• Karpal to be given send-off with state honours

    After a lifetime of service to the country, the Penang government will acknowledge Karpal Singh's contributions by giving him a funeral with state honours. The Penang flag will be flown at half-mast until his funeral on Sunday. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the flag would also drape Karpal's…

    The Malaysian Insider
    • ‘Shut up’, Khairy tells Zul Noordin after jibe at Karpal’s death

      PETALING JAYA, April 17 — A federal minister blasted Perkasa member Datuk Zulkifli Noordin on Twitter today for celebrating Karpal Singh’s death as a major victory in the fight to implement...

      The Malay Mail Online
      • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

        KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge...

        The Malay Mail Online
        • Nurul Izzah’s husband appoints relative as member of reconciliation committee

          Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar's husband, Raja Ahmad Shahrir Iskandar Raja Salim, has appointed his relative as a member of a reconciliation committee for the couple's ongoing divorce case, The Star Online reported today. According to the report, Raja Ahmad Shahrir proposed Mohd Fauzi Mustaffa…

          The Malaysian Insider
          • A fetish for full body suits in Japan

            By night, she dresses in a skin-tight, all-in-one Spandex body suit that covers everything -- including her eyes -- and sits in bars, alone but liberated, she believes, from the judgement of others. "With my face covered, I cannot eat or drink like other customers," said the woman, who is in her…

            AFP News
            • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

              Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show, is longer ...

              Associated Press
              • Police cadet delivers baby in toilet while under training

                A police trainee who was undergoing training at the police training centre (PULAPOL) delivered a baby girl in a toilet at a hospital yesterday, three months after she was tested negative for pregnancy. A source said the trainee, delivered her baby in a toilet of the Kuala Lumpur Hospital at 11am.…

                The Malaysian Insider
                • Families of MH370 passengers reveal unanswered questions’ list on social media, says CNN

                  Families of passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 yesterday released a list of questions that they said authorities have so far left unanswered, as the search enters into day 41 without any sign of wreckage from the aircraft. CNN reported that the 26 questions focus on technical…

                  The Malaysian Insider
                  • Farewell, Tiger of Jelutong (VIDEO)

                    GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — Today, the nation woke up to the shocking news of the death of Karpal Singh. This man who has been part of Malaysia’s political landscape for so long and who has overcome...

                    The Malay Mail Online
                    • Kelantan should rethink hudud plan, says Dr Mahathir – Bernama

                      The Kelantan government should rethink its plan to implement hudud in the state, as the basic principle that must be emphasised is justice, said former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic). He said this was because the Kelantan government was seen as stressing more on the forms of…

                      The Malaysian Insider
                      • Ketahui kesalahan ketika bersolek

                        Di sini kami ingin berkongsi dengan anda tentang beberapa kesalahan ketika anda bersolek.

                        Tupai
                        • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

                          Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

                          AFP News
                          • Woman's Ear Reattached with Help of Leeches

                            A 19-year-old woman who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches. While plastic surgeons are trained to reattach severed organs, these reattachments are simplest when the cut is clean and sharp — as from a kitchen knife, Dr. Stephen Sullivan, a plastic surgeon at…

                            LiveScience.com
                            • Soldiers injured as ceiling collapses during defence exhibition at PWTC

                              KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Two soldiers suffered minor injuries after the ceiling at one section of the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) collapsed today, on the last day of the 14th Defence Services...

                              The Malay Mail Online
                              • Cristiano Ronaldo consoles Lionel Messi after the Copa del Rey final

                                Hey bud. You OK? I'm sorry you lost, but, you know, someone had to. And I'm glad it wasn't us. So that's...a...tough one.

                                Dirty Tackle
                                • Borderless vehicle registration system from May 1 – Bernama

                                  The borderless vehicle registration system is expected to be implemented throughout the country beginning May 1, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi. He said that under the system, vehicle suppliers could obtain the registration number for the state required without having to go to…

                                  The Malaysian Insider
                                  • In tributes, DAP leaders say Karpal was ‘giant amongst men’

                                    KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Still reeling from the shock over veteran lawmaker Karpal Singh’s death, DAP leaders throughout the country recalled the “Tiger of Jelutong’s” legacy of principled...

                                    The Malay Mail Online
                                    • Watch Live: Scientists Explore a Mysterious Deep-Sea World

                                      This month, you can fly along the Gulf of Mexico seafloor and explore a strange ecosystem fueled by chemicals instead of sunlight, all from your computer. The journey to the deep sea comes courtesy of a remotely operated vehicle and camera sled that will send back live video to the Okeanos…

                                      LiveScience.com
                                      • N. Korea officials 'target London salon over Kim haircut ad'

                                        British police said Tuesday they had intervened after North Korean embassy officials reportedly told a London hairdresser to take down a discount haircuts advert featuring leader Kim Jong-Un. Mo Nabbach said two officials identifying themselves as being from the Stalinist state's mission took…

                                        AFP News
                                        • Captain of capsized S.Korean ferry faces criminal investigation

                                          By Narae Kim JINDO South Korea (Reuters) - The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed reports that he was one of the first people to jump to safety as the vessel began sinking. The…

                                          Reuters