• Samsung Galaxy S8 launch: Samsung reveals its long-awaited iPhone killer

    Samsung has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, the Korean giant's latest attempt to take on the iPhone. The launch of the device is seen as a crucial moment for Samsung coming after the scandal that saw it forced to recall and cease production of the Galaxy Note 7, its previous top-end phone. The new device comes in two sizes, the 5.8-inch S8 and the 6.2-inch S8+.

    The Telegraph
  • Indonesian man found dead inside giant python

    An Indonesian farmer has been discovered inside the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was caught near where the man vanished while harvesting his crops, an official said Wednesday. "We were immediately suspicious that the snake had swallowed Akbar because around the site we found palm fruit, his harvesting tool and a boot," said Junaidi, a senior village official, who like many Indonesians goes by only one name. The breed of snake, which regularly tops 20 feet, is commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines.

    AFP News
  • Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea.

    Associated Press
  • Steve Kerr throws his Coach of the Year vote to Mike D'Antoni, talks up Michael Jordan's shooting

    It’s been a strange year for NBA awards. Incumbent winners from Golden State, however, feel oddly removed from the whole process, yet notably verbal. The Warriors once again have the NBA’s best record, but voter fatigue, a rash of deserved candidates and the team’s own 2016 postseason disappointments have Steve Kerr and Stephen Curry’s respective 2016 Coach of the Year and MVP awards looking somewhat distant in scope in comparison to what James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Erik Spoelstra or Gregg Popovich could grab this season in corresponding categories.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Philippine fisherman back home after 58-day sea ordeal

    A young fisherman flew home to the Philippines on Wednesday after being given up for dead at sea, battling hunger, thirst and despair for nearly two months on a tiny boat that drifted all the way to Papua New Guinea. Rolando Omongos, 21, recounted an astonishing tale of survival as he arrived from his first-ever plane ride at Manila airport, three weeks after his rescue by a Japanese fishing vessel.

    AFP News
  • Family of Chinese man killed by Paris police calls for calm

    The family of a Chinese man shot dead by French police called for calm Wednesday following two nights of violent protests over his killing. Liu Shaoyo was shot on Sunday by a police team that was called to his apartment in northeast Paris over a suspected domestic dispute. The police said the officer who fired the shots acted in self-defence after the 56-year-old father of five attacked another officer with a knife.

    AFP News
  • Lamar Odom admits cheating on Khloe Kardashian during marriage

    Lamar Odom denies he reconnected romantically with Khloe Kardashian while he was recovering from his hospitalisation.

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  • Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidential election, criticizing the country's Republican leaders on everything from health care to the shortage of women appointees in top administration positions.

    Associated Press
  • Malaysia in 'sensitive' talks with North Korea after Kim murder

    Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Wednesday his government was engaged in "very sensitive" talks with North Korea over nine Malaysians being prevented from leaving Pyongyang after the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam. Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, was poisoned with a lethal nerve agent at the Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13 in a brazen Cold War-style assassination that has damaged bilateral ties.

    AFP News
  • It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

    Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed ...

    Associated Press
  • Death of man in attack at Sengkang coffee shop ruled 'unlawful killing'

    The death of a 53-year-old man after he was attacked at a coffee shop in Sengkang in 2015 was a case of “unlawful killing”, State Coroner (SC) Marvin Bay said on Wednesday (29 March). Tay Eng Soon died after he was punched twice in the face by Lim Keow Chye, 49, on 8 July 2015 at a coffee shop in Block 303, Anchorvale Link. Lim was also at the coffee shop drinking beer with his elder sister and three other men.

    Yahoo News Singapore
  • Minister: Illegitimate Malaysia-born kids must get ID from foreign mother’s country

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Children born out of wedlock here to a foreign mother are not citizens and should instead obtain identification documents from the latter's country, said the home...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble split - report

    Kris Jenner is said to have instigated a split from toyboy Corey Gamble in order to focus on her family and their reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

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  • Brazil book FIFA World Cup berth, Argentina tumble

    Brazil became the first team to qualify for the World Cup on Tuesday after beating Paraguay to clinch an eighth consecutive victory as Argentina's campaign stumbled after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi. Five-time champions Brazil had been left waiting in suspense after goals from Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo handed them a 3-0 win over the Paraguayans at Sao Paulo's Arena Corinthians.

    AFP News
  • South Korean media slam government over ferry 'remains'

    South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism Wednesday for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct itself within hours to say they were animal bones. Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell", and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness. The maritime ministry raised their hopes Tuesday when it said that human remains had been found by workers and were "suspected to be one of the missing victims".

    AFP News
  • First Zika cluster of 2017 detected at Simon Place: NEA

    Two cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Singapore have been confirmed at Simon Place, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) in a news release on Wednesday (29 March). Singapore reported hundreds of locally transmitted Zika virus cases last year after the first such case was confirmed in August. In November, the World Health Organisation declared that Zika was no longer an international emergency.

    Yahoo News Singapore
  • Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch

    The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will unveil its latest flagship model, the Galaxy S8, on Wednesday in New York as it seeks to move on from last year's humiliating burning handset recall. Samsung Electronics was forced to abandon its premium Galaxy Note 7, originally intended to compete with Apple's iPhone, after a chaotic recall that saw replacement devices also catching fire. Its vice-chairman Lee Jae-Yong, heir to the parent Samsung group, has since been arrested and indicted for bribery, along with four other senior executives, in connection with a graft scandal that saw ex-president Park Geun-Hye impeached.

    AFP News
  • Police reports say student pilot crashed plane on purpose

    Police say the student pilot of a small plane that crashed near the Connecticut headquarters of military jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney fought his instructor and probably crashed deliberately. ...

    Associated Press
  • Govt spent RM1.4m on road to Speaker’s house

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Putrajaya spent RM1.4 million to build an alternative road to the official residence of Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia in leafy Jalan Tunku here....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Michelle Pfeiffer in constant fear of being 'found out'

    Actress Michelle Pfeiffer can't help feeling she's "ruining" a movie while shooting her scenes.

    Cover Media