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September 22, 2017 9:00 PM Thousands evacuated as Bali volcano rumbles

6,000 have left; tourists and other residents warned against camping or hiking near crater DENPASAR (Bali) • Thousands of people were evacuated from villages near an active volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali, officials said yesterday, as tremors rattled some areas and smoke rose above one of the world's most popular tourist spots. The alert status 2

September 20, 2017 6:00 AM CPIB says new polar bear mascot is its ‘friendly’ public face

SINGAPORE – Defending its newest “employee” Kopi Lim, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) said the polar bear mascot is part of its new public outreach effort to “bring more insights into our anti-corruption work”. Kopi Lim, a bespectacled, stuffed polar bear, was introduced to the public over the weekend on the bureau’s Facebook page and YouTube 6

September 19, 2017 10:59 AM Crocodile shaman killed by a croc while looking for a man who was attacked earlier

This is a tragic tale that probably reminds us of the risks animal handlers face when they try to control ferocious animals with hypnosis and body language. Taking brave steps into the spiritual realm was a self-proclaimed Indonesian shaman, who could apparently wield supernatural power over crocodiles. When Suprianto, a pawang buaya (crocodile shaman) 5

September 16, 2017 9:02 PM Goodbye, dear Homer, Lifestyle News & Top Stories

The demand for pet cremation services has been growing in recent years, in line with the increase in the number of pet owners and shifting attitudes on how to send these furry friends off after they die. But complaints against service providers have surfaced. Some residents living near pet crematoriums have complained of a burning smell and one service 3

September 13, 2017 10:23 AM Man, 33, fined $6,600 for possessing and keeping illegal wildlife

SINGAPORE - A 33-year-old man has been fined $6,600 for possessing and keeping illegal wildlife, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) said on Wednesday (Sept 13). It had received a tip-off on Feb 28 that Lim Kok Huat was allegedly selling illegal wildlife online. Working with the informant, the agency monitored his activities and conducted a sting 8

September 13, 2017 8:18 AM Piers Morgan goes ‘ape’ on Good Morning Britain

Photographer David Slater joined PETA Director Elisa Allen on GMB to discuss the long, drawn-out court battle over who owned the copyright of a picture of Naruto, the Macaque monkey. While David claimed, as the photographer, he owned the photograph, Elisa claimed as Naruto took the picture, it belonged to the money. The long, drawn-out court case, which 13

September 12, 2017 8:10 PM Refugees must go home: Bangladeshi PM

DHAKA — The Bangladeshi prime minister demanded yesterday that Myanmar allow the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled recent violence in Buddhist-majority nation — a crisis she said left her speechless. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh would offer the refugees temporary shelter and aid, but Myanmar should set up safe zones 3

September 12, 2017 4:59 AM Bangladesh plans to move reluctant Rohingya Muslims to remote island

Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled violence in Myanmar in search of refuge could be forced to make their new homes on a barren Bangladeshi island that floods every year. The Bangladesh government has appealed for international support to move the Rohingya to the island as the impoverished country confronts a growing crisis over where to house 7

September 12, 2017 3:54 AM Bangladesh seeks international support to move Rohingya refugees to remote island

DHAKA (AFP) - Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled violence in Myanmar in search of refuge could be forced to make their new homes on a barren Bangladeshi island that floods every year. The Bangladesh government has appealed for international support to move the Rohingya to the island as the impoverished country confronts a growing crisis 3

September 11, 2017 4:07 AM Tampa hasn't had a big hurricane in 96 years. That's about to change

It has been nearly a century since the Tampa Bay area was in the bull’s-eye of a major hurricane. That changed when Hurricane Irma veered north Sunday and began barreling toward the twin-cities metropolis of Tampa and St. Peterburg and the western coast of the Florida peninsula. Winds from Irma, which was downgraded to a Category 2 storm, started battering 3