Saturday, April 10, 2021

Eye-popper

Robots serve up food and fun

BUDAPEST: The robots at the Enjoy Budapest Cafe can do it all - they can serve up food and drink, tell jokes, dance with the kids or just hang out for a chat with customers. The cafe, opened by IT...

Horse named ‘Australian of the year’

SYDNEY: In the race to find an Australian role model that has demonstrated hard work, grit and honesty in the last year, one Aussie paper has decided the only one in the running is a horse. Finding a dearth of...

Vulgar man arrested

KUCHING: A 35-year-old man was arrested after he scolded the police and showed his private parts to them when they tried to check him. The man was spotted acting suspiciously near a 24-hour-convenience store in a recreation centre here.Police asked...

Rent-a-sister: Coaxing Japan’s young men out of their rooms

Some half a million young men in Japan are believed to have withdrawn from society, a BBC report said. They are known as hikikomori. Their families often don’t know what to do with these men who refused to leave their bedrooms,...

Woman convicted of forcing maid to hurt herself

SINGAPORE: Would you be so cruel as to abuse your maid by asking her to drink water laced with detergent? A Singaporean woman was found guilty yesterday of abusing her Myanmar maid, including forcing her to pour hot water onto...

Wife burns hubby alive over cellphone password

An Indonesian woman burned her husband alive after he refused to give her the password to his mobile phone. Dedi Purnama, 26, had been working to repair the roof tiles on the couple’s home when his wife Ilham Cahyani, 25,...

Beijingers vent their stress in ‘anger room’

BEIJING: It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin. All...

Lazada M’sia is offering “Rental Boyfriends” this CNY

Dear single ladies, are you dreading the inevitable “why no boyfriend yet” question from your nosy relatives this coming CNY? Well, let Lazada help you keep the kepoh aunties away. From Jan 16 to 18, the online shopping site will...

Did you win that $1.5bln lottery?

SIMPSONVILLE (South Carolina): Someone, somewhere could lay claim to that $1.537 billion (RM6.382 billion) Mega Millions jackpot from October: We know the sole winning ticket was sold at a grocery store in Simpsonville, South Carolina. But as of Friday...

Air traveller held with gold in microwave oven

HYDERABAD: A passenger was held at the Hyderabad international airport with over 2 kg of gold hidden in a microwave oven. The gold, worth Rs 66 lakhs (MR27.39 million), was smuggled by concealing it in an oven by the passenger...

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GOF foils five human smuggling attempts over nine days

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) foiled five human smuggling attempts during operations conducted between Apr 1 and 9. GOF...