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March 27, 2017

3 lagi mangsa culik Malaysia diselamatkan tentera Filipina

Share This: Tiga kru kapal tunda Serudong 3 itu diselamatkan dalam satu operasi di perairan Sulu, tengah malam tadi. TAWAU: Kawasan Keselamatan Khas Pantai Timur Sabah (Esscom) mengesahkan 3 lagi rakyat Malaysia yang diculik kumpulan Abu Sayyaf di perairan Dent Haven, Lahad Datu, pada Julai tahun lalu, diselamatkan pasukan keselamatan Filipina, tengah malam tadi. Fandy

Malaysia

Bird flu: Live birds from Malaysia banned by Saudi Arabia

Share This: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture imposes the temporary import ban after a warning from the World Organisation for Animal Health. PETALING JAYA: The outbreak of the H5N1 avian influenza virus has led to the Saudi Arabian government taking precautionary measures by imposing an import ban on live birds from Malaysia.

Lucasfilm lost sleep over uncanny resurrections of ‘Rogue One’

Share This: In a bonus featurette entitled “The Princess and The Governor,” animation supervisor Hal Hickel discusses a cutting-edge special effects process he describes as a “long series of failures resulting in victory.” LOS ANGELES: It grossed US$1 billion and picked up numerous awards nominations, but a particular aspect of “Rogue One: A Star Wars

World

Seven students, one teacher killed in Japan avalanche

Share This: TOKYO: An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more. More than 100 troops were deployed in a major rescue mission after the avalanche hit ski slopes in Tochigi prefecture north of Tokyo. Television footage showed rescuers climbing the mountainside as ambulances

Trump to roll back Obama clean power plan

Share This: WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday to undo his predecessor Barack Obama’s plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fuelled power plants, according to the new environmental chief. Speaking on ABC‘s Sunday talk show “This Week“, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said rolling back Obama’s 2015 Clean Power

Sports

Defoe’s experience can help England, says Lallana – Football

Share This: (Reuters) – England will benefit from the wealth of experience veteran striker Jermain Defoe brings to their young squad, midfielder Adam Lallana said after the 34-year-old scored in Sunday’s 2-0 World Cup qualifier win over Lithuania. Defoe, who was called up to the senior squad for the first time since November 2013, was

Ronaldo beats Messi as world’s best paid footballer | Sports

Share This: Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with €87.5 million (RM420.2 million) in earnings. — Reuters picPARIS, March 27 — Real Madrid’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo was the best paid footballer in 2016-17, with €87.5 million (RM420.2 million) in earnings, ahead of his Argentinian rival at Barcelona, Lionel Messi (€76.5 million), according

Van Gaal to help in search for new Netherlands coach – Football

Share This: AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Louis van Gaal featured prominently as Dutch media speculated over possible coaches for the national team but the country’s football association (KNVB) wants him to help search for Danny Blind’s replacement, De Telegraaf reported on Monday. Blind’s 20-month tenure ended after a 2-0 loss in Bulgaria on Saturday left the

Fifa Under-17 World Cup to be held in New Delhi | Sports

Share This: India are currently 130th in the Fifa world rankings. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, March 27 — The Under-17 World Cup will kick off in New Delhi, marking India’s first-ever Fifa tournament, world football’s governing body said today despite initial concern over air quality in the world’s most polluted capital. After a week-long inspection,

Kenya dominate world cross-country champs – Athletics

Share This: Kenya’s Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor reacts as he crosses the finishing line. -Reuters KAMPALA: Kenya dominated the World Cross-Country Championships on Sunday, Geoffrey Kamworor defending his men’s title, Irene Cheptai leading a historic cleansweep in the women’s race and Asbel Kiprop helping to secure a third gold in the mixed relay. Kamworor had to