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US warships monitor hijacked tanker off Somalia

United States warships are monitoring a Japanese tanker that was hijacked by pirates last weekend off the coast of Somalia. "The pirates are still in control of the ship. They are believed to be armed," Noel Choong, the head of the International Maritime Bureau's Malaysia-based Piracy Reporting Centre, said.

Police dogs receive medals for outstanding service

Six months after sniffing their way to fame in Malaysia, Labrador crime dogs Lucky and Flo were awarded medals on Monday for "outstanding service" in tracking down pirated discs. The exploits of the canine sleuths, who nosed out about $6-million in illegal merchandise, endeared them to Malaysians and regularly landed them on the front pages in the country.

Determined thief steals stolen Porsche from cops

what could have been a scene from car-heist movie <i>Gone In 60 Seconds</i>, a brazen Malaysian Porsche thief has struck again. After crashing the car, worth more than $280&nbsp;000, out of an auto showroom, then abandoning it when fuel ran out, the thief returned with a can of petrol and stole it again -- this time from the police, reports said on Wednesday.

See work as a virtue, Malaysian civil servants told

Malaysia's deputy premier has told the country's civil servants they need to work harder and spend more time at their desks, according to a report on Tuesday. Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak told a gathering of civil servants, who are frequently criticised for their seven-hour days, to condition their minds to see work as a virtue, not a punishment.

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No ‘I’ in team – but there is an ‘EA’

With internet lag keeping them from global competition, local gamers have settled on a format for EA’s FIFA 2020 allows 11 people to play as a team. And the prize money in local leagues is growing. Eyaaz Matwadia boots up for the first instalment of Gaming Corner

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