• Kit Siang drapes comrade’s casket with DAP flag

    It was a sombre, moving scene at the home of Karpal Singh this afternoon as veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang draped the party flag over the casket of  his “brother-in-arms” in honour of the former chairman’s 44-year crusade for the opposition party. Kit Siang, who brought along an old record book…

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    • 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…

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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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          • 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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            • 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...

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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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                  • Kelantan should rethink hudud plan, says Dr Mahathir – Bernama

                    The Kelantan government should rethink its plan to implement hudud in the state, as the basic principle that must be emphasised is justice, said former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic). He said this was because the Kelantan government was seen as stressing more on the forms of…

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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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                      • William and Kate hit the beach on Sydney visit

                        Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate got to grips with Australia's beach and bush lifestyles on Friday, watching a life-saving display and a sheep-shearing demonstration as part of their tour Down Under with baby son George. The young royals have received a warm welcome in Sydney, the first…

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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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                          • 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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                            • Ketahui kesalahan ketika bersolek

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

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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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                                • Arsenal to make shock move for Manchester United defender Smalling

                                  Arsene Wenger first attempted to buy the England international before he joined the Red Devils from Fulham and the Gunners are willing to pay up to £12 million this summer

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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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                                    • 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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                                      • Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

                                        SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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                                        • Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370

                                          With no results to show since the Boeing 777 carrying 239 people disappeared on March 8, Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has set a one-week deadline to locate the plane which is believed to have crashed in a remote area of the Indian Ocean west of Perth. Searchers have extended the hunt…

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