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‘Your work is done’: Nation says goodbye to goalie legend Chow Chee Keong

Reuters Video: Vehicle strikes White House barrier, driver apprehended
The Secret Service apprehended a woman after the vehicle she was driving struck a security barrier near the White House. Linda So reports. — Reuters Read More

By Jerry Choong
February 24, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — Tears fell freely as many recalled happy memories of the late national goalkeeper Chow Chee Keong today. At the Nirvana Memorial Centre here,... Read more

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Police: Viral videos insinuating public disorder are GE14 simulation exercise

February 24, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — The videos which have gone viral along with fake news insinuating public disorder were the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) simulation exercise ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14). Bukit Aman Management Department director Datuk Seri Abdul Ghafar Rajab said PDRM had been intensifying its preparation to ensure that... Read more

MMOTV: Jade Emperor’s birthday celebrations in Penang
The grand celebrations of the Jade Emperor’s Birthday kicked off at midnight. The evening leading up to midnight was filled with cultural performances and lion dance performances. ― Video by KE Ooi Read More

Versace rocks Milan Fashion Week

Versace rocks Milan Fashion Week

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Models present creations from the Versace Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 23, 2018.― Reuters pic

Versace rocks Milan Fashion Week
Blumarine’s latest creations at Milan Fashion Week

Blumarine’s latest creations at Milan Fashion Week

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A model presents a creation from the Blumarine Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 24, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Blumarine’s latest creations at Milan Fashion Week
Fendi presents feminine and romantic collection in Milan

Fendi presents feminine and romantic collection in Milan

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A model presents a creation from the Fendi Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during the Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Fendi presents feminine and romantic collection in Milan
Moschino channels Jackie O in Milan

Moschino channels Jackie O in Milan

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A model presents a creation from the Moschino Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 22, 2018. — Reuters pic

Moschino channels Jackie O in Milan
Gucci’s bold display at Milan Fashion Week

Gucci’s bold display at Milan Fashion Week

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A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 22, 2018. — Reuters pic

Gucci’s bold display at Milan Fashion Week
Moncler presents creations at Milan Fashion Week

Moncler presents creations at Milan Fashion Week

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Models present creations from the Moncler Autumn/Winter 2018 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 21, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Moncler presents creations at Milan Fashion Week

India seizes jeweller’s farmhouse, power plant after PNB fraud

February 24, 2018

MUMBAI, Feb 24 ― Indian authorities said today they seized a farmhouse, a solar power plant and land belonging to billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, at the centre of an alleged US$1.8 billion (RM7 billion) fraud against Punjab National Bank that has shaken confidence in state lenders. Modi, who had a chain of boutique stores from New York... Read more

Students raise their artworks during an attempt to stage the largest art lesson in Quezon City, metro Manila, Philippines, February 24, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Students raise their artworks during an attempt to stage the largest art lesson in Quezon City, metro Manila, Philippines, February 24, 2018. ― Reuters pic view gallery

‘Your work is done’: Nation says goodbye to goalie legend Chow Chee Keong

By Jerry Choong
February 24, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — Tears fell freely as many recalled happy memories of the late national goalkeeper Chow Chee Keong today. At the Nirvana Memorial Centre here, relatives and old friends came to pay their last respects to one of the... Read more

General view during the second semi final. of the women’s mass start final at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, South Korea February 24, 2018 ― Reuters pic

General view during the second semi final. of the women’s mass start final at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, South Korea February 24, 2018 ― Reuters pic

Geely buys Daimler stake in China’s biggest overseas auto deal

February 24, 2018

HONG KONG, Feb 24 — The founder of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co has accumulated a stake worth about €7.3 billion (RM35.1 billion) in Daimler AG, marking the biggest investment in a global automobile manufacturer by a Chinese company. Li Shufu acquired the 9.7 per cent holding through Geely Group, a company owned by the billionaire... Read more

The new Venezuelan cryptocurrency ‘Petro’ logo is seen at a facility of the Youth and Sports Ministry in Caracas February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic

The new Venezuelan cryptocurrency ‘Petro’ logo is seen at a facility of the Youth and Sports Ministry in Caracas February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic

Jamie Oliver eyes transport hubs to help resuscitate restaurant empire

February 24, 2018

LONDON, Feb 24 ― Jamie Oliver's crumbling restaurant empire is looking towards transport hubs to help the group get back on track following a string of restaurant closures. Earlier this year, Oliver announced plans to close 12 of the 37 restaurants from his flagship Jamie's Italian brand. This week, he narrowly saved his upscale... Read more

A cook places pots outside a restaurant in Pyeongchang February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic

A cook places pots outside a restaurant in Pyeongchang February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic

Wes Anderson, Norway teen massacre films lead Berlin fest race

February 24, 2018

BERLIN, Feb 24 ― Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, an animated movie with political bite, and a controversial dramatisation of Norway’s 2011 massacre of teenagers by a neo-Nazi gunman led the award favourites today at the Berlin film festival. The Berlinale, Europe’s first major cinema showcase of the year, will hand out its coveted... Read more

See this new clip for ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’
Check out this new TV spot for highly-anticipated sequel ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ that stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Rinko Kikuchi and Cailee Spaeny. Read More

Lister previews all-new Storm II

February 24, 2018

LONDON, Feb 24 ― The Lister Motor Company was revived back in 2014, and since then the British company's boss, Lawrence Whittaker, has made no secret of his desire to see the company produce a hypercar capable of taking on the likes of McLaren, Pagani and Koenigsegg. It now appears those plans may finally be coming to fruition after the... Read more

Reuters Video: 'Easy Ride' launches Nissan into the self-driving market
Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous vehicle services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber and other technology firms. Zahra Mackaoui reports. ― Reuters Read More

Primitive art: Neanderthals were Europe’s first painters

February 24, 2018

LONDON, Feb 24 — The world’s oldest known cave paintings were made by Neanderthals, not modern humans, suggesting our extinct cousins were far from being uncultured brutes. A high-tech analysis of cave art at three Spanish sites, published on Thursday, dates the paintings to at least 64,800 years ago, or 20,000 years before modern... Read more

A model presents a creation from the Versace Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic

A model presents a creation from the Versace Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic Read More

Apple moves to store iCloud keys in China, raising human rights fears

February 24, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 24 — When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users’ iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data centre at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, Chinese authorities will have far easier access to text messages, email and other data stored in the cloud. That’s because of a change to how the company handles the... Read more

A volunteer looks at her mobile phone at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Park in Gangneung, South Korea, February 24, 2018. ― Reuters pic

A volunteer looks at her mobile phone at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Park in Gangneung, South Korea, February 24, 2018. ― Reuters pic

London hubs could add 30m passengers without new runways

February 23, 2018

LONDON, Feb 23 — Two of London’s three biggest airports said they could add almost 30 million more passengers between them yearly without requiring extra runways. Stansted, the biggest hub for Ryanair Holdings Plc, plans to apply to raise a cap on annual passenger numbers by almost one-quarter to 43 million, owner Manchester Airports... Read more

A skateboarder is seen in silhouette on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California, United States, US, February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

A skateboarder is seen in silhouette on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California, United States, US, February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Selepas rumah disamun, kereta Iqram pula langgar tembok

February 24, 2018

PETALING JAYA, 24 Feb — Selepas rumahnya dipecah masuk, kereta Iqram Dinzly pula rosak akibat terlanggar tembok. Pelakon Evolusi KL Drift berkata kejadian berlaku berikutan beliau mengantuk dan penat ketika memandu, lapor mStar Online. “Satu persatu ujian yang diberi dan semakin ku sedari. Sekiranya jadi maka jadilah ia, usah... Selanjutnya

Masyarakat Hokkien menyambut perayaan ‘Bai Ti Gong’ atau dikenali sebagai Tahun Baru Hokkien di Chew Jetty, George Town February 23, 2018. ― Foto oleh Sayuti Zainudin

Masyarakat Hokkien menyambut perayaan ‘Bai Ti Gong’ atau dikenali sebagai Tahun Baru Hokkien di Chew Jetty, George Town February 23, 2018. ― Foto oleh Sayuti Zainudin

Handwritten ‘Frankenstein’ manuscript getting limited-edition release

February 22, 2018

LONDON, Feb 22 — To mark the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein, an independent publishing house is releasing a manuscript that comes from Shelley’s original handwritten notebooks. Shelley was just 18 in 1816 when she envisioned the famous horror story, taking inspiration from a ghost-story... Read more

A man picks up a newspaper in a nationalist shop in Belfast February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic

A man picks up a newspaper in a nationalist shop in Belfast February 24, 2018. — Reuters pic