• RM50,000 kidnap victim found dead

    Johor Baru Utara acting police chief Superintendent Beh Eng Lai said the results of a Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) test conducted on the body revealed the victim was Cheung Zi Hong of Taman Timur, Skudai. Beh said that Cheung's friend received a call from Cheung's handphone number at 1am on Sept 28, informing the friend that Cheung had been kidnapped by an unknown person who was asking for a ransom of RM50,000.

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  • 'Infectious' Klopp promises 'full throttle' football at Anfield

    (Reuters) - Liverpool's new manager Juergen Klopp promised to bring "full throttle" football with a "big heart" to Anfield in his first comments since the German was unveiled as the Merseyside's club new manager on Thursday night. The club's American owners, Fenway Sports Group, signed the former Borussia Dortmund manager on what is reported to be a three-year contract, after sacking Northern Irishman Brendan Rodgers on Sunday. One of the most coveted managers in world football, Klopp has been out of work since May when he finished a seven-year reign at Dortmund to take a sabbatical.

  • Lawyer’s SOSMA arrest affirms Dr M right to call Malaysia police state, says Guan Eng

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 9 — The arrest of lawyer Matthias Chang under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA) 2012 cements the perception that Malaysia has become a police state, DAP leader...

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  • Sue them all for 1MDB defamation, Tee Keat tells Najib after court threat against Liong Sik

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak should sue everyone, including  international media, who has accused him of taking money from state-owned 1Malaysia Development Berhad...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 2 missing Orang Asli children found alive

    Two Orang Asli children who have been missing since August in the jungles of Kelantan were found alive today near Sungai Perias in Gua Musang. The Star reported that the two were Norieen Yaacob, 10 and Mirsudial Aluj, 11, the oldest among the seven who went missing from SK Tohoi on August 23. They were found in a malnourished state and have...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Doctor Who Survived Ebola Describes Disease's Aftermath on the Body

    Ebola survivor Dr. Ian Crozier says he continues to experience long-term effects of the disease, including hearing loss and seizures. In a speech Wednesday (Oct. 7), Crozier provided his unique perspective on the devastating illness, from the point of view of a doctor who treated patients in West Africa who also became a patient himself. "It ain't over, even when it's over," Crozier said here at IDWeek 2015, a meeting of several organizations focused on fighting infectious diseases.

  • Germany football coach Loew blasts Ireland's '100th long ball'

    Germany coach Joachim Loew saw his world champions humbled 1-0 by the Republic of Ireland in Euro 2016 qualifying Thursday but blasted the home side for scoring from their "100th long ball". Shane Long's 70th-minute strike gave Ireland a first ever competitive victory over the Germans that guaranteed at least a playoff spot, and offers them a serious chance of automatic qualification for the finals in France next summer. Germany's fate is in their own hands, with a home game against Georgia to come on Sunday and only one point required to reach the finals.

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  • Russian missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran: US official

    Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in Iran, a US official said Thursday, as regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah pressed a "vast offensive" against rebels in the war-torn country's west. The missiles were thought to be among a salvo fired Wednesday from Russian warships in the Caspian as part of a nine-day-old air war targeting foes of President Bashar al-Assad. Russia hit back at the claims, saying all the shots were on target, and the defence ministry posted a graphic on its website showing 26 missiles flying over Iran and Iraq before striking inside Syria.

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  • Customs officers injured, hit while in pursuit

    PADANG BESAR : Two Padang Besar Customs enforcement officers were injured while another is in coma when the vehicle they were in was hit by a car early this morning.The officers were pursuing a pick-up with a Thai registration number, laden with beers which evaded duty when a black Proton Perdana, believed to be driven by a tonto, hit their Honda Odyssey from behind at KM20, Jalan Padang Besar-Kangar at 4.15am.According to state Customs Department director Kamaruddin Jaafar, the Honda Odyssey lost control and swerved before crashing into a bus stop by the roadside. ...

    New Straits Times
  • Olivia Newton-John’s magic music sessions with daughter

    Olivia Newton-John is thrilled to be back in the Billboard dance chart top 10 with her daughter Chloe Lattanzi.

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  • Pakatan Harapan rolls out Optimus Prime on nationwide roadshow

    Pakatan Harapan has rolled out a shiny new attraction – a 16-wheel trailer plastered with the faces of its leaders that will travel the country on a roadshow aimed at garnering support. Named the Optimus Prime, the trailer's first stop is Johor this evening as part of plans to introduce the newly formed opposition pact at a ceramah tonight....

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Pacquiao says in talks with Mayweather and Khan

    Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is in negotiations with Floyd Mayweather and Amir Khan for what would probably be the final fight of his illustrious career, he said on Thursday. Speaking in Doha, where he is visiting the AIBA World Boxing Championships, Pacquiao told AFP a final decision on who his last opponent will be, would be taken by "November or December". Pacquiao confirmed he is in negotiations with American Mayweather and Briton Khan but said he had no preference over who to fight.

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  • Nine dead, one missing after Philippine jail fire

    Nine prisoners were killed when fire ripped through the psychiatric ward of a provincial jail, Philippine authorities said Friday, adding the facility was operating at more than double its capacity. Wardens as well as inmates scrambled to save prisoners from their cells Thursday as the blaze struck the maximum security section of the regional prison on Leyte island, 620 kilometres (386 miles) southeast of Manila, according to the justice ministry. Most of the dead were being held in a special section for inmates with psychological issues or physical infirmities, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima told AFP.

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  • 50 sen Nasi Lemak at Warong Kaklong, Cheras

    Stock up on some 50 sen nasi lemak, a wide spread of nasi campur, and satisfyingly greasy goreng snacks in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn

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  • Crew finds major shark fin industry in Sabah despite Putrajaya’s denial

    A documentary crew has discovered that shark finning is big business in Sabah in the absence of laws to curb the cruel activity, despite Putrajaya's denial this week that there is no such industry in the country. The crew filming the marine series, Borneo From Below, visited fish markets in Sabah and found out that sales of shark fins is...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Gwyneth Paltrow 'cohabiting with new beau'

    Gwyneth Paltrow and her beau Brad Falchuk are practically living together, according to insiders.

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  • Rulers’ concerns on 1MDB lost on Putrajaya, says DAP

    Putrajaya does not appear to have understood the concerns of the Malay rulers over 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), given the Attorney-General's announcement clearing the firm of wrongdoing as well as the arrest of a lawyer under an anti-terrorism law, DAP said today. The party's parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang said Putrajaya had responded...

    The Malaysian Insider
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  • Oklahoma halts executions after using wrong drug on inmate

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin agreed Thursday that all executions in Oklahoma should be delayed after an autopsy report revealed that the wrong drug was used to stop an inmate's heart in January — one that experts say doesn't work as quickly or effectively.

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  • Would you dance for free prata? These Singaporeans would

    A total of 450 pratas were given out, proving that Singaporeans would dance for free prata on Thursday, when they hopped onto the dance floor at Asia Square and showed off dance moves from break-dancing to salsa.

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  • Tokyo district tries to reel in tourists with whale meat

    When tourists think of Japan, images of dramatic landscapes, futuristic cities and world class sushi might spring to mind. Ebisu, a chichi gastronomic hub close to Tokyo's frenetic Shibuya shopping district, is hosting an annual food festival aimed at introducing foreigners to the culinary delights of whale meat. "With so many foreign tourists visiting Japan now, we would like to show how we really feel" about eating the animal, Takashi Furui, head of the event's executive committee, said at a press conference declaring the festival open last week.

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