• ‘Malacca Raya will not be safe’, Ali Tinju says ahead of Saturday rally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 — As many as 10,000 #Merah169 followers will descend upon Malacca this Saturday to rally for what its proponent described today as justice for a Malay immigration officer...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Najib: No winning being PM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 6 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today lamented that being prime minister meant getting little credit and mostly blame for events that affect the rest of the country. “When you become...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Malaysian banks race to pin down fleeing deposits

    By Yantoultra Ngui and Patturaja Murugaboopathy KUALA LUMPUR/BENGALURU, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Bank deposits in Malaysia are growing at their slowest pace in more than a decade as retail funds flee to higher-yielding avenues, weakening banks' buffers against any unforeseen funding needs at a time when the economy is losing steam. Total deposits at commercial banks rose 4.8 percent in July, the least since September 2002, according to the latest central bank data. Growth is expected to slacken further, with banks offering unattractive interest rates of 3.1 to 4.0 percent per annum.

  • Kelantan Wanita Umno member questioned over missing flood-relief funds

    A Kelantan Wanita Umno member was called in for questioning today by anti-graft authorities over alleged misappropriation of funds allocated for flood relief in the state. Sources with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said the agency involved was the Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation (YaPEIM), which is in Prime...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • No shark fin industry? Malaysia among world’s top 10 producers, minister told

    KOTA KINABALU, Oct 7 — Marine conservationists here have refuted Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek’s claim that the country does not have a shark finning industry and referred the federal minister to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Retired judge Hishamudin joins Malay moderate group G25

    Retired Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohd Hishamudin Md Yunus who is well known for making a number of landmark judgments, some of which rattled the establishment, has joined the group of prominent Malay moderates known as G25. Its spokesperson, Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin, said in a statement today they were pleased to welcome Hishamudin to...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Philippines' boxing hero Pacquiao says close to retirement

    Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao announced Wednesday he would likely retire next year after one last fight to focus on a career in politics, hopefully as a senator. The Rags-to-riches Philippine idol Manny Pacquiao has previously said his greatest fight is to battle poverty, winner of an unprecedented eight world titles in as many weight divisions and at times touted as a future president of the Philippines, said he had taken career advice from God.

    AFP News
  • Parliament must debate 1MDB after Malay rulers’ statement, says DAP

    The Dewan Rakyat must set aside two days to debate the problems concerning 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), as the Malay rulers have made known their views about the state investment firm, says DAP. Its parliamentary leader, Lim Kit Siang, today said this must be done when Parliament convenes on October 19 as the concerns expressed by the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Roy Ngerng pleads guilty to organising Hong Lim Park demonstration without approval

    Blogger Roy Ngerng has pleaded guilty to co-organising a protest rally at Hong Lim Park without approval.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Klopp emerges as clear favourite for Liverpool job - reports

    (Reuters) - Jurgen Klopp has emerged as the clear front runner for the Anfield hot seat, with Liverpool hoping to appoint the German as a replacement for sacked manager Brendan Rodgers by the end of the week, British media reported. The former Borussia Dortmund coach is favourite to take over from the Northern Irishman, with ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti also in the frame. Klopp is understood to be open to the idea of a move, the reports said, adding that talks between Liverpool and his representatives were progressing well.

  • 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.

  • Another Penang Islamic school complains funding axed over politics

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 7 — Sekolah Rendah Islam Bahrul Ulum (SRIBU) in the Permatang Pauh federal constituency today joined another Islamic religious school to suggest that politics may have been...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Sharapova: Fashion is so versatile

    Maria Sharapova finds fashion appealing because it gives people the opportunity to show off their personal flair.

    Cover Media
  • Four die as Singapore hospital suffers wave of hepatitis C infections

    Singapore's largest hospital apologised Tuesday after 22 kidney patients were infected with hepatitis C, with four dying in a rare outbreak at the prestigious facility. The infections at the government-run Singapore General Hospital (SGH) involved patients admitted to one ward between April and June. Hospital officials said while the four fatalities had other serious conditions, they "are not able to rule out the possibility" that hepatitis C could have been a factor in their deaths.

    AFP News
  • Man convicted for sending threat messages to Singapore PM

    Singapore, Oct 6 (IANS) A man was on Tuesday convicted of sending threatening messages to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong via Facebook. Tan Yeong Hong, 33, said he was frustrated after attending a "Meet the People's Session (MPS)" on June 24 this year, only to find that the premier was not present at the event, Channel News Asia reported. A police report was lodged by a senior official of the Online Communications Unit of the Prime Minister's Office, which manages the premier's social media accounts.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • Sandra Bullock: It’s a miracle I wasn’t jailed

    Sandra Bullock has hinted that her college years were wild.

    Cover Media
  • Cate Blanchett: My underwear is embarrassing

    Actress Cate Blanchett gets “overwhelmed” with lingerie, so she’d rather just wear old ratty underwear instead.

    Cover Media
  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

  • Three fresh faces in the Workers' Party leadership

    Just over a week after the announcement of the new Cabinet, the Workers' Party has embarked on its own leadership renewal drive - three new members, all recent political candidates, have been inducted into its Central Executive Council (CEC).

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Handcuffed man crashes through window, dies after 40-ft fall

    ATLANTA (AP) — A handcuffed man seeking to avoid arrest died after crashing head-first through the third-floor window glass of a downtown Atlanta office building and falling 40 feet to the ground, authorities said Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Bank of China ordered to release counterfeiters' records

    A New York judge has ordered the Bank of China to hand over detailed information about Chinese bank accounts used by a counterfeiting ring that allegedly sold millions of dollars of fake Gucci handbags ...

    Associated Press