• Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — An interfaith group expressed shock today at the “racist” views of a former high-ranking judge who had called the presence of large Hindu and Buddhist statues in the...

    The Malay Mail Online
    • Michael Cornelius — Karpal’s loyal ‘other half’

      GEORGE TOWN, April 18 — Karpal Singh’s loyal aide Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu, who also died in the accident that killed Karpal yesterday, was almost like Karpal’s “other half”. The trained...

      The Malay Mail Online
      • Zulkifli shoots back at Khairy in Twitter row

        Former Perkasa vice-president Zulkifli Noordin continued his Twitter row with Khairy Jamaluddin today, taking a swipe at him with a belittling tweet and telling him not to be a knee-jerk politician. Khairy, the Youth and Sports Minister, had told Zulkifli yesterday to 'shut up' after the latter had…

        The Malaysian Insider
        • 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…

          The Malaysian Insider
          • 100 protest against Obama visit in front of US embassy

            About 100 activists today protested outside the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam. The demonstration underscored the delicate nature of Obama's trip to Malaysia, which will make him the first sitting US president to…

            The Malaysian Insider
            • Ivanka Trump's Post-Baby Body!

              In today's Healthy Hollywood feature: Talk about a boardroom ready body! Just four months after giving birth to her second child, Ivanka Trump looks va-va-voom sensational. She flaunts her buffed body in skinny jean and a belly-baring top on the cover May's Shape magazine. This busy lady juggles…

              Access Hollywood
              • South Korea Ferry: How Can a Huge Ship Sink?

                The sudden sinking of a ferry carrying 475 passengers off South Korea's southern coast brings up the question: How can a large, modern passenger ship just sink? But from the sinking of the South Korean ferry to the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia to the Titanic, disasters do occur. What caused…

                LiveScience.com
                • Convicting Anwar quickly was done in public interest, says Court of Appeal

                  In convicting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for sodomy last month, the Court of Appeal said it was in the public interest that criminal appeals be dealt with by as swiftly as possible. In the joint judgment by a three-man bench led by Datuk Balia Yusof Wahi, it said delays brought the administration of…

                  The Malaysian Insider
                  • After ‘stomach problems’, Selangor assembly axes caterer

                    SHAH ALAM, April 18 ― The caterer for the Selangor State Legislative Assembly has lost its service contract after several individuals, including Speaker Hannah Yeoh, suffered mild food poisoning...

                    The Malay Mail Online
                    • Atletico close in on title as late show downs Elche

                      Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Friday. After a poor opening period from the hosts, they wasted a great chance to go in front 10 minutes after the break…

                      AFP News
                      • 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
                        • 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
                          • 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…

                            The Malaysian Insider
                            • 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
                              • 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…

                                The Malaysian Insider
                                • Ketahui kesalahan ketika bersolek

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

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                                  • Chapman To promises to be careful with his words

                                    The Hong Kong actor said that his conflict with Joey Yung has taught him to be careful with his words

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                                    • The Economist hails Karpal as a rarity in politics

                                      The Economist has described Karpal Sigh as a "rarity in the venomous world of Malaysian politics" for commanding respect from both his peers as well as his opponents. In an obituary titled “Burning Bright”, the international politics and business weekly said condolences to Karpal's family have…

                                      The Malaysian Insider
                                      • Larrazabal jumps into water to escape hornets

                                        KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal couldn't believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets "three times the size of bees" began an assault.

                                        Associated Press
                                        • 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,…

                                          The Malaysian Insider