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The Bavarian town where US troops are life and soul

by Isabelle LE PAGE When the United States said it would be withdrawing troops from Germany earlier this year, shockwaves rippled through the country -- but nowhere more than in the Bavarian town of Grafenwoehr. For the town located on the edge of the most important...

Priyanka Chopra starts prepping for her movie with Celine Dion, Text For You; shares pics from her salon session

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India, Nov. 26 -- Actor Priyanka Chopra has started preparing for her next project, Text For You. She shared a couple of pictures on her Instagram Stories, showing her getting her hair and nails done before she begins working on the film from Friday. The...

Crash Landing on You star buys SGD19 million building in Seoul

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Crash Landing on You actress Son Ye Jin just purchased a S$19 million building in Seoul and she paid for it with S$4 million, cash. The monthly rent for the building is estimated at S$53,400. Son Ye Jin has been enjoying a surge of popularity...

Creative teacher in rural Sarawak uses 200 plastic bags to make ‘swimming pool’ for students (VIDEO)

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PETALING JAYA -- Covid-19 means class field trips are out of the question but that did not stop a resourceful teacher in rural Sarawak from letting his students take a dip in a sky-blue "swimming pool." Muhammad Nazmi Rosli, 27, used 200 blue plastic bags...

Gillian Chung asks fans not to worry about scary forehead wound

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Twins star Gillian Chung urged fans not to worry about a scary forehead wound from a bathroom fall earlier this month. She recently revealed the scar suffered during the accident when she fell in her hotel room in Xiamen, China on September 7. She hit her...

Billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim wants to build a beauty empire for her son

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Singapore — Billionaire heiress Kim Lim recently got candid with 8days.sg in an interview during which she spoke about building a beauty empire for her son, dealing with “Karens” at her clinic and whether she sees herself getting married again. Kim, 29, is the daughter...

‘Don’t touch the marble’: visiting the Taj Mahal in a pandemic

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by Abhaya SRIVASTAVA From Princess Diana to President Trump, everyone wants to visit the Taj Mahal, but in the middle of a global pandemic the bucket-list experience is just a little less special. As India’s “monument to love” re-opened on Monday after a six-month hiatus, special...

Malaysian actress Maya Karin highlights river overflowing with trash, JPS reminds public to keep rivers clean

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 18 -- Actress Maya Karin recently took to her social media accounts to highlight the problem of a river overflowing with trash in Kuala Lumpur. The photos were reposted by the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (JPS) along with additional images of...

Indonesian students leave behind tons of plastic waste in anti-government rally

Indonesia saw a series of demonstrations that has little to do with climate change or the noble struggle of Swedish student and climate activist Greta Thunberg. But the students in Jakarta and elsewhere in Indonesia left behind tons of plastic waste on the streets in...

Lilly, Thailand’s Greta Thunberg, wages ‘war’ on plastic

by Sophie DEVILLER Skipping school to glide through a dirty Bangkok canal on a paddleboard, Lilly fishes out rubbish in her mission to clean up Thailand, where the average person uses eight plastic bags every single day. "I am a kid at war," the bubbly 12-year-old...
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