• Angry scenes as Chinese MH370 relatives meet MAS officials

    A meeting between relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 and Malaysia Airlines staff descended into chaos yesterday, with police stepping in to separate both sides amid angry scenes in a Beijing hotel. Up until three weeks ago, Malaysian government and military officials held…

    The Malaysian Insider
    • 'Smaller' size keeps women loyal to men: Study

      A team of researchers from the US and Kenya found that there was a strange link between the size of the penis and infidelity in a marriage. Contrary to what many men may assume, they found that men with bigger penises are more likely to have wives who cheat on them.

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      • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

        By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. Captain Lee Joon-seok, 69,…

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        • Bible ban in Pahang hotels draws flak

          Islamic authorities in Pahang have overstepped their jurisdiction by banning non-Muslim religious materials in hotels in the state, say political and religious leaders. The Pahang Islamic and Malay Customs Council's (Muip) recent prohibition is the first ever such ban to be issued in the country…

          The Malaysian Insider
          • Owner of rogue bulldogs arrested

            SEREMBAN, April 25 — Police have arrested the owner of two American bulldogs that attacked three people in Kampung Masjid Lenggeng. The 53-year-old farmer and gardener, who is believed to be...

            The Malay Mail Online
            • Najib, Anwar and Obama’s visit to Malaysia

              April 26 will be a historic day for Malaysia. For on that day, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, will be arriving in Kuala Lumpur. He will be the first sitting US president to visit Malaysia since Lyndon … Continue reading →

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              • Jalan Bukit Bintang stretch remains closed to traffic

                The 500m stretch of Jalan Bukit Bintang (Jalan Tun Razak-bound) between Chulan Square and Menara Worldwide will remain closed to all traffic, said Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) today. At 10.42pm last night, a sinkhole appeared at the left lane of Jalan Bukit Bintang, said MRT…

                The Malaysian Insider
                • Albukhary International University withdraws decision to cease operations – Bernama

                  The Albukhary International University (AiU) in Alor Setar, Kedah has withdrawn its decision to cease operations. Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said the ministry was informed of the matter by the management of AiU through a letter Wednesday. "With that decision, the matter is no…

                  The Malaysian Insider
                  • Putrajaya moots law to manage non-Muslim houses of worship

                    KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Putrajaya plans to enact a fresh law to regulate all non-Muslim houses of worship in the country, a move aimed at resolving recurring conflicts sparked by the haphazard...

                    The Malay Mail Online
                    • Women with wider hips up for more one-night stands?

                      This, in turn, correlates with a woman's hip width and not waist-to-hip ratio," explained lead author Colin A. Hendrie from University of Leeds. The study into whether hip width or waist-to-hip ratio was a better predictor of a woman's sexual behaviour was conducted among 148 British women between…

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                      • 9 Countries with No Income Tax

                        April is almost at an end, and that means the tax season deadline is fast approaching. For residents and non-residents without additional business income (that’s form BE and M), your deadline for filing those income tax return forms is on … Continue reading →

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                        • OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

                          China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB 2,000 (US$330).

                          Tech in Asia
                          • Cops cannot declare May Day rally illegal, lawyer says

                            KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — There are no provisions under the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012 that allows the authorities to declare the anti-GST rally planned for May 1 as illegal, human rights...

                            The Malay Mail Online
                            • Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

                              LONDON (AP) — Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?

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                              • How to change a tyre

                                Changing a punctured tyre is a daunting task for many, but it doesn't have to be if you follow our 11 step process. Knowing basic vehicle maintenance methods can save you a lot of grief and heart ache in the …

                                Motor Trader Malaysia
                                • Anwar convinced he will go to jail for sodomy

                                  Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is convinced he will go to jail for his sodomy conviction, probably for even longer than the five years he was given, as he said the judicial process is staked heavily against him. The de facto PKR leader, who disclosed that foreign leaders like former US Vice-President Al…

                                  The Malaysian Insider
                                  • Absolute power corrupts absolutely, Dr Mahathir reminds current leaders

                                    Malaysian leaders have been reminded not to look down on the public’s capability to topple a corrupt government as what had happened in the Middle East during the Arab spring, warned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic). In his latest blog posting today, the country’s longest serving prime minister said…

                                    The Malaysian Insider
                                    • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                                      ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

                                      Associated Press
                                      • In push for hudud, PAS risks appeal to middle Malaysia

                                        KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 ― PAS’s renewed hudud bid is seen as the party’s departure from the middle ground, a move that observers believe could cause it to lose the non-Muslim support base it has...

                                        The Malay Mail Online
                                        • Ministry promises stern action against ‘smoke candy’ traders, importers

                                          PETALING JAYA, April 25 — Non-governmental organisations are unimpressed that “smoke candy” have infiltrated schools while the Domestic, Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry stressed stern...

                                          The Malay Mail Online