Google won its fight against tougher "right to be forgotten" rules after Europe's top court said on Tuesday it does not have to remove links to sensitive personal data worldwide, rejecting a French demand. The case is seen as a test of whether Europe can extend its laws beyond its borders
Malaysians are waking up to slightly brighter skies today, as the northeast monsoon season begins, and winds push the haze that has been blanketing the country for weeks from the peninsula. Easterly air from the South China Sea arrives in October, annually. As of this afternoon, 11 areas have recorded
David Beckham and Adwoa Aboah are hoping to inspire the UK's next generation of fashion moguls, by helping the British Fashion Council (BFC) to launch a new fashion studio apprenticeship. The ex-footballer, who acts as the BFC Ambassadorial President, and the supermodel, who is the BFC Ambassador
Eight babies were killed when a fire ripped through a maternity hospital in eastern Algeria before dawn on Tuesday, emergency services said. "We managed to rescue 11 babies, 107 women and 28 staff" after the 3:50 am (0250 GMT) fire in the hospital in Oued Souf, 500 kilometres (300 miles) southeast
Environmentalist candidate Lukas Hammer dismisses it as a "solution of the past" as he hikes with few dozen supporters on the outskirts of Vienna in one of the Greens' final campaign events ahead of Sunday's national election. Riding on climate change being the number one voter concern
In fact, the residential overhang situation and home ownership among Malaysians are expected to improve in the second half of the year with the extension of the HOC incentives from 1 July to 31 December.
Fiji coach John McKee lashed out Tuesday at Australian counterpart Michael Cheika, suggesting the Wallaby has a different idea of the "spirit of the game" amid a row over a high tackle. The two have been at loggerheads over a no-arms high tackle by Wallaby winger Reece Hodge that left Peceli
Indonesian forest fires are putting nearly 10 million children at risk from air pollution, the United Nations warned Tuesday, as scientists said the blazes were releasing vast amounts of greenhouse gases. Jakarta has deployed tens of thousands of personnel and water-bombing aircraft to tackle the slash-and-burn
PETALING JAYA, Sept 24 — Singer Aishah is not having anyone make fun of her age and social media savviness, especially not with derogatory slurs. After sharing a moment at the recent Anugerah...
Kylie Jenner has scored a major high-end fashion collaboration for her beauty brand, Kylie Cosmetics. The makeup mogul has been secretly working on a beauty collection with the luxury fashion house of Balmain, and the series is tipped for release on September 27, the day of the label's Spring/Summer
Veteran conservationist David Attenborough has taken aim at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not giving a "damn" about coal emissions and his lack of action on climate change. The British natural historian said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that Morrison's conservative
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 24 ― A Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) professor has proposed that cybersecurity be incorporated into the national school syllabus. Associate Professor M. Selvakumar, a researcher...
Large numbers of bats are being found severely emaciated or starved to death in Australia amid a prolonged drought that is crippling their food supply, according to wildlife carers and environment officials. There has been a "rapid increase" in the number of stricken native flying foxes found
Japanese authorities on Tuesday referred the case of a US military pilot to prosecutors over the 2016 crash of an Osprey aircraft that fuelled sentiment against a US base on Okinawa island. The crash did not kill anyone and only caused injuries to two of the five crew members aboard the US Marine MV
Asian markets crept up Tuesday but dealers remain on edge following contrasting economic data out of Europe and the US as investors await developments in the China-US trade standoff. After last week's dovish shift by global central banks, dealers are in wait-and-see mode, with the key focus now
Abdullah Rasul has so little contact with his family in China that it took three months for him to find out that his father was dead. Like other Uighur refugees from northwest China, Rasul, 35, who now lives in Istanbul, knows that making contact with relatives back home risks them coming under greater
US President Donald Trump stirred up fresh outrage on social media Monday with a tweet mocking an impassioned speech made by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg at the UN climate summit in New York. The trolling of the teen activist -- who suffers from Asperger's syndrome, a mild form of autism
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 — Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin was upset with the terms of the Terengganu Investment Authority’s RM5 billion bond issuance, Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High...
IPOH, Sept 24 — Police have arrested three suspects in connection with an arson attack on a wooden house at Jalan New Delhi in Buntong here on Sunday night. Ipoh deputy district police chief...
Nintendo Co Ltd is set to bring one of its most successful franchises to mobile for the first time on Wednesday with the global launch of Mario Kart Tour, in a test of the gaming firm's strategy to drive growth beyond consoles. Mario Kart Tour will feature gameplay familiar to longtime Nintendo