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LAST_UPDATEWed, 18 Oct 2017 3pm

[Video] Putin Receives Adorable Birthday Gift From Turkmenistan President

Russian President Vladimir Putin just turned 65 on October 7, and to commemorate the day, Turkmenistan’s president showered him with a belated gift, a precious pup during a summit in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday (October 11). 

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What Are The Headlines Today?

The English dailies today highlighted the Inspector General of Police's (IGP) four strategies to maintain integrity of the police force, former Malaysian Olympian and diving coach Huang Qiang accused of raping 20-year-old trainee, and Shafie Apdal's worry that he might be next after his brother was arrested by the Malaysian Anti Corruption Comission yesterday.

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Robert Pattinson Single Again As Twilight Star Splits From Fiancée FKA Twigs

AS vampire Edward Cullen in Twilight, ROBERT PATTINSON was a pin-up for millions of teens around the world.

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Malaysia’s Slide Toward More Conservative Islam

A ‘good’ Muslim to many in Malaysia is a person who adheres to Arab culture, and practices the literal version of Islam exported by Saudi Arabia. Pic: Berita Daily

On Sept 24, 2017, news broke of a laundromat that was only opened to Muslims in Malaysia’s southern state of Johor. Facing significant backlash, the owner of the business said that he was being a good Muslim by providing a “clean” (the Malay word in play – “suci” – is more accurately translated as “pure”) laundromat for Muslims – the irony was evidently lost between his prejudice and intolerance.

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Our English Proficiency Is Declining That Some Youngsters Don’t Know What 'Ugly' Means

English is the most commonly spoken language besides Mandarin and Spanish, and is widely used in the world that it is often perceived as the universal language. It no doubt plays a very important role in our daily lives as well – for daily and international communications, business and trade, education, and especially in this technology revolution and the rise of the internet – it is the most accessible language.

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Man Jokes About Being Unable To Afford Ice Cream For Son -- And 9-Year-Old Stranger Offers Him Money

Stomper P was heartened by what happened after he joked about not having enough money to buy his son an ice cream at McDonald's Jurong Point on Sunday night (Oct 8).

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Latest Crazy Make Up Trend; Nostril Hair Extensions

For most women, make up is not just something they use to to make them look beautiful, but it's also a medium for them to express their creativity. As the name implies, make-up artists are artists in their own right as well, only that they use faces as their canvas.

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Man Left With 50% Of His Face After Surgery By Fake Doctor

Beauty is pain apparently for this man who went to great lengths to look less like himself that he had to endure such excruciating pain.

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What Are The Headlines Today?

The English dailies today headlined the news about Malaysian Rulers making the rare move to express concern about the actions of several individuals who threatens to taint the good name of Islam, and the harmony of Malaysia through their actions.

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