My Sinchew/ News

Reuters reporters to face trial for breach of secrecy act

Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis must face trial, a judge ruled Monday, for an offence that carries up to 14 years in jail.


Landslide warnings as Japan digs through rain devastation

Desperate relatives braced for bad news Monday as rescuers dug through landslides in the wake of severe floods that have killed 100 people and left swathes of central and western Japan under water.


Official death toll from record Japan rains rises to 75

The death toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose to 75 on Monday, according to an official tally, as rescue operations continued.


Electricity potential answer to the mystery of 'flying' spiders

The phenomenon of "flying" spiders gliding into the air and traveling like balloons for hundreds of miles (kilometers) has a new possible explanation: the air's natural electric charge.


A night in Mandela's prison cell, yours for US$300k

For rich corporate executives, fine food, expensive wine and five-star hotels come as standard.


Nuts may boost male fertility

Eating nuts "significantly" boosted the number and health of sperm in young men in a scientific trial, researchers said Wednesday.


Scientists create embryos, hope to save near-extinct rhino

Months after the death of Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, scientists said Wednesday they have grown embryos containing DNA of his kind, hoping to save the subspecies from extinction.


Mahathir to discuss China mega-projects on August visit

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday he is set to visit China next month to discuss "unfair" terms for several big projects signed by his scandal-tainted predecessor Najib Razak.


21 dead, many more bodies seen inside sunken Thai tourist boat

Thai rescuers pulled 21 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board.


Japan executes sarin attack cult leader and six followers

The leader of the Japanese doomsday cult that carried out a deadly 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway was executed Friday along with six of his followers, decades after the horrific crime.


 

Copyright © 2018 MCIL Multimedia Sdn Bhd (515740-D).
All rights reserved. Contact us : [email protected]