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LAST_UPDATESat, 24 Feb 2018 10am

14-Year-Old Orang Asli Student Crowned Southeast Asia’s Chess Champion

 Pic: Harian Metro

A 14-year-old Orang Asli student, Lanida Dahlan, is the first local female chess player to have bagged two gold medals, synonymously making history for the country at the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nation Age Group Chess Championship.

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Read These Responses To The Heated Debate Sparked By Sheila Majid’s Tweet On The Rising Cost Of Living

Netizens have openly expressed their candid two cents since Twitter came along, but the social media platform is also notorious for heated discussions – and a tweet posted by a local celebrity on woes regarding the rising cost of living amongst Malaysians has sparked a debate.

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Running To Lose Weight Is A Terrible Idea

It’s a pitfall of too many dieters: They decide to “get healthy” — by which they mean “lose weight” — so they start eating salads and going on runs.

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Rohingya Crisis: 'Can Anyone, Rule Out That Elements Of Genocide May Be Present?', UN Asks

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Myanmar has been heavily and globally criticised for its treatment against the Rohingya’s, that the United Nations has since proposed that the country ought to be investigated its crime against humanity.

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Maths Teacher’s Touching Story Of Her Attachment To An Introverted Student Goes Viral

What a teacher does matters every day, and there is a saying that the best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.

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"Adidas Kampung", The Amazing Malaysian-Made Shoe You Can Buy For Under RM12

Ask any veteran Malaysian hiker, what are their go-to shoes for hiking? Chances are they won't name any fancy international brands or any expensive state-of-the-art shoes, but instead they will recommend the good old trusty "Adidas Kampung" shoes.

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American Teacher Shares About His Time Working In Malaysia And The One Word He Almost Never Heard

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Teaching in a 'Kebangsaan' school in Terengganu for two years, American teacher Mark Abadi had to overcome cultural and language barriers including some invisible communication barriers which are less obvious.

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Nike Launches Its Own Hijab To Make A Statement “Sport Is For Everyone"

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The growing number of hijab-donning Muslim athletes has influenced a handful of companies to recognise diversity and inclusivity in their products, and the athletic apparel brand, Nike, is not immune to the phenomenon.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies today front paged highlights from UMNO’s 71st General Assembly which opened yesterday as well as the new standards set by MAVCOM that airport operators need to meet starting from next year.

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Indian Refiners Turn To Use Dirty Fuel To Produce Power, Gas

Pic: ReutersNEW DELHI/MUMBAI: Indian oil refiners are drawing up plans to use petroleum coke for power generation and to produce syngas after the government banned use of the heavily polluting fuel in and around New Delhi.

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