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MACC chief breaks silence on stock ownership, says brother borrowed his share trading account

Reuters Video: Arsenal manager Wenger to leave after 22 years in charge
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to leave at the end of the season after a reign of almost 22 years that made him the most successful boss in the Premier League club’s history. Julian Satterthwaite reports. — Reuters Read More

BY KEERTAN AYAMANY


January 5, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki today ended his silence over the issue of acquiring shares of... Read more

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Malaysia’s Covid-19 cases climbs back across 3,000-mark today

BY JOHN BUNYAN
January 5, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Malaysia continued to see an uptick in new Covid-19 infections with 3,270 cases over the past 24 hours compared to 2,842 cases yesterday.  In a Twitter post, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the country’s cumulative Covid-19 cases now number 2,773,156 since the pandemic began two... Read more

Onlookers watch Nepali workers trying to bring a Malindo Air plane back onto the runway at the international airport in Kathmandu April 20, 2018, after it skidded off the runway following an aborted take-off. — AFP pic Read More

Inside Milan Design Week 2018

Inside Milan Design Week 2018

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People visit an airborne labyrinth of polycarbonate installation called ‘Limbo’, created by Jacopo Foggini, during Design Week in Milan April 18, 2018. — Reuters pic

Inside Milan Design Week 2018
Arcadia show in London

Arcadia show in London

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A posed performance of the ‘Lords of Lightening’, part of the upcoming Arcadia show held next to the Orbit Tower in London April 18, 2018. — Reuters pic

Arcadia show in London
Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Eva Longoria wipes a tear on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California April 17, 2018. — Reuters pic

Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stars in Singapore

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stars in Singapore

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Cast members Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillan, with director Joe Russo and executive producer Trinh Tran at a fan event for Marvel Studio’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie, in Singapore April 17, 2018. — Reuters pic

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ stars in Singapore
At the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018

At the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018

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Keith Urban performs ‘Coming Home’ at the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 16, 2018. — Reuters pic

At the Academy of Country Music Awards 2018
Stars at the Hong Kong Film Awards

Stars at the Hong Kong Film Awards

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Hong Kong actor Philip Keung wins Best Supporting Actor award at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Hong Kong April 16, 2018. — Reuters pic

Stars at the Hong Kong Film Awards

Hungary reports 5,270 new Covid-19 cases in sharp weekly rise

January 5, 2022

BUDAPEST, Jan 5 — Hungary reported 5,270 new Covid-19 cases today, a sharp rise from the 3,005 recorded a week ago, as the Omicron variant spreads. Omicron accounted for more than 11 per cent of new cases, the government said. Despite the rise in cases, the number of coronavirus patients being treated in hospital was 3,090, down from... Read more

Reuters Video: Strikes had limited impact on Assad, say US sources
American sources say the US, French, and British attacks on suspected chemical weapons facilities in Syria did not make as large a dent in President Bashar al-Assad's capabilities as White House statements suggest. — Reuters Read More

Djokovic needs to prove exemption or go home, says Australian PM

January 5, 2022

SYDNEY, Jan 5 — Novak Djokovic needs to prove that he has a genuine medical exemption from Covid-19 vaccination when he lands in Australia or he will be “on the next plane home”, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today. The... Read more

Russia gears up for Spain

Russia gears up for Spain Read More

Minister: Malaysia’s palm oil industry to maintain positive performance in 2022

January 5, 2022

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 5 — The palm oil industry, being the fourth largest contributor to the economy, is expected to maintain its 2021 performance in 2022 backed by various marketing and promotional efforts to be conducted by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities and its agencies. Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin said she is... Read more

A customer shops at a South African retailer Pick n Pay in Johannesburg April 20, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Phase four takeaway: Bangsar’s D Brother’s Claypot delivers a satisfying ‘satti sorru’ with various goodies

By Lee Khang Yi
January 5, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — In recent years, satti sorru or Indian claypot rice has become trendy. Stalls selling the flavour packed one pot dish are mushrooming all over the Klang Valley. One stall is D Brother's Claypot — located on a pavement — right across the popular TMC supermarket at Bangsar. I came across it via Facebook. What made... Read more

Chicken dishes on a street-food vendor's stall in Kuala Lumpur April 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

Jason Derulo punches, slaps hecklers at Las Vegas hotel (VIDEO)

BY MELANIE CHALIL
January 5, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — US singer Jason Derulo does not like being mistaken for another music star. The 32-year-old did not hold back when two men allegedly misidentified him as R&B icon Usher at a Las Vegas hotel. In a clip obtained by entertainment news site TMZ, the Savage Love singer is seen getting into a scuffle after he was trolled... Read more

Reuters Video: Tribeca Film Festival celebrates the life of late comedian Gilda Radner
The New York festival offically opened with the documentary film, 'Love, Gilda.' — Reuters Read More

When drivers see through grey-coloured glasses

December 31, 2021

NEW YORK, Dec 31 ― The colour grey is trending around the world, according to a new report published by American paint manufacturer Axalta. The report shows that while white remains the favourite colour of car drivers, its market share is weakening and grey is picking up the slack, with an increasing share. In Europe, it has even become the... Read more

Piaggio's Vespa 946 scooters are seen at the Pontedera's farm, Italy April 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

Japan’s ‘most beautiful bookstore’ Tsutaya Books to open at Pavilion Bukit Jalil by April 2022

BY LEE KHANG YI
January 5, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — This year is shaping up to be a mega bookstore revolution with Kuala Lumpur welcoming Japan’s Tsutaya Books at Pavilion Bukit Jalil and Taiwan’s Eslite Spectrum set to open at The Starhill.  Both are opening their first South-east Asian stores in Malaysia.  By the first quarter of 2022, KL-lites will get a... Read more

Reuters Video: Belgium to kids, go play outside!
It's all fun and games without the television or computer. Angela Moore reports. — Reuters Read More

Sony teases details of next-gen VR headset

January 5, 2022

TOKYO, Jan 5 ― Sony Group Corp today teased details of its next-generation virtual reality headset for its PlayStation 5 console, as the Japanese conglomerate seeks to secure a lead in the nascent sector amid growing attention from tech giants. The PlayStation VR2 device will have an OLED display, use integrated cameras to track players... Read more

Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ collaborative robot stacks rice balls at Delicious Cook & Co’s food factory in Narashino April 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

Virtual tour of Greece’s ancient Olympia goes live

November 13, 2021

ATHENS, Nov 13 ― A virtual tour of ancient Olympia, cradle of the Olympic Games and one of Greece's top archaeological sites, on Wednesday opened to the public, bringing nearly 30 of its temples and monuments to a wider audience. The archeological treasures are rendered in 3D, including the Stadium, the Temple of Hera where the sacred... Read more

Reuters Video: Luxury liner Queen Elizabeth II reopens as floating hotel
One of the world's most famous ships is now a floating hotel permanently moored at Dubai's Mina Rashid port. Elly Park reports. — Reuters Read More

Menteri: Diskaun saman JPJ 70 peratus bermula esok

April 12, 2021

PUTRAJAYA, 12 April — Diskaun 70 peratus selama dua bulan ditawarkan untuk semua saman Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan (JPJ) bermula esok termasuk kes yang masih dalam tindakan senarai hitam. Menteri Pengangkutan Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong berkata tawaran diskaun untuk saman yang boleh dikompaun itu adalah bersempena sambutan ulang tahun ke-75... Selanjutnya

Anggota MCA Negeri Sembilan Lam Fok Lam, 57, memasang bendera Barisan Nasional ketika tinjauan pemasangan bendera parti sempena Pilihan Raya Umum ke-14 di Jalan Rasah, Seremban hari ini, 20 April 2018. ― Foto Bernama

Four novels for young adults to discover ahead of the third season of ‘13 Reasons Why’

August 17, 2019

NEW YORK, Aug 17 — The third season of 13 Reasons Why is right around the corner, as the teen drama series will start streaming on Netflix on August 23. Here is a selection of four recently-published young adult novels to discover while counting the days before the season’s premiere. Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson (Penguin Young Readers... Read more

Artist Deborah Kass attends New York Magazine & WeWork Celebrate New York’s 50th Anniversary in New York April 20, 2018. — AFP pic

Artist Deborah Kass attends New York Magazine & WeWork Celebrate New York’s 50th Anniversary in New York April 20, 2018. — AFP pic