• Umno leader sues Najib for share of RM2.6b donation, source confirms

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 ― An Umno leader claiming to represent the party has filed a suit against the party president and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a bid to claim a portion of the RM2.6...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Flyer threatening Chinese ‘bloodbath’ at Bersih 4 spotted at DAP HQ

    A flyer threatening members of the Chinese community who plan to go for this weekend’s Bersih rally has been found in front of the DAP headquarters near Pudu and also in Penang, Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng confirmed. He said copies of the flyer with the words "Cina Turun Bersih, Sedia Bermandi Darah!" (Chinese going to Bersih, be prepared for...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • GE2015: The prodigal son returns home

    Yeo Guat Kwang, a long-time PAP veteran, has been announced as a candidate for the WP-held Aljunied GRC. Will the PAP’s brand of tried-and-tested work, or will the electorate affirm their faith in the WP?

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • In Merdeka message, Anwar urges Malaysians to ‘save Malaysia’

    Jailed former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has made an impassioned plea to all Malaysians to take the country’s current state of affairs into their own hands to “save Malaysia from the systemic crisis of governability”. In his Merdeka Day message, released by his lawyers and uploaded on his blog, Anwar urged Malaysians to support...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • US and South Korea troops stage massive live-fire drill

    South Korean and US troops staged their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill on Friday, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, just days after the two Koreas ended a tense military standoff. The exercise, conducted in several stages, envisaged an initial North Korean provocation, followed by an escalating clash, and culminating in a counter-attack across the border. The drill was held near the border town of Pocheon, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of the demilitarised zone (DMZ), which splits the Korean peninsula between North and South.

    AFP News
  • 'Money' Mayweather jabs back at Ronda Rousey

    Verbal sparring between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star's dig at his earning power. "Big bank take little bank," Mayweather said in a statement that was posted on TMZ Sports. "Last time I checked I was #1 on Forbes," added Mayweather, a reference to the financial publication's ranking of the world's highest-paid sports figures.

    AFP News
  • Sarawak has ‘no problem’ with Bersih 4, says chief minister

    KUCHING, Aug 28 ― While the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) in both Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu have thrown up roadblocks ahead of Bersih 4 tomorrow, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Deadly Taiwan fireball caused by stage lights: report

    A deadly fireball that ripped through a crowd of young people at a Taiwan water park in June was caused when coloured powder was ignited by stage lights, an investigation reportedly showed Friday. The cornstarch powder had been sprayed over the crowd of hundreds of partygoers at the Formosa Fun Coast water park. It exploded when it came into contact with the lights, whose surface temperatures reached more than 400 degrees Celsius, the Liberty Times reported, citing a fire department investigation.

    AFP News
  • Hungry Ghost Month: What and Why they offer Real Food

    How do you know who likes what and when.

    Makansutra
  • Congrats on making people angrier, DAP lawmaker tells Putrajaya

    Putrajaya acting tough against the Bersih 4 rally this weekend will backfire and may even do the rally good, a DAP lawmaker said today. Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari said Putrajaya should keep up its tough stance, such as its block on websites promoting the event, because the more restrictions it imposed, the more it would anger the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Low ringgit a boon for moneychangers

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 ― Moneychangers are experiencing an increase in business following depreciation of the ringgit. Many people, especially foreign students, are flocking to moneychangers to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 'I stopped counting': Doctor on discovering migrant boat dead

    Stiff lifeless bodies submerged in water -- it's a sight Canadian doctor Simon Bryant won't soon forget after he found dozens of dead migrants in the hold of a boat off Libya. The 56-year-old doctor was on a mission Wednesday with Doctors Without Borders on the Phoenix, a vessel dedicated to rescuing migrants, when he was asked to help the Swedish coast guard during their rescue of a wooden boat with over 450 people on board. "I went over there, with one of our nurses...We quickly saw that there were three or four people who were improving on the deck, so I went back on to the wooden boat and below deck, and I discovered many dead bodies." Fifty-two dead bodies to be precise.

    AFP News
  • Chelsea pursuing China defender Zhang - report

    (Reuters) - Chelsea have made an offer for China and Guangzhou Evergrande defender Zhang Linpeng, Chinese media reported on Friday. The Premier League champions sent a contract on Wednesday and hope to secure the 26-year-old right back before the summer transfer window closes on Sept. 1, Titan said. "I'm very happy and very excited to finally have this formal invitation," the newspaper quoted Zhang as saying.

    Reuters
  • Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9

    Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. The company has introduced a new iPhone ...

    Associated Press
  • Drop in ringgit, rise of religion in politics not good news, says Singapore

    Singapore has expressed worry over recent economic and political developments in neighbouring Malaysia, saying the ringgit's drop along with increasingly religion-charged politics would affect the republic. "We are the biggest investor in Iskandar Malaysia, so any trouble is a serious issue for us," Law and Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam said...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, two others, accused in lawsuit of rape

    (Reuters) - Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013. Rose's accuser, identified only as Jane Doe, said she and the three-time All-Star Chicago Bulls guard dated from 2011 to 2013. In August 2013, she said, Rose and two friends invited her to Rose's home in Beverly Hills, California, where they slipped a drug into her drink with the aim of raping her.

    Reuters
  • Acapulco cliff divers plunge into new unknown

    Cliff divers in Acapulco say they never forget their first time: the leap into the void, the feeling of flying, the shock of hitting the water at high speed. Across the generations, whole families of divers have earned their living wowing tourists from around the world with the 35-meter (115-foot) plunge off La Quebrada, the rock face that looms above the Mexican resort city's Pacific coast. A decade ago, 150 cruise ships a year visited Acapulco.

    AFP News
  • Park Bo Young mentions about her friendship with Lee Gwang Soo

    Park Bo Young mentioned about her friendship with Lee Gwang Soo during a recent interview. Actress Park Bo Young had an interview with StarN News in Seoul recently, and she mentioned about her friendship with Lee Gwang Soo. Park Bo Young told that she enjoys watching JTBC 'Please Take Care Of My Refrigerator,' and she told that she hope to be on the show with actor Lee Gwang Soo, who is well known as one of her best friends.

    STAR N News
  • She Pretended To Be Blind In An Adult Toy Shop… A Brilliant Idea! #ShortFilm

    This article She Pretended To Be Blind In An Adult Toy Shop… A Brilliant Idea! originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. Little lies don’t matter, as long as nobody gets hurt. Right? Mi Li set up her own adult toy business to spite her ex-boss. She was annoyed by his self-righteous, uptight approach to business. She proved herself a worthy competitor, cleverly fashioning the customer experience … Continued Visit www.viddsee.com to watch the best short films in Asia now. Or download our iPhone or Android app for free.

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  • Take Bersih head on instead of slandering us, chief tells Federal Territories minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 ― Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah told Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor today to engage the polls reform group directly instead of casting aspersions against them,...

    The Malay Mail Online