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On the catwalk: Models presenting creations from various designers at the Malaysia Fashion Week's grand gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur.
Crowd favourite: Dr Sheikh Muszaphar signing autographs for the students during the 'UKM in Space' programme at the UKM campus in Bangi.

Travellers claim no Ebola screening

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100 models open Malaysia Fashion Week

Astronaut fondly remembers trip

Nation

Party to mobilise members to demand freedom for Anwar in sodomy case

PETALING JAYA: PKR has summoned its branches nationwide to mobilise hundreds of busload of supporters to the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya next week to demand freedom for their leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

Dr M: Acquiring other languages does not make one less Malaysian

BANGI: Acquiring knowledge through other languages, including English, does not make one less Malaysian or Malay, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Regional

Aussies hopeful of support for Antartica sanctuary

SYDNEY: Australia is hopeful of winning support for its plan to create a vast marine reserve off east Antarctica, after revising the proposal to make it smaller.

‘Little Apple’ a massive hit

Rhythm and fruit: Chen Ailian, 75, dancing to 'Little Apple' during a flash mob event in Beijing. - AFP

BEIJING: Has China found its own Gangnam Style? From Beijing parks to Shanghai skyscrapers and in Guangzhou factories to karaoke rooms in Macau, people are singing Little Apple – a song apparently so catchy it has even won over the army and police.

World

U.S. urges Japan to be 'bold' in Pacific trade pact talks

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker (C), who led U.S. business mission members, speaks during their courtesy visit to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) at Abe's official residence in Tokyo October 20, 2014.  REUTERS/Kazuhiro Nogi/Pool (

TOKYO (Reuters) - The time is "ripe" for Japan and the United States to reach a breakthrough in talks for a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, the U.S. commerce secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the two were "a lot closer" to a deal than in recent months.

Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plough

A car drives out of the Vnukovo-3 Business Aviation Center at Moscow's Vnukovo airport October 21, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The chief executive of French oil major Total TOTF.PA, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night.

Community

Kolam designer extraordinaire

RICE art is the rice bowl for full-time kolam artist Ruben Prakash. Completing a magnificent 18.3m kolam at Mid Valley Megamall for Deepavali this year, the 28-year-old artist explained that the festive season was especially important for his thriving career.

Environment

Education

When a smile says a lot

Flashing a smile is perhaps the best way to break the ice or relieve stress, even if there are some social norms and practices that prevent us from doing so.

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