• PM criticises Bersih4 timing

    KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has questioned the move by Bersih 4’s organisers to hold the street demonstration this weekend, saying it would disrupt the upcoming Merdeka celebrations on Aug 31. Expressing his dismay, Najib said the planned rally would be held at a time when preparations for the Merdeka celebrations were underway. No matter our differences of opinion and beliefs, the national day should be turned into a stage for political conflict,” Najib said in a blog post today.

    New Straits Times 47 mins ago
  • Flyer threatening Chinese ‘bloodbath’ at Bersih 4 spotted at DAP HQ

    A flyer threatening members of the Chinese community who plan to go for this weekend’s Bersih rally has been found in front of the DAP headquarters near Pudu and also in Penang, Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng confirmed. He said copies of the flyer with the words "Cina Turun Bersih, Sedia Bermandi Darah!" (Chinese going to Bersih, be prepared for...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • GE2015: The prodigal son returns home

    Yeo Guat Kwang, a long-time PAP veteran, has been announced as a candidate for the WP-held Aljunied GRC. Will the PAP’s brand of tried-and-tested work, or will the electorate affirm their faith in the WP?

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Asian stocks rise after US data calms investor nerves

    Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China. Regional markets took their lead from ...

    Associated Press
  • In Merdeka message, Anwar urges Malaysians to ‘save Malaysia’

    Jailed former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has made an impassioned plea to all Malaysians to take the country’s current state of affairs into their own hands to “save Malaysia from the systemic crisis of governability”. In his Merdeka Day message, released by his lawyers and uploaded on his blog, Anwar urged Malaysians to support...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Sarawak has ‘no problem’ with Bersih 4, says chief minister

    KUCHING, Aug 28 ― While the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) in both Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu have thrown up roadblocks ahead of Bersih 4 tomorrow, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Australian survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.

    Associated Press
  • Congrats on making people angrier, DAP lawmaker tells Putrajaya

    Putrajaya acting tough against the Bersih 4 rally this weekend will backfire and may even do the rally good, a DAP lawmaker said today. Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari said Putrajaya should keep up its tough stance, such as its block on websites promoting the event, because the more restrictions it imposed, the more it would anger the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • 'Money' Mayweather jabs back at Ronda Rousey

    Verbal sparring between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star's dig at his earning power. "Big bank take little bank," Mayweather said in a statement that was posted on TMZ Sports. "Last time I checked I was #1 on Forbes," added Mayweather, a reference to the financial publication's ranking of the world's highest-paid sports figures.

    AFP News
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  • Drop in ringgit, rise of religion in politics not good news, says Singapore

    Singapore has expressed worry over recent economic and political developments in neighbouring Malaysia, saying the ringgit's drop along with increasingly religion-charged politics would affect the republic. "We are the biggest investor in Iskandar Malaysia, so any trouble is a serious issue for us," Law and Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam said...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Low ringgit a boon for moneychangers

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 ― Moneychangers are experiencing an increase in business following depreciation of the ringgit. Many people, especially foreign students, are flocking to moneychangers to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Hungry Ghost Month: What and Why they offer Real Food

    How do you know who likes what and when.

    Makansutra
  • 'I stopped counting': Doctor on discovering migrant boat dead

    Stiff lifeless bodies submerged in water -- it's a sight Canadian doctor Simon Bryant won't soon forget after he found dozens of dead migrants in the hold of a boat off Libya. The 56-year-old doctor was on a mission Wednesday with Doctors Without Borders on the Phoenix, a vessel dedicated to rescuing migrants, when he was asked to help the Swedish coast guard during their rescue of a wooden boat with over 450 people on board. "I went over there, with one of our nurses...We quickly saw that there were three or four people who were improving on the deck, so I went back on to the wooden boat and below deck, and I discovered many dead bodies." Fifty-two dead bodies to be precise.

    AFP News
  • Take Bersih head on instead of slandering us, chief tells Federal Territories minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 ― Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah told Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor today to engage the polls reform group directly instead of casting aspersions against them,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9

    Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. The company has introduced a new iPhone ...

    Associated Press
  • Socceroos lose star trio for World Cup qualifiers

    Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has lost three foreign-based stars to injury ahead of World Cup qualifiers next month against Bangladesh and Tajikistan, Football Federation Australia said Friday.

    AFP News 50 mins ago
  • Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, two others, accused in lawsuit of rape

    (Reuters) - Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013. Rose's accuser, identified only as Jane Doe, said she and the three-time All-Star Chicago Bulls guard dated from 2011 to 2013. In August 2013, she said, Rose and two friends invited her to Rose's home in Beverly Hills, California, where they slipped a drug into her drink with the aim of raping her.

    Reuters
  • Car owner shot in shoulder by carjacker (with video)

    KUALA TERENGGANU: The owner of a four-wheel drive was shot in the shoulder in a botched carjacking attempt at Jalan Hiliran, here last night. During the 9pm incident, the 28-year-old victim was heading to his Toyota Hilux to collect his Astro card when he was shot at by an assailant who was trying to steal his car. Kuala Terengganu police chief ACP Idris Abd Rafar said when the victim was approaching his vehicle that was parked about 50m from his family-owned electrical shop, the assailant who realised the owner was heading to the car, fired two shots at him.

    New Straits Times
  • Acapulco cliff divers plunge into new unknown

    Cliff divers in Acapulco say they never forget their first time: the leap into the void, the feeling of flying, the shock of hitting the water at high speed. Across the generations, whole families of divers have earned their living wowing tourists from around the world with the 35-meter (115-foot) plunge off La Quebrada, the rock face that looms above the Mexican resort city's Pacific coast. A decade ago, 150 cruise ships a year visited Acapulco.

    AFP News
  • Park Bo Young mentions about her friendship with Lee Gwang Soo

    Park Bo Young mentioned about her friendship with Lee Gwang Soo during a recent interview. Actress Park Bo Young had an interview with StarN News in Seoul recently, and she mentioned about her friendship with Lee Gwang Soo. Park Bo Young told that she enjoys watching JTBC 'Please Take Care Of My Refrigerator,' and she told that she hope to be on the show with actor Lee Gwang Soo, who is well known as one of her best friends.

    STAR N News