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Nine bodies of landslide victims found in Penang, efforts underway to find two others

Bloomberg Video: What to expect from Japan’s election
Kazuo Momma, Mizuho Research Institute executive economist, discusses the outlook for the Japanese election and economy with Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man on ‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.’ — Bloomberg Read More

October 22, 2017

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 22 — Nine bodies of foreign construction workers buried alive during the landslide at the affordable housing project construction site in Lengkok Lembah... Read more

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Mustafa Ali: Collaboration with Umno best alternative for PAS in GE14

October 22, 2017

KUALA TERENGGANU, Oct 22 — PAS leadership must stop paying tug of war with Umno and reassess the offer to work together with the party in the coming 14th general election (GE14), said chairman of PAS Advisory Board, Datuk Mustafa Ali. He said the collaboration with Umno, as proposed by Umno Information Chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa in early... Read more

Bystanders take pictures of the floats paraded during the Nine Emperor God festival procession in George Town October 22, 2017. — Picture by KE Ooi

Bystanders take pictures of the floats paraded during the Nine Emperor God festival procession in George Town October 22, 2017. — Picture by KE Ooi

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A howling good time at New York’s annual Halloween dog parade

A howling good time at New York’s annual Halloween dog parade

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A woman stands next to her aquarium-themed dog cart during the annual Halloween dog parade at Manhattan’s Tompkins Square Park in New York October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A howling good time at New York’s annual Halloween dog parade
Premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’

Premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’

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Producer Angelina Jolie poses at the premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’ in Los Angeles October 21, 2017. — Reuters pic 

Premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’
Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival

Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival

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People shop for vegetarian food at a market in Chinatown, Bangkok October 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival
Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai receives Lumiere Award

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai receives Lumiere Award

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Director Wong Kar-wai (3rd left) receives his Lumiere Award during a ceremony at the Lumiere 2017 Grand Lyon Film Festival in Lyon October 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai receives Lumiere Award
At the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

At the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

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Enthusiasts take part in the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk in Sherman Oaks, California October 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

At the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk
How the Adidas AM4LDN is made in London

How the Adidas AM4LDN is made in London

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A sample AM4LDN shoe is displayed, at the launch of Adidas’ new shoe line, made in a factory largely operated by robots, in London October 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

How the Adidas AM4LDN is made in London

UK police dealing with ‘ongoing incident’ at leisure complex, reports of gunman

October 22, 2017

LONDON, Oct 22 — British police said today they were dealing with an “ongoing incident” at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, telling people to avoid the area. The Warwickshire police in central England gave no further details on its Twitter feed but unconfirmed reports on social media said there was a gunman who had taken... Read more

A girl casts her father

A girl casts her father's ballot for a national election at a polling station in Tokyo October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Koeman admits Everton future uncertain

October 22, 2017

LIVERPOOL, Oct 22 — Ronald Koeman accepted he faced an uncertain future as Everton manager after a 5-2 loss at home to Arsenal today sent the Merseyside club into the bottom three of the Premier League.  A fifth defeat in nine league... Read more

Appointment of new MAS CEO draws positive response

October 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 — Malaysia Airlines Bhd has once again found itself a new commander to steer the airline towards profitability with the appointment of Captain Izham Ismail as its new Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO). Captain Izham, currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO), will assume the role of GCEO on December 1 upon the... Read more

Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders waves to employees followed by chairman of the board of Bombardier Inc., Pierre Beaudoin after touring a Bombardier CSeries plane at Bombardier

Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders waves to employees followed by chairman of the board of Bombardier Inc., Pierre Beaudoin after touring a Bombardier CSeries plane at Bombardier's plant in Mirabel, Quebec Canada, October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Savour every drop of Toriyasa’s chicken soup… it takes three days to cook!

By Kenny Mah
October 22, 2017

KYOTO, Oct 22 — When it is cold and rainy, or when we feel under the weather, there is really nothing like a bowl of hot chicken soup to soothe the mind, body and soul. Every culture has their own take on this elixir, often a beloved grandmother’s recipe, requiring long hours of simmering. But how many of us have tasted chicken soup... Read more

Pakoda or fried onions is seen at a stall in Subang Jaya. — Picture by Choo Choy May

Pakoda or fried onions is seen at a stall in Subang Jaya. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

Saudis crave revival of night out at the movies

October 22, 2017

RIYADH, Oct 22 — The lights go out, the projector whirls and entertainment-starved Saudis sink into plush seats to soak up an experience they have been denied for decades — a trip to the cinema. The rare movie night this week in Riyadh was a precursor to an expected formal lifting of the kingdom’s ban on cinemas, long vilified as... Read more

First trailer for 'I Love You, Daddy'
Writer-director Louis CK stars as a successful New York television writer who rekindles a relationship with his teenage daughter (Chloë Grace Moretz) but is then horrified when she falls for the ageing filmmaker (John Malkovich) whom he’s long idolised.

Mercedes finally says farewell to the G Class

October 21, 2017

STUTTGART, Oct 21 — When it hasn’t been celebrating the 50th anniversary of its tuning arm, AMG, Mercedes has spent most of 2017 reminding car connoisseurs of the G Class, its iconic status among the SUV fraternity and the fact that after 38 years of continuous production, the car is finally being phased out. These nods and nudges... Read more

Vehicles drive on the new highway, outside Egypt

Vehicles drive on the new highway, outside Egypt's new administrative capital, around 45 km north of the current capital Cairo, Egypt October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Surviving ‘the corridor’ — CAR’s treacherous road of bandits

October 22, 2017

BOSSEMBÉLÉ, Oct 22 — “Finally in Bangui, and without incident,” said Evelin Bokassa, a truck driver from the Central African Republic (CAR) who has just arrived in the landlocked capital city after completing a treacherous five-day journey from the west coast of Cameroon. He has driven along what’s known as “the corridor” —... Read more

A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky over a cloud during the annual Orionid meteor shower at the Sierra de las Nieves nature park and biosphere reserve in Parauta, near Malaga October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A meteor streaks past stars in the night sky over a cloud during the annual Orionid meteor shower at the Sierra de las Nieves nature park and biosphere reserve in Parauta, near Malaga October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Using giant 3D printers to make rockets (VIDEO)

October 22, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct 22 — Relativity Space and its two founders — Tim and Jordan — have a plan to make rockets faster and cheaper than anyone else. To do this, they’re looking to build every part of a rocket — its engine, its fuel tanks and its body — with giant 3D printers. In this Hello World short, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee... Read more

A drone flies near an Airbus A340 aircraft in Colomiers near Toulouse October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A drone flies near an Airbus A340 aircraft in Colomiers near Toulouse October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

These are America’s friendliest cities

October 22, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct 22 — There are entire regions of the United States known for being particularly friendly — the South, for example, has become known for its charm and hospitality. And in the nation’s literal heartland, there is some intangible, non-threatening, and courteous behavior called Minnesota Nice (or Hoosier Hospitality, depending... Read more

A woman blows bubbles during the annual Monumental Alebrijes Parade in Mexico City, Mexico October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A woman blows bubbles during the annual Monumental Alebrijes Parade in Mexico City, Mexico October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Tepati ramalan, Idayu juara AF Megastar bawa pulang RM100,000

OLEH HASBULLAH AWANG CHIK

October 23, 2017

SHAH ALAM, 22 Okt — Idayu menepati ramalan apabila dinobatkan juara AF Megastar malam ini. Membawa pulang hadiah wang tunai RM100,000, penyanyi kelahiran Kelantan ini menewaskan empat peserta lain yang mara ke peringkat akhir. Peserta yang berjaya ke peringkat akhir malam ini ialah Shahir, Bob, Marsha dan Syamel.

Artis tempatan Sarawak, Dewi Liana Seriestha mempersembahkan nyanyiannya sempena Konsert Ibu Pertiwiku yang turut dihadiri Yang Dipertua Negeri Sarawak Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud di Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) malam kelmarin, 22 Oktober 2017. — Foto Bernama

Artis tempatan Sarawak, Dewi Liana Seriestha mempersembahkan nyanyiannya sempena Konsert Ibu Pertiwiku yang turut dihadiri Yang Dipertua Negeri Sarawak Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud di Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) malam kelmarin, 22 Oktober 2017. — Foto Bernama

Researchers raise doubts over cause of Chilean poet Neruda’s death

October 22, 2017

SANTIAGO, Oct 22 — International researchers investigating the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda raised doubts on Friday as to whether he died of cancer 44 years ago as previously presumed, and did not rule out foul play. Neruda, known for his passionate love poems and staunch communist views, died days after a coup in September 1973... Read more

A man holds a newspaper as he walks on a sidewalk in Tehran, Iran October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A man holds a newspaper as he walks on a sidewalk in Tehran, Iran October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

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