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July 7, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — International business daily Wall Street Journal (WSJ) needs to provide at least four trustworthy witnesses to back its graft allegations against... Read more

PKR claims groups barred from MPs’ meet on 1MDB in Parliament

By Syed Jaymal Zahiid
July 7, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — A bipartisan meeting on controversial allegations against 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has been forced to move from Parliament after representatives from NGOs were barred from entry today, a PKR leader said. PKR communications chief Fahmi Fadzil said his party was only informed this morning that the intended... Read more

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (centre) is greeted by the public as he joined about 1,000 residents in Jerteh for terawih and witir at Masjid Ulul Albab, Seberang Jerteh yesterday evening. Picture released July 7, 2015. — Bernama pic

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (centre) is greeted by the public as he joined about 1,000 residents in Jerteh for terawih and witir at Masjid Ulul Albab, Seberang Jerteh yesterday evening. Picture released July 7, 2015. — Bernama pic >view gallery

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Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona

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Revellers cool off with water thrown from a balcony at the start of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain July 6, 2015. The festival, best known for its daily running of the bulls, kicked off today with the traditional ‘Chupinazo’ rocket launch and will run until July 14. — Reuters pic

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona
Show-stopping looks at Giambattista Valli Couture

Show-stopping looks at Giambattista Valli Couture

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A model poses before the presentation of creations by Italian designer Giambattista Valli as part of his Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2015/2016 fashion show in Paris July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

Show-stopping looks at Giambattista Valli Couture
Everything is illuminated

Everything is illuminated

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The ‘Eveready Book of Play’ recently won a Silver Lion in the Branded Content and Entertainment category at Cannes Lions 2015.

Everything is illuminated
On the road in the US West’s Big Country

On the road in the US West’s Big Country

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The New York Times staff reporter Stephanie Rosenbloom drives across the peaks of the Beartooth Range in Montana, through Yellowstone in Wyoming, to Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve in Idaho, over a distance of some 700 miles.

On the road in the US West’s Big Country
Fare thee well Grateful Dead

Fare thee well Grateful Dead

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The Grateful Dead wave to the crowd before their final concert at Soldier Field stadium in Chicago, Illinois July 5, 2015, in this handout courtesy of Jay Blakesberg. — Reuters pic

Fare thee well Grateful Dead
Prince George steals the show at Princess Charlotte’s christening

Prince George steals the show at Princess Charlotte’s christening

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Prince George turns to look at the crowds at the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate for the christening of Princess Charlotte on July 5, 2015. — Reuters pic

Prince George steals the show at Princess Charlotte’s christening

Unfortunate accident! French teen shoots twin dead at family dinner

July 7, 2015

NANCY (France), July 7 — A 14-year-old French boy accidentally shot his twin brother dead during a family meal yesterday while playing with guns that he did not know were loaded, police said. “One of the family members had got out several guns, without knowing or giving a warning that some of them were loaded,” a local police commander in... Read more

A group of children help the Dalai Lama blow out a candle on his birthday cake at the University of California, Irvine July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

A group of children help the Dalai Lama blow out a candle on his birthday cake at the University of California, Irvine July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

After strong World Cup showing, England’s ‘Lionesses’ come home

July 7, 2015

LONDON, July 7 — England’s players were met by adoring fans yesterday at London’s Heathrow Airport when they returned home from the Women’s World Cup in Canada where they finished third. The ‘Lionesses’ proudly wore the bronze medals they won by beating Germany 1-0 after extra time in the third-place playoff. Family, friends and supporters were on hand to welcome Mark Sampson’s team back to home soil after an overnight flight. Having... Read more

China stocks take an early beating despite support action

July 7, 2015

SHANGHAI, July 7 — Chinese stocks opened down today, taking no comfort from a slew of support measures unleashed by Beijing in recent days, and unnerved by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's failure to mention the market chaos in a statement on the economy. Before the market opened, Li said in comments on a government website that China had the... Read more

Donations of cash are counted following a collection for the Greek Solidarity Campaign at the TUC

Donations of cash are counted following a collection for the Greek Solidarity Campaign at the TUC's Congress House, in London, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

Reuters Video: Hong Kong — where vertical living goes to extremes

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Heeere’s cupcakes! Ghoulish but fun food homage to ‘The Shining’

July 6, 2015

NEW YORK, July 6 — Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca have taken the adage “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” and run with it. The photographer and food stylist, who have worked with the likes of Lucky Peach, paid tribute to their love of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” with this ghoulish yet delicious homage of food photography... Read more

Bernama staff help themselves to the buffet spread consisting of local delicacies during an Iftar (breaking of fast) event in Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening. Picture released July 7, 2015. — Bernama pic

Bernama staff help themselves to the buffet spread consisting of local delicacies during an Iftar (breaking of fast) event in Kuala Lumpur yesterday evening. Picture released July 7, 2015. — Bernama pic >view gallery

Hollywood mogul Jerry Weintraub dies at 77

July 7, 2015

LOS ANGELES, July 7 — Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub, who made the “Ocean’s Eleven” movies and managed artists including Frank Sinatra, has died aged 77, a spokeswoman said yesterday. George Clooney and former US president George HW Bush were among the first to mourn Weintraub, whose credits also included “Diner,” “The Karate Kid” and... Read more

Actress Jessica Alba poses before the presentation of creations by Italian designer Giambattista Valli in Paris, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

Actress Jessica Alba poses before the presentation of creations by Italian designer Giambattista Valli in Paris, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic >view gallery

Aston Martin F1 deal? Don’t hold your breath, says CEO

July 7, 2015

LONDON, July 7 — Aston Martin have had plenty of approaches from Formula One teams wanting to bring the brand back to the sport but the chances of a deal are improbable at best, chief executive Andy Palmer told Reuters yesterday. The former Nissan executive, who joined the classic British sportscar marque last year, recognised the rumour... Read more

An aerial picture shows new Chevrolet cars at a General Motors

An aerial picture shows new Chevrolet cars at a General Motors' parking lot in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

Awesome Canteen’s vintage fair Lelong 2.0 returns this weekend

By Lydia Koh
July 7, 2015

PETALING JAYA, July 7 – If you missed out on the previous Lelong — a garage sale organised like an art installation — by Awesome Canteen & Bok Tjuv in May, here’s your chance to get in on some vintage action!  The first sale was so much fun — for the sellers and the buyers — they are doing it again. This weekend. Come “forage” for more... Read more

Shop for vintage stationery at Lelong 2.0 this weekend. — Picture courtesy of Awesome Canteen

Shop for vintage stationery at Lelong 2.0 this weekend. — Picture courtesy of Awesome Canteen Read More

Reddit revolt! No matter who has CEO role, site’s users still rule

July 7, 2015

LOS ANGELES, July 7 — Reddit Inc is in revolt, and chief executive officer Ellen Pao is struggling to quell the insurgency. Users of the online-forum community are up in arms over how Pao handled the firing of a widely respected employee, and many also disagree with steps Reddit took to make it easier to generate revenue, such as removing... Read more

Actress Jessica Alba uses her phone as a model presents a creation by Italian designer Giambattista Valli as part of his Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015/2016 fashion show in Paris, France, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

Actress Jessica Alba uses her phone as a model presents a creation by Italian designer Giambattista Valli as part of his Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015/2016 fashion show in Paris, France, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More >view gallery

Spanish bull-run festival kicks off with wine-soaked party

July 7, 2015

PAMPLONA, July 7 — A sea of revellers decked in red and white sprayed wine on each other in a packed Pamplona square yesterday to kick off Spain’s famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival. The nine-day street party got underway at midday with the cry “Viva San Fermin!” followed seconds later by the firing of a firecracker known... Read more

Revellers cool off with water thrown from a balcony at the start of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

Revellers cool off with water thrown from a balcony at the start of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic Read More >view gallery

Award-winning children’s book lights up imaginations (VIDEO)

July 6, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — As parents increasingly rely on digital devices as the main source of entertainment for their children, Eveready has set out to bring Malaysian families closer with the humble torchlight. Inspired by the traditional Malaysian form of storytelling, wayang kulit, the battery company, together with advertising agency... Read more

A girl reads the Quran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi, Libya July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic

A girl reads the Quran at a Koranic school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Benghazi, Libya July 7, 2015. — Reuters pic