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October 31, 2017 9:04 PM Do more for cat welfare in Singapore

Between 2015 and last year, there were an estimated 51,500 pet cats in Singapore, compared to 62,000 pet dogs. In the same period, there were 353 cat adoptions and 190 dog adoptions at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Love Cats programme to allow Chong Pang residents to keep cats in their flats is reaching the end of its pilot 4

October 31, 2017 9:01 PM Malaysian FA fined $40,000 after 'dog chant' by fans at SEA Games

Malaysia's football body was fined US$30,000 (S$40,000) yesterday, after the national team's fans chanted "dogs" at supporters from Singapore and Brunei during August's SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian supporters chanted "Brunei dogs should just be killed" during their side's 2-1 victory over their neighbours on Aug 14, the Asian Football Confederation 8

October 31, 2017 11:39 AM Malaysia fined S$40,900 over ‘dog’ chants at SEA Games

MALAYSIA – Malaysia’s football body was fined USS$30,000 (S$40,900) on Tuesday (Oct 31) after the national team’s fans chanted “dogs” at supporters from Singapore and Brunei during matches at the South-East Asian (SEA) Games. Malaysian supporters chanted “Brunei dogs should just be killed” during their side’s 2-1 victory over the neighbouring country 9

October 28, 2017 6:21 AM A war of words puts Facebook at the centre of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Myanmar's government has barred Ashin Wirathu, an ultranationalist Buddhist monk, from public preaching for the past year, saying his speeches helped fuel the violence against the country's Rohingya ethnic group that the United Nations calls ethnic cleansing. So he has turned to an even more powerful and ubiquitous platform to get his message 5

October 26, 2017 5:54 AM Thai funeral steeped in Buddhism, history with modern touch

Sculptures of King Bhumibol's favourite dogs will have place of pride among the 500 depictions of animals, gods and mythical creatures adorning the 50-meter (164-foot) -high crematorium. The 70-centimeter (2.2-foot) -tall painted statues of Tongdaeng and Jo Cho will be on the top tier, near the bier for the royal coffin. Tongdaeng, a stray adopted by the king in 1998, gained 9

October 23, 2017 12:39 AM Gunman arrested, hostages freed at British bowling alley

NUNEATON - British police arrested a gunman on Sunday (Oct 22) and freed two hostages after a near five-hour stand-off at a bowling alley. The arrest at Bermuda Park leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, came after police evacuated the area on being alerted to the gunman at around 2.30pm (9.30pm Singapore time). "We are pleased that we were able to bring 9

October 21, 2017 9:00 PM Three dead, 11 missing in Penang landslide

Indiscriminate development of hillside properties blamed for tragedy in dry weather GEORGE TOWN • Rescuers toiled to find victims buried under a 35m-high heap of soil after a landslide hit a construction site on Malaysia's Penang Island yesterday morning, and public anger mounted over the state government's failure to regulate hillslope developments 25

October 21, 2017 1:59 PM 4 dead in Penang landslide; canine unit moves in to search for victims

GEORGE TOWN: Four foreign workers were killed and 10 others are missing after a landslide at a construction site in George Town, capital of the northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said. The bodies of three Bangladeshis and one unidentified person were found in the debris, officials said late on Saturday (Oct 21). Two workers escaped with light 9

October 21, 2017 12:10 PM Three Dead, Search On Missing 11 After Landslide At Malaysia Construction Site

Kuala Lumpur: Three foreign workers were killed and 11 others were missing after a landslide at a construction site in George Town, capital of the northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said on Saturday. The bodies of two Indonesians and one Myanmarese were pulled from the debris, while two other workers escaped with light injuries, officials 3

October 21, 2017 12:01 PM 4 dead from landslide at Penang construction site, victim search to continue

GEORGE TOWN: Four foreign workers were killed and 10 others are missing after a landslide at a construction site in George Town, capital of the northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said. The bodies of three Bangladeshis and one unidentified person were found in the debris, officials said late on Saturday (Oct 21). Two workers escaped with light 3