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Malaysian students invent device that makes ocean water drinkable for ‘sea nomads’

James Dyson Award where Malaysian students will compete

An invention that could provide clean drinking water to “sea nomads” — communities living near the ocean — has earned three Malaysian students a spot to compete at the James Dyson Awards, an annual competition that recognizes young design engineers with inventive solutions to real-world problems.

Malaysia’s best: Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) sophomores Bennie Beh Hue May, Loo Xin Yang and Yap Chun Yoon won the top prize of 10,000 Malaysian Ringgit ($2,400) in Malaysia’s search for its official entry to the international design competition, MalayMail reported.

Malaysian Woman Dies After Botched Liposuction Before Her Wedding


Owners of an unlicensed beauty salon in Malaysia have been detained following the death of a bride-to-be following a liposuction procedure.

What happened: Coco Siew Zhi Shing, 23, went to the beauty salon located in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur on Oct. 17 to get liposuction done on her arms to prepare for her wedding next year in South Africa, her brother, Xiao Mingan, told Sin Chew Daily via The Straits Times.