Navy Hornets Mock-Dogfight With Malaysian Flankers In South China Sea

With Malaysia operating Russian and U.S. made designs alongside one another, including the thrust vectoring Su-30MKM Flanker, U.S. fighter crews love to get a chance to spar with their increasingly close Asian ally. This is exactly what the Carl Vinson Strike Group did Sunday while churning through the strategic South… » 5/12/15 2:39pm 5/12/15 2:39pm

Did Kimi Räikkönen Lose Something En Route To Shanghai?

Formula One fans were abuzz this morning with rumors that Kimi Räikkönen lost his passport. Oh my gosh! Will Kimi miss Free Practice 1? Given the speed at which another one appeared in his hand, we're guessing he just got stuck on a later flight than his teammate. What could be the hold-up? Let's take a look. » 4/09/15 12:21pm 4/09/15 12:21pm

Get A Month Of Unlimited Flights Around Southeast Asia For $148

Some of you might remember back to 2009 and 2010, when jetBlue sold an All You Can Jet pass — $599 for a month's worth of unlimited flying. They haven't done that in a while, but another airline is now doing something similar for $148. The catch is that you have to do all your flying in Southeast Asia. » 11/22/14 11:01am 11/22/14 11:01am

Jeremy Clarkson's Most Hated Car Fails As Armored-Car Heist Getaway Vehicle

The three robbers in Saujana Impian, Malaysia, had almost all the details worked out for the perfect crime. Almost » 9/30/08 2:00pm 9/30/08 2:00pm. They did pretty well with the part involving the hijacking of an armored Toyota van carrying cash for ATMs. And the getaway? Flawless! Then, however, the weak link in their scheme made itself known;…

Mooove Over, Malaysian Thieves Crash Car With Stolen Cow In The Back Seat

If you're like us, you read the New Straits Times religiously. You therefore may have noticed a piece in today's issue about a couple of would-be cattle rustlers that managed to get an adult cow in the back seat of a mid-sized sedan before a group of villagers in the area noticed. When the villagers did finally… » 1/24/08 3:15pm 1/24/08 3:15pm

Automotive Inbreeding In Action: Europestar RCR

Reader Franzouse has pulled our coats about this fine automobile from those Malaysian maniacs at Proton. Introducing the Europestar Lotus RCR! It's based on the Gen-2, with a bunch of Lotus poured into the mix to confuse matters; the RCR will be assembed- and presumably sold- in China and gets a mighty 112-horse… » 12/19/07 3:30pm 12/19/07 3:30pm

Two China-Built Lotus Models in the Offing

While protons may be absolutely essential subatomic bits of your joe-schmoe lotus, who knew that Proton was planning to diversify and outsource its Hethel acquisition's creations? But Malaysia's Proton is doing just that, giving China's Jinhua Neoplan the go-ahead to build two Lotus models, which may be the Europa and… » 8/08/07 10:00pm 8/08/07 10:00pm

¡Vaya Con Vios! Or, Er, The Loch Ness Monster

If you are a Malaysian sort and find yourself jogging the edge of Loch Ness, a word of warning to all y'all, even if you're roughly a micron-sized percentage of a pinch of our readership — you may end up owning a Toyota Vios. Or being consumed by a controversial lake creature. Your choice, really. [Thanks to Tiffany… » 8/06/07 5:27pm 8/06/07 5:27pm