Friday 2 August 2019

Catch up with the last 7 days of culture, life and current affairs with UNRESERVED. Here are the week’s stories in bite-sized segments that will keep you up to date and in the know.

Here are UNRESERVED’s news highlights from the last #7days.

25/08/2019 – 31/08/2019

1. Indonesia picks Borneo island as a new capital.

2. Trump says next G7 summit could be held at his Miami golf club.

3. Boris Johnson sparks outrage after forcing suspension of parliament.

4. Fear stalks Cathay Pacific staff after Hong Kong protest sackings.

5. Darth Vader helmet among Hollywood treasures in US$10 million auction.

18/08/2019 – 24/08/2019

1. Najib’s major 1MDB trial postponed.

2. Utusan Malaysia flies off shelves a day after publishers appeal for support.

3, Brazilian president blames Amazon fires on NGOs as Twitter erupts.

4. First Southeast Asian modern art piece acquired by France’s Guimet Museum.

5. New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star.

11/08/2019 – 17/08/2019

1. Typhoon Lekima death toll hits 49.

2. Japan lashed by Storm Krosa, hinders peak holiday period.

3. Body of Franco-Irish teen found in Malaysian jungle.

4. China slams Hong Kong airport protesters.

5. Badly behaved tourists in Bali get in trouble.

6. Jokowi pledges relocating Indonesia’s capital to Borneo.

04/08/2019 – 10/08/2019

1. Hundreds of flights to and from Hong Kong affected.

2. British Airways cancels over a hundred flights following IT failure.

3. Philippines approves plan to build new Manila airport.

4. July scorcher: 2019 set to be among the hottest years.

5. Game of Thrones creators ink massive Netflix deal.

28/06/2019 – 03/07/2019

Related: #7DAYS July 2019