Japan’s Mount Aso Volcano Erupts

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TOKYO, Oct 8 – Mount Aso in southern Japan erupted early Saturday belching a column of ash several thousand metres into the air, the latest eruption in one of the world’s most volcanically active countries. Japan Meteorological Agency issued its third-highest alert, warning people not to approach the volcano after it rumbled

Police To Keep Track Of Obese Officers

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GEORGE TOWN, Oct 8 – The police force will start recording data to keep track on obese police officers starting next year with the target to achieve its “trim and fit” mission by 2018. Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) Management Director Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah said that they had identified some 10,000 police

First Blood To Rampant Rosberg In Japan

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SUZUKA, Oct 7 – Nico Rosberg gave his wounded team-mate Lewis Hamilton plenty to think about by topping the time sheets in both practice sessions Friday for this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix. The German, who has a 23-point championship lead over Hamilton with five races left this year, pipped the triple world

Colombia President Wins Nobel Prize For Peace Efforts

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OSLO, Oct 7 – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Prize Friday for his “resolute” efforts to end five decades of war in his country, despite voters’ shock rejection of a historic peace deal. The award was unexpected after voters rejected the accord Santos signed last month with FARC leader

Malaysia Back In World Cup After 15 Years

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HONG KONG, Oct 7 – Malaysia are back in the World Cup of Golf for the first time since 2001 with Danny Chia and Nicholas Fung earning a late entry into the prestigious team event. The $8 million (RM33 million) tournament, which features two-man teams representing 28 countries, takes place in Melbourne from

Anwar’s Suit Against Utusan Melayu Settled

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 – The defamation suit filed by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix) against Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd and its group editor-in-chief Datuk Abdul Aziz Ishak over the issue on the terrorist intrusion in Lahad Datu, Sabah, was settled today. The matter was resolved with the two defendants submitting a statement of

BIGLOBE Selects NEC’s Traffic Management Solution

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TOKYO, Oct 5 – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that BIGLOBE, a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) and one of the leading Internet service providers in Japan, selected NEC’s Traffic Management Solution (TMS) to deliver higher Quality of Experience (QoE) for their mobile communication subscribers. The TMS has been

49 SMK Guar Chempedak Students Suffer Food Poisoning

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YAN, Oct 5 – Forty-nine students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Guar Chempedak here, suffered food poisoning believed after eating meals served at the dining hall of the school’s hostel today. Yan Police chief DSP Muhamad Halim Yatim said all of the victims were rushed to Yan Hospital with the majority of them

Boloro Global Names Karl P. Kilb III, CEO

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NEW YORK, NY, Oct 5 – Boloro Global Limited, a New York City-based company with global patents on its handset neutral two-factor authentication technology, has announced that Karl P. Kilb III, former General Counsel of Bloomberg LP, is now the CEO of Boloro Global Limited. “We are thrilled to have

PAS Yet To Hold Merger Talks With Other Parties

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KOTA BARU, Oct 4 – PAS has not held any discussions to merge with other parties in preparation for the 14th General Election (GE14), said vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah. Mohd Amar said even though the party had given the opportunity to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin

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