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Hottest day in Australia

SYDNEY: Australia this week experienced its hottest day on record and the heatwave is expected to worsen, exacerbating an already unprecedented bushfire season, authorities said...

Sydney trims Christmas tree with bushfire debris

SYDNEY: A Christmas tree made from charred branches and other bushfire debris has been put up in Sydney’s central business district in a poignant...

Koalas rescued from path of raging bushfire

SYDNEY: A dozen koalas have been rescued from the path of bushfires raging near Sydney, conservationists said Tuesday, as devastating blazes increasingly encroach on critical...

Bushfire haze a health emergency

SYDNEY: Australia’s biggest city is facing a “public health emergency” over the bushfire smoke that has choked Sydney for weeks, leading doctors warned yesterday...

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"...

Sydney struggles to breathe

MELBOURNE: A giant bushfire on the edge of Sydney, which has blanketed the city in smoke causing a spike in respiratory illnesses and the...

Mega fire forms north of Sydney

SYDNEY: Several Australian bush fires have combined to form a “mega fire” that is burning out of control across a swathe of land north...

Sydney smoke crisis longest on record

SYDNEY: Australian bush fires have caused unprecedented pollution in Sydney and along the country’s east coast, officials said yesterday, with smoke and dust burning residents’...

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RM4,000 fine for injuring cat

BINTULU: A 57-year-old man was fined RM4,000 by a Magistrate’s Court here for causing injury to a...

Food aid for needy at Native Resthouse

KAPIT: Kapit District Council (KDC) Native Resthouse (RumahTemuai No 1) located at Jalan Selirik here has become...

Medical supplies for Bintulu Hospital

KUCHING: Medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) are making their way to all areas in Sarawak.

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RM4,000 fine for injuring cat

BINTULU: A 57-year-old man was fined RM4,000...

Food aid for needy at Native Resthouse

KAPIT: Kapit District Council (KDC) Native Resthouse...