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After more than six months of protests, the tension in Hong Kong has escalated into what some witnesses are calling a “war zone”. On Monday (Nov 18) morning, a fiery stand-off between protesters in Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University and the city’s police crossed the 24-hour mark, with a resolution nowhere in sight. The siege had begun on Sunday, when police fired...
A makeshift barricade of chairs and other debris is seen on a stairway at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hong Kong November 18, 2019. — Reuters pic   HONG KONG, Nov 18 — A large fire held off an apparent police advance on the Hong Kong campus where hundreds of pro-democracy protesters were holed up early today, hours after...
Google hopes to break into the growing US$135bil global videogame industry with cloud technology that could broaden audiences attracted by rich new features. — AFP   SAN FRANCISCO: Ever-expanding Google becomes a gaming company Nov 19 with the launch of its Stadia cloud service that lets people play console-quality videogames on a web browser or smartphone. The Internet giant hopes to break into...
will.i.am was met by police at Sydney Airport after landing from Brisbane. (AP pic) SYDNEY: US performer will.i.am has accused a Qantas flight attendant of racism, saying she was unjustified in calling the police on him after an altercation during an Australian domestic flight. In a series of tweets, the Black Eyed Peas frontman on Saturday said the woman was “overly...
Zoji-ji is a Buddhist temple complex belonging to the Jodo Shu denomination, one of the most widely practised branches of Buddhism in Japan. Jodo Shu was founded in 1175 by Honen Shonin, inspired by the teachings of a Chinese master, Shan-tao, who perfected Pure Land Buddhism. According to belief, Jodo-Shu followers believe that by reciting the Nembutsu prayer, devotees can receive...
Formula One F1 - Brazilian Grand Prix - Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil - November 17, 2019 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton on the podium after finishing in third place before a penalty resulted in him being demoted to seventh. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton apologised to Alexander Albon on Sunday for a...
Malang tidak berbau, satu keluarga berdepan detik cemas apabila kereta yang dipandu tiba-tiba dilanggar oleh sebuah kereta lain sehingga menyebabkan mereka terpelanting keluar. Kemalangan yang didakwa berlaku di lebuhraya Bandar Cassia, Batu Kawan, Pulau Pinang itu dikongsi di media sosial dan mendapat perhatian ramai. Dalam video tersebut turut menyaksikan dua kanak-kanak yang tercampak keluar dari kereta semasa perlanggaran berlaku. Sealt belt...
Kebiasaannya jika kita bosan di rumah dan tak tahu nak buat apa, mesti kita akan keluar berjalan-jalan hirup udara segar atau pergi ke mall untuk membeli-belah. Itulah yang terjadi pada seorang wanita berusia 83 tahun yang sanggup menaiki LRT ke KLCC semata-mata untuk melepaskan rasa bosan bersendirian di rumah. Kisah ini dikongsikan seorang pengguna Facebook, Dzuriasikim Dzulkefli apabila dia terjumpa wanita ini...
People walk in the flooded street near Rialto bridge, on November 15, 2019 in Venice, two days after the city suffered its highest tide in 50 years. (Photo: AFP/Filippo Monteforte)   VENICE: Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday (Nov 16) after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities have declared a...
A US Air Force B-52 in formation with Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters over the North Sea, October 28, 2019. Cpl. Alex Scott/UK Ministry of Defense US B-52 bombers and airmen deployed to the UK in October for Bomber Task Force 20-1. Bomber Task Force deployments are meant train US aircrews while reassuring partners and deterring foes. This...