• Bangkok bomb suspect 'unlikely' international terrorist

    Thailand's top police officer Saturday said a man arrested in connection with last week's deadly Bangkok bomb attack was "unlikely" to be an international terrorist and was motivated by a "personal feud". "He is a foreigner, but it's unlikely that he is an international terrorist, it's a personal feud," national police chief Somyot Poompanmoung told reporters at the Royal Thai Police headquarters as broadcast live on Thai PBS. The bomb on Monday 17 August was Thailand's worst single mass-casualty attack, killing 20 people, the majority of whom were ethnic Chinese tourists from across Asia.

    AFP News 24 mins ago
  • Dr Mahathir’s presence at Bersih rally catches organisers by surprise, crowd overjoyed

    Although the presence of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad‎ at the Bersih 4 rally caught its organisers by surprise, the thousands gathered around Dataran Merdeka tonight were overjoyed at the presence of Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister. Dr Mahathir, who only hours ago informed Umno members in Johor that he was thinking of attending the rally,...

    The Malaysian Insider 39 mins ago
  • Molotov thrown at Federal House

    KUALA LUMPUR: A tent inside the Kuala Lumpur Federal House near Dataran Merdeka, here, was damaged while a small grassy area at a slope above it caught fire in two arson cases earlier today. The incidents at 6.20pm and 7.30pm were believed to have started when someone threw molotov cocktails into the government building's compound. City Fire and Rescue Department deputy director Abu Obaidat Mohamad said the first incident saw the tent, which was among four that had been set up there for this Monday's Merdeka Day Celebration, damaged when the blaze made a big hole on it.

    New Straits Times 47 mins ago
  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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
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  • 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.

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  • Crowd at ‘uneventful’ Kuching rally short of the 10,000 mark

    The 10,000 crowd DAP had hoped would turn up at the Bersih rally in Kuching never materialised but the crowd was nearer to the organisers' target of 7,000. Described as rather "tame and uneventful" by one rally participant, there were no incidents nor any arrests reported especially among those who wore yellow Bersih 4 t-shirts. Police were...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast

    BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):

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  • 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
  • Umno leaders should help clarify issues

    LENGGONG: Umno leaders should help clarify on current issues rather than making statements that could further confuse the matter said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Umno vice-president said the party would become a stronger party if its leaders could stop creating doubts on certain issues, that would only benefit the Opposition. "We must continue to soldier on and face both internal and external challenges.

    New Straits Times
  • Lucy Liu Is A New Mom!

    Lucy Liu is a new mom! The actress has welcomed her first child, a son, via surrogate. Introducing the new little man in my life, my son Rockwell Lloyd Liu. In ❤️!A photo posted by Lucy Liu (@lucyliu) on Aug 27, 2015 at 2:29pm PDT

    Access Hollywood
  • Football: Wolfsburg's De Bruyne jets off to Manchester

    Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne jetted off to England on Saturday morning with his club Wolfsburg poised to agree a German record transfer with Premier League giants Manchester City.

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  • 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.

  • Firemen rescue driver after lorry plunges 5m from flyover

    KLANG: Firemen spent an hour to rescue a lorry driver who was trapped in his seat after the vehicle was hit by a factory bus and plunged from a five-metre high flyover to the road below near the Simpang Lima roundabout here today. South Klang district police chief, ACP Azman Abdul Razak said the lorry fell off the flyover after it was rammed from the rear by the bus. “The bus driver was probably speeding and lost control of the vehicle before crashing into the rear of the lorry, causing it to skid and plummet to the road below.

    New Straits Times 28 mins ago
  • Thousands show up at Kota Kinabalu’s Bersih 4

    Defying a police ban on their rally, more than 3,000 yellow shirted, flag waving Sabahans descended on Taman Awam Teluk Likas Dua beach for the Kota Kinabalu leg of the world-wide Bersih rally this afternoon. Sabahans, who organisers feared were too timid for controversial political rallies came out in large numbers to support the rally,...

    The Malaysian Insider