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New A-G denies existence of charge sheets against Najib

Astro Awani - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apandi said allegations by foreign national Clare Rewcastle Brown in political blog Sarawak Report were false. - File pic. KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed Attorney-General Tan Sri Apandi Ali has denied the existence of purported draft of charge sheets ...
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TMJ: Should we continue to support the corrupt?

Sin Chew Jit Poh - ‎50 minutes ago‎
"Should we continue to throw our support behind those who we know are corrupt that just shows how low and undignified we are?
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Police to quiz Aziz Bari over sedition today

Free Malaysia Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Constitutional law expert gets a call from police yesterday soon after he announces joining DAP at a media conference. Abdul-Aziz-Bari_polis_600.
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Shahbudin: 'Why wait Najib? Swear on the Quran on RM2.6b'

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the Altantuya case, Najib was willing to swear on the Quran, but not on the RM2.6 billion scandal. najib,swear. KUALA LUMPUR: A political analyst has pointed out that if Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, in shades of Altantuya, goes to the nearest ...
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Historic win for Pandelela in World Aquatics Championships

New Straits Times Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Diver Pandelela Rinong etched her name in history books by becoming the first Malaysian to finish on the podium in an individual event in the World Aquatics Championships.
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'It is too early to conclude,' says Jailani Johari

New Straits Times Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: It is still too early to conclude that the debris found on an island in the Indian Ocean was from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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Nur Jazlan denies 'selling out' by accepting deputy ministership

Malay Mail Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed says the PAC has been functioning even decades before he stepped in, and will continue to do so without him under a new chairman.
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Inaccurate accounts of fire spread on social media: Malaysia's IGP

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
"I saw many incorrect reports on the fire disseminated widely on social media ... I feel this should not have happened," said Malaysia's Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar on the fire at the 10th floor of Menara Dua of the Police Headquarters ...
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STB suspends A D Travel from travel agent activities

TODAYonline - ‎12 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has suspended travel agency A D Travel from conducting travel agent activities, with effect from today (July 30), until further notice.
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China likely to reclaim Panatag Shoal, says Carpio

Philippine Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Map from the Center for Strategic and International Studies shows some disputed isles in the South China Sea. CSIS/AMTI. MANILA, Philippines - China may also reclaim the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off Zambales to control the resources in the South ...
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Growing protectionism hurting Indonesia: Study

The Straits Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Indonesia president Joko Widodo gives a keynote speech at the Singapore-Indonesia Business Dialogue on July 28, 2015. ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM.
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Zaldy Ampatuan dismissed for lying on assets in SALN

Inquirer.net - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Office of the Ombudsman has finally let the axe fall on former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan, but not because of his alleged involvement in the grisly murders of 58 people in Maguindanao in November 2009.
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Taliban leader Omar's tale reflects clashing agendas

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
In early 2011, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta confronted the president of Pakistan with a disturbing piece of intelligence. The spy agency had learned that Mohammad Omar, the Taliban leader who had become one of the world's most wanted fugitives after ...
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Landslides in Western Nepal Leave at Least 33 Dead

New York Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Landslides set off by heavy rain struck several villages in Kaski, a popular tourist area in western Nepal, killing at least 33 people, a senior local official said on Thursday.
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Tenaga's 9 month core earnings above expectations

The Star Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research described Tenaga Nasional's core net profit for the nine months ended May 31, 2015 as above expectations, coming in at 83% of its full-year forecast and 80% of consensus.
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KAF surges on takeover plan

The Star Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of KAF-Seagroatt & Campbell Bhd (KAFSC) jumped in early Friday trade and surged to a high of RM2.62 following a takeover plan at RM2.70 a share.
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Bank Negara discouraging forex traders from transactions that would weaken the ...

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR ONLINE/ASIA NEW NETWORK): As the downward pressure on the ringgit mounts, Bank Negara has adopted gentle suasion methods to stem the decline.

Ringgit unchanged in early session

The Sun Daily - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened flat against the US dollar in early trade today as investors remained on the sidelines on lack of fresh catalysts.
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Google adds new beta test options for Android developers

ZDNet - ‎8 hours ago‎
Now that Google is de-coupling its Google+ product from other services, it needs to find new ways for developers to get beta software out to testers.
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Facebook Prepares to Test Giant Internet-Beaming Drone

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Facebook on Thursday said it is ready to begin test flights of a high-altitude drone designed to provide Internet access to remote locations of the world.
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BMW i3 owners in the Bay Area are getting $1000 not to charge at peak hours

The Verge - ‎8 hours ago‎
Up to 100 BMW i3 owners in the San Francisco area are being offered $1,000 to hold off on charging during hours when the electricity grid is stressed the most.

Weekly promo events to boost Terengganu tourism

New Straits Times Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
KUALA TERENGGANU; Plans are afoot to have weekly promotional events around the city, especially at the scenic beach stretch in Batu Burok, to boost tourism in the state.
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Olympics--Almaty urges IOC to 'show faith' in developing nations

Reuters - ‎46 minutes ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 Organisers of Almaty's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics made an impassioned plea to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday, urging members to resist the temptation of choosing their bigger rival Beijing.
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KL City Grand Prix: Check traffic diversion route during event

New Straits Times Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: A traffic information centre for the KL City Grand Prix which will be held between Aug 7 and 9 has been set up. Event organiser GT Global Race (M) Sdn Bhd said the public can call the 24-hour dedicated traffic information centre at 019 ...

Montauk and Edinburgh are most expensive US and UK travel destinations

Free Malaysia Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
A new survey of the most expensive travel destinations in the US this summer shows that tourists will be shelling out the most for their accommodations in quaint, scenic retreats across New England and New York State.
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Tom Cruise battles evil Syndicate in latest 'Mission'

Boston Herald - ‎53 minutes ago‎
With the franchise in its fifth chapter, Tom Cruise's “Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation” rates as a James Bond wannabe. Interspersed with spectacular action sequences and exotic locations are a beautiful if deadly female agent, a semi-comprehensible ...

A nightingale's gift of life for five

The Star Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
GEORGE TOWN: Teenager Carmen Mark may have passed away but she continues to live on - in her boyfriend's heart as well as through five people who received her donated organs.
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Three more 'Game of Thrones' seasons likely, HBO says

Financial Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
HBO's most-watched series, the medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," will likely continue through three more seasons, a network executive said on Thursday, as he defended the show's gritty violence.
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Pygmy growth patterns reveal answers about human evolution: study

CTV News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Paris, France - The pygmies of West Africa evolved their short stature independently, and very differently, from their cousins in East Africa, French researchers said Tuesday.

Astronomers find star with three super-earths

DAWN.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
PARIS: Astronomers said on Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star - one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.
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[WITH VID] The Truth Is Out There? Mysterious Sky Lights Prompt UFO Claims

malaysiandigest.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
A SWARM of mysterious lights has appeared in Japan, prompting fresh claims aliens have visited earth. The lights were spotted flying above Japan's port city of Osaka, triggering speculation they were UFOs.
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Dazzling lead up to July's 'once in a blue moon' moon

The Age - ‎1 hour ago‎
A blue moon, thick and full, illuminated the sky above Melbourne on Thursday night and brought social media snappers out in droves.
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Cigarettes price to increase from RM7 to RM9 next month, says health minister

Malay Mail Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
The minimum retail price of cigarettes will be increased from RM7 to RM9 from Aug 1. - File picKUALA LUMPUR, July 30 - The minimum price of cigarettes will be increased from RM7 to RM9 with effect from August 1, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.
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Research suggests gestational diabetes preventable

The Malaysian Insider - ‎57 minutes ago‎
A simple lifestyle change could reduce your risk for gestational diabetes, according to a new study. - AFP/Relaxnews, July 31, 2015.
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Telemedicine can widen access to depression therapy for seniors

The Star Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Accessible therapy: Seniors who suffer from depression have been found to benefit from talk therapy via two-way video calls, especially those who also face mobility issues, say researchers.
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HIV status, knowledge low among heterosexual South African couples

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
(Reuters Health) - Less than half of men in a high-risk South African township knew whether their partners had ever been tested for HIV, and women weren't much more informed, according to a survey of heterosexual couples.
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