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Gold for Quah Jing Wen, silver for Zheng Wen

REPORTING FROM KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA It was joy for one Quah sibling and disappointment for another on the first day of the SEA Games swimming competition. Quah Jing Wen opened her SEA Games campaign with two gold medals in the 200m butterfly and 4x100m freestyle relay on Monday (21 August), …

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Reporter’s headless torso weighed down with metal

Image: Ms Wall was a respected freelance journalist who wrote for the New York Times and the Guardian By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, News Reporter The torso of a Swedish journalist found on a beach off Copenhagen was intentionally weighed down, Danish police have said. Kim Wall’s body was discovered attached to …

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Play Hosts Malware-Infested Android Apps

At least two apps on Google Play contain highly malicious software components, security researchers have discovered. (CCM) — Security researchers at Securify have identified at least two apps offered in the Google Play store which contain highly malicious software components, according to a blog post by the researchers. …

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Trump: My Charlottesville response was ‘perfect’

By Sharon Marris, News Reporter Donald Trump has said his much-criticised response to riots in Charlottesville was “perfect” – and claimed North Korea was starting to respect America. Mr Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona, a day after his primetime speech outlining his strategy for Afghanistan. …

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Walmart Moves into Voice Shopping

The retail giant is teaming up with Google to offer voice shopping across the U.S. (CCM) — Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has decided to enter the voice-activated shopping market currently dominated by Amazon and its Alexa intelligent assistant, the Los Angeles Times is reporting. Walmart has no …

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Migrants clash in mass brawls around Calais

Image: Police officers watch migrants at a roadside near Calais. File pic Up to 200 migrants armed with sticks and iron bars have clashed in five mass brawls near Calais, according to French authorities. Twenty-one migrants and six riot police officers were injured in the fights, which broke out between …

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Trump aide’s wife sorry for ‘insensitive’ post

Image: Louise Linton was born in Edinburgh and has appeared in films By Philip Whiteside, News Reporter The British wife of Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary has apologised for a “highly insensitive” Instagram post that saw her lash out sarcastically at another user. Scottish-born Louise Linton, who is married to Steve …

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Hosts hand Myanmar first taste of defeat – Myanmar Times

Myanmar Times Hosts hand Myanmar first taste of defeatMyanmar TimesMalaysia yesterday ended Myanmar’s unbeaten run at the 29th SEA Games with a facile 3-1 victory in the men’s football competition and go level on points with Myanmar in Group A, but with a game in hand. Si Thu Aung, right, …

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Two charged over Spain attacks as one freed

Image: Mohamed Houli Chemlal (L) and Driss Oukabir (R) have been charged over the attacks One of the surviving suspects of last week’s terror attacks in Spain has told a court that a bigger atrocity was planned. According to Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Mohamed Houli Chemlal revealed the cell was …

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