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Traditional Music Returns In Syria's War Torn Aleppo

Pic: Reuters (A boy plays the oud at the National Choral Institute in Aleppo, Syria February 9, 2018.A boy plays the oud at the National Choral Institute in Aleppo, Syria February 9, 2018.)

ALEPPO, Syria - Traditional musicians in Syria’s Aleppo say their art is flourishing again 13 months after fighting in the city ended, as new students learn the techniques of “Qoudud” singing.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies today spotlighted on the arrest of three datuks involved in a forex scam while two others are still at large, the order by authorities to remove all cladding made out of flammable material and the unexpected growth of the nation’s economy.

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[VIDEO] Michelle Yeoh Gives Special Nod To M’sia In Star Trek: Discovery Season Finale

 Pic: Star Trek Official

Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh had a wee surprise for fans of the sci-fi television series, ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ during its season finale, especially for those hailing from Malaysia.

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Those Abused Have Tendency To Become Abusers, Say Psychologists

KUALA LUMPUR -- Having a history of being abused or high level of stress and financial problems are the main factors contributing to abuse cases, including those involving employers and maids, according to psychologists.

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How Far Will The EU’s Palm Oil Ban Affect Our Impoverished Farmers?

Imagine this: You are an impoverished farmer working on a piece of land with a valuable crop and the profits from your harvests is what puts food on your table, a roof over your family members’ heads and pays off your child’s education costs. But in an unexpected turn of events, your customers stopped buying your harvests, leaving you with lesser income to support your family.

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Girl’s Wish To Celebrate Her Convocation With Her Favourite K-Pop Idol Comes True

For many K-Pop fans all over the world, their ultimate fantasy would undoubtedly be celebrating their happiest moments with their favourite personalities.

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[Video] In Welcoming The Year Of The Dog, Peta Calls On Everyone To Remember Canines Living In Horrid Puppy Mills

Pic: Peta Asia

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) are no strangers when it comes to shocking and sometimes questionable demonstrations to raise awareness against animal cruelty, and this time, they released footage of the cruel treatment of puppies in puppy mills in China.

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[VIDEO] Netizens Applaud KJ’s Creative Chinese New Year Greeting

The Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has once again decided to display his acting chops in a Chinese New Year greeting video, which featured his firstborn son, Jibreil Ali.

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[Video] Security Staff Shocked To See A Woman In High Heels On The X-ray Screen

A traveller's worst fear is having their belongings stolen, hence it would be wise to remain extra vigilant.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The fire at the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) made the front page of the English dailies today.

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