• Only two of us survived, the rest are dead, claims rescued Orang Asli girl

    The rest are all dead.” That was the chilling admission by 10-year-old Noreen Yaacob, who was among two children found alive after enduring 48 harrowing days in the thick jungle of Pos Tohoi, here. Noreen and Mirsudiar Aluj, 11, were found yesterday after going missing with five others from their school, SK Pos Tohoi more than a month ago. The claim that the two girls were the only survivors was relayed by Noreen to her mother, Midah Angah, 38, at the Gua Musang Hospital, where Noreen was being warded.

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  • 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.

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  • Suspected Kajang kidnapping mastermind under police custody

    SHAH ALAM: Police nabbed four including a man believed to be the mastermind and a taxi driver to assist investigations into the abduction of a five-year-old boy in Sungai Chua, Kajang yesterday. Selangor police chief Datuk Abdul Samah Mat said the mastermind aged 45 was picked up at his house in Kajang Raya, about 4km away from the suspect's house in Taman Cahaya Suria, Kajang. "Forty minutes later, the child was returned to his home by a taxi driver," he told reporters during a press conference at the state police headquarters today.

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  • Rulers’ statement on 1MDB not interference, says Dr Mahathir

    The Malay rulers' statement on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was not an interference in Putrajaya's governance, but a response in light of public dissatisfaction with the speed of the probe into the troubled firm, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The former prime minister said the rulers had expressed their views because they took note of...

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  • Malaysia central bank sought criminal probe into PM scandal

    Malaysia's central bank said Friday it had formally recommended that criminal proceedings be launched against a state-owned company linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak and which is at the centre of a massive corruption scandal. The recommendation, which has since been dismissed by a Najib-appointed attorney general, was first made by the central Bank Negara in August but only disclosed for the first time on Friday. Najib also has been rocked by the sensational revelation in July that nearly $700 million in mysterious transfers had been made to his personal bank accounts, and which remain unexplained.

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  • 'Rape of Nanjing' inscribed in UNESCO Memory of the World register

    Documents related to the Nanjing massacre, a Japanese military rampage that Beijing says killed 300,000 people in 1937, were inscribed Friday in the Memory of the World register kept by the UN's scientific and cultural body. The decision came after a two-year process during a meeting of UNESCO experts tasked with studying nominations from 40 countries. The massacre known 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.

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  • What if a general election were to be held today?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 — The ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) may be likely face economic headwinds and political turmoil, but analysts project that it would still withstand a challenge by the...

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  • China completes construction of lighthouses in disputed South China Sea

    China has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijing's maritime ambitions. A completion ceremony was held for the lighthouses on Cuateron Reef and Johnson South Reef in the Spratly islands, Xinhua said late on Friday. The United States and the Philippines have opposed the construction.

  • Walcott, Sterling extend England's winning run

    Theo Walcott strengthened his claim to a central striking role as England defeated Estonia 2-0 at Wembley on Friday to register a ninth win in nine Euro 2016 qualifiers. With record goal-scorer Wayne Rooney injured, Harry Kane led the line for England, but it was Walcott who opened the scoring in a drab game before Raheem Sterling struck a second goal late on. It gave Roy Hodgson's side, who have already qualified, a ninth consecutive win in Group E and kept them on course to become only the sixth team to win all of their matches in a European Championship qualifying campaign ahead of Monday's final game away to Lithuania.

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  • Russia will soon suffer 'casualties' after Syria intervention: US defence secretary

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday Russia will soon begin to suffer casualties after dramatically expanding its military support for long-time ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "This will have consequences for Russia itself which is rightly fearful of attacks ... in coming days, the Russians will begin to suffer from casualties," Carter said at a NATO defence ministers meeting in Brussels dominated by the Syrian crisis. The secretary told reporters that Russia was backing the wrong horse in Syria and urged President Vladimir Putin to sign up to the US programme of a future without Assad.

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  • Mother of dead Hong Kong teen jailed

    The Filipina mother of a teenager who plunged to her death from an upmarket Hong Kong apartment was jailed Friday for a visa violation which surfaced in the wake of the tragedy. Herminia Garcia, 53, was sent to prison for a year for outstaying her permit to live in the city, despite the defence seeking mitigation in the wake of the "awful" loss of her daughter. In emotional scenes at Eastern Magistrates' Court, Garcia was hugged by her tearful surviving young daughter as she was led away.

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  • 'Normal One' Klopp wins over fans and legends

    Liverpool's new manager Juergen Klopp appeared to win over supporters and former club heroes in just half an hour of his first news conference on Friday. There was laughter from the packed room at Anfield when he resisted comparisons with Chelsea's self-styled "special one" Jose Mourinho by insisting, "I'm the normal one". "He seems very, very impressive and supporters will need to fasten their safety belts," Dalglish told Sky Sports.

  • Doctor Who Survived Ebola Describes Disease's Aftermath on the Body

    Ebola survivor Dr. Ian Crozier says he continues to experience long-term effects of the disease, including hearing loss and seizures. In a speech Wednesday (Oct. 7), Crozier provided his unique perspective on the devastating illness, from the point of view of a doctor who treated patients in West Africa who also became a patient himself. "It ain't over, even when it's over," Crozier said here at IDWeek 2015, a meeting of several organizations focused on fighting infectious diseases.

  • Gillian Anderson: End unnecessary animal testing!

    Gillian Anderson has penned a letter to an Indian politician calling for a ban on animals undergoing toxic testing for drugs.

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  • PAS using Amanah as whipping boy, pushing ‘cold storage’ members to join splinter group

    Those who have fallen out of favour with the PAS leadership but remain in the Islamist party are being accused of joining splinter party Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah), as if that’s the vilest thing in the world. The extent to which Amanah is used to bludgeon PAS members who fall out of favour is recounted by Suhaimi Md Saad, the former Pahang...

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  • 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.

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  • Haka face-off ignites All Blacks-Tonga match

    The All Blacks and Tonga treated the 54,000 people packed into St James' park to an enthralling pre-match drama ahead of their World Cup match Friday with a haka showdown. It was the only match in this World Cup to feature a traditional war-dance confrontation but the third between the All Blacks and Tonga in the tournament's history. World Cup rules dictated that Tonga, as the designated 'Team A' for the match would go first with their sipi tau and 'Team B' New Zealand could chose when to respond.

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  • 1MDB acknowledges BNM’s right to revoke earlier permissions

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) fully acknowledges and respects Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) right to revoke its earlier permissions and issue any direction it deems fit under the Financial Services Act 2013. This is despite the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) confirming that no offence had been committed by 1MDB officials. “1MDB commits to cooperate and continue engaging with BNM, to address their concerns and seek a viable resolution of this outstanding matter,” it said in a statement here today.

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  • Selena Gomez: Everything happens for a reason

    Selena Gomez has used every bad thing that has happened in her life to help her grow.

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