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Gelje Sherpa and another guide hauled the Malaysian man from below the summit – where temperatures can dip below minus 30 Celsius – back to Camp 3.
Unemployment among China’s youth rose above 20 per cent for the first time, while Hainan is readying for its first durian harvest this year and the C919 completed its first commercial flight in May.
The dramatic increase in failed safety inspections for tankers in Singapore fits with a regional trend of rising detentions across Asia since Russia invaded Ukraine early last year.
Kee Kok Thiam’s family said he suffered a ‘sudden massive stroke’, weeks after he was reportedly questioned by Malaysia’s corruption authorities.
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Rahimah Nisva, was sentenced to eight months’ jail after she pleaded guilty to causing hurt by means of a heated substance to her husband Muhammad Rahimi Shamir Ahmad Safuan.
Durian has rapidly become the most popular imported fruit in China, and cities bordering Vietnam are stepping up logistics to ensure that fresh supplies can reach any Chinese city in just 1-3 days.
Singaporeans are taking advantage of the weak ringgit for more trips across the border, triggering a shortage of the currency.
Malaysia’s Anti Corruption Commission said in a statement that it had confirmed the fugitive Malaysian financier’s whereabouts with several eyewitnesses, including another 1MDB suspect.
Before the ban, Indonesia was Singapore’s major supplier of sea sand for land expansion, shipping more than 53 million tonnes on average per year between 1997 and 2002.
A ship registered in Fuzhou, China failed to present anchoring permits during a routine inspection in waters off Johor state, Malaysian authorities said. Scrap metal and cannon shells were found on board.
Malaysia sees boosting renewable energy exports, principally to Singapore, as the logical way to fund its ambitious energy transition plans.
Alerted by the woman’s screams, residents called the police who broke down the flat’s door and freed her.
Risks of the side hustle culture include overwork, stress and legal implications of holding a second job in addition to the full-time one, but some Gen Z say it helps keep their passion and interests alive.
The vessel Xiang Yang Hong 10 began operating in the EE zone on May 7 – the most significant incursion since 2019 – but China claims its activity is ‘legitimate and lawful’.
Law Sei Kiew, 85, collapsed and fell into a drain in Bentong during tussle with officials, who placed a noose around the dog and tried to drag it away.
China and India accounted for 2.6 million tonnes and 2.1 million tonnes, respectively, of exports of dirty oil products from Russian since the start of the year, while Singapore and Malaysia had almost 3.5 million tonnes in total.
Homosexuality remains an incendiary topic in Malaysia, where Muslims account for over 60 per cent of the population.
Difficulties underscore scheme’s ambitious nature and ‘great difficulty in reaching agreements among a very heterogeneous group of countries’, say analysts.
Malaysia’s Law Minister Azalina Othman Said confirmed the anti-corruption body has been cooperating with foreign agencies to speed up the process of bringing Low back to Malaysia.
Kami Rita Sherpa reached the summit of Mount Everest for a record 28th time on Tuesday, an official said, completing his second ascent in just a week.
Muhammad Hawari Hashim, who is deaf and mute, went missing between Camp IV and Camp III during his descent after a successful ascent on May 18.
Southeast Asian countries are confident that Chinese-grown tropical fruit will not replace imports any time soon, but they are monitoring China’s long-term progress just in case.
City leader will be flanked by top officials and representatives from finance, technology and professional services on one-week trip, sources say.
First South Asian actor to win best new performer at Hong Kong Film Awards says he knew little about movie industry after first arriving in city at age four.