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Malian hero scales Paris building to save child
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of Malian immigrant, Mamoudou Gassama, who scaled the facade of a four-storey building to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will support his effort to settle in France. The video of Gassama's quick climbing to reach the child, cheered on by terrified onlookers, went viral on social media, with people calling the 22-year-old a real spiderman.
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Jonghyun last seen alive at convenience store
Korean broadcaster SBS revealed CCTV footage of SHINee lead singer Kim Jong-hyun visiting a convenience store on the day of his death as hundreds of fans continued to visit his altar at the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul on Wednesday. The funeral ceremony will be held privately tomorrow.
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It's official! Tun M sworn in as 7th Prime Minister
Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was officially sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia on Thursday night. He took his oath of office as Prime Minister before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at the Istana Negara at 9:57pm.
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Mahathir to be sworn in as PM on May 10
Following its historic win in the Malaysian general election, Pakatan Harapan will take over as the government of the day from May 10 onwards. Its chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be sworn in as the prime minister in the morning.
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From Daniel to ‘Mat Dan’
It took only five years for Englishman Daniel Tyler to turn into a Malaysian.
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Chen Long: Lin Dan and Chong Wei irreplaceable
Newly crowned Malaysia open champion in Men's singles Chen Long says arch rivals Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei are irreplaceable and he has much to learn from them.
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Dr M and Anthony Loke offer friendly advice in road safety viral video
Road users this festive season can take heed of some friendly advice from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. In an entertaining yet informative three minute video, Dr Mahathir and Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook explore the top questions on road safety. Both Dr Mahathir and Loke also wished road users Selamat Hari Raya and advised them to be safe on the roads. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/06/09/dr-m-and-anthony-loke-offer-friendly-advice-in-road-safety-viral-video/
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Indonesian teen survives 49 days adrift at sea on floating fish trap
Aldi Novel Adilang was employed since age 16 in one of the world's loneliest jobs: lamp lighter on a rompong - a wooden raft with a hut on top that's lit at night to attract fish - moored about 125 kilometres off the coast of North Sulawesi. On July 14, the rompong slipped its mooring and he drifted thousands of kilometers away to Guam waters. The 19-year-old was rescued by a Panamanian-flagged vessel on August 31. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2018/09/25/indonesian-teen-rescued-after-spending-49-days-adrift-at-sea/
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Show-stealer Syed Saddiq enlightens the young crowd at opening of WEF in Hanoi
A Google executive, a tech entrepreneur and other trailblazers shared their thoughts with hundreds of young Vietnamese students during the first plenary session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Asean in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sept 11. The star of the show, however, was undeniably Malaysia's 25-year-old Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, a champion debater who turned down scholarships from Oxford University to serve his country after the May 9 general election in Malaysia.
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Before Harambe shooting, gorillas had a history of protecting children from harm
Animation showing two previous incidents where gorillas were protecting the children who fell into their enclosures from danger.
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Perfect Father
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Kampar Claypot Chicken Rice
Home cook and author Debbie Teoh demonstrates how to cook the classic Kampar claypot chicken rice.
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British police use tea as analogy for sexual consent
An animation relating the issue of consenting sex to having a cup of tea has gone viral since it was uploaded at the end of October by Thames Valley Police. The video shows various scenarios of people offering each other tea, with a narration explaining when someone should give another person the beverage and when they should not.
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Mahathir:  I may be Prime Minister for 1-2 years
During a teleconference with The Wall Street Journal CEO Council on Tuesday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he may remain as premier for up to two years and will play a role in the background even after he steps down. He added that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, after his release, would need to seek a seat in parliament and then might be given a cabinet post, but would play the same role in the coalition as leaders of the other three parties in the alliance.
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Robert Kuok: Trust the CEP, they are excellent people
Tan Sri Robert Kuok has urged Malaysians to trust the other four members of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP). Kuok said they are fine and excellent people. Kuok who is a member of the CEP says he lives in Hong Kong and he will not be able to attend the meetings often.
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Timeline of Santa Barbara rampage by Rodger
A series of knife and shooting attacks in Santa Barbara, USA, injured 13 and claimed the lives of seven people, including 22-year-old college student Elliot Rodger, the person police believe is responsible for the bloodshed.
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Man saves a trapped dog
A video of a man who saved a trapped dog from a construction site has touched many hearts on social media. The man, with the username Edal FirasDhiya Tay, said he tried to get extra help but couldn't. He then used a wooden plank to help remove the dog, which was stuck in between a wooden trench and a cement wall.
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Chef Martin Yan breaks down a chicken in 18 seconds
Celebrity chef Martin Yan demonstrates how to relax a stiff chicken and debone it in 18 seconds.
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Emma Watson addresses Vanity Fair photo controversy
Emma Watson, who found herself being criticized for going bra-less in a Vanity Fair shoot, hits back at critics during an interview, stating there is a "misunderstanding of what feminism is."
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Bosnia war criminal dies after taking poison in court
A Bosnian Croat wartime commander has died after swallowing poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on Wednesday after losing an appeal against a 20-year prison sentence. 72 year old Slobodan Praljak shouted that he was not guilty and gulped down poison upon hearing his sentence at the U.N. war crimes tribunal in the Hague on Wednesday.
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HK tycoon: Dr Mahathir is my idol
Hong Kong billionaire property developer Cecil Chao Sze-Tsung calls Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad his idol and said he is confident of renewed hopes of better investment prospects in Malaysia now that the country “is in good hands”. Chao brought a copy of Dr Mahathir’s memoirs, “A Doctor in the House” to be autographed by the Premier at an event at the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia headquarters on Friday.
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Japan princess to wed commoner, forcing her to quit royal family
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito, will wed a former classmate, the Imperial Household said on Sunday, confirming a marriage that will further deplete the royal family since she must become a commoner. Read more at: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2017/09/03/japan-princess-to-wed-commoner-forcing-her-to-quit-royal-family/#mWU9I8PsCFFUPT74.99
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Malay family speaks fluent Chinese at home
Che Su Khamis, a villager of Kampung Sanglang, Kedah, speaks fluent Mandarin and has mastered in only a year. She converses it every day with her children.
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Tun M: We'll restore Malaysia's glory
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad asked civil servants to give their undivided cooperation in the administration of the country on Monday, as he is determined to restore Malaysia to its former glory. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/05/21/well-restore-malaysias-glory-dr-m-as-he-clocks-into-office-for-first-time/
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PM: Many people tell me ‘I love you’
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was happy to receive well wishes from visitors at the Hari Raya open house that he hosted at his official residence on Friday in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Many of them told him that they love him for what he has done since returning to politics.
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Thank you, everyone
Two days after GE14, Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh and Dusun Tua state assemblyman Edry Faisal Eddy Yusuf took the opportunity to thank the voters in their respective constituencies.
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Backlash as half-Indian lass crowned Miss World Japan
Half-Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa has been crowned Miss World Japan, the second consecutive year a biracial contestant has won a major pageant in Japan. But the win has garnered significant backlash on social media, with some asking why the title had not be awarded to a “pure” Japanese instead.
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Anwar explains private jet and jokes about role reversal
PKR adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the private jet he and his family used for travelling to Johor recently belongs to the Sultan of Johor. At a gathering in Penang on Friday night, he also joked role reversal between him and his wife.
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Exclusive: Clare Rewcastle Brown on 1MDB and new Malaysia
A wanted woman until this past week, Sarawak-born British journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown braved many challenges to get her message to Malaysians through her investigative portal Sarawak Report. She speaks to The Star news editor Martin Vengadesan. Read more at: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/05/21/a-beacon-for-peaceful-change-exclusive-rewcastle-brown-msians-have-shown-the-importance-of-real-demo/ For Sarawak Report's interview with Laura Justo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DmnI34HwdY
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Anwar says a 'totally shattered' Najib called him twice on election night
PKR de factor leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters that former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak was ”totally shattered” the night he lost the general election and called him to seek advice on what he should do. Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/05/17/anwar-says-shattered-najib-called-him-twice-on-election-night/
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Rafidah speaks on the flaws of the education system
Former International Trade and Industry Minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz speaks about the flaws of the education system in preparing the young for the working world at the Malaysia: A New Dawn conference.
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Self-defense technique against common attacks
MuayFit instructor Mike Yap shares some self-defense techniques against common attacks with Metro Online Broadcast (MOB).
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Changes to top brass in govt agencies amid probe
The top brass of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Finance Ministry and Felda have been either transferred out or have resigned as the newly-minted Cabinet started cleaning up the agencies controlled by the previous administration.
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The art of Yoshinkan Aikido
Aikido Legend Grandmaster Takeno Shihan, 9th Dan Black Belt from Japan, offers a sneak peek at the art and uniqueness of Aikido during his inaugural world tour in Kuala Lumpur.
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Exclusive: Xavier Justo's tell-all (almost) interview
Former PetroSaudi International executive Xavier Andre Justo was interviewed by The Star in Kuala Lumpur on May 24 after completing his duty to assist in the investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal that saw a change of government in Malaysia. Read more: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/05/25/justo-links-jho-low-to-1mdb-and-petrosaudi-i-met-him-twice-claims-swiss-whistleblower/
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Syed Saddiq on SST, first debate session
Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman told reporters at the Parliament lobby that a programme may be initiated to further educate the young people on the Sales and Services Tax (SST) which will be implemented on Sept 1. The 25-year-old Muar MP also shared how he felt on tackling his first question in the Dewan Rakyat.
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Tommy Thomas humbled by appointment as AG
Newly-appointed Attorney General Tommy Thomas, when met by reporters outside his law firm on Tuesday, said it’s still too premature to make any comments until he receives the official letter but feels humbled by the appointment, describing it as an “awesome” responsibility. The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, consented to the appointment of Thomas as the new AG after a nearly two-week impasse.
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Yasmin Ahmad (1958-2009)
Local filmmaker extraordinaire, Yasmin Ahmad, who touched many hearts and minds with her distinctly down-to-earth Malaysian productions passed away on July 25, after suffering a stroke and brain haemorrhage. She was 51.
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PH govt will renegotiate terms in China mega projects, support Belt and Road
Pakatan Harapan says it will renegotiate terms in mega projects carried out by Chinese companies while the Chinese government shows interest in working with the new Malaysian government. This comes after a shocking win by Pakatan Harapan in the Malaysian polls.
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'The Beast' designed to protect U.S. President
During his official visit to Malaysia from April 26-28, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama will be protected by his bodyguards and service agents as well as the presidential state car, also known as Cadillac One or by the agents as "The Beast."
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A privilege to be the first Sikh minister, says Gobind
The newly minted Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo says being the first Sikh minister in Malaysia is an achievement and a historic moment for the community. The son of the late Karpal Singh says his father would have been very happy with Pakatan Harapan’s achievement because of the hard work they put in as the Opposition for many years.
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Cyberjaya hit-and-run: Three foreign men and  local woman remanded
Police obtained a four-day remand order at the Sepang magistrate’s court on Friday against the four suspects arrested in connection with the hit-and-run incident in Cyberjaya that killed Unifi assistant manager Wan Amirah Wan Alias. The case is classified under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death by reckless or dangerous driving.
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Dr M: Malaysia to get rid of its kleptocratic image
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hopes the government’s new direction will help the country to re-emerge as an economic powerhouse. He said this as he concluded the mid-term review of the 11th Malaysia Plan in Parliament on Thursday. The plan includes new and existing policies, which will be debated for two weeks in the Dewan Rakyat.
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Mat Sabu pays tribute to armed forces
Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu touched hearts as he paid tribute to armed forces personnel who will be on duty and protecting the country during the Aidilfitri festive season. He was said this after receiving Hari Raya contributions for the soldiers from several private firms at the Defence Ministry on Thursday.
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The man who quit CEO post to perfect Ipoh 'kai si hor fun'
After 20 years as an industrialist with Tasek Corporation Bhd, Datuk David Tan Sek Yin shares his story on why he now spends his days over a hot stove, making Ipoh kai si hor fun (shredded chicken kuey teow).
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Shila Amzah is engaged
Songstress Shila Amzah got engaged to Haris Idraki Elias in an intimate ceremony at her home in Cheras on Friday (Nov 3) evening. Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/11/03/shila-amzah-is-engaged/#UXlqMvEEoiFMsz18.99
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Dr M on overcoming economic crisis
During a dialogue with Steve Forbes, chief executive officer of Forbes Inc and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine at "A Meeting of Minds" on Wednesday, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad explained how Malaysia resisted IMF's advice and came up with its own policies to overcome the economic crisis during his premiership.
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Dive lessons for boys trapped in Thai cave
Rescue teams in northern Thailand were giving crash courses in swimming and diving as part of preparations to extract a young football squad trapped in a cave and keen to end a harrowing 12-day ordeal.
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PH reflects on historic win in Malaysian polls
After announcing their win in the general election in the wee hours of Thursday, Pakatan Harapan leaders reacted on the historic day for Malaysia. Although the Election Commission has not announced official results, the coalition claimed victory over Barisan Nasional.
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Li Keqiang: China will import more from Malaysia
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told his Malaysian counterpart Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during their bilateral meeting in Beijing on Monday that China will import more products from Malaysia. Apart from Malaysian palm oil, Li said China is also interested in other agricultural goods from Malaysia. Li and Dr Mahathir held a press conference after the meeting. Read more at: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/08/20/li-keqiang-china-to-import-more-from-malaysia/
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