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  • Self-regulation in toddlers may affect their obesity risk

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    Self-regulation in toddlers may affect their obesity risk

    NEW YORK, July 17 ― New US research has found that a toddler’s self regulation, which is their ability to change behavior in different social situations, could predict whether...

  • Singapore Airlines clinches 'World’s Best Airline' award; fourth in its history

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    Singapore Airlines clinches 'World’s Best Airline' award; fourth in its history

    SINGAPORE, July 17 — National carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been named this year’s “World’s Best Airline” in Skytrax’s World Airline Awards — the fourth time...

  • Langkawi has dolphins too, but they are in danger and need your support

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    Langkawi has dolphins too, but they are in danger and need your support

  • Women may be more likely to die from heart failure than men, suggests new study

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    Women may be more likely to die from heart failure than men, suggests new study

  • Study reveals how eczema can reduce quality of life for sufferers

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    Study reveals how eczema can reduce quality of life for sufferers

  • Airline passengers are split over using phones in the air

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    Airline passengers are split over using phones in the air

  • Chinese ‘highway to nowhere’ haunts Montenegro

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    Chinese ‘highway to nowhere’ haunts Montenegro

  • Misty Copeland lands new makeup campaign for Estee Lauder

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    Misty Copeland lands new makeup campaign for Estee Lauder

  • Balmain to boost online presence with a new digital store

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    Balmain to boost online presence with a new digital store

  • Reebok scoops up Danai Gurira for ‘Be More Human’ campaign

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    Reebok scoops up Danai Gurira for ‘Be More Human’ campaign

  • Zoe Kravitz teases new YSL Beauty campaign

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    Zoe Kravitz teases new YSL Beauty campaign

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  • Holidays in Barbados just got more expensive

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    Holidays in Barbados just got more expensive

  • Shopping for property? Here’s what you should know

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    Shopping for property? Here’s what you should know

  • Muslims fear repression in China’s ‘Little Mecca’

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    Muslims fear repression in China’s ‘Little Mecca’

  • Mandela's cherished legacy both cherished and challenged

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    Mandela's cherished legacy both cherished and challenged

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  • Early signs before 'classic' symptoms of multiple sclerosis could help diagnosis

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    Early signs before 'classic' symptoms of multiple sclerosis could help diagnosis

    VANCOUVER, July 17 — New Canadian research has found that health problems such as fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, and migraines are more likely to occur in those who are...

  • Next stop Africa for Chaumet's latest high jewelry collection

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    Next stop Africa for Chaumet's latest high jewelry collection

    PARIS, July 17 — Chaumet is exploring the natural, cultural and artistic riches of sub-Saharan Africa with its latest high-jewelry collection. The result is an ode to colour and...

  • New tourism taxes have made holidays to Barbados more expensive

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    New tourism taxes have made holidays to Barbados more expensive

    BRIDGETOWN (Barcados), July 17 ― Holidays in Barbados just got more expensive with the quiet introduction of new tourism taxes earlier this month. As of July 1, tourists were...

  • Gene-editing damages DNA more than previously thought, study shows

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    Gene-editing damages DNA more than previously thought, study shows

    LONDON, July 17 — A revolutionary gene editing technique hailed as the future of disease eradication and mooted for a Nobel prize may be less precise and cause more cell damage...

  • Soap & Glory launches new fragrance range at Tough Mudder

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    Soap & Glory launches new fragrance range at Tough Mudder

    LONDON, July 17 — Soap & Glory is encouraging beauty fans in the US to get muddy this summer. The British brand has become the first-ever exclusive beauty sponsor for the...

  • Cuckoo introduces two new air purifiers

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    Cuckoo introduces two new air purifiers

    PETALING JAYA, JULY 16 — Korean home appliance brand Cuckoo has unveiled two new products - Cuckoo B Model Cordless air purifier and Cuckoo C+ air purifier plus humidifier which...

  • Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

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    Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

    OSLO, July 17 — More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and medicines as global warming...

  • La Paz’s colourful cable car system: No traffic and a great view

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    La Paz’s colourful cable car system: No traffic and a great view

    LA PAZ, July 16 — “Now I’m going to get to work faster!” exulted a smiling Rosa Lima, 52, one of the first passengers on a new cable car line in La Paz that reaches into...

  • Ghana national cathedral plan sparks unholy row

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    Ghana national cathedral plan sparks unholy row

    ACCRA (Ghana), July 16 — Ghana may be one of the most religious countries in the world, despite being constitutionally secular, but a project to build a new national cathedral...

  • Mandela’s complex legacy cherished by some, challenged by others

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    Mandela’s complex legacy cherished by some, challenged by others

    SOWETI (South Africa), July 16 — A black and white photo of Nelson Mandela in boxing attire greets visitors to the gym where the liberation hero trained in the 1950s before...

  • How to tell if you’re in a cult

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    How to tell if you’re in a cult

    PETALING JAYA, July 16 — Following the success of last year’s Malaysia Dharma Stream Forum, a forum that aimed to raise awareness on the rise of cult movements in Malaysia,...

  • Nelson Mandela, the man — by his personal assistant and aide

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    Nelson Mandela, the man — by his personal assistant and aide

    CAPE TOWN, July 16 — One of Nelson Mandela’s closest and most unlikely friendships was with Zelda La Grange, a white Afrikaner secretary who rose to be his personal aide,...

  • Longest total lunar eclipse over Malaysian sky July 28

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    Longest total lunar eclipse over Malaysian sky July 28

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Malaysians will be able to witness the longest total lunar eclipse of this century in the next two weeks. The celestial phenomenon is expected to be...

  • Muslims in China’s ‘Little Mecca’ fear eradication of Islam

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    Muslims in China’s ‘Little Mecca’ fear eradication of Islam

    LINXIA (China), July 16 — Green-domed mosques still dominate the skyline of China’s “Little Mecca”, but they have undergone a profound change — no longer do boys flit...

  • Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns

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    Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns

    TEPIC (Mexico), July 16 — Supplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments step up funding to...

  • Paris’ emblematic Champs Elysees, place of jubilation

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    Paris’ emblematic Champs Elysees, place of jubilation

    PARIS, July 16 — The Champs Elysees avenue is the beating heart of Paris, a magnet for millions of tourists but also a place of mass gathering when the French want to celebrate....

  • Shopping for property during this tax-holiday? Here are five things to look out for

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    Shopping for property during this tax-holiday? Here are five things to look out for

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — It’s a good time to purchase property, with the current tax holiday incentifying more Malaysians to take advantage of reduced prices. However, buying a...

  • Six of the world’s most beautiful cemeteries

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    Six of the world’s most beautiful cemeteries

    LONDON, July 16 — It may not be as popular as heading to the beach or visiting a museum but tombstone tourism counts its fair share of enthusiasts — and the number seems to be...

  • Key dates in the life of Nelson Mandela

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    Key dates in the life of Nelson Mandela

    JOHANNESBURG, July 16 — On the 100th anniversary of his birth, here are key dates in the life of the late anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black...