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    Fresh brands pop up on Paris Men's Week provisional schedule released today

    PARIS, May 18 ― The French Couture Federation (La Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode) has released a provisional schedule for its forthcoming Paris men's week...

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  • Kenya’s LGBT+ voices highlight abuses ahead of gay sex court verdict

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    TripAdvisor: Orlando is the most popular domestic destination in the US this summer

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    Certificate shows Meghan gave birth in London hospital

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  • Tiny East Timor to become world’s first plastic-neutral nation

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    Tiny East Timor to become world’s first plastic-neutral nation

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    Barbie honoured at CFDA Awards

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  • Internet star Grumpy Cat dies at age of seven

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    Internet star Grumpy Cat dies at age of seven

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  • ‘Angry glances in the street’: How Paris met Pei’s Louvre pyramid

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    ‘Angry glances in the street’: How Paris met Pei’s Louvre pyramid

    PARIS, May 17 — The modernist architect IM Pei, who has died aged 102, was once pilloried for plonking a glass pyramid into the courtyard of the Louvre, but his controversial...

  • Norwegian researchers just released a study on the sexual health of couples in long-term relationships

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    Norwegian researchers just released a study on the sexual health of couples in long-term relationships

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  • As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

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    As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

    MANILA, May 17 — On Block 37, the city water supply starts flowing around 7am. Two or three hours later, it stops. Evelyn Angeles and her partner make what they can of the...

  • France posts new tourist record despite ‘yellow vest’ unrest

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    France posts new tourist record despite ‘yellow vest’ unrest

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  • Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village

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    Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village

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  • Study urges mandatory measles jabs as cases surge

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    Study urges mandatory measles jabs as cases surge

    PARIS, May 17 — Vaccination against measles should be mandatory for children before they start school in order to prevent future outbreaks of the resurgent disease, according to...

  • Waste not: The negative impact of Ramadan waste according to environmental NGOs

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    Waste not: The negative impact of Ramadan waste according to environmental NGOs

    PETALING JAYA, May 17 — Malaysians throw away 15 million kilogrammes of food waste each day. This is based on statistics from the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing...

  • Zero waste advocate shows how ditching single-use plastic at Ramadan bazaars saves her money

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    Zero waste advocate shows how ditching single-use plastic at Ramadan bazaars saves her money

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The smell of delicious treats being cooked up at Ramadan bazaars is enough to make any foodie empty their pockets in a blink of an eye. This often results...

  • Japan fashion magnate raises over US$8m at Sotheby’s auction

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    Japan fashion magnate raises over US$8m at Sotheby’s auction

    TOKYO, May 17 — Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than US$8 million (RM33 million) at a Sotheby’s auction in New York last night, providing funds to the...

  • This Filipino actor walks in high heels so he can feed the homeless (VIDEO)

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    This Filipino actor walks in high heels so he can feed the homeless (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — At first glance, Sinon Loresca is all sexy with his very well-toned body. Inch your glance downwards and that’s where you can spot his high heels....