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Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic

SINGAPORE: Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide...

Oldest artwork in Indonesia

JAKARTA: An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world’s oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, a...

YouTube bans implied threats

SAN FRANCISCO: YouTube broadened its anti-harassment policies on Wednesday to include a ban on "implied" threats along with insults based on race, gender identity or...

Huawei wins contract to develop German 5G network

BERLIN: Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday won a contract to supply 5G infrastructure in Germany but the politically sensitive deal is subject to...

Toxic haze blankets eastern Australia

SYDNEY: Toxic haze blanketed Sydney yesterday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city and forcing school children inside, as "severe"...

Surprisingly Grace-ful win for M’sia

MANILA: National skateboard athlete Grace Wong Sze Ern (pic) pulled off an upset to claim gold for Malaysia in the women’s downhill event at...

‘Sesame Street’ puppeteer dies

WASHINGTON: Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life on the iconic children’s television show “Sesame Street” for half...

Miss South Africa is 2019 Miss Universe

ATLANTA: Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female...

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House partially destroyed in morning blaze

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No case is minor to Sibu police

SIBU:  The local police will treat every case,...