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World 22 Apr 2015 | 9:20 PM

Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine, in a break with tradition that is certain to rile Moscow, is ditching the Soviet name for World War Two and aims to adopt the poppy, a mainly British wartime symbol, to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany.

TECH 17 Mar 2015 | 11:15 AM

IT firm baits hackers with online model train set

Somewhere on Earth a computer hacker types a malicious command and hits enter. Half a world away, an urban commuter train speeds out of control, derails and crashes into a building.

AseanPlus News 05 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Beijing to keep leaders’ names out of street signs

BEIJING: A set of new rules for the naming of places in Beijing has banned the use of leaders’ names and requires hutong – small lanes in North China – to be retained in the names of time-honoured streets, reported Legal Daily.

Community 21 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Plan to redevelop Vivekananda Ashram is put on hold

KUALA Lumpur mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib has postponed all matters pertaining to the request for planning permission requested by the trustees of Vivekananda Ashram Kuala Lumpur to redevelop the century-old building, until the site is gazetted as a National Heritage site.

Nation 27 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

City Hall: You'll get used to new names

KUALA LUMPUR: The public will soon get accustomed to the new names of eight major roads in the city, said Mayor Datuk Seri Ahmad Phesal Talib.

TECH 11 Nov 2014 | 4:04 PM

New 'Assassin's Creed' dives into French Revolution

A new instalment of blockbuster videogame Assassin's Creed makes its worldwide debut on Nov 11 in the US, allowing players to wield deadly skills on the streets of Paris during the French Revolution.

Lifestyle 19 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

An urbanist's tour of the city of Seoul

Which of Seoul’s two new projects is the truer picture of what lies ahead for cities?

Asia & Oceania 18 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM

An urbanist's tour of the city of Seoul

Which of Seoul’s two new projects is the truer picture of what lies ahead for cities?

Community 18 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Historical page-turner

THE newly launched book Penang’s History, My Story transports readers back to the glory days of the state and its fascinating stories.

People 05 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Weaving a fascinating tale of Penang

History and personal stories are woven together to tell a tale of the streets of Penang.