• Dr M a now bad example for Umno youth leaders, Azalina says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 ― Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is a bad example for Umno youth leaders to emulate since his decision to “break the law” by joining the illegal Bersih 4 rally, Datuk Seri Azalina...

    The Malay Mail Online 29 mins ago
  • No approvals for 2,428 ha reclamation in Penang, chief minister says

    GEORGE TOWN, Sept 4 ― Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today refuted an accusation by minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan that the state government had approved 2,428 hectares of reclamation works...

    The Malay Mail Online 32 mins ago
  • Najib should resign, says UN anti-graft coalition

    Datuk Seri Najib Razak should step down and allow investigations into the US$700 million (RM2.6 billion) transferred into his accounts to proceed without undue influence, the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) coalition has said. UNCAC coalition chairman Manzoor Hasan said Najib staying in power could jeopardise the probe,...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Image of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world

    The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.

    Associated Press
  • Bersih protesters ignored rights of Malaysian majority who opposed rally, minister says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 ― Electoral reform group Bersih 2.0 ignored the rights of the Malaysian majority when it held its Bersih 4 rally in the middle of Kuala Lumpur, causing traffic congestion and...

    The Malay Mail Online 44 mins ago
  • GE2015: Scenes at PAP’s East Coast GRC rally

    Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say (photo above), who is anchoring the PAP team for the GRC, said he and his fellow candidates champion “taking care of residents” as well as “giving ample opportunities to residents for a bright future.” Areas under East Coast GRC include Bedok, Simei, Changi, Siglap and Chai Chee. Lee Yi Shyan assured voters that the PAP will help residents enrol in subsidised courses to improve their skill sets.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Johor FA to FAM: We’ll help pay for a new national coach

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Johor Football Association has offered to contribute funds to enable the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to hire a world-class coach, albeit with a few conditions attached. Coming hot on the heels of the national team’s thumping 10-0 loss to the United Arab Emirates in a World Cup qualifier match in Abu Dhabi last night, the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, via a statement on his Facebook page, made the offer today to replace beleaguered national coach Dollah Salleh. Sack Dollah Salleh as soon as possible to improve whatever we can and to save whatever dignity we have left and before our football standards continue to deteriorate,” he said.

    New Straits Times 45 mins ago
  • Tunku Aziz admits Putrajaya meddling in 1MDB probe

    A staunch pro-government defender has reluctantly agreed that Putrajaya had meddled in the investigations on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal, which saw the sacking of two ministers and job transfers for several investigators involved in the probe. Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim, who heads the Anti-Corruption Advisory Board...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • 60,000 Antelopes Died in 4 Days — And No One Knows Why

    When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope, veterinarians in the area had already reported dead animals on the ground. "But since there happened to be die-offs of limited extent during the last years, at first we were not really alarmed," Zuther, the international coordinator of the Altyn Dala Conservation Initiative, told Live Science. But within four days, the entire herd — 60,000 saiga — had died.

  • 'My children slipped through my hands': father of drowned Syrian boy

    It was dark and everyone was screaming," Abdullah Kurdi told Turkey's Dogan news agency of the moment the dinghy began to sink. "We tried to cling to the small boat, but it was deflating." Abdullah cut an inconsolable figure sitting outside the morgue in Bodrum on Thursday, staring blankly into his mobile phone as he waited for the coffins of his family to be loaded onto a municipal van, an AFP photographer reported. Abdullah had been trying to cross along with his family and up to three other Syrians from the flashpoint town of Kobane that last year was the subject of a months-long battle between Kurdish militias and jihadists, Turkish media said.

    AFP News
  • Highmark CEO fired after fight with mistress's husband sues

    The former CEO of Pittsburgh health insurance giant Highmark Inc. is suing the company for $32 million, saying he was wrongfully fired because he refused to fire a female employee with whom he was having ...

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  • ‘Hypocrites’, Nazri says of Umno leaders calling for Muhyiddin’s removal as deputy president

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 ― Umno division leaders demanding for Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's removal as party deputy president are “hypocrites” who have failed to realise that he cannot be unlawfully...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Bersih slams top cop for mocking food poisoning cases at rally

    Electoral reforms coalition Bersih 2.0 has slammed the inspector-general of police (IGP) for mocking those who caught food poisoning at the Bersih 4 rally last weekend, believed to be from tainted food or drink. Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah said they found it "very disturbing" that Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar was being light-hearted...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Ruffalo: No Hulk In 'Civil War'

    News that Mark Ruffalo reportedly won't appear in the upcoming "Captain America: Civil War" has left us angry, very angry.

    Access Hollywood
  • French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370

    PARIS (AP) — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.

    Associated Press
  • Don’t dismiss impact of Bersih 4, says Singapore daily

    Don’t dismiss the impact of the Bersih 4 rally, a Singapore financial daily warned today, less than a week after the 34-hour protest which saw hundreds of thousands convening to demand institutional reform. In an editorial today, The Business Times said that as long as scandals involving 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and the RM2.6...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • EC chief: Is Bersih non-partisan?

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 4 ― The Election Commission (EC) said today it is willing with Bersih 2.0 only if the group proves that they were non-partisan in their reform demands. “We don't know what is it...

    The Malay Mail Online 55 mins ago
  • 'Arrow': Diggle's New Look

    John Diggle is getting a new look for "Arrow" Season 4. On Thursday afternoon, the new suit for David Ramsey's character was unveiled by The CW. "I have a vision of John Diggle this season: he's bigger and stronger and faster than he's ever been before, and you're going to see very soon why.

    Access Hollywood
  • No end in sight for Federer after US Open romp

    World number two Roger Federer rolled into the third round of the US Open on Thursday, the 17-time Grand Slam winner still finding ways to improve his game at age 34. Federer, seeking his first US Open title since 2008 and first Grand Slam crown since Wimbledon in 2012, needed only 80 minutes to rout Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-1, 6-2, 6-1.

    AFP News
  • Umno not worth joining anymore, says mother of DAP’s Dyana Sofya

    Umno is not worth joining anymore, said the mother of former DAP candidate Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud, a year after she was sacked from the Malay party. But Yammy Samat said her removal from Umno was over something far more trivial than what was committed by Langkawi Wanita Umno member Anina Saaduddin, who was sacked after she filed a suit against...

    The Malaysian Insider