Malaysia’s power struggle puts economy’s outlook at risk

Malaysia’s political uncertainty is expected to adversely affect the economy. (Reuters pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s political upheaval is jeopardising the economy’s outlook at a time of heightened global risks and brewing discontent among locals about rising living costs. The ruling coalition collapsed Monday amid a power struggle between 94-year-old Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and his […]

Super-high heels free women, insists shoe designer Louboutin

Legendary French shoe designer Christian Louboutin says towering six-inch stilettos are a ‘form of liberty’. (Rawpixel pic) PARIS: Super-high heels can free women, says legendary French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, who insists that wearing his towering six-inch stilettos is a “form of liberty”. While some feminists see vertiginous heels as sexual enslavement, Louboutin believes the […]