• One worker killed, another hurt in MRT Semantan mishap

    One worker was killed and another injured following an accident at the Semantan work site of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line today. The incident occurred at approximately 1.20pm at the construction site contracted to Sunway Construction, MRT Corp Director of Strategic Communications and Public…

    The Malay Mail Online
    • Singapore celebrity couple endorse new Iskandar project

      Celebrity couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee have been appointed ambassadors of Malaysian developer MB Group's upcoming mixed-use development in Iskandar called the Sungai Pulai Wellness Resort. Located within the Sungai Pulai wetlands, a protected conservation area that lies just across from…

      Property Guru
      • British media unmask killer 'Jihadi John' with first schoolboy photograph

        The "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos was unmasked publicly for the first time on Friday by British media which published a photograph showing Mohammed Emwazi as a smiling schoolboy. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was…

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        • Attackers hack American blogger to death in Bangladesh

          A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he…

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          • Agong has last word on Anwar’s pardon, say lawyers

            Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah is the final arbiter of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s petition for a royal pardon, criminal lawyers have said. Although Anwar’s appeal will technically be decided by the Federal Territories Pardon Board, Tuanku Abdul Halim will…

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            • Charmaine Sheh denies "Line Walker" offer

              According to Oriental Daily News, the actress, who attended an audience appreciation event for her movie, "Triumph in the Skies", in Tseung Kwan O recently, stated that she has not been notified about the film. "But if the rumours are true, of course I would like to be in it. As to rumours that…

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              • Deep Ng apologises for kissing photo

                27 Feb – After the release of a shocking photo that shows him kissing another woman behind fiancée Sherman Chung's back, Hong Kong actor and singer-songwriter Deep Ng has recently stepped up to clarify the incident. While Sherman has yet to make any statement to the media regarding the matter, she…

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                • Bright lights on dwarf planet perplex NASA as probe nears

                  The discovery of another bright light on the dwarf planet Ceres has NASA scientists perplexed as the US Dawn probe prepares to enter the orbit of the largest object in the asteroid belt and possibly resolve the mystery. The images taken nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers) from Ceres show that a…

                  AFP News
                  • De Niro owes $6.4m

                    Robert De Niro owes $6.4 million in taxes to the US Government, new city documents have revealed.

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                    • Watch Liverpool's penalty drama & all the UEFA Europa League highlights

                      Liverpool and Sporting were among the big names eliminated from the UEFA Europa League on Thursday on the most dramatic night of this season's competition so far. The Reds led 1-0 on aggregate against Besiktas after the first leg at Anfield but fell by the same scoreline in Turkey before Dejan…

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                      • Beggar Wins $10M Lottery & Loses Everything. Except His Pride. #ShortFilm

                        This article Beggar Wins $10M Lottery & Loses Everything. Except His Pride. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. People thought he was crazy. He had nothing to lose, and everything to gain. Then he lost everything all over again. 'Lotto' is the story of Daeng, a beggar who has struck gold. He…

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                        • More than 25,000 Egyptians flee Libya after beheadings

                          More than 25,000 Egyptians have returned from neighbouring Libya since the Islamic State group posted a video earlier this month of the beheadings of Christian compatriots, the foreign ministry said Friday. Egypt carried out air strikes against jihadist targets in Libya on February 16 in…

                          AFP News
                          • Blackie Chen's twins get TV offers

                            27 Feb – Since the birth of their twin sons, TV personality Blackie Chen and Taiwanese actress Christine Fan have been receiving various endorsement deals, amounting up to NTD10 million (approximately USD318,299). According to Apple Daily News, the couple, who welcomed baby River and Ryan last…

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                            • Trial judge ordered Anwar case evidence sealed, lawyer says

                              Gobind Singh Deo, who represented Anwar in the Federal Court appeal, said this following claims that prosecutor under fiat Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah had revealed details of in-camera proceedings during a public forum last week. “It was clearly expressed (in the proceeding notes) by the trial…

                              The Malay Mail Online
                              • Nick Leeson: No lessons learnt from banking scandals

                                Twenty years after Nick Leeson brought down Britain's oldest investment bank, the rogue trader immortalised in book and film says little has changed in an industry that continues to throw up one scandal after another. Leeson, whose £827m ($1.3bn, €1.1bn) loss as a Singapore-based junior derivatives…

                                IB Times
                                • Can Matic-less Chelsea avoid another Kane-ing?

                                  Sunday’s League Cup final has grown in importance for Chelsea and Tottenham in recent weeks. Once raucously free-scoring, the Premier League leaders have only netted seven times in their last six games. Spurs, meanwhile, are winless in four.

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                                  • Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

                                    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of force feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thursday at her trial.

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