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Airlines embrace pollution plan that could cost them US$24 billion

Airlines embrace pollution plan that...

39 min 55 sec ago

NEW YORK — The aviation industry is supporting a United Nations proposal to limit pollution from international flights even though the measure may eventually cost companies US...

After nearly 100 years, popular Penang coffeeshop forced from original home

After nearly 100 years, popular...

1 hour 54 min ago

GEORGE TOWN — Monday (Sept 26) is Kong Thai Lai Coffeeshop’s final day of operations at its home for the past century in Hutton Lane, but onlookers would never be able to tell.

Philippines reports first Zika pregnancy case

Philippines reports first Zika...

September 26

MANILA — The Philippines on Monday (Sept 26) reported its first known case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus that threatens unborn babies, as authorities warned...

Japan PM Abe vows to ratify TPP trade deal

Japan PM Abe vows to ratify TPP trade...

September 26

TOKYO — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed on Monday (Sept 26) at the start of a 66-day extraordinary legislative session to swiftly ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Melting Greenland ice threatens to expose Cold War waste

Melting Greenland ice threatens to...

September 26

COPENHAGEN (Denmark) — A snow-covered former US army base in Greenland — dubbed “a city under ice” — could leak pollutants into the environment as the climate changes, raising...

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