• MP to start online campaign against AG’s proposed crackdown on whistleblowers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — PKR’s Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli will launch an online campaign to rally Malaysians to reject Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali’s proposal to amend the Official Secrets...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City's unlikely assault on a first Premier League title gathered momentum with a ruthless 3-1 demolition of Manchester City helping them storm five points clear at the top on Saturday. Defender Robert Huth scored twice and Algerian magician Riyad Mahrez fired his 14th league goal of the season as Leicester sent a clear message of intent to those who still doubt they have the quality to become champions. Bookmakers have now made Claudio Ranieri's men, 5,000-1 outsiders at the start of the campaign, favourites to go all the way.

    Reuters
  • Dr M powerless in Umno, analysts say after Kedah crisis

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir’s unceremonious removal from the Kedah mentri besar post shows that his father Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the man who once ruled Malaysia for 22...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Be like the agile and nimble monkey: PM Lee

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong urged Singaporeans to continue helping one another along, even as he acknowledged an uncertain economic outlook in his Lunar New Year message.

    Nicholas Yong
  • Pilot's husband doesn't believe she survived collision

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The husband of a pilot who was involved in a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles says he believes she did not survive the accident.

    Associated Press
  • Seriously? That Ancient Greek Statue Does Not Depict a Laptop

    There's a new conspiracy theory out there, but instead of invoking big government or aliens, it questions whether there's a laptop carved into an ancient Greek statue. The theory, proposed by the anonymous YouTube user StillSpeakingOut, ventures that the ancient Oracle of Delphi may have foreseen the invention of laptops, and told people about it. "Just so we are clear, I'm not saying that this relief was depicting an ancient laptop computer," StillSpeakingOut said in the 100-second-long video.

    LiveScience.com
  • N. Korea triggers fresh fury with space rocket launch

    North Korea said Sunday it had successfully put a satellite into orbit, with a rocket launch widely condemned as a disguised ballistic missile test for a weapons delivery system to strike the US mainland. The launch, which violated multiple UN resolutions, amounted to the North doubling down against an international community already struggling to punish Pyongyang for its nuclear test a month ago.

    AFP News 36 mins ago
  • Chelsea's Hazard reveals Mourinho apology

    Eden Hazard sent a text message to Jose Mourinho after his sacking to apologise for his poor form, the Chelsea winger revealed in a British newspaper interview published on Saturday. "I sent him the message to say I was sorry he had gone and ... well ... just that I was sorry," Hazard told The Guardian. "We'd enjoyed all that success together last season, but this time round we hadn't." Hazard, 25, swept the board in last season's player of the year awards after Chelsea won a Premier League and League Cup double.

    AFP News
  • The New 'Deadpool' Movie Will Make You Want To Cuss

    "Deadpool," the new R-rated superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds, very much wants to be edgy and different. Does It succeed?

    UPROXX 53 mins ago
  • Doctor gets 30 to life after painkiller overdose deaths

    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.

    Associated Press
  • 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, ...

    Associated Press
  • Loyalty to party and nation, not individuals, Rafidah tells critics

    Loyalty should be towards one’s country and party, not individuals, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz says, after Wanita Umno head Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil hit out at her for lacking respect towards the Umno leadership. Rafidah said she was a committed Umno member and would not stop criticising anyone who compromised the party, regardless of his or...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River.

    Associated Press 23 mins ago
  • Swiss request for help in 1MDB probe sent to Wisma Putra

    The Office of the Attorney-General of Switzerland (OAG) has delivered a request to the Malaysian Foreign Affairs Ministry for mutual legal assistance on its criminal proceedings into state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). OAG spokesperson Nathalie Guth said in an email response to The Malaysian Insider that the request was...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Liverpool collapse nothing to do with protest, says coach

    A mass protest by fans over ticket prices was not responsible for Liverpool's collapse as they allowed Sunderland to fight back to snatch a 2-2 Premier League draw on Saturday, said assistant coach Pep Lijnders. Development coach Lijnders, among those taking charge of first-team duties while manager Juergen Klopp was undergoing an appendix operation, watched ninth-placed Liverpool concede twice in the last eight minutes after the walkout. Goals from Roberto Firmino and Adam Lallana had put Liverpool in control before Adam Johnson and Jermain Defoe replied for relegation-haunted Sunderland.

    Reuters
  • 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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  • Elizabeth Hurley: 'Losing weight is hard'

    Elizabeth Hurley feels naked without the diamonds she wears on TV show The Royals.

    Cover Media
  • Tough 2016 for job seekers, worse for fresh grads, warn experts

    Almost all job seekers will find it difficult to get work this year, but the hardest hit will be fresh graduates, say career experts and the private sector employers’ group, as more and more firms freeze recruitment. Career websites, such as JobStreet.com, said companies were still advertising openings in the first quarter of this year, which...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Survivors tell of quake horror in Taiwan

    More than 250 people have been rescued from the Wei-kuan apartment complex in the southern city of Tainan since the quake hit at 4:00 am Saturday, killing 14 people and toppling four blocks of around 100 homes in total. "(When the quake hit) I slid down from my bed and was trapped between the bed and a closet," resident Su Yi-ming, 48, told AFP. "My mind went blank when the quake struck, it shook violently and the house just came down.

    AFP News
  • 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.

    AFP Relax