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LAST_UPDATESun, 22 Jul 2018 2pm

[MD Book Review] M’sian Author’s Piece ‘Second Chinese Daughter’ Uncovers How Women In Malaya Hold On To Their Identity

Malaysian-born Shirley Fung crafted a tale that follows three generations of women hailing from Old Malaya between 1930s and 1960s – attempting to uphold society’s demands of a woman whilst finding and staying true to their identity.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies end the week front paging news on calls for the High Court Judge to recuse himself from Datuk Seri Najib Razak's case and Tommy Thomas to be disqualified, and the return of Jamal Yunos after he fled police custody. 

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At Russia's World Cup, Google Translate Breaks Language Barriers

KAZAN, Russia - Soccer might be the most universal language on the planet. But when it comes to deciphering the Cyrillic alphabet or communicating with locals at the World Cup in Russia, the love of the game is sometimes not enough.

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Igor The Eagle: Moscow Zoo Honors Russia's Star Goalkeeper

MOSCOW - Moscow zoo has named a new-born eagle after Igor Akinfeev, the star goalkeeper who helped Russia beat Spain and advance to the World Cup quarter-finals, an official said on Thursday.

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Eateries And Poor Hygiene: What Are We Doing About It?

The Raj Banana Leaf incident shook Malaysians almost to the core especially when they had to bear witness to the restaurant’s workers washing the plates using puddle water.

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We Just Got More Evidence Open Plan Offices Suck, According To Science

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For the first time, scientists have measured what actually happens with face-to-face interactions when employees start to work at an open-plan office - and their results show these modern workspaces are not as collaborative as you'd think.

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Pharmicist Writes To New Health Minister, Asks Why The Price Of Medicines Have Gone Up After GE14

Even though the Pakatan Harapan-led (PH) government claims that prices of important goods will decrease after the zero-rating of the Goods & Services Tax on June 1, the same can't be said for the prices of medicines in our local pharmacies.

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Is It Cruel To Stun Animals With Carbon Dioxide?

The carbon dioxide shortage has focused attention on the methods used to stun animals, but is there be a better way?

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Revolution In Quake Detection Technology

Earthquakes may now become easier to detect than ever before, with the aid of developing technology.

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There Is No Such Thing As ‘Edible Sunblock’, Dr Amalina Tells Off Safiey Illias

Looks like the latest product by cosmetics entrepreneur Safiey Illias has created another medical controversy which has sparked debates on social media.

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