Philippines, China edge closer to a South China Sea energy deal
MANILA (Nov 21): The Philippines and China signed a framework agreement on joint oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea, setting the stage for a deal long sought by Beijing and easing a flash point between the two nations.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 17): Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, the fireman who was seriously injured in the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple fracas last month, died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) here tonight.
He breathed his last at 9.41pm with his family by his side, Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin told reporters at the IJN.
She said Muhammad Adib’s remains would be taken to the Hang Tuah Fire and Rescue Station here tomorrow for his last alarm ceremony before being dispatched to his hometown in Kedah for burial, after the Zohor prayer.