• Orang Asli children hid under roots for fear of being discovered

    KOTA BARU: The missing Orang Asli children were strongly believed to have moved in a group and hid under the roots of a big tree hanging on the riverbank of Sungai Perias for fear of being found by the SAR team, to the extent of dying from dehydration. This is the startling revelation made by Kelantan police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim. Kelantan police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim said the two survivors, Mirsudiar Alui, 11, and Norieen Yaakob, 10, who are currently receiving treatment at the Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital (HRPZII), were also suffering from emotional instability.

    New Straits Times
  • Reopen PAC’s 1MDB probe, MCA tells PM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 - The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) must be allowed to resume its investigations into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to ensure that the public receives answers about the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Daughter's dash to welcome home dad brings smiles to Army

    FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment.

    Associated Press
  • 1MDB’s Arul confirms Sarawak Report expose, but explains miscommunication

    1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) boss Arul Kanda Kandasamy today confirmed that Sarawak Report's latest expose had been based on authentic minutes of the troubled firm's board meetings, but denied the website's claim that he was a liar over cash that was redeemed from an overseas investment. Instead, the firm's president and group executive...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Bieber’s dad congratulates him after nude pictures

    Justin Bieber’s father Jeremy congratulated his son on the size of his manhood after nude pictures emerged of the singer on holiday.

    Cover Media
  • Amir Khan says '75 percent chance' of Pacquiao fight

    Amir Khan said on Saturday he believes that there is a "75 percent" chance a big money fight with Manny Pacquiao will go ahead. The British boxer, speaking at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Doha, Qatar, confirmed that his management team are in talks with the Filipino boxing legend and was confident he would finally land a fight he has been chasing for some time. "I think this could happen." Earlier, at a "media roundtable" held next to one of the world championships' boxing rings, Khan said his management team "were taking care of everything" regarding negotiations with Pacquiao.

    AFP News
  • China vows to continue building on disputed islands, reefs

    China on Saturday vowed to continue building in disputed reefs of the South China Sea, as state media said construction had finished on two lighthouses on reefs claimed by other countries. Beijing has been bolstering its claim to almost all the South China Sea by rapidly building large artificial structures resembling islands, straining ties with neighbours. The lighthouses on Cuateron Reef and Johnson South Reef in the Spratly islands have been officially opened, the state-run Xinhua news agency said late Friday.

    AFP News
  • Lawyer’s SOSMA arrest affirms Dr M right to call Malaysia police state, says Guan Eng

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 9 — The arrest of lawyer Matthias Chang under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA) 2012 cements the perception that Malaysia has become a police state, DAP leader...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Ankara bomb blasts kill 86 at peace rally; 186 wounded

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two bomb explosions targeted a peace rally Saturday by leftist and Kurdish activists in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing 86 people and wounding 186, the country's health minister said.

    Associated Press 48 mins ago
  • Revoke 1MDB’s business licence, says Rafizi

    Bank Negara should cancel all financial licences issued to 1Malaysia Development Bhd if the Attorney-General continues to refuse to prosecute the state investor, PKR said today. Party secretary-general Rafizi Ramli also lauded the move by Bank Negara Malaysia to revoke the permissions granted to 1MDB for investments abroad totalling US$1.83...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Japan hits out as UNESCO archives Nanjing massacre documents

    Japan on Saturday lashed out at UNESCO's decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as "extremely regrettable" and calling for the process to be reformed. On Friday the UN's cultural and scientific body agreed to 47 new inscriptions, including a request by Beijing to mark documents recording the mass murder and rape committed by Japanese troops after the fall of the Chinese city of Nanjing in 1937. The massacre, often referred to as the "Rape of Nanjing", is an exceptionally sensitive issue in the often-tense relations between Japan and China, with Beijing charging that Tokyo has failed to atone for the atrocity.

    AFP News
  • Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole in Sochi

    Nico Rosberg out-qualified his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to claim pole for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi on Saturday. Rosberg, trailing Hamilton by 48 points in the world championship, claimed his third pole of the season by three tenths of a second with a time of 1 min 37.113 sec. It was Rosberg's third pole of the season and the 18th of his career and came after a dramatic morning during which Spaniard Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso escaped injury when crashed heavily at Turn 13 after careering out of control at more than 300 kph.

    AFP News 21 mins ago
  • Cops to cabbies: Stop ‘arresting’ Uber drivers

    Taxi drivers can't simply go around wantonly arresting Uber and GrabCar drivers. "As a taxi driver, you can't simply make a citizen's arrest. You as a taxi driver, you don't have the power to arrest people," said Low when contacted by the New Straits Times.

    New Straits Times
  • Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris ‘on a break’

    Taylor Swift was “incandescent with rage” after pictures emerged of boyfriend Calvin Harris leaving a seedy massage parlour, it has been claimed.

    Cover Media
  • Higher charges to replace lost IC beginning Oct 15

    PUTRAJAYA: The procedures to replace lost identification cards (IC) will be tightened effective Oct 15, said Home Ministry. Its Deputy Secretary-General (Security) Datuk Seri Adenan Ab Rahman said the improved procedures would involve an increase in the fees for lost IC in accordance with the amendment of Schedule 6 of National Registration Regulations 1990. “Applicants who applied to replace their IC for the first time will be charged RM100.

    New Straits Times
  • RM50,000 kidnap victim found dead

    Johor Baru Utara acting police chief Superintendent Beh Eng Lai said the results of a Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) test conducted on the body revealed the victim was Cheung Zi Hong of Taman Timur, Skudai. Beh said that Cheung's friend received a call from Cheung's handphone number at 1am on Sept 28, informing the friend that Cheung had been kidnapped by an unknown person who was asking for a ransom of RM50,000.

    New Straits Times
  • Support for DAP risks Chinese political power, Ka Siong tells MCA Youth

    The Chinese in the country risk losing political power in the next general election if they continue to back the opposition, MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong told party members today, The Star reported. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the party's Youth wing, he also said ruling Malay party Umno would likely retain its...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • British nurse who contracted Ebola hospitalized again

    LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who recovered from Ebola last year has been hospitalized again for treatment of an unusual late complication, London's Royal Free Hospital said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Five England players left out for Lithuania game

    England will rest five players from the squad to face Lithuania next week following Friday's 2-0 win over Estonia that saw their perfect record reach nine games in Euro 2016 qualifying Group D. Goalkeeper Jack Butland will make his first competitive international start in Monday's match in Vilnius among several changes with regular keeper Joe Hart going back to his club. Captain Wayne Rooney, defender Gary Cahill and midfielders Michael Carrick and James Milner have also been left out with Phil Jagielka, Phil Jones and Jonjo Shelvey starting.

  • Officials: CIA-backed Syrian rebels under Russian blitz

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA-backed rebels in Syria, who had begun to put serious pressure on President Bashar Assad's forces, are now under Russian bombardment with little prospect of rescue by their American patrons, U.S. officials say.

    Associated Press