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Ahmad Zahid: Emergency Parliament sitting to table anti-terrorism bill possible

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The urgent need for new laws to combat the rise of terrorist activities in the country may see the proposed bill tabled at an emergency Parliament meeting before its next scheduled session in March next year, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid ...
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Don't use Islam to spread liberalism, says Mashitah

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Former deputy minister Datuk Dr Mashitah Ibrahim has lashed out at certain quarters for attempting to spread the ideology of liberalism and pluralism to 'already confused' Muslims in the country.
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Israel's lurch to the right dims two-state peace prospects

Reuters Canada - ‎45 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A cartoon in Israel's left-leaning Haaretz newspaper showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu studying a poster made by his publicity team of Mahmoud Abbas, the mild-mannered, soft-featured Palestinian president.
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Proposed: A new law to give MAS vast protection

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARLIAMENT A Malaysia Airline System Bhd (Administration) 2014 Bill was tabled in Parliament today. If passed, it will become a law that will grant vast protection to the troubled national carrier and its appointed administrator.
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Dewan Rakyat approves motion on White Paper to combat IS threat

Astro Awani - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The government is urged to explain militant activities more closely, especially on IS. - File pic. close. The content may have been removed, or is temporarily unavailable.
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Do not compare me to Azalina - Mas Ermieyati

Astro Awani - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mas Ermieyati said she needed to clarify this matter because her previous approach of keeping silent led to the public misperception that she was not doing anything.
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Life under the Thai junta in 2014 – Part 1: On attitude and happiness

Asian Correspondent - ‎3 hours ago‎
A protester shows the three-finger salute during an anti-coup demonstration in Bangkok earlier this year. Pic: AP. By Kaewmala. In the days preceding the six-month anniversary of the latest military coup the three-finger salute made a comeback in Thailand, ...
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Former PCGG Chair faces graft for influence peddling - ‎26 minutes ago‎
MANILA, Philippines—A former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairperson faces graft charges after the Ombudsman found probable cause to charge him for attempting to influence his younger brother, a Court of Appeals (CA) justice, ...

Thai police kept illicit fortune in hidden vaults

Jakarta Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two top police officers embroiled in a high-profile corruption scandal in Thailand kept an illicit fortune that included antique paintings, golden postage stamps and tens of millions of dollars in cash hidden in secret vaults at a dozen private residences, ...
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No trace of MH370 debris till now: Search official

Business Standard - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Over 7,000 sq km of the seafloor has been scoured so far but no debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been found, the chief coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Center (JACC) for the search of the missing airliner said Wednesday.
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Women's Empowerment 'Key to Stopping Violence' - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Only a radical shift in approaches to end gender violence will bring about change, says Gender Links, a South African based non-governmental organisation that promotes gender equality across the 15 countries in southern Africa.
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Proton to offer 20% discount on flood-related repairs

Paul Tan's Automotive News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Proton is offering to help owners whose cars were damaged by the recent floods get back on the road, through the latest iteration of its Proton We-Care Prihatin Banjir programme, which has been going on in one form or another since 2008.
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Smartphone technology allows retailers to go cashless in Malaysia

Free Malaysia Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pilot tests are being conducted in Vietnam to enable customers to make purchases using their smartphone. hong leong bank KUALA LUMPUR: Hong Leong Bank's (HLB) Chief Operating Officer for Digital Innovation & Transactional Banking, Raja Teh ...

Toyota 'certain' of selling 100000 vehicles in 2014

The Malaysian Reserve - ‎6 hours ago‎
Toyota distributor UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd is confident of selling more than 100,000 vehicles this year, beating its 2014 target of 98,000 vehicles.
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Motion picture giant struck by cyber attack

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
London: Sony Pictures Entertainment, the motion pictures giant, has been struck by a large scale cyber attack. The computer systems of the company were shut down in New York City, Culver City, CA and overseas offices by a cyber intrusion on Monday, ...
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Italian sides in good shape in Europa League

USA TODAY - ‎6 minutes ago‎
MANCHESTER, England (AP) - While Italian teams struggle to advance in the Champions League, Serie A could have a clean sweep of representatives in the knockout stage of the Europa League after the fifth round of group games.
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Phillip Hughes episode is an eye opener: Dr Chandran

Business Standard - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Noted sports medicine doctor P S M Chandran today lauded the efforts of the medical team at SCG in facilitating Phillip Hughes' prompt transfer to the hospital after he suffered a blow to his head, and said it should act as an eye opener for Indian sports ...
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11 things you need to know ahead of Arsenal vs Borussia Dortmund - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Arsenal will look to get over their weekend loss against Manchester United by ensuring their qualification to the knockout stages of the Champions League when they face Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday evening.
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Malaysia offers 30% rebate to woo global, local video productions

The Rakyat Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
A scene from the upcoming Netflix series Marco Polo, which was partly produced in Malaysia. - Pic courtesy of Netflix. BEIJING, Nov 25: International film makers who spent a minimum of RM5 million (US$1.56 million) on production cost, including post ...
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Lebanon's beloved singer Sabah dies at 87

CTV News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT - Lebanon's official news agency says beloved Lebanese singer and entertainer Sabah has died at the age of 87. The singer, whose real name is Jeanette Feghali, was famous across the Arab world for her powerful voice, musical talent and joyful ...
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Signs of End Times? Half of Americans and Majority of White Evangelical ...

Tech Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Religion, Values, and Climate Change Survey revealed that nearly half of Americans associate natural disasters with the Biblical apocalypse and 77 percent of white evangelical Protestants believe the end times has something to do with extreme weather ...
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Researchers solve mystery of why cats rule, dogs drool

Canada News - ‎2 hours ago‎
A big difference between cats and dogs is how they drink water from their bowls. Dogs slosh and spill their while while cats are very neat.
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First for ice floes being measured in the Antarctic

Western Daily Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Antarctic ice floes up to 56ft (17m) thick have been accurately measured for the first time using a submersible robot equipped with upward-looking sonar.
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Japan vows to resume Antarctic whale hunt for 'science' next year

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
TOKYO - Critics of Japan's whaling practices are guilty of “eco-imperialism” for trying to impose their beliefs on countries that hunt and eat whales, says Japan's pointman on the issue.
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Space station espresso machine a giant leap for mankind

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Perhaps one of the last barriers to the human conquest of space has been removed - a space-rated espresso machine has now been delivered to the International Space Station (ISS).
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Vietnam's sky-high abortion rates

The Straits Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Farmer Nguyen Van Thao with ceramic boxes used to bury foetuses at a Catholic cemetery outside Hanoi. As many as 40 per cent of pregnancies in the country end in abortion, says one report.

Malaysians high in awareness on Dengue but poor attitudes remain, says ...

The Sun Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have great knowledge on the cause of dengue fever but it was not translated into a change for cleaner lifestyle, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.
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