• Stocks rise on expectations Fed won't hike rates this year

    World stocks rose Monday after weak U.S. jobs data prompted expectations the Federal Reserve might postpone an interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 index jumped 2.7 percent ...

    Associated Press
  • WSJ publisher replies to PM’s lawyers, again insists 1MDB exposé accurate

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 — Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) publisher Dow Jones & Company has confirmed that it responded last week to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer’s letter and said it told the prime...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Umno monitoring 7 leaders for possible action, says Tengku Adnan

    Seven Umno leaders are being monitored, with the possibility of disciplinary action taken against them, Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said today. He did not elaborate who they were or why they were being monitored, but had made this disclosure when answering questions about whether the ruling Malay party would...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Football: Klopp, Ancelotti top Liverpool list - reports

    Juergen Klopp and Carlo Ancelotti are the leading candidates to succeed sacked Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, according to reports in the British media on Monday. Rodgers, 42, was sacked on Sunday after a 1-1 draw with Everton left Liverpool 10th in the Premier League table, albeit only three points below the Champions League places, following a sixth-place finish last season. Klopp, 48, has been out of work since stepping down at Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season, while 56-year-old Ancelotti, who previously worked in England with Chelsea, was sacked by Real Madrid last May. Several news outlets, including Sky and the BBC, reported that Klopp was the frontrunner, having led Dortmund to two Bundesliga titles and a Champions League final appearance in 2013.

    AFP News
  • Saifuddin ‘crazy’ for questioning show cause letter, says Umno sec-gen

    Umno's Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor today called former Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah "crazy" for questioning the show cause letter issued to him for attending a dialogue involving opposition parties. The Umno secretary-general said the party has received Saifuddin's reply, which has been given to the party's...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Watsons vs Guardian vs Unity – Which Personal Care Store in Singapore is the Cheapest?

    Hands up all those who think of Watsons, Guardian Pharmacy and Unity Pharmacy are one and the same. Looking around at the sea of hands, it seems that like me, you never bothered comparing prices between ...

  • Hong Kong reporter blasted for defending slapper at an MTR station

    A TVB reporter who was assaulted at Sha Tin MTR Station while filming a protest has since come under fire from Hong Kong netizens for defending her slapper.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Turkey 'intercepts' Russian jet violating its air space

    Turkey said on Monday its F-16 jets had at the weekend intercepted a Russian fighter plane which violated Turkish air space near the Syrian border, forcing the aircraft to turn back. Turkey summoned the Russian ambassador in Ankara to the foreign ministry and "strongly protested" the violation, the Turkish foreign ministry said in a statement. It demanded that "any such violation not be repeated," otherwise Russia "will be responsible for any undesired incident that may occur." The Russian jet infringed Turkish airspace at 12:08 pm (0908 GMT) on Saturday south of the Yayladagi region in Turkey's southern Hatay province, according to the foreign ministry.

    AFP News 32 mins ago
  • Mega Tsunami with 50-Foot Waves Swallowed Ancient Island

    A mega tsunami taller than a 50-story skyscraper once engulfed an island off the west coast of Africa, researchers say. This finding suggests the giant landslides and killer waves that such tsunamis can trigger might pose a major hazard to people living on islands and coasts, scientists added. Tsunamis are monster waves that are often caused by earthquakes.

  • ‘Don’t compare API with PSI’

    KUALA LUMPUR: It will take two years to upgrade the equipment used to measure air quality as technical assessments need to be done first, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry said. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, said Malaysia’s Air Pollutant Index (API) measuring equipment used the particulate matter (PM) 10 guideline, which is a universal benchmark used and recognised by the World Health Organisation. “We must not compare our API readings with Singapore’s Pollutant Standards Index (PSI).

    New Straits Times
  • China win Asia Basketball title, qualify for Olympics

    China's men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the 2016 Olympics.

    AFP News
  • Tempers rise as API hits 308 in Shah Alam

    SHAH ALAM, Oct 5 — The haze plaguing the country took a turn for the worse yesterday when the Air Pollutant Index (API) breached the hazardous level of 300 here. Frustrated residents lashed out...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Ex-Malacca CM charged over FB post on Selangor crown prince ‘conversion’

    SHAH ALAM: Former Malacca chief minister Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Thamby Chik today pleaded not guilty to a sedition charge over his Facebook posting on the religious status of Selangor Crown Prince Tengku Amir Shah. Abdul Rahim was charged under Section 4 (1) (c) of the Sedition Act at the Shah Alam Sessions Court this morning. Rahim had via a Facebook posting on Sept 25 claimed that Tengku Amir had converted to Catholicism.

    New Straits Times
  • Filipino militants threaten to behead Malaysian hostage, says report

    One of the two Malaysian hostages being held by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippine island of Jolo will be beheaded if the ransom is not paid, according to The Star today. Quoting Filipino and Malaysian sources, the report said the terror group is feeling the heat as security forces from the Phillippines were closing in on their bases,...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Southampton's Koeman ready for life without 'dangerous' Mane

    (Reuters) - Amid the euphoria surrounding Southampton's first away win over Chelsea since January 2002, manager Ronald Koeman has admitted the Saints will find it hard to keep hold of Sadio Mane, arguably their best player in the 3-1 defeat of the champions. The 23-year-old Mane has been in blistering form this season, scoring four goals in his last three games and vindicating his manager's decision to fend off Manchester United's reported interest during the transfer window. Koeman, however, said the Saints must be prepared for life without the Senegal international, while urging the fans to enjoy his performances while they have him.

  • Student debt squeezing parents and children simultaneously

    A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. After a decade of repayments, Aguirre still diverts $512 a month ...

    Associated Press
  • No info yet on Kajang ‘red shirts’ rally but cops say prepared

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 — Kajang police said today they have yet to receive any notification from organisers of the proposed “red shirts” gathering this weekend in the constituency but will be ready...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection

    American Apparel, the troubled chain that boasts of "Made in the USA" fashions, filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection early on Monday on the back of a growing list of woes. The Los Angeles-based company has been embroiled in a drawn-out legal battle with its ousted founder and former chief executive Dov Charney and has seen declining sales since 2010, leading to a series of steep losses. "This restructuring will enable American Apparel to become a stronger, more vibrant company," said chief executive Paula Schneider in a statement.

    AFP News
  • Headless body of a woman found

    KLUANG: A headless body of a woman was found in the bushes in Kampung Parit Haji Hashim, Simpang Renggam, here at 10.25am yesterday. Kluang district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Laham said a member of the public telephoned the police about finding the body, that was only clad in a bra and a piece of cloth.

    New Straits Times
  • Sarawak DAP gives BN two days to solve Serian village water shortage

    KUCHING, Oct 5 — Sarawak DAP today threatened to launch an online campaign against a Barisan Nasional (BN) assemblyman and the ruling party’s entire state chapter if they fail to solve the water...

    The Malay Mail Online