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Singapore court revokes bail decision for ex-BSI wealth manager

Malay Mail Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
An employee enters the reception area of Swiss bank BSI's office in Singapore May 24, 2016. - Reuters picSINGAPORE, May 27 - A former wealth manager of troubled Swiss private bank BSI was denied bail by the Singapore High Court today and will ...
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Europe steps up North Korea sanctions with oil, finance bans

The Star Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union stepped up its sanctions on North Korea on Friday with near-blanket trade and travel bans after Pyongyang's latest nuclear test and rocket launch, a move going beyond new U.N.
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Israeli minister quits 'extremist government'

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Israeli environment minister Avi Gabbay announced his resignation on May 27, saying the appointment of a hardline nationalist as defense minister had created an “extremist government.
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Zika scare means Olympics Games should not be held in Rio, 150 top medical experts say

The Independent - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The Summer Olympic Games set to open in August in Rio de Janeiro should be moved elsewhere or at least postponed because of the Zika virus, 150 of the world's top doctors, researchers and medical ethicists have demanded in a letter to the World Health ...
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Najib: Bank Negara has lodged police report against WSJ

Malay Mail Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Razak says Bank Negara Malaysia has lodged a police report against the Wall Street Journal. - Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, May 27 ― Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim lodged a ...

Pas Unveils Perak Muslimat Chief As Kuala Kangsar By-Election Candidate - ‎3 hours ago‎
KUALA KANGSAR: Perak Pas Muslimat chief Dr Najihatusalehah Ahmad has been chosen to represent the party in the Kuala Kangsar by-election.
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Duterte-led Philippines stakes new claim on Sabah

The Borneo Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
KUCHING: Newly-elected Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday that his government would stake a new claim on Sabah. He was reported by several Philippine dailies announcing at a press conference in Davao City that Sabah is a Sulu ...
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'She's not my ex-girlfriend, for god's sake!' says Alvin Tan

Free Malaysia Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
Controversial sex blogger, who has fled to the US after skipping bail, reacts to Facebook users who shared news with him of Vivian Lee's six-month jail sentence for sedition.
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Australia wants Canada to take in refugees held in detention centres on South Pacific islands

National Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Ottawa - Canada is being called upon to help Australia deal with more than 2,000 asylum seekers being detained for years in miserable conditions on remote South Pacific islands.

Change or continuity?

Manila Bulletin - ‎May 25, 2016‎
General Santos City - The Far South is the “New North” as all roads lead to Southern Mindanao. Its multi-regional center, Davao City, has emerged as the nation's new seat of power because its mayor, Rodrigo Duterte, will be the Philippine President ...
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Fewer families see themselves poor

Philippine Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
The poll, taken from March 30 to April 2, found 46 percent of respondents or about 10.5 million families rating themselves poor, an improvement from 50 percent or 11.2 million families in December 2015.
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Indonesia will now chemically castrate child sex offenders - ‎3 hours ago‎
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo issued a regulation Wednesday that provides tougher penalties for child rapists, including chemical castration and the death penalty.
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No new signal has been received from EgyptAir jet since day of crash - sources

The Star Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
CAIRO/PARIS (Reuters) - No new radio signal has been received from an EgyptAir jet since the day it crashed in the Mediterranean last week, sources close to the investigation said on Friday.
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Maybank's quarterly profit falls 16pc on higher provisions

Malay Mail Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Maybank's net profit for the three months to March 31 fell to RM1.43 billion from 1.7 billion ringgit in the year-ago period. - Picture by Yusof Mat Isa SINGAPORE, May 27 - Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) , Malaysia's largest lender by assets, posted a ...
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WSJ publishes letter 'confirming' Jho Low-owned Good Star

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎14 hours ago‎
US financial daily The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) claims that Bank Negara Malaysia wrote a letter confirming that Good Star Limited was owned by tycoon Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low.
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Give quick report on KLIA aerotrain breakdown, Liow tells MAHB

Malay Mail Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai wants MAHB to give a quick report on the KLIA aerotrain service breakdown this morning. - Reuters picPUTRAJAYA, May 27 ― Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said he has asked Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad ...
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AirAsia closes at highest since March 2015, AmBank rebounds

The Star Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
However, the broader market was mixed despite a late push of KLCI stocks by local funds while the ringgit weakened against most currencies except the pound sterling.
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2017 Mercedes E-Class release date: New E-Class to raise the bar in self-drive motoring, roll out Q3 this year

ChristianToday - ‎4 hours ago‎
It is said that the new 2017 E-Class lineup of Mercedes-Benz will redefine motoring when it appears in showrooms later this year. In its first test drive of the new car, AutoBlog reports that one of the most noted features - and maybe its best-selling ...
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Woman in China uses Range Rover to play real-life bumper cars with Jaguar (VIDEO)

Malay Mail Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
A woman in a Range Rover Evoque pounded into a Jaguar in the Chinese city of Xiamen after the Jag's driver blocked the SUV. - Screen grab from YouTubeXIAMEN, May 27 - A woman in the Chinese city of Xiamen was caught on camera ramming a ...
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2017 Ford Ranger Takes On Honda Ridgeline In Fight Of Dreams - ‎6 hours ago‎
There are many people who want to see the Honda Ridgeline doing battle on the roads with the 2017 Ford Ranger over in the US. But is this just a dream or could it become a reality?

Malaysia look to return to winning ways against Myanmar

New Straits Times Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: National coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee is looking to end a run of four matches without a win when Malaysia face Myanmar in a friendly international in Yangon on Saturday.

Champagne silence on sparkling Monaco podium

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One, fast cars and fizz make an alluring combination at the Monaco Grand Prix but the drawn-out shout of 'Champaaaagne' will be absent when the corks pop on the podium after this year's race.
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Harith and Tony put a price tag on everything in funny ad

Free Malaysia Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
Comedian and AirAsia boss spar over charging each other for services in funny advertisement for premiere of talk show "Obviously Harith Iskander.
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The problem with our child marriage laws*

Trinidad & Tobago Express - ‎21 hours ago‎
The law relating to child marriage in Trinidad and Tobago is in a state of disharmony. When one scrutinises the areas of dissonance, issues of gender, discrimination and religious freedom glare back.
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2 Carolinas beaches make Dr. Beach's list of tops in America

Charlotte Observer - ‎2 hours ago‎
This undated photo provided by the Kiawah Island Golf Resort shows sunrise as seen from Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
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DNA from ancient Phoenician stuns scientists

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A study of the first DNA obtained from an ancient Phoenician reveals that the man had European ancestry. The research team, which was co-led by Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith of the University of Otago in New Zealand, sequenced the first complete ...
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Does feeding cattle antibiotics contribute to global warming?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Antibiotics, which are now frequently put in livestock food to speed up their growth, may cause increased methane production in cattle manure, according to a study.
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World's brightest laser blows up water? Bring it on! (VIDEO)

Malay Mail Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES, May 27 - Scientists have recorded the first-ever microscopic movies of water being vaporised by the world's brightest X-ray laser.
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Namibia: Quit Smoking, Say No to Tobacco - ‎6 hours ago‎
World No Tobacco Day will be held on 31 May and smokers have been encouraged not to smoke for the day. In commemoration of the day Cancer Association of Namibia, (CAN) will have e-campaigning and media interviews, while the Ministry of Health and ...
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Malaysian teenager lived with unborn twin inside him for 15 years

Metro - ‎5 hours ago‎
A teenager who complained of stomach pain has undergone surgery after doctors discovered the foetus of his unborn twin inside him.
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Here's Why Doctors Are So Worried About the New Superbug - ‎2 hours ago‎
A much-feared superbug gene has been found for the first time in the United States, and it has health officials very worried. The gene, called mcr-1, was found in a woman from Pennsylvania who had a bad infection last month.

Cupping is not alternative to vaccine, warns MoH

New Straits Times Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The practice of cupping should not be made as an alternative for vaccine intake among infants and children, said Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.