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From apartment to bungalow: She’s stretching her design wings

Checking items off an ambitious bucket list is nothing new for Eva Niewiadomski, 55, who has launched a successful business, travelled the world, and even fulfilled a longtime dream to take ... Read More »

‘Ferdinand’: Inspiring us to stop and smell the roses

Would you believe a story about a strong male bovine who absolutely detests fighting matadors in crowded Spanish bullfighting arenas for brutal elegance, ferocity and glory? And that all this ... Read More »

Royal wars: Princes William & Harry’s rumoured cameo in ‘The Last Jedi’

Princes William and Harry attended the European premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Dec 12, joining the all-star cast in London for the latest instalment of the sci-fi saga. The ... Read More »

South-East Asia online economy seen reaching US$50bil in 2017

South-East Asia’s Internet economy, spanning online travel to ride-hailing, will reach US$50bil (RM204.18bil) this year, putting it on a solid trajectory to grow fourfold by 2025, according to a joint ... Read More »

To be safe, deactivate debugging mode on Android smartphones

The Android system’s debugging mode can be activated when your device is connected to a computer via USB cable. But even if you enjoy tinkering with your phone’s features, this ... Read More »

Here’s how to shut down the Internet: Snip undersea fibre-optic cables

WASHINGTON: Hundreds of thousands of miles of fibre-optic cable lay on the ocean floors, a crucial part of the global internet’s backbone, and only rarely do ship anchors, undersea landslides or ... Read More »

Couples clamouring to get hitched on Aug 18, 2018

MANY couples will get married on Aug 18, 2018, because of the date’s auspicious connotation, China Press reported. In Mandarin, 818 is homophonic to “making a fortune”, hence the date’s popularity among ... Read More »

Daughter’s kisses still fresh in grieving mother’s mind

PARIT: Aminah Jabil never thought that the repeated kisses from her daughter last Saturday would be the last she would receive. The 65-year-old woman is the mother of Norhaslina Abdul ... Read More »

International awards for Tamil pupils’ invention

TWO pupils from SJK(T) Jalan Yahya Awal made the school proud when their invention won the gold medal at two international events, Malay­sia Nanban reported. S. Nilavarasen and K. Mugilan’s Smart Chromo ... Read More »

First ‘serious incident’ for Japan bullet train as crack found

  Tokyo: A crack has been found in a Japanese “bullet train” that could have caused a derailment, officials said in the first-ever “serious incident” for the iconic mode of ... Read More »

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