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Jimmy Choo finds right fit with sole couture line

Haute couture shoemaker Jimmy Choo says he is happy to focus on his own exclusive footwear line, amid reports the famous brand bearing his name – but with which he is no longer associated – could be set for a flotation worth US$1.7 billion (RM5.52 billion). The London-based designer revealed he is on good terms with the people... Read More

In this photo taken on February 16, 2014, Filipino students look at the carvings on a rock wall in Binangonan, east of Manila. On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved. – AFP pic, April 21, 2014.

In this photo taken on February 16, 2014, Filipino students look at the carvings on a rock wall in Binangonan, east of Manila. On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved. – AFP pic, April 21, 2014.

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