• Argentine player loses four toes in bus crash

    An Argentine footballer lost four toes when his team bus crashed in Venezuela after playing a qualifying match in the Copa Libertadores regional club tournament, officials said. Patricio Toranzo, 33, was one of several members of Argentine club Atletico Huracan hurt in the crash as the team headed to the airport after their 1-0 win over local side Caracas FC. "We were informed after the operation that the player Toranzo lost four toes of his left foot.

    AFP News 36 mins ago
  • North Korea says South's pulling out of industrial zone "declaration of war"

    By Ju-min Park PAJU, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea said it was kicking out all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone on Thursday, calling the South's move to suspend operations, in retaliation for Sunday's rocket launch by the North, a "declaration of war". The North declared the industrial park, run by the rivals as a symbol of cooperation for more than a decade, a military control zone, the agency that handles its ties with Seoul said, according to the official KCNA news agency. Dozens of South Korean trucks were already returning across the border earlier in the day, laden with goods and equipment, after the South said it was pulling out.

    Reuters
  • Penang businessman who rebuked JPJ officer shot dead, says report

    A 46-year-old businessman who was charged in court recently for uttering foul language at a Road Transport Department (JPJ) officer, was shot dead this morning at Jalan Datuk Keramat in Penang, The Star reported. Syed Amen Jainul Abdin, who owns a nasi kandar restaurant and a car wash centre, was shot five times in his head, chest and arm....

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Bakke resigned twice as 1MDB chairman, says Seng Giaw

    Former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Bakke Salleh told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that he had resigned from his post twice because he was not satisfied with the company's management, said PAC vice-chairman Dr Tan Seng Giaw. The DAP lawmaker said Bakke told the committee members this during the proceedings...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • John Terry a potential target for Qatar clubs: Zola

    John Terry is a "big name" player who would attract interest from several club sides in Qatar, his former Chelsea teammate Gianfranco Zola said on Thursday. The Italian was speaking publicly for the first time since his current side -- Al-Arabi -- was linked to the Chelsea captain following Terry's announcement last month that he would leave the English champions at the end of the season. "When we talk about John Terry, we are talking about a big player, big name and I believe a player of this stature is not of interest only for the team, but also for the whole league," said Zola at a Doha press conference.

    AFP News 52 mins ago
  • The Latest: Markets in turmoil as US heads for big losses

    The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): 1:10 p.m. As the tumult in global financial markets continues, here's a snapshot of the day so far: — Stock markets in Europe ...

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  • Najib ticked me off over 1MDB, RM2.6 billion, Mukhriz tells supporters

    Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir said the prime minister rebuked him for raising questions about debt-ridden state investor 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). In a video, the former Kedah menteri besar is seen telling supporters this was why he had to vacate his menteri besar post. Mukhriz is heard saying, in the clip uploaded on the Mukhriz...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Oil tumbles close to 13-year low

    World oil prices tumbled once more Thursday, nearing a 13-year low in New York, with no end in sight to the global supply glut. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for delivery in March hit $26.32 a barrel, ...

    AFP
  • Maid flees via rubbish chute, employer disputes claims

    According to The Straits Times, the 27-year-old Indonesian maid, named Rindu, attempted to climb down a rubbish chute in a seventh floor flat last November and fell into a rubbish heap. Rindu’s employers, who had only employed her for two and a half months, dispute her claims and have engaged a lawyer, according to the paper.

    Nicholas Yong
  • Mahdzir: Malay teacher allegedly attacked at Chinese school to be transferred

    PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 ― A Malay teacher who lodged a report that she was attacked by the parent of a student at SJKC Pai Chee in Mersing will be transferred out along with two others, Education...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Female tiger killed by mating partner at Sacramento Zoo

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sumatran female tiger was killed at the Sacramento Zoo by her mating partner Wednesday after the two felines were put in the same enclosure for breeding, zoo officials said.

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  • Coca-Cola stops making drinks at three Indian plants

    Coca-Cola has halted manufacturing at three plants in India temporarily on lower sales, company officials said Thursday, as the US giant faces challenges from activists over alleged depletion of groundwater. Nearly 300 people work at the three plants in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Rajasthan, where activists have waged a more than decade-long battle against the fizzy drinks company. "Manufacturing at three units have been temporarily suspended," Kalyan Rajan, spokesman for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which bottles drinks in India for the US giant.

    AFP News
  • Miley Cyrus purchases home for her and Liam Hemsworth - report

    Rumours that Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have rekindled their romance continue to build pace.

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  • US markets dive amid global selloff

    U.S. stocks opened sharply lower following steep market declines all around the world as concerns about global economic weakness intensified. Bank stocks were hit hard Thursday as investors worried that ...

    Associated Press 15 mins ago
  • China warns on South China Sea as U.S., India consider patrols

    China on Thursday responded to a Reuters report that the U.S. and India are discussing joint naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea, warning that interference from countries outside the region threatens peace and stability. "Countries from outside the area must stop pushing forward the militarisation of the South China Sea, cease endangering the sovereignty and national security of littoral countries in the name of 'freedom of navigation' and harming the peace and stability of the region." The United States wants its regional allies and other Asian nations to adopt a more united stance against China over the South China Sea, where tension has spiked since China's construction of seven islands in the Spratly archipelago. China lays claim to most of the South China Sea, while Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam have rival claims.

    Reuters
  • Don’t be deceived by Tabung Haji dividends and bonuses, depositors told

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 ― Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) insisted today that Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (LTH) reported cash flow problems are “real”, despite its recent dividend and bonus payout...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Scandals, weak ringgit spurring Malaysians abroad to cash out EPF funds

    When Joanne Koo first emigrated to Australia with her young family six years ago, she never planned on renouncing her citizenship as she was eager to hold on to her Malaysian ties, savings and investments. However, earlier this month, Koo and her husband made a trip to Kuala Lumpur to surrender their Malaysian passports for the sole purpose of...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • 10 Best BBQ Chicken Wings in Singapore For Supper Run With Your Kakis

    BBQ Chicken wings – a simple hawker food every Singaporean is familiar with. Even kids as young as five years old fall in love with these grilled wings. Many of us pretty much adore the Singapore way of eating BBQ chicken wings – flavourfully marinated chicken meat with the fragrance of barbecue cooked over charcoal. Sprinkled with lime […] The post 10 Best BBQ Chicken Wings in Singapore For Supper Run With Your Kakis appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • No mercy for Kobe in Cleveland farewell

    LeBron James spoiled Kobe Bryant's Cleveland finale as the Cavaliers cruised past the Los Angeles Lakers in a victory overshadowed by an injury to Kevin Love. Kyrie Irving scored 35 points and James added 29 as the Cavs romped home 120-111 against the Lakers, before the Cleveland fans bade a fond farewell to the retiring Bryant. Bryant finished with 17 points and six rebounds while shooting just five of 16 for the Lakers.

    AFP News
  • Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom head to New York for Kanye's fashion show

    Khloe Kardashian and estranged husband Lamar Odom have been pictured together for the first time since he was rushed to hospital after being found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel in October (15).

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