Contaminated water in Malaysia's opposition state sparks claims of sabotage

SELANGOR: Malaysian opposition leaders are crying sabotage after a river was contaminated with an ether-based chemical, disrupting water supplies to about 1.8 million people. Selangor state officials said water supply has been restored as of Monday (Oct 31), after authorities scrambled to deal with the octabromodiphenyl ether in the Sungai Semenyih river. Octabromodiphenyl ether is a Read More …

China ships still at disputed shoal, fishermen back: Manila

MANILA: Chinese coastguard ships are still patrolling the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea but are not stopping Filipinos from fishing there, a Philippine defence spokesman said Sunday (Oct 30). The information — from fishermen who have just returned from the shoal — came despite earlier Philippine government statements that the Chinese had Read More …

Malaysia inks five-year MotoGP extension

SEPANG: Malaysia’s Sepang circuit agreed on Saturday (Oct 29) to extend its successful MotoGP event until at least 2021, in sharp contrast to rumblings that it may drop its loss-making Formula One race. A five-year extension of Sepang’s contract with Dorna Sports, MotoGP’s commercial rights holder, was signed earlier on Saturday, officials said. The current Read More …

AC/DC Kicks Off North America Tour In Greensboro With Axl Rose! Live Wire Played Live!

AC/DC Greensboro, North Carolina Livewire Footage The rescheduled dates of AC/DC’s North American tour — which are the band’s first concerts here with GUNS N’ ROSES singer Axl Rose on lead vocals — kicked off Saturday night, August 27 at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. The setlist for the show was as follows: Read More …