• ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge...

    The Malay Mail Online
    • Singapore's Clermont Residence ranked 8th most lavish apartment in the world

      Ready to splurge US$47m on a penthouse? The cachet of owning the finest property in the centre of town is irresistible to the  world’s billionaires, who are increasingly looking for the ultra-luxurious ...

      Singapore Business Review
      • StarHub 4G users to be charged from June as promo ends

        Are you on the 4G or LTE mobile data network under StarHub? If so, you’ll have to start paying for the service.

        Yahoo Newsroom
        • If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

          Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past ...

          Associated Press
          • The Queen Of Hair: The 5 Hairstyles We Think Kate Middleton Should Be Wearing On Tour

            Kate Middleton’s hair is a hot topic here at Grazia HQ. Read on to discover the hairstyles us beauty girls think Kate should be embracing on the Royal Tour...

            Grazia59 mins ago
            • Breakfast Are For Losers

              These track stars run like the wind, but eat just like us… almost.

              Makansutra
              • Anwar slams Khalid’s weak handling of Allah bible row

                PETALING JAYA, April 16 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim should have taken a tougher stance and intervened in the bible seizure row to ensure a fairer outcome for Muslims and...

                The Malay Mail Online
                • Manchester United make shock move for Barcelona midfielder Song

                  The Premier League champions are prepared to spend £12.5 million to land the former Arsenal star but face competition from Liverpool, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid

                  GOAL.com
                  • Raymond Wong said child actress did not faint

                    The actor clarified rumours about child actress Celine Yeung supposedly fainting while filming a shower scene

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                    • Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

                      Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst. The fresh debacle ...

                      AFP
                      • Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

                        The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists. Thousands have clambered aboard student ...

                        Associated Press
                        • Chinese gold demand may rise 20% by 2017: industry body

                          China's annual demand for gold could jump around 20 percent by 2017 as more of its increasingly wealthy population seek new ways to make money, the World Gold Council predicted on Tuesday. The forecast by the WGC comes after China became the world's largest gold-consuming nation in 2013, overtaking…

                          AFP News
                          • Paul Walker's brothers in "Fast 7"

                            The late Paul Walker's two brothers have been confirmed to fill in production gaps for "Fast and Furious 7"

                            Cinema Online
                            • Sir Alex Ferguson auctioning off wine collection worth millions

                              Sir Alex Ferguson was known to have a glass of red wine with opposing managers after a match, but now that he's retired, he decided to sell off his large and valuable collection at auction.

                              Dirty Tackle
                              • South Korea says 293 missing in ferry disaster

                                SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters. At least two…

                                Associated Press
                                • Singapore-based app Muslim Pro hits 10M downloads globally

                                  The app has a monthly active user rate of three million! How has it managed to achieve such big numbers? Singapore-based app development studio Bitsmedia today announced that its Android and iOS religious app Muslim Pro has surpassed more than 10 million downloads across 216 countries since its…

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                                  • [Street Fashion] Street Styles in Gangnam, Seoul

                                    [by Cho Suyoun] In the beginning of April, bntnews spotted some stylish ...

                                    bnt news
                                    • No point in faking orgasm, study suggests

                                      Men and women in committed relationships have fairly accurate assessments of their partners' pleasure, according to a recent study out of the University of Waterloo in Canada. However, according to the study published in the April issue of the Archives of Sexual Behavior, men and women are…

                                      AFP Relax
                                      • Separatists fly Russian flag over Ukrainian armoured vehicles

                                        By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists hoisted the Russian flag on Ukrainian army armoured vehicles in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mocking the pro-Western Kiev government's attempt to reassert control on the eve of crucial talks in…

                                        Reuters30 mins ago
                                        • How flesh-eating bacteria exploded into epidemic

                                          New York, April 15 (IANS) A strain of flesh-eating group may affect you in various ways - some of them fatally - and scientists have now discovered how this bacteria exploded into a worldwide epidemic. Only four tiny modifications to group A Streptococcus bacteria caused it to explode into a…

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