Tue12122017

LAST_UPDATETue, 12 Dec 2017 2pm

This University Offers A Course To Prepare Humans For Massive Contact With Aliens

Extraterrestrial life now goes beyond the Twilight Zone and The X-files TV series and Hollywood movies – because aliens could possibly invade planet Earth one day – if they aren’t already intruding it, one university has decided to prepare students with a course equipped with alien studies.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies start off the week with reports of the DPM reminding Umno members to work as a team and not isolate themselves in silos, Teraju’s efforts to help Bumiputera companies, PDRM investigating the RCI's report on the RM31.5 BNM forex losses and a hacker claiming that he is able to insert names into an official list of federal and state award recipients.

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How Can The Arab World Sidestep The Pull Of The Abyss?

Filepic: Reuters

A series of startling events in November revealed the abysmal state of affairs in the Arab world.

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Turkish 'Microangelo' Tells Istanbul's Tale On Miniature Objects

Pic: ReutersANKARA: Following his morning stroll around Istanbul’s medieval Galata tower, Hasan Kale walks into a bulk food market to examine the goods that will make up his next canvas.

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M’sians, Don’t Be Afraid To Dream Big Like These Successful Gen Y’s

We often hear people telling us to follow our dreams – though oftentimes our dreams are at odds with our realities, and there’s no easy way to achieve them without going through some hiccups. But everyone has to start somewhere. As former Indian prime minister, the late A. P. J. Abdul Kalam once said: "You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”

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‘No Such Thing As Rohingya’: Myanmar Erases A History

Pic: Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times (Rohingya crossing a makeshift bridge in the Kutupalong refugee camp, outside Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.)

SITTWE, Myanmar — He was a member of the Rohingya student union in college, taught at a public high school and even won a parliamentary seat in Myanmar’s thwarted elections in 1990.

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Meghan Markle Engagement To Prince Harry Exposes ‘Quiet’ Racism

LONDON: Disparaging reactions to Prince Harry's relationship with actress Meghan Markle have highlighted the racism and class snobbery that persist in British society.

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[VIDEO] Memes Mock Melania Trump's White House Christmas Decorations

Social media is mocking a photo display of White House holiday decorations that some say look rather haunting.

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84% HIV/AIDS Transmission Cases In 2016 Caused By Promiscuous Sex, What M'sians Must Know

A statistics report released by the Malaysian AIDS Council revealed that the country has recorded 111,916 cases of HIV infection since 1986, with 3,397 new HIV infections in 2016 and 911 AIDS-related deaths in the same year.

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The Thinking Behind Kim Jong Un's 'Madness'

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: On an icy December day in 2011, North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un was accompanied by seven advisers as they escorted the hearse that carried his father, Kim Jong Il, through the streets of Pyongyang.

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