• Unsold units continue to dampen property market in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — The slowdown in the property market is getting more apparent as we see the number of unsold units in both residential and commercial properties climb by 16 per cent in the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Late show helps Mourinho's United join Chelsea on top

    By Ed Dove LONDON (Reuters) - After Chelsea continued their 100 percent start with a 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, a last-gasp goal by Marcus Rashford helped Jose Mourinho keep pace with his old club as Manchester United beat Hull City 1-0. Elsewhere, Arsenal and champions Leicester City picked up their first Premier League wins of the season by beating Watford and Swansea City respectively while Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to draw 1-1 at home to Liverpool.

    Reuters
  • Filipinos seen backing Duterte despite rising drug killings

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to "go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to do it would be too painful."

    Associated Press
  • Malaysian students rally to demand prime minister's arrest

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian student activists led a rally Saturday to demand the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been implicated in a U.S. government probe into massive fraud in a Malaysian investment fund.

    Associated Press
  • Three things we learnt from: #TangkapMO1 rally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 ― Nearly 1,000 Malaysians braved the scorching heat today to joined the #TangkapMO1 rally at the heart of the city. Despite not getting approval from Kuala Lumpur City...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Presidential candidate Donald Trump politicizes Dwyane Wade's loss

    Ball Don’t Lie’s Eric Freeman recently relayed the sad news about Nykea Aldridge, a mother of four who was shot and killed outside the Parkway Garden Homes on Chicago’s South Side on Friday. Aldridge, who is the cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade, was apparently an innocent bystander caught in the middle of a gunfight. My cousin was killed today in Chicago.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Siblings unable to accept woman’s death in freak accident

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Grief lingered in the air during a Buddhist prayer ceremony conducted by the Jalan Raja Chulan roadside where 24-year-old Chin Khoon Sing died after a sheave hook from a...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Hamilton will not catch the leaders, says Ricciardo

    Lewis Hamilton will not be able to catch the leaders after starting from the back of the grid for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix, said Australian Daniel Ricciardo on Saturday. The Red Bull driver, who qualified fifth, said the championship leader and defending three-time champion would find the task too much. Hamilton will start from the back row after accumulating multiple penalties for the introduction of three new power units in his Mercedes car this weekend.

    AFP News
  • Justin Theroux guessed 'lazy' Emily Blunt's pregnancy while filming

    Pregnant Emily Blunt struggled filming action scenes in her first trimester

    Cover Media
  • We will protest until justice is served, #TangkapMO1 rally-goers say

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 ― Youths, mainly college and university undergraduates at the #TangkapMO1 rally today vowed to remain persistent in what they called pursuit for justice amid the 1Malaysia...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Sheriff: Man confesses in killings of 2 Mississippi nuns

    A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, a sheriff said Saturday, in the latest twist to a crime that has horrified people in the small ...

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  • Kroos winner rescues Real, Atletico lose more ground

    Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the injured Cristiano Ronaldo to extend their perfect start to the season with a 2-1 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday thanks to Toni Kroos's late winner. The European champions now lead their opponents in May's Champions League final by four points after just two games as Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 at newly promoted Leganes. Alvaro Morata looked to have Real on their way to another three points when he eventually broke Celta's resistence by smashing home on the hour mark.

    AFP News
  • 'SOS' in sand leads to rescue of 2 people stranded on island

    A U.S. Navy aircraft crew spotted the pair on the beach and gave their location to the Coast Guard in Guam. The Coast Guard received a report about the couple’s 18-foot vessel going missing on Aug. 19. The U.S. Navy was alerted and spotted the survivors on the beach.

    Associated Press
  • Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

    BEIJING (AP) — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.

    Associated Press
  • The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not)

    Social media is lighting up on the possibility that, at long last, Colonel Sanders' 11 herbs and spices have been revealed. KFC says it hasn't, and the original source, a relative, now says he doesn't ...

    Associated Press
  • Vardy helps champs Leicester clinch first win

    Jamie Vardy scored his first goal of the season as Leicester energised their Premier League title defence with a 2-1 win against Swansea in a torrential thunderstorm on Saturday. Vardy's 32nd-minute strike gave Claudio Ranieri's side a deserved half-time lead and captain Wes Morgan added the Foxes' second goal on 52 minutes at the King Power Stadium. Leroy Fer scored for Swansea with nine minutes remaining but Leicester stood firm for their first win of the season despite Foxes winger Riyad Mahrez having a penalty saved at 2-0.

    AFP News
  • N. Korea threatens to fire at US, S. Korea troops' lights

    North Korea on Saturday threatened to aim fire at the lighting equipment used by “provocative” American and South Korean troops at a truce village inside the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas. The North’s Korean People’s Army accused U.S. and South Korean soldiers of “deliberate provocations” by aiming their lights at North Korean guard posts at Panmunjom since Friday evening. The KPA said in a statement that the soldiers’ actions have seriously threatened the safety of North Korean troops and disrupted their normal monitoring activities.

    Associated Press
  • StarHub brings back 12GB mobile data through its 2-in-1 SurfHub bundles

    StarHub has today announced that it’s bringing back 12GB mobile data through its mobile plus fiber SurfHub bundles. With the new SurfHub plans, customers are able to get a 4G mobile postpaid line with at least 12GB of data and a 1Gbps fiber home broadband subscription, from S$96.56 a month (with a 24-month contract). If 12GB still isn’t enough, know that there’s a total of four SurfHub bundles to choose from.

    HardwareZone
  • You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies

    NEW YORK (AP) — People who hope to drive New York City's famous yellow cabs must pass tests on such details as driving rules and where they can pick up passengers. But one test they no longer have to take? Whether they have a grasp of English.

    Associated Press
  • Death in day care: Japan's parents face nursery lottery

    When Yuki Kai dropped her baby son off at nursery on her way to work he was his usual bright, exuberant self. Just hours later the 14-month-old was dead.

    AFP News