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Reuters Video: ‘Unsane’, a movie shot entirely on iPhone premieres in Berlin
Actress Claire Foy talks about making smartphone film ‘Unsane’ at the film’s world premiere at the Berlin film festival. (no reporter narration). ― Reuters Read More

February 23, 2018

PETALING JAYA, Feb 23 ― The Prime Minister’s Office has chided those who had allegedly twisted Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s statement on health and dietary routine... Read more

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Court of Appeal: Heed A-G’s decision on PM’s role in 1MDB case

February 23, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 23 ― The Court of Appeal ought to take judicial notice of the fact that the Attorney-General (A-G) has made a decision that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had done nothing wrong in the 1MDB issue. In his 33-page judgment today, Court of Appeal judge, Justice Datuk Yaacob Md Sam said the findings by the A-G and... Read more

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is pictured signing the visitor’s book during the late Chow Chee Keong’s wake at the Nirvana Memorial Centre in Sungai Besi February 23, 2018. ― Picture via Twitter/ NajibRazak

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is pictured signing the visitor’s book during the late Chow Chee Keong’s wake at the Nirvana Memorial Centre in Sungai Besi February 23, 2018. ― Picture via Twitter/ NajibRazak Read More

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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
The Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

The Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour and Caroline Rush, chief executive of the British Fashion Council, and royal dressmaker Angela Kelly as they view Richard Quinn’s runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design as she visits London Fashion Week, in London February 21, 2018. ― Reuters pic

The Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week
Sophia Webster’s latest accessories at London Fashion Week

Sophia Webster’s latest accessories at London Fashion Week

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A model displays a creation during the Sophia Webster presentation at London Fashion Week, in London February 20, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Sophia Webster’s latest accessories at London Fashion Week

Biggest Indonesian party backs President Widodo for new term

February 23, 2018

JAKARTA, Feb 23 ― Indonesia’s biggest political party in parliament today endorsed President Joko Widodo as its candidate for elections in 2019, joining four other parties backing him for a second term. The presidential election is widely expected to be a re-run of a 2014 vote with Widodo taking on retired general Prabowo Subianto of... Read more

A woman cleans garbage in front of her house in this picture provided by Antara Foto as floods hit Tanjungsari village in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia, February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

A woman cleans garbage in front of her house in this picture provided by Antara Foto as floods hit Tanjungsari village in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia, February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Former English star Danny Mills says will return to beautiful Malaysia

By Prem Kumar


February 23, 2018

PETALING JAYA — Danny Mills loved his media work in Malaysia so much he is looking forward to return for future assignments. Former England rightback Mills, who won 19 caps, is part of Astro SuperSport’s live English Premier League... Read more

An athlete from team US trains for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics at the Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Pyeongchang February 23, 2018. — Reuters pic

An athlete from team US trains for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics at the Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Centre in Pyeongchang February 23, 2018. — Reuters pic

FGV to expand landbank size for crude palm oil plantation

BY SHARINA AHMAD
February 23, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 ― Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV) is eyeing for potential value accretive landbank expansion of 20,000 hectare for its crude palm oil (CPO) plantation in Malaysia, Indonesia and Africa this year. Group President and Chief Executive Officer Datuk Zakaria Arshad said the group plans to acquire several... Read more

People enter the office of Anbang Insurance Group in Beijing February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

People enter the office of Anbang Insurance Group in Beijing February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic Read More

KFC counts its chickens as UK stores slowly reopen

February 23, 2018

LONDON, Feb 23 — Less than a third of KFC’s outlets in Britain remained shut Wednesday afternoon, following a supply crisis that closed hundreds of its restaurants and left customers struggling to find their deep-fried chicken fix. Around 628 of the American fast-food chain’s 900 British outlets were open by mid-afternoon, according... Read more

Deep fried shrimp are on display for sale at the local market in downtown Gangneung, South Korea February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Deep fried shrimp are on display for sale at the local market in downtown Gangneung, South Korea February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

Film about downfall of Brazilian President Rousseff hits screen in Berlin

February 23, 2018

BERLIN, Feb 23 ― Brazilian society remains deeply divided one and a half years after President Dilma Rousseff was impeached and removed from office, said the director of a new documentary about the period. O processo (The Trial), directed by Maria Augusta Ramos, blends footage of Rousseff’s trial with images of protesters who campaigned... Read more

Reuters Video: Idris Elba excited about engagement and directorial debut
British actor Idris Elba turned out at the Berlin film festival to launch his new film “Yardie” and show off his recent fiancee to the press. — Reuters Read More

With Easy Ride trial, Nissan takes new step toward being Uber competitor

February 23, 2018

YOKOHAMA, Feb 23 — Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership, Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous transportation services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber Technologies and other technology firms. In partnership with Japanese mobile gaming... Read more

A self-driving vehicle, based on Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV), for Easy Ride service, developed by Nissan and mobile gaming platform operator DeNA Co, is seen during its media preview in Yokohama, Japan, February 23, 2018. — Reuters pic

A self-driving vehicle, based on Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV), for Easy Ride service, developed by Nissan and mobile gaming platform operator DeNA Co, is seen during its media preview in Yokohama, Japan, February 23, 2018. — Reuters pic Read More

The Australians washing their way to better mental health

February 23, 2018

SYDNEY, Feb 23 ― When Luke Terry decided to set up a business, hiring unemployed people with mental illnesses to do laundry for hotels and hospitals in eastern Australia, his friends laughed. “I'd never really done any washing, even at home,” said Terry, who lives in Toowoomba, 125km (78 miles) west of Queensland's state capital,... Read more

The artwork ‘coffee and poetry’ is pictured at the seaside of Gangneung February 23, 2018. — Reuters pic

The artwork ‘coffee and poetry’ is pictured at the seaside of Gangneung February 23, 2018. — Reuters pic

Snap royalty Kylie Jenner helps erase US$1.3b in one tweet (VIDEO)

February 23, 2018

NEW YORK, Feb 23 — Snap Inc’s flagship platform has lost some lustre, at least according to one social-media influencer in the Kardashian-Jenner clan. The Snapchat parent’s shares sank as much as 7.2 per cent yesterday, wiping out US$1.3 billion (RM billio) in market value, on the heels of a tweet from Kylie Jenner, who said she... Read more

Reuters Video: Kylie Jenner's US$1b Snapchat smackdown
Reality TV star Kylie Jenner's tweet erasing $1 billion (RM3.9 billion) in Snapchat market value rivaled a "sell" rating earlier in the week from Citi as social media users and Wall Street moaned over Snapchat's recent upgrade. — Reuters Read More

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

People stop to listen to a man who plays a piano on a bridge over the Seine River in central Paris February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic

People stop to listen to a man who plays a piano on a bridge over the Seine River in central Paris February 23, 2018. ― Reuters pic Read More

Mahkamah setuju Najib tidak salah kes 1MDB

February 23, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, 23 Feb — Mahkamah Rayuan perlu menerima pengiktirafan kehakiman tentang hakikat bahawa Peguam Negara (AG) telah membuat keputusan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak tidak melakukan sebarang kesalahan dalam isu 1MDB, kata seorang Hakim Mahkamah Rayuan dalam penghakimannya. Dalam penghakiman setebal 33 muka surat, Datuk... Selanjutnya

Kelihatan masyarakat Hokkien membeli batang tebu yang dijual di Jalan Perak di George Town 23 Februari, 2018. Masyarakat Hokkien menyambut perayaan Bai Ti Gong atau dikenali sebagai Tahun Baru Hokkien hari ini, iaitu pada hari kesembilan sambutan Tahun Baru Cina. — Foto oleh KE Ooi

Kelihatan masyarakat Hokkien membeli batang tebu yang dijual di Jalan Perak di George Town 23 Februari, 2018. Masyarakat Hokkien menyambut perayaan Bai Ti Gong atau dikenali sebagai Tahun Baru Hokkien hari ini, iaitu pada hari kesembilan sambutan Tahun Baru Cina. — Foto oleh KE Ooi

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

Employees of a furniture shop read while waiting for customers in Jakarta February 23, 2018. — AFP pic

Employees of a furniture shop read while waiting for customers in Jakarta February 23, 2018. — AFP pic