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September 22, 2017 9:29 PM Brazil army deploys in Rio slum as drug-related violence worsens

RIO DE JANEIRO: Hundreds of Brazilian soldiers poured into Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha slum on Friday in a bid to help the cash-strapped state government quell the drug-related violence that authorities blamed for at least four deaths and several injuries there this week. The army deployed 950 troops in the sprawling favela, responding to a request from the Rio state 3

September 22, 2017 1:43 AM No White Party gay festival for KL, organiser confirms

KUALA LUMPUR — The producer of a gay festival in Thailand has denied reports that a similar event will be held in Malaysia on Sept 30, as was previously claimed by certain parties. Blue Satittammanoon, a representative of Cloud 9 Inc, which produces the White Party Bangkok, said the festival would only be held in Bangkok, Thailand, and not in other countries 1

September 21, 2017 5:29 PM Amazon vs Flipkart Sales, Redmi Note 4 Deal, iPhone 8 Pre-Bookings on Jio, and More: Your 360 Daily

If you want to buy any gadget, now is probably the best time of the year. All ecommerce giants seem to be raining discounts down upon us, as we've seen from Flipkart Big Billion Days sale and the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale. From iPhone 7 and AirPods to Android phones and accessories, lots of popular gadgets have received phenomenal discounts 3

September 21, 2017 2:17 AM Do you know...about the Mooncake Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival, or Mooncake Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The use of "mid-autumn" to describe the celebration first appeared in the Rites of Zhou, a book on bureaucracy and organisation written more than 2,000 years ago. The name "mooncake" to describe the sweet delicacy 3

September 18, 2017 8:06 PM DBKL Puts A Stop To Beer Fest

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (Bernama) -- The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) today rejected the application to hold a 'Better Beer Festival 2017' that is supposed to take place from Oct 6-7. DBKL in a statement said they had received the organiser's application to hold the event on Aug 28 at the Solaris Damansara complex from 2pm till 11pm. "The application 3

September 18, 2017 9:56 AM Malaysia scraps beer festival following Islamists' objections

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities scrapped an annual beer festival on Monday (Sep 18) after an Islamist party objected to the event that had been planned for the first weekend of October in the country's capital. Though there are plenty of beer drinkers among the sizable Chinese and Indian minorities, protests against events deemed to be "western" 2

September 18, 2017 6:59 AM PAS MP praises DBKL for scrapping beer fest 2017

PAS lawmaker Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali praises KL City Hall for not giving approval for the 'Better Beer Festival' to be held in the city. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — PAS lawmaker Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali heaped praises on City Hall (DBKL) today for rejecting the planned “Better Beer Festival” scheduled to be held next month 6

September 18, 2017 4:20 AM Emmys bear the Colbert stamp: Genial, poignant, exuberant and a little outrageous

For its 69th festival of self-benediction, broadcast Sunday on CBS, the Television Academy brought on Stephen Colbert as its master of ceremonies. Already on the CBS payroll, already schooled in hosting — it is two years almost to the day that, having abandoned his ironic “Colbert Report” persona, he took over “The Late Show” — he was an obvious choice 3

September 18, 2017 2:12 AM Man dies in HK's Ocean Park haunted house attraction

A man has died in a haunted house attraction called "Buried Alive", as Hong Kong's largest amusement park prepared to kick off its annual Halloween festival. The 21-year-old man, surnamed Cheung, was hit by a coffin on Saturday, local media said. Cheung was found unconscious five minutes after he entered the attraction, Ocean Park chief executive Matthias 3

September 14, 2017 2:01 PM Heath Ledger As the Joker Posing with ‘The Dark Knight’ Co-Star Cillian Murphy Is A Fake Photo

An image purportedly showing Heath Ledger in Joker makeup posing with “The Dark Knight” co-star Cillian Murphy is a digitally-manipulated fake. The photo is actually a piece of digital artwork. According to Snopes, the image has been circulating social media for years and recently emerged yet again on the History Lovers Club Twitter page. The photo 3