• 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 Online38 mins ago
    • 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…

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      • 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…

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          • 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…

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            • 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…

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              • 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
                • 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
                  • Online grocery shopping on the rise in Pakistan

                    Online grocery shopping is one area with a lot of potential – because we all need groceries, they’re not a luxury, and they’re such a tedious commodity to go out and buy.

                    Tech in Asia31 mins ago
                    • Liverpool trio on shortlist for PFA player of the year

                      By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool trio Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are on the shortlist for the English Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award. Striking duo Suarez and Sturridge have scored 49 league goals between them this season, with…

                      Reuters38 mins ago
                      • 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…

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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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                            • 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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                              • 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…

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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 ...

                                  Associated Press
                                  • Ketahui kesalahan ketika bersolek

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

                                    Tupai
                                    • 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
                                      • Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

                                        Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan on Friday, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there. "If you give money to them, money (will run out), but passing on the skill, the skill will remain.

                                        AFP News44 mins ago
                                        • 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…

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