[UPDATE] Malaysia Impossible: Popular radioactive material used to make ‘dirty bombs’ gone missing from local company

UPDATE: Police report that two men have been arrested in connection with the missing device. No further update on where the materials could be, or whether the two newly detained suspects were the same two as from before. Hello, readers! Not to alarm you on this fine Monday, but police and the Atomic Energy Licensing ...

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Wrath of Poseidon: After indiscriminate over-fishing Sabah’s lobster and crab hauling practices under review

Wrath of Poseidon: After indiscriminate over-fishing Sabah’s lobster and crab hauling practices under review

Sabah’s Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong is putting the kibosh on all of your lobster thermidor fantasies, and told media he will be restricting the...

[UPDATE] Five dead, thousands flee as floods hit Malaysia’s Penang

[UPDATE] Five dead, thousands flee as floods hit Malaysia’s Penang

Five people have been killed and over 3,000 evacuated after a storm triggered serious flooding Sunday in Malaysia’s Penang, with the state’s historic capital under...

Divers, volunteers fish two washing machines out of Kota Kinabalu reefs

Divers, volunteers fish two washing machines out of Kota Kinabalu reefs

Umm, how on earth did they get there?

The largest marine park in Malaysia has opened in Sabah

The largest marine park in Malaysia has opened in Sabah

Brilliant!

Bornean orangutan, whale shark sliding towards extinction: conservationists

Bornean orangutan, whale shark sliding towards extinction: conservationists

Borneo's famed orangutan is on the verge of extinction, the IUCN says.

Grass cutter stumbles upon two-meter long crocodile in drain

Grass cutter stumbles upon two-meter long crocodile in drain

'Hey, Mr Grass Cutter, do you mind? I'm sunbathing here.'

Toddler bitten by cobra still in coma

Toddler bitten by cobra still in coma

Despite showing some improvement, the toddler is still in critical condition.

Be careful at natural water spots, says Health Ministry

Be careful at natural water spots, says Health Ministry

A single gulp of water from a contaminated source could spell trouble.

Singapore court jails Malaysian for smuggling puppies into the country

Singapore court jails Malaysian for smuggling puppies into the country

Authorities found six puppies hidden in a modified compartment of his car.


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