Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Malaysia

Body found in hunt for Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia

by M. Jegathesan A body was found Tuesday in the hunt for a Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia with a charity saying it is likely the missing girl, 10 days after she disappeared from a rainforest resort. Nora Quoirin, 15, went missing...

Malaysian Bomoh joins the search for missing Irish girl

On Monday, five shamans offered to help in the search for the missing Irish teenager. The search team, however, brought cadaver dogs with them. The five men performed a ritual in the forest with the group's representative Mohd Khalid Mohamed saying...

Westlife appeals to Malaysian fans to search for missing ‘vulnerable’ schoolgirl

WESTLIFE has joined the appeal to extend the search for missing Irish girl Nora Quoirin, asking Malaysian fans to come forward with any information that could help find the schoolgirl. The band is in Malaysia on a tour and speaking...

Malaysia steps up search for missing Franco-Irish teen

A helicopter and dozens of people were deployed Tuesday on the third day of a search for a vulnerable London teenager who went missing from a Malaysian rainforest resort, police said. The search effort left the grandfather of Nora Quoirin,...

Malaysian celeb eats durian with spicy noodles and ends up in hospital

Sometimes people do stupid things to be famous but it comes at a price if they are not careful. Malaysian singer Ara Johari did a food challenge that almost caused her her life and she received backlash for what she...

Fashion moghul Neelofa slammed for uploading The Lion King online

Hijabi fashion entrepreneur Neelofa was criticised online recently for uploading clips of Disney's The Lion King on social media. The 30-year-old has apologised since then, saying that she had no intention of breaking copyright-related laws and that she respects intellectual...

‘Wolf of Wallstreet’ producer returns USD14 million worth of gifts bought with 1MDB funds

Producer Joey McFarland of "The Wolf of Wall Street" is returning to the Malaysian government millions of dollars in gifts and company funding allegedly given by Low Taek Jho in the wake of a money laundering scandal involving his...

Documentary on Malaysian wildlife where social media is used to sell endangered species

Ushar Daniele is a journalist turned producer that recently worked together with a Singaporean production house on a wildlife documentary. The Dark Web documentary series on Channel NewsAsia explores threats to wildlife in the Malaysian episode ‘Wildlife Clickbait.’ The episode 'Wildlife...

Key questions as flight MH17 remembered five years on

by Jan HENNOP Five years ago on Wednesday, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was blasted out of the sky over war-torn eastern Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board. The shooting down of the Boeing 777 travelling from Amsterdam...

US singer Maggie Lindemann arrested in middle of KL concert, calls the next 5 days “a living hell”

The reason behind Maggie Lindemann’s abrupt disappearance from social media is now known, the US pop singer, who was supposed to be on tour in Asia and had been scheduled to perform in Singapore on June 24, was arrested...
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A conversation about suicidal thoughts

Kuala Lampur, Sept. 26 -- Last week I had the privilege of speaking to AA who has struggled for...
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