• Obama urges Americans to get behind Clinton, slams Trump

    By Jeff Mason and Alana Wise PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton's bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention. "There has never been a man or woman, not me, not Bill - nobody more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States," Obama said to cheers at the Philadelphia convention on Wednesday night.

    Reuters
  • Cops will ‘hunt down’ Setapak shooters, IGP says

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 ― Police will “hunt down” the men responsible for the shooting and killing of a moneylender in Setapak yesterday, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Kristen Stewart declares she's 'really in love' with girlfriend Alicia Cargile

    Kristen Stewart has admitted she is "really in love" with her girlfriend and former personal assistant Alicia Cargile.

    Cover Media
  • Duterte gathers 4 ex-presidents at security council meet

    A maritime dispute with China has made four former presidents set aside their differences and sit down to discuss the best tack for resolving the issue. President Duterte yesterday convened the National Security Council with four former chief executives in attendance, along with congressional leaders and members of the Cabinet.

    Philippine Star
  • Army reservist wanted ‘dead or alive’

    The Manila Police District (MPD) has promised to apply the full force of the law against the motorist who shot dead a bicycle rider in a road rage incident in Quiapo, Manila last Monday night. “The MPD wants him dead or alive.

    Philippine Star
  • Singapore's MOU for high-speed railway to Malaysia 'troubling': SDP

    The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the high-speed railway (HSR) between Singapore and Malaysia is “troubling” in light of probes into state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), said the SDP.

    Yahoo Singapore
  • Dortmund faces Man City as transfer rumours swirl

    Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel takes a philosophical approach when it comes to dealing with the distraction of off-season transfer speculation that keeps swirling around his club. "I can't predict the future," shrugged the German, on the eve of his clash Thursday with Manchester City at the Shenzhen Universiade Stadium. Tuchel was responding to reports from Germany -- which have been denied -- that Dortmund's 27-year-old Gambonese star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang might soon be on his way out.

    AFP News
  • Long queues of disappointment for passports in Klang Valley

    PETALING JAYA, July 28 ― Malay Mail found frustrated, disappointed and desperate people waiting to renew or apply for passports in the Klang Valley yesterday. Here’s what some of those at the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Deadly Philippine road rage shooting captured on CCTV

    Philippine police said Wednesday they were hunting a man captured on CCTV shooting dead a cyclist in an apparent road rage incident in the nation's capital.

    AFP News
  • Chinese province inks friendship deal with Palawan

    A maritime dispute has not stopped the Philippines and China from exploring other areas of cooperation.  The government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in China lauded the signing this week of a landmark “friendship agreement” with Palawan province, the first of its kind after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) ruled that the disputed West Philippine Sea belonged to Manila not to Beijing. In a signing ceremony at the provincial capitol here on Tuesday night, Ningxia vice governor Wang Heshan said the agreement would continue to improve relations between China and the Philippines.

    Philippine Star
  • Ex-NBA player hits Twitter, begs teams to give him one more chance

    Von Wafer of the Boston Celtics reacts after scoring against the Miami Heat on Feb. 13, 2011. It’s been four years since Von Wafer last played in the NBA, and, from the sound of it, that’s quite long enough for him, thanks. The 31-year-old shooting guard, a former McDonald’s All-American and second-round draft pick out of Florida State, last saw an NBA court with the Orlando Magic in May of 2012.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • NUS Responds: Sexual Freshman Orientation Activities “Neither Approved Nor Endorsed”

    Amid reports of freshman orientation activities in the National University of Singapore turning sexual and several NUS students defending these offensive actions, the university’s acting provost has issued an internal email condemning the turn of events. In an email to NUS students issued Tuesday evening, acting provost Prof Bernard Tan said that the university expects orientation activities to be respectful of the dignity of all participants, regardless of gender. Prof Tan elaborated that the NUS’ Office of Student Affairs (OSA) conducts briefing sessions for students leading orientation activities, and warns them of dos and don’ts including examples of inappropriate activities.

    Popspoken
  • Suasa Airlines insists broke no laws with ‘demonstration’ flight

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 ― A Suasa Airlines flight under investigation by aviation authorities was non-commercial and did not violate local laws, said the firm seeking to operate a chartered...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Woman suffers daily verbal abuse from ‘mad’ neighbour at Tampines for 6 years

    Daily verbal abuse and pork thrown twice at the corridor along her flat at Tampines while she was observing the fasting month recently. Marliah’s plight was highlighted by former Singapore supermodel, Hanis Hussey, who posted a YouTube video on the alleged abuse on her Facebook page on Tuesday (26 July). The video showed the elderly neighbour shouting in the direction of Marliah’s ninth-storey flat at Blk 247 Tampines Street 21, and calling the Malay woman “a pig”.

    Safhras Khan
  • Lindsay Lohan's fiance moves out of London home

    Lindsay is hopeful she can save her romance with Egor.

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  • Veteran newsman Khoo Kay Peng was top of his trade

    PETALING JAYA, July 28 — Taciturn and unassuming Khoo Kay Peng, a doyen of the print media who spent more than 30 years as a columnist and production editor, died on Tuesday. A bachelor till...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • SC reverse own decision banning bt talong

    The Supreme Court (SC) has reversed itself in the case involving the government’s field trials of bacillus thuringiensis (bt) eggplants, a genetically modified variety that produces its own pesticide. In a ruling promulgated last Tuesday, the high court set aside its ruling in December last year permanently stopping the field testing of the genetically modified product, favoring the petition filed by the environmental group Greenpeace. The SC unanimously ruled to instead dismiss the Greenpeace petition on the ground of mootness.

    Philippine Star
  • Shilton no longer views Hart as England's No 1

    By Tony Jimenez COVENTRY, England (Reuters) - Joe Hart's below-par performances at Euro 2016 mean he should no longer be considered an automatic choice as England's number one goalkeeper, according to former international great Peter Shilton. England were surprisingly knocked out by rank outsiders Iceland in the last 16 in France last month and Manchester City keeper Hart acknowledged he "didn't perform personally to the level that's required to push through to the quarter-finals". "It wasn't a good tournament for Joe, his concentration levels didn't seem to be great," Shilton told Reuters in an interview while playing in this week's Farmfoods British Par-3 Golf Championship at Nailcote Hall near Coventry.

    Reuters
  • Transport minister says unaware of MH370 ‘murder suicide’ claims

    PUTRAJAYA, July 27 ― The government is not aware of claims that Flight MH370 pilot Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah had run a simulation of the southern Indian Ocean air route one week before the jet...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • MAS: KLIA vs KLIA2 tax variance is ‘completely nuts’

    PUTRAJAYA, July 27 ― Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAS) may operate flights out of KLIA2 if passenger tax at KLIA stays above that imposed at the low-cost terminal, said its CEO Peter Bellew. “I...

    The Malay Mail Online