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Former bodybuilder dies after AFC bout in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Tragedy struck at the inaugural Asia Fighting Championship on Saturday night at the Marina Bay Sands here as World Bodybuilding & Physique Sports Federation (WBPF) President Pradip Subramanian died after his muay thai match.

Pradip (left) fighting Lim during the AFC match at Marina Bay Sands. - The Straits Times/ANN

HTC messed up in its breakthrough deal with Google

It was a long wait, but it finally looked like the time for me to congratulate HTC Corp on a smart move.

Unfortunately, based on financial results for the past six quarters, a 40% improvement in op-ex still isn't enough to swing HTC to profit. — Reuters

Thai junta leader, backers fuel suspicions of plans to stay in power

BANGKOK (Reuters) - In his dark suit, Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha cut an incongruous figure guiding a rice tractor across a muddy paddy field in front of cameras and watching villagers.

China to push for greater cooperation on graft, terrorism at Interpol meeting

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will push for greater international cooperation in the fight against corruption and terrorism when it hosts Interpol's general assembly next week, according to diplomatic sources familiar with the matter, against a backdrop of concerns China is using the body for its own goals.

Rafizi served with bankruptcy notice

PETALING JAYA: A bankruptcy notice has been served on PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli over his failure to settle RM306,999.17 in damages and costs related to a defamation suit involving the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC).

Weak earthquake detected in Tongod, Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake, measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale, was detected 35km northeast of Tongod, Sabah, at 8.25 am Sunday.

You can't flush money down the toilet in Geneva

GENEVA: Swiss prosecutors are looking into a series of bizarre deposit as toilets in a bank and three restaurants here were blocked by tens of thousands of euros in high-denomination banknotes last Monday.

London acid attack injures at least five

London (AFP) - An acid attack in east London injured at least five people on Saturday, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related.

A still image from video shows responders attending to victim following acid attack in Stratford, London, Britain, September 23, 2017. - @OFFICIALZAKVELI/Social Media/via REUTERS

Anti-corruption unit launches investigation in Sri Lanka

(Reuters) - The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit has launched an investigation in Sri Lanka, world cricket's governing body has said.

Strong start gives Casey two-stroke lead at Atlanta

(Reuters) - England's Paul Casey, chasing the FedExCup and its $10 million bonus, played solid golf to grab a two-stroke lead over Americans Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele heading into the final round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta.