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Zuraida: People 'will revolt' if election is called

Malaysia Kini - ‎7 hours ago‎
PKR CONGRESS There is no need for a fresh Selangor state election to be called, for the people `will revolt' if it is held. And if it is held anyway, Umno will lose heavily, says PKR Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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Family hopes loved ones aboard MH17 can be identified soon – Bernama

The Malaysian Insider - ‎7 hours ago‎
A picture of Loh Yan Hwa and husband Fan Shun Po at Komtar on display in George Town, Penang, today. - The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, August 22, 2014.
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Entertainment buzz: Facebook's top 10 moments of the week

CBS News
18 minutes ago
Written by
Lauren Moraski
Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj heated things up this week with the release of their new videos. And things got a bit chilly with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge craze.
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Israeli Child Killed by Gaza Mortar as Cease-Fire Hopes Recede

Businessweek - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A four-year-old Israeli boy was killed by a mortar fired from the Gaza Strip today, creating another impediment for Egyptian efforts to mediate a new truce in the conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants.
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Fans miss chance to grieve for Williams - funeral held day after his death

New Zealand Herald - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Fans have left flowers at a makeshift memorial in San Francisco unaware Robin Williams' funeral has been held. Photo / AP. The world has been waiting for details of Robin Williams' memorial and funeral, so that they too can pay tribute.
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Autistic Penang boy receives fan mail - from US President Barack Obama

The Straits Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
... with the framed letter from US President Barack Obama -- PHOTO: SIN CHEW DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK. A photo of Delwin Cheah Wien Loong, 11, taken from his Facebook page.
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Emphasis on August 31 unfair to Sabah and Sarawak, say leaders

MSN Malaysia News - ‎6 hours ago‎
With only eight days to go before the 57th Merdeka celebrations, two politicians from Sabah and Sarawak have criticised Putrajaya for putting too much emphasis on August 31.
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Palace drops hints on no-el, retracts

Philippine Star - ‎38 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang hinted yesterday at doing away with the May 2016 presidential elections but took it back hours later, saying the general elections “will push through.
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Appeals court stops text refund order vs Digitel

Philippine Star - ‎38 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals (CA) stopped the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) yesterday from implementing its order for telecommunications companies to refund alleged excessive charges on short messaging system (SMS) ...
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Gov't workers to join Monday rally

Philippine Star - ‎38 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Government workers will be joining Monday's nationwide protests against the pork barrel system and Charter change for possible term extension of President Aquino.
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Extremists slaughter at least 64 worshippers at mosque north of Baghdad

National Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people and wounding more than 60, officials said.
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Watch baby koala brought back from the dead as it is given mouth to mouth - ‎1 hour ago‎
This amazing footage captures the moment a stricken koala named Sir Chompalot was brought back from the dead. Firefighters and wildlife welfare officers were alerted to to plight of the unfortunate 'Sir Chomps' who was unconscious up a tall tree.

Xi Upgrades Mongolia Relationship as Bilateral Trade Grows

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
China upgraded its ties with Mongolia to the level of “a comprehensive strategic partnership,” which covers political and security cooperation.
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Venezuela Will Begin Fingerprinting Grocery Shoppers To Control How Much ...

Fox News Latino - ‎1 hour ago‎
CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's food shortage is so bad the country is mandating that people scan their fingerprints at grocery stores in order to keep people from buying too much of a single item.
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Dozens killed in Egyptian bus crash

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The wreckage of one of the buses involved in the crash in Egypt. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex Features. At least 33 people were killed when two buses collided near a popular Red Sea resort in Egypt early on Friday, in the country's worst road accident in nearly ...

Dayang records RM89.4 million PAT for 1H14

The Borneo Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
MIRI: Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd (Dayang) achieved a net profit after tax of RM89.4 million on the back of RM399 millions in turnover for the first six months of this year (1H14).
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RM7 million still not claimed by kin of MH370, MH17 victims, says insurance group

MSN Malaysia News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Insurance compensations of more than RM7 million have yet to be claimed by the next-of-kin of victims of the MH370 and MH17 tragedies, the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia said.
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New BMW X4: Fast, stylish & with a string of techno treats

Scottish Daily Record - ‎5 hours ago‎
MIKE TORPEY road tests BMW's first Sports Activity Coupé - and finds it to his liking. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. BMW X4.
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The noPhone Doesn't Do Anything, Is Not Actually a Phone

The Slatest (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
If you sleep with your smartphone under your pillow or find yourself reaching for it even when you know the battery is dead, you may have smartphone separation anxiety.
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Nicol Loses To Egypt's Raneem In Malaysian Open Semi-Final - ‎2 hours ago‎
Datuk Nicol David was defeated by Egypt's Raneem El Weleily 7-11, 11-6, 11-8, 13-11 today. - AFP picKUALA LUMPUR— Malaysia's world number one, Datuk Nicol David, failed to make the final of the 2014 CIMB Malaysian Open Squash Championships ...
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China's mixed martial artists rising up from the fields

Bangkok Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
ZHOUKOU (CHINA) - As he pinned his opponent down and punched him repeatedly in the head, Yao "The Master" Honggang was –- like other emerging Chinese mixed martial arts fighters -– beating his way out of rural poverty.

'Unusual partnership' strikes gold

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Hong Kong's Yoyo Ng Tsz-yau scooped Hong Kong's second gold medal on Friday playing alongside Malaysian Cheam June Wei in the mixed doubles badminton, a format which randomly pairs players from the pool of singles competitions.

Ethical Fashion Africa is helping Vivienne Westwood help Kenya's women

The Star Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
Next time you buy a Vivienne Westwood or Stella McCartney, check the label. You could be helping the Ethical Fashion Initiative and some of Kenya's poorest communities.

Remembering Malaysia's MH17 victim: Actress was a natural, in everything she did

The Straits Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Shuba Jay with husband Paul Goes and daughter Kaela. She was never in it for fame, but always had raw passion for acting and channelled it well on stage, says writer Khairil M. Bahar.
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Taiwanese singer Elva Hsiao's heart aches for her ex-boyfriend

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎2 hours ago‎
Taipei, Aug. 22 (CNA) Famed Taiwanese diva Elva Hsiao said Friday she wept when she heard her ex-boyfriend Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung) had been detained in Beijing for drug offences and said she deeply hoped he could soon return to his normal life.
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Rihanna cut off her alcohol

Business Recorder - ‎5 hours ago‎
image 'Don't Stop The Music' singer Rihanna has cut out her booze to help her skin to cure skin breaks and dryness. Rihanna reportedly said that she has having bad days and her skin is getting dry, so she turned down the alcohol consumption and drinking ...
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Lady Gaga Gets Her Own SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR Character Poster

Comic Book Movie - ‎13 minutes ago‎
We've seen a couple of stills of Lady Gaga already, but now the last (we assume anyway since the film is out in theatres this weekend) poster for Robert Rodriguez's Sin City: A Dame To Kill For focuses on her character, Bertha.

Pangolins Face Bleak Future, Better Understanding Of Species Needed - ‎10 hours ago‎
A Baby Pangolin.jpgKOTA KINABALU-- The Sunda pangolin (Manis javanica) may be heading towards extinction in Sabah due to a combination of factors, including illegal trade with organised syndicates that may have international links.
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Too many doctors chasing too few jobs

Free Malaysia Today - ‎19 hours ago‎
MMA says this is the reason for the cutback in enrolment of medical students in public universities. medical student KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) is all for the reduction in students entering medical faculties in institutes of higher ...
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WHO: Ebola outbreak underestimated

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE magnitude of the Ebola outbreak has been underestimated because families hide infected relatives in their homes, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.