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Adulting 101: Seoul’s KidZania helps jobseekers play their way to a new career

SEOUL, July 23 — At a kids’ role-playing theme park in Seoul, 23-year-old Park Woo-joo is on a very ...

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Deep ocean ‘dark oxygen’ find could rewrite Earth’s history, researchers say

PARIS, July 23 — In the total darkness of the depths of the Pacific Ocean, scientists have discovere...

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Chinese lunar probe finds traces of water in Moon soil samples

SHANGHAI, July 23 — A Chinese lunar probe found traces of water in samples of the Moon’s soil, scien...

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How fibreglass is sneaking into the oysters and mussels that you eat

PARIS, July 22 — For the first time, worrying levels of fibreglass — or glass reinforced plastic (GR...

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Paris prepares warm Olympics welcome — except for rats

PARIS, July 23 — While the Paris Olympics is set to be a festival of socialising and intermingling, ...

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Sake with a soundtrack: Music brews up unique flavours in Tokyo

TOKYO, July 23 — The gentle lilt of a flute fills a cramped second-storey space in Tokyo that houses...

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Could your cat really help unlock the secrets to obesity?

PARIS, July 23 — In recent years, the scientific community has become increasingly interested in the...

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Seremban’s senior living resort Millennia Village officially opens for business, after promotional video went viral with 6.4 million views

SEREMBAN, July 22 — Nestled on a 32 acres enclave in Seremban, Millennia Village is approximately an...

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As age slows Japan’s ‘ama’ free divers, volunteers plunge in to help

MINAMIBOSO (Japan), July 22 — Bearing torches that lit up the night as they swam out into the ocean,...

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‘Border History of a Borneo Longhouse’: New book on Kelabit village history launched in Amsterdam

KUCHING, July 22 — The book Border History of a Borneo Longhouse was launched in Amsterdam, the Neth...

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Gazan man grows rooftop vegetables to feed starving neighbours

GAZA, July 22 — Mounting hunger risk in the Gaza Strip has pushed seasoned farmer Yousuf Abu Rabea t...

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Inaugural Royal Selangor Jazz festival celebrates jazz music and culture, attracting new people to the genre

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 —The recently held Royal Selangor Jazz Festival brought together jazz fans fro...

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Everybody poops sometimes, but does it really matter how often?

PARIS, July 22 — A new study published today in Cell Reports Medicine reveals that bowel movement fr...

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Sultan Ibrahim’s train licence, car collection among highlights of ‘Raja Kita’ exhibition at Muzium Negara

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — A train driver’s licence and a collection of private vehicles belonging to H...

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When rock and orchestra collide: Musical event in November to reimagine iconic songs by The Beatles and Nirvana

PETALING JAYA, July 22 — Prepare for an electrifying night as the worlds of rock and symphony conver...

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Giraffes bring peace to Kenyan communities once at odds

BARINGO, July 22 — On a vast farm in Kenya’s Rift Valley, a veterinarian carefully takes aim before ...

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Three-day Lion Dance Festival 2024 roars into action at Kuching Waterfront on July 26

PUTRAJAYA, July 22 — The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) in collaboration with the Sar...

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Sip sustainably: Tasmanian dairy launches ‘Eco-Milk’ from seaweed-fed cows

CANBERRA, July 22 — A small dairy in Tasmania is stocking supermarket shelves with what it says is t...

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All aboard! First-ever Bangkok to Vientiane train service now running

BANGKOK, July 22 — As a long whistle shattered the tranquillity of the night, the Rapid No. 133 trai...

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‘Incredible opportunity’: ‘Bad Day’ singer Daniel Powter to attend Knights Award in KL in October

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 -- The third season of the Knights Award was recently launched in KL, marking ...

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Chinese ‘fast luxury fashion’ pioneer Urban Revivo opens first local flagship at Pavilion KL (VIDEO) 

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — The epitome of ‘fast luxury fashion’, Urban Revivo (UR) recently celebrated ...

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Burning misinformation: Social media influencers reject sunscreen, opt for dangerous alternatives as skin cancer rates rise

WASHINGTON, July 21 — Dismissively tossing a tube of sunscreen over his shoulder, a bare-chested Tik...

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Inaugural ‘Hari Baju Melayu’ celebrates traditional men's outfit, aims to empower vendors and unite Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Hari Baju Melayu 2024 is set to ignite a renewed enthusiasm for the baju Mel...

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Founder and publisher of ‘Gila-Gila’ magazine apologizes for use of AI, brands it as ‘significant mistake that should have never happened’

PETALING JAYA, July 21 — The founder and publisher of popular humour magazine Gila-Gila, Jaafar Taib...

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Backpacking choice of budget-conscious travellers, makes dream of travelling the world more achievable

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Travelling abroad, especially to Europe, can be an expensive affair for Mala...

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From NewJeans T-shirts to Jennie's sunnies: Why K-pop fans are obsessed with buying their idols' merchandise

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — In an era where streaming and online shopping has taken over, physical K-pop...

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From golf stimulator to massage table, Marina Bay Sands offers redesigned rooms as part of expansion

SINGAPORE, July 20 — Since its 2010 opening, Marina Bay Sands (MBS) has continued to evolve, deliver...

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‘I made something similar in jail’: Online users react to ‘gross’ Buzzfeed claiming ramen omelette carts part of Malaysian street food

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — A recent Instagram Reel has received not-so-great attention from local onlin...

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Discover lesser-known durian variants across Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — With the current durian season in full swing, lovers of the King of Fruits a...

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Stay safe under the sun: Local skincare brand B&B Lab introduces new suncare product 

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — As a primary source of light and warmth, the sun provides essential benefits...

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