• Weekend of protests set to pile more pressure on Malaysia's PM

    By Trinna Leong KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters are expected to march through Malaysia's capital on Saturday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has weathered public outrage over a multi-million-dollar payment made to a bank account under his name. The party, which has been in power since 1957, lost the popular vote for the first time in 2013 to an opposition alliance that split this year.

    Reuters
  • 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
  • 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
  • Don’t interfere in palace affairs, Johor sultan warns politicians

    The Johor sultan today warned politicians not to intervene in palace affairs or make statements related to the palace, The Star Online reported. Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar said some certain politicians had made remarks that sounded arrogant. "This is a warning to all politicians and, among them, the Kempas assemblyman. "There are even...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Undeterred by threat of arrest, Malaysians abroad cross oceans for Bersih 4

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — Local enforcers have repeatedly labelled Bersih 4 “illegal” and warned of consequences should the rally proceed but the threats seem to have fallen on deaf ears as many,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Government nowhere to be seen, while Air Asia saves dropped MAS employees, union claims

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 — The national union representing cabin crew of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) said today the body set up by its new sole owner has yet to reach out to staff that would be let go by...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Three Islamic militants killed in Philippine military clash

    Three Islamic militants were killed after the Philippine military on Friday launched a second attempt in two weeks to rescue hostages held by the Abu Sayyaf rebels, the army said. About 300 Abu Sayyaf fighters retreated after the hour-long firefight in the jungles of the remote southern island of Jolo, said Brigadier-General Alan Arrojado, the military commander in the area. "The bandits positioned their hostages in the back (of the rebel camp), they don't want another escape," Captain Antonio Bulao, a military spokesman in Jolo, told AFP.

    AFP News
  • 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
  • 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.

    LiveScience.com
  • ‘Blood bath’ posters to scare Chinese away from Bersih 4, DAP MP claims

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — The provocative posters promising a “blood bath” for the Chinese who attend the Bersih 4 rally tomorrow is an act of intimidation towards the ethnic minority, DAP lawmaker...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Liverpool face tricky Europa League group

    Five-time European champions Liverpool face a stern test of their continental experience after drawing former French champions Bordeaux and Russia's Rubin Kazan in the Europa League group stages on Friday. Brendan Rodgers' Premier League giants will also take on Sion of Switzerland after 12 groups of four teams were pulled out of the hat at the draw in Monaco. Liverpool, who won the UEFA Cup, the former version of the Europa League, three times in 1973, 1976 and 2001 will face Bordeaux for only the second time after defeating the Ligue 1 side home and away in the 2006-07 Champions League group stages.

    AFP News
  • Police on full alert for Bersih 4.0 rally: IGP

    JOHOR BARU: Police will be on high alert for the Bersih 4.0 rally taking place in several areas in Kuala Lumpur as it knows of a threat by Anonymous Malaysia that was uploaded on YouTube recently. Inspector-General Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police were not taking any chances with security. One stupid act may create chaos," he said at a press conference after the launch ceremony of the new Tunku Laksamana Johor Tunku Abdul Jalil Mosque at the Johor police headquarters here today.

    New Straits Times
  • 'Money' Mayweather jabs back at Ronda Rousey

    Verbal sparring between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star's dig at his earning power. "Big bank take little bank," Mayweather said in a statement that was posted on TMZ Sports. "Last time I checked I was #1 on Forbes," added Mayweather, a reference to the financial publication's ranking of the world's highest-paid sports figures.

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  • Home Ministry bans yellow clothing, ‘Bersih 4’ words

    Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has banned the use of yellow with the words Bersih 4 in whatever form ahead of the rally in three Malaysian cities tomorrow. A government gazette signed by the minister yesterday and which came into effect today states that the order was made under the Printing, Presses and Publications Act 1984....

    The Malaysian Insider
  • GE2015: The prodigal son returns home

    Yeo Guat Kwang, a long-time PAP veteran, has been announced as a candidate for the WP-held Aljunied GRC. Will the PAP’s brand of tried-and-tested work, or will the electorate affirm their faith in the WP?

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9

    Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and other gadgets. The company has introduced a new iPhone ...

    Associated Press
  • North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark

    By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible. North and South Korea on Tuesday agreed to end a military standoff that sparked an exchange of artillery fire and had ratcheted up tension on one of the world's most heavily-fortified borders. "The joint press release published at the contact provided a crucial landmark occasion of defusing the acute military tension and putting the catastrophic inter-Korean relations on the track of reconciliation and trust," the North's KCNA news agency on Friday quoted Kim as saying in a meeting with military aides.

    Reuters
  • 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
  • Low ringgit a boon for moneychangers

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 ― Moneychangers are experiencing an increase in business following depreciation of the ringgit. Many people, especially foreign students, are flocking to moneychangers to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Acapulco cliff divers plunge into new unknown

    Cliff divers in Acapulco say they never forget their first time: the leap into the void, the feeling of flying, the shock of hitting the water at high speed. Across the generations, whole families of divers have earned their living wowing tourists from around the world with the 35-meter (115-foot) plunge off La Quebrada, the rock face that looms above the Mexican resort city's Pacific coast. A decade ago, 150 cruise ships a year visited Acapulco.

    AFP News