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UN chief says Aleppo hospital attack 'inexcusable'

Malay Mail Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
A civil defence member carries a child that survived from under the rubble at a site hit by airstrikes in the rebel held area of Old Aleppo, Syria April 28, 2016.
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North 'fails missile test again'

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
A man walks past a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean missiles at a railway station in Seoul on April 28, 2016. North Korea on April 28 tried and failed in what appeared to be its second attempt in two weeks to test a powerful, new medium ...
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Vanuatu tsunami threat over after big quake, no damage reported

Malay Mail Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
People stand outside a damaged hotel after a cyclone in Port Vila, Vanuatu March 17, 2015. Natural disasters seem part of life in the island nation with a 7.0-earthquake striking April 29, 2016.

Police: No issues staffing security for Beyonce's Fla. concert

Police News - ‎9 hours ago‎
TAMPA, Fla. - The Super Bowl halftime show performed this year by Beyonce drew the ire of cops around the country, as many in the law enforcement community saw her act - and her music video “Formation” - as anti-police.
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Xi Jinping calls for security structure that 'suits Asia'

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a new regional security cooperation structure that would "suit Asia's unique traits" and also a new crisis-control mechanism to prevent regional issues from flaring up, as he continued to advocate his "Asian ...

US puts drones over Libya

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
The US has moved surveillance drones into the skies over Libya to gather intelligence and get a better picture of what's going on in case additional military strikes against Islamic State militants are authorised.
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Opposition front unravelling as DAP, PKR cross swords

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎49 minutes ago‎
YOURSAY | 'PKR and PAS seem to share the same kind of ideology: playing out their partners.' Forget pact with PKR, Zaid to tell Kit Siang over oysters dinner.
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Kini Roundup: IGP decries death in custody findings, Bank Negara fines 1MDB

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police chief Khalid Abu Bakar argued that the ongoing murder trial of four cops for the death of N Dharmendran in police custody makes it sub judice for the Enforcement Agencies Integrity Commission (EAIC) to probe complaints related to the case, which ...
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Govt open to suggestion from businesses on foreign workers

The Sun Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (C) witnesses appointment of new president by the former president of Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA), Datuk Liaw Choon Liang (L) to Datuk Garry Chua Kah Seng (R) during the 'Council ...
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Irwan Serigar Abdullah denies WSJ's claims

Free Malaysia Today - ‎15 hours ago‎
Treasury secretary-general has denied he was ever offered the post of governor of Bank Negara Malaysia. Irwan-Siregar KUALA LUMPUR: Treasury Secretary-General Irwan Serigar Abdullah has denied The Wall Street Journal's (WSJ) multiple claims that ...
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Former BSI Singapore banker hauled to court amid 1MDB probe faces 2 more charges

AsiaOne - ‎47 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE - A former Singaporean private banker who was charged with receiving benefits from criminal conduct faces two new counts - cheating and perverting the course of justice.
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Ex-CJ Corona passes away

Philippine Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Corona succumbed to cardiac arrest at 1:48 a.m. Friday. photo. MANILA, Philippines - Former Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona on Friday morning succumbed to cardiac arrest at the age ...
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NTUC brings SMEs, professionals into fold

The Straits Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The labour movement is changing the way it recruits and provides services to its members. Currently, its members are from the 61 affiliated unions and an association of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC).
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Appeals court halts mayor's dismissal - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the Office of the Ombudsman “to cease and desist” from enforcing its decision to remove from his post Mayor Reynaldo San Pedro of San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan, because of an administrative case for ...
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China imposes controversial controls on foreign NGOs

Malay Mail Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
China's NGO law comes as President Xi Jinping (pic) oversees a crackdown on civil society. - File pic BEIJING, April 29 - China's Communist-controlled legislature passed a controversial law yesterday imposing new restrictions on foreign ...
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US urges ASEAN unity on South China Sea ruling; warns China on reputation

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
asean WASHINGTON: China risks “terrible” damage to its reputation if it ignores an impending international court ruling on the South China Sea, the United States said on Thursday, while urging Southeast Asian countries to rally behind the court decision.
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Ringgit opens higher against US dollar

The Star Online - ‎22 minutes ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today as more investors gained confidence in emerging currencies including the ringgit, dealers said.

Eco World plans share placement

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Eco World Development Group Bhd has proposed to place out 591.06 million new shares or 25% of its paid-up to raise up to RM768.3mil.

TM to unveil capex for mobility unit soon

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Budget allocation: (from left) Telekom Malaysia Bhd executive director and group chief financial officer Datuk Bazlan Osman, chairman Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob and Group CEO Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa at a briefing after the company's AGM and ...
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Misif: Unreasonable to blame local mills for steel shortage

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: It is unreasonable to blame local steel mills for the current shortage of the commodity, as it is due to factors beyond their control, said the Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation (Misif).

CM defends master plan

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE state government is surprised by the call of a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which questioned the size of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).
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Mazda reveals another crossover, promises it will support 'quests for true fulfillment'

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Mazda revealed the CX-4, another crossover, at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, but this one is intended as a potion to soothe the barren psyche of wanting millennials.
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Samsung soars on high demand for Galaxy S7

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Strong sales: A file picture shows the company's flagship store in Seoul. The mobile division is the biggest earner for the first time since the second quarter of 2014, in a sign the company has righted itself after two years of shrinking profits and ...

Candidate 'checkmated' by chess champion

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
KUCHING: Oops! An election candidate seeking to capture the Batu Lintang seat has been “checkmated” by a chess champion. But it was all in good fun as Sarawak PKR vice-chairman See Chee How played two rounds of Chinese chess at a kopitiam here.
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Nicol fails to defend world title, loses to Sherbini

Astro Awani - ‎9 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's squash queen, Datuk Nicol David's hopes to claim her ninth world championships title came to a halt after losing to world number two, Egyptian Nour El Sherbini in the quarter-finals of the 2016 NAZA PSA Women's World Squash ...
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JDT and Perak bank on home advantage in FA Cup semi-finals - ‎19 hours ago‎
JDT and Perak will have the advantage of playing at home, against Kedah and PKNS respectively, in the second leg of the FA Cup semi-finals this Saturday.
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Nauraj soars high with national record and ticket to Olympics (updated)

The Star Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: A three-month training stint in Australia has paid off handsomely for national high jumper Nauraj Singh Randhawa. The athlete from Johor, who went to Australia in January, broke the national record to emerge victorious in the Singapore ...
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Who will score in Singapore v Malaysia comedy match-up?

AsiaOne - ‎5 hours ago‎
(From left) Malaysian comedian Joanne Kam, local host Gurmit Singh as his alter ego Hero Singh and local comedian Kumar will star in Laugh Die You - The Karaoke.
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Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from a drug overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on ...

Montblanc celebrates 110 years with Villeret Tourbillon Bi-Cylindrique wristwatch

The Sun Daily - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE German luxury brand is this year celebrating its 110th anniversary with several collections of writing instruments, leather goods, men's accessories and watches.

Only One In Five European Films Made By Women Says Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pic: AFPONLY one film in five in Europe is made by a woman director, according to a new report which calls for positive discrimination to combat the imbalance.
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PayPal founder's rockets to reach Mars within two years

Irish Independent - ‎21 minutes ago‎
SpaceX plans to send an unmanned Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, the privately owned company has said, a first step in achieving founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet.
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Looking for true intelligence, study shows that slime molds can learn

ExtremeTech - ‎7 hours ago‎
Slime molds make the news sometimes. It's usually because a scientist figured out that a slime mold could solve a maze in a seemingly intentional way, or that it can grow through a space in an efficient enough pattern to make mathematicians sit up and ...
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NASA captures solar flare in mesmerising 4k video

The West Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The US space agency, NASA, has released a stunning video of a solar flare earlier this month, which was reportedly so powerful it caused radio blackouts around the world.
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Childhood Obesity Is Still Rising In The U.S.

Huffington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
(Reuters Health) - Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

Surrogate mum reveals pain in gay dads' custody case

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bangkok: It is a constant heartbreak for the surrogate mother in the “Bring Carmen Home” case, because she sees herself as the mother of a girl she has no genetic connection with and whose legal custody is in the hands of the baby's gay biological father.

Survey: Gen Y mostly not race conscious

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The survey, commissioned by the Centre for A Better Tomorrow and conducted by Anderson Market Analytics, showed that Generation Y was less race-conscious compared to the older generation.
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UK doctors urge wide promotion of e-cigs to help smokers quit

Free Malaysia Today - ‎22 hours ago‎
In a report likely to further fuel a debate over electronic cigarettes, the influential British doctors group stressed that tobacco smoking is both addictive and lethal, and concluded that e-cigarettes are "much safer than smoking". vaping-vs-smoking E-cigarettes ...