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‘The Emoji Movie’ gets an Honest Trailer
The team at Screen Junkies give ‘The Emoji Movie’ their weekly Honest Trailer treatment. Read More

November 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 ― RON95 and RON97 petrol will be both be 8 sen cheaper at midnight, ending five consecutive weekly price increases. The Domestic Trade,... Read more

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Taman Desa residents: Condo developer speeding up site work despite lawsuit

BY IDA LIM
November 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 — A developer is ramping up its activities at the project site of a towering condominium project that is being disputed in court, Taman Desa residents have said today. The Protect Taman Desa group said residents neighbouring the project site have been taking photos and videos daily of activities behind hoardings that... Read more

RON95 will retail for RM2.30/L and RON97 for RM2.58/L, while diesel will drop by 2 sen to RM2.23/L, effective midnight.

RON95 will retail for RM2.30/L and RON97 for RM2.58/L, while diesel will drop by 2 sen to RM2.23/L, effective midnight. Read More

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Magical field of lights at London’s Kew Gardens

Magical field of lights at London’s Kew Gardens

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Sculptures, buildings and trees are illuminated at the Kew Gardens light trail at Kew in west London November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Magical field of lights at London’s Kew Gardens
A treasure trove of John Lennon’s stolen possessions

A treasure trove of John Lennon’s stolen possessions

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German police presents stolen diaries and other items belonging to former Beatle John Lennon that were recovered, during a news conference in Berlin November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A treasure trove of John Lennon’s stolen possessions
‘The Crown’ season two premieres in London

‘The Crown’ season two premieres in London

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Actor Vanessa Kirby, who plays Princess Margaret, attends the premiere of ‘The Crown’ season two in London November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

‘The Crown’ season two premieres in London
Winners of the International Emmy Awards

Winners of the International Emmy Awards

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Anna Friel celebrates winning her International Emmy Award for best performance by an actress in ‘Marcella’ in Manhattan, New York November 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Winners of the International Emmy Awards
Runway snaps from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017

Runway snaps from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017

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Model Sara Sampaio presents a creation during the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai November 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Runway snaps from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2017
Backstage at the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Backstage at the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

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Model Daniela Braga gets ready backstage before the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai November 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

Backstage at the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

US condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingya in Myanmar

November 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that Myanmar’s Rohingya population was being subjected to “ethnic cleansing”, accusing the security forces of perpetrating “horrendous atrocities” against the Muslim minority. “After a careful and thorough analysis of available facts, it is clear that the... Read more

Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigns in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Zimbabweans celebrate after President Robert Mugabe resigns in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic Read More

Ex-Portsmouth, Everton hitman Yakubu hangs up boots

November 22, 2017

LONDON, Nov 22 ― Former Portsmouth and Everton forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni has retired from professional soccer on his 35th birthday. Yakubu, who also played for Middlesbrough and Blackburn Rovers, made 250 Premier League appearances and... Read more

Britain slashes growth forecasts over five years

November 22, 2017

LONDON, Nov 22 — Britain’s economy will grow far more slowly than expected over the next five years as it faces Brexit uncertainty and weak productivity, finance minister Philip Hammond said today. Gross domestic product will expand 1.5 per cent this year, by 1.4 per cent in 2018, 1.3 per cent in both 2019 and 2020 and 1.5 per cent in... Read more

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street on his way to deliver his budget statement to parliament, London, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street on his way to deliver his budget statement to parliament, London, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

San Sebastian named world’s best city for food

November 22, 2017

MADRID, Nov 22 ― According to a major study commissioned by British catering service Caterwings, San Sebastian, Spain is the world city with the most to offer food-minded tourists. It takes more than Michelin-starred restaurants to make a city a great destination for food. Indeed, the Caterwings study used various criteria to take a... Read more

A volunteer works in a branch of French charity food distribution organisation

A volunteer works in a branch of French charity food distribution organisation 'Les Restos du Coeur' (Restaurants of the Heart) in Paris November 22, 2017. ― Reuters pic

‘Star Wars’ a perfect escape in a ‘dark’ era, says Hamill (VIDEO)

November 22, 2017

MEXICO CITY, Nov 22 — Need a break from reality? In a few short weeks, you can once again get lost in a galaxy far, far away, where a great adventure will take place. For actor Mark Hamill, the man behind Star Wars hero Luke Skywalker for four decades, the blockbuster space saga offers the perfect escape. “History repeats itself. We... Read more

Elders guess modern reality shows
The latest clip from the popular React series from Fine Brothers Entertainment has a group of charming elders trying to identify modern reality shows. Read More

Autonomous vehicles to be piloted in three Singapore districts from 2022

November 22, 2017

SINGAPORE, Nov 22 — Residents of three new towns, Punggol, Tengah and the Jurong Innovation District, will be the first to get to try riding driverless buses or hail driverless shuttles, under a pilot starting in 2022. Announcing this as he opened Singapore’s first test centre for autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the Jurong Innovation... Read more

A sculpture featuring models of German sports car manufacturer Porsche is seen outside the factory museum next to the company headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A sculpture featuring models of German sports car manufacturer Porsche is seen outside the factory museum next to the company headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

UK varsity sets up Malaysian centre to boost entrepreneurship in SEA

November 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 — Coventry University has launched the South-east Asia Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (SEAITE) at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) here. The move is part of the UK university’s commitment to help develop the enterprise and entrepreneurship educational ecosystem in Malaysia and from... Read more

A six-year-old boy plays in front of yellow ginkgo leaves at a park in Tokyo November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A six-year-old boy plays in front of yellow ginkgo leaves at a park in Tokyo November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Alibaba’s Taobao just auctioned off two Boeing 747 planes

November 22, 2017

HONG KONG, Nov 22 — You can buy almost anything on Taobao, China’s biggest e-commerce platform, even a jumbo jet. While most Chinese consumers traffic the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd app for groceries, clothes, or the odd knickknack, SF Airlines Co took Taobao shopping to a whole other level yesterday. The Chinese carrier bid more than... Read more

A visitor looks at robotics used in hostile environments manufactured by ECA Group in Villepinte, near Paris November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A visitor looks at robotics used in hostile environments manufactured by ECA Group in Villepinte, near Paris November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

St Helena tourism cleared for takeoff as airport opens

November 22, 2017

JAMESTOWN, Nov 22 — Cut off from the rest of the world for centuries, St Helena, which lies isolated in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, is now reachable by plane for the first time. The aviation breakthrough promises to lift the British-run territory from obscurity and bring it within reach of international tourists. The arrival of... Read more

People take a selfie at ‘Flower Power’ which is part of the exhibit ‘Enchanted: Forest of Light’ at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge, California, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

People take a selfie at ‘Flower Power’ which is part of the exhibit ‘Enchanted: Forest of Light’ at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge, California, November 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Sultan Johor: Pemimpin Melayu perlu muafakat, usah rebut kuasa

November 22, 2017

JOHOR BAHRU, 22 Nov ― Sultan Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar hari ini melahirkan rasa kebimbangan baginda terhadap kemelut yang menghantui orang Melayu pada masa ini dan menasihati semua pemimpin Melayu untuk bersama berbincang masalah bangsa dengan cara bermuafakat dan berlapang dada.  Baginda bertitah sebagai Raja yang telah... Selanjutnya

Antara bot yang menyertai perarakan ketika menyusuri Sungai Melaka pada pertandingan perarakan bot berhias sempena Festival Antarabangsa Sungai Melaka 2017 di Melaka 21 November, 2017. — Foto Bernama

Antara bot yang menyertai perarakan ketika menyusuri Sungai Melaka pada pertandingan perarakan bot berhias sempena Festival Antarabangsa Sungai Melaka 2017 di Melaka 21 November, 2017. — Foto Bernama

Michael Redhill awarded Giller Prize for ‘Bellevue Square’

November 22, 2017

TORONTO, Nov 22 — Canadian author Michael Redhill was awarded the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize last night for his Toronto-set novel Bellevue Square. The book revolves around Jean Mason, a mother of two kids who runs a bookstore in downtown Toronto. After two customers say they’ve seen her doppelganger around town, she sets out to find... Read more

A music book from the estate of John Lennon is pictured during a press conference in Berlin, November 22, 2017. — AFP pic

A music book from the estate of John Lennon is pictured during a press conference in Berlin, November 22, 2017. — AFP pic Read More view gallery