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Jamaican wins Miss World title

LONDON: Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work...

Pencak silat gets Unesco status

JAKARTA: Anwar bin Sholeh had something to cheer when he showed up at a Jakarta training centre to practice pencak silat —...

Deforestation in Amazon surged by 104 percent

RIO DE JANEIRO: Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon in November surged by 104 percent compared to the same month in 2018, according to...

World’s hottest peppers grow under snow

NISKA BANJA (Serbia): December snow flurries in Serbia haven’t stopped Aleksandar Tanic from cultivating his scorching-hot crop: the crinkly chili peppers that...

Strong quake hits Philippines

MANILA: A strong earthquake hit the southern Philippine island of Mindanao yesterday, geologists said, causing damage and injuries in an area still...

Hotter temperature could kill 2,100 more a year

PARIS: A rise in temperature of just two degrees Celsius could lead to an additional 2,100 deaths from injuries every year in...

Protect 30 percent of planet by 2030

PARIS: Thirty percent of Earth’s surface across land and sea should become protected areas by 2030 to ensure the viability of ecosystems...

Rain offers hope in bushfire fight

SYDNEY: Forecasts of heavy rain offered hope yesterday in the months-long battle to contain Australia’s unprecedented bushfires, but smoke lifted pollution levels...

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Vibrant red lanterns set CNY mood

SIBU: The festive mood is here as the Chinese New Year celebration is around the corner.

Smoother ride for Rumah Segudan folk

BALINGIAN: Folk at Rumah Segudan near here now enjoy a more comfortable ride on their newly upgraded road.

Crackdown timely

ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE KUCHING: A hefty fine recently imposed on pangolin smugglers is commensurate...

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