• Police found body of a girl, believed to be one of the missing seven

    GUA MUSANG: Police have recovered the body of a girl, believed to be one of the seven missing Orang Asli schoolchildren from Pos Tohoi, in the jungles near the village. State police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim said the decomposed body of the girl, believed to be aged between 7 and 9, was found by a villager on a tree branch about 7pm. Police have recovered the body of a girl in the Sungai Perias area, about 500m from SK Tohoi.

    New Straits Times
  • Cracked Chinese glass bridge alarms tourists

    Thrill-seeking tourists in China got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottomed walkway suspended 1,080 meters (3,540 foot) over a canyon, reports said. "When I was almost at the end (of the walkway), there was a sudden loud bang and a tremor beneath my feet," the state-run China Net cited one woman as saying on Tuesday.

    AFP News
  • No retraction, no apology, Ling tells Najib

    Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik is standing by his remarks against the prime minister and will not apologise, following a letter of demand from Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyers threatening to sue the former MCA president for defamation over remarks on the handling of state investment vehicle 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Dr Ling said he was very...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Russia fires cruise missiles from warships into Syria

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.

    Associated Press 58 mins ago
  • Liverpool suits were FA Cup own goal: Ferguson

    The garish cream suits worn by Liverpool's squad prior to the 1996 FA Cup final gave Manchester United the edge even before kick-off, according to ex-United manager Alex Ferguson. Liverpool players including Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman and Jamie Redknapp, dubbed the 'Spice Boys', turned up at Wembley clad in striking suits designed by Giorgio Armani and lost 1-0 to a late Eric Cantona goal.

    AFP News
  • ‘Red Shirt’ leader threatens to teach DAP man a lesson over alleged racial slur

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 — #Merah169 leader Datuk Jamal Md Yunos today threatened to teach DAP’s Anthony Loke a “lesson” for allegedly calling the Malays “celaka” during the eviction of a village at...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Hidden hands may be interfering in 1MDB probe, says Muhyiddin

    Former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is concerned that there are hidden hands obstructing investigations into debt-ridden state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), he said in a statement tonight. The Umno deputy president said that developments into the probe have so far been disappointing, noting that at one time,...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Footage shows Indonesia fires as pressure mounts in Singapore

    New aerial footage released Wednesday showed smoke billowing from Indonesian forest fires as smog-choked Singapore's biggest supermarket chain announced a ban on products from a paper company accused over the haze shrouding Southeast Asia. Fires illegally started to clear land for plantations on Indonesia's Sumatra island and the Indonesian part of Borneo have for weeks been producing thick haze that has cloaked Singapore and Malaysia, prompting the cancellation of outdoor events and school closures. The smog-belching blazes are an annual occurrence during the dry season, but scientists have warned this year's could be the worst on record due to an El Nino weather system that has created tinder-dry conditions in Indonesia and increased the risk of fires.

    AFP News
  • Model sues Bill Cosby over alleged 2008 sexual assault

    A model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 sued the comedian on Tuesday for sexual assault. Chloe Goins' lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles seeks ...

    Associated Press
  • Saudi billionaire prince doubles ownership of Twitter stock

    Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company have doubled their ownership of Twitter's publicly traded shares in the past six weeks. A joint statement released Wednesday by the ...

    Associated Press
  • How Rich are the 2016 Presidential Candidates?

    While there’s a lot of time before 2016 Presidential Elections, everyone is looking for more information on the candidates. Thus far, three people have declared that they plan on running for the highest office in the country: Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senator Grace Poe, and former Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas. […] The post How Rich are the 2016 Presidential Candidates? appeared first on MoneyMax.ph.

  • Hong Kong panda Ying Ying loses cub

    Hong Kong panda Ying Ying has lost the long-awaited cub she was expecting, vets said Wednesday. It would have been the first ever giant panda born in the city. After years of trying, 10-year-old Ying Ying began to show signs of pregnancy in July and was due to give birth this week.

    AFP News
  • Malacca parents fearful over Ali Tinju rally near to students at National Sports Day

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 — A parents group today expressed fears over an unauthorised pro-Malay rally that will run close to schools where students are set to attend National Sports Day celebrations...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 'X-Files' makes its TV comeback, after 13-year absence

    The truth is out there, fans of "The X-Files" always knew -- and now agents Mulder and Scully are back to digging it out after a 13-year hiatus from the small screen. The cult US show made its long-awaited return this week at the MIPCOM TV market held annually in the French Riviera town of Cannes, with the screening of the first episode of the new, six-part miniseries. "X-Files" creator Chris Carter presented the screening and said the series' conceits have expanded beyond the investigation of extraterrestrial and paranormal activity to include the very current themes of America under videosurveillance, citizens being spied upon and an overweening government.

    AFP News
  • Pua: Can’t trust PAS again even if it changes

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7— PAS cannot be trusted to remain loyal to its partners even if the Islamist party ends hostilities with its former allies and joins Pakatan Harapan, DAP’s Tony Pua claimed...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Sony may consider options for smartphone business if no profit next year

    By Reiji Murai TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp's chief executive flagged next year as a make-or-break year for its struggling smartphones, saying it could consider other options for the business if it failed to turn profitable. After years of losses, Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai has engineered a successful restructuring drive at Sony, with recent results showing improvement thanks to cost cuts, an exit from weak businesses such as PCs, as well as strong sales of image sensors and videogames. "We will continue with the business as long as we are on track with the scenario of breaking even next year onwards," Hirai told a group of reporters on Wednesday.

  • Extinct Tree-Climbing Human Walked with a Swagger

    A recently unearthed extinct human species — perhaps the most primitive ever discovered — had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees, researchers say. Although modern humans are the only human species alive today, other human species once walked the Earth. The most recently discovered human species, Homo naledi, had a brain about the size of an orange, but it nevertheless possessed enough of a mind to perform ritual burials of its dead.

  • Sandra Bullock: It’s a miracle I wasn’t jailed

    Sandra Bullock has hinted that her college years were wild.

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  • Actress’s mum charged with giving false evidence over marital status

    KUALA LUMPUR: The mother of local actress Ummi Nazeera was charged in the magistrate’s court here today with giving false evidence pertaining to her marital status, almost two years ago. Datuk Maziah Musa, 51, was charged with committing the offence on Nov 25, 2013, at 11.43am when she was a prosecution witness at a criminal trial, in another magistrate’s court. It was alleged that Maziah, during cross examination at the trial, had given testimony that she was not remarried to her ex-husband Datuk Zainulabadin Mat Akhir or any other individual, that she knew to be false.

    New Straits Times
  • Heineken boosts Caribbean, Malaysian presence

    Dutch beer giant Heineken Wednesday announced a deal worth 696 million euros ($780 million) with the world's biggest distiller, Diageo, to boost its presence in the Caribbean and Malaysia. Heineken has taken control of the Jamaican company Desnoes & Geddes, acquiring Diageo's 57.9 percent stake. "Heineken will in due course make a mandatory offer for all shares of D&G not already owned by Heineken," it said in a statement.

    AFP News