Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta's best-known investigative journalist, was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car, police said, in a case that stunned the small Mediterranean island. Caruana Galizia, 53, ran a hugely popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted cases of alleged high-level corruption targeting politicians from across party lines. Locals said Caruana Galizia had just left her house and was on a road near the village of Bidnija in northern Malta when the bomb detonated, sending her car flying into an adjacent field.
A man was fined $2,000 in the State Courts on Monday (16 October) for letting prostitutes operate in his rented flat. Lau Syen Chao, a 31-year-old Malaysian, pleaded guilty to one count under the Women’s Charter for allowing a place to be used as a brothel. The court heard that Lau, a fruit stall operator, often engaged paid sexual services from mainland Chinese prostitutes through a man known as Jun Zi.
After his wife left a hotel room, the man made advances on the hotel chambermaid who was cleaning his toilet and later grabbed her breast. Masud Muhammad Ataul, 66, a Bengali who came to Singapore on a social visit pass for medical treatment, was a guest at the hotel room when the woman, then 31, entered his room for her housekeeping duties.
Traditionally, new editions of the iPhone have sold quickly as fans queue for the latest upgrade, but early surveys have added to chatter that the iPhone 8 is not proving as popular as its predecessors. U.S. wireless carrier AT&T said last week its third-quarter postpaid handset upgrades were fewer by nearly 900,000 from a year ago, and brokerage Jefferies attributed it to weak iPhone 8 demand. "Many respondents indicated that a meaningful portion of customers are buying iPhone 7 in lieu of the new iPhone 8, given the lack of significant enhancements in the new phone," KeyBanc analyst John Vinh wrote in a client note.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 - AirAsia group chief executive Tan Sri Tony Fernandes married his Korean girlfriend, Chloe, in France last night. Malay Mail Online was informed that the wedding took...