• Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police

    Initial investigations have revealed that Karpal Singh’s Toyota Alphard crashed into a five-ton lorry in the accident yesterday that claimed his life and that of his assistant, Perak police said today. State police chief Datuk Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani also dismissed rumours and speculation that the…

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    • Told to ‘shut up’ on Twitter, Zul Noordin lashes back at Khairy

      KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — A feud is breaking out between former Perkasa vice president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin and Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin on Twitter. Told unequivocally by the minister...

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      • Karpal in memoriam at Reformasi 2.0 gathering

        A Reformasi 2.0 gathering in Penang last night became a memorial service to the late Karpal Singh as speakers paid tribute to the late DAP chairman. Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said Karpal was worried about his five-year jail sodomy verdict appeal case. Anwar, who is PKR's de facto…

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        • 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…

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          • 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…

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            • False MH370 leads prompt hope, theories from families and experts, says WSJ

              In the search for debris from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, numerous findings of wooden pallets, nets and floating garbage are keeping grieving families clinging on to the hope that those on board may still be alive, and prompting theories from aviation and ocean experts about the plane's final…

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              • ‘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...

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                • 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…

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                  • Johor quarantines 64 villagers after first MERS death, says report

                    Malaysia has quarantined 64 people in a southern village after one of its residents become the country's first person to die of a respiratory illness that is spreading from the Middle East, local media reported today. At least 71 people have died from the so-called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome,…

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                    • Ketahui kesalahan ketika bersolek

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

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                      • Islamic followers will be divided if religion deviates, says Dr Mahathir

                        If Islam becomes a forceful, cruel religion that prioritises sects over the Quran, the faithful will be divided, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. In his latest blog post, Dr Mahathir said there were many parties who were dissatisfied that Islam was a soft faith, considerate…

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                        • 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 ...

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                          • 6 reasons your credit card application was rejected

                            Having a credit card can be handy when you need to go cashless or even as an emergency method of payment when cash on hand isn't enough. While many claim that it's easy to get a credit card here in … Continue reading

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                            • Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

                              MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.

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                              • 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…

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                                • 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
                                  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

                                    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.

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                                    • 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
                                      • 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…

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                                        • 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…

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