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Official closing ceremony of 29th SEA Games

His Majesty’s son and daughter, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen and Her Royal Highness Princess ‘Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah joined the Brunei Darussalam contingent in the Closing Parade of the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last night. The ...

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Hurricane Harvey: Texas’ biggest church ‘closes doors’ during Hurricane Harvey

Pastor Joel Osteen criticised for not immediately offering 16,000-seater arena that would make for ‘great shelter’, while dozens of smaller churches and mosques have done so. A megachurch in Houston closed its doors in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which ...

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Floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal kill 1,200 and leave millions homeless

Authorities say monsoon flooding is one of the worst in region in years At least 1,200 people have been killed and millions have been left homeless following devastating floods that have hit India, Bangladesh and Nepal, in one of the ...

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‘Even Without Nukes, Military Conflict With N. Korea Will Turn South Into Desert’

Solving the Korean Peninsula crisis through diplomacy is in everyone’s interests, geopolitical experts have told RT, citing potential scenarios of South Korea being turned “into a desert,” or other states, not directly involved, being severely affected by a “stray missile.” ...

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Kolej International Graduate Studies Convocation Ceremony

Every knowledge and skills earned at schools and institutions should be treated not as a separate entity, but seen as a building block towards a complete human capital. It also acts as a preparation for adulthood and the working world, ...

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Medal Presentation Ceremony for 29th SEA Games Polo Tournament

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzadin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s children, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Mateen and Her Royal Highness Princess ‘Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah, yesterday, attended the Medal Presentation Ceremony for the Polo Tournament ...

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Tracking Harvey: Before-and-after images show the catastrophic flooding in Houston

Hurricane Harvey, which has since been downgraded to a tropical storm, has dumped over 2 feet of rain on Houston, Texas, and two more feet are expected. The forecast suggests Houston will get 50 inches of rain — as much ...

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Avoid This Mistake When Shopping Online

Quantity matters, at least when it comes to product reviews. New research finds that consumers are swayed by the number of reviews an item receives, even if it’s of worse quality. Quartz reports that the study analyzing buying habits on ...

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Everything we know about the iPhone 8

Apple is widely expected to launch new iPhones in September. There’s been a ton of speculation and reports about the upcoming iPhone, including that it’ll be redesigned. The pressure is on Apple, too. It’s the 10th anniversary of the first ...

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Fitbit Takes Aim At Apple With New Smartwatch Launch

Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc (FIT.N) on Monday launched its newest device, the Ionic smartwatch, with features ranging from fitness tracking to contactless payment, as it gears up to compete with rivals such as Apple Inc (AAPL.O). Once the market ...

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