• Chelsea's Hazard reveals Mourinho apology

    Eden Hazard sent a text message to Jose Mourinho after his sacking to apologise for his poor form, the Chelsea winger revealed in a British newspaper interview published on Saturday. "I sent him the message to say I was sorry he had gone and ... well ... just that I was sorry," Hazard told The Guardian. "We'd enjoyed all that success together last season, but this time round we hadn't." Hazard, 25, swept the board in last season's player of the year awards after Chelsea won a Premier League and League Cup double.

    AFP News
  • 11 dead, hundreds rescued as strong quake rattles Taiwan

    Rescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed a high-rise residential building, killing at least 11 people and ...

    Associated Press
  • Get real, Vision 2020 not possible, minister tells Dr Mahathir

    Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must face reality and realise that Vision 2020 is no longer achievable, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak. He said this in response to Dr Mahathir's remark on his blog yesterday, where the former prime minister said Malaysia was no longer admired as it was before and that no one...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubble

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside.

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  • N. Korea says rocket launch early as Sunday

    North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning. An updated notification sent by Pyongyang to UN agencies on Saturday -- a copy of which was released by the South Korean government -- said the launch would now take place between February 7-14. The planned satellite launch has been slammed by the international community as a disguised ballistic missile test that amounts to another serious violation of UN resolution, following the North's nuclear test last month.

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  • Free Workshop in Washington DC Area, Feb. 27!

    This workshop introduces you to the tools to create winning trades no matter which direction stocks move! Attend the event and get a FREE silver bar!

  • Furniture giant IKEA loses its trademark in Indonesia

    There is Samsung of South Korea, Sony of Japan, BMW of Germany and IKEA of Indonesia. Wait! IKEA of Indonesia? Yes, at least in Indonesia, if not worldwide. The furniture giant, founded in Sweden in 1943, ...

    Associated Press
  • Stephen Chow apologises for cancelling event

    The director releases a statement explaining the reason for cancelling a fan meeting in Xi'an

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  • 1,500 auctioneers at risk of losing jobs

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 6  —  About 1,500 auctioneers in the country are waiting with bated breath to know if they will still have a job in the coming days. Their predicament comes after receiving a...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Doctor sentenced after victims die from pain drugs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of second-degree murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison in a landmark case that many in the medical community believe will create a chilling effect among physicians across the country.

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  • Sofia Vergara's red carpet dresses make her bleed

    Sofia Vergara claims her large bosom requires gowns with "structure".

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  • China's financial might worries Arsenal's Wenger

    European clubs should be worried by Chinese football's display of economic might in the January transfer window, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. The Chinese Super League out-spent Europe's elite with a series of high-profile signings that could still increase before the local transfer window closes on Feb. 26. Jiangsu Suning smashed the league's transfer record for a third time in 10 days by signing Liverpool target Alex Teixeira from Shakhtar Donetsk for 50 million euros ($56 million) on Friday.

    Reuters
  • As Syria rebels face rout, allies Saudi, Turkey may send troops

    With rebel forces facing the prospect of a crushing defeat by Syria's Russian-backed regime, their allies Saudi Arabia and Turkey may send in limited numbers of ground troops, analysts say. Riyadh on Thursday left open the possibility of deploying soldiers, saying it would "contribute positively" if the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Syria decides on ground action. "I think Saudi Arabia is desperate to do something in Syria," said Andreas Krieg, of the Department of Defence Studies at King's College London.

    AFP News
  • Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River.

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  • Busy with Sarawak polls, Seputeh MP releases CNY clip sans satire

    After courting controversy over her Chinese New Year satirical video two years ago, DAP lawmaker Teresa Kok is out with her latest clip, but without any satire this time. Posting the 19-second clip on her Facebook page, the Seputeh MP urged the people to unite in the fight against evil.   "Unity is strength. Be united in fighting for good...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Monkey Year inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, disease

    BEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments have been giving out toy monkeys.

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  • Singapore-registered vessel released after hijacking

    Nigerian authorities have secured the release of a Singapore-registered container vessel that was hijacked off the Nigerian Coast. At the time of the incident, the vessel was on its way from Pointe Noire, Congo to Port Onne, Nigeria with 25 crew.

    Nicholas Yong
  • I never asked Swiss A-G to stop 1MDB probe, says Apandi

    Attorney-General (A-G) Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali has denied allegations that he had persuaded his Swiss counterpart to abandon investigations into debt-ridden state-investor 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) at a meeting in Zurich last September. Apandi said it was never the subject of discussion at the meeting. "And I categorically deny...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • The flyers most likely to be a member of the Mile High Club and lie about being single are

    The results of a new travel survey released ahead of Valentine’s Day reveals a few golden nuggets on American behavior, including the fact that 11 percent of travelers have pretended to be single while on the road, and that the highest percentage of members in the Mile High Club can be found in the 65-plus set. The fantasy of getting their rocks off at 35,000 feet is also stronger among men, with 43 percent of male respondents expressing interest, compared to half that percentage of women.

    AFP Relax
  • Bradley seals Celtics' stunning win over Cavs

    Boston's Avery Bradley drilled a three-pointer as time expired as the Celtics rallied to stun NBA Eastern Conference leaders Cleveland 104-103 on their home floor. The Celtics snatched the victory after trailing by five points in the final 20 seconds. The Cavaliers, led by superstar LeBron James, had trailed by seven with four minutes to play.

    AFP News
  • Malaysians continue to hope, says Muhyiddin

    Malaysians still harbour hope that the country will bounce back from the controversies and difficulties faced by the nation of late, said former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. In his latest Facebook message last night, the Umno deputy president acknowledged that with all his experience in politics, he had never thought that...

    The Malaysian Insider