Tag: water

Malaysian villagers escape floods on excavator as 28,000 evacuated

Malaysian villagers were evacuated in an excavator while others swam through deep waters Wednesday as the number forced from their homes by floods rose to more than 28,000 with at least four dead.  Flooding hits the country's east coast during the rainy season annually and...

Oyster shells given new life as reefs off Texas coast

by François PICARD On the terrace of a seafood restaurant in Houston, Texas's largest city, a few ladies are enjoying a local oyster dish: the breaded mollusks are slathered in mayonnaise and served in a sandwich. Sitting in the shade of a palm tree on a...

Penang appeals to Putrajaya to stop rare earth mining in Kedah

GEORGE TOWN, Dec. 9 -- Penang is urging Putrajaya to stop rare earth mining activities in Ulu Muda, Sik and Baling in Kedah to protect the water supply security of Perlis, Kedah and Penang. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state does not...

Serial killer targeted strangers for fun. His family called him ‘Psycho Razi’: Cops

India, Dec. 5 -- His family back in Bihar, by his own admission, called him "Psycho Razi", 22-year-old Mohammad Razi told the Gurugram police after his arrest, but it was the desire to make something of himself, to show the world that he could...

China defends dam on Brahmaputra, India hits back

India, Dec. 4 -- India on Thursday said China must ensure its hydropower projects don't infringe on the water rights of lower riparian states, even as Beijing asserted its right to build a dam on the lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo river close...

Report: Umno, PAS and Bersatu must present united front to avoid three-cornered fights in GE15, says Tuan Ibrahim

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 22 -- Umno, PAS and Bersatu must present a united front at the next general election or risk the prospect of three-cornered fights, Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has said, as reported by Mingguan Malaysiatoday. In an exclusive interview with the...

Now, preacher Ebit Lew helps Zoo Negara animals by donating food

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 16 -- Preacher Ustaz Ebit Lew's latest philanthropy effort is now helping animals. His latest effort took him to Zoo Negara where he donated 200 kilogrammes of beef and 500 kilogrammes of vegetables and fruits. In his latest post on Facebook, he said...

Popular preacher Ebit Lew flies in 10 tonne of basic food items to aid Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 6 -- Popular preacher Ustaz Ebit Lew is sending in another cargo of supplies and this time to aid the Sabahan people. The 10-tonne cargo consisting of basic food items were flown in from Senai Airport in Johor Baru via cargo airline,...

Video shows chunk of ice breaking in a pleasing manner. Seen it yet?

India, Nov. 4 -- The Internet has a vast variety of videos in different categories. While some of them induce excitement, others leave you feeling calm. This old clip that resurfaced on Reddit captures both the emotions of excitement and calmness. Chances are you...

Amid ongoing political instability, pundits say a DPM from Umno the best lifeline for Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 2 -- Right from the time he unveiled his list of Cabinet ministers, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has been fighting for political stability. Analysts polled by Malay Mail believe one power-move that could help the prime minister keep his head above water,...