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Najib gives assurance on Sabah’s development

Reuters Video:  NYC taxi drivers pose for pin-up calendar
Rev up your wall space with the 2018 NYC Taxi Drivers calendar. — Reuters Read More

November 18, 2017

PENAMPANG, Nov 18 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today he will continue to focus on development in Sabah to ensure that the state progresses at the same pace with the... Read more

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Malaysian Constitution in line with Islam, Arab scholar says

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid
November 18, 2017

SUBANG JAYA, Nov 18 — Any legal system and style of governance that protect lives, property and freedom of faith are already consistent with the Islamic tenets of justice, an Arab scholar said today. Jasser Auda, a distinguished professor at the Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies in Brunei, told a forum here that... Read more

Contestants of the Sarawak Regatta put up a  fight on the Kuching Riverfront, November 18, 2017. — Bernama pic

Contestants of the Sarawak Regatta put up a fight on the Kuching Riverfront, November 18, 2017. — Bernama pic

Bond Street station opens in London

Bond Street station opens in London

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Glimpses of the newly opened areas of Bond Street underground station, in London, Britain November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Bond Street station opens in London
A day at the Apple Park

A day at the Apple Park

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Visitors experience the newly-opened Apple Visitor Center in Cupertino, California November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

A day at the Apple Park
Honourees at the Bambi 2017 Awards

Honourees at the Bambi 2017 Awards

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Diane Kruger presents a Bambi trophy during the Bambi 2017 Awards ceremony in Berlin November 17, 2017. — Reuters pic

Honourees at the Bambi 2017 Awards
‘Daddy’s Home 2’ gets in the holiday spirit in London

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ gets in the holiday spirit in London

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Mel Gibson arrives at the premiere for ‘Daddy’s Home 2’ in London November 17, 2017. — Reuters pic

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ gets in the holiday spirit in London
Egypt displays ancient artefacts

Egypt displays ancient artefacts

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Visitors walk near artefacts inside the Egyptian Museum in Cairo November 16, 2017. — Reuters pic

Egypt displays ancient artefacts
‘The Shape of Water’ premieres in LA

‘The Shape of Water’ premieres in LA

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Actor Octavia Spencer attends the premiere of ‘The Shape of Water’ in Los Angeles, California November 16, 2017. — Reuters pic

‘The Shape of Water’ premieres in LA

Bodies of five illegal migrants found in southwest Pakistan

November 18, 2017

QUETTA, Nov 17 — The bullet-riddled bodies of five Pakistani migrants believed headed for Europe via Iran were found today in southwest Pakistan, in the same area where 15 bodies were discovered three days earlier, officials said. The five migrants whose corpses were found in the district of Ketch in Balochistan province near the Iranian... Read more

Reuters Video: ZANU-PF says leaders plan to fire Mugabe
Senior sources from Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party tell Reuters they’re drafting a plan to dismiss the 93-year-old leader tomorrow, and if he refuses, he’ll be impeached two days later. Graham Mackay reports. — Reuters Read More

US star gymnasts Biles, Douglas feud over Raisman ‘shaming’ Tweet

November 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 — Olympic gymnastics queen Simone Biles sprang to the defence of team-mate Aly Raisman yesterday in response to apparent criticism by fellow US gymnast Gabby Douglas. Biles weighed in after a social media post by... Read more

GDP growth to support ringgit’s trading next week

November 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 — The ringgit is expected to continue its upward momentum against the US dollar next week, propelled by Malaysia’s third quarter gross domestic product growth as well as the possibility of the central bank revising the overnight policy rate (OPR). The Malaysian economy grew at a faster pace of 6.2 per cent in the... Read more

Vendors wait for customers as they sell leaves, which will be used for worshipping in temples and homes, during rain in Kolkata November 15, 2017. — Reuters pic

Vendors wait for customers as they sell leaves, which will be used for worshipping in temples and homes, during rain in Kolkata November 15, 2017. — Reuters pic

French wine country unveils its answer to kobe beef

November 17, 2017

DIJON, Nov 17 ― As the unofficial capital of France’s Burgundy region, Beaune is a town that thrives on wine ― and now even its cows are going to taste like grapes. This weekend will see luminaries of the wine-making world descend on the ancient eastern town for its huge annual Hospices de Beaune charity auction.  The 157-year-old... Read more

Pineapples are displayed for sale, as the holiday shopping season kicks off with ‘El Buen Fin’ (The Good Weekend), at a Sam’s Club store, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Pineapples are displayed for sale, as the holiday shopping season kicks off with ‘El Buen Fin’ (The Good Weekend), at a Sam’s Club store, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Watch Red Velvet get dangerous with ‘Peek-A-Boo’ video (VIDEO)

November 18, 2017

SEOUL, Nov 18 — Popular girl group Red Velvet just dropped their second album “Perfect Velvet” The first single from the album, Peek-A-Boo, is already doing well in the charts and the music video is trending in several countries with over 4 million views. It’s a video worth watching thanks to a fun storyline where the girls all... Read more

Reuters Video: Marvel’s Runaways leap from comic book to television
Marvel’s diverse group of teenage superheroes Runaways make a break from the comic book to launch onto television screens. — Reuters Read More

First all-new Myvi delivered to PNB chairman

November 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 —  The All-New Perodua Myvi, which made its debut on Nov 16, was delivered to the first customer, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) Group Chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar yesterday.  Receiving a total bookings of 6,000 units as of 8.00 pm on  Nov 17, the All-New Perodua Myvi began deliveries as early as 8.00 am on the... Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the Roadster 2 during a presentation in Hawthorne, California, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the Roadster 2 during a presentation in Hawthorne, California, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Mother and father’s weights equally influence a child’s risk of obesity, says study

November 18, 2017

NEW YORK, Nov 18 — A new study suggests that it is not only a mother’s weight which can impact her child’s heath, with researchers in Singapore finding that children with obese fathers are also more likely to also be obese themselves. A team of researchers from the A*STAR Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences followed 1,247 women... Read more

A Rohingya refugee man walks along the paddy field at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

A Rohingya refugee man walks along the paddy field at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Game on: In Indian online adventure, players decide fate of trafficked child

November 18, 2017

CHENNAI, India, Nov 17 — The mission is to save a teenage girl’s life. The weapons are informed choices and taking a stand, while at the end the player is asked to take a pledge to help children in real life. In (Un)trafficked, a new Indian online game, the aim is to prevent a 13-year-old girl from being trafficked into child... Read more

The new Apple Visitor Center is seen in Cupertino, California, US, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

The new Apple Visitor Center is seen in Cupertino, California, US, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

These are the safest countries to visit in 2018

November 17, 2017

PARIS, Nov 17 ― A new report has mapped out the safest and most dangerous countries to visit in 2018, with Nordic and Scandinavian countries topping the list.  For a stress-free holiday and peace of mind, the findings from medical and security experts International SOS and Control Risks, suggest booking a trip to countries like Norway,... Read more

A woman rides a bicycle past shared bikes at a hutong in Beijing, China November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

A woman rides a bicycle past shared bikes at a hutong in Beijing, China November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Harga minyak dunia naik akibat Asia Barat bergolak

November 18, 2017

SELAMA, 18 Nov ― Harga minyak di pasaran tempatan akan diturunkan apabila harga bahan bakar itu di pasaran dunia stabil, kata menteri perdagangan dalam negeri, koperasi dan kepenggunaan Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin. Beliau berkata kenaikan harga minyak di pasaran sekarang berikutan pergolakan di Asia Barat sehingga menjadikan harga minyak... Selanjutnya

Antara koleksi edisi kedua setem

Antara koleksi edisi kedua setem 'destinasi pelancongan' yang popular di Pahang, Perak dan Terengganu ditunjukkan di Galeri Setem Pos Malaysia Dayabumi, Kuala Lumpur 17 November 2017. — Foto Bernama

Cantona the artist ponders sex, life and death in new book

November 18, 2017

PARIS, Nov 18 — Football legend Eric Cantona was a brooding artist on the field. Now he is proving that he is also one off it as a book of his drawings is published. The former Manchester United star muses on sex, death, ageing and madness in My Notebook, a collection of 100 or so sketches and observations on the absurdities of... Read more

A man reads the headlines of newspapers for sale on a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

A man reads the headlines of newspapers for sale on a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 18, 2017. — Reuters pic