Mary Oliver, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83. Author of more than 15 poetry and essay collections, Oliver wrote brief, direct pieces that sang of her worship of the outdoors and disdain for greed and other
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Whenever Norhidayah Jamaludin sends her three young sons to the daycare centre, she brings along their packed breakfast, lunch and teatime snack. Although the daycare centre provides meals for the children, her sons cannot eat the catered food as they need a special diet. Her boys – Adam Haris Mohd Faris, seven, Aiman Haris Mohd
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Pop idol Rihanna is preparing to launch her own luxury brand with the world’s biggest fashion conglomerate, according to reports. The Barbados-born superstar, who already has her own highly successful Fenty sportswear label, is in secret talks with the French giant LVMH, according to Women’s Wear Daily. The publication said the group, which owns such
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There is more anecdotal, rather than conclusive scientific, evidence that dietary intervention is beneficial for children with special needs. But many parents have tried food therapy, hoping their children’s condition would improve. “There are studies claiming certain food may reduce symptoms of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). But there isn’t
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A devised physical theatre story about longing and acceptance. A tale of an ancient Kelantanese princess. Traditional Teochew iron-rod puppets. A Pakistani student, an Australian workman and a whiff of racism. At a glance, there is no such thing as a slow start for theatre in the Klang Valley . It looks like the early
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Jade Hills is one prime example of Gamuda Land’s commitment towards creating a town where the community enjoys long-term sustainable value in terms of a lasting good quality of life and good capital growth. These are derived from towns and developments at good locations, well master-planned with sustainable green environment, great gathering places that bring
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Win amazing prizes that will change your life in the DuitNow launch campaign. In conjunction with the launch, bank customers stand a chance to win amazing prizes worth more than RM3.6mil in total, including a RM1mil dream home, a total of RM1mil in cash prizes, a Mercedes-Benz GLC 200, a Mercedes-Benz A 200, five RM20,000
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My shoulder is sore. Not from doing heavy duty exercise, but from trying to put on a sports bra. That’s right – danger lurks in a seemingly innocent piece of undergarment and can cause a lot of distress! Back then (yes, I’m ancient), sports bras came in “cupless” styles and were cheap, though they didn’t
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For centuries, honey has been the magic potion for our health and skin, and it’s rightly so due to its nutrient rich properties. While used as a natural substitute for sugar and as an instant energy booster, its rich source of antioxidants, flavonoids and antibacterial properties keep your skin healthy and clean. Honey is also a
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New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia was hacked two days ago. The thief (or thieves) made off with approximately $3.6 million in cryptocurrency. Now, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has frozen tokens sent to its wallet by the alleged hackers. Binance Freezes Tokens According to Binance CEO Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao, the exchange reportedly received an unspecified amount of cryptocurrency that
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KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah opposition leader today raised concerns that the termination of water supply maintenance contracts for 58 water treatment plants in Sabah could worsen incidences of water supply disruptions in the state. Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) president Jeffrey Kitingan said since the contracts were terminated on Jan 15, there were immediate water
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Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong with Eastern Field Command chief Lt-Gen Zamrose Mohd Zain (extreme left). At right is army veteran affairs director-general Maj-Gen Dzulkarnain Ahmad. KOTA KINABALU: The establishment of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (BAR) in the southern Philippines may reduce the number of kidnappings in the waters off Sabah, Deputy Defence Minister
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Sepanggar Warisan Youth chief Norazmi Alimat (second from right) hopes activist Zainnal Ajamain will retract his statement and give the CM enough time to bring Sabah forward. KOTA KINABALU: Sepanggar Warisan Youth lodged a police report against activist Zainnal Ajamain for what it perceived as a misleading statement against Chief Minister Shafie Apdal. Sepanggar Warisan
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Awang Tengah (centre) receiving a token of appreciation from STIDC general manager Hashim Haji Bojet. KUCHING: The state government is moving towards a total ban of export of logs, said Deputy Chief Minister Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. He said this is to ensure higher value for processed products and ensure the continued sustainability of the
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