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Closer to home was the wedding of Chryseis Tan, daughter of Berjaya Corporation founder Tan Sri Vincent Tan, and SM Faliq SM Nasimuddin, son of Naza Group founder, the late Tan Sri Nasimuddin Amin. It was seen as a union not only between two lovebirds, but also of two of the richest families in Malaysia. Faliq, 33, is currently the deputy executive chairman and group managing director of Naza TTDI Group. Chryseis, 29, is the executive director of Berjaya Assets Bhd and an investor in several brands, including Greyhound Cafe and La Juiceria, and is known as a fashionable jet-setter. Photo: Instagram

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The much-anticipated third Inter-Korean Summit in April sparked hope for the reconciliation of South and North Korea with the historical meeting between South Korean president Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, seen by many as the symbolic start of a new era. Photo: AFP/Korea Summit Press Pool

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Human rights lawyer and writer Azhar Harun, better known as Art Harun, was appointed Election Commission chairman in September. Previously, all the chairmen of the commission were former civil servants and Azhar is the first chairman to be appointed from outside the civil service. Photo: The Star/Sam Tham

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