• 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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      • First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad

        WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the…

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        • Royals: Who is the Richest of them All?

          by: Caitlyn Ng It’s a little over mid-month and you’re probably already feeling the pinch of payday being too far away. If only you had more money; you wouldn’t be in this hand-to-mouth existence. We’re not sure why, but we decided … Continue reading

          • 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,…

            • My last moments with Pa: Ramkarpal Singh

              A week after the tragic crash that took the lives of veteran lawyer and politician Karpal Singh and his personal aide, Michael Cornelius, his son Ramkarpal recounts the final hours with his father that fateful day. This is his story, as told to V. Anbalagan, assistant news editor. “My parents…

              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...

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                • 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
                  • Is early retirement feasible for Malaysians?

                    It's an integral part of life many of us look forward to. After all, it's the much needed break and easy life that you look forward to after years of dedicating your life to work and even raising your family. … Continue reading

                    • 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...

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                      • 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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                        • 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…

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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
                            • Student group not happy over Obama’s Universiti Malaya visit

                              Student group Solidariti Mahasiswa Malaysia (SMM) is against US President Barack Obama's (pic) scheduled visit to Universiti Malaya on Sunday where he is expected to host a town hall session with young leaders from Southeast Asia. In a statement, the student group said that this was because Obama…

                              The Malaysian Insider
                              • 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
                                • 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
                                  • 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…

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                                    • 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
                                      • Material washed ashore near Western Australia town possible MH370 debris, says paper

                                        Debris has washed up on the coast of Western Australia (WA), raising hopes it may be from the missing flight MH370, the Sydney Morning Herald reported today. In a statement released this afternoon, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said police in Western Australia attended to a report of…

                                        The Malaysian Insider
                                        • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

                                          By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…