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Texas company sparks cultural appropriation row by selling ‘modern’ mahjong sets for RM1,700

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PETALING JAYA, Jan. 6 -- A Texas-based company named The Mahjong Line has sparked a cultural appropriation row on social media with their "modern" mahjong sets. Photos of the brand's products, consisting of mahjong tiles with redesigned symbols including geometric shapes, flora and fauna, and...

‘End of an era’ as Chinese football’s star power fades

by Peter STEBBINGS In January 2017 Brazil international Oscar moved from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros, prompting a warning from Arsene Wenger that Chinese clubs were distorting the global transfer market. But four years later it is a very different story...

Dr wins cash but all she cares about is flirting with Amitabh Bachchan. Watch

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India, Jan. 3 -- Popular television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati has found its fourth big winner of the season. One Dr Neha Shah is confirmed to have won Rs 1 crore and will face the jackpot question for Rs 7 crore in the...

Bangkok imposes partial lockdown to combat virus

Bangkok's nightlife will go quiet as a ban on bars, nightclubs and restaurant alcohol sales goes into effect Saturday, among a raft of restrictions aimed at curbing the kingdom's rising coronavirus toll. Thailand initially appeared to have escaped the worst of the virus, registering just...

Virus hollows out German city centres

by David COURBET The charming German city of Luebeck was lovingly done up for the holidays with fairy lights and garlands but the usual festive bustle was eerily absent this pandemic-scarred winter. Across the country, all non-essential businesses have been forced to shut until at least...

Australian lobster sector claws back trade after China ban

Even in the scorching Australian summer sun, long queues of customers snake around Fremantle harbour -- a soothing sight for beleaguered local fishermen trying to replace lost business with China. Australia's rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year -- and...

Singapore surpasses Switzerland

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Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 20 -- So, after months of Covid-19's unprecedented economic contraction, restrictions and the embarrassment of large-scale transmission within foreign workers' dormitories, our leaders have pulled off a real triumph. The world economic Forum (WEF) -the summit of the most powerful world and...

Exclusive: CarryMinati to make Bollywood debut with Amitabh Bachchan- Ajay Devgn starrer MayDay

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India, Dec. 18 -- He enjoys massive popularity in the online space, and is known to his army of fans by the name CarryMinati. But now, Ajey Nagar (his real name) is all set to try his hand at another medium: films! We have...

Christmas gift guide: Five Malaysian brands selling ethically conscious gifts for under RM100

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PETALING JAYA, Dec. 15 -- 'Tis the season of giving so why not amp up the joy of the holidays and turn it into a chance to give back to the community? These Malaysian brands and social enterprises are selling unique gifts under RM100 for...

RM45b stimulus package to help people needed, says Guan Eng

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 12 -- Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng said a RM45 billion economic stimulus package is needed for Budget 2021 following the rise in unemployment and drop in manufacturing output. Lim said the additional RM45 billion was needed to create new sources...
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