19 August 2018, Sunday | 02:46am


China sacks regional officials as vaccine scandal mounts

Food and Drug Administration officials check on vaccines for rabies at the Disease Control and Prevention Center in Huaibei in China's eastern Anhui province on July 24, 2018. — AFP pic

US police uses Taser on woman, 87, for cutting dandelions

An armed police officer rests his hand on a Taser outside the Ministry of Defence in London November 18, 2015. — Reuters pic

Imran Khan set for victory as Pakistan MPs vote on new PM

Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks after voting in the general election in Islamabad July 25, 2018. — Reuters pic

US man charged with killing pregnant wife and two toddlers

A yellow police tape and a police cruiser block off the street leading to the house of Andrew Getty, the grandson of Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty, in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, California March 31, 2015. — Reuters pic

Flood toll in India's tourist hotspot Kerala jumps to 67

Rescue workers evacuate people from flooded areas after the opening of Idamalayar, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dam shutters following heavy rains, on the outskirts of Kochi, India August 15, 2018. — Reuters pic

Paraguay's new president takes office, promises to cut poverty

Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benitez gestures to the audience alongside Paraguay's First Lady Silvana Lopez Moreira after being sworn in at the Lopez Palace in Asuncion August 15, 2018. — Reuters pic

Budapest Airport terminal briefly shut due to hot isotope container

A man walks in front of Budapest Airport's terminal 2b, Hungary, August 15, 2018. — Reuters pic

At least 35 people killed in Genoa bridge collapse

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 15, 2018. — Reuters pic

Hong Kong targets fugitive tycoon accused of laundering billions

Billionaire businessman Guo Wengui speaks during an interview in New York April 30, 2017. — Reuters pic

'Hijab is like a key' - Myanmar blogger battles bias with beauty campaign

YANGON (Aug 14): Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar usually keep a low profile for fear of intimidation, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, one of the community's rare bloggers on beauty care, has gone