US detains record number of migrants at Mexico border, nearly 100,000

A migrant family crosses the border into Texas from Mexico last week. (AP pic) WASHINGTON: US border agents detained nearly 100,000 migrants at the US-Mexico border in February, according to two people familiar with preliminary figures, the highest monthly total since a major border surge in mid-2019. The figures, which have not been previously reported, […]

Would you be happy if your MP were 9,000km away?

Deputy federal territories minister Edmund Santhara thought he could administer his Segamat parliamentary constituency from 9,000km away without any hitches. He was wrong. Anyone accessing his Facebook page would have been none the wiser. There are several photos of his Parlimen Team Santhara (PTS) giving out food parcels on his behalf, visiting the sick and […]