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Airbus cheers 50th anniversary with flypast but little swagger

Airbus prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a private flypast for staff at its Toulouse base and low-key publicity as a new management seeks a break with the company’s turbulent and theatrical past.

Govt committed to strengthening ‘meteoric’ Malaysia-China ties, says Dr M

The prime minister says Malaysia's relations with Beijing will be even closer and more meaningful in the future.

Sigourney Weaver marks ‘Alien’ anniversary: ‘I thought it was a small...

Sigourney Weaver reflects back on the 40th anniversary of the sci-fi/horror classic film.

Harley Davidson PJ celebrates first anniversary with a carnival

Visitors to the carnival from May 25-26 will enjoy discounts on motorcycles, spare parts, accessories and general merchandise.

Not true PH obsessed with 1MDB, says Rewcastle-Brown

Saying opposition is using this as a propaganda tool, Sarawak Report editor calls on Malaysians to be patient as PH works to make the nation better.

Dr M reflects on past and present on eve of PH’s...

The prime minister says one of the biggest achievements is seeing that Malaysians are no longer burdened by corruption.

Anwar free to do what he wants when he’s PM, says...

The prime minister says the PKR president is not required to heed his instructions when he steps down for Anwar to take over.

5 years on, 5 theories about MH370’s disappearance

Search efforts ended last year, with only a few fragments of the plane found.

Myanmar activists stage rally on anniversary of Reuters reporters’ arrest

Some held copies of the latest cover of Time magazine featuring the journalists and their families.

PlayStation pulls out of E3 2019

For the first time in 24 years, Playstation would not attend the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

Mickey Mouse, the icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

The iconic rodent launched his celluloid career in "Steamboat Willie," at New York's Colony Theater on Nov 18, 1928.

World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris

Around 70 leaders including US and Russian Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice.

Queen Elizabeth launches British commemorations 100 years after WW1

The royal family and Prime Minister Theresa May were due to watch leading actors, authors, singers and military bands lead the tributes.

Beats celebrates 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse

The headphones ship with a collectable pin and a custom felt case.

Hong Kong marks fourth anniversary of Umbrella Movement

The subdued gathering comes days after the Hong Kong government banned a political party which promotes independence, calling it a threat to national security.

Act against ‘any whiff’ of resurgent anti-Semitism, pope says

Francis was using the anniversary of the wartime liquidation of a ghetto in Vilnius to make a broader appeal beyond Lithuania.

China’s Xi congratulates North Korea on anniversary

Xi said he is willing to work with Kim to develop healthy relations between the sides and to promote regional peace and stability.

No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flowers

Unlike in previous years, there were no inter-continental missiles on display and no nuclear tests to mark the day.

North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversary

Such set-piece dates are a mainstay of the North's political calendar, and have traditionally been occasions for showing off its latest hardware.

Longchamp makes New York debut to celebrate 70 years

The French staple is building on its leather goods heritage by highlighting its ready-to-wear, sunglasses and footwear lines.

Designer Ralph Lauren marks 50th anniversary with Central Park fashion gala

A fashion show featuring well over 100 female, male, adult and child models was followed by a sit-down dinner in the park.

Russian police briefly detain three people marking 1968 protest

Two of those detained were relatives of some of the eight Soviet protesters who stood on Red Square half a century ago before being hauled away by the KGB secret police.

Taiwan marks 60 years since China attack as tensions rise

Tensions with Beijing have worsened under Tsai because she refuses to acknowledge that Taiwan is part of "one China".

North Korea suspends tour visas ahead of anniversary

Reports followed that Pyongyang had suspended visits by Chinese tour groups as it prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.