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Expanding 'dead zone' in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

In the waters of the Arabian Sea, a vast "dead zone" the size of Scotland is expanding and scientists say climate change may be to blame.


Waytha appointed minister, four others made deputy ministers

Senator P. Waytha Moorthy was appointed and sworn in today as a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (National Unity and Social Well-being) and four other senators were appointed and sworn in as deputy ministers.


Chin Tong, Waytha among eight Senators sworn in

Five of the Senators will be sworn in as ministers and deputy ministers at Istana Negara later today.


India orders all Mother Teresa care homes inspected

India has ordered an immediate inspection of all childcare homes run by a religious order founded by Mother Teresa after a nun was arrested over an alleged adoption racket.


Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier

With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn't look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley.


Indonesian mob slaughters 'hundreds' of crocs in revenge attack

An angry mob has slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in Indonesia after a local man was killed by one of the reptiles, authorities said Monday.


Najib withdraws summons against AG, Shukri, Amar Singh

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has withdrawn the summons against Attorney-General Tommy Thomas, MACC Chief Commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull and the Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) Director Commissioner Datuk Seri Amar Singh Ishar Singh over the 1MDB investigations.


Mohamad Ariff new Dewan Rakyat Speaker

Former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Yusof took his oath of office as the ninth Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat today.


Dutch city to unveil world's first 3D-printed housing complex

The southern Dutch city of Eindhoven plans to unveil the world's first 3D-printed housing complex next year, which its inventors believe could revolutionise the building industry by speeding up and customising construction.


Virtual whale ride helps ease fear of heights: study

People who had lived with a fear of heights for decades became less afraid after virtual reality (VR) therapy that saw them riding a flying whale, researchers said Thursday.


 

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