Hundreds of Muslims show up at 'touch a dog' event in Malaysia

More than 800 people turned up at Malaysia's first ever I Want To Touch A Dog event on Sunday, and half of the crowd were Muslims.

The event held at the One Utama shopping complex in...

Biker faced fiery end after M'sian highway accident

A rider of a high-powered motorcycle was burned to death, while another big biker was killed after being hit by a car in a horrific accident along the Karak Highway in Malaysia yesterday (Oct 19...

Elderly man killed in fire in Telok Blangah Crescent flat

An elderly man was killed in a fire at Block 3, Telok Blangah Crescent this morning (Oct 20).

Neighbours said he lived alone in a one-room flat on the eighth storey.

A neighbour said...

A bear bit off the arm of a 9-year-old boy in China.

Bear bites off 9-year-old boy's arm in China zoo

A bear in China has bitten off the arm of a 9-year-old boy, said local media on Sunday....

The controversial, inflatable sculpture "Tree" by US artist Paul McCarthy at the Vendome square in the center of Paris was deflated.

Vandals bring down sex toy shaped sculpture in Paris

Vandals attacked a giant green inflatable sculpture in one of the most famous squares in Paris in the early hours of Saturday after its...

Woman offers to be 'daughter' to elderly neighbour who just lost hers

The day after she found out that her neighbour's daughter had died, Madam Nekmah Mahadi, 45, went to her neighbour's side and asked: "Are you okay?"

Her neighbour, Madam Yap Bie Keow, 81,...

Mayhem in Mongkok

Hong Kong police clashed with protesters early yesterday, with the government saying 20 people were injured in a fourth night of violence, after nearly three weeks of largely peaceful pro-...

Committee set up for Jurong development

A new committee headed by Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong will "drive and coordinate the plans and development of Jurong Lake District," Deputy Prime Minister Tharman...

China's GDP may dip below expectations

China's economic growth in the third quarter fell to its slowest since the depths of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, an AFP survey projects.

The country's gross...

22 hurt as SIA jet hits turbulence

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) superjumbo jet on a flight to India hit severe turbulence on Saturday night, leaving 22 people injured.

The Airbus A380 was flying from Singapore to Mumbai and...

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