In this Sep. 22 2013 file photo, Ke$ha performs at the IHeartRadio Music Festival, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision /AP, File) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have banned a planned concert by U.S. pop singer Ke$ha after deciding it would hurt cultural and religious sensitivities.
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by Firdia LisnawatiAssociated Press Writer BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World on Saturday amid tight security on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, where the contest’s final round was moved following protests by Muslim hardliner groups. “I promise to be the best Miss World ever,” Young, 23, said after winning the 63rd annual event, as a large number of Filipino fans who traveled with her celebrated by jumping and waving the country’s flag.
This March, 2013 photo shows Linda Bansil at Taguig, south of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo) by Jim Gomez MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected al-Qaida-linked…
FLIGHT ATTENDANTS–Singapore Airlines’ iconic Singapore Girl first appeared in 1972 wearing the “sarong kabaya” uniform, inspired by traditional attire found across much of Southeast Asia. (Photo/Singapore Airlines). by Ramy Inocencio in Hong Kong and Frances Cha in Seoul (CNN) — Images of bikini-clad women in Thailand posing suggestively in an online ad for a local airline inflamed passions — both positive and negative — earlier this year.