• Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns defiantly held a major rally in the capital Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.

    Associated Press 56 mins ago
  • Dr M: I was sacked from Umno, but became PM

    PASIR GUDANG, Aug 29 — Amid swirling rumours that his son and Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir may be booted out from Umno soon, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he too had been expelled from...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Bersih 4: German tourists caught by surprise

    KUALA LUMPUR: The rally today took at least two people by surprise - a German couple who called it a hassle. The couple, who only wanted to be known as Alexandra and Humel, were unaware that Bersih 4 was going on today. Alexandra said she had read about the rally but did not know it was happening today.

    New Straits Times
  • Miley Makes Kimmel Blush

    Let's go ahead and just throw the idea of "leaving something to the imagination" out the window when talking about Miley Cyrus. Just ask Jimmy Kimmel. OK, well at least the "MTV Video Music Awards" host was gracious enough to accessorize with a pair of heart-shaped pasties.

    Access Hollywood
  • Bersih 4 no go in Singapore, China, Thailand

    As protesters gather in Malaysia, Australia and other parts of world to participate in Bersih 4, the rally was a no-go in Singapore, Thailand and China. The Singapore police issued a warning against any gatherings in support of Bersih 4, reminding the public that any assembly without a police permit was illegal and was an offence under the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • To prove critics wrong, Muslims pray at Bersih 4 rally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Malay-Muslim participants of the Bersih 4 rally today performed their zohor prayers in front of the Sogo shopping centre here in an apparent bid to disprove claims that the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Bangkok bomb suspect is 'Turkish national': Thai military

    A man arrested in Bangkok in connection with a recent deadly blast at a religious shrine is a Turkish national who was found with multiple passports, a senior military officer said Saturday. "He is a Turkish national," Colonel Banphot Phunphien, spokesman of the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) told AFP. "He carries many passports.

    AFP News 47 mins ago
  • 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...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Bersih 4 update: Protesters moving to Dataran Merdeka (with video)

    Amidst a visible police presence in the city, protesters in yellow began moving to Dataran Merdeka even before 2pm, when they were supposed to start moving to the famous landmark. Opposition figures, including PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar and secretary-general Rafizi Ramli, as well as DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang were seen at some of the rally points, and gave speeches. At 12.30pm, some of the crowd could be seen marching towards Dataran Merdeka and chanting Bersih.

    New Straits Times
  • Umno leaders should help clarify issues

    LENGGONG: Umno leaders should help clarify on current issues rather than making statements that could further confuse the matter said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Umno vice-president said the party would become a stronger party if its leaders could stop creating doubts on certain issues, that would only benefit the Opposition. "We must continue to soldier on and face both internal and external challenges.

    New Straits Times
  • Split emerges in Japan's biggest 'yakuza' gang

    A rift has emerged in Japan's largest "yakuza" organised crime syndicate, the government has said, with police warning that the split could lead to a wave of gang violence. Like the Italian Mafia and Chinese triads, the yakuza engage in everything from gambling, drugs and prostitution to loan sharking, protection rackets and white-collar crime. "The government is aware that some member factions of the Yamaguchi-gumi, regarded as Japan's biggest crime syndicate, are showing moves toward secession," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday.

    AFP News
  • Ambiga urges MPs to listen to ‘loud message’ from Bersih 4

    Former Bersih 2.0 co-chairman Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan wants all members of parliament (MP) to move a vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s leadership in Parliament after the "loud message" sent by tens of thousands of Malaysians who rallied during Bersih 4 today. Ambiga said during her speech at the rally that...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Hyun-A reveals photos from her new photo shoot

    The photos show Hyun-A having photo shoot in Los Angeles, California, and a great number of fans and netizens are showing explosive reactions for different sides of Hyun-A that the photos show. Hyun-A wore over ten different outfits for the photo shoot, and Hyun-A diffuses different charms in each cut. The outfits include swimming suit, short pants, bikini, t-shirt, and many other casual outfits, and her sexiness is completely melting her fans.

    STAR N News
  • Interpol rejects Malaysia’s request for red notice on Sarawak Report editor

    Interpol has turned down Putrajaya's request for Sarawak Report editor and founder Clare Rewcastle-Brown to be put on its wanted list, the whistleblower website claimed. The site published a letter by Interpol secretary-general Jurgen Stock to Jago Russell, who heads NGO Fair Trials International. In the letter dated August 27, Interpol...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Perth Bersih 4 rally takes off with record 1,300 participants

    About 1,300 people turned up for the Bersih 4 rally held at Langley Park in the city of Perth, western Australia today, the highest participation recorded so far for such gatherings. Organisers Bersihkan Malaysia Perth (BMP) and Perth Student Progressive Party (PPP) confirmed the turnout, adding that the figure doubled that of the last Bersih...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Malaysian in China urged to stay away from Bersih rally

    BEIJING: Malaysians residing in China have been urged to stay away from the Bersih 4 rally which is expected to take place in several cities in China tomorrow. If you are a Malaysian who has any complaint against the government of Malaysia, do it through the proper channel. Don’t take to the streets,” said Malaysia’s Ambassador to China Datuk Zainuddin Yahya.

    New Straits Times
  • Comex 2015 preview: Deals and activities for everyone

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

  • NBA: Lakers drop Bryant future hint

    Los Angeles Lakers president Jim Buss hinted the club would be ready to hold discussions about possibly extending Kobe Bryant's NBA career when the star's current contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season. Buss told the Los Angeles Times in an interview published on Friday that Bryant's history with the Lakers ought to grant him the opportunity to call time on his career on his own terms. "We're going to approach it like it is, but that doesn't mean it is," Buss said of Bryant's possible final season in the NBA.

    AFP News
  • Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds

    Diamonds can form with the help of ancient saltwater, say researchers who have identified the gems that crystallized with the help of oceanic crust dating back as far as 200 million years ago. Scientists think the jewels usually form 90 to 150 miles (140 to 250 kilometers) below Earth's surface, in the planet's mantle layer, which is sandwiched between Earth's crust and core. The deepest of these precious stones have come from 430 miles (700 km) below Earth's surface.

  • Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide

    NEW YORK (AP) — A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday.

    Associated Press