Faith and Style: Islamic Fashion Show in Kuala Lumpur

The annual Islamic Fashion Festival showcasing Islamic style kicked off in Kuala Lumpur on November 18. Leading designers from Malaysia, Iran, Indonesia, Bangladesh, UAE and other countries presented their clothing lines at the event. This event was intended to boost the morale of women cancer survivors.

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A model gets a last dab of lipstick before taking to the podium during the festival of Islamic fashion in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading »

Preening Panda, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Eight-year-old Xing Xing entertained the crowds at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday. Xing Xing is one of two Chinese pandas loaned for ten years to Malaysia to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries. The panda was formerly known as Fu Wa but in an announcement made Wednesday he and his partner were renamed as Xing Xing (prosperity) and Liang Liang (pretty) following a national naming contest. (Photo: AHMAD YUSNI / EPA) Continue reading »