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‘Dumped’: A Local Author’s Debut Novel On Life, Love, Loss And Letting Go

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Mentally sketching out our future during our adolescent years or early 20s is a common hobby amongst the female population. But as the years goes by, we discover that life does not follow our plans or daydreams to the T.

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Here’s What The Error In ‘M’sian’ Man Attacking Couple Kissing In Rome’ News Report Made Us Realise

A few days ago, news broke of an allegedly Malaysian man who attacked a couple kissing in front of a mosque in Rome.

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The Story Behind The Trump Effect, From The Editor-In-Chief

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Shortly after Donald J. Trump became U.S. president last January, I wrote a memo to the Reuters staff providing guidance on how to cover the new Administration. The gist was that we should proceed as we would with any leader in the world, whether that leader admired journalists or viewed them as the enemy.

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Mustafa Akyol’s Detention: Is Jawi Acting As Thought Police Over Universities?

Pic: AliranIn great distress, Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia asks if state religious authorities have now acquired the power of thought police to investigate and prosecute Muslim academics who speak intellectually on religion for “teaching religion without appropriate credentials”, a Sharia offence that is normally reserved for unauthorised preachers in mosques.

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Was Hefner Oppressor Or Liberator? Women Debate His Legacy

Oppressor or liberator? Feminist in a silk robe, or pipe-smoking exploiter? Opinions were flying a day after Hugh Hefner’s death over just what he did — and didn’t do — for women.

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Fikirlah: May The Rohingya Find Salvation

KUALA LUMPUR -- Recently I was taking a ride in a Grab car and whilst conversing with the driver, he grumbled to me about the deluge of foreigners in his neighbourhood in Ampang, Selangor.

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Is Cheese Healthy?

Yes, cheese is nutrient-rich -- and tasty -- but it's best to consume it in small portions.

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Turning 55 On Nov 6, TV Host Aznil Nawawi Is Far From Retiring Showbiz

KUALA LUMPUR: Popular television host Datuk Aznil Nawawi believes in entertaining fans as long as he can, and the “retirement age” 55 is just another number for him.

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Spicy Foods Could Lead To Weight Loss: Study

LOS ANGELES: A new study from US Arizona State University (ASU) led by two Chinese scientists showed the first promising link between capsaicinoids, the active ingredient in chilli peppers, and one’s energy-burning ability, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

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Awal Muharam: A Look Back At Milestone Moments For Muslims In The 1438 Hijri Year

Today marks the first day of the Islamic lunar calendar for the 1439th year, and for more than a billion Muslims around the world, it is a day to reflect on their past year and to make new year resolutions to be a better Muslim in the coming year.

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