Britain plans to ban live animal exports for slaughter after Brexit

LONDON: The British government on Friday launched a consultation on banning the export of live animals for slaughter after Brexit, saying it would be free of EU laws. Existing EU trading rules allow for animals to be transported abroad for slaughter and a 2012 attempt by a local authority in the UK to ban the practice […]

Senate panel calls for reforms to ease prison congestion

Senate president Rais Yatim says there is overcrowding in 25 of Malaysia’s 38 prisons. (Prison Department Facebook pic) KUALA LUMPUR: A special Senate committee has recommended that the government conduct prison reforms for short and long term to solve the problem of congestion in prisons. Dewan Negara president Rais Yatim said the move involved aspects […]