Tue12122017

LAST_UPDATETue, 12 Dec 2017 2pm

What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies today frontpaged the proceedings of the UMNO wings with delegates reaffirming their loyalty to the party and their decision to not contest the top two posts in the party.

Read more: What Are Today's Headlines?

‘Jerusalem Is Not The Explosive Device—It’s The Detonator’

JERUSALEM — Even before reports suggested President Trump will declare that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and eventually move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, officials were predicting that the announcement would create chaos. By predetermining the final status of Jerusalem, Trump’s announcement would derail any hope for an Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and spark violent protests across the Middle East.

Read more: ‘Jerusalem Is Not The Explosive Device—It’s The Detonator’

K2-18b: 'Super-Earth' That Could Host Alien Life Is Discovered

A little-known planet 111 light years away could be a ‘scaled-up version of Earth’ which is able to host alien life, according to new research.

Read more: K2-18b: 'Super-Earth' That Could Host Alien Life Is Discovered

Taking The Anti-Terror Fight To Islamic Schools In Malaysia

During a recent conference of Islamic scholars from the Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern regions held in Kuala Lumpur, a lecturer from Riyadh’s Saud Islamic University had urged Muslim clerics to utilise mass media in tackling the spread of extremism.

Read more: Taking The Anti-Terror Fight To Islamic Schools In Malaysia

Exclusive: Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Man To Keep Data Breach Secret - Sources

uber logo

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON  - A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the large data breach at Uber Technologies Inc last year and was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” program normally used to identify small code vulnerabilities, three people familiar with the events have told Reuters.

Read more: Exclusive: Uber Paid 20-Year-Old Florida Man To Keep Data Breach Secret - Sources

Student Rep For UMNO Branch In Russia Takes 18-hour Flight Just To Attend PAU2017 General Assembly

Malaysia’s largest political party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) is currently hosting its 71st General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur, in which hundreds of its supporters throng to the capital from all over the country to attend the event.

Read more: Student Rep For UMNO Branch In Russia Takes 18-hour Flight Just To Attend PAU2017 General Assembly

14-Year-Old Orang Asli Student Crowned Southeast Asia’s Chess Champion

 Pic: Harian Metro

A 14-year-old Orang Asli student, Lanida Dahlan, is the first local female chess player to have bagged two gold medals, synonymously making history for the country at the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nation Age Group Chess Championship.

Read more: 14-Year-Old Orang Asli Student Crowned Southeast Asia’s Chess Champion

Read These Responses To The Heated Debate Sparked By Sheila Majid’s Tweet On The Rising Cost Of Living

Netizens have openly expressed their candid two cents since Twitter came along, but the social media platform is also notorious for heated discussions – and a tweet posted by a local celebrity on woes regarding the rising cost of living amongst Malaysians has sparked a debate.

Read more: Read These Responses To The Heated Debate Sparked By Sheila Majid’s Tweet On The Rising Cost Of...

Running To Lose Weight Is A Terrible Idea

It’s a pitfall of too many dieters: They decide to “get healthy” — by which they mean “lose weight” — so they start eating salads and going on runs.

Read more: Running To Lose Weight Is A Terrible Idea

Rohingya Crisis: 'Can Anyone, Rule Out That Elements Of Genocide May Be Present?', UN Asks

Pic: Al Arabiya

Myanmar has been heavily and globally criticised for its treatment against the Rohingya’s, that the United Nations has since proposed that the country ought to be investigated its crime against humanity.

Read more: Rohingya Crisis: 'Can Anyone, Rule Out That Elements Of Genocide May Be Present?', UN Asks