• Minister: Cabinet open to reviewing Agong’s role in approving laws

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — The Cabinet is open for talks on reviewing the current legal framework to restore the mandatory requirement for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s royal assent for new laws, but...

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  • In Johor, Iskandar Malaysia says property glut nothing surprising

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Iskandar Malaysia, the economic development corridor in southern Johor, says the current property glut in the state only involves certain property segments. Although...

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  • Women bare breasts for gender equality on GoTopless Day

    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Women around the country are taking off their tops on GoTopless Day, a day that promotes gender equality and women's rights to bare their breasts in public.

    Associated Press
  • Girl told ‘not beautiful’ crowned Miss Malaysia World 2016

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Tatiana Kumar has been crowned Miss Malaysia World 2016, a feat she dreamt of after being told in school she was not beautiful. “My biggest regret was believing...

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  • Mariah Carey's prostitute sister arrested

    Alison Carey is being held behind bars following the incident.

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  • Five things we learnt in the Premier League

    The Premier League's established powers continued to flex their muscles as Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United all maintained their perfect start to the season with a third straight win each, while champions Leicester City and Arsenal recorded their first league wins of the season. Here are five things we learnt: City still have cross to bear Pep Guardiola's men were frequently sublime going forward in a 3-1 win at home to West Ham on Sunday, with Raheem Sterling scoring twice.

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  • Woman killed in crane hook accident remembered for her independent spirit

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 28 — A year ago, the Chin family moved from their home in Magazine Road here to Klang, Selangor to expand their canteen food business. However, their daughter Chin Khoon Sing,...

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  • Addict risks all in deadly Philippine drug war

    Pedicab driver Reyjin dives into a neighbour's house for a quick meth fix, fearful of taking a bullet to the head in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs but unable to quit. More than 2,000 people have died violent deaths since Duterte took office two months ago and immediately implemented his scorched-earth plans to eradicate drugs in society, ordering police to shoot dead traffickers and urging ordinary citizens to kill addicts. Armed police constantly circle in Reyjin's Manila slum community, but he continues to snort the fumes of the highly addictive methamphetamine known as "shabu" that Duterte has warned is destroying the lives of millions of poor Filipinos.

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  • Malaysian students rally to demand prime minister's arrest

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian student activists led a rally Saturday to demand the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been implicated in a U.S. government probe into massive fraud in a Malaysian investment fund.

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  • Was Dr M ‘sincere’ in amending Constitution? Hishammuddin sceptical after apology

    GOMBAK, Aug 28 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein questioned today Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s real motive to amend the Federal Constitution by removing certain powers from the...

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  • Scientists exit Hawaii dome after yearlong Mars simulation

    HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Six scientists have completed a yearlong Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.

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  • Charlie Sheen's ex-wives 'agree to slash child support payments'

    Denise Richards and Brooke Mueller have reportedly accepted a reduced child support sum from the former Two and a Half Men star.

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  • Wheels up for China's new aero-engine group

    China officially launched a new multi-billion dollar jet engine conglomerate with almost 100,000 employees at the weekend, as Beijing seeks to become an aerospace power and compete with the likes of Rolls Royce and General Electric. The Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) has registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.5 billion), and previous reports said it would incorporate subsidiaries of a series of state-owned firms, including the Aviation Industrial Corp. of China (AVIC).

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  • Rosberg wins Belgian GP but Hamilton fights back

    Nico Rosberg rekindled his world championship ambitions with victory in Sunday's chaotic crash-hit Belgian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton staged an astonishing fightback to finish third. Rosberg's delight was reduced by his Mercedes team-mate Hamilton's damage-limiting and thrilling drive to finish behind Daniel Ricciardo, second in a Red Bull, after starting from the back row of the grid. "I would definitely have taken that before the race," said Hamilton.

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  • Aussie jockey nabbed at klia2 with two passports

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 29 — A globetrotting Australian jockey was barred from leaving the country when he was found using a passport that was not his to board a flight at klia2 recently. The...

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  • Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England is running out of mussels.

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  • Police hunt for crane operator, believed to still be in KL

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 — Police believe the crane operator involved in Thursday’s incident that resulted in the death of a woman driver in Jalan Raja Chulan is still in Kuala Lumpur. A police...

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  • Penang developers turn to special schemes and foreign investors as domestic sales plummet

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 29 — The slump in overall property sales in Penang has led developers to introduce special schemes to stimulate the market. Senior general manager of IJM Land Berhad Datuk Toh...

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  • Trump's border wall plan is unrealistic and useless, experts say

    Even as Donald Trump vacillates between toning down his harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric and reaching out to minorities, he remains unshakable on one central campaign promise: building a wall on America's southern border with Mexico. "We are going to build a great border wall to stop illegal immigration, to stop the gangs and the violence, and to stop the drugs from pouring into our communities," the Republican presidential candidate said as he accepted his party's nomination last month. "Mexico!" his energized supporters roared back.

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  • French players suspended over behavior at Olympics

    The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for "damaging" the organization's image by their behavior at this month's Rio Olympics. "Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee of the French Tennis Federation met at length about the case of the players who violated the federation and damaged the image of tennis," the FFT said in a statement. Paire, seeded 16th at the Games, lost to Fabio Fognini of Italy in the second round.

    Reuters