US sails warship near Taiwan a week ahead of presidential inauguration

An MH-60 Sea Hawk takes off from the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell while in the Taiwan Strait. (Facebook pic/USPacificFleet) TAIPEI: The US navy said on Thursday it had sailed a guided-missile destroyer through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, a week before Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s inauguration for a second term in office amid rising tension with […]

Rights group questions sentence for man filmed hanging dog from tree

A video screenshot of Muhammad Yoges Balaraman untying the dog after being admonished by a passer-by. PETALING JAYA: An animal rights group said it is “unacceptable” for a mental health patient to be incarcerated after a man who hanged his dog from a tree was fined RM40,000 or 12 months in lieu yesterday. Lawyers for […]