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LAST_UPDATEWed, 24 May 2017 1pm

Woman Gets Hair Caught In Subway Doors, Stays Stuck That Way For Six Stops

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One woman experienced an even more uncomfortable than usual ride on the metro recently after the subway doors closed on her hair.

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Japan Emperor Worked To Heal Wounds Of War, Get Closer To People

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Japan's cabinet approved a bill on Friday to allow Emperor Akihito to step down, paving the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly two centuries, after he said last year he feared age might make it hard to carry out his duties.

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Two Works Break US$50m Barrier At Christie's Contemporary Sale

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Works by Francis Bacon and Cy Twombly each sold for more than $50 million at Christie's on Wednesday, helping drive a $448 million sale of contemporary art that met expectations in an uncertain market.

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Star Lot Withdrawn At Sotheby's, A Malevich Fetches $21 Million At N.Y. Auction

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Impressionist and modern art achieved some respectable results at Sotheby's on Tuesday, but the sale was marked by the 11th-hour withdrawal of its much-hyped star offering, an early masterpiece by Egon Schiele.

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Hopes Rise For Safe Birth By Japan's Probably Pregnant Panda

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A female panda at a Tokyo zoo appears to be pregnant, zoo officials said on Friday, raising hopes for a safe birth five years after her first cub died within days of being born.

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[Video] Schoolgirl Gets Caned In Public, Netizens Say Her Parents’ Action Is Totally Acceptable

In a recent article titled 'Do you think it is acceptable for a child to be caned in public?' by Singapore online media Stomp, the site revealed an incident captured, showing parents caning their child on a footpath recently.

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Jack Ma, M'sia's Digital Economy Adviser Is Now The Richest Man In China

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Already a billionaire entrepreneur in his own right, Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Alibaba Group just become the richest man in mainland China.

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Raising Chickens Using Virtual Reality Could Be The Solution For Cost Efficient Ethical Farming

In an attempt to make factory farming less cruel for the livestock while avoiding the extra costs and risks of free range farming, an associate professor at the Iowa State University’s College of Design came up with an idea that sounds like it comes from a science fiction movie script: the chicken matrix.

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[Video] Woman Caught A Man Secretly Filming Her On MRT And Records Him Back, Exposes Him On Facebook

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What was supposed to be a good night out with a friend ended up differently when a woman found herself being secretly filmed on an MRT train.

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What Are Today’s Headlines?

The English dailies today reports on the recovered RM800,000 cash found from a police corporal and the large sum set aside by our PM to benefit oil palm smallholders.

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