• Dredge report: firm that built China's islands gets Philippines deal

    A Chinese state-owned company said to have been involved in Beijing's island-building in the South China Sea signed a deal to construct islands for rival claimant the Philippines as its President Rodrigo Duterte visited last week, reports said. CCCC Dredging will create four artificial islands totalling 208 hectares of reclaimed land in Davao, the port city on the southern island of Mindanao where Duterte was mayor, the Beijing Youth Daily reported. The deal with the Philippines' Mega Harbour Port and Development was one of several inked as Duterte paid a state visit to China last week, when Beijing offered $9 billion in soft loans for development projects.

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  • Woman admits to being driver in Pasir Ris accident involving a dog: Animal Lovers League

    A woman has filed a police report to admit that she was the driver in an alleged hit-and-run accident involving a dog, the Animal Lovers League (ALL) said on Wednesday (26 October).

    Yahoo Singapore
  • ‘P Ramly’ pork burger a non-issue, says Ku Li

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — A local fast food chain’s decision to name its pork burger “P Ramly”, which has attracted criticism “is not an issue”, Umno’s veteran Gua Musang MP Tengku...

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  • Six to be tried in France over topless Kate photos

    Six reporters, photographers and media chiefs are to be tried in France for invasion of privacy over topless photos of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge published in 2012, judicial sources said Tuesday. The snaps of Kate, the wife of Prince William, were taken with a long lens and showed her topless on a balcony of a private residence in the south of France during a holiday with her husband. Closer's chief editor, the head of the Mondadori press group which owns the magazine, two photographers of a Parisian agency and a photographer and a senior figure at regional daily La Provence will now have to answer in court over the publication of the intimate photos, under a July magistrate's order.

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  • Kovan double murder: Appeal court reserves judgement

    Iskandar Rahmat, 37, a former senior staff sergeant with the Singapore Police Force, was found guilty of murdering workshop owner Tan Boon Sin, 67, and his son Tan Chee Heong, 42, in June 2013.

    Safhras Khan
  • The Latest: Trump employees offer testimonials to their boss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

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  • Liverpool spoilt for choice up front

    Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge took the plaudits with both goals as they reached the League Cup quarter-finals but the 2-1 home win over Tottenham Hotspur was another step forward for two other strikers also battling to become permanent starters. Divock Origi heard his name sung with great gusto by Liverpool supporters on the Kop after a high-octane performance before the 21-year-old eventually gave way for Danny Ings to make a rare appearance after an injury-disrupted year. All three strikers are behind Roberto Firmino in the pecking order and manager Juergen Klopp has a challenge to keep them all motivated in a season where Liverpool have no European football.

  • If I’m a disgrace, you are too, Speaker tells Opposition MPs

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia hit back today at the Opposition lawmakers who demanded he resign for allegedly being a “disgrace” to Parliament. The Dewan Rakyat Speaker...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Under siege Mourinho feeling isolated from home comforts

    Jose Mourinho's woes aren't just on the pitch, the Manchester United manager is unhappy about his living arrangements and being separated from his family. The 53-year-old -- who is in need of a good result later Wednesday in the EFL Cup clash with city rivals Manchester City after the 4-0 hammering by Chelsea on Sunday -- has yet to find a flat and is living on his own in a luxury hotel. "You know the history of the paparazzi, for the hotel and the brand that sponsors me, the clothes brand, (it) is amazing because they are there every day," Mourinho told Sky Sports.

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  • Minister denies Bandar Malaysia now under Chinese firms’ control

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 ― Claims that 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) sold the majority of Bandar Malaysia land to Chinese firms are misleading and inaccurate, Minister in the Prime Minister’s...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Muhyiddin’s 1MDB attacks fueled by desire to be PM, Umno info chief says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — Former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s incessant attacks on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) is fuelled by an “ulterior motive” to become prime...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Man Dies of Flesh-Eating Bacteria from Ocean: What Is Vibrio Vulnificus?

    A man in Maryland died just days after he developed a rare infection from a type of flesh-eating bacteria that live in ocean water. The man, Michael Funk, 67, had a cut on his leg that came into contact with the salty water in a bay near his home in Ocean City, according to Nature World News. The cut allowed a type of bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus to enter his bloodstream.

  • Best Selling Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far

    The Philippine automotive market has plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, as it is well on its way to exceed its 2016 target of selling 370,000. As of the end of August, automotive sales have already reached 229,919 units. What’s interesting about this year is that each of the monthly sales numbers from 2016 […] The post Best Selling Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • World Bank: Doing business in Malaysia includes getting husband’s permission to leave home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — The World Bank has listed obtaining the husband’s permission to leave the home among the procedures for married Muslim women to start a business in Malaysia. According...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Property prices to fall with rising unemployment

    DBS Vickers Securities expects private property prices to fall as the unemployment rate in Singapore increases, media reports said. The property market is expected to move in two directions,...

    Property Guru
  • Sea search for man who jumped off second Penang bridge

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 26 — Search and Rescue teams consisting of the Fire and Rescue Department and the Marine Police have started a sea search here for a man who was believed to have jumped off the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • ‘Odd’ to let those earning RM3,000 rent public housing, says Penang exco

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 26 — The Penang state executive council has rejected Putrajaya’s proposal to increase the eligible income to rent under the public housing programme (PPR) to RM3,000 monthly....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Monster snatch thief biker nabbed

    KLANG, Oct 26 — Justice has prevailed as the monster involved in an act of cruelty against a 56-year-old woman was nabbed yesterday. In a minute-long video, which has gone viral since Thursday,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Lady Gaga: 'Stylist stuck my underwear to my private parts'

    Lady Gaga toned down her outfits for a while but now seems to be back to her colourful, eclectic best.

    Cover Media
  • Malaysia hospital evacuated again, day after deadly fire

    A fire again forced the evacuation of one of Malaysia's busiest hospitals on Wednesday, just a day after a blaze at the facility killed six patients. Mohamad Rizal Buang, a senior fire official in the southern state of Johor, told AFP via SMS that Wednesday's blaze at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in the town of Johor Bahru was "small" and quickly contained. Reports have said it took around 150 firemen to put out Tuesday's blaze.

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