Month: November 2018

W7, a London-based cosmetics brand targetting the young and the fashion-forward. recently launched in Malaysia. Asia Healthcare, distributor of health and skincare products, introduced it. An extremely creative makeup brand, the brand offers an extensive range of cosmetic products. Themed around “Who Will You Be Today”, W7 aspires to encourage young and vibrant women to
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People could add years to their lives in smog-plagued parts of the world if authorities could reduce particulate pollution – soot from cars and industry – to levels recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), a new study reported. No other large US city would benefit more than Fresno, California, which has soot concentrations at
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Cryptocurrencies made a strong comeback in the middle of the week, after posting 2018 lows a few days prior. Investors began dumping digital currencies after Bitcoin Cash miners decided to split the chain in two. After the hard fork, an all-out hash war began, and investors weren’t pleased. Investors began buying back digital currencies when
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The Louvre museum in Paris has announced it will open its doors for free one Saturday night a month to attract younger, less wealthy visitors. Home to the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, the world’s most-visited museum previously opened for six free Sundays a year, but a statement published on Wednesday said this
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Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of
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Something witchy this way did not come for the 2018 reboot of Charmed. If anything, it feels like an opportunistic attempt at capitalising on the legacy and success of a much-loved series. At its peak, the original Charmed (1998-2006) was the longest running TV series featuring all-female leads. Beneath the campy fun about spells and
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Illiza Ho is no stranger in the Malaysian fashion scene. She made her debut as a handbag designer in 2013, and now, she has been recognised as among some of the country’s notable talents. The 37-year-old, who counts Professor Datuk Dr Jimmy Choo as her mentor, received the Best Accessories Designer Of The Year award
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Bitcoin (BTC) made a rather dramatic comeback just 48 hours ago. At press time, the world’s first digital currency is currently trading above $4,300. The entire crypto community is buzzing, as most altcoins have followed BTC’s upward movements. Bitcoin (BTC) Comeback The cryptocurrency community took a huge hit in mid-November when Bitcoin Cash miners started
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Scores of tech entrepreneurs in Berlin have signed a letter telling the government to scrap a poster campaign that encourages migrants to go home – saying the message spreads hate and undermines efforts to hire foreign developers. The “Returning From Germany” campaign, launched by the interior ministry last week, offers financial incentives
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JOHOR BARU: State Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has praised Johor Corporation (JCorp) for its continuous effort in developing the state through all of its big projects. Sultan Ibrahim said JCorp should also be appreciated for carrying out various corporate social responsibility programmes that had touched all walks of life. “Today, we are
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LONDON (Reuters) – Wales flanker Ellis Jenkins will have surgery after suffering a serious knee injury in last Saturday’s 20-11 win over South Africa, his club Cardiff Blues said on Thursday. “Further specialist reviews are needed to establish an accurate prognosis following surgery,” the club added. The player told the BBC he was still hoping
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PETALING JAYA: Chinese lifestyle retailer Samanea by LESSOHOME and Jaya Grocer will be anchor tenants at Glomac Bhd ’s Glo  Damansara Mall in Petaling Jaya. Jaya Grocer replaces Ben’s General Food Store which left a couple of months ago. LESSOHOME’s presence here represents its sixth stop after New York, Sydney, Dubai, Thailand and Indonesia. The
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police are ready to accept the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), with some conditions, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun. The Inspector-General of Police said that the setting up of the police oversight body, to replace the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC), is something that is the
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(Reuters) – Everton’s ability to grind out results has boosted their confidence ahead of Sunday’s Merseyside derby against Liverpool in the Premier League, midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson has said. Iceland international Sigurdsson scored the winning goal as Everton overcame promoted Cardiff City 1-0 last Saturday to extend their unbeaten league run to three games and climb
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The “diligent” preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are setting a fine example for future bids, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. Speaking at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly in Tokyo on Thursday, Bach praised his hosts following their presentation to delegates.
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A five-year-old boy from northeast China with a life-threatening kidney disorder has notched up a million followers on social media as he live-streams to raise money for his medical treatment. Nicknamed “Little Rock”, the boy’s Buddha-like appearance has added to his popularity online, news website Thepaper.cn reported on Tuesday. His parents regularly set up the
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