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  • Fendi facing haute furore at Paris Fashion Week
    Fendi facing haute furore at Paris Fashion Week

    With fashionistas baking in a mascara-melting heatwave and Italy's Fendi set to raise hackles with an all-fur collection, Paris Fashion Week, which starts Sunday, may prove a tad too haute to handle. …

  • Thousands greet pope at start of South American trip
    Thousands greet pope at start of South American trip AFP News - 22 minutes ago

    Thousands of jubilant people lined the streets of Quito as Pope Francis began a grueling South American trip that will also take in Bolivia and Paraguay. It is the first visit by a pontiff to Ecuador in three decades and thousands of excited people … More »

  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote
    Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote Associated Press - 47 minutes ago

    Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in ... … More »

  • Cabbies tell SPAD: We can’t afford new vehicles
    Cabbies tell SPAD: We can’t afford new vehicles The Malay Mail Online - 55 minutes ago

    PETALING JAYA, July 6 — Taxi drivers are unable to upgrade their vehicles to new ones because of high purchase and maintenance costs, according to taxi drivers associations. Kuala Lumpur Sentral... … More »

  • Europe scrambles to respond to Greek 'No' on bailout
    Europe scrambles to respond to Greek 'No' on bailout AFP News - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Jeroen Dijsselbloem, leader of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, who had warned ahead of Sunday's crunch referendum a 'No' vote would likely lead to Greece exiting the single currency, termed the result "very regrettable". This result is … More »

  • Euro edges up as investors weigh risks of Greek exit
    Euro edges up as investors weigh risks of Greek exit AFP News - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    The euro bounced back against the dollar in Asia on Monday despite a jump in the odds of a Greek exit from the eurozone after it rejected creditors' austerity demands in a weekend referendum. The 19-nation currency was changing hands at $1.1025 in … More »

  • Suicide bomber kills five in Nigeria church: police, witness
    Suicide bomber kills five in Nigeria church: police, witness AFP News - 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    A suicide bomber blew himself up on Sunday inside a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, killing five worshippers in the latest in a new series of attacks blamed on Boko Haram, a police officer and witness told AFP. The … More »

  • Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet
    Pope Francis on home turf urges defense of poor and planet Associated Press - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Latin America's first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the poor and the environment from exploitation and to foster dialogue among all sectors of society. … More »

  • Emergency eurozone summit on Greece on Tuesday
    Emergency eurozone summit on Greece on Tuesday AFP News - 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    Eurozone nations will hold an emergency summit on Tuesday to discuss the Greek referendum "No" result after the German and French leaders called for a meeting, EU president Donald Tusk said. The special meeting comes as Brussels reels with the … More »

  • Europe's impossible dilemma: let Greece stay or let it go?
    Europe's impossible dilemma: let Greece stay or let it go? AFP News - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Europe faces a near impossible choice between giving debt-laden Greece a chance or pushing it out of the euro and risking global turmoil, analysts said Sunday, after Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected international creditors' terms. Berlin, Paris … More »

  • Policies, incentives needed for heritage conservation
    Policies, incentives needed for heritage conservation The Malay Mail Online - 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — With the heritage restoration efforts taking place at Asian Heritage Row, Malay Mail spoke to Badan Warisan Malaysia executive director Elizabeth Cardosa to find out how... … More »

  • 59 illegal immigrants caught in boat bound for Indonesia
    59 illegal immigrants caught in boat bound for Indonesia The Malay Mail Online - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    PETALING JAYA, July 6 — Marine police, who have been on surveillance for the Hari Raya “exodus” in the Straits of Malacca for over a week, picked up 59 illegal immigrants in a fishing boat heading... … More »

  • Shoppers feeling the pinch
    Shoppers feeling the pinch The Malay Mail Online - 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    PETALING JAYA, July 6 — Prices at several Ramadan bazaars have gone up, based on interviews conducted in Petaling Jaya.  Malay Mail visited four bazaars and spoke to shoppers who said price... … More »

  • People tightening their belts, say consumer groups
    People tightening their belts, say consumer groups The Malay Mail Online - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    PETALING JAYA, July 6 — With Hari Raya around the corner, consumer groups say the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and other recent economic developments have had a huge impact on consumer spending.... … More »

  • Two blasts rock central Nigerian city of Jos: police
    Two blasts rock central Nigerian city of Jos: police AFP News - 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Two blasts rocked the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, the police said, in the latest unrest to hit the region. "I can confirm that there were two explosions in Jos this evening. One happened at the Bauchi motor park and the other at … More »

  • Amos Yee trial plagued by last-minute hospitalisation, growing protest …
    Amos Yee trial plagued by last-minute hospitalisation, growing protest … Yahoo Newsroom - 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    Teenager Amos Yee Pang Sang is due to be sentenced today (Jul 6) against a backdrop of last-minute hopitalisation, a protest at Hong Lim Park and growing calls for the Singapore government to free Yee. Yee was briefly admitted to hospital late last … More »

  • Muhyiddin to take over should Najib take leave of absence, analysts sa …
    Muhyiddin to take over should Najib take leave of absence, analysts sa … The Malay Mail Online - 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — Convention dictates that Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will take over as interim Prime Minister should Datuk Seri Najib Razak take a leave of absence following investigations into... … More »

  • The Latest: Pope Francis arrives at papal envoy's residence
    The Latest: Pope Francis arrives at papal envoy's residence Associated Press - 1 hour 58 minutes ago

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: … More »

  • Greek result makes Grexit a 'realistic scenario': Slovakia
    Greek result makes Grexit a 'realistic scenario': Slovakia AFP News - 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    Slovakia's Finance Minister Peter Kazimir on Sunday warned that Greece's 'No' referendum result opened the door to the country's departure from the eurozone, becoming the first European minister since the crucial vote to raise the prospect of a … More »

  • Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes 'No' to bailout
    Eurozone in tailspin after Greece votes 'No' to bailout AFP News - 2 hours 14 minutes ago

    Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected international creditors' tough bailout terms in a historic referendum Sunday that immediately sent the euro plummeting out of fear it could trigger a "Grexit" from the eurozone. With near-complete results … More »

  • The Latest: Euro official says Greek vote result regrettable
    The Latest: Euro official says Greek vote result regrettable Associated Press - 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    The latest on the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 1:35 a.m. The president of the eurozone finance ministers' group, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, calls the outcome of Sunday's referendum "very ... … More »

 
  • Youth Got Talent: 5 Emerging Artistes From Music And Dance To Watch
    Youth Got Talent: 5 Emerging Artistes From Music And Dance To Watch

    Five emerging acts from Singapore and beyond this year prove that talent knows no bounds. Arnaud “Séan” Garnier went from displaying his freestyle football skills on the streets of Paris to nabbing the title of World Football Freestyle Champion in the span of two years. Not bad, for someone who could not make the cut to be a professional football player due to injuries.

  • Selfie reflects your personality

    In fact, your style of taking a selfie can disclose various secrets of your personality, says a new study. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University Singapore, said the pose of taking selfie, the place from where it is taken and even the angle of selfie can bring forward several aspects of a person's personality. Experts said that the facial expressions, emotions and other personality secrets could be judged through selfie.

  • Choose Najib or Dr Mahathir, Umno leaders must decide

    Umno leaders must decide whether to back Datuk Seri Najib Razak or Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Singapore’s The Straits Times said today, following revelations that funds from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) had been channelled into the prime minister’s bank accounts. The Sunday Times, the weekend edition of the daily, said Umno leaders were...