Tue04252017

LAST_UPDATETue, 25 Apr 2017 10am

Fat Shaming Tied To Increased Risk Of Metabolic Problems

Obese people who feel stigmatized about their size are not only more likely to struggle with weight loss, they're also more likely to develop cardiovascular disease and metabolic disorders, a new study suggests.

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President Donald Trump Rumoured To Be Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize, Again

Pic: the Independent

It seems like history is repeating itself as President Donald Trump is rumoured to be nominated for the Nobel Peace prize yet again.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

This week ends with social and criminal news on the frontpages of the English dailies from questions surrounding the impending return of a Malaysian serial rapist, the follow-up to Ben Nathan’s plight, the parole system that gives a second chance in life to ex-convicts to the arrest of the Red Shirts leader for alleged gangsterism and trespassing.

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[VIDEO] Freedom Of Speech Is Burning In The US

The University of California in Berkeley had to cancel the appearance of an invited speaker after anti-free speech protesters set the campus on fire.

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Viral Photos Of Thin And Lifeless Animals, Malacca Zoo Clarifies They Are Just Old

KUALA LUMPUR - Following the allegations of a viral Facebook page claiming the animals in the zoo were emaciated and tortured, Malacca Zoo Chief Executive, Raja Segran has come forward to deny the allegations and provide an explanation.

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Growing Interest In Islamic Fintech, Shariah Compliant Trading Systems And Funding Are The Way Forward

Pic: Alamy

As Islamic finance continues to be one of the fastest growing financial sectors globally, technology is becoming a key enabler for international financial institutions.

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Mysterious Ancient ‘Lost Continent’ Discovered At The Bottom Of The Indian Ocean

Pic: University of the Witwatersrand

If you thought knowledge of the world’s continents was pretty basic stuff, better have a rethink.

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[VIDEO] Horrifying Moment A Mother Drops Baby When Her Abaya Gets Caught On Escalator, Infant Plunges 40ft To Death

Pic: The Daily Mail

A young mother had her abaya stuck in an escalator at a shopping mall in Uzbekistan, leading to her dropping her child from a height of 40 feet.

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Should We Start Pitying Or Pressuring PTPTN Borrowers?

PUTRAJAYA - Actor and director, Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri, 43, shared his perspectives last Sunday on National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) actions to impose sanctions against its borrowers with outstanding dues which he considered rather unfair.

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