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From the East Coast to Chow Kit: How UmieAktif is empowering a community with batik handicraft

KUALA LUMPUR, , Nov 19 —The craft is fine. Batik sourced from the East Coast is transformed into plush toys and tote bags, perfect souvenirs for the discerning tourist. Yet these aren’t...

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Official photo released to mark 70th wedding anniversary of Britain’s queen

LONDON, Nov 19 — Buckingham Palace issued a new photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip yesterday to mark their upcoming 70th wedding anniversary. The couple...

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Online exhibit shows hidden depths of Picasso’s ‘Guernica’

MADRID, Nov 19 — Spray-painted in murals, wielded on anti-war banners, and even once hung as a tapestry at the United Nations, Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” might be the world’s most...

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Is the beauty industry ready to go natural in 2018?

NEW YORK, Nov 19 — Natural ingredients are set to be one of the driving forces in the ever-evolving beauty industry next year. According to new research by the leading market intelligence...

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Sixth Miss World win draws India level with Venezuela

SANYA, China, Nov 18 — An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort today, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant’s...

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