• 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…

    • Karpal Singh dies in road accident, son seriously injured

      Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh died in a car accident on the North-South Expressway this morning near Gua Tempurung, Kampar in Perak. Police has confirmed the incident that happened shortly before 1am at KM301.6 of the expressway. Karpal, who would have turned 74 in June, was believed to be…

      The Malaysian Insider
      • 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
        • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

          KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge...

          The Malay Mail Online
          • Wreck hunter confident MH370 crash site found, says Aussie paper

            A wreck hunter is confident that the search teams had pinpointed the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and believes that the black boxes will be located soon, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports. David Mearns, director of Blue Water Recoveries told the ABC's 7.30 programme yesterday,…

            The Malaysian Insider
            • Police cadet delivers baby in toilet while under training

              A police trainee who was undergoing training at the police training centre (PULAPOL) delivered a baby girl in a toilet at a hospital yesterday, three months after she was tested negative for pregnancy. A source said the trainee, delivered her baby in a toilet of the Kuala Lumpur Hospital at 11am.…

              The Malaysian Insider
              • Borderless vehicle registration system from May 1 – Bernama

                The borderless vehicle registration system is expected to be implemented throughout the country beginning May 1, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi. He said that under the system, vehicle suppliers could obtain the registration number for the state required without having to go to…

                The Malaysian Insider
                • Anwar raps Najib for distorting ‘solving MH370 in a second’ remark

                  PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today criticised the Prime Minister for manipulating his statement of solving the MH370 crisis in a second. Anwar (pic, right) said Datuk Seri Najib Razak was swift in retorting his statement but did not display such agility in handling the MH370 crisis.…

                  The Malaysian Insider
                  • Watch Live: Scientists Explore a Mysterious Deep-Sea World

                    This month, you can fly along the Gulf of Mexico seafloor and explore a strange ecosystem fueled by chemicals instead of sunlight, all from your computer. The journey to the deep sea comes courtesy of a remotely operated vehicle and camera sled that will send back live video to the Okeanos…

                    • Mahathir wants Causeway replaced with ‘Friendship Bridge’ to Singapore – Bernama

                      Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) today suggested the removal of the Johor Causeway in order to build the Friendship Bridge proposed by the government.    He said the Johor Causeway causes various problems, mainly involving environmental issues and traffic congestion, in Johor…

                      The Malaysian Insider
                      • Paul Walker's brothers in "Fast 7"

                        The late Paul Walker's two brothers have been confirmed to fill in production gaps for "Fast and Furious 7"

                        Cinema Online
                        • BN says bid to back Jais in Malay bible row blocked by Hannah Yeoh

                          SHAH ALAM, April 16 — Selangor Barisan Nasional (BN) had tried to push for the state legislative body’s backing of the seizure of over 300 copies of Malay language bibles by the Islamic religious...

                          The Malay Mail Online
                          • ‘All the best’, Selangor MB tells Bible society at exit

                            SHAH ALAM, April 15 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim said today he wished the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) well on its decision to move its headquarters out to Kuala Lumpur to...

                            The Malay Mail Online
                            • My wife is entitled to personal assistant, says Selangor MB

                              Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim (pic) says his wife, Puan Sri Salbiah Tunut, is entitled to a personal assistant in her capacity as the head of the Selangor Women's Welfare and Charity Organisation. The Selangor menteri besar said the cost of the personal assistant was borne by Menteri Besar…

                              The Malaysian Insider
                              • The meltdown of Malaysian institutions

                                There was a time when Malaysia was known for its institutions – a civil service that facilitated rapid development from an agrarian economy to an industrialised one, a judiciary that was held in high esteem of the Commonwealth, and a military that defeated a communist insurgency. Today, more than…

                                The Malaysian Insider
                                • Can Malaysians survive on minimum wage?

                                  With the enforcement of the new ruling in January 2014, there has been and will continue to be a lot of talk about the set minimum wage. Currently, the minimum monthly income was set at RM900 for Peninsular Malaysia and … Continue reading

                                  • 5 Ways to Run Out of Money in Retirement

                                    Retirement is a balancing act. So what throws people off balance in retirement? If you approach retirement income this way, you can get yourself in trouble. Your retirement income gas gauge isn't only there to tell you when to slow down -- it can also tell you when there is room to step on the gas.

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                                    • Review contracts awarded to Syed Mokhtar, PAS tells Putrajaya

                                      Putrajaya should review the contracts awarded to tycoon Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary following the closure of the Albukhary International University (AIU) in Kedah, PAS information chief Datuk Mahfuz Omar (pic) said. "The closure of the university is not in accordance with the Private…

                                      The Malaysian Insider
                                      • Sea Dragon and other probes that can go deeper may take over if mini-sub fails, says CNN

                                        The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is nearing the end of its 40th day without any significant development and CNN aviation consultant Mary Schiavo said underwater probes which can go deeper may be deployed if current efforts using a high-tech mini-submarine fails. The mini-submarine or…

                                        The Malaysian Insider
                                        • NKorea complains over barber's Kim Jong Un poster

                                          LONDON (AP) — North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair.

                                          Associated Press