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12:04 PM

MH17 day of mourning: Hearses driven past King

KUALA LUMPUR: The white hearses bearing the remains of 20 Malaysian victims who perished on board Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 were driven past Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah soon after the minute’s silence at 10.55am.

11:59 AM

eBay considering PayPal spinoff: report

eBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources.

11:53 AM

PKR Congress: Leaders must abide by party decisions, says Azmin

SHAH ALAM: PKR deputy president Azmin Ali reminded his colleagues on Friday that leaders should accept collective decisions made by their parties.

11:52 AM

Changi Airport in Singapore handled 4.58mil passengers in July

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Changi Airport handled some 4.58 million passenger movements in July 2014, an increase of 1.0 per cent compared to the same period last year, while flight movements dipped 2.6 per cent to 28,200.

11:46 AM

Ouya scores Xiaomi partnership to take games to China

US videogame service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf.

11:32 AM

Green light for president-elect Widodo boosts Indonesian markets Friday

JAKARTA: Indonesian stocks opened near a record high and the rupiah strengthened on Friday, a day after the country's highest court gave Joko Widodo the green light to lead Southeast Asia's largest economy from its worst slowdown since the global financial crisis.

11:30 AM

National Guard begins pullout from riot-weary Ferguson, Missouri

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri's governor ordered the withdrawal of National Guard troops from the riot-weary town of Ferguson on Thursday as tensions eased after nearly two weeks of racially charged protests over the fatal shooting of a black teenager.

11:23 AM

AmResearch maintains buy on Econpile, more jobs to flow through

KUALA LUMPUR: AmResearch has maintained its Buy call on Econpile Holdings Bhd with a fair value of RM1.28 a share – pegged to a PE of 15 times FY15F EPS.

11:22 AM

Phelps impresses in first international comeback race

(Reuters) - Michael Phelps made an ominous return to international competition on Friday, qualifying for the final of the 100 metres freestyle at the Pan Pacific championships at Australia's Gold Coast.

11:20 AM

Green light for president-elect Widodo boosts Indonesian markets

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian stocks opened near a record high and the rupiah strengthened on Friday, a day after the country's highest court gave Joko Widodo the green light to lead Southeast Asia's largest economy from its worst slowdown since the global financial crisis.

11:18 AM

Plantations stocks mixed, CPO stays at 5yr lows

KUALA LUMPUR: Plantation stocks were mixed in late Friday morning trade, with some nibbling seen in oversold counters but the weak crude palm oil (CPO) prices capped any upside.

11:15 AM

Moderate quake hits El Salvador, no injuries reported

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake was felt in El Salvador on Thursday night, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

11:12 AM

MH17 day of mourning: A minute’s silence observed at 10.55am

SEPANG: A minute’s silence was observed simultaneously nationwide at 10.55am as the last of the 20 caskets was lowered from the special Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight and placed in the waiting white hearses.

11:10 AM

At least 27 dead in bus crash in Egypt's Sinai

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 27 people died and dozens were injured when two buses collided before dawn on Friday in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the state news agency and security sources reported.

11:07 AM

Lyon humbled at home by Astra in first leg

LONDON (Reuters) - Once-mighty Olympique Lyonnais suffered huge embarrassment with a 2-1 home defeat by unheralded Romanians Astra Giurgiu in their Europa League playoff first leg on Thursday.

11:07 AM

Van Pelt leads Barclays' logjam, McIlroy struggles

PARAMUS New Jersey (Reuters) - Bo Van Pelt chipped in for eagle at the par-five 17th hole for a 65 that pushed him past a crowd of eight players and into the first-round lead at The Barclays on a Thursday when Rory McIlroy played poorly.

11:32 AM

Green light for president-elect Widodo boosts Indonesian markets Friday

JAKARTA: Indonesian stocks opened near a record high and the rupiah strengthened on Friday, a day after the country's highest court gave Joko Widodo the green light to lead Southeast Asia's largest economy from its worst slowdown since the global financial crisis.

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  1. Full military ceremony to accompany arrival of 20 Malaysians’ remains
  2. MH17: Special flight with victims' remains leaves Amsterdam
  3. MH17: Names of 20 Malaysian victims announced
  4. A minute’s silence on Friday morning
  5. A father’s enduring love
  6. Moving tribute from a loving wife
  7. Four-year-old boy dies after being left inside parked car
  8. ALS ice bucket challenge hits Malaysia
  9. Cops detain 15-year-old teenager for allegedly raping mother
  10. A black Friday for Malaysians

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