• Another Penang Islamic school complains funding axed over politics

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 7 — Sekolah Rendah Islam Bahrul Ulum (SRIBU) in the Permatang Pauh federal constituency today joined another Islamic religious school to suggest that politics may have been...

    The Malay Mail Online 46 mins ago
  • Parliament must debate 1MDB after Malay rulers’ statement, says DAP

    The Dewan Rakyat must set aside two days to debate the problems concerning 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), as the Malay rulers have made known their views about the state investment firm, says DAP. Its parliamentary leader, Lim Kit Siang, today said this must be done when Parliament convenes on October 19 as the concerns expressed by the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Malaysian banks race to pin down fleeing deposits

    By Yantoultra Ngui and Patturaja Murugaboopathy KUALA LUMPUR/BENGALURU, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Bank deposits in Malaysia are growing at their slowest pace in more than a decade as retail funds flee to higher-yielding avenues, weakening banks' buffers against any unforeseen funding needs at a time when the economy is losing steam. Total deposits at commercial banks rose 4.8 percent in July, the least since September 2002, according to the latest central bank data. Growth is expected to slacken further, with banks offering unattractive interest rates of 3.1 to 4.0 percent per annum.

  • Najib files appeal, defamation trial against Harakahdaily postponed

    Datuk Seri Najib Razak's anticipated appearance in court tomorrow in a defamation suit against PAS organ Harakahdaily is now off, following postponement of the trial. Najib was to have taken the witness stand before judge Datuk Hue Siew Kheng to give evidence. But lawyer Faiz Fadzil Noor, appearing for the publisher's managing director Rosli...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Specialist denies transfer rumour, says will continue treating Anwar

    Datuk Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai, who heads the panel of specialists treating former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, has denied rumours of his transfer to another department. The deputy director-general of health said he would be visiting Anwar today, who has several health complications, including irregular blood pressure, a growth...

    The Malaysian Insider 44 mins ago
  • Philippines' boxing hero Pacquiao says close to retirement

    Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao announced Wednesday he would likely retire next year after one last fight to focus on a career in politics, hopefully as a senator. The Rags-to-riches Philippine idol Manny Pacquiao has previously said his greatest fight is to battle poverty, winner of an unprecedented eight world titles in as many weight divisions and at times touted as a future president of the Philippines, said he had taken career advice from God.

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  • Handcuffed man crashes through window, dies after 40-ft fall

    ATLANTA (AP) — A handcuffed man seeking to avoid arrest died after crashing head-first through the third-floor window glass of a downtown Atlanta office building and falling 40 feet to the ground, authorities said Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Liverpool suits were FA Cup own goal: Ferguson

    The garish cream suits worn by Liverpool's squad prior to the 1996 FA Cup final gave Manchester United the edge even before kick-off, according to ex-United manager Alex Ferguson. Liverpool players including Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman and Jamie Redknapp, dubbed the 'Spice Boys', turned up at Wembley clad in striking suits designed by Giorgio Armani and lost 1-0 to a late Eric Cantona goal.

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  • Man convicted for sending threat messages to Singapore PM

    Singapore, Oct 6 (IANS) A man was on Tuesday convicted of sending threatening messages to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong via Facebook. Tan Yeong Hong, 33, said he was frustrated after attending a "Meet the People's Session (MPS)" on June 24 this year, only to find that the premier was not present at the event, Channel News Asia reported. A police report was lodged by a senior official of the Online Communications Unit of the Prime Minister's Office, which manages the premier's social media accounts.

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  • No shark fin industry? Malaysia among world’s top ten producers, minister told

    KOTA KINABALU, Oct 7 — Marine conservationists here have refuted Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek’s claim that the country does not have a shark finning industry and referred the federal minister to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Sharapova: Fashion is so versatile

    Maria Sharapova finds fashion appealing because it gives people the opportunity to show off their personal flair.

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  • How Rich are the 2016 Presidential Candidates?

    While there’s a lot of time before 2016 Presidential Elections, everyone is looking for more information on the candidates. Thus far, three people have declared that they plan on running for the highest office in the country: Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senator Grace Poe, and former Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas. […] The post How Rich are the 2016 Presidential Candidates? appeared first on MoneyMax.ph.

  • A rally in energy stocks doesn't lift broader market

    U.S. stocks paused Tuesday, closing moderately lower after five straight days of gains. DuPont and energy companies rose sharply, but the overall market was weighed down by health-care stocks, especially ...

    Associated Press
  • Sandra Bullock: It’s a miracle I wasn’t jailed

    Sandra Bullock has hinted that her college years were wild.

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  • Chinese billionaire finds himself at center of a new scandal

    For the second time in three decades, a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul is central to a scandal over whether his money was used to buy influence in the United States. Authorities say in the mid-1990s ...

    Associated Press
  • Hands-on with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet

    Perhaps Microsoft was ahead of its time, but it certainly looks like consumers today really do want a tablet, but only if they can get real work done on it too. Perhaps Microsoft is waiting for Windows 10 to be ready. Perhaps Microsoft is waiting for Intel’s ‘Skylake’ chips to be ready.

  • Cate Blanchett: My underwear is embarrassing

    Actress Cate Blanchett gets “overwhelmed” with lingerie, so she’d rather just wear old ratty underwear instead.

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  • Victoria Beckham: David and I are solid

    Victoria Beckham never listens to rumours about her personal life.

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  • 8 Home Designs That Are Easy-To-Clean and Maintain

    Are you an organised person or someone who is seeking for less clutter and less stress in their life? We have the solution for you. Check out our selection of 8 classic homes that are easy to maintain, guaranteed to reduce your stress and cleaning efforts in your everyday life.

  • Ecclestone says F1 to be sold before year's end

    The Formula One circus could be under new ownership by the end of the year, supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Tuesday. Speaking by video at a sports summit in Kitzbuehel, Austria, organised by German football legend Franz Beckenbauer, Ecclestone was adamant a new owner would be found this year. F1 chief executive Ecclestone confirmed he would sell his own five percent stake in the business as part of any deal, although he is likely to continue in his current role.

    AFP News