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  • Undammed, undimmed: The battle over a unique European river

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    Undammed, undimmed: The battle over a unique European river

  • Huge Titanic replica to open as Chinese tourist destination

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    Huge Titanic replica to open as Chinese tourist destination

  • Doctors sound alarm over five-fold jump in kids swallowing magnets

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    Doctors sound alarm over five-fold jump in kids swallowing magnets

  • Meet China's elderly influencers cashing in on the internet

    22 hours ago

    Meet China's elderly influencers cashing in on the internet

  • A cut above: Central Park barber is New York's latest attraction

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    A cut above: Central Park barber is New York's latest attraction

  • Mosques disappear as China strives to ‘build a beautiful Xinjiang’

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    Mosques disappear as China strives to ‘build a beautiful Xinjiang’

  • In Colombia, cattle farmer declares truce with jaguar

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    In Colombia, cattle farmer declares truce with jaguar

  • Twirl and spin: Damascus family preserves Sufi whirling tradition

    1 day ago

    Twirl and spin: Damascus family preserves Sufi whirling tradition

  • The fleeting flowers of 'fuji': How the last blossoms of spring herald a Japanese summer

    1 day ago

    The fleeting flowers of 'fuji': How the last blossoms of spring herald a Japanese summer

  • City of centenarians points the way for China's ageing future

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    City of centenarians points the way for China's ageing future

  • New study suggests vegetarians are really healthier than meat eaters

    1 day ago

    New study suggests vegetarians are really healthier than meat eaters

  • Napoleon’s shirt worn in exile and English letter go on display

    2 days ago

    Napoleon’s shirt worn in exile and English letter go on display

  • Basquiat painting sells in New York for US$93.1m

    2 days ago

    Basquiat painting sells in New York for US$93.1m

  • MIT professor receives online praise for mobile crib in office for student’s baby

    2 days ago

    MIT professor receives online praise for mobile crib in office for student’s baby

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  • How the last blossoms of spring herald a Japanese summer

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    How the last blossoms of spring herald a Japanese summer

  • Damascus family preserves Sufi whirling tradition

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    Damascus family preserves Sufi whirling tradition

  • Send your Barbies back to Mattel for recycling

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    Send your Barbies back to Mattel for recycling

  • Italian woman accidentally gets six shots of Covid-19 vaccine

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    Italian woman accidentally gets six shots of Covid-19 vaccine

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  • Brazilian woman taunted over her larger than normal nose due to surgeries to correct birth defect

    2 days ago

    Brazilian woman taunted over her larger than normal nose due to surgeries to correct birth defect

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — A Brazilian woman has been called Shrek’s Princess Fiona and even Pinocchio just because her nose got twice as big due to reconstructive surgeries to...

  • Malaysian entrepreneur humbled after Dr Mahathir puts in second order for mum’s pineapple tarts (VIDEO)

    2 days ago

    Malaysian entrepreneur humbled after Dr Mahathir puts in second order for mum’s pineapple tarts (VIDEO)

    PETALING JAYA, May 12 — Malaysian entrepreneur Nazim Nasri could hardly believe it when he got an order for his mum’s pineapple tarts from none other than Tun Dr Mahathir...

  • Zimbabwe senior citizen marries 16 wives to help increase the country's population

    2 days ago

    Zimbabwe senior citizen marries 16 wives to help increase the country's population

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 ― He has fought in the Rhodesian bush war to help gain Zimbabwe's independence. Now, Misheck Nyandoro, 66, is fighting a different “war” - helping to...

  • Italian woman accidentally receives six shots of Covid-19 vaccine, leaves hospital in stable condition

    2 days ago

    Italian woman accidentally receives six shots of Covid-19 vaccine, leaves hospital in stable condition

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 ― A young woman in Italy had to be put under strict observation after accidentally receiving six shots of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine recently....

  • Cosmetics tycoon Vida goes on shopping spree at Hari Raya bazaar to help small traders during MCO 3.0 (VIDEO)

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    Cosmetics tycoon Vida goes on shopping spree at Hari Raya bazaar to help small traders during MCO 3.0 (VIDEO)

    PETALING JAYA, May 12 — With the third movement control order (MCO 3.0) forcing bazaar vendors nationwide to cease operations, cosmetics tycoon Datuk Seri Vida is helping small...

  • Cat in Indonesia goes viral for ‘crying’, mourning death of owner

    2 days ago

    Cat in Indonesia goes viral for ‘crying’, mourning death of owner

    PETALING JAYA, May 12 — A cat in West Java, Indonesia named Tatan has gone viral for mourning its owner’s death. In a TikTok video posted by Putri Yunita six days ago, Tatan...

  • Hari Raya or not, these Malaysian volunteer firefighters are on standby to help in emergencies

    2 days ago

    Hari Raya or not, these Malaysian volunteer firefighters are on standby to help in emergencies

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 12  —  They are usually the first response team to be called in for action in case of emergencies especially in secluded areas. However, these local...

  • Organiser of Miss Hong Kong 2021 will not make it mandatory for contestants to be vaccinated for Covid-19

    2 days ago

    Organiser of Miss Hong Kong 2021 will not make it mandatory for contestants to be vaccinated for Covid-19

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — The organiser of this year’s Miss Hong Kong, TVB, will not make it mandatory for contestants to take the Covid-19 vaccines. TVB deputy general manager...

  • US McDonald’s rolls out new coffee cups to encourage Covid-19 vaccine uptake

    2 days ago

    US McDonald’s rolls out new coffee cups to encourage Covid-19 vaccine uptake

    PETALING JAYA, May 12 — McDonald’s customers in the United States will be getting a dose of Covid-19 vaccine information alongside their morning brew very soon. The fast-food...

  • A natural (and free) beauty trick spotted on TikTok is putting concealer to shame (VIDEO)

    2 days ago

    A natural (and free) beauty trick spotted on TikTok is putting concealer to shame (VIDEO)

    PARIS, May 12 — Are the days of concealer numbered? We’re asking ourselves this question in light of the success that a simple beauty tutorial is having on TikTok, having been...

  • Nearly a fifth of Earth’s surface transformed since 1960

    2 days ago

    Nearly a fifth of Earth’s surface transformed since 1960

    PARIS, May 12 — Whether it’s turning forests into cropland or savannah into pastures, humanity has repurposed land over the last 60 years equivalent in area to Africa and...

  • Singer Billie Eilish gives intimate account of her life in new book

    2 days ago

    Singer Billie Eilish gives intimate account of her life in new book

    LOS ANGELES, May 12 — Pop star Billie Eilish is giving fans an intimate look at her journey to stardom in a new book and separate audiobook, Billie Eilish: In Her Own Words. The...

  • You can now send your Barbies back to the manufacturer for recycling

    2 days ago

    You can now send your Barbies back to the manufacturer for recycling

    PARIS, May 12 ­— Wondering what to do with those old Barbie dolls you left in a drawer in your child’s room? You can now send them back to their manufacturer. That’s right,...

  • Bengal ‘pet’ tiger terrifies Texas residents after escaping from owner’s home (VIDEO)

    3 days ago

    Bengal ‘pet’ tiger terrifies Texas residents after escaping from owner’s home (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — A Bengal pet tiger unleashed terror on a Houston neighbourhood after escaping from its owner’s home. The large cat can be seen prowling around the...

  • Seremban’s ‘Kedai Muhibah Raya’ brings joy to single mother and her children with free Hari Raya clothes

    3 days ago

    Seremban’s ‘Kedai Muhibah Raya’ brings joy to single mother and her children with free Hari Raya clothes

    PETALING JAYA, May 11 — Norhayati Mohamad Nor has not been able to buy her nine children new clothes for the past three Hari Raya celebrations. The single mother said it was not...

  • Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi offers free books to those with Covid-19 vaccination card in Klang Valley

    3 days ago

    Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi offers free books to those with Covid-19 vaccination card in Klang Valley

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Independent Malaysian publishing house Buku Fixi has got something in store for those with Covid-19 vaccination cards in the Klang Valley. The local...

  • Students in KL under Covid-19 quarantine moved by kind neighbours who offer to get them food and groceries

    3 days ago

    Students in KL under Covid-19 quarantine moved by kind neighbours who offer to get them food and groceries

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Kindness has no boundaries as related by a student who revealed how his neighbours came to help him and his housemates as they are under home quarantine....

  • Food bloggers now banned from livestreaming binge eating in China, fines for those who waste food

    3 days ago

    Food bloggers now banned from livestreaming binge eating in China, fines for those who waste food

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― It is now against the law to waste food in China following the passing of the Anti-Food Waste law recently. Chinese portal Xinhua reported that the law...

  • HK man arrested for using a water pistol in attempt to rob finance company, accomplice hunted by police

    3 days ago

    HK man arrested for using a water pistol in attempt to rob finance company, accomplice hunted by police

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― Hong Kong police are on the hunt for a suspect for his involvement with an accomplice in a robbery using a water pistol on Monday morning. Hong Kong's...