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‘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...

An enormous vagina sculpture in northeast Brazil is intended to inspire intercourse

An enormous bright-red vagina sculpture on a mountain in northeast Brazil is intended to inspire intercourse -- not the sexual kind but rather a dialogue on gender issues, particularly poignant under the conservative government of President Jair Bolsonaro. Artist Juliana Notari created the 33-meter (108-foot)...

US pharmacist who destroyed vaccines was ‘conspiracy theorist’: police

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An American pharmacist who allegedly destroyed hundreds of coronavirus vaccine doses last month was an "admitted conspiracy theorist" and believed in a baseless rumor about their safety, authorities have said. Steven Brandenburg removed 57 vials of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, each containing around 10 doses,...

Malaika Arora’s power suit to Sonam Kapoor’s quirky top: Who wore what to ring in New Year 2021

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India -- Celebrities welcomed New Year in style. Dressing up for special occasions even though you are not going anywhere is always fun and puts you in a happy mood. That is what our favourite Bollywood celebrities did. This was the year of celebrating...

Singapore’s Covid-19 Christmas economics

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Kuala Lampur, Dec. 27 -- There's no snow. No real sleigh bells. And no one's roasting anything by an open fire but this weekend Singapore celebrated Christmas like never before. Instead of big parties and Christmas fairs, we had smaller events and households hosting smaller...

Making Singapore a land of farmers

Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 13 -- Singapore is known for its ambition. This tiny nation (just 700 square kilometres in area, 400 times smaller than Malaysia) is now one of the most competitive economies on Earth. And yet even by its own standards, it has set a...

South Korea reports highest number of new coronavirus cases

South Korea on Saturday reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases so far, with a surge centred on the capital region sparking fears the country could lose control of the spread. Officials announced 950 new infections after several days reporting numbers ranging from about...

DAP rep warns Pakatan against embracing Umno to form new Perak government

IPOH, Dec. 9 -- DAP Pasir Bedamar assemblyman Terence Naidu said the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition must not work with Umno to form the Perak government. Terence claimed the political crisis in Perak was simply a ruse for Umno to remove the mentri besar and...

Pfizer, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech apply for EUA in India: Here’s what might happen next

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India, Dec. 8 -- Hopes for an early vaccine for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India have been rekindled after three firms, within days of each other, applied for emergency use authorisation (EUA) of their respective vaccine candidates in the country. While America's Pfizer...

Umno killing itself if it seeks DAP’s help to form Perak state government

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COMMENTARY, Dec. 6 -- Perak Umno seems to have stepped into political quicksand as a result of the recent "mutiny" and this blunder will have a far-reaching negative impact. What seems to be a simple move to just "kick out" Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu)...
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