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By Editor On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Dr M’s ‘Fear and Loafing’ Bakery

Submitted by Hot Bagel Editor,   BANGSAR: Malaysian muffin munchers claim they have been unfairly treated at a new bakery owned by proprietor and Patisserie Maestro (PM), Dr Mahir bin Mohammed. Customer Don More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Malaysians serious about movie piracy

Submitted by:  Pirate Torrent Editor,   SELANGOR:  Visiting Hollywood executive Harry Chest criticized Malaysia’s laid back attitude towards battling movie piracy. Availability of digital recorders and More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
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Nippon develops camera for Malaysian journalists

GEEKY TECHNOLOGY SUPPLEMENT Submitted by: Gadget and Gizmo Editor KUALA LUMPUR:  Yesterday Nippon Japan launched a new SLR-the professionals’ 32 megapixel BN3200D. Product manager Mr. Yasuo Tamagotchi introduced More...

By Editor On Friday, August 17th, 2012
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Pro-Tong introduces Raya family vehicle

  Submitted by:  Balik Kampung Editor KUALA LUMPUR:  National carmaker Pro-Tong has struggled to maintain market share in recent years despite massive government protection.  It hopes its fortunes will More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Malaysian filmmakers show grainy footage

Submitted by: Sleazy Video Editor CARCOSA SERI NEGARA:  This week FMN will attend the annual Malaysian BN Short Film Festival.   This rapidly expanding category allows promising new filmmakers a chance to really More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

PM drives taxi to boost tourism

Submitted by: Tourism Editor PUTRAJAYA:  Honeymooners from Tehran, Adib Mehrad and his new wife Giti Solati were shocked then delighted to find the driver of their taxi was none other than the Malaysian Prime Minister. Adib More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 12th, 2012
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Malaysian First Lady disses Wife of Indian PM

Submitted by: Contributing Editor PUTRAJAYA:  Indian newspaper ‘The Biryani Times’ recently broke the news that the Malaysian First Lady and the Indian Prime Minister’s wife had a falling out at the Indian More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Sarawakian timber logging hits record high

Submitted by:  Green Editor SARAWAK: Environmentalists have demanded the government halt widespread destructive timber logging.   Malaysia has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world, displacing More...

By Editor On Monday, August 6th, 2012

London: Malaysians sweep gold, silver

Submitted by:  Sports Editor   LONDON:  Competition is fierce in the UK where FMN is witnessing some extraordinary individual performances.  Although Malaysia is not traditionally a sporting nation, enthusiasm More...

By Editor On Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Elderly man enters Malaysian Book of Records

Submitted by: Malaysian Lifestyle Editor BUKIT BINTANG:  72 year old Mr Hock Ah Chak launched himself into the Malaysian book of Records after coughing up the largest amount of phlegm ever recorded.   Mr Hock More...

By Editor On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Riot police break up company picnic

Submitted by: Editor in Chief LAKE GARDENS: The M-Bank annual staff picnic day turned ugly on Saturday when police welding riot gas and water cannons turned on company employees. “We just saw all these yellow More...

By Editor On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Horror film director runs afoul of Malaysian Actors Union

Submitted by: Living dead movie editor SELANGOR:  Award winning Malaysian film director Jamil Mohd Alias has had a string of unforgettable horror movies over the years, but is most famous for “Scary chick with More...

By Editor On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

PM admitted to hospital

Submitted by: Editor in Chief KUALA LUMPUR:  The Prime Minister was taken to a private ward at Gleneagles Hospital yesterday morning. He reported discomfort to his personal physician Dr. Yusri Bin Manaf that his More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

JAWI reps attacked in bookshop

Submitted by: Saucy Literature Editor   SUBANG:  Bestselling fictional book, “50 shades of Grey” an erotic tale of a young journalist and her billionaire dominatrix boyfriend, has topped Malaysia’s More...

By Editor On Monday, July 30th, 2012

Government welcomes one international expert

Submitted by: Foreign expert Editor   PUTRAJAYA:  Barisan Nasional politicians were thrilled to report over the weekend that Ken Phillips an unknown Melbourne small businessman, was impressed with Malaysia’s More...

By Editor On Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Government study confirms voting opposition weakens families

Submitted by: Editor in Chief KUALA LUMPUR:  An UMNO spokesman commissioned a study into household voting habits in the previous 2 general elections in a bid to understand their chances at the polls expected later More...

By Editor On Friday, July 27th, 2012

UMNO Minister’s aircraft makes emergency landing

Submitted by: Editor in Chief DUBAI:  Minister for Building things that sometimes collapse, Tan Sri Nizam Bin Sharin and his entourage made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last night on More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Minister scolded for business ‘conflict of interests’

Submitted by: Prawn Farming Editor.   KUALA LUMPUR:  Minister for Agriculture Noh Idiya has come under fire in parliament recently from not only opposition MPs, but also members of Barisan Nasional for his More...

By Editor On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Police: Extraterrestrials infiltrating opposition

Submitted by: Close Encounters Editor KUALA LUMPUR:  Assal Bin Dun, leader of the Malaysia Undercover Police Probing Extraterrestrial Things (MUPPET) squad, presented inquiry findings to Parliament this week. The More...

By Editor On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Workers demand fair wages

Submitted by: Industrial Relations Editor KUALA LUMPUR:  Malaysian workers across the country are celebrating the government’s promise that employees be treated fairly and equally.  FMN met with several supporters More...