• What harassment are you facing? IGP asks Dr M

    PUTRAJAYA, July 26 ― The Inspector-General of Police today told Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to list out the intimidation he is allegedly facing from the authorities. Responding to questions on a...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Najib: Stop baseless accusations against Tabung Haji

    PETALING JAYA, July 26 ― Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) is the victim of false allegations that are harmful both to the fund and the Muslim pilgrims who are its contributors, said Prime Minister Datuk...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Teresa Kok wins RM350,000 in ISA suit on appeal

    PUTRAJAYA, July 26 ― Seputeh MP Teresa Kok was today awarded RM350,000 by the Court of Appeal in her lawsuit against the government over her arrest and detention under the repealed Internal...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 38-minute SONA stretches to 98

    No one in the audience was seen being moved to tears, and the supposedly short State of the Nation Address (SONA) went on from the projected 38 minutes to nearly 98. But the first SONA of President Duterte yesterday was much applauded, as he digressed frequently from his prepared speech on a teleprompter to speak extemperaneously and crack jokes. Breaking tradition, Duterte was not welcomed by a contingent of senators and congressmen  as he arrived before 4 p.m. at the Batasang Pambansa complex.

    Philippine Star
  • Prince Harry regrets not opening up about mother's death

    Prince Harry wishes he had spoken to others about the grief he felt over his mother Diana's death sooner.

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  • China chaos has Mourinho pining for home comforts

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Sunday he was ready to go home as the club's pre-season tour of China threatened to descend into farce. The final match of their China tour is first Manchester derby outside the UK against City on Monday and Mourinho suggested he couldn't wait for it to be over. "It is almost the end and we can go home and train in conditions where the players are safe," said Mourinho after a wild couple of days for his squad after they lost 4-1 to Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday.

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  • Suasa Airlines under probe for licence-less flight, public warned against buying tickets

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) announced today an investigation against Suasa Airlines Sdn Bhd which flew to Langkawi last week without the necessary licence...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Khairy: Probe those responsible if criminal element proven in US DOJ lawsuits

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — Malaysia’s enforcement agencies must take immediate action if the US Department of Justice succeeds to prove in court the allegations of financial misappropriation from...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • ‘Kabali’: IGP says advised censors to cut select scenes shot in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has confirmed that police advised against the inclusion of certain scenes from the Tamil blockbuster Kabali. He said...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Vietnam warns South China Sea is a 'test' of ASEAN

    Vietnam has warned that the inability of Southeast Asian nations to forge a unified front against Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea is a "test" of the regional bloc in the face of its greatest security challenge. The unusually strong comments from a key claimant to the contested waters, comes as diplomats meet in Laos for the first summit since a UN-backed tribunal debunked Beijing's legal claim to vast stretches of the strategically vital sea. After talks stuttered on Sunday, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a late night statement warning that the South China Sea had become "a test case for the unity and the central role of ASEAN".

    AFP News
  • Sara Duterte skips SONA due to health reasons

    Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte did not attend her father’s first State of the Nation Address yesterday as doctors advised her to take a rest shortly after she arrived in Manila yesterday morning. Davao City information officer Jefry Tupas said Sara wanted to be with the President during this historic event, and regrets not being able to do so. Sara was supposed to represent her mother Elizabeth Zimmerman and brothers Vice Mayor Paolo and Sebastian in the event.

    Philippine Star
  • Tigers kill one, injure one in China wildlife park

    Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle following an argument, Chinese media reported on Sunday. The attack took place at Beijing Badaling Wildlife World Saturday, Chinanews.com reported, when one of the women left the vehicle following an altercation. A tiger quickly attacked her and dragged her off, prompting the second woman to leave the vehicle in an attempt to help, it wrote on its microblog account.

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  • Is KL’s public transport system that bad? Some parts yes, otherwise no

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 ― The recent unpopular hike in parking fees for bays owned by City Hall (DBKL) has sparked renewed debate about one of the city's longstanding problems ― public...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 54 drug suspects killed in 48 hours

    At least 54 more drug personalities were killed in the last 48 hours, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported yesterday. The PNP Public Information Office said there were 293 drug personalities killed from July 1 to 24, or 54 more than the 239 fatalities reported on July 22. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said the campaign against illegal drugs and corruption would further intensify to meet the directive of President Duterte to address problems on illegal activities.

    Philippine Star
  • Tim Kaine wows crowds on day one as Clinton running mate

    Tim Kaine made a big splash in his first appearance as Hillary Clinton's running mate for the White House, savaging Donald Trump's foreign policy ideas as dangerous and wowing a Miami crowd with fluent Spanish. Kaine, a 58-year-old senator from the battleground state of Virginia, won many a cheer and laugh and frequent applause as he addressed a campaign rally late Saturday, one day after being tapped for the Democratic ticket. Clinton beamed as she sat behind Kaine during his rousing speech, after introducing the political veteran as the antithesis of the Republican ticket of Trump and Mike Pence.

    AFP News
  • Rio scrambles to fix Olympic Village after Australia boycott

    The official opening of the Olympic Village in Rio turned to fiasco with the discovery of blocked toilets and leaky pipes, prompting Australia to call the facility "not safe or ready." Even Brazilian athletes who were meant to have started taking up lodgings in the brand-new complex from Sunday were being kept in hotels instead. Britain's delegation said it, too, had encountered some "maintenance difficulties," but added it was staying in the Village as planned. Rio's Olympic organizers said such teething problems plagued all Olympic Games.

    AFP News
  • Cash, guns seized from drug lord’s cell in Bilibid

    The police Special Action Force (SAF), which recently took over security at the national penitentiary in Muntinlupa City, has seized over P1 million in cash, guns, illegal drugs and electronic devices from the cell of a convicted drug lord, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II reported yesterday. The SAF will continue the raids at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), particularly in Building 14 where high-profile convicts are detained. Aguirre said SAF commandos, backed up by an armored vehicle recovered over P1 million from Co in three consecutive days.

    Philippine Star
  • Tom Hiddleston determined to be 'authentic' with Taylor Swift

    Tom Hiddleston is beginning to realise that being a public figure means everyone has an opinion on every aspect of his life - particularly his new relationship with Taylor Swift.

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  • Royal commission on 1MDB not necessary, minister says

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 ― Finance Minister II Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani dismissed today calls for a Royal Commission of Inquiry to examine allegations of financial misconduct at 1Malaysia...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in crackdown

    Iran destroyed 100,000 satellite dishes and receivers on Sunday as part of a widespread crackdown against the illegal devices that authorities say are morally damaging, a news website reported. The destruction ceremony took place in Tehran in the presence of General Mohammad Reza Naghdi, head of Iran's Basij militia, who warned of the impact that satellite television was having in the conservative country. "The truth is that most satellite channels... deviate the society's morality and culture," he said at the event according to Basij News.

    AFP News