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Last two bodies of Tanjung Bungah landslide victims found

Reuters Video: Typhoon drenches Japan on general election day
Tens of thousands of people across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and train services were disrupted on Sunday as a typhoon roared towards the coast, bringing heavy rain and strong winds on a national election day. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. — Reuters Read More

October 23, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — Search teams found the last two bodies of 11 workers buried underneath a landslide at a Lembah Permai construction site in Tanjung Bungah,... Read more

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Another tahfiz school hostel catches fire

October 23, 2017

SHAH ALAM, Oct 23 — Fire razed a hostel at a religious school in Kampung Bukit Lanchong here last night. Selangor Fire and Rescue assistant director (Operations) Mohd Sani Harul said 14 personnel in two fire trucks rushed to Akademi Tahfiz Ihya Ul-Quran following a distress call at 8.30 pm, and fully extinguished the blaze after one... Read more

People rest under the shade of trees during a hot day at the KLCC park in Kuala Lumpur October 23, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

People rest under the shade of trees during a hot day at the KLCC park in Kuala Lumpur October 23, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

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David Letterman honoured with Mark Twain Prize

David Letterman honoured with Mark Twain Prize

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Comedian David Letterman greets his wife Regina Lasko as he arrives for a gala where he is receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour, at the Kennedy Centre in Washington October 23, 2017. — Reuters pic

David Letterman honoured with Mark Twain Prize
A howling good time at New York’s annual Halloween dog parade

A howling good time at New York’s annual Halloween dog parade

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A woman stands next to her aquarium-themed dog cart during the annual Halloween dog parade at Manhattan’s Tompkins Square Park in New York October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A howling good time at New York’s annual Halloween dog parade
Premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’

Premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’

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Producer Angelina Jolie poses at the premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’ in Los Angeles October 21, 2017. — Reuters pic 

Premiere for ‘The Breadwinner’
Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival

Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival

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People shop for vegetarian food at a market in Chinatown, Bangkok October 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Thailand’s annual vegetarian festival
Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai receives Lumiere Award

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai receives Lumiere Award

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Director Wong Kar-wai (3rd left) receives his Lumiere Award during a ceremony at the Lumiere 2017 Grand Lyon Film Festival in Lyon October 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai receives Lumiere Award
At the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

At the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

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Enthusiasts take part in the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk in Sherman Oaks, California October 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

At the Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

Trump touts Twitter use as key to White House win

October 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 — US President Donald Trump, known for his prolific and sometimes incendiary tweeting, defended his use of the social media platform in an interview aired yesterday, saying without it he might not be president. “I have friends that say ‘Oh, don’t use social media,” the Republican leader — who boasts 40.9... Read more

Zohara, a 25 year old Rohingya refugee carries her 3-month old daughter Rofika through Kutupalong refugees camp near Cox

Zohara, a 25 year old Rohingya refugee carries her 3-month old daughter Rofika through Kutupalong refugees camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, October 23, 2017. — Reuters pic

Ronaldo tipped for Fifa MVP award

October 23, 2017

LONDON, Oct 23 — Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning exploits with Real Madrid make him the strong favourite to win the 2017 Best Fifa Men’s Player Award at today’s ceremony in London. The Portuguese superstar, who won last year’s... Read more

Oil prices rise on tightening supply, strong demand

October 23, 2017

SINGAPORE, Oct 23 — Oil prices rose today over supply concerns in the Middle East and as the US market showed further signs of tightening while demand in Asia keeps rising. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at US$57.90 (RM244.92) at 0131 GMT, up 15 cents, or 0.26 per cent, from their last close. US... Read more

Reuters Video: High noon for the ECB, Draghi at the QE Corral
The ECB will this week decide to trim its asset purchases, according to a Reuters poll of economists, while also extending its QE programme. But economists are split on just how long the extension could be, and on the scale of any reduction, just as doves and hawks at the bank may also be divided. — Reuters Read More

Getting to satay central on the MRT

By Rebecca Saw
October 23, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — Kajang is synonymous with satay. As not much else is associated with this sleepy town, it is unlikely that it’d be able to shake off its connection with these delicious skewered marinated meat. Even its signature spicy peanut sauce is unique, a slight deviation from the typical satay sauce of its Klang Valley... Read more

Pakoda or fried onions is seen at a stall in Subang Jaya. — Picture by Choo Choy May

Pakoda or fried onions is seen at a stall in Subang Jaya. — Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

Justin Timberlake to headline Super Bowl halftime show

October 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Oct 23 — Grammy Award-winning pop singer Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February, 14 years after a “wardrobe malfunction” overshadowed his last gig at the championship game, the NFL said yesterday. This will mark Timberlake’s third time on the halftime stage, giving the Can’t Stop The... Read more

Jean-Claude Van Damme goes undercover as Jean-Claude Van Damme
Amazon Prime Video’s new series ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson’ lampoons the type of cheesy roles that made the ‘Muscles from Brussels’ famous. Read More

Mercedes finally says farewell to the G Class

October 21, 2017

STUTTGART, Oct 21 — When it hasn’t been celebrating the 50th anniversary of its tuning arm, AMG, Mercedes has spent most of 2017 reminding car connoisseurs of the G Class, its iconic status among the SUV fraternity and the fact that after 38 years of continuous production, the car is finally being phased out. These nods and nudges... Read more

Martin Truex Jr, driver of the #78 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 23, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas. — Pictur eby Chris Trotman/Getty Images/AFP

Martin Truex Jr, driver of the #78 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 23, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas. — Pictur eby Chris Trotman/Getty Images/AFP

Welcome stop for city folk

By Daz Manan
October 23, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — It’s probably the favourite station of commuters living in Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya. Not only does it connect them directly to Kajang (about 35km from Petaling Jaya), the largest town of Hulu Langat district in Selangor, but the Stadium Kajang MRT station is steps away from the famous Medan Sate Kajang and... Read more

In this photo taken on October 23, 2017 female dancers adjust their traditional Thai ceremonial head gear before walking into the main courtyard for a rehearsal presentation at the pavilion where Thailand

In this photo taken on October 23, 2017 female dancers adjust their traditional Thai ceremonial head gear before walking into the main courtyard for a rehearsal presentation at the pavilion where Thailand's late king Bhumibol Adulyadej will be cremated on October 26. — AFP pic

Video game releases: ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ and ‘Super Mario Odyssey’

October 23, 2017

TOKYO, Oct 23 — Among upcoming video games, Egyptian adventures await in "Assassin's Creed: Origins", Mario gets his first full outing on Nintendo Switch in the hat-tastic "Super Mario Odyssey", another round of choreographed friendly competition arrives by way of "Just Dance 2018", robust action is anticipated in "Wolfenstein II: The... Read more

Women take part in the First Central American Women

Women take part in the First Central American Women's Hackaton at the Technological Institute of Costa Rica in San Jose on October 23, 2017. — AFP pic

Airfares to Nordic cities to be at their most affordable this winter, report says

October 23, 2017

STOCKHOLM, Oct 23 — A new list of the most budget-friendly international holiday destinations suggests heading to Nordic destinations this winter, which posted the best airfare deals for US consumers this season.  In Kayak’s annual Holiday Hacker Guide, Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen and Reykjavik topped their “Wallet-Friendly... Read more

Tourists take a selfie on a beach in the coastal city of Larnaca, Cyprus October 23, 2017. — Reuters pic

Tourists take a selfie on a beach in the coastal city of Larnaca, Cyprus October 23, 2017. — Reuters pic

Jadi anak seni, Erra lebih faham situasi, kata Shahir (VIDEO)

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October 23, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Okt — Penyanyi Shahir Zawawi sudah menjelaskan kepada Erra Fazira berhubung kontroversi yang melandanya bersama seorang pramugari. Shahir, 29, berkata Erra yang lebih lama bergelumang sebagai anak seni pastinya lebih memahami keadaan dialaminya kini. “Dia [Erra] hidup sebagai anak seni. Dia lebih faham tentang... Selanjutnya

Pegawai dan para pemain pasukan Sime Darby meraikan kemenangan mereka setelah menumpaskan UKM FC dengan agregat 3-2 sekali gus menjuarai Piala FAM 2017 di Stadium Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya malam kelmarin. — Foto Bernama

Pegawai dan para pemain pasukan Sime Darby meraikan kemenangan mereka setelah menumpaskan UKM FC dengan agregat 3-2 sekali gus menjuarai Piala FAM 2017 di Stadium Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya malam kelmarin. — Foto Bernama

Researchers raise doubts over cause of Chilean poet Neruda’s death

October 22, 2017

SANTIAGO, Oct 22 — International researchers investigating the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda raised doubts on Friday as to whether he died of cancer 44 years ago as previously presumed, and did not rule out foul play. Neruda, known for his passionate love poems and staunch communist views, died days after a coup in September 1973... Read more

A man holds a newspaper as he walks on a sidewalk in Tehran, Iran October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A man holds a newspaper as he walks on a sidewalk in Tehran, Iran October 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

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