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Weather merry-go-round poses new risks for Australia

SYDNEY: A “merry-go-round” of extreme weather was hampering efforts by firefighters in Australia to tackle unprecedented bushfires that have killed at least...

Rain brings joy to firefighters, farmers

SYDNEY: Drought-breaking storms dumped desperately needed rain on some bushfireravaged parts of eastern Australia yesterday, while giving joy to many farmers who...

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...

Australia gets recovery fund

SYDNEY: Reserve troops fanned out across fire-ravaged regions in three Australian states yesterday after a horror weekend, as the government pledged $1.4...

Australia orders mass evacuation

SYDNEY: Australia ordered residents and tourists out of the path of raging bush fires yesterday as the country braced for a weekend...

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...

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SFC probing illegal hunting of wildlife

KUCHING: Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) is currently investigating the illegal hunting of wildlife reported to have taken...

Postpone Raya visits, public urged

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been urged to postpone the tradition of house-to-house visits during the coming Hari Raya...

92,000 Muslims have paid zakat fitrah

KUCHING: By the 21st day of Ramadan (May 14), some 92,000 Muslims throughout the state have performed...

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SFC probing illegal hunting of wildlife

KUCHING: Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) is currently...

Postpone Raya visits, public urged

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been urged to postpone...