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Hi-tech illusions bring Queen Victoria's palace to life in UK Summer exhibition
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited an exhibition dedicated to her great-great-grandmother Victoria last week, which uses cutting-edge technology to recreate Buckingham Palace as it was during the 19th century. [...]
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Evoking ancient mariner Zheng He, Chinese envoy says ECRL will bring fair trade to Malaysia
China Ambasador to Malaysia Bai Tian gives a speech at the ECRL relaunch in Dungun, Terengganu July 25, 2019. ― Picture by Hari Anggara DUNGUN, July 25 — Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian today reaffirmed Beijing’s commitment to fair trade and the mutual benefits to both countries in a friendship that can be traced back to the 15th century.Bai said the ancient Chinese admiral Zheng He’s voyages to the Malay peninsula were renowned and were the start of an economic partnership that prospered the two civilisations compared to later-day foreign powers that were hostile to the local population.“What Zheng He brought to the local Melaka people was not robbery, not colonisation, but the fair trade and barter trade by Chinese ceramic beauties with the local spices produced locally.“The Zheng He story is still very much in the mind and even in textbooks of Chinese and Malaysia.“It is well known that Zheng He is a symbol of China’s friendship to Malaysia. I think Zheng He shaped this positive perception of Malays vis-à-vis the Chinese,” Bai said in his speech at the relaunch of the East Coast Rail Link (ECLR) project here today.Bai also praise the late Tun Abdul Razak Hussein for opening diplomatic ties with China, stating it was a “visionary act and a bold diplomatic move” amongst the Southeast Asian nation leaders.Witnessing the relaunch of the ECRL project here today, Bai said the project is the largest economic and trade cooperation project between China and Malaysia.“The re-launching of the project meets up the common aspiration of all the local people of all the states it passes through, and also meets up the aspirations of the Malaysians and Chinese people and will greatly beef up the economic and trade cooperation between the two countries,” he said.Bai also said that the ECRL will be a” game-changer” for states that it traverse.“Once the ECRL project is completed, it will generate for sure, great volumes of trade between the states which it connects and other states and also between the states connected with the overseas market,” he said. [...]
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IGP says never made any promise to bring Ali Amir Batcha’s case to AG
IGP Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador says former police officer Md Ali Amir Batcha has the right to pursue efforts to seek redress based on the principles of natural justice and file an appeal because this was his constitutional right. — Picture by Mukhriz Hazim KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 ― Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has denied that he gave an undertaking that he would bring to the attention of Attorney General Tommy Thomas the case of former police officer Md Ali Amir Batcha who was alleged to have been involved in a series of robberies in the 1990s.Md Ali had made the claim after a meeting with the IGP at Bukit Aman yesterday.“I never made any promise to bring this matter up with the AG as he had claimed,” the IGP said in a statement here today.Abdul Hamid said at the meeting, Md Ali had claimed that he was a victim of slander and injustice because he was blocked by certain parties from appealing his case.He said Md Ali had the right to pursue efforts to seek redress based on the principles of natural justice and file an appeal because this was his constitutional right.Md Ali, 65, who was then with the Serious Crimes Division, Johor Baru is demanding that the Pakatan Harapan government set up a special tribunal to reopen investigations into the case, claiming that he was falsely accused of being involved in the robberies.He claimed that he was a victim of a conspiracy and wants to clear his name.He was detained without trial under the Emergency Ordinance at the Simpang Renggam detention centre for three years from 1997 and also dismissed from the force. ― Bernama [...]
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Foxconn's Wisconsin plant won't bring as many jobs as promised     – CNET
It's expected to employ 1,500 people when it opens in May. [...]
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Time to allow more competition to bring prices down, economists urge
IN its election manifesto, the Pakatan Harapan coalition had pledged to end monopolies granted to certain companies to level the business playing field and give... [...]
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Chrissy Teigen posts entire Bring the Funny episode, jokes about being fired     – CNET
"Please stop expecting things from me." [...]
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Negotiations to bring Jho Low back in progress – IGP
KUALA LUMPUR (July 7): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is negotiating with authorities of a certain country to bring back controversial businessman Low Taek Jho... [...]
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IGP: Negotiations to bring back Jho Low in progress
Last May, Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said PDRM had obtained positive leads on Jho Low’s whereabouts and gave the assurance of his safe return to face the law in the country. — Picture via Facebook KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is negotiating with authorities of a certain country to bring back controversial businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low to Malaysia.Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said the negotiations have to be done meticulously to avoid mistakes, as well as to avoid making authorities in the country where the fugitive businessman is hiding to feel pressured by PDRM.“However, the negotiations are in progress with the authorities in the country concerned,” he told a media conference in conjunction with the Federal Territories Minister’s Aidilfitri celebration with PDRM at Pulapol here today.Abdul Hamid was asked on the latest development by the police in their search for Jho Low, who was identified by investigators from Malaysia and the United States as the main character in the multi-billion ringgit 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal. “I hope the authorities in the country where Jho Low is hiding understand the need for PDRM to bring him back to face the law in Malaysia.“InsyaAllah, we are waiting (to bring Jho Low back). The case has been going on for four years,” he added.Last May, Abdul Hamid said PDRM had obtained positive leads on Jho Low’s whereabouts and gave the assurance of his safe return to face the law in the country. —  Bernama [...]
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Alain Ducasse to bring his chocolate atelier to Bangkok
Chef Alain Ducasse is opening a chocolate manufacture in Bangkok. — AFP pic BANGKOK, July 7 — The Asian press is reporting that the famous Michelin star-decorated chef is set to open a location of his chocolate workshop in Bangkok, Thailand.Alain Ducasse’s “La manufacture de chocolat” has grown steadily since the opening of its first boutique in eastern Paris, back in 2013. After opening a location in London last year, the ganache and praline mecca is heading to Bangkok. This opening marks the fourth Asian venture for the chef, who already runs establishments in the Tokyo districts of Roppongi and Nihonbashi. The Thai outpost will be setting up shop in the Athena 23 building, close to the large Central Chidlom commercial centre.This latest project is concurrent with the opening of Ducasse’s first restaurant in the Thai capital, set for the last quarter of 2019. Chef Wilfrid Hocquet, who was chosen by the master himself to helm the kitchen of “Blue by Alain Ducasse,” recently posted a list of job openings on social networks. The restaurant will be located in the largest mall in Thailand, the Iconsiam, which was inaugurated in late 2018. The building brings together over 100 restaurants and 7,000 brands, including the country’s first Apple Store. — AFP-Relaxnews [...]
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PAS Ulama chief decrees ‘wajib’ to collaborate with others, bring Pakatan govt down
PAS Dewan Ulama chief Datuk Nik Muhammad Zawawi speaks during Muktamar 2019 in Kuantan June 23, 2019. — Picture by Mukhriz Hazim KUANTAN, June 23 — It is “wajib” or obligatory for PAS members to collaborate with others to take the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration down, the Islamist party’s new Ulama wing chief Nik Muhd Zawawi Salleh has ruled today.The Islamic scholar also said that nobody in PAS can dispute the fact that Malaysia is multi-ethnic and governing the country requires cooperation with other parties including former rivals Umno.“God willing, we accept this fact. And we must also acknowledge the fact that there is no political strategy where any single party can rule individually. It must co-operate with others,” he said in his closing speech during the final day of PAS’ Muktamar or annual congress.“And in the fight of PAS against Pakatan Harapan, it is ‘wajib’. To bring down the current government, it is ‘wajib’.“In this issue, we cannot be at odds. We move forward, don’t look back,” he added.He also told members that any judgment on tahaluf and ta’awun siyasi — Arabic terms referring to political consensus and cooperation — with former rivals Umno should come from top to bottom, to ensure a clear target for the party.He stressed that as an Islamic movement, PAS must co-operate with other political parties.“I do not wish to be calculative with these parties, for if I do then who will we work with? Surely we cannot work with Parti Amanah, or DAP?“We still have other friends, and I am thankful that they represent all the races in Malaysia,” Zawawi said, adding it meant PAS will have an easier time approaching all communities and make them understand the party’s struggle.He was especially appreciative of MIC, saying the Indian-based party was the first to approach PAS, even before Umno.“They wanted to be with us, and we as an Islamic movement will accept anyone in with open arms.“That is why we stress upon tahaluf and ta’awun, for all of it is for the sake of Islam and for the racial harmony that God has blessed our country with,” Nik Zawawi said. [...]
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Coach Kerr backs Scots to bring 'A-game' against Argentina
(Reuters) - Scotland must "bring their A-game" to their final group stage match of the women's World Cup against Argentina on Wednesday if they are to have any hope of reaching the last-16, coach Shelley Kerr has said. [...]
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Women artists bring #MeToo reckoning to Basel fair
A visitor looks at an artwork by Anne Collier entitled ‘Woman Crying (Comic) #7’, as another artwork by Nicolas Party entitled ‘Large cat’ is displayed in the foreground during a preview day of Art Basel, the world’s premier modern and contemporary art fair, in Basel June 12, 2019. ― AFP pic BASEL, June 14 — Mannequins display inflatable, white airbag dresses created to protect women from workplace harassment, while nearby details of the alleged sexual misdeeds of 170 public figures cover four long walls, splashed in red.The #MeToo movement that exploded on the global stage in late 2017 has inspired several works exhibited at this year’s Art Basel, the world’s biggest contemporary art fair, which opened to the public yesterday.Women artists have taken centre stage at the show’s 50th edition, with in-your-face installations expressing disgust and exasperation at persisting gender inequalities and culturally condoned abuse and harassment of women.Spanish artist Alicia Framis has filled a room with delicate, white mannequins wearing different styles of dresses made from airbag material, which inflate to protect different parts of the female body.The piece called “Life Dress” consists of dresses “to protect women in all work situations where there is some kind of abuse,” Framis told AFP.The 52-year-old artist said she had spoken with victims of harassment and abuse and allowed their stories to inspire the dress designs, using “fashion to demonstrate against violence.”Where Framis uses humour to spotlight abuse, Los Angeles-based artist Andrea Bowers’s massive archival project “Open Secrets” radiates rage.It consists of reams of photographic prints on red backgrounds, each listing the name and occupation of a public figure accused of sexual harassment or abuse, their public response to the accusations and details of the case.‘Rape culture’ Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein, whose misconduct first sparked the #MeToo movement, has two full panels dedicated to his long list of alleged misdeeds.US President Donald Trump also figures in the piece, as do his predecessors Bill Clinton and George Bush Senior, two Supreme Court justices, as well as actors, journalists, musicians and other public figures.“I just felt like the #MeToo movement is perhaps one of the most important feminist movements of my lifetime,” Bowers told AFP, explaining her inspiration for the piece.The 54-year-old self-described feminist activist artist said she had been shocked to realise “what it was like for me growing up, that it was rape culture, where... young men were given permission to sexually violate me and my friends.”With the #MeToo movement, such behaviour is finally “being acknowledged,” she said. “I hope that it’s a historic shift.”During a preview earlier this week, men in particular lingered in front of the piece which covers two long walls, back and front, in the middle of the fair’s Unlimited exhibition space.“You can see a lot of men standing here and being a bit unsure how to react,” said Vanja Oberhoff, a young German art investor standing among some dozen men gazing at the articles.“It’s a very strong piece,” he told AFP.Not all reactions have been positive.Helen Donahue, who in 2017 tweeted out photographs of herself bearing the marks of alleged abuse by freelance columnist Michael Hafford, voiced outrage that Bowers had used one of the pictures.“Cool that my f**king photos and trauma are heading art basel thx for exploiting us for ‘art’ ANDREA BOWERS,” she tweeted on Tuesday.Bowers, who insists on the importance of trusting survivors, quickly issued an apology for not seeking Donahue’s consent before using the picture and removed the panel from the exhibit.‘Equalisation’? The artist also told AFP that showing her piece at Art Basel had been more challenging than she had expected.The VIP opening of the show drew “some of the richest people in the world, and they actually know many of the people on the walls, because these are also some of the most powerful people in the world,” Bowers said.“This is an emotional piece for a lot of people here because it is very personal.”The piece shows “we have to change our thinking, and not everybody is ready to do that... There is still a lot more work to be done.”This year’s Art Basel is also abuzz with discussion about disparities between the prices raked in for pieces made by male and female artists, as well as access to gallery representation.Clare McAndrew, a cultural economist who writes the annual Art Market Report released each year ahead of Art Basel, told AFP that women still face “stark under-representation” in the art world.“Only five per cent of the work sold last year at auction were by female artists, and the higher up the price point you go, the worse that gets,” she said, adding that even at galleries only showing contemporary art, women account for about a third of the represented artists.Marc Glimcher, who heads Pace Gallery, a global leader in contemporary art, acknowledged that the most talented women artists have long made only about a 10th of the amount made by contemporary male artists, if they were lucky.But he told AFP that “an equalisation is taking place”.“The market recognises that there was an arbitrary depression of value, and a possible opportunity.” — AFP [...]
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Google Assistant takes the wheel in Waze to bring hands-free reports and directions
Google Assistant already helps us out when we’re using the Maps app without taking over our screen or taking our eyes off the road, and now Google is bringing its AI chatbot to Waze too.Rolling out to Android phones beginning today, Google Assistant will be fully integrated into Waze so users won’t have to tap on their screens to get things done. Many of Waze’s most popular features will be supported, such as reporting traffic jams, calling out potholes, and checking for alternate routes.When in the Waze app, all you’ll need to do is say, “Hey Google, report traffic” or “Hey Google, avoid tolls” to summon Google Assistant. Waze also uses Google’s new low-profile Assistant interface, so turn-by-turn directions won’t be obstructed.To read this article in full, please click here [...]
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I like to bring “herb bouquets” from my garden to dinner parties
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Every important new thing iOS 13 will bring your iPhone this fall     – CNET
From dark mode to security features that will protect your identity on every single iPhone app. [...]
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iOS 13 will bring dark mode, new camera tricks, swipe keyboard to iPhone     – CNET
Everything important Apple will deliver to your iPhone this fall. [...]
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