• ‘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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    • Paul Walker's brothers in "Fast 7"

      The late Paul Walker's two brothers have been confirmed to fill in production gaps for "Fast and Furious 7"

      Cinema Online
      • Wreck hunter confident MH370 crash site found, says Aussie paper

        A wreck hunter is confident that the search teams had pinpointed the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and believes that the black boxes will be located soon, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports. David Mearns, director of Blue Water Recoveries told the ABC's 7.30 programme yesterday,…

        The Malaysian Insider
        • Anwar raps Najib for distorting ‘solving MH370 in a second’ remark

          PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today criticised the Prime Minister for manipulating his statement of solving the MH370 crisis in a second. Anwar (pic, right) said Datuk Seri Najib Razak was swift in retorting his statement but did not display such agility in handling the MH370 crisis.…

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          • If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

            BEIJING (AP) — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the…

            Associated Press
            • Drew Barrymore celebrates baby shower

              Drew Barrymore’s friends gather to celebrate her pregnancy over the weekend.

              Cover Media
              • Do we have enough sensible Malays? Zaid says unable to answer a definite ‘yes’

                KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Datuk Zaid Ibrahim lamented today the lack of empathy among fellow Malay-Muslims towards non-Muslims caught in inter-religious child custody tussles. The former de facto...

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                • My wife is entitled to personal assistant, says Selangor MB

                  Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim (pic) says his wife, Puan Sri Salbiah Tunut, is entitled to a personal assistant in her capacity as the head of the Selangor Women's Welfare and Charity Organisation. The Selangor menteri besar said the cost of the personal assistant was borne by Menteri Besar…

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                  • ‘All the best’, Selangor MB tells Bible society at exit

                    SHAH ALAM, April 15 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim said today he wished the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) well on its decision to move its headquarters out to Kuala Lumpur to...

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                    • Teresa Kok almost falls victim to snatch thieves

                      DAP Seputeh MP Teresa Kok nearly became a victim of snatch theft on Sunday evening during an outing with her nieces in Kuala Lumpur. The four-term MP was walking with her two nieces along Jalan Selama in Taman Rainbow at 7pm when two men on a motorcycle tried to snatch her gold chain. "I was…

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                      • Rafizi promises to expose government-grant scandal

                        PETALING JAYA, April 15 ― PKR’s Rafizi Ramli claimed today that he is ready to expose wrongdoings which led to government grants worth RM1.15 billion being abused to enrich yet-to-be-named ...

                        The Malay Mail Online
                        • Students sue Albukhary International University over closure notice

                          Six Albukhary International University (AIU) students have filed a suit against the institution for failing to give a written notice of closure as required by the Private Institutions of Higher Learning Act.   The six are Mohd Raimy Fahmy Mohd Radzi, 22; Muhamad Hanif Ahmad Fauzi, 21; Hanif Hafifi…

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                          • Co-pilot’s phone made contact with Penang telecoms tower, but no phone call, says US official

                            A US official said the mobile phone of missing flight MH370's co-pilot had been switched on and made contact with a telecommunications tower in Penang, but there was nothing to show a call was made, CNN reported. This followed investigators checking millions of mobile phone records for evidence of…

                            The Malaysian Insider
                            • China has 10 times more people, but Japan still outspends on iOS apps

                              In Q1 2014, China's revenue growth was stronger than download growth for the first time. Games accounted for the majority of that rise.

                              Tech in Asia
                              • Breakfast Are For Losers

                                These track stars run like the wind, but eat just like us… almost.

                                Makansutra
                                • Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

                                  CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.

                                  Associated Press
                                  • Two dead, 293 missing in S. Korea ferry capsize

                                    South Korean rescue teams, including elite navy SEAL divers, raced Wednesday to find up to 293 people missing from a capsized ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew -- mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.

                                    AFP News
                                    • Five Highways, No Limits

                                      Ever dreamt of pushing your limits? Going as fast as you and your car can handle without a care in the world about speeding tickets? If you drive on one of these five motorways, you could just have that freedom. …

                                      Motor Trader Malaysia
                                      • Water rationing stages one, three and four to be continued – Bernama

                                        Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) will continue with the water rationing plan stage one, three and four as decided by the Selangor state government and approved by the National Water Services Commission. Its corporate communications and public affairs assistant general manager Priscilla Alfred…

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                                        • Sydney welcomes Will and Kate with sunshine and cheers

                                          Britain's Prince William and wife Kate charmed a welcoming crowd at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as they began the Australian leg of a tour Down Under with baby Prince George. The couple touched down in Sydney after a 10-day visit to New Zealand in which the royal infant George was the star…

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