• One worker killed, another hurt in MRT Semantan mishap

    One worker was killed and another injured following an accident at the Semantan work site of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line today. The incident occurred at approximately 1.20pm at the construction site contracted to Sunway Construction, MRT Corp Director of Strategic Communications and Public…

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    • Attackers hack American blogger to death in Bangladesh

      A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he…

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      • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on life support

        Singapore said Thursday that its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew is still on life support in hospital and being treated with antibiotics for severe pneumonia, after quashing rumours the 91-year-old had died. "He remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation," the Prime Minister's Office said in a…

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        • Does Bony signing show Manchester City have learned nothing from Sturridge sale?

          In December, Manchester City opened the £200 million City Football Academy. It includes the biggest artificial indoor pitch in England, a hydro-therapy area with water at six different temperatures and four-star hotel-standard accommodation. It is almost six years since his final City game, when he…

          • British media unmask killer 'Jihadi John' with first schoolboy photograph

            The "Jihadi John" killer who fronted Islamic State beheading videos was unmasked publicly for the first time on Friday by British media which published a photograph showing Mohammed Emwazi as a smiling schoolboy. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was…

            • Deep Ng apologises for kissing photo

              27 Feb – After the release of a shocking photo that shows him kissing another woman behind fiancée Sherman Chung's back, Hong Kong actor and singer-songwriter Deep Ng has recently stepped up to clarify the incident. While Sherman has yet to make any statement to the media regarding the matter, she…

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              • Agong has last word on Anwar’s pardon, say lawyers

                Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah is the final arbiter of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s petition for a royal pardon, criminal lawyers have said. Although Anwar’s appeal will technically be decided by the Federal Territories Pardon Board, Tuanku Abdul Halim will…

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                • Charmaine Sheh denies "Line Walker" offer

                  According to Oriental Daily News, the actress, who attended an audience appreciation event for her movie, "Triumph in the Skies", in Tseung Kwan O recently, stated that she has not been notified about the film. "But if the rumours are true, of course I would like to be in it. As to rumours that…

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                  • Couple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together

                    After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. Floyd, 90, died first. Violet, 89, followed five hours later.

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                    • Will Smith on marital struggles

                      Will Smith has opened up about the struggles he and Jada Pinkett Smith have faced in their 18-year marriage.

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                      • Bright lights on dwarf planet perplex NASA as probe nears

                        The discovery of another bright light on the dwarf planet Ceres has NASA scientists perplexed as the US Dawn probe prepares to enter the orbit of the largest object in the asteroid belt and possibly resolve the mystery. The images taken nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers) from Ceres show that a…

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                        • Watch Liverpool's penalty drama & all the UEFA Europa League highlights

                          Liverpool and Sporting were among the big names eliminated from the UEFA Europa League on Thursday on the most dramatic night of this season's competition so far. The Reds led 1-0 on aggregate against Besiktas after the first leg at Anfield but fell by the same scoreline in Turkey before Dejan…

                          • Beggar Wins $10M Lottery & Loses Everything. Except His Pride. #ShortFilm

                            This article Beggar Wins $10M Lottery & Loses Everything. Except His Pride. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. People thought he was crazy. He had nothing to lose, and everything to gain. Then he lost everything all over again. 'Lotto' is the story of Daeng, a beggar who has struck gold. He…

                            • More than 25,000 Egyptians flee Libya after beheadings

                              More than 25,000 Egyptians have returned from neighbouring Libya since the Islamic State group posted a video earlier this month of the beheadings of Christian compatriots, the foreign ministry said Friday. Egypt carried out air strikes against jihadist targets in Libya on February 16 in…

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                              • Blackie Chen's twins get TV offers

                                27 Feb – Since the birth of their twin sons, TV personality Blackie Chen and Taiwanese actress Christine Fan have been receiving various endorsement deals, amounting up to NTD10 million (approximately USD318,299). According to Apple Daily News, the couple, who welcomed baby River and Ryan last…

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                                • De Niro owes $6.4m

                                  Robert De Niro owes $6.4 million in taxes to the US Government, new city documents have revealed.

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                                  • Nick Leeson: No lessons learnt from banking scandals

                                    Twenty years after Nick Leeson brought down Britain's oldest investment bank, the rogue trader immortalised in book and film says little has changed in an industry that continues to throw up one scandal after another. Leeson, whose £827m ($1.3bn, €1.1bn) loss as a Singapore-based junior derivatives…

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                                    • Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

                                      WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of force feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thursday at her trial.

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                                      • Arsenal should sack Wenger in the summer, say Goal readers

                                        Wednesday's shock 3-1 home defeat to Monaco has left Wenger on the brink of his most embarrassing Champions League exit ever, though the Gunners remain in the FA Cup and are well placed to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League. The Frenchman only signed a new three-year contract last…