• LIVE: Crowd in high spirits as Bersih 4 enters final hour

    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...

    The Malaysian Insider 49 mins ago
  • Tadic double gives Southampton lift-off

    Dusan Tadic scored a quick-fire brace as Southampton beat 10-man Norwich City 3-0 at St Mary's on Sunday to record a first win of the Premier League campaign. Seventh last season, Ronald Koeman's Southampton had drawn two and lost one of their first three games, but victory lifted them into the top half of the table, one point above promoted Norwich. After Norwich right-back Steven Whittaker had been sent off for two bookable offences, Graziano Pelle opened the scoring in first-half stoppage time and Serbia winger Tadic struck twice in the second half.

    AFP News 45 mins ago
  • Government suffering trust deficit, says Muhyiddin in Merdeka message

    Many quarters feel Malaysia is currently facing a trust deficit, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, noting that the credibility of the country's leaders is increasingly being questioned. The Umno deputy president said the people's trust in the government was being eroded, while investors and the business community had also little confidence in the...

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  • Mystery man in Bangkok bomb probe 'never said a word'

    There has been no word of his nationality, affiliation or whether the evidence seized in a shabby Bangkok apartment block amounts to a smoking gun for the attack on a crowded downtown shrine that killed 20 people two weeks ago. Police have been tight-lipped - at times cryptic - about the man they indicate is the chief suspect caught on camera leaving a bag at the site of a bombing that shook Bangkok's bustling commercial heart.

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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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  • Football: Man City announce De Bruyne signing

    Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne from German side Wolfsburg on a six-year contract. City did not disclose how much they had paid for the 24-year-old former Chelsea player, but British media reports said the fee was a club record in the region of �54 million ($83.6 million, 74 million euros). "Manchester City are delighted to announce that Kevin De Bruyne has joined the club on a six-year deal," City announced on their website, alongside a picture of De Bruyne holding the number 17 shirt.

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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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  • 'Largest ever' Med gas field found off Egypt: ENI

    Italian energy giant ENI on Sunday announced the discovery of the "largest ever" offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean inside Egypt's territorial waters. The discovery, confirmed by Egypt's oil ministry, could hold a potential 30 trillion cubic feet (850 billion cubic metres) of lean gas in an area of about 100 square kilometres (40 square miles), it said in a statement. The so-called Zohr project is "the largest gas discovery ever made in Egypt and in the Mediterranean Sea," it said, adding the find would meet Egypt's own natural gas demands for decades.

    AFP News 51 mins ago
  • 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...

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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
  • Ha Ji Won departing to Hawaii for a photo shoot

    On August 28th, actress Ha Ji Won departed 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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  • 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.

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  • More Malays will join Bersih 4 rally later, says Rafizi

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — More Malays will be coming for the Bersih 4 rally here later, PKR lawmaker Rafizi Ramli said today, even as the crowd of demonstrators so far appeared to comprise mostly...

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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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  • 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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  • 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. ...

    Reuters
  • Comex 2015 preview: Deals and activities for everyone

    Updated on Aug 28, 3:45pm: Added Acer and Axtro Sports.

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  • 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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  • 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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