• No confidence vote against Najib as early as first week of Parliament

    PKR will press ahead with a no-confidence vote against embattled Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak despite not having obtained the agreement of its partners in Pakatan Harapan, with a motion to be filed as early as within the first week of the next Parliament sitting. This was discussed at PKR's political bureau meeting recently, although...

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  • 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.

  • 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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  • RM2.6 billion donor will want publicity, says Dr Mahathir

    The alleged Middle-Eastern donor who “contributed” RM2.6 billion into Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal accounts would have wanted publicity for the donation, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. The former prime minister said that such would have been the “ego” of someone who was giving away such a large sum of money. He said...

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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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  • 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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  • Woman sits dead for hours in Hong Kong McDonald's

    A homeless woman lay dead at a Hong Kong McDonald's restaurant for hours surrounded by diners who failed to notice her, sparking concern over the city's "McRefugees". "We welcome everyone to visit our restaurants any time.

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  • 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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  • You're not special any more, Mourinho is told

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - If, as former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said, a week is a long time in politics, four and a half months in football clearly represents an eternity. It was only in mid-May that Jose Mourinho's status as the self-styled 'Special One' was rubber-stamped when his Chelsea side finished eight points ahead of their nearest rivals as they romped to the Premier League title. It is early October and already the Londoners have lost six matches in all competitions this season and Mourinho acknowledges his players are going through a crisis of confidence.

  • Dollar edges up after early weakness

    The dollar edged up against the euro and other major currencies Monday even as analysts predicted the greenback would be pressured by last week's dismal US jobs report. The greenback endured a bout of ...

  • American Apparel files for bankruptcy protection

    American Apparel, the troubled chain that boasts of "Made in the USA" fashions, filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection early on Monday on the back of a growing list of woes. The Los Angeles-based company has been embroiled in a drawn-out legal battle with its ousted founder and former chief executive Dov Charney and has seen declining sales since 2010, leading to a series of steep losses. "This restructuring will enable American Apparel to become a stronger, more vibrant company," said chief executive Paula Schneider in a statement.

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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...

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  • 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.

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  • Balotelli snubbed again despite Berardi injury

    Controversial forward Mario Balotelli was snubbed again on Monday as striker Domenico Berardi pulled out of the Italy squad for Euro 2016 qualifiers this week. Italy coach Antonio Conte has decided not to replace the Sassuolo striker, who was picked for the first time but has had to withdraw after injuring himself in the warm-up ahead of his team's match at Empoli in Serie A on Sunday. The Azzurri are top of Group H and travel to Azerbaijan on Saturday before hosting Norway in Rome three days later.

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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 ...

  • Workers tear shirts off Air France managers in jobs protest

    PARIS (AP) — Union activists protesting nearly 3,000 proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting Monday, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bodies, scaled a fence and fled under police protection.

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  • Hunt for missing El Faro ship enters 4th day, hopes fade for crew

    Search and rescue teams resumed scouring the seas on Monday for the missing cargo ship El Faro and it mostly American crew, after it was caught in the eye of Hurricane Joaquin four days ago, the U.S. Coast Guard said. More than 70,000 square nautical miles have been searched so far, the Coast Guard said. There was no confirmation that the debris belonged to the El Faro, though one life ring found earlier was from the missing ship, the Coast Guard and Tote Maritime confirmed.

  • Tempers rise as API hits 308 in Shah Alam

    SHAH ALAM, Oct 5 — The haze plaguing the country took a turn for the worse yesterday when the Air Pollutant Index (API) breached the hazardous level of 300 here. Frustrated residents lashed out...

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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 ...

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  • Former A-G Gani retires, minus ceremonial clock out

    Former attorney-general Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail retired today from the judicial and legal service after a chequered career spanning 35 years. Gani turns 60 tomorrow, the mandatory retirement age for civil servants. An Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) official said Gani did not do the symbolic clock out as top civil servants normally do...

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