• Fear of Champions League failure haunts peerless Bayern Munich

    Their Bundesliga rivals are waving the white flag for the fourth season in a row, but fear of more Champions League failure is driving Bayern Munich on in Germany. The Bavarian giants opened a seven-point lead in the Bundesliga table on Sunday with a 5-1 thrashing of Borussia Dortmund in Munich and it seems only a huge effort from a rival club could deny Bayern the title. With eighth straight league wins for Pep Guardiola's side and 28 goals scored to just four conceded, it is the best start to a season in the league's history at this stage.

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  • Najib threatens to sue Ling for defamation

    Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has issued a letter of demand to former MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik to retract a defamatory statement over the handling of state investment vehicle 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Legal firm Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak sent the letter yesterday to Dr Ling, asking him to offer  an unreserved...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Refused Malaysian passport, UK-based secessionist Doris Jones goes British route

    KOTA KINABALU, Oct 6 — Pouring scorn over Malaysian authorities’ “dirty tactics” in refusing to renew her Malaysian passport, Sabah secession activist Doris Jones said she will simply obtain...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Employers not in favour of six-hour work day

    PETALING JAYA, Oct 6 — Employers are not in favour of a  six-hour work day as local private sector workers are purportedly not on par with their counterparts in Sweden in terms of professionalism....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • The Annual Cost of Owning a Car in the Philippines, 2015

    That new car smell really gets the blood going for a lot of people. As amazing as that feeling can be, there are times when you forget to calculate the total costs. There’s not just the cost of a car to consider, you also need to take into account the costs of car insurance, driving […] The post The Annual Cost of Owning a Car in the Philippines, 2015 appeared first on MoneyMax.ph.

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  • Hunter escapes attack by shoving arm down bear's throat

    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana bow hunter is recovering after he survived a grizzly bear mauling by remembering a tip from his grandmother and shoving his arm down the animal's throat.

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  • Woman accused of injecting 14-year-old daughter with heroin

    COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia woman repeatedly injected her 14-year-old daughter and another teen with heroin, even tying a string around their arms to isolate their veins, prosecutors said Monday.

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  • WSJ publisher replies to PM’s lawyers, again insists 1MDB exposé accurate

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 — Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) publisher Dow Jones & Company has confirmed that it responded last week to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer’s letter and said it told the prime...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Nazir Razak calls for new platform to map a new future for Malaysia

    Banker Datuk Seri Nazir Razak has called for the formation of a national consultative council (NCC) to draw up a much needed social and economic re-engineering plan to chart a new future for the country. "To borrow a leaf from history, let us once again bring together the best and brightest of Malaysians to huddle and deliberate our options,"...

    The Malaysian Insider 53 mins ago
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  • Rodgers 'incredibly disappointed' by Liverpool exit

    Brendan Rodgers said on Monday that he was "incredibly disappointed" to have been sacked as manager of Liverpool, but paid warm tributes to the club's players, staff and fans. "I am, of course, incredibly disappointed to be leaving Liverpool Football Club," Rodgers said in a statement released by the League Managers' Association (LMA), which represents managers in English football. "It has been both an honour and a privilege to manage one of the game's great clubs for the last three years." Rodgers, 42, took Liverpool to the brink of the Premier League title in 2014, but they finished sixth last season and are currently 10th in the table with 12 points from eight games.

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  • Son of Philippine dictator Marcos to run for vice-president

    The son and namesake of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos announced Monday he would run for vice-president in next year's elections, the biggest step in a remarkable political comeback for his once-exiled family. Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, popularly known as "Bongbong", said he would run for vice-president and hinted at an alliance with a potential presidential nominee accused of widespread human rights abuses. "I have decided to run for Vice President in the May 2016 elections," Marcos Jnr, 58, said in a statement.

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  • Watsons vs Guardian vs Unity – Which Personal Care Store in Singapore is the Cheapest?

    Hands up all those who think of Watsons, Guardian Pharmacy and Unity Pharmacy are one and the same. Looking around at the sea of hands, it seems that like me, you never bothered comparing prices between ...

  • Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely in NY

    An American Airlines captain became gravely ill and incapacitated while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer safely diverted and landed the nearly 150-passenger plane, an ...

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  • 5pc GST won’t make a difference, say consumers

    PETALING JAYA, Oct 6 — Though there have been talks that the government may propose in the coming Budget 2016 a reduction in the Goods and Services Tax (GST), from six to five per cent, consumers...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Syrian insurgent groups vow to attack Russian forces

    BEIRUT (AP) — More than 40 Syrian insurgent groups vowed to attack Russian forces in retaliation for Moscow's air campaign in a show of unity among the usually fragmented rebels against what they called the "occupiers" of Syria.

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  • Jail time for four ‘Mat Rempit’

    KUALA LUMPUR: Four "Mat Rempit" who showed off their daredevil riding skills by performing wheelie stunts on their motorcycles paid heavily for their action when the magistrate’s court sentenced them to two days’ jail and RM5,000 fine.Magistrate Zilfinaz Abbas ordered them to serve five months' jail if they did not settle the fine and also ordered their licences to be revoked.Haizullizam Mohd Nor, 19; Muhammad Nur Hazwan Hazmi Mohd Noordzalie, 18; Mohamad Nor Mahadi Mohd, 22; and P. Moganasudram, 28, pleaded guilty today to reckless riding at three different locations on Sunday. ...

    New Straits Times
  • More losses for Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC

    Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC Monday reported a second straight quarterly loss in the three months to September, just weeks after announcing job cuts as it tries to turn around its business. HTC, once a star of the intensely competitive smartphone sector, has struggled to maintain its edge as Samsung, Apple and strong Chinese brands like Huawei expand their market share. HTC's revenue in the third quarter was Tw$21.4 billion, almost halved from the same period a year earlier.

    AFP News
  • The founder of a notorious flop thinks he can sell his next app to businesses

    MeetUp David Byttow, former CEO and co-founder of … Continued The post The founder of a notorious flop thinks he can sell his next app to businesses appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • White-gloved butlers a new must-have for China's super-rich

    Soup spoon, salad fork ... Zhang Zhejing struggled to remember how to lay out the cutlery on either side of the plate. She also forgot to put the water glass next to the wine glass — a crucial mistake ...

    Associated Press
  • ‘Don’t compare API with PSI’

    KUALA LUMPUR: It will take two years to upgrade the equipment used to measure air quality as technical assessments need to be done first, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry said. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, said Malaysia’s Air Pollutant Index (API) measuring equipment used the particulate matter (PM) 10 guideline, which is a universal benchmark used and recognised by the World Health Organisation. “We must not compare our API readings with Singapore’s Pollutant Standards Index (PSI).

    New Straits Times