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In Daytime Discos, South Korea's Elderly Find Escape From Anxiety

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon, dancing to local hits from the 1960s in a basketball court-sized hall.

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Here Is A Summary Of What DAP Kepong MP Has To Say About His Own Party's Betrayal

Tan Seng Giaw

Yesterday, outgoing Kepong Member of Parliament spoke to the New Straits Times for the first time since news broke out of him being dropped from the DAP candidates list for the coming GE14.

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‘Big Price To Pay’: Inside Trump’s Decision To Bomb Syria

From the moment White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly first informed him late last Saturday night that dozens of people in a leafy suburb of Damascus had died choking and foaming at the mouth from another suspected gas attack, President Trump was determined to strike back in Syria.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Featured on the English dailies today are the Barisan Nasional’s manifesto for Penang, the multi-cornered battles in the upcoming election and the political stance taken by hawkers in Bentong.

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The Key Difference Between Mahathir And Najib Cronyism Explained In Tweets

 

As social media has been flooding with opinion postings related to the upcoming 14th General Election (GE14), in a Twitter thread recently, one user jumped on the bandwagon to share her two cents on why people should choose wisely between the lesser of two evils.

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The Malaysian Election Issue No One Can Afford To Ignore

Filepic: SCMP

With official campaigning for Malaysia’s May 9 general election not due until the end of April, there are few clues available on the trump cards Prime Minister Najib Razak and his chief rival Mahathir Mohamad are likely to wield in their final bid to sway swing voters.

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Will BN See A Return Of Chinese Voters In GE14?

Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the 63rd MCA annual general meeting when he was told about the need to build more Chinese national vernacular schools (SJKC) and for the UEC to be recognised by public universities, both of which Barisan Nasional's GE14 Manifesto has addressed. Pic: NST

In the 13th General Election (GE13), MCA suffered a big blow when they lost 108 of the 127 Parliamentary and state seats that they contested in, making the party’s failure rate at 85 per cent.

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Story Of Titanic's Six Chinese Survivors Emerges Over 100 Years After Sinking

HONG KONG: In the early hours of April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic – the “unsinkable” British passenger ship – hit an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York, taking more than 1,500 of its 2,200 passengers and crew down with it.

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[VIDEO] Father Throws His Six-Month-Old Daughter Off The Roof Of Their Shack

Pic: Daily Mail

A South African man has been charged with attempted murder after throwing his six-month-old daughter off the top of a shack in an illegal township to stop it being demolished.

Read more: [VIDEO] Father Throws His Six-Month-Old Daughter Off The Roof Of Their Shack

Doomsday Preacher Says End Of The World Begins Soon

Astronomers are banging their heads against the wall following new claims the world is going to end thanks to the non-existent planet 'Nibiru'.

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