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Learn from Trump’s social media mastery, Zahid tells Wanita Umno

NYT Video: Make buckwheat popovers for breakfast
In a twist on a morning classic, earthy buckwheat imparts new life to this soft, crispy pastry. — The New York Times Read More

BY BOO SU-LYN
January 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 — Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi told Wanita Umno today to take heed of how Donald Trump utilised social media and defied expectations to become US... Read more

PM: Put aside differences to focus on unity

January 22, 2017

SEREMBAN, Jan 22 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Malaysians need to focus on efforts on instilling unity instead of giving attention to matters pertaining to disagreements and differences in opinion.  He said as a multiracial and multi-religious country, any kind of disagreement and differences in opinion should be handled... Read more

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak visits the exhibition space after opening the Wisma Ceylonese building in Seremban January 22, 2017. — Bernama pic

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak visits the exhibition space after opening the Wisma Ceylonese building in Seremban January 22, 2017. — Bernama pic Read More

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Chubby baby giant pandas are just too cute

Chubby baby giant pandas are just too cute

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A baby giant panda plays at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, Sichuan province January 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Chubby baby giant pandas are just too cute
Celebrating Kolyada pagan holiday in Belarus

Celebrating Kolyada pagan holiday in Belarus

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Local residents take part in the celebrations of Kolyada pagan holiday in the village of Martsiyanauka, Belarus January 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Celebrating Kolyada pagan holiday in Belarus
Enjoying winter around the world

Enjoying winter around the world

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A skier walks up a snow-covered slope on a sunny winter day in the mountain area of Hoch-Ybrig, Switzerland January 21, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Enjoying winter around the world
Scenes from the ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ LA premiere

Scenes from the ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ LA premiere

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Cast member Samuel L. Jackson (right) takes a selfie with co-star Vin Diesel at the premiere of ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California January 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

Scenes from the ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ LA premiere
Inside the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

Inside the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

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Contortionist Rich Miteku performs during the opening of the 41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco January 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

Inside the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival
Stunning displays at the Magical Lantern Festival in London

Stunning displays at the Magical Lantern Festival in London

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A light display is illuminated during the Magical Lantern Festival marking the Chinese new year at Chiswick House in London January 19, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Stunning displays at the Magical Lantern Festival in London

Reuters Video: Women’s March on Washington goes global

Duration: 1:29, Published 22 Jan 2017

Hungary in mourning after 16 killed in horror coach crash

January 22, 2017

BUDAPEST, Jan 22 — Hungary was today mourning 16 people killed when a coach carrying Hungarian teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed in northern Italy. The mass of flowers, candles and messages for the victims of Friday’s tragedy continued to grow outside the children’s school in central Budapest, which is getting ready to welcome... Read more

Reuters Video: Thousands protest Trump as ‘sister marches’ begin in Australia
Thousands of protesters in Australia take part in one of the hundreds of womens’ marches planned around the world in a show of disapproval of US President Donald Trump as he began his first day in office. — Reuters Read More

Champions Leicester slip to new low at Southampton

January 22, 2017

LONDON, Jan 22 — Champions Leicester City’s alarming slump continued with a 3-0 Premier League defeat at Southampton today that left them just five points off the drop zone and firmly embroiled in a relegation fight. First-half goals for... Read more

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Trump team said to discuss post-Brexit trade deal with UK

January 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, Jan 22 — Bloomberg Prime Minister Theresa May last week declared Britain is “open for business” as she announced plans to pursue a clean break with the EU, paving the way for the UK to eventually strike new trade accords with the continent and other countries. May is to visit Washington this week. Trump officials believe... Read more

Reuters Video: China growth beats forecasts, but debt risks loom
China’s economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.8 per cent in the fourth quarter, boosted by higher government spending and record bank lending, giving it a tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent year. Graham Mackay reports. — Reuters Read More

How to make crispy breakfast popovers with a touch of buckwheat (VIDEO)

January 22, 2017

NEW YORK, Jan 22 — In a twist on a morning classic, earthy buckwheat imparts new life to this soft, crispy pastry. Melissa Clark also shares tips on breaking eggs and making popovers in this video. — The New York Times

Bloomberg Video: Farm bugs on your desk and... eat them
The idea of eating insects might not be to everyone’s taste, but people in Asia have been dining on bugs for centuries. To satisfy insect eaters’ appetites, a Livin Farms founder Katharina Unger and her team invented the world’s first desktop edible insect farm. — Bloomberg Read More

This lady of London keeps calm and cooks on

January 22, 2017

LONDON, Jan 22 — A group of well-heeled, elegantly dressed women sit around a table inside a historic British manor house, arguing over rules and manners. Accusations fly, and two of them storm off. Amid the chaos, one blonde keeps her attention on her potatoes and green beans, seemingly oblivious to the bickering. She is Caroline... Read more

Madonna performs at the Women’s March in Washington January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Madonna performs at the Women’s March in Washington January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic Read More view gallery

New 2017 VW Jetta: Now with Coasting Function

YS Khong
January 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 — If you are looking for a C-segment car, check out the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, launched a couple of months ago by Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM), and pay particular attention to a special feature that is only found in more expensive cars – the Coasting Function. The benefit of the Coasting Function is... Read more

Automatic snow chains are mounted on the tires of a car driving through the ski resort Ovcarna near the village of Karlova Studanka, Czech Republic, January 22, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Automatic snow chains are mounted on the tires of a car driving through the ski resort Ovcarna near the village of Karlova Studanka, Czech Republic, January 22, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Works by Luis Barragan, Franz West, Andy Warhol go under the hammer in Piasa auction

January 22, 2017

PARIS, Jan 22 — Wednesday, February 22, 2017, Parisian auction house Piasa will sell a private Belgian collection packed with treasures from some of the biggest names in art and design. All of the items up for sale can be viewed at the auctioneer’s premises in the French capital, February 16-22. Luis Barragán The most exceptional lot... Read more

Bloomberg Video: Sweat through The Met
The latest cult fitness craze to hit Manhattan can now be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Starting on January 19, The Museum Workout is an aerobic exercise that takes participants through the hallowed halls of the museum before it opens to the public. — Bloomberg Read More

‘Micro Machines: World Series’ looks to join toy car racers elite (VIDEO)

January 22, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 22 — The original developer of Micro Machines racing games is back behind the wheel with Micro Machines World Series coming to console and computer in April 2017. It’s a welcome return to the franchise for Codemasters who last made a Micro Machines game in 2006 with Micro Machines V4. The original was released in... Read more

Bloomberg Video: The doctor’s office of the future
‘Forward’ is a startup that reimagines a doctor’s office. It uses technology to do everything from drawing your blood to taking your pulse to recording your conversations with your doctor. ― Bloomberg Read More

Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market

January 22, 2017

MADRID, Jan 22 — The travel sector is jazzing up its offer for gay tourists, who tend to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny hubs like Ibiza. The trend was underscored at the Fitur tourism fair in Madrid, one of the world’s largest, which wraps up on Sunday, where tourism boards plugged cultural... Read more

A tourist walks under the lanterns along a street ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year outside Raohe street Night Market in Taipei January 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

A tourist walks under the lanterns along a street ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year outside Raohe street Night Market in Taipei January 22, 2017. — Reuters pic

Lelaki Teragung nyanyian Dayang Nurfaizah Juara Lagu ke-31

OLEH NABIHAH HAMID
January 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Jan — Lelaki Teragung dendangan Dayang Nurfaizah memenangi Anugerah Juara Lagu (AJL) ke-31 malam ini menewaskan 11 lagu yang turut dipertandingkan. Hafiz dan Misha Omar mendapat tempat kedua menerusi lagu Terimaku Seadanya manakala Sudah Ku Tahu nyanyian Projector Band mendapat tempat ketiga.   Juara Lagu membawa pulang... Selanjutnya

Pemain hoki wanita negara Fatin Sukri meraikan jaringan setelah berjaya membolosi dua jaringan ke atas penjaga gol pasukan Itali pada sesi pukulan penalti sempena Perlawanan Separuh Akhir Liga Hoki Dunia Wanita Pusingan Kedua di Kuala Lumpur 21 Januari 2017. — Foto Bernama

Pemain hoki wanita negara Fatin Sukri meraikan jaringan setelah berjaya membolosi dua jaringan ke atas penjaga gol pasukan Itali pada sesi pukulan penalti sempena Perlawanan Separuh Akhir Liga Hoki Dunia Wanita Pusingan Kedua di Kuala Lumpur 21 Januari 2017. — Foto Bernama

These young adult novels come with back stories — The authors’ own

January 22, 2017

ATLANTA, Jan 22 — Allison Glock and T Cooper live behind a white picket fence, an enclosure so tidy and welcoming that it seems to grin at passers-by. Its cheer is a match for their house, warmed on the inside by an upright piano, a plump sofa facing the weathered wood fireplace, and family portraits lining the walls. This is home, you may... Read more

Copies of a newspaper with Donald Trump on the front page are set on fire following President Trump’s inauguration in Washington January 22, 2017. — AFP pic

Copies of a newspaper with Donald Trump on the front page are set on fire following President Trump’s inauguration in Washington January 22, 2017. — AFP pic Read More