KUANTAN, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- Police crippled a drug trafficking syndicate after nabbing four Myanmar men, including their gang leader, in Tanjung Gemok, near Rompin, 134km from here, yesterday.

IPOH, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- The body of a man, minus both his hands, was found floating along the coast of Teluk Batik, Lumut, here, yesterday.

KUANTAN, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- The area of search for six missing crew of the YTC M5 trawler boat which was hit by a trade vessel in an incident about 9.1 nautical miles off Tanjung Gelang yesterday, has been expanded up to 10x15 nautical miles from the scene.

KUANTAN, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- A youth whose head was stuck with a machete, five centimetres deep after the blade came off the handle when he was clearing bushes in a plantation at Felcra Tembeling Tengah, Jerantut yesterday was reported stable after a four-hour operation today.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 (Bernama) -- Malaysia welcomed an arbitral tribunal's decision that a joint investment company of Malaysia and Singapore would not be conditionally liable to pay development charges on the former Malayan Railway parcels of land in Tanjong Pagar, Kranji and Woodlands, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today.