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All a boar-d! Wild pig takes Hong Kong subway journey

HONG KONG: A young wild boar in Hong Kong has sparked delight by hopping onto a Hong Kong subway train and leading staff on a merry cross-harbour chase that included boarding two separate trains. The plucky piglet slipped under the ticket...

‘Cruella’ becomes fifth movie to top 1 mln admissions in S. Korea this year

SEOUL: Disney's live action film "Cruella" has become the fifth movie to attract over 1 million viewers in South Korea this year, box office data showed Wednesday. The crime comedy flick, released on May 26, drew more than 24,000 people...

Asean to set up new cybersecurity centre in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Ministry of Defence announced a new cybersecurity and information centre of Asean will be set up in Singapore for better exchange of information among defence ministries of member countries to combat cyber security threats and misinformation, reported...

Indian man who headed ‘world’s largest family’ dies

NEW DELHI: Indian man from the northeastern state of Mizoram who is believed to have headed the world's largest family, with 38 wives and 89 children, died Sunday at the age of 76, officials said. According to Anadolu Agency (AA),...

Brunei reports new imported Covid-19 case

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei reported one new confirmed COVID-19 case on Sunday, bringing the national tally to 250. According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, the patient is a 42-year-old woman who arrived in the country from Indonesia on May 30,...

Phua Chu Kang vows to be a better driver and rider

SINGAPORE: Actor Gurmit Singh who gained fame from the "Phua Chu Kang" sitcom was fined S$800 and banned from driving for three months after pleading guilty to speeding. Gurmit who has a big following in Malaysia vowed “to do better...

Pakistan train crash death toll rises to 36

ISLAMABAD: The death toll from a head-on collision between two passenger trains in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has increased to 36 yesterday morning (June 6) with over 50 others injured, local media and officials said. Divisional Transport Officer of Pakistan...

2.12 bln Covid vaccine shots administered worldwide

ANKARA: Over 2.12 billion coronavirus vaccine have been administered so far worldwide, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported according citing the figures compiled by Our World in Data showed. China leads the global count in statistics on Sunday (June 5) with over 763.07...

Covid-19 cases in Malaysia and selected countries

KUALA LUMPUR: The following are the updates on Covid-19 figures in Malaysia and selected countries across the world as at 10am today (June 7). Globally there have been 172,630,637 confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 3,718,683 deaths as reported to the...

‘Super Blood Moon’ celestial show over the Pacific Rim

SYDNEY: Stargazers across the Pacific Rim can cast their eyes skyward on Wednesday night and behold a "Super Blood Moon", as the heavens align to bring a rare celestial twin treat.  The first total lunar eclipse in two years is...

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All a boar-d! Wild pig takes Hong Kong subway journey

HONG KONG: A young wild boar in Hong Kong has sparked delight by hopping onto a Hong Kong subway train...