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  • Giza pyramid complex tops list of places most missed by Instagram users during lockdown

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    Giza pyramid complex tops list of places most missed by Instagram users during lockdown

  • US protests: After apology, ex-Miss Universe Malaysia says she will continue speaking her mind, is at peace

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    US protests: After apology, ex-Miss Universe Malaysia says she will continue speaking her mind, is at peace

  • Washington DC man opens up home to George Floyd protesters flouting city’s curfew (VIDEO)

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    Washington DC man opens up home to George Floyd protesters flouting city’s curfew (VIDEO)

  • Former Miss Universe Malaysia winners speak out on racial discrimination, cyberbullying after outrage over Samantha Katie James controversy

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    Former Miss Universe Malaysia winners speak out on racial discrimination, cyberbullying after outrage over Samantha Katie James controversy

  • Former Malaysian Digital Association president teams up with Vietnamese technopreneur to launch SEA’s first-ever AI-powered customer data platform

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    Former Malaysian Digital Association president teams up with Vietnamese technopreneur to launch SEA’s first-ever AI-powered customer data platform

  • Medical journal concerned about validity of influential hydroxychloroquine study

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    Medical journal concerned about validity of influential hydroxychloroquine study

  • South Korea to drop the word ‘alien’ in identity cards for foreign residents

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    South Korea to drop the word ‘alien’ in identity cards for foreign residents

  • Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

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    Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

  • Nip it in the ‘butt’: Supply of cheap illegal cigarettes causes rise in Malaysian youth smoking

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    Nip it in the ‘butt’: Supply of cheap illegal cigarettes causes rise in Malaysian youth smoking

  • AirAsia offers flight change fee waiver

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    AirAsia offers flight change fee waiver

  • Smoking pod-based e-cigarettes might make users more hooked on nicotine than with other types of e-cigs

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    Smoking pod-based e-cigarettes might make users more hooked on nicotine than with other types of e-cigs

  • Male college students who play video games may exercise less and snack more

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    Male college students who play video games may exercise less and snack more

  • Taj Mahal damaged in deadly India thunderstorm

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    Taj Mahal damaged in deadly India thunderstorm

  • US protests: Ex-Miss Universe Malaysia apologises for controversial comments

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    US protests: Ex-Miss Universe Malaysia apologises for controversial comments

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  • Velvet Vanity cuts ties with ex-Miss Universe Malaysia

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    Velvet Vanity cuts ties with ex-Miss Universe Malaysia

  • Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with special shoes

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    Romanian cobbler keeps people apart with special shoes

  • India's Taj Mahal damaged in deadly thunderstorm

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    India's Taj Mahal damaged in deadly thunderstorm

  • Singapore otters’ lockdown antics spark backlash

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    Singapore otters’ lockdown antics spark backlash

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  • Few tourists — but no gladiators — at Rome’s Colosseum

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    Few tourists — but no gladiators — at Rome’s Colosseum

    ROME, June 2 — Rome’s famed Colosseum reopened yesterday after a three-month coronavirus lockdown but only a few hundred people were expected at Italy’s top tourism site....

  • As lockdown eases, London’s Camden Market wakes up

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    As lockdown eases, London’s Camden Market wakes up

    LONDON, June 2 — London’s famous Camden Market cautiously opened yesterday for the first time in 10 weeks, with stallholders excited to welcome customers — if and when they...

  • As doctors go virtual, pandemic turbocharges telemedicine

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    As doctors go virtual, pandemic turbocharges telemedicine

    PARIS, June 2 — Will visiting the doctor ever be the same again? In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus pandemic sparked a technological revolution in healthcare systems across...

  • Brains and compassion: Five beauty queens who helped in making the world a better place

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    Brains and compassion: Five beauty queens who helped in making the world a better place

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 ― Former Miss Universe Malaysia Samantha Katie James caused outrage over her remarks about the Black Lives Matter movement recently. It has also...

  • Study: Football pitch of rainforest destroyed every six seconds

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    Study: Football pitch of rainforest destroyed every six seconds

    PARIS, June 2 — Vast tracts of pristine rainforest on three continents went up in smoke last year, with an area roughly the size of Switzerland cut down or burned to make way...

  • ‘I can't breathe’: Syrian artists paint George Floyd mural in destroyed village to support #BlackLivesMatter

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    ‘I can't breathe’: Syrian artists paint George Floyd mural in destroyed village to support #BlackLivesMatter

    PETALING JAYA, June 2 — Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun have joined the global cry against racism because of the death of African-American citizen George Floyd in the...

  • ‘What do you mean you’re white?’: Miss Universe Malaysia national director Elaine Daly ticks off former beauty queen

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    ‘What do you mean you’re white?’: Miss Universe Malaysia national director Elaine Daly ticks off former beauty queen

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — Miss Universe Malaysia Organisation (MUMO) national director Datin Elaine Daly expressed shock over comments by 2017 winner Samantha Katie James’...

  • Taiping among Malaysia's 10 happiest cities

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    Taiping among Malaysia's 10 happiest cities

      IPOH, June 2 — Taiping has been recognised as one of the happiest cities in the country. It joins nine other cities in Malaysia for the recognition as announced by the...

  • Former Miss Universe Malaysia slams ‘nasty comments,’ loses Instagram ‘blue tick’ after telling US protesters over George Floyd's death to relax

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    Former Miss Universe Malaysia slams ‘nasty comments,’ loses Instagram ‘blue tick’ after telling US protesters over George Floyd's death to relax

    PETALING JAYA, June 2 — Former beauty queen Samantha Katie James has implied that those angry over her comments about the Black Lives Matter movement are hypocrites after she...

  • Determined 10-year-old Malaysia boy starts fruit juice business to buy a PS4, gets help from national footballer

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    Determined 10-year-old Malaysia boy starts fruit juice business to buy a PS4, gets help from national footballer

    PETALING JAYA, June 2 — Most kids want a gaming console, and some are lucky to have their parents buy one for them. A 10-year-old boy from Puchong decided to take matters into...

  • France’s cafes, restaurants reopen, but in Paris, only the terraces

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    France’s cafes, restaurants reopen, but in Paris, only the terraces

    PARIS, June 2 — French people head back to their beloved cafes and restaurants Tuesday after weeks cooped up in coronavirus confinement, marking a further step towards...

  • In less than 24 hours, over 10,000 sign petition calling for ex-Miss Universe Malaysia’s crown to be revoked

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    In less than 24 hours, over 10,000 sign petition calling for ex-Miss Universe Malaysia’s crown to be revoked

    PETALING JAYA, June 2 — More than 10,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Miss Universe Malaysia 2017 winner Samantha Katie James give up her title after she made a...

  • Makeup company cuts ties with ex-Miss Universe Malaysia after controversial Black Lives Matter comments

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    Makeup company cuts ties with ex-Miss Universe Malaysia after controversial Black Lives Matter comments

    PETALING JAYA, June 2 — Local makeup company Velvet Vanity has cut ties with ex-Miss Universe Malaysia Samantha Katie James following her racially-charged comments on the Black...

  • Distancing and masks cut Covid-19 risk, says largest review of evidence

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    Distancing and masks cut Covid-19 risk, says largest review of evidence

    LONDON, June 1 — Keeping at least one metre apart and wearing face masks and eye protection are the best ways to cut the risk of Covid-19 infection, according to the largest...

  • Scientists hunt pandemic hotspots in race to test vaccines

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    Scientists hunt pandemic hotspots in race to test vaccines

    LONDON, June 2 — The first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic may be waning. For vaccine developers, that could be a problem. Scientists in Europe and the United States say the...

  • Even 10-minute bursts of exercise could lower of heart disease risk for the obese

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    Even 10-minute bursts of exercise could lower of heart disease risk for the obese

    COLUMBUS, June 2 — New US research suggests that any amount of exercise could be effective in lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease for those who are obese or overweight....

  • Greek hoteliers reopen, anxious for bookings

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    Greek hoteliers reopen, anxious for bookings

    ATHENS, June 2 — Greek hotel owners reopened Monday after a 10-week coronavirus-imposed shutdown, relieved to be back in business but anxious about how quickly customers will...

  • Turkey’s Grand Bazaar reopens, along with cafes, restaurants

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    Turkey’s Grand Bazaar reopens, along with cafes, restaurants

    ISTANBUL, June 2 — Turkey reopened restaurants, cafes and Istanbul’s iconic 15th century Grand Bazaar market on Monday as the government further eased coronavirus...

  • Pageant organiser Miss Universe Malaysia condemns controversial remarks by former winner over US protests

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    Pageant organiser Miss Universe Malaysia condemns controversial remarks by former winner over US protests

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 — Miss Universe Malaysia Organisation (MUMO) has expressed shock over controversial remarks of its former title holder Samantha Katie James on the Black...