5,000 Penang fishermen to hang up nets on Nov 4
GEORGE TOWN: Thousands of fishermen will stop fishing for a day on Nov 4 in protest against the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, which they say is throwing sand into their rice bowls.
Much-loved forest reserve in sorry state
BUKIT MERTAJAM: It has been almost two years since Penang was hit by a massive storm but the exposed slopes and cliffs along the 3.6km tarred road in Cherok To’Kun...
Malaysia celebrates 62nd Merdeka Day in Putrajaya
Thousands of people gathered at the Putrajaya Square on Saturday morning to celebrate the 62nd Merdeka Day themed “Sayangi Malaysiaku: Malaysia Bersih” (Love Our Malaysia: A Clean Malaysia).The S...
Amazon fires spark worries of a 'death spiral'
Thousands of wildfires are decimating the Amazon, threatening the very existence of the world’s largest rainforest and a bulwark against climate change.Reuters correspondent Jake Spring has been tra...
Thousands protest in Kashmir despite clampdown
Indian police used tear gas and pellets to fight back at least 10,000 people protesting Delhi’s withdrawal of special rights for Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state in its main city of Srinagar ...
Hong Kong protesters face riot charge
More than 40 people appeared in a Hong Kong court on Wednesday as they have been charged with rioting in last Sunday’s protest that turned violent.Thousands of activists clashed with police near Bei...
Cops praised for taking care of dog
POLICE in Madhya Pradesh, India, have been commended for rescuing and taking care of a dog after they arrested its owner for killing five people, Malaysia Nanban reported.
How encrypted messages and car ‘crashes’ helped Hong Kong protesters
Thousands of black-clad demonstrators braved tear gas and rain for 79 days in Hong Kong’s 2014 “Umbrella Movement”. The lessons of that agitation appear to have made the city’s protesters swifter and better prepared in some of their latest attempts to weather police action.
Celebrating Hari Raya, Sarawak style
Thousands of people from all walks of life thronged the Hari Raya open house of the Sarawak State government recently at the Borneo Convention Centre in Kuching.