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Najib sets tongues wagging after meet with Umno's top three

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak has triggered speculation following a photo last night of him looking jovial while having a meeting with three top Umno leaders. The trio were current acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, Najib's ... Read more

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'Now is the time' to make football more popular in Philippines, says coach Sven

Riding the momentum of a historic run to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, Philippine football must like its chances nowadays winning the hearts and minds of fans indifferent to the most popular sport on the planet. The local game is light years away from ... Read more

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A Buddhist Monk Has Been Arrested For Sexually Assaulting His Students In Segamat

A 54-year-old Buddhist monk from Segamat, Johor, was arrested earlier today, 16 January, after two of his students lodged police reports against him for sexual assault. Image from China Press. Image via China Press · Sin Chew Daily reported that two ... Read more

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'Mbappe can be the new Pele'

Brazil great Pele has tipped Kylian Mbappe to match his legendary achievements. Pele, revered as one of the greatest players of all time, won the World Cup three times as well as guiding Santos to six Brazilian league titles and two Copa Libertadores. Read more

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Allegri: Supercoppa clash practice for Champions League knockouts

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri believes their Supercoppa Italiana clash with AC Milan will serve as practice for the knockout rounds of the Champions League as they bid to avoid a repeat of recent disappointment in the annual showpiece. Read more

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Brexit, El Chapo, Nairobi: Your Wednesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning,. We start with the fallout from the Brexit deal's defeat in Parliament, the shutdown's effect on federal workers' finances, and an update from El Chapo's trial. Read more

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Australian Open 2019: Jamie Murray hopes operation will improve brother Andy's ...

Jamie Murray is uncertain what the future might hold for his brother Andy but is hoping that if he has further surgery on his injured right hip it will improve his quality of life. “I just hope that, whatever happens, he can get back to just regular ... Read more

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You can now pre-order Honor View20 sporting 48MP camera

(MENAFN - NewsBytes). You can now pre-order Honor View20 sporting 48MP camera 15 Jan 2019. Honor View 20, set to launch in India on January 29, is now available for pre-ordering. While Honor India e-store has been accepting pre-bookings for some ... Read more

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MH370 riddle – Fisherman claims he watched jet crash and recorded the EXACT ...

AN Indonesian fisherman claims he saw missing flight MH370 falling into the sea “like a broken kite” while insisting he recorded the exact location of the crash. The Malaysian Airlines flight vanished on March 8, 2014, after taking off from Kuala ... Read more

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ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 Opens

The 38th ASEAN Tourism Forum - ATF officially kick-started on Jan. 14 in Ha Long, Viet Nam, with official meetings by NTO and ministerial delegates in full swing. Some 1,500 delegates are expected to participate in over 100 meetings, business ... Read more

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Kenya declares hotel siege over with all attackers killed, final toll at 14

NAIROBI — In a morning address to the nation on Wednesday, Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, declared the end of a 19-hour terror attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex. He said 14 civilians had been killed, as well as all the attackers, and ... Read more

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Terengganu medical student pleads not guilty to pimping

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 16 — A final year medical student of a public university here pleaded not guilty in the Terengganu Shariah High Court here today to a charge of “muncikari” (pimping). Read more

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Airline cabin crew member arrested in Aus drug bust

An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14kg of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authorities said on Wednesday. A police spokesman confirmed media reports that ... Read more

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Pompeo on tour: What the US secretary of state pledged during his Middle East trip

Mike Pompeo has left the Middle East after a seven-day tour that saw the US Secretary of State repeatedly attack Iran and denounce Obama-era policies, all while attempting to reassure Washington's regional allies over Donald Trump's decision to ... Read more

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Stepping out fearless: Kinnar Akhara takes first Kumbh Mela dip

For decades Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has fought India's conservative laws and beliefs to put her transgender community on a par with the rest of society, and now she has notched up a new milestone. Dozens of other resplendent "Kinnars" splashed in the ... Read more

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Sharapova vs Peterson Australian Open Preview, Predictions and Live Streaming ...

Maria Sharapova vs Rebecca Peterson Australian Open tennis is live from Melbourne on Wednesday, 16 January from 9:00pm local time/ 10:00am GMT; Sharapova and Peterson meet for the first time on Wednesday. 17 shares; Share · Tweet; Email; Share ... Read more

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Penang water tariff rate hike to help reduce water consumption, says water ...

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 — The proposed water tariff rate hike is part of the Penang government's effort to reduce the state's high consumption rate after years of pressure from Putrajaya, Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) chief executive officer ... Read more

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Malaysia to not host any more events involving Israel

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says move reflects 'government's firm stance over the Israeli issue'. 7 hours ago. whatsapp. Saifuddin Abdullah said the cabinet has decided that no Israeli delegates can enter Malaysia for sporting or other events ... Read more

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Sugar Land Islamic State group member speaks from Syria

SUGAR LAND, Texas - The Houstonian who applied for a job with the Islamic State group and was captured in Syria recently spoke about his experience in an exclusive interview with NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel. Read more

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HK Actor Chapman To Was Craving for Fried Chicken From Ipoh So He Flew to M ...

How far are you willing to travel to satisfy your food cravings? For Hong Kong director and actor, Chapman To, he is willing to fly over 2,000 kilometres! Well, that's what he really did recently as he was willing to take a flight to Malaysia just so ... Read more

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Lakers News: Tyson Chandler, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Could Start Amid Struggles

The Los Angeles Lakers, who have lost seven of their last 10 games, are shaking up their starting lineup. Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the plan is for shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to take over for Josh Hart and Tyson ... Read more

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Andy Murray attacks tennis chiefs over lack of participation in the sport

Andy Murray believes that the British tennis authorities have failed to capitalise on his achievements. The three-times grand-slam champion is concerned about a decrease in participation numbers and said that it was “madness” that so few indoor courts ... Read more

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Chelsea transfer target Gonzalo Higuain flattens Gennaro Gattuso in AC Milan ...

Chelsea transfer target Gonzalo Higuain has risked the wrath of the famously fiery Gennaro Gattuso by sliding right through him during an AC Milan training session. Higuain, who is reportedly being trailed by Chelsea as they look to replace the ... Read more

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Honda HR-V hybrid, HR-V RS enter Malaysian market

HONDA Malaysia today surprised the market with the latest addition to the company's hybrid line-up – the HR-V Sport Hybrid i-DCD. The new model creates another milestone for Honda in Malaysia as the only country outside Japan to introduce the ... Read more