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  • Splash of colour: UK beach huts brighten pandemic gloom

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    Splash of colour: UK beach huts brighten pandemic gloom

  • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef avoids Unesco ‘in danger’ listing

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    Australia’s Great Barrier Reef avoids Unesco ‘in danger’ listing

  • Subang Jaya district police’s food bank benefits 176 people since its July 16 launch

    14 hours ago

    Subang Jaya district police’s food bank benefits 176 people since its July 16 launch

  • US couple buys ice cream truck, creates own job opportunities for two Down Syndrome children

    15 hours ago

    US couple buys ice cream truck, creates own job opportunities for two Down Syndrome children

  • Romania mining town Rosia Montana eyes Unesco restart

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    Romania mining town Rosia Montana eyes Unesco restart

  • Covid-19: The Body Shop Malaysia donates RM104,574 to NGOs serving women communities

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    Covid-19: The Body Shop Malaysia donates RM104,574 to NGOs serving women communities

  • Sungai Buloh firemen rescue stray dog whose head was stuck in a metal drain cover for over five hours

    16 hours ago

    Sungai Buloh firemen rescue stray dog whose head was stuck in a metal drain cover for over five hours

  • US brand apologises to Asian American community after claims of ‘improving’ congee for the Western palate

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    US brand apologises to Asian American community after claims of ‘improving’ congee for the Western palate

  • Four-year-old Malaysian boy spends his birthday making 50 sandwiches for the needy

    17 hours ago

    Four-year-old Malaysian boy spends his birthday making 50 sandwiches for the needy

  • Durian treats for dogs: Malaysian pet bakery whips up smelly titbits so furry friends can enjoy the fruit

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    Durian treats for dogs: Malaysian pet bakery whips up smelly titbits so furry friends can enjoy the fruit

  • Singaporean grandmother eats 10 bowls of her favourite curry noodles in 45 minutes before dine-in restrictions kick in

    17 hours ago

    Singaporean grandmother eats 10 bowls of her favourite curry noodles in 45 minutes before dine-in restrictions kick in

  • Climate ‘mysteries’ still puzzle scientists, despite progress

    19 hours ago

    Climate ‘mysteries’ still puzzle scientists, despite progress

  • Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status at risk

    23 hours ago

    Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status at risk

  • Researchers detect first ‘moon-forming’ disc surrounding exoplanet

    23 hours ago

    Researchers detect first ‘moon-forming’ disc surrounding exoplanet

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  • Malaysian artist sells almost 200 pieces of his bad art online after going viral

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    Malaysian artist sells almost 200 pieces of his bad art online after going viral

  • Unesco removes Liverpool from world heritage list

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    Unesco removes Liverpool from world heritage list

  • Malaysian wife spooks husband in home quarantine by donning full PPE to send food

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    Malaysian wife spooks husband in home quarantine by donning full PPE to send food

  • ‘Rick and Morty’ creator makes auction debut at Sotheby’s

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    ‘Rick and Morty’ creator makes auction debut at Sotheby’s

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  • Venice dodges Unesco endangered listing after big ship ban

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    Venice dodges Unesco endangered listing after big ship ban

    ROME, July 23 — Venice avoided being named a world heritage site in danger by Unesco on Thursday, just weeks after Italy moved to ban large cruise ships from sailing into the...

  • How box breathing can help you relax in a matter of minutes

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    How box breathing can help you relax in a matter of minutes

    JULY 22 — Life has its share of ups and downs, with periods of stress, negative emotions and tiring days. But there are some simple exercises that can help restore your inner...

  • Katsushika Hokusai's unseen drawings come to the British Museum this fall

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    Katsushika Hokusai's unseen drawings come to the British Museum this fall

    JULY 22 — Although Katsushika Hokusai is undoubtedly Japan’s best-known artist, some of his works have never been on public display. The British Museum will remedy that late...

  • Seremban animal shelter housing 1,900 strays organising virtual run to raise funds for various expenses

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    Seremban animal shelter housing 1,900 strays organising virtual run to raise funds for various expenses

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — Take time off your busy schedule to exercise and help raise funds for Furrykids Safehaven. Hosting a virtual run called Fur-A-Thon 2021, the...

  • Johor’s Desaru Coast named one of Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places of 2021

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    Johor’s Desaru Coast named one of Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places of 2021

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — Johor’s Desaru Coast has been named one of Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places of 2021. Marking its third edition of the list which...

  • Covid-19: Makeup sales decline as Malaysians shop for shower gels, skincare, home spa products instead

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    Covid-19: Makeup sales decline as Malaysians shop for shower gels, skincare, home spa products instead

    PETALING JAYA, July 22 ― Like many industries, the global beauty sector was rattled by the Covid-19 health crisis. Stores were forced to shut and consumers who sought comfort in...

  • Police in China drive for over 100km to stop a woman from getting scammed for the sixth time

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    Police in China drive for over 100km to stop a woman from getting scammed for the sixth time

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 ― Police in China drove for more than 100 kilometres to stop a woman from transferring money to a phone scammer. Global Times reported that police in...

  • Unesco removes Liverpool from world heritage list

    2 days ago

    Unesco removes Liverpool from world heritage list

    LIVERPOOL, July 22 — The UN’s cultural agency Unesco on Wednesday voted narrowly to remove Liverpool’s waterfront from its list of world heritage sites, citing concerns...

  • IATA survey finds most passengers confident about air travel, support mask-wearing

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    IATA survey finds most passengers confident about air travel, support mask-wearing

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Most passengers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term, according to the International Air Transport...

  • Malaysian artist sells almost 200 pieces of his bad art online in less than a week after going viral

    2 days ago

    Malaysian artist sells almost 200 pieces of his bad art online in less than a week after going viral

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — A Malaysian man selling portraits of people deliberately drawn badly has sold almost 200 units in less than a week. Adib Afdzal got the idea for his...

  • Malaysian senior designer offers RM1 virtual classes to help students with their projects and thesis

    2 days ago

    Malaysian senior designer offers RM1 virtual classes to help students with their projects and thesis

    PETALING JAYA, July 21 — Senior designer Zainal Abidin Abdul Rahman, 72, is not letting his age get in the way of helping students with their design projects amid Covid-19....

  • Ipoh home caring for mental health patients in need of aid to help growing number of residents

    2 days ago

    Ipoh home caring for mental health patients in need of aid to help growing number of residents

    IPOH, July 21 — Former Hospital Bahagia Tanjung Rambutan matron Fatimah Abdullah decided to set up a home catering to mental health patients after seeing that their families...

  • Malaysian wife spooks husband in home quarantine by donning full PPE to send food to him

    2 days ago

    Malaysian wife spooks husband in home quarantine by donning full PPE to send food to him

    PETALING JAYA, July 21 — A Malaysian husband in home quarantine jumped out of his skin when he saw his wife delivering food to his room dressed head-to-toe in personal...

  • ‘Rick and Morty’ creator makes auction debut at Sotheby’s

    2 days ago

    ‘Rick and Morty’ creator makes auction debut at Sotheby’s

    LONDON, July 21 — Justin Roiland is best known as the co-creator of the animated series Rick and Morty, but less so as a talented painter. The American artist’s work will come...

  • Seychelles sells 'digital' endangered bird

    2 days ago

    Seychelles sells 'digital' endangered bird

    PARIS, July 21 — Want to buy your very own “digital bird”? In what it has been hailed as a world first, a conservation group in the Seychelles has launched a project to sell...

  • World’s richest man Jeff Bezos blasts into space

    2 days ago

    World’s richest man Jeff Bezos blasts into space

    WASHINGTON, July 21 — Earth’s wealthiest man Jeff Bezos spent a few minutes outside the planet’s atmosphere yesterday on Blue Origin’s first crewed space mission — a...

  • Study: 25 mega-cities produce more than half the world's urban greenhouse gas emissions

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    Study: 25 mega-cities produce more than half the world's urban greenhouse gas emissions

    GUANGZHOU, July 21 — According to research from China, 25 mega-cities are responsible for more than half of the world’s urban greenhouse gas emissions. Cities in China, as...

  • In Japan’s Fukushima, hopes of Olympics boost are dashed

    3 days ago

    In Japan’s Fukushima, hopes of Olympics boost are dashed

    TSUCHIYU ONSEN MACHI (Japan), July 20 —When it was announced that Tokyo would host the 2020 Olympics, Kunitoshi Abe was thrilled. Coming from a small mountain town in Japan’s...

  • Breathtaking: Photo exhibition exposes London air pollution

    3 days ago

    Breathtaking: Photo exhibition exposes London air pollution

    LONDON, July 20 — An unconventional photography exhibition in London has turned toxic pollution into art to raise awareness about the British capital’s persistent air-quality...