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March 10, 2018 12:18 AM Europe’s tourist hot spots look for ways to cope with the crowds

A general view of Croatia’s Unesco protected medieval town of Dubrovnik August 28, 2012. — ReutersBERLIN, March 10 — Europe’s tourist hot spots are looking for new ways to cope with “overtourism,” where cities like Venice, Dubrovnik and Barcelona are struggling to manage huge crowds arriving daily on cheap flights and cruise ships. They are turning to smartphone 22

February 28, 2018 11:07 PM L.A. billboards target misconduct scandal ahead of Oscars

An Oscar statue is seen in a souvenir shop at the Dolby Theatre during preparations for the Oscars in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, February 28, 2018. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, March 1 — Hollywood woke up last night to an ugly reminder of the sexual misconduct accusations shaking its ranks as a street artist covered three Los Angeles billboards 17

February 28, 2018 8:35 AM Taiwan protesters throw paint on former ruler’s coffin

A protester gestures under a portrait of late Taiwan president Chiang Kai-shek inside Parliament during an anti-China demonstration in Taipei on March 20, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEHTAIPEI, Feb 28 — Taiwanese protesters today splashed red paint on the tomb of former Nationalist ruler Chiang Kai-shek, urging the government to speed up a plan to erase symbols 16

February 1, 2018 7:05 AM New Greatest Hits bundle and God of War set for PS4

AS January comes to a close, Sony Interactive Entertainment Hong Kong Limited Singapore Branch (SIES) announced a new addition to its PlayStation4 (PS4) Greatest Hits lineup, and a release date for one of its most anticipated games this year. PS4 Greatest Hits is a selection from the previously released best-selling PS4 software titles that are now made available 53

January 13, 2018 12:28 PM London store Harrods to remove Diana statue

A sale sign is seen at dawn on the outside of the Harrods store in Knightsbridge in London January 5, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, Jan 13 — London luxury department store Harrods said today it was taking down a statue of the late Princess Diana and her boyfriend Dodi Al Fayed and returning it to former owner Mohamed Al Fayed. Al Fayed commissioned the bronze 15

December 26, 2017 6:01 AM Trader, executive fined RM7,500 for stealing Sleeping Buddha statue

GEORGE TOWN: A businessman and a company's executive were fined RM7,500 in default of 12 months' jail term by the magistrate's court here today for stealing a 91-year-old Buddha statue at a temple. Lim Su-Quinn, 29, and Lim Keng Liang, 37, pleaded guilty to stealing the "Sleeping Buddha" statue at the main prayer hall of Penang Buddhist Association (PBA) 52

December 21, 2017 3:54 PM Pussy Riot activist sentenced to community work after FSB protest

MOSCOW: A Russian court on Thursday sentenced a member of the Pussy Riot punk band and activist group to 40 hours of community work after she unfurled a protest sign near the Moscow headquarters of the FSB security services. Maria Alyokhina, 29, staged her protest Wednesday on the steps in front of the FSB headquarters, holding a poster saying "Happy 12

November 29, 2017 1:27 PM Trump retweets anti-Muslim videos

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Wednesday retweeted three anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group. One of them purports to show a Muslim beating up a Dutch boy on crutches. Another is described as showing an Islamist mob pushing a teenager of a rooftop. The third purports to show a Muslim throwing down and smashing a statue of the Virgin 14

November 24, 2017 5:01 AM Hong Kong lights up for Lumieres festival

HONG KONG: Glowing cartoon Inuits tumbled down Hong Kong's post office building and a forest of illuminated bamboo rods lit up the city centre as part of a visit by France's famous Lumieres festival. Local and international artists joined the extension of Lyon's Fête des Lumières in a city well known for its ubiquitous neon signs, giant billboards, flashy 19

November 14, 2017 11:58 AM Activists renew push for Hong Kong independence

A statue of a tiger is seen in front of a view of the skyline of the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on June 27, 2017. — AFP picHONG KONG, Nov 14 — Hong Kong independence activists stepped up their campaign at schools today, with the semi-autonomous city increasingly divided over signs of Beijing’s growing influence. Demonstrators handed out thousands 21