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  • Chill out: Tips to stay cool in Malaysia during this hot and dry weather

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    Chill out: Tips to stay cool in Malaysia during this hot and dry weather

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 15 — Several states in Peninsular Malaysia are currently feeling the heat with a hot spell that’s expected to last until the end of March. It’s a cause...

  • From remote Australian island to South Africa: Five unique places with Malay population, history

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    From remote Australian island to South Africa: Five unique places with Malay population, history

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 15 — Think the Malay population is unique to Malaysia and her neighbouring countries like Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia? Then, it’s time to brush up on...

  • Prickly pears: 'Humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria

    12 hours ago

    Prickly pears: 'Humble' cactus brings hope to Algeria

  • New-look Burberry tops the bill at London Fashion Week

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    New-look Burberry tops the bill at London Fashion Week

  • Indonesia's Garuda cuts air ticket prices under govt pressure

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    Indonesia's Garuda cuts air ticket prices under govt pressure

  • Interval training may be even better for weight loss than continuous moderate intensity workout

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    Interval training may be even better for weight loss than continuous moderate intensity workout

  • International skiers take to the slopes in Pakistan

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    International skiers take to the slopes in Pakistan

  • War kills over 100,000 babies a year, says Save the Children

    17 hours ago

    War kills over 100,000 babies a year, says Save the Children

  • Philip Morris eyes tech gadgets for 'smoke-free' market

    18 hours ago

    Philip Morris eyes tech gadgets for 'smoke-free' market

  • Exercise more, live longer says new study

    18 hours ago

    Exercise more, live longer says new study

  • WHO warns of 'backsliding' in measles fight as cases soar

    19 hours ago

    WHO warns of 'backsliding' in measles fight as cases soar

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  • British papers reject claim Meghan hounded like Diana

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    British papers reject claim Meghan hounded like Diana

  • 350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'

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    350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'

  • Post-box love for lonely Britons on Valentine's Day

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    Post-box love for lonely Britons on Valentine's Day

  • Millennials’ music habit puts their hearing at risk

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    Millennials’ music habit puts their hearing at risk

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  • Throbbing clubs pump €1.5b into Berlin

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    Throbbing clubs pump €1.5b into Berlin

    BERLIN, Feb 15 — Berlin is something of a paradox, with a bevy of Europe’s coolest clubs and trendiest people nestled in a city that can otherwise look shabby and...

  • Sick of Valentine’s? Museum adds woes of war to litany of lost love

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    Sick of Valentine’s? Museum adds woes of war to litany of lost love

    ZAGREB, Feb 14 — Fed up of red roses, choking on chocolates? Then ditch the Valentine’s Day delirium for a dose of reality at Zagreb’s Museum of Broken Relationships —...

  • Love in the time of climate change — the Valentine’s traditions under threat

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    Love in the time of climate change — the Valentine’s traditions under threat

    LONDON, Feb 14 — As lovers around the world celebrate Valentine’s Day today, few will be thinking of the environment. Yet they may soon have to — from rising seas that could...

  • American woman says ‘I do’ to zombie doll and other bizarre marriages

    1 day ago

    American woman says ‘I do’ to zombie doll and other bizarre marriages

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to have a doll as your life partner? Well, it appears to be quite normal for a 21-year-old weirdo Felicity...

  • Lion dancers, God of Prosperity entertain commuters of LRT ride in CNY celebration

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    Lion dancers, God of Prosperity entertain commuters of LRT ride in CNY celebration

    SUBANG JAYA, Feb 14 — What started out as a normal ride turned into a fun-filled event for passengers on the LRT who were treated to a special lion dance yesterday. A performer,...

  • Valentine’s Day first-timers, take note of these dating tips before meeting your date tonight

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    Valentine’s Day first-timers, take note of these dating tips before meeting your date tonight

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — It’s Valentine’s Day and many couples (and perhaps singletons) will be feeling the love today.   But if this is your first time celebrating the...

  • ‘Chicken chop was too good’ ― When a child tearfully confesses to spending RM15 at recess (VIDEO)

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    ‘Chicken chop was too good’ ― When a child tearfully confesses to spending RM15 at recess (VIDEO)

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 14 — Would you pull out your camera on your child in the midst of tears streaming down their face? Well, these parents have and it has resulted in a rather...

  • Face tattoos: A trend that is here to stay?

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    Face tattoos: A trend that is here to stay?

    NEW YORK, Feb 14 ― Face tattoos, once limited to only a very small group of people, have gained new popularity thanks to today's rappers ― but some artists are reluctant to...

  • The money's all mine: Jamaican lottery winner picks up prize in disguise to 'hide' from relatives

    1 day ago

    The money's all mine: Jamaican lottery winner picks up prize in disguise to 'hide' from relatives

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 14 — A Jamaican man who won the Super Lotto jackpot collected his winnings worth more than JMD158 million (RM4.76 million) in disguise so that his relatives...

  • Meghan Markle hounded like Diana? Hardly, British papers say

    1 day ago

    Meghan Markle hounded like Diana? Hardly, British papers say

    LONDON, Feb 14 ― Could Meghan Markle really face the same fate as Princess Diana? Britain's newspapers yesterday angrily challenged US actor George Clooney's claim that their...

  • Historic show marks 350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'

    1 day ago

    Historic show marks 350 years of Rembrandt, the 'first Instagrammer'

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 14 ― Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum unveiled yesterday the first ever exhibition of all of its Rembrandts, marking the 350th anniversary of the death of the prolific...

  • Study: Art classes and board game nights could help bring couples closer

    1 day ago

    Study: Art classes and board game nights could help bring couples closer

    NEW YORK, Feb 14 ― If you're thinking that a romantic dinner, red roses or luxury gifts are the only way to your partner's heart this Valentine's Day then you might want to...

  • Post-box love for lonely Britons on Valentine's Day

    1 day ago

    Post-box love for lonely Britons on Valentine's Day

    LONDON, Feb 14 ― Big-hearted Britons have penned thousands of uplifting messages to be delivered to single seniors on Valentine's Day in a project aimed at alleviating...

  • New study finds no association between phthalates and increased breast cancer risk

    1 day ago

    New study finds no association between phthalates and increased breast cancer risk

    NEW YORK, Feb 14 ― New US research has failed to find a link between postmenopausal breast cancer and exposure to phthalates, the plasticising and solvent chemicals used in...

  • Enjoy being single this Valentine’s by trying these tips

    2 days ago

    Enjoy being single this Valentine’s by trying these tips

    PETALING JAYA, Feb 13 — Tomorrow is the day. The dreaded day for all the singles out there. You can’t go out for a movie cause you’d be surrounded by couples snuggling up to...

  • Financial aid and special CNY feast for 80 welfare homes nationwide

    2 days ago

    Financial aid and special CNY feast for 80 welfare homes nationwide

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — In the spirit of Chinese New Year, 80 charitable organisations nationwide received a RM800,000 in financial aid from Da Ma Cai as part of its community...

  • Get safe this Valentine’s: Have a discounted HIV test at this health clinic

    2 days ago

    Get safe this Valentine’s: Have a discounted HIV test at this health clinic

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — A private health clinic has come up with a “deal” for Valentine’s Day by offering a HIV testing package for two at RM69. While it may not sound like...

  • Singapore visitor arrivals hit record high in 2018, while tourism spending rose 1pc

    2 days ago

    Singapore visitor arrivals hit record high in 2018, while tourism spending rose 1pc

    SINGAPORE, Feb 13 — Visitor arrivals to the Republic last year hit a record high that far exceeded targets, while preliminary estimates of tourism spending showed a modest...

  • By the bootstraps: Handmade Zimbabwe shoes an unlikely global hit

    2 days ago

    By the bootstraps: Handmade Zimbabwe shoes an unlikely global hit

    BULAWAYO (Zimbabwe), Feb 13 — In a tiny factory producing handmade boots and shoes in southwestern Zimbabwe, leather cutter Misheck Sibanda is on another hectic shift as he...