• Frenzy over Dr Mahathir’s 2nd Bersih appearance

    Factory worker, Ella 40, stood by the cashier counter at Restoran Yusoof dan Zakhir near Central Market waiting and hoping to be able to kiss Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's hand. Like many, she was excited that the former prime minister had decided to make an appearance again at the Bersih 4 rally. "The man who built this country is here with us,...

    The Malaysian Insider
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  • GE2015: WP’s AHPETC is now in a surplus – Hougang MP Png Eng Huat

    The Workers' Party-run Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol-East Town Council (AHPETC) now has a surplus, Hougang MP Png Eng Huat said.

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  • Why label Bersih 4 rally goers ‘shallow, poor’, DAP asks Najib

    It is “crazy” to insult the Bersih 4 rally organiser and accuse the 200,000 participants of being “shallow and poor” in their patriotism, DAP said today. Party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the spirit of Merdeka could only live on if the people were brave enough to fight and free Malaysia from slander, corruption and poverty. He said...

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  • Boy named Su leads China's great sprint forward in athletics

    Chinese sprinting took its own great leap forward after the country's 4x100 metres men's relay team won a shock silver medal at the world championships behind Usain Bolt's all-conquering Jamaica. Led by birthday boy Su Bingtian, the Chinese roared home third across the line in Saturday's final in Beijing but were upgraded to silver after the United States were disqualified for a bungled changeover. "We made history," said Zhang Peimeng, who ran the anchor leg as China clocked 38.01 seconds, 0.65 behind the rampaging Jamaicans.

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  • Buddhist, Muslim rally goers bed down at church

    Many Bersih 4 participants, including Buddhists and even Muslims, had no hesitation in taking up the Catholic church's offer of rest and refuge, with some 200 spending the night at the St John's Cathedral, in Jalan Bukit Nanas. They included the young and the old, Christians and non-Christians alike who were relieved to have a shower and space...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • LIVE: Rally goers converge at Dataran Merdeka for Bersih 4 finale

    Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who made a surprise visit to the Bersih 4 rally last night dropped in for another visit this afternoon. The former prime minister arrived about 4.30pm at Central Market in Kuala Lumpur and was immediately swarmed by rally goers. Accompanying him were his wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, and former Umno minister Datuk...

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  • Angry Sherwood kicks bottle and snaps hamstring

    LONDON (Reuters) - Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood snapped his hamstring during his side's 2-2 draw with Sunderland after kicking out at a water bottle in disgust at the referee denying a penalty. "I've done my hamstring. I never did it as a player, I have now done it as a manager," he told the Villa website (www.avfc.co.uk) after Saturday's match. "I was going to kick bottles forward but there were too many people so I thought I'd be polite and backheel them and snapped my hamstring. It feels bad," he added. "I must have looked like a spoiled brat. I tell my kids not to behave like that. ...

  • Bersih 4: Medical team member’s car damaged in early morning blaze

    KUALA LUMPUR: A car that belongs to a Bersih 4 rally medical team member was badly damaged in a blaze at Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, here, about 5.30am today. The incident near Bank Negara saw the white Naza Forte, which was parked at the side of the road, burnt 70 per cent. City Fire and Rescue Department operations centre chief Samsol Maarif Saibani said they received a call on the incident at 5.35am. When asked on the cause of the blaze, Samsol said they have handed over the case to police, but did not deny possibility of arson.

    New Straits Times
  • Ha Ji Won departing to Hawaii for a photo shoot

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  • Suzuki to buy back shares as Volkswagen row settled

    Japan's Suzuki Motor said on Sunday it plans to buy back its shares sold to Volkswagen after an international arbitration court settled a dispute between the two automakers. The ruling came four years after the Japanese small car maker attempted to end an alliance with the German auto giant, which has refused Suzuki's repeated demands to sell back the 112.21 million shares, or 19.9 percent of Suzuki. Arbitrators at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) ruled the alliance has been terminated and ordered Volkswagen to dispose of Suzuki shares, the Japanese company said.

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  • Growing up as Tunku’s son

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 30 — From his days as a child, Suleiman Tunku Abdul Rahman was often advised by his famous father to be a responsible man and to stand up for his principles.  “I was also advised...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • The CEO of a $6 billion company explains why tech companies overwork their employees

    VMware VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger Pat Gelsinger is … Continued The post The CEO of a $6 billion company explains why tech companies overwork their employees appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • End of road for Sabah Bersih 4 as ralliers hit police barricade on ‘walk for democracy’

    KOTA KINABALU, Aug 30 — The Sabah edition of Bersih 4 rally broke up today ahead of its midnight expiry after state police put an end to the ralliers’ 6km “walk for democracy” along the Tanjung...

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  • GE2015: SPP-DPP unveil candidates for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC

    After extensive negotiations to field a joint team, the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) finally unveiled the candidates who will contest in the 11 Sep General Election. The five-person team campaigning under the SPP banner in the Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representative Constituency (GRC) comprised ex-DPP secretary-general Benjamin Pwee, 47, and  ex-DPP chairman Hamim Aliyas, 51, and SPP members Abdillah Zamzuri, 30, grassroots leader, Law Kim Hwee, 55, former marketing manager, and Bryan Long, 37, techpreneur.

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  • Chinese tourists unfazed by currency fall, market turmoil

    China's currency devaluation and slowing economy have caused enormous turmoil in world financial markets, but they have not really bothered tourists like Henry Lee. Lee is among tens of millions from China's growing middle class who travel across the globe every year for leisure. A record 117 million Chinese travelled overseas in 2014, according to the Sydney-based Centre for Asia-Pacific Aviation (CAPA) -- more than double the 57 million in 2010 -- and experts expect that trend to continue.

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  • Don’t make us scapegoats for nation’s woes, Johor prince tells critics

    Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim today urged certain quarters not to make him and his father, the Johor sultan, scapegoats for the current state of the country. In a Facebook posting on the Johor Southern Tigers page, Tunku Ismail said that certain parties were "attacking" him and his father for being outspoken about national...

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  • Thai police say bomb suspect part of people smuggling gang

    Thai police said Sunday a foreigner arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bombing was part of a people-smuggling gang who may have launched an attack in response to a crackdown on their trade. The unidentified foreigner, who is being held in military custody at an undisclosed location, was seized during a Saturday morning raid on a flat on the eastern outskirts of Bangkok. Investigators say he was found with bomb-making equipment and dozens of fake passports.

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  • Benitez delighted with Bale double on Bernabeu bow

    Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has hailed the impact made by Gareth Bale as the Welshman scored twice in Los Blancos 5-0 win over Real Betis on Saturday. Benitez has been questioned early in his reign at the Santiago Bernabeu for playing Bale in a more central role as Madrid struggled to score goals in pre-season and were held 0-0 away to newly promoted Sporting Gijon last weekend.

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  • With heavy hearts, pilots perform at NY air show after death

    NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The first-ever New York Air Show opened Saturday with a moment of silence and tributes to mark the death a day earlier of a Texas stunt pilot killed when he crashed during practice.

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