• Najib can no longer turn a deaf ear, says Wan Azizah

    Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today urged Datuk Seri Najib Razak not to turn a deaf ear to the wishes of the people, saying the massive turnout for the Bersih 4 rally was a clear indication of the people's displeasure against him. "I am very encouraged by this turnout. The people have braved the possibility of arrest by being here and...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Bersih 4: German tourists caught by surprise

    KUALA LUMPUR: The rally today took at least two people by surprise - a German couple who called it a hassle. The couple, who only wanted to be known as Alexandra and Humel, were unaware that Bersih 4 was going on today. Alexandra said she had read about the rally but did not know it was happening today.

    New Straits Times
  • To prove critics wrong, Muslims pray at Bersih 4 rally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — Malay-Muslim participants of the Bersih 4 rally today performed their zohor prayers in front of the Sogo shopping centre here in an apparent bid to disprove claims that the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Miley Makes Kimmel Blush

    Let's go ahead and just throw the idea of "leaving something to the imagination" out the window when talking about Miley Cyrus. Just ask Jimmy Kimmel. OK, well at least the "MTV Video Music Awards" host was gracious enough to accessorize with a pair of heart-shaped pasties.

    Access Hollywood
  • Bersih 4 update: Protesters moving to Dataran Merdeka (with video)

    Amidst a visible police presence in the city, protesters in yellow began moving to Dataran Merdeka even before 2pm, when they were supposed to start moving to the famous landmark. Opposition figures, including PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar and secretary-general Rafizi Ramli, as well as DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang were seen at some of the rally points, and gave speeches. At 12.30pm, some of the crowd could be seen marching towards Dataran Merdeka and chanting Bersih.

    New Straits Times
  • Singapore police warn against illegal assembly in support of Bersih

    SINGAPORE: Singapore police have warned the people not to organise or participate in any illegal assembly in the republic in support of the Bersih 4 rally in Malaysia. In a statement, the force said it had been made aware of calls encouraging overseas Malaysians to organise and participate in events in Singapore in relation to the protests in Malaysia. “Police would like to remind the public that organising or participating in a public assembly without a police permit in Singapore is illegal and constitutes an offence under the Public Order Act.

    New Straits Times
  • Thousands in KK, Kuching join Bersih 4 marches

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 — More than a thousand people marched today at the Bersih 4 rallies in Kuching, Sarawak, and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, to call for institutional reforms, even as more than 10,000...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Don’t make us scapegoats for nation’s woes, Johor prince tells critics

    Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim today urged certain quarters not to make him and his father, the Johor sultan, scapegoats for the current state of the country. In a Facebook posting on the Johor Southern Tigers page, Tunku Ismail said that certain parties were "attacking" him and his father for being outspoken about national...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • GE2015: SDP's Chee Soon Juan to contest in GE

    Singapore Democratic Party Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan annnouced on Saturday (Aug 29) that he will contest in next month’s general election as he unveiled the party's last batch of candidates.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Perth Bersih 4 rally takes off with record 1,300 participants

    About 1,300 people turned up for the Bersih 4 rally held at Langley Park in the city of Perth, western Australia today, the highest participation recorded so far for such gatherings. Organisers Bersihkan Malaysia Perth (BMP) and Perth Student Progressive Party (PPP) confirmed the turnout, adding that the figure doubled that of the last Bersih...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Marina Mahathir to join Bersih rally in London

    Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, the eldest daughter of former Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, will join the Bersih 4 rallies in London today. Marina, who was at the Bersih rallies in 2011 and 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, said this was because she had planned her London visit long before the rally date was announced. "I'm afraid I can't be there with you...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Interpol rejects Malaysia’s request for red notice on Sarawak Report editor

    Interpol has turned down Putrajaya's request for Sarawak Report editor and founder Clare Rewcastle-Brown to be put on its wanted list, the whistleblower website claimed. The site published a letter by Interpol secretary-general Jurgen Stock to Jago Russell, who heads NGO Fair Trials International. In the letter dated August 27, Interpol...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Hyun-A reveals photos from her new photo shoot

    The photos show Hyun-A having photo shoot in Los Angeles, California, and a great number of fans and netizens are showing explosive reactions for different sides of Hyun-A that the photos show. Hyun-A wore over ten different outfits for the photo shoot, and Hyun-A diffuses different charms in each cut. The outfits include swimming suit, short pants, bikini, t-shirt, and many other casual outfits, and her sexiness is completely melting her fans.

    STAR N News
  • Malaysian in China urged to stay away from Bersih rally

    BEIJING: Malaysians residing in China have been urged to stay away from the Bersih 4 rally which is expected to take place in several cities in China tomorrow. If you are a Malaysian who has any complaint against the government of Malaysia, do it through the proper channel. Don’t take to the streets,” said Malaysia’s Ambassador to China Datuk Zainuddin Yahya.

    New Straits Times
  • Police arrest 163 youths at Bersih concert countdown in Ampang

    Some 163 youths, including a photographer from The Malaysian Insider, were detained by the police last night while watching a Bersih music countdown concert at a venue in Ampang Jaya. According to one of those detained, Aizuddin Ismail, everyone was brought to the Ampang Jaya police station to have their statements recorded. "Police raided...

    The Malaysian Insider
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  • NBA star says he wants to play for Philippine national team

    Rising NBA star Jordan Clarkson said Thursday he is eager to play for the Philippines' national basketball team despite citizenship concerns from the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). "I want to assure my Filipino brothers and sisters that, if given the chance and everything can be worked out, I sincerely wish to play for Gilas and contribute to the total team effort for flag and country," Clarkson said in a statement released by the Basketball Association of the Philippines (SBP). Clarkson, whose mother hails from the Philippines, is visiting the basketball-crazy Southeast Asian nation and has joined the national team, Gilas Pilipinas, for practice.

    AFP News
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  • Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide

    NEW YORK (AP) — A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Sea Ice: Ancient Oceans Birthed Diamonds

    Diamonds can form with the help of ancient saltwater, say researchers who have identified the gems that crystallized with the help of oceanic crust dating back as far as 200 million years ago. Scientists think the jewels usually form 90 to 150 miles (140 to 250 kilometers) below Earth's surface, in the planet's mantle layer, which is sandwiched between Earth's crust and core. The deepest of these precious stones have come from 430 miles (700 km) below Earth's surface.

  • All about the issues, not yellow, words or numbers

    Before 6pm yesterday, one of the best jokes in Malaysia was in the form of a riddle. It went like this: why did the chicken cross the road? Because Tun was on this side. But after 6pm yesterday, the better joke was that wearing anything yellow with “Bersih 4” was now illegal. One specific colour, one specific word and one specific number....

    The Malaysian Insider