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Beauty Contest Provides Respite For Brazil Women Prisoners

RIO DE JANEIRO -- A beauty contest has become a tradition at a women’s prison in the Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, where inmates for the past 12 years have competed for the title of Miss Talavera Bruce.

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From Traffic Jams To Floods, Can Indonesia's "Big Durian" Be Fixed?

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: Aida Widyawati boards a commuter train each day to travel from her home in South Tangerang, west of Jakarta, to her job as an office manager in the centre of Indonesia's capital. The 120-km (75-mile) round trip takes three and a half hours on a good day.

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"Borneo Atlas" To Help Palm Oil Buyers Check On Forest Damage

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: Researchers have created for the first time a detailed map that will help buyers and consumers of palm oil work out whether the supply chain is harming forests on the Southeast Asian island of Borneo.

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[Video] This Pop Singer Was Arrested After She Ate A Banana Suggestively In Her Music Video

For appearing in lingerie and mimicking sexual acts in her first music video, an Egyptian female singer was arrested on Saturday, November 18.

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Could Bath Towels Be The Latest Fashion Trend?

After the release of Rihanna’s recent photoshoot, bath towels may just be the latest fashion trend!

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When Fiona The Baby Hippo Photobombs A Marriage Proposal

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CINCINNATI – A couple who got engaged at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this month posted photos on social media after capturing an adorable photobomb during the proposal.

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Cyclists, Register Yourselves To Ride For A Good Cause Next Week!

There's not much that beats the thrill of cycling – like having the wind in your face, admiring scenic sights along the journey, and releasing sweat after a vigorous workout session.

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Why This Parent Agrees That There Should Be No Special Ceremony For Straight As Students In UPSR

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The announcement by Education director-general Datuk Dr Amin Senin as UPSR students all around Malaysia prepared to face the results of their six years of hard work in school took many by surprise.

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Here Are The Headlines Today

 
The English dailies today headlined the new holistic approach for learning in Malaysia's education system, projects and announcements in the works that will help the people especially those in the Bottom-40 (B40) segment, the rampant sale of drinks laced with drugs in Kuala Lumpur, and the news of a goods train getting derailed yesterday.
 

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Neighbour Raped Little Girls, Bribed Them With RM2 And Chocolates

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Our neighbours can either be our friends who watch over our homes while we are away, or the stranger we never knew.

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