Archive For November, 2014

World’s largest gathering of Eagles, Salmons in West Canada

World’s largest gathering of Eagles, Salmons in West Canada

VANCOUVER, Nov 22 — One of the world’s largest known gatherings of bald eagles has started along the banks of Harrison River just east of Vancouver in British Columbia, west Canada, Xinhua news agency reported. As temperatures in Alaska and parts of…

MACC probes allegation of bribery  to get “Datukship”

MACC probes allegation of bribery to get “Datukship”

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22  — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will conduct an investigation into a statement by a businessman from China that he had paid about US$100,000 (RM336,500) for Barisan Nasional (BN) politicians to get the title “Datuk”. Director…

AEON fair to boost Japan-Malaysia relations

AEON fair to boost Japan-Malaysia relations

PETALING JAYA, Nov 22 — AEON Co (M) Bhd expects to see a boost in Malaysia’s close relationship with Japan by organising a fair to introduce Japanese culture and food heritage to Malaysians, said Chief Executive Officer for Asean Business,…

Barley helped prehistoric humans conquer “Roof of the World”

Barley helped prehistoric humans conquer “Roof of the World”

WASHINGTON, Nov 22  — Growing frost-resistant crops especially barley enabled humans to establish permanent settlements at high altitudes on the Tibetan Plateau or “roof of the world” about 3,600 years ago, a team of international researchers said. The researchers from…