaner energy -World News
India faces painful move to cleaner energy 17 hours ago
December 10, 2017 4:02 PMUNCHA AMIRPUR, INDIA (AFP) - Subedar Singh bears the scars of India's painful reliance on dirty power and its struggle to pay for the costly transition to the brave new world of solar and renewable electricity.
McDonald's Malaysia refutes Israel ties after boycott calls -World News
McDonald's Malaysia refutes Israel ties after boycott calls 17 hours ago
December 10, 2017 4:19 PMKUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - The Malaysian franchise of McDonald's Corp said it was "disappointed" with calls on social media to boycott the fast food restaurant chain in apparent retaliation to the United States' recognition of Jerus