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Young souvenir seller shows off linguistic skills
A video clip showing a Khmer boy showing off his linguistic talent while trying to sell souvenirs to M'sian tourist, known on Facebook as Venus Gwc, has gone viral on social media. Many netizens are impressed by his talent, with some saying that the boy had to develop the skill in order to survive. We attempted to translate what he says.
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PM, Lin Dan and fellow tour players wish Chong Wei well
Well wishes have poured in for Datuk Lee Chong Wei who announced his retirement from professional badminton on Thursday. He made the decision as he was advised not to take any more risks or highly-intense training programmes. He was diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer last year.
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S’pore Go-Jek driver in viral video says thinking about his family helped him remain calm
A heated exchange between a Singapore Go-Jek driver and his passenger, who accused the former of kidnapping her on their trip from Bishan to the city, has gone viral after footage of the incident was posted on Facebook on Thursday. When contacted by The StarTV, the driver, Kamaruzzaman Abdul Latiff, said thinking about his family helped him to remain calm throughout the ordeal. Read more at: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2019/02/01/go-jek-driver-accused-of-kidnapping-passenger-ridiculed-on-social-media/
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Jonghyun last seen alive at convenience store
Korean broadcaster SBS revealed CCTV footage of SHINee lead singer Kim Jong-hyun visiting a convenience store on the day of his death as hundreds of fans continued to visit his altar at the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul on Wednesday. The funeral ceremony will be held privately tomorrow.
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Queen Elizabeth visits Manchester attack victims
Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Thursday met young victims of Monday's attack in Manchester that killed 22 and left more than 100 injured.
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Dr M engages audience with wit and humour during Cambridge talk
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad kept the floor engaged with his wit and humour during his talk at Cambridge Union on Sunday (June 16). The crowd was amused when Dr Mahathir pointed out in jest that in the English language, people do not mean what they say. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/06/17/dr-m-engages-audience-with-wit-and-humour-during-cambridge-talk/
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Malian hero scales Paris building to save child
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of Malian immigrant, Mamoudou Gassama, who scaled the facade of a four-storey building to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will support his effort to settle in France. The video of Gassama's quick climbing to reach the child, cheered on by terrified onlookers, went viral on social media, with people calling the 22-year-old a real spiderman.
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Misbun has moved on just like Chong Wei
Datuk Lee Chong Wei is indebted to his mentor Datuk Misbun Sidek who has guided him to enviable success throughout his badminton career spanning almost 20 years. Now that Chong Wei has retired, Misbun said he had also moved on to focus on producing more players in the mould of the Malaysian legend.
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British police use tea as analogy for sexual consent
An animation relating the issue of consenting sex to having a cup of tea has gone viral since it was uploaded at the end of October by Thames Valley Police. The video shows various scenarios of people offering each other tea, with a narration explaining when someone should give another person the beverage and when they should not.
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It's official! Tun M sworn in as 7th Prime Minister
Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was officially sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia on Thursday night. He took his oath of office as Prime Minister before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at the Istana Negara at 9:57pm.
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Indonesian court jails British woman for slapping immigration officer
An Indonesian court on Feb 6 sentenced a British woman to six months in jail for slapping an immigration officer at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali after a heated argument over a fine for overstaying her visa. Auj-E Taqaddas, 42, was found guilty of violence against an officer carrying out his duty.
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Man saves a trapped dog
A video of a man who saved a trapped dog from a construction site has touched many hearts on social media. The man, with the username Edal FirasDhiya Tay, said he tried to get extra help but couldn't. He then used a wooden plank to help remove the dog, which was stuck in between a wooden trench and a cement wall.
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Bosnia war criminal dies after taking poison in court
A Bosnian Croat wartime commander has died after swallowing poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on Wednesday after losing an appeal against a 20-year prison sentence. 72 year old Slobodan Praljak shouted that he was not guilty and gulped down poison upon hearing his sentence at the U.N. war crimes tribunal in the Hague on Wednesday.
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Before Harambe shooting, gorillas had a history of protecting children from harm
Animation showing two previous incidents where gorillas were protecting the children who fell into their enclosures from danger.
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Timeline of Santa Barbara rampage by Rodger
A series of knife and shooting attacks in Santa Barbara, USA, injured 13 and claimed the lives of seven people, including 22-year-old college student Elliot Rodger, the person police believe is responsible for the bloodshed.
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Perfect Father
Nothing compares with the love parents shower on their children. It is pure and unconditional. The enduring love and sacrifice of your parents know no bounds... You are the most precious in their eyes, show them that they are just as precious in yours... Happy Parents Day... Brought to you by Perfect Livin Malaysia's No.1 Home & Lifestyle Exhibition
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TRIBUTE TO CHONG WEI: His Greatest Supporter
The family of Datuk Lee Chong Wei has helped him through some of the toughest moments of his life, including a career-threatening injury, an eight-month doping ban and his diagnosis of early stage nose cancer.
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Emma Watson addresses Vanity Fair photo controversy
Emma Watson, who found herself being criticized for going bra-less in a Vanity Fair shoot, hits back at critics during an interview, stating there is a "misunderstanding of what feminism is."
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China's death-row inmate bids his family last goodbye
A touching moment was caught on camera when a death-row inmate bade his family last goodbye in China's Heilongjiang province. Li Shiyuan was allowed to see his family before he was executed on Dec 15. He was sentenced to death after murdering three people in a fight in 2015.
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Malay family speaks fluent Chinese at home
Che Su Khamis, a villager of Kampung Sanglang, Kedah, speaks fluent Mandarin and has mastered in only a year. She converses it every day with her children.
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Japan princess to wed commoner, forcing her to quit royal family
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito, will wed a former classmate, the Imperial Household said on Sunday, confirming a marriage that will further deplete the royal family since she must become a commoner. Read more at: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2017/09/03/japan-princess-to-wed-commoner-forcing-her-to-quit-royal-family/#mWU9I8PsCFFUPT74.99
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'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader Carrie Lam to steps down. The rally took place a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades. Read more: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2019/06/16/tens-of-thousands-expected-to-rally-to-demand-hong-kong-leader-steps-down/
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Dr M: I don’t have enough time
In an exclusive interview with The Star, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted that since he was appointed as Malaysia’s seventh Prime Minister, he has to sacrifice his sleep to work but his healthy lifestyle helps him to focus.
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TRIBUTE TO CHONG WEI: His Greatest Rival
Throughout his 19-year stellar sporting career, Malaysia’s badminton legend Datuk Lee Chong Wei has played against many opponents. But one man stands out and pushes him to the limit.
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Self-defense technique against common attacks
MuayFit instructor Mike Yap shares some self-defense techniques against common attacks with Metro Online Broadcast (MOB).
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Dr M and Anthony Loke offer friendly advice in road safety viral video
Road users this festive season can take heed of some friendly advice from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. In an entertaining yet informative three minute video, Dr Mahathir and Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook explore the top questions on road safety. Both Dr Mahathir and Loke also wished road users Selamat Hari Raya and advised them to be safe on the roads. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/06/09/dr-m-and-anthony-loke-offer-friendly-advice-in-road-safety-viral-video/
Views: 49921 The Star Online
Tears as Malaysia’s badminton ace Lee Chong Wei retires
Malaysia's badminton king Datuk Lee Chong Wei, a three-time Olympic silver medalist and former world number one, announced his retirement on Thursday, as prolonged health issues after battling cancer dashed his hopes of a comeback. Lee, who was diagnosed with early stage nose cancer last year, said he opted to retire after being told by doctors that his body could no longer take the intense training needed for high-level competition.
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Kevin Morais murder trial: Accused tells court Najib offered RM3.5mil to admit guilt
The seventh accused in the murder of Deputy Public Prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais told the High Court here Tuesday that he was offered RM3.5m by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to admit guilt. S. Ravi Chandaran, 47, also told the court that the offer was made through a prisons officer and besides this, he also received an offer from Kevin Morais's younger brother, Datuk Richard Morais, to do the same. The accused had also told the court that Dr Kunaseegaran offered him RM1.5mil in Dec 2017, making the total he would receive if admitted guilt at RM7mil. Meanwhile, Najib has hit back at Bernama report over the case, claiming that the agency had used a “sensational and tabloidish headline” and would have led many to believe what was said about him. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/10/02/kevin-morais-murder-trial-accused-tells-court-najib-offered-rm35mil-to-admit-guilt/
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Hong Kong's financial hub paralysed by protests
Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong on Wednesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators stormed key roads next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2019/06/11/hundreds-rally-in-hong-kong-in-fresh-protests-against-extradition-bill/
Views: 11393 The Star Online
Waterspout swirls in Penang
A waterspout was spotted swirling near Tanjung Tokong in Penang on Monday afternoon. Photos and videos of the weather phenomenon, forming out of dark storm clouds, are going viral on WhatsApp and Facebook. Read more at : https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/04/01/waterspout-spotted-in-penang-whips-up-big-wave-and-sends-zinc-sheets-flying
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Rafidah speaks on the flaws of the education system
Former International Trade and Industry Minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz speaks about the flaws of the education system in preparing the young for the working world at the Malaysia: A New Dawn conference.
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The man who quit CEO post to perfect Ipoh 'kai si hor fun'
After 20 years as an industrialist with Tasek Corporation Bhd, Datuk David Tan Sek Yin shares his story on why he now spends his days over a hot stove, making Ipoh kai si hor fun (shredded chicken kuey teow).
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NZ bikers perform Haka in tribute for shooting victims
Members of a New Zealand biker gang performed the Haka on Sunday to honour the victims of the mass shootings in Christchurch. The attack on Friday saw at least 50 people killed and dozens wounded.
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'The Beast' designed to protect U.S. President
During his official visit to Malaysia from April 26-28, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama will be protected by his bodyguards and service agents as well as the presidential state car, also known as Cadillac One or by the agents as "The Beast."
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Dialogue session with Dr M at Oxford Union
A dialogue session was held with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Friday after he addressed the Oxford Union, one of Britain’s oldest student unions and a world-renowned debating society with history stretching back to 1823.
Views: 259647 The Star Online
Sun bear taken from condo owner
A video of a baby sun bear roaring through the window of Sentrio Suites Condominium in Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur went viral on Thursday. According to a resident, the tenant of the unit said that she had found the cub injured, and that was why she took it home. The cub is now under the care of Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (Perhilitan). Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/06/07/sun-bear-spotted-in-kl-condo/
Views: 63997 The Star Online
Yasmin Ahmad (1958-2009)
Local filmmaker extraordinaire, Yasmin Ahmad, who touched many hearts and minds with her distinctly down-to-earth Malaysian productions passed away on July 25, after suffering a stroke and brain haemorrhage. She was 51.
Views: 211482 The Star Online
Ten dining etiquette when dining in a fancy restaurant
Metro Online Broadcast (mob.com.my) takes a look at the do's and don'ts when dining in a fancy restaurant. Watch this video at http://switchup.tv/View.aspx?vid=11520&cid=3
Views: 165739 The Star Online
Julia Volchkova brightens up Port Klang with giant mural
Russian street artist Julia Volchkova was back in Malaysia to paint a giant-sized mural in Port Klang. The artwork is located next to another mural by Judith de Leeuw from Netherlands.
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Rafidah: "Billion Dollar Whale" teaches us a lot of lessons (FULL SPEECH)
Former trade and industry minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz congratulated the authors of “Billion Dollar Whale” on Tuesday and said there were a number of lessons from the book about Jho Low and the 1MDB scandal.
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World population would be out of control without M'sian rubber, jokes Dr M
Without Malaysian rubber, the world's population growth would spiral out of control, joked Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when launching the 9th International Rubber Glove Conference and Exhibition 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on Tuesday. The Prime Minister said the country's thriving rubber product industry contributed a lot, and not just to the country's economy but to humanity as well. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/09/04/world-population-would-be-out-of-control-without-msian-rubber-jokes-dr-m/
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Anwar says a 'totally shattered' Najib called him twice on election night
PKR de factor leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters that former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak was ”totally shattered” the night he lost the general election and called him to seek advice on what he should do. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/05/17/anwar-says-shattered-najib-called-him-twice-on-election-night/
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Pua: Declassified 1MDB audit report will provide more clues for probe
Former PAC member Tony Pua welcomed the declassification of the 1MDB audit report which was announced by Auditor-General Tan Sri Madinah Mohamad, following her meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday. The executive summary of the report is available on the Audit Department’s website www.audit.gov.my, which crashed following Madinah’s announcement.
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TRIBUTE TO CHONG WEI: His Greatest Achievements
It will be a tough act to follow as far as Datuk Lee Chong Wei's decorated sporting career is concerned. The retired Malaysian shuttler has won a collection of accolades, including three silver medals in the Olympic Games and four All England titles. He's also considered as the most successful player in the Super Series tournaments.
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CCTV footage captures pastor Raymond Koh's abduction
CCTV footage captures the well-planned abduction of pastor Raymond Koh Keng Joo on Feb 13 by a group of men at Jalan SS4B/10, Petaling Jaya.
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MH17: Through the darkness
One year since the downing of flight MH17, Asmaa Aljuned, the wife of the flight's deceased First Officer Ahmad Hakimi Hanapi, shares how she has been coping with the loss and how she manages to move on.
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A privilege to be the first Sikh minister, says Gobind
The newly minted Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says being the first Sikh minister in Malaysia is an achievement and a historic moment for the community. The son of the late Karpal Singh says his father would have been very happy with Pakatan Harapan’s achievement because of the hard work they put in as the Opposition for many years.
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Exclusive: Xavier Justo's tell-all (almost) interview
Former PetroSaudi International executive Xavier Andre Justo was interviewed by The Star in Kuala Lumpur on May 24 after completing his duty to assist in the investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal that saw a change of government in Malaysia. Read more: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/05/25/justo-links-jho-low-to-1mdb-and-petrosaudi-i-met-him-twice-claims-swiss-whistleblower/
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A special flight to honour women in Malaysia Airlines
In conjunction with International Women’s Day, Malaysia Airlines Berhad operated a special flight to honour the women who helped the company flourish. The women, who hold several key roles including second officer, licensed aircraft engineer and cabin crew, share what drives them in a male-dominated environment.
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China enters 5G era
China's top three telco operators have recently said that they have invited their first batch of customers to experience their 5G trial services. This comes after China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have started extensively building 5G base stations in Shanghai to ensure a full coverage of 5G network in the city by 2021.
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