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Three protesters killed as Myanmar workers go on strike

Protesters react after tear gas is fired by police during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon. — AFP photo YANGON: Three anti-coup protesters...

Covid’s impact could mean millions more child marriages — Unicef

WASHINGTON: The outsized impact Covid-19 has had on women in some countries could result in an additional 10 million child marriages in this decade,...

Philippine rights watchdog probes deadly anti-communist raids

Policemen stand guard as members of women’s group Gabriela hold a protest near the presidential palace on International Women’s Day in Manila. — AFP...

Comwel to propose 30 per cent of seats for women in next GE — Zuraida

Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin KLANG: The Council of Malaysian Women Political Leaders (Comwel) will propose to the Election Commission (EC) to designate 30 per cent of...

Yemen Huthis target Saudi oil facilities in new escalation

RIYADH: A missile and drone attack targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry on Sunday in an assault claimed by Yemen’s Huthi rebels,...

Mayor reminds park users to continue observing SOPs

Yii distributes facemasks and hand sanitizers to park users during the visit. MIRI: Members of the public are reminded to continue observing standard operating procedures...

Turkey arrests man for beating ex-wife on street

ISTANBUL: A man was arrested in Turkey on Sunday after a video on social media purportedly showing him beating his ex-wife on a street sparked...

Repair works on leaked main pipe at Kpg Setunggang Ulu underway, assures JBALB

A section of the highway project development along Jalan Lundu-Bau. KUCHING: The repair works on the leaked main pipe at Kampung Setunggang Ulu in Lundu...

ProtectHealth to be executor for private GPs participation in PICK

Dr Adham (left) speaks at a press conference regarding the  National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) as  Khairy looks on. — Bernama photo PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of...

Empowering women will continue to be a top national agenda — Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR: The Perikatan Nasional (PN) government has always upheld the principle of women’s empowerment and will ensure that it continues to be an...

MOH facilities capable of administering Covid-19 vaccine to haj pilgrims — Dr Adham

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry (MOH) facilities are ready and capable of administering Covid-19 vaccine to Malaysian pilgrims if the haj is allowed to be performed...

Kanowit-Kapit fibre optic project under way

Jafer (second left) presenting a memento to Masing after the briefing while others look on. KUCHING: The fibre optic cable deployment works from Kanowit to...

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