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    Celine enlists TikTok star Noen Eubanks to present its new creations

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    Luxury cruise ship to set sail with US$5m art collection

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    Italy legalises weaker form of cannabis

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    Celine enlists TikTok star Neon Eubanks to present its new creations

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    Working out regularly is the key factor for women who want to gain strength

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    Greta Thunberg is Time 2019 ‘Person of the Year’

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    Nike unveils its first-ever swimming hijab

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    BRUSSELS, Dec 14 ― Unesco yesterday withdrew an annual carnival in the Belgian city of Aalst from its heritage list over persistent charges of anti-Semitism. In an unprecedented...

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    SURKHET (Nepal), Dec 13 ― If it wasn’t for her self-annointed “Big Sister”, Punam Pun Magar would have quit school at 14 to marry a man nearly twice her age, bear him...

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    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — Leaders need to surround themselves with people who are willing to tell them they are wrong. Former president of the United States Barack Obama, in...

  • AI puts final notes on Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

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    AI puts final notes on Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony

    BERLIN, Dec 13 — A few notes scribbled in his notebook are all that German composer Ludwig van Beethoven left of his Tenth Symphony before his death in 1827. Now, a team of...

  • Barack Obama talks in KL of having a ‘strong partner’ in marriage, emphasises role of women in society

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    Barack Obama talks in KL of having a ‘strong partner’ in marriage, emphasises role of women in society

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — Barack Obama married his wife because she is a strong woman. “I had a strong partner who had confidence and they were going to be okay,” he said when...

  • Make the sacrifice: Barack Obama talks about family and balancing duties as father, statesman in KL

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    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — For Barack Obama, it will not be the legislative bills that he has passed or speeches that he thinks of when he is on his deathbed. Rather, it will be the...

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    KUALA LUMPUR, December 13 — Menses is generally perceived “unclean” and menstrual taboos are well described across many religions and cultures. But surely not all people see...

  • Study: Tropical Indonesia’s tiny glaciers to melt away in a decade

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    Study: Tropical Indonesia’s tiny glaciers to melt away in a decade

    JAKARTA, Dec 13 — Indonesia’s little-known glaciers are melting so fast they could disappear in a decade, a new study says, underscoring the imminent threat posed by climate...

  • Germany celebrates 250-year-old ‘pop star’ Beethoven

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    Germany celebrates 250-year-old ‘pop star’ Beethoven

    BERLIN, Dec 13 — Germany is pulling out the stops for the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth with more than 700 events, including homages by Hollywood actor...

  • Drop that donut! Mexico pays portly cops to slim down

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    Drop that donut! Mexico pays portly cops to slim down

    MEXICO CITY, Dec 13 — It’s a sunny morning in Mexico City, and police officers drip with sweat as they do push-ups and squats, part of a programme for overweight cops in one...

  • Azmin, Emma Maembong and PU Abu among most Googled by Malaysians in 2019

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    Azmin, Emma Maembong and PU Abu among most Googled by Malaysians in 2019

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 — Google Malaysia has released its annual Malaysian Year in search, revealing the most popular searches of the year in the country. With prominent figures...

  • Morocco's Gnawa musical culture is now added to Unesco’s heritage list

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    Morocco's Gnawa musical culture is now added to Unesco’s heritage list

    RABAT, Dec 13 ― Gnawa culture, a centuries-old Moroccan practice rooted in music, African rituals and Sufi traditions, was yesterday added to Unesco's list of Intangible...

  • Scientists devise ‘lifespan clock’

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    Scientists devise ‘lifespan clock’

    PARIS, Dec 13 — An Australian research team say they have come up with a “lifespan clock” which provides accurate maximum age estimates for vertebrates, a key variable in...