• East Coast Rail project wasn’t discussed in Cabinet, works minister says

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof denied today Sarawak Report’s claim that Putrajaya wants to double the cost of the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) project from RM30...

    The Malay Mail Online 42 mins ago
  • Car dealers offering buyers to bypass downpayment rule

    Car owners are required to make a 30 or 40 per cent downpayment when buying a car. Some car dealers may be flouting the law by offering buyers downpayment lower than the levels specified under the newly relaxed vehicle financing rules. A check by Yahoo Singapore on popular website sgcarmart revealed that there are dealers offering potential buyers minimum downpayment of 20 per cent or less.

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  • What harassment are you facing? IGP asks Dr M

    PUTRAJAYA, July 26 ― The Inspector-General of Police today told Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to list out the intimidation he is allegedly facing from the authorities. Responding to questions on a...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Prince Harry regrets not opening up about mother's death

    Prince Harry wishes he had spoken to others about the grief he felt over his mother Diana's death sooner.

    Cover Media
  • Chinese demolitions at Buddhist institute draw fire

    Rights groups on Tuesday called for Chinese authorities to stop forced demolitions at one of the world's biggest Tibetan Buddhist institutes, saying the move was an attempt to "severely restrict" religious freedoms. Authorities began destroying living quarters at Larung Gar Institute in the southwestern province of Sichuan last week, according to a statement by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). In June, local government officials ordered the estimated 10,000 Buddhist monks and nuns living at the centre, also known as Serthar, be cut to no more than 5,000, another overseas organisation, Free Tibet, said in an email.

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  • SONA fashion show gives way to business attire

    Taking a cue from President Duterte’s simple fashion style, most politicians and their families as well as other guests at his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) yesterday toned down their usual grandiose outfits and opted for business attire.

    Philippine Star
  • Cash, guns seized from drug lord’s cell in Bilibid

    The police Special Action Force (SAF), which recently took over security at the national penitentiary in Muntinlupa City, has seized over P1 million in cash, guns, illegal drugs and electronic devices from the cell of a convicted drug lord, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II reported yesterday. The SAF will continue the raids at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), particularly in Building 14 where high-profile convicts are detained. Aguirre said SAF commandos, backed up by an armored vehicle recovered over P1 million from Co in three consecutive days.

    Philippine Star
  • Canon slashes profit forecast on strong yen

    Canon chopped its annual profit forecast Tuesday as the camera and copier maker warned that a sharp rise in the yen was taking a bite out of its bottom line. The company said it now expected weaker sales and a net profit of 180 billion yen ($1.7 billion) this year, down 10 percent from a previous forecast that had also been downgraded due to slowing growth in China and a pickup in Japan's currency. Canon's latest six months-to-June net profit fell 20 percent to 81.4 billion yen, while operating profit dropped nearly 37 percent from a year ago.

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  • Henderson looking to put injury woes in the past

    (Reuters) - Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is ready to put his injury troubles behind him and said he was feeling in prime shape ahead of the new Premier League season. Foot and knee injuries restricted the 26-year-old to just 17 league appearances last season as Jurgen Klopp's side finished eighth in the table. "My foot is feeling good to be honest," Henderson told LFC TV.

    Reuters
  • Najib: Stop baseless accusations against Tabung Haji

    PETALING JAYA, July 26 ― Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) is the victim of false allegations that are harmful both to the fund and the Muslim pilgrims who are its contributors, said Prime Minister Datuk...

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  • Sara Duterte skips SONA due to health reasons

    Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte did not attend her father’s first State of the Nation Address yesterday as doctors advised her to take a rest shortly after she arrived in Manila yesterday morning. Davao City information officer Jefry Tupas said Sara wanted to be with the President during this historic event, and regrets not being able to do so. Sara was supposed to represent her mother Elizabeth Zimmerman and brothers Vice Mayor Paolo and Sebastian in the event.

    Philippine Star
  • F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil - reports

    The mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped in Sao Paulo and criminals are demanding 120 million reais ($36.5 million) in ransom, according to reports in a leading Brazilian news magazine. Aparecida Schunck, the mother of Ecclestone's wife, Fabiana Flosi, was seized on Friday night, Veja and other news organizations reported. Ecclestone, whom Forbes magazine estimates is worth $3.1 billion - along with his family - and one of the most powerful men in sport, married Flosi in 2012, three years after meeting her at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

    Reuters
  • Teresa Kok wins RM350,000 in ISA suit on appeal

    PUTRAJAYA, July 26 ― Seputeh MP Teresa Kok was today awarded RM350,000 by the Court of Appeal in her lawsuit against the government over her arrest and detention under the repealed Internal...

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  • US, Japan, Australia step in for weak SEAsia to chide China

    VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for Southeast Asian nations that have territorial disputes with Beijing in the resource-rich area.

    Associated Press
  • Jeremy Renner's ex-wife demanding payment of child support debts

    The actor insists Sonni receives more than enough to cover their daughter's tuition fees.

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  • Hyundai Motor reports 10th straight quarterly profit drop

    Hyundai Motor Co. has reported a tenth straight quarterly profit decline due to weak demand for passenger sedans and higher marketing expenses for its luxury brand, despite improved China sales. South ...

    Associated Press
  • China chaos has Mourinho pining for home comforts

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Sunday he was ready to go home as the club's pre-season tour of China threatened to descend into farce. The final match of their China tour is first Manchester derby outside the UK against City on Monday and Mourinho suggested he couldn't wait for it to be over. "It is almost the end and we can go home and train in conditions where the players are safe," said Mourinho after a wild couple of days for his squad after they lost 4-1 to Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday.

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  • 7 Korean street food we want to see in Singapore

    It’s no secret that Korean cuisine is a big hit among most Singaporeans.

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  • Police source: Taman OUG hitman in Datin’s murder didn’t get pay

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — The hitman who pulled the trigger on Datin Wong Siu Ling in the Taman OUG shooting was not paid the RM10,000 he was promised by his hirer, a police source said. The...

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  • Philippine Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 5 sailors, Malaysia says

    Malaysia's police chief said Tuesday that five tugboat crew missing since last week were abducted by the Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf, which is notorious for repeated kidnappings in waters between the two nations. The five Malaysians were kidnapped from their vessel on July 18 off the coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah on Borneo island, Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters. "The five tugboat crew have been kidnapped by the kidnap-for-ransom group from the southern Philippines," he said, confirming reports that had emerged over the past week.

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