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Johor MB dashes Najib's hope to crush rebellion

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak may have hoped to quickly quell any unhappiness in Umno, particularly in Johor, over the ouster of Muhyiddin Yassin as deputy prime minister but the task may now be more challenging than expected.
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Altaf's 'loose talk' worsens situation: Nisar

DAWN.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
"The frequent worsening of the situaion (in Karachi) is not because of the government's performance nor rangers or army, it is because of Altaf Hussain's loose talk," the federal interior minister told reporters while addressing a press conference in ...
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Sir Edward Heath: The Filipino brothel keeper who sparked child sex abuse inquiry

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The woman at the centre of the Sir Edward Heath child abuse storm can be revealed as a Filipino prostitute, who ran a brothel just a mile from the late Prime Minister's former home in Salisbury.
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11 killed in Thane building collapse

The Hindu - ‎11 hours ago‎
12 people were killed and seven others injured when a 50-year-old three-storey building collapsed in B Cabin area in Mumbai's twin suburb of Thane in early hours of Tuesday.
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Obama takes on the states over climate change

Financial Times - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The Obama administration has vowed to override states that refuse to accept its new climate goals by mandating how they should achieve emissions cuts, a further incitement to state governments that say their rights are being trampled.
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Isis 'price list' for child slaves confirmed as genuine by UN official Zainab ...

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
The list surfaced online in November last year, and has now been confirmed as genuine Open Gallery 1 The list surfaced online in November last year, and has now been confirmed as genuine.
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'Trivial questions on RM2.6b will not be entertained'

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Trivial questions on the RM2.6 billion deposited into the personal accounts of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak will not be entertained, said BN strategic communication director Abdul Rahman Dahlan.
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Malaysia's new VEP fee discriminates against Singapore vehicles: Transport ...

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Such costs and inconveniences could discourage Singaporeans from going to Malaysia, in particular Johor, for leisure purposes such as shopping, entertainment, sight-seeing, holiday," the Transport Ministry says.
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Religious speaker charged with supporting terrorism

New Straits Times Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: A freelance religious speaker claimed trial at the Ampang magistrate's court here today to supporting "violent acts" which involves the use of weapons intended to threaten the people in Syria last year.
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25 passengers rescued after speedboat stranded off Pulau Papan

The Sun Daily - ‎2 hours ago‎
LABUAN: A speed boat ferrying 25 passengers enroute here from Sipitang, Sabah almost sank after it struck a floating driftwood, two nautical miles off Pulau Papan this afternoon.
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Brussels seals trade accord with Vietnam

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The EU concluded a major trade agreement with Vietnam on Tuesday, opening up one of Asia's fastest-growing economies and a consumer market of more than 90m people to European companies.
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NPC prexy says Mar the weaker candidate

ABS CBN News - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANILA - For the president of the country's 2nd largest party, Liberal Party standard bearer Mar Roxas is the weaker candidate, which is why he's the Nationalist People's Coalition's (NPC) second choice for the 2016 presidential election.

CA summons Trillanes over bribery allegations

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎1 hour ago‎
SENATOR Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV has been ordered to appear before the Court of Appeals (CA), after he accused two justices of being bribed to issue rulings in favor of Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” S. Binay, Jr.
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Yemen war: Does capture of air base mark a turning point?

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The retaking of a key air base to the north of the southern city of Aden is a major strategic victory for the Yemeni government in its fight against the Houthi-led insurgency.
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Report: Turkish Jets Attack PKK Targets in Southeast Turkey

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish warplanes pounded suspected Kurdish rebel targets in southeast Turkey on Tuesday in retaliation to a rebel mortar attack at a military base which wounded a 6-year-old girl, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
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Corruption Case Against Julius Malema, South African Opposition Leader, Is ...

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - A South African court dismissed a long-running corruption case against the opposition leader Julius Malema on Tuesday, handing a victory to one of President Jacob G. Zuma's most strident critics.
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Huntress posts pictures of her kills online

The Indian Express - ‎11 hours ago‎
Sabrina Corgatelli, an accountant from Idaho State University, knows exactly where she stands on the Cecil the Lion controversy, and she doesn't care what her 'haters' think.
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Ringgit ends lower against US dollar

The Sun Daily - ‎4 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended 0.4% lower against the US dollar on bearish demand for the local note and capped by falling commodity prices.
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Malaysia not heading for recession, MIER chief says

Malay Mail Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
Economist Prof Emeritus Zakariah Abdul Rashid says the country is not heading for economic recession as it still has strong economic fundamentals.
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Flight 370 'social media hype' hurting Malaysian Airlines demand

Chicago Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
SYDNEY - Media coverage of the search for missing Flight 370 is hurting ticket sales at Malaysia Airlines, Chief Executive Officer Christoph Mueller said.
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F&N's 3Q earnings up 37% on higher sales of soft drinks, dairies

The Edge Markets - ‎3 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 4): Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) saw its third quarter ended June 30, 2015 (3QFY15) net profit rise 37.35% to RM82.93 million, from RM60.38 million a year ago, mainly driven by higher soft drinks and Thailand dairies' sales.
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ETCM Records 8.5 Per Cent Growth In First Half Of 2015

Bernama - ‎3 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 (Bernama) -- Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM), the distributor of Nissan brand in Malaysia, has registered an 8.5 per cent growth in sales to 23,294 units in the first half of this year, said Executive Director Datuk Dr Ang Bin ...
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U Mobile partners with ZTE to develop 5G networks

The Star Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: U Mobile Sdn Bhd has sealed a partnership with ZTE Corporation to drive the development of pre-5G and future implementation of 5G mobile network technologies locally.
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Next-Gen Lotus Elise to Arrive in the U.S.

GTspirit - ‎1 hour ago‎
As part of the Lotus relaunch in the United States, it has been confirmed that the ever-popular Elise will again be offered on the other side of the Atlantic.
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Smart gadgets from guns to cars ripe for hacking

The Star Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
Push and pull: While protecting gadgets in the Internet of Things is possible, increases the cost of smart gadgets while manufacturers prefer to keep prices as low as possible.
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Hosting The Olympics Could Be A Bad Idea – Khairy

malaysiandigest.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
At the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting in Kuala Lumpur recently, its president, Thomas Bach has not discarded the prospect of Malaysia and Singapore co-hosting the 2028 Games.
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BAM to emphasise juniors' growth

Malay Mail Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
Morten Frost (right) identified potential junior shuttlers to be groomed. - File picturePETALING JAYA, Aug 4 - Morten Frost is aware the depth of the national badminton contingent is scarce, with hardly any replacements in sight to fill in the shoes ...

Malaysian racer Jazeman needs corporate sponsors for F1 drive

The Star Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Malaysia's Jazeman Jaafar after finishing first in the Formula Renault race of the Monaco Grand Prix in May. CYBERJAYA: Jazeman Jaafar needs the financial help from the private sector to realise his Formula One dream.

Ben five-shots closer to making CIMB Classic cut

The Star Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Ben Leong's childhood dream of playing in a US PGA Tour event is just one round away. The 29-year-old is on the brink of securing his first appearance in the US$7mil (RM26.7mil) CIMB Classic after shooting a four-under 68 to take a ...

Logos Hope Returns To Penang In September

malaysiandigest.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
Logos Hope, the largest floating bookstore and library in the world, docked at the Riviera Pier in Subic Bay for a month-long stay.
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Thank the Ancient Romans for 'Street Food'

Sudan Vision - ‎6 hours ago‎
Grabbing something hot and tasty on the move? You have the ancient Romans to thank. "Street food" was their invention, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes.
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Indian rapper goes viral with toxic waste gibes at Unilever

Economic Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: An Indian rapper has gone viral with a music video calling on consumer products giant Unilever to clean up alleged toxic waste from a forested southern hill station.
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Angelina Jolie, Democracy Icon Aung San Suu Kyi Visit Female Factory Workers ...

Yibada (English Edition) - ‎9 hours ago‎
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy Angelina Jolie recently met with Myanmar's Opposition Leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
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One of the biggest mysteries in aviation history is meeting one of the world's ...

Business Insider Australia - ‎22 hours ago‎
Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes, in this picture taken July 31, 2015, on French Indian Ocean Reunion Island.
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Whale lost in Buenos Aires marina heads toward sea

Bangkok Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
BUENOS AIRES - A disoriented whale that surprised onlookers by surfacing in the middle of a bustling marina in Buenos Aires is slowly finding its way back toward the sea, officials said Tuesday.
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Russia makes renewed bid for contentious Arctic regions

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Russia has renewed its efforts to get the United Nations to recognise 1.2 million sq km (463,000 sq miles) of the Arctic shelf that it lays claim to.
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Speed of glacier retreat worldwide 'historically unprecedented', says report

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Rhone glacier, Switzerland. Sea levels are rising as a consequence of the rapid loss of glacial ice worldwide. Photograph: REX Shutterstock.
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Picky eating may signal anxiety, depression for some kids

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
Preschoolers who are extremely picky eaters may also be more prone to mental health problems, a study suggests. Children with severely selective eating habits were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression or social anxiety than kids ...
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Mum who still breastfeeds six-year-old daughter reveals: "I've been called a ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
A mum who still breastfeeds her six-year-old has spoken out about the comments she has received from critics. Maha Al Musa, 52, from Byron Bay in Australia, made headlines earlier this year after sharing on her Facebook page how she still nurses ...
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Newborn Girl Rescued From Beijing Public Toilet

Huffington Post - ‎Aug 3, 2015‎
State newspaper People's Daily reports that witnesses called officers to the toilet in the Chinese capital's Xicheng District after they heard crying.
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Donate to Charity and Skip Waiting for a Table at Restaurants with New Service

ABC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
There can be nothing worse than when you're hungry and there's a wait for a table at the restaurant you want to go to. Enter CharityWait, a new service designed to not only get you seated right away, but also feel good while doing it.
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