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New bullet train sets ‘supreme’ record

The N700s is the first new model of bullet train on Japan’s busiest line for almost a decade.

‘Game of Thrones’ finale draws record 19.3 million viewers

HBO says 13 million fans tuned in live to the TV broadcast beating the previous record held by ‘The Sopranos’.

Avengers: Endgame crushes box office records in US$1.2 bln global debut

Endgame generated a jaw-dropping US$350 million in the United States and Canada.

Germany claims the crown for record gathering of smurfs

Fans of the blue elf-like creatures managed to gather 2,762 people dressed and painted blue in the regulation smurf attire.

Federer wins record third Hopman in dramatic fashion

Federer is the first player to win three Hopman Cups.

Cambodia seizes record 3-tonne haul of African ivory

Demand from China and Vietnam has fuelled the growth of illegal wildlife trafficking via Cambodia.

China’s surplus with the US hits new record in November

The increasingly lopsided trade in goods between the two nations threatens to further derail prospects for a trade deal during a 90-day negotiation period.

Marilyn Monroe’s Golden Globe sells for record US$250,000 at auction

The award statue made history as the highest selling Golden Globe sold at auction.

Airbnb says quarterly revenue topped US$1 bn

More than 400 million guests "arrivals" have been logged at Airbnb lodgings since the service launched a decade ago.

Alibaba sets Singles’ Day sales record with 8 hours still to...

Popular items purchased overseas included mobile phones, wool coats and knitted sweaters.

Biles sets record for world championship gold medals

Simone Biles has now won 13 career gold medals.

Cops record statements from 40 people in Bukit Kukus landslide probe

Penang police say they may call in more people for questioning to see if there were elements of negligence in the landslide that claimed nine lives.

Colts’ Vinatieri breaks NFL career scoring record

Adam Vinatieri of the Indianapolis Colts beat Morten Andersen's career scoring record.

Record six-goal triumph for South Africa

South Africa won a match by six goals for the first time when they beat Seychelles 6-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Saints star Brees sets NFL career pass yards mark in win

The 39-year-old passer, in his 18th NFL campaign, now has 499 career touchdown passes, one shy of joining a select 500-touchdown NFL club whose only members are Manning, Favre and New England's Tom Brady, who reached the milestone last Thursday.

Malaysia’s debts not unusually high, can be sustained, says expert

World Bank lead economist says what is important is to look at resilience of Malaysia’s debt profile.

Colts’ Vinatieri sets all-time field goal record

Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri now has 567 career field goals, surpassing the record previously held by Morten Andersen.

Yankees set all-time home run record in win over Red Sox

Gleyber Torres hit the New York Yankees' 265th home run of the season against the Boston Red Sox, breaking the record previously held by the 1997 Seattle Mariners.

Tiger can still match my 18 majors, says Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus expects Tiger Woods to emulate his achievement of winning a record 18 major championships.

Brees breaks Favre’s NFL record for pass completions

Drew Brees broke Brett Favre's record for most pass completions in NFL history.

Ramos tops Champions League booking table

In a game against Roma, Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos received a record-breaking 37th Champions League yellow card, beating Paul Scholes's record.

Dolphins beat Titans 27-20 in longest-ever NFL game

The game between the Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans was the longest in NFL history.

Eminem claims UK album chart record in ‘Kamikaze’ strike

It is the US rapper's ninth straight album release to hit number one.

Police interview lawyer over alleged judicial interference in Karpal’s sedition appeal

Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says he will divulge the source of his information if a special task force is formed to conduct a preliminary investigation or before a Royal Commission of Inquiry.