01 Dec '16, 8am

#Malaysia bridge collapse: Rescue operations stopped, one worker still missing

Los Angeles (AFP) - Mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor has been issued a boxing license in the state of California, US media reported on Wednesday in a development sure to revive talk of a McGregor-Floyd Mayweather meeting in the ring. ESPN and MMAjunkie.com reported that the California State Athletic Commission had confirmed a license was issued to McGregor. Ireland's McGregor became the first man to simultaneously hold Ultimate Fighting Championship titles in two weight divisions when he beat Eddie Alvarez in New York on November 12. A powerful puncher, McGregor has previously toyed with the idea of moving from the UFC octagon to the traditional boxing ring - even floating the idea of taking on undefeated and now-retired Mayweather. British tabloid the Sun reported in May that McGregor and Mayweather were "on the verge" of agreeing to fight. Mayweather did not s...

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#Singapore says no plans for third bridge

#Singapore says no plans for third bridge

nst.com.my 30 Nov '16, 4am

SINGAPORE: Singapore has no plans, for now, to build a third bridge to link the island state with neighbouring Malaysia. “...

Rapper Kanye West released from hospital: Reports

straitstimes.com 01 Dec '16, 5am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Kanye West was released from hospital on Wednesday (Nov 30), according to media outlets, mo...

Sailing: Rookie pairing aims for Tokyo - The St...

straitstimes.com 29 Nov '16, 10pm

Getting to the Olympics is a tough enough endeavour for most athletes. Two local sailors will now attempt to reach sport's...

Jail, caning for attack on restaurant superviso...

straitstimes.com 30 Nov '16, 9pm

A dispute between two well-known North Bridge Road Indian-Muslim restaurants turned into a violent vendetta when the owner...

Two stolen miniature monkeys back in Australia ...

straitstimes.com 28 Nov '16, 4am

SYDNEY (AFP) - Two men were charged on Monday (Nov 28) with stealing rare pygmy marmosets from an Australian wildlife park...

Alleged worker exploitation at McDonald’s in Malaysia https://t.co/b9pTqQOKVA

Alleged worker exploitation at McDonald’s in Ma...

todayonline.com 29 Nov '16, 8am

KUALA LUMPUR — The Guardian on Tuesday (Nov 29) reported of alleged exploitation of migrant workers by a labour supplier t...

Touts in Malaysia behind pricey train ride from Johor to Singapore - The Straits Times

Touts in Malaysia behind pricey train ride from...

straitstimes.com 28 Nov '16, 1am

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Fraudsters and touts have been raking in huge profits preying on Malaysians rus...

At least 22 people killed, two injured in power...

straitstimes.com 24 Nov '16, 2am

BEIJING (AFP) - At least 67 people were killed when part of a power station under construction in China collapsed on Thurs...

Malaysia searching for Singaporean who fell off...

straitstimes.com 29 Nov '16, 10am

MALACCA - Malaysia's rescue teams have been searching for a Singaporean who fell overboard from a cruise ship in Malacca o...

Gangster hired to slash murtabak restaurant wor...

straitstimes.com 30 Nov '16, 11am

SINGAPORE - The owner of Singapore Zam Zam allegedly hired a secret society headman to slash a rival's face, a court heard...

We’re Missing 90 Percent of the Dakota Access P...

earthjustice.org 30 Nov '16, 2am

Over the past few months, the Dakota Access pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe that opposes this oil project went ...

Woman found dead in drain, murder suspected - T...

straitstimes.com 25 Nov '16, 9pm

A cleaning supervisor who is suspected to have been murdered was found dead in a 2m-deep drain at Tanah Merah Ferry Termin...