• UN rights expert plans to probe Philippine killings

    A United Nations rights rapporteur told AFP on Monday she intended to visit the Philippines to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on crime, but was seeking security guarantees for people she planned to speak with. While the government has yet to issue formal invitations, the UN rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, said she would solicit one. "I welcome the reports recently (conveyed) through the media that the president and government of the Philippines will invite a UN mission to investigate the alleged extrajudicial executions," Callamard said in a statement emailed to AFP.

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  • IGP: India must get extradition order for billionaire Ananda Krishnan, lieutenant

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Police cannot execute the warrants issued by India for the arrest of tycoon Tan Sri T. Ananda Krishnan and his lieutenant Augustus Ralph Marshall without an extradition...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Mourinho's pre-match message inspired United - Smalling

    Manager Jose Mourinho's pre-match message of embracing the occasion of playing in front of a packed Old Trafford crowd inspired Manchester United to a 4-1 rout of Premier League champions Leicester City, defender Chris Smalling has said. After back-to-back Premier League defeats by Manchester City and Watford, United were under pressure from their fans and returned to winning ways with Smalling beginning the rout of the champions with a first half header. "The boss really wanted to get the enjoyment factor across," Smalling told the club's website (www.manutd.com).

    Reuters
  • After an assault trial, alleged victim faces her own lawsuit

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As Yee Xiong prepared to leave the sentencing hearing for a man she said sexually assaulted her at an off-campus apartment when they were students, she felt ready to finally put the case behind her after four years. Then, she was handed a $4 million defamation lawsuit.

    Associated Press
  • China flies military planes over strait near Japan

    China has sent fighter planes for the first time over a strait near Japan, the two governments said Monday, after Tokyo announced it may patrol alongside the US in the disputed South China Sea. More than 40 Chinese military aircraft on Sunday traversed the Miyako Strait between Japan's Miyako and Okinawa Islands, to carry out training in the West Pacific, according to a statement on China's defence ministry website. The Sukhoi Su-30 fighters, bombers and refuelling aircraft did not violate Japanese airspace.

    AFP News
  • These families are ‘middle-income’ earners, but why can’t they save?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Nurjehan Mohamed, 37 and her husband Aref Omar, 39 have a joint monthly income of RM8,000 a month which puts them comfortably above the national average household income...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Hollywood Tries to ID A-Lister Accused of Raping Corey Haim

    Forget Brad and Angelina — a much more sinister tabloid headline has captured Hollywood’s attention this week, and inspired grim, rampant speculation about whether a famous actor repeatedly raped a now-deceased child star. Radar Online last week published a bombshell report claiming to know the identity of a beloved male star who sexually abused an underage Corey Haim in the prime of his career. Haim died at age 38, of pneumonia, in 2010.

    The Wrap
  • Liverpool's depth pushing players to perform - Milner

    Liverpool's strength in depth has driven the players to push harder for first-team places in the knowledge that manager Juergen Klopp will not hesitate to drop underperformers, according to James Milner. Milner, who has been deployed in a defensive role this season under Klopp, converted two penalties as the Merseyside club thrashed 10-man Hull City 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday. "You look down the squad list and the quality is unbelievable," Milner told the club's website (liverpoolfc.com).

    Reuters
  • After joining Pribumi, Anina drops suit over RM2.6b against Najib

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Former Umno member Anina Saadudin has withdrawn her lawsuit against Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak to demand the return of a portion of a RM2.6 billion amount to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • After nearly 100 years, Kong Thai Lai Coffeeshop forced from original home

    GEORGE TOWN, Sept 26 — Today is Kong Thai Lai Coffeeshop’s final day of operations at its home for the past century in Hutton Lane here, but onlookers would never be able to tell. Its wooden...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Probe your own brother, ousted Thai PM tells junta chief

    Thailand's first female prime minister on Sunday told the man who ousted her government two years ago to investigate his own brother over corruption allegations, in an unusually strong broadside against the junta. Yingluck Shinawatra was booted from office shortly before army chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha seized power in May 2014, the military's second coup in less than a decade and their twelfth successful power grab since 1932. The last two legal cases stem from a popular but financially costly rice subsidy scheme that Yingluck's government pushed.

    AFP News
  • Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Step Out for a Date Night in N.Y.C.

    Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux had a date night in New York City on Saturday. The couple coordinate in black outfits, with Aniston wearing a tank top, pants and heels and Theroux wearing a vest, sweatshirt, suspenders and faded black jeans. The pair stayed close to one another as they stepped out for dinner at Smile in the Big Apple, where the Leftovers star is gearing up for a press tour for his latest project, The Girl on the Train. ...

    People
  • Dollar edges lower ahead of US presidential debate

    The dollar slipped against the yen and euro Monday as traders shift focus from central bank policy to the US presidential election and the candidates' first televised debate. Last week's trading was dominated ...

    AFP
  • Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

    Note: This article was first published on September 23, 2016.

    HardwareZone
  • Samsung Electronics delays South Korea re-start of Note 7 sales by three days

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it was delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days to Oct. 1, a move it says is needed for speedy completion of the ongoing recall in the country. Samsung announced on Sept. 2 a recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets, including South Korea, due to a faulty battery causing the phones to catch fire, offering refunds or replacement devices using safe batteries. The firm hopes to complete the recall quickly and restart sales in the fourth quarter to salvage earnings, but the latest hitch in South Korea underscore continuing challenges in those efforts.

    Reuters
  • A Syrian refugee balances life in Germany with chaos at home

    SAARBRUECKEN, Germany (AP) — At the intersection, Mohammed al-Haj waited patiently for the "green man." No cars were coming, no policemen watching. Back home in Syria, he wouldn't hesitate.

    Associated Press
  • 6 Authentic Shanghainese Stalls To Eat In Singapore For More Than Just Xiao Long Baos

    We’ve heard of Hainanese, Cantonese, Hokkien, Teochew and even Hakka food. What about Shanghainese? What is Shanghainese food you might be wondering – wait, that’s a dialect group? Yes it’s an actual dialect group, with cuisine unique to it. Its most famous gift to the culinary scene? Most probably xiao long bao. You may or may not […] The post 6 Authentic Shanghainese Stalls To Eat In Singapore For More Than Just Xiao Long Baos appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • Five things we learnt from the Bundesliga

    Bayern Munich remain the only team in Germany's top flight with a perfect record, Borussia Dortmund keep on scoring and Hamburg sacked Bruno Labbadia -- for the second time. Here are five things we learnt from the fifth round of matches in the Bundesliga: - Ancelotti's record start Bayern's 1-0 win at Hamburg means Carlo Ancelotti has won all eight of his first matches as head coach, a new club record.

    AFP News
  • Victoria Beckham: ‘I’m finally coming into my own’

    Victoria Beckham feels “happier in her own skin” now that she’s in her forties.

    Cover Media
  • Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him

    FiveStars FiveStars CEO Victor Ho Victor Ho is … Continued The post Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him appeared first on Business Insider.

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