• Widow sues after insurance declines cancer cover after husband gets cancer

    GEORGE TOWN, April 25 ― A widow is suing an insurance firm here for RM2 million after it declined to pay out on her husband’s policy against cancer when he was diagnosed with the disease six months...

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    • Company boss denies ties with Najib, to sue Rafizi over RM100 million grant claim

      A company named by PKR's Rafizi Ramli as recipient of a RM100 million research and development (R&D) grant from Putrajaya said it would sue the Pandan MP for defamation for making such allegations. NSE Resources chief executive officer Azhar Anuar, in an interview with Star Online, said he had "no…

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      • 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…

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        • We ask no favours, and will ‘fight till the end’ to clear Karpal’s name, says Gobind

          Karpal Singh's family does not expect any "favours" from Putrajaya in their appeal against the late lawyer and politician's conviction and sentence for sedition, his son Gobind Singh Deo told a crowd of more than 3,000 last night. The Puchong MP said he was aware of growing calls for…

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          • '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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            • 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,…

              • Slippery slope, lawyers say of Pahang ban on holy books in hotels

                KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 ― A Pahang Islamic body's recent decision to ban hotels from carrying books on non-Islamic religions signals another step on the path towards further erosion of Malaysia...

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                • 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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                  • Sip extra coffee to cut down diabetes risk

                    You have a fresh reason to go for another cup as increasing daily coffee consumption may significantly reduce type 2 diabetes risk. According to a promising research led by an Indian-American researcher, people who increased the amount of coffee each day by more than one cup over a four-year period…

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                    • Jalan Bukit Bintang stretch remains closed to traffic

                      The 500m stretch of Jalan Bukit Bintang (Jalan Tun Razak-bound) between Chulan Square and Menara Worldwide will remain closed to all traffic, said Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) today. At 10.42pm last night, a sinkhole appeared at the left lane of Jalan Bukit Bintang, said MRT…

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                      • 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

                        • Moyes left all at sea by scale of United job, says former coach

                          (Reuters) - David Moyes lost his job as Manchester United manager because he ignored advice and failed to appreciate the scale of the job, said Rene Meulensteen, a former coach at the Premier League club. Moyes was sacked on Tuesday after a disastrous 10-month spell in charge, with United now…

                          • 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…

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                            • Bible ban in Pahang hotels draws flak

                              Islamic authorities in Pahang have overstepped their jurisdiction by banning non-Muslim religious materials in hotels in the state, say political and religious leaders. The Pahang Islamic and Malay Customs Council's (Muip) recent prohibition is the first ever such ban to be issued in the country…

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                              • Rooting for the underdog

                                Proton's Preve CFE offers a lot for your money but if all you want is a 'no-frills' four door sedan, why not go for the back to basics Preve? Proton’s Preve has gained recognition both locally as well as overseas …

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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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                                  • Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

                                    LONDON (AP) — Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?

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                                    • Albukhary International University withdraws decision to cease operations – Bernama

                                      The Albukhary International University (AiU) in Alor Setar, Kedah has withdrawn its decision to cease operations. Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said the ministry was informed of the matter by the management of AiU through a letter Wednesday. "With that decision, the matter is no…

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                                      • Cops cannot declare May Day rally illegal, lawyer says

                                        KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — There are no provisions under the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012 that allows the authorities to declare the anti-GST rally planned for May 1 as illegal, human rights...

                                        The Malay Mail Online
                                        • 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).

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