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Prayer request would only amplify passengers’ fears, retired pilot says

Bloomberg Video: New cyber attack goes global
Suelette Dreyfus, lecturer at the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, discusses cyber security, the latest attack on infrastructure facilities and what companies can do to protect themselves. She speaks on ‘Bloomberg Markets: Middle East.’ — Bloomberg Read More

June 28, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 ― When pilots ask for divine intervention on a flight, they would only confirm the fears of passengers that they are in serious trouble, a retired... Read more

100 AES cameras to be installed nationwide next year

June 28, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 ― About 100 Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras will be installed at strategic locations nationwide, next year. Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi said the cameras to be installed at highways and federal roads would help ensure road users complied with traffic rules at all times, as it was a... Read more

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail speaks during a press conference at her office in Parliament June 28, 2017. ― Picture by Choo Choy May

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail speaks during a press conference at her office in Parliament June 28, 2017. ― Picture by Choo Choy May Read More

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Images from Content Expo Tokyo 2017

Images from Content Expo Tokyo 2017

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A man wears a Virtual Reality Head Mount at VR/AR World during the Content Tokyo expo in Tokyo June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

Images from Content Expo Tokyo 2017
World’s last wild horses return to Mongolia

World’s last wild horses return to Mongolia

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A Przewalski's horse leaves its container after being released in Takhin Tal National Park, part of the Gobi B Strictly Protected Area, in south-west Mongolia June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

World’s last wild horses return to Mongolia
Ai WeiWei’s exhibition in Washington

Ai WeiWei’s exhibition in Washington

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People view portraits made from Legos at the preview for Ai Weiwei: Trace at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

Ai WeiWei’s exhibition in Washington
‘The House’ premiere in LA

‘The House’ premiere in LA

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Cast member Will Ferrell poses at the premiere for the movie ‘The House’ in Los Angeles, California June 27, 2017. — Reuters pic

‘The House’ premiere in LA
Celebrating  20 years of Harry Potter

Celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter

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Harry Potter fans pose for a photograph at an anniversary presentation at Waterstones bookshop in London June 27, 2017. — Reuters pic

Celebrating  20 years of Harry Potter
Kremlin Ballet Theatre’s Moscow metro takeover

Kremlin Ballet Theatre’s Moscow metro takeover

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Dancers of the Kremlin Ballet Theatre take part in an overnight performance at Novoslobodskaya metro station in Moscow June 26, 2017. — Reuters pic

Kremlin Ballet Theatre’s Moscow metro takeover

Myanmar govt defends detention of journalists

June 28, 2017

YANGON, June 28 — Myanmar’s civilian government today defended the detention of three journalists who were reporting on an armed ethnic group, an incident that has fuelled alarm at the erosion of press freedom. The journalists were among seven people detained by the military on Monday as they left a drugs-burning ceremony organised by... Read more

Women dressed as handmaids from the novel, film and television series

Women dressed as handmaids from the novel, film and television series 'The Handmaid's Tale' demonstrate against cuts for Planned Parenthood in the Republican Senate healthcare bill at the US Capitol in Washington, June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic Read More

Sponsor drops tennis player Dan Evans over cocaine scandal

June 28, 2017

LONDON, June 28 — Britain’s tennis world number 50 Dan Evans testing positive for cocaine has cost him a lucrative sponsorship deal with Italian sportswear firm Ellesse who terminated their contract after just three months. The... Read more

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Alibaba spending US$1b to raise stake in Lazada

June 28, 2017

SINGAPORE, June 28 ― Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest an additional US$1 billion (RM4.3 billion) in Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada Group, boosting its stake by nearly a third to 83 per cent, the two companies said in a joint statement. The move doubles Alibaba's investment in the firm after last... Read more

A sign advertising a sale is displayed in the Old Town shopping area of Pasadena, California June 28, 2017. ― Reuters pic

A sign advertising a sale is displayed in the Old Town shopping area of Pasadena, California June 28, 2017. ― Reuters pic

New York baker Kat Thek: Let internet trolls eat cake (VIDEO)

June 28, 2017

NEW YORK, June 28 — New York City-based baker Kat Thek has a way to handle internet trolls: Let them eat cake. Thek is the owner of Troll Cakes and Detective Agency, which decorates cakes with negative internet comments and sends them to the people who make the comments, known as “trolls” in online parlance. For US$30-60... Read more

Reuters Video: New York baker's cakes for internet trolls
New York City-based baker Kat Thek has a way to handle internet trolls: Let them eat cake. — Reuters Read More

‘Big Bang Theory’ star loses ranch in fire

June 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES, June 28 — Johnny Galecki, who plays Dr Leonard Hofstadter in the hit sitcom Big Bang Theory, lost his ranch yesterday in a huge fire that has been razing California, TMZ reported. Galecki, who wasn’t home at the time, was unharmed. According to reports, the actor’s ranch, which is not his primary home, lies in San Luis... Read more

Calvin Harris' 'Feels' featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean
Calvin Harris' 'Feels' featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean taken from the new album 'Funk Wav Bounces Vol 1'.

Race is on to turn flying car into reality

June 28, 2017

LE BOURGET, June 28 — Aeronautics giants are treating the idea of a flying car with caution, as such a project raises more questions than it answers, experts say — it’s a child’s dream, a millionaire’s toy. But is it really the next big thing in transport?  At this year’s Paris Air Show, you had to search hard to find an... Read more

Children play in an amusement car during Eid al-Fitr celebration in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

Children play in an amusement car during Eid al-Fitr celebration in the rebel held besieged Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

STPI Annual Special Exhibition: ‘David Hockney: A Matter of Perspective’

June 28, 2017

SINGAPORE, June 28 — As part of STPI Gallery’s 15th anniversary celebrations, it is presenting an exhibition by Britain’s most celebrated living artist, David Hockney. Titled ‘David Hockney: A Matter of Perspective’ the exhibition will showcase 36 carefully selected works drawn mostly from Singapore's National... Read more

Reuters Video: Victoria and Albert Museum upgrade
London's Victoria and Albert Museum gets a US$70 million upgrade, the new project is called 'Exhibition Road Quarter' and construction began in 2013. Jayson Mansaray reports. — Reuters Read More

The new Honor 9: High-end specs at a very low price (VIDEO)

June 28, 2017

BERLIN, June 28 — Launched with great pomp and ceremony in Berlin, Germany, on June 27, the Honor 9 is now available to order in Europe. The brand’s new high-end device is a 5.15-inch (13cm) display, Full HD (1080p) smartphone with a 3D curved glass back which gives it a high shine. In terms of power, it has a Kirin 960 chipset and 4GB... Read more

A man wears a head-mounted display and motion capture gloves as he tries Virtual Reality content at VR/AR World during Content Tokyo expo in Tokyo June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

A man wears a head-mounted display and motion capture gloves as he tries Virtual Reality content at VR/AR World during Content Tokyo expo in Tokyo June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

Smartphones are the new hotel room keys

June 28, 2017

PARIS, June 28 — The Louvre Hotels group, which operates the Kyriad, Campanile, Première Classe and Golden Tulip hotel chains, is giving its customers the option of using their smartphone to check-in and open their hotel room door.  Soon you’ll be able to use your smartphone to open your hotel room door. Louvre Hotels sees its... Read more

A woman photographs the sunset in the Brooklyn borough of New York City June 28, 2017. ― Reuters pic

A woman photographs the sunset in the Brooklyn borough of New York City June 28, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Disyaki mendera, lelaki dakwa anak jatuh motor

June 28, 2017

BESUT, 28 Jun — Seorang kanak-kanak lelaki dari Felda Tenang, Hulu Besut meninggal dunia dipercayai akibat didera oleh bapa tirinya awal pagi tadi. Ekoran kejadian itu polis menahan seorang buruh lelaki berumur 38 tahun  yang dipercayai bertanggungjawab di atas kematian kanak-kanak berumur 5 tahun 2 bulan itu, hari ini. Ketua Polis... Selanjutnya

Pengunjung begitu teruja melihat gelagat seekor panda ketika melawat Zoo Negara sempena cuti umum Hari Raya Aidilfitri 27 Jun 2017. — Foto Bernama

Pengunjung begitu teruja melihat gelagat seekor panda ketika melawat Zoo Negara sempena cuti umum Hari Raya Aidilfitri 27 Jun 2017. — Foto Bernama

Sarah Jessica Parker to publish her imprint’s first title

June 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES, June 28 — Sarah Jessica Parker has announced that her publishing imprint will release its first title in 2019. The debut novel by Fatima Mirza is being called a “heartrending and timely story” by the actress. Tentatively called A Place for Us, Mirza’s novel focuses on the lives of an Indian Muslim family in California... Read more

Retired colonel Phan Tu Hai, 74, uses a magnifying glass to read a book near Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic

Retired colonel Phan Tu Hai, 74, uses a magnifying glass to read a book near Hoan Kiem lake in Hanoi June 28, 2017. — Reuters pic