• Bhutan's royal couple announce birth of baby prince

    Bhutan's royal couple on Saturday announced the birth of their first child, a baby prince, delighting the remote Himalayan kingdom where the monarchy is revered. The newest royal, the son of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema, was safely delivered at Lingkana Palace in the Bhutanese capital Thimphu on February 5, the royal media office said. "Their majesties and members of the royal family are filled with profound joy on the birth of His Royal Highness," it said in a statement.

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  • Funds in Najib’s accounts an investment, not donation, says Saudi minister

    Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Adel al-Jubeir does not think that the US$681 million which made its way into Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s bank account was from the Saudi government or that it was a political donation, The New York Times reports today. He was also quoted as saying the money went to an “investment in Malaysia”. “It...

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  • 3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes with three people believed to be aboard collided over the ocean just outside the port of Los Angeles, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers. There was no sign of survivors after hours of searching.

    Associated Press 55 mins ago
  • Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubble

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside.

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  • Manchester United hold talks with Mourinho -- reports

    Jose Mourinho's representatives have held talks with Manchester United about replacing Louis van Gaal as manager of the Premier League club, according to reports on Friday. Mourinho has been strongly linked with the Old Trafford post since being sacked by Chelsea in December and the BBC and Manchester Evening News claim discussions have started with a view to the Portuguese coach taking over at the end of this season. Van Gaal has endured stinging criticism from former United players and the club's fans for his conversative tactics, with reports suggesting he was twice talked out of quitting by executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward earlier this term.

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  • Furniture giant IKEA loses its trademark in Indonesia

    There is Samsung of South Korea, Sony of Japan, BMW of Germany and IKEA of Indonesia. Wait! IKEA of Indonesia? Yes, at least in Indonesia, if not worldwide. The furniture giant, founded in Sweden in 1943, ...

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  • Stephen Chow apologises for cancelling event

    The director releases a statement explaining the reason for cancelling a fan meeting in Xi'an

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  • Doctor sentenced after victims die from pain drugs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of second-degree murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison in a landmark case that many in the medical community believe will create a chilling effect among physicians across the country.

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  • 1,500 auctioneers at risk of losing jobs

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 6  —  About 1,500 auctioneers in the country are waiting with bated breath to know if they will still have a job in the coming days. Their predicament comes after receiving a...

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  • Sofia Vergara's red carpet dresses make her bleed

    Sofia Vergara claims her large bosom requires gowns with "structure".

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  • NBA: Bradley seals Celtics' stunning win over Cavs

    Boston's Avery Bradley drilled a three-pointer as time expired as the Celtics rallied to stun NBA Eastern Conference leaders Cleveland 104-103 on their home floor on Friday. The Celtics snatched the victory after trailing by five points in the final 20 seconds. The Cavaliers, led by superstar LeBron James, had trailed by seven with four minutes to play.

    AFP News 52 mins ago
  • China governor fired for 'disloyalty' as Xi tightens grip

    BEIJING (AP) — The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the ruling Communist Party and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by President Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality cult.

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  • Malaysians continue to hope, says Muhyiddin

    Malaysians still harbour hope that the country will bounce back from the controversies and difficulties faced by the nation of late, said former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. In his latest Facebook message last night, the Umno deputy president acknowledged that with all his experience in politics, he had never thought that...

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  • Monkey Year inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, disease

    BEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments have been giving out toy monkeys.

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  • In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present.

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  • The flyers most likely to be a member of the Mile High Club and lie about being single are

    The results of a new travel survey released ahead of Valentine’s Day reveals a few golden nuggets on American behavior, including the fact that 11 percent of travelers have pretended to be single while on the road, and that the highest percentage of members in the Mile High Club can be found in the 65-plus set. The fantasy of getting their rocks off at 35,000 feet is also stronger among men, with 43 percent of male respondents expressing interest, compared to half that percentage of women.

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  • I never asked Swiss A-G to stop 1MDB probe, says Apandi

    Attorney-General (A-G) Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has denied allegations that he had persuaded his Swiss counterpart to abandon investigations into debt-ridden state-investor 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) at a meeting in Zurich last September. Apandi said it was never the subject of discussion at the meeting. "And I categorically deny...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Kedah MB all smiles over RM15 million development fund from Putrajaya

    Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah was all smiles on his first day as Kedah menteri besar after the prime minister approved a RM15 million special allocation to improve facilities in the Kuala Muda district, The Star reported. This will enable the construction of a commercial complex for petty traders to house the many roadside shacks selling...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Koeman confirms Wenger bust-up

    Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed he had a post-match row with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, but insists the bust-up won't damage their relationship. Koeman and Wenger were reported to have exchanged words in the tunnel following Tuesday's goalless draw at Emirates Stadium. Wenger, incensed that decisions went against Arsenal in a match that saw them lose ground on Premier League leaders Leicester, was said to have shouted at referee Lee Mason: "It's always the same with you", with Koeman responding to the Frenchman by saying "No, it's always the same with you." Koeman admitted the incident had taken place as it was reported, but was adamant it was all in the heat of the moment and that it would not affect his friendship with Wenger.

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  • Will end to Kedah MB crisis kill off dissent in Umno?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir’s removal as mentri besar may have ended the crisis within Kedah Umno, but it remains to be seen if the move will silence further dissent within...

    The Malay Mail Online