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Budget 2017: As expected, a budget full of goodies

Free Malaysia Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prime Minister Najib Razak makes his eighth National Budget speech in Parliament announcing a total budget allocation of RM260.8 billion.
IDEAS: BR1M annual hike may result in 'permanent entitlement'
RM60m allocation for taxi industry
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IS attacks Iraq city of Kirkuk, power plant amid Mosul fight

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
KIRKUK, Iraq -- Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday, in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive ...

ASIA CREDIT CLOSE-Markets stay quiet as Hong Kong shutters down

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE, Oct 21 (IFR) - Asian credit markets were lacklustre after Typhoon Haima hit Hong Kong and businesses including the stock exchange were shut for the entire day.
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Lawyer and companion charged with meth, cannabis possession

New Straits Times Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
SEREMBAN: A lawyer and his female companion were charged at the magistrate's court here today for two counts of drug trafficking.
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Three technicians nabbed in Sabah Water Department graft scandal

Malay Mail Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some of the suspects who were remanded are pictured at the Kota Kinabalu magistrate court building. - Picture courtesy of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption CommissionKOTA KINABALU, Oct 21 - Three more Sabah Water Department employees were ...
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Subramaniam refutes IGP's account of events leading to doctor's assault

Malay Mail Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Dr Subramaniam said the police should have taken steps to verify the identity of the doctor. - Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 - The Health Ministry and police are giving conflicting accounts of the recent raid against suspected robbers at Serdang ...
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IGP: No plans to arrest 'snake pit' videographer

Malay Mail Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Perak Civil Defence Force personnel clear the muddy pit, which pupils of SK Beluru were forced to wade through with a blood python in it.
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Typhoon Haima lashes China; death toll up in Philippines

Bonner County Daily Bee - ‎47 minutes ago‎
A man braves the wind on the waterfront of Victoria Habour as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Typhoon Haima churned toward southern China on Friday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, ...
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A Tattoo for the King

The Atlantic - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the waiting room of the Sak Lai tattoo studio in central Bangkok, the owner, who goes by the name Leck New York, showed me his latest design: the numeral “9,” sketched in Thai several times on drafting paper.
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Thai Junta Orders Ousted Leader Yingluck to Pay $1 Billion in Damages

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
BANGKOK—Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday said the junta that overthrew her government had ordered her to pay nearly $1 billion in civil damages over a botched rice-subsidy program.
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Google backs Pink Dot SG despite government directive that foreign companies need a permit to sponsor annual LGBT ...

Mumbrella Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google is to go ahead with its backing of Pink Dot SG despite a Singapore government directive issued today that international companies need a permit to sponsor the annual LGBT rally at Speaker's Corner.
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Truce holds in Aleppo but UN delays evacuations

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The UN said Friday that security concerns had forced it to delay planned evacuations from Syria's Aleppo, despite a truce that was largely holding for a second day in the ravaged city.
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Japan earthquake: 6.2 magnitude quake hits Japan

The Independent - ‎8 minutes ago‎
A powerful earthquake with a suspected magnitude of 6.6 has shaken western Japan, injuring seven people -– one seriously. The Meteorological Agency said the earthquake occurred Friday at 2:10 p.m.
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Russia makes show of naval strength on the English Channel on the way to Syria

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 minutes ago‎
London: Russia's show of naval strength in the English Channel may have backfired, with black smoke belching from the country's recently-refitted aircraft carrier hinting at engine troubles, a military analyst says.
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BUDGET 2017 COMMENT Public Bank Bhd Founder and Chairman Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr Teh Hong Piow

The Sun Daily - ‎47 minutes ago‎
We view positively the government's commitment to address the nation's fiscal challenges. Budget 2017 affirms the ongoing fiscal reforms.
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PM's aides furious after denied entry into Dewan Rakyat

Free Malaysia Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: There was a brief commotion at Parliament, just before the Budget 2017 speech today, after several senior officials from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) were denied entry into the Dewan Rakyat.
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What BR1M did for Malaysians and the economy

Malay Mail Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
It is unknown how long the BR1M policy would continue, as the Barisan Nasional's election manifesto in 2013 had only set targets for the handout amount until 2018.
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Bursa Malaysia bucks regional trend for small gain at mid-afternoon

Malay Mail Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 - Bursa Malaysia bucked the regional trend to end higher at mid-afternoon today, lifted by selected heavyweigths and amid a weaker global oil prices, a dealer said.
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Deep dive: The Apple Watch Series 2 delivers on last year's promise

Computerworld - ‎2 hours ago‎
When Apple jumped into the wearables market last year with the first Apple Watch, it delivered a device that offered a lot of promise, while at the same confusing and confounding many early adopters.
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Nintendo Switch is the spiritual successor to the Nvidia SHIELD

TechCrunch - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Nintendo has revealed its new console, the Switch (which was codenamed the NX prior to its public debut). The thing that makes Switch different from any other console out there by a major game maker is its ability to quickly transition from home ...
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Living Legend Chong Wei Gets His Own Movie, To Be Released In 2018 - ‎8 hours ago‎
All world legendary figures deserve a great deal of recognition, just as well as a movie made in honour of their blood, sweat and tears.

Jayaram, Prannoy through to Round 2

Times of India - ‎Oct 19, 2016‎
HYDERABAD: The Indian campaign started on a disastrous note when former national champion Sai Praneeth went down to Tanong Saensomboonsuk of Thailand 17-21, 21-19, 15-21.
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Football: Mata may turn into Mourinho's 'Special Juan' after all

Times of Oman - ‎1 hour ago‎
London: When Jose Mourinho was appointed Manchester United manager in the close season, Spain playmaker Juan Mata could have been forgiven for being less than enthused.
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Asian Hockey Champions Trophy: Defending champions Pakistan off to losing start

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pakistan skipper Fareed Ahmed admitted they were unable to come to terms with a four-minute salvo that saw Malaysia equalise and then retake the lead in a closely fought clash.
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Singapore/KL version of The Voice to air in 2017

AsiaOne - ‎10 hours ago‎
Singapore's Nathan Hartono performing at the Sing! China final held at Beijing's National Stadium on October 7, 2016. Photo: Weibo.
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Heart skips a Beethoven: The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra honours a classical music giant

New Straits Times Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
BE spellbound by the splendour of classical music when the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra performs gems composed by classical music maestro Beethoven today and tomorrow at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas in Kuala Lumpur.
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X Japan superstar looks at what could have been

The Sun Daily - ‎7 hours ago‎
This file photo taken on Jan 12, 2013 shows Yoshiki poses on arrival for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Los Angeles Awards Season Tea Party on Jan 12, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Singapore directors to appeal Malaysian ban of their film Fundamentally Happy

Channel NewsAsia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Filmmakers Tan Bee Thiam and Lei Yuan Bin tells Channel NewsAsia's Genevieve Loh they will be appealing the ban. By Genevieve Sarah Loh; Posted 21 Oct 2016 19:09; Updated 21 Oct 2016 19:18.
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We are eating the world's wild mammals to extinction

Quartz - ‎1 hour ago‎
You're probably aware of the deplorable trade in wildlife that's driving many mammal species to extinction. Rhino horns for Chinese traditional medicine, elephant ivory for ornaments, or monkeys as exotic pets.
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Researchers are building a new robot to help protect the Great Barrier Reef

ScienceAlert - ‎9 hours ago‎
But it's not dead yet, and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation is hoping to monitor and assist the reef's recovery with a new 'robo reef protector', which it's dubbed RangerBot.
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NGOs call for whaling moratorium to become permanent as IWC meets

RFI - ‎5 hours ago‎
As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) began its biennial meeting on Thursday, conservationists said its temporary ban on commercial whaling has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of whales.
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University criticised after offering young people £400 to be filmed having sex - ‎3 hours ago‎
A University has come under fire after it offered to pay young couples to be filmed having sex. Coventry University is looking to pay £400 to three couples aged between 18 and 25 to have sex on camera in order to promote the message that using a condom ...
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Yves Behar partners with 'Happiest Baby' author on smart cradle (VIDEO)

Malay Mail Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
The minimalist, wood-panelled design features sides made of breathable mesh that allow for visibility. - Picture courtesy of SnooNEW YORK, Oct 21 - Industrial designer Yves Béhar has joined forces with paediatrician and author Harvey Karp and a team ...

Allow yourselves to be commanded by God, Pope tells Augustinian Recollects

Catholic Culture - ‎1 hour ago‎
Leaders of the Order of Augustinian Recollects met with Pope Francis on October 20 and listened to him reflect on a prayer of St. Augustine: “All my hope lies in Your great mercy.