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  • Collapsed dreams: Cambodia construction workers risk lives for ‘riches’

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    Collapsed dreams: Cambodia construction workers risk lives for ‘riches’

  • Coal dust and smog plague lives on South Africa’s Highveld

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    Coal dust and smog plague lives on South Africa’s Highveld

  • A Martian methane belch melts away

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    A Martian methane belch melts away

  • Doing the ‘I turn’: Japan taps tourism to lure city dwellers to emptying villages

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    Doing the ‘I turn’: Japan taps tourism to lure city dwellers to emptying villages

  • 'Google' is a boy! Indonesian couple name baby after tech giant

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    'Google' is a boy! Indonesian couple name baby after tech giant

  • Kelantan boy locks himself in car for undisturbed gadget time

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    Kelantan boy locks himself in car for undisturbed gadget time

  • Lost ‘US$170m Caravaggio’ snapped up before French auction

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    Lost ‘US$170m Caravaggio’ snapped up before French auction

  • Employing the differently-abled allows DRB-Hicom to tap into pools of talent (VIDEO)

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    Employing the differently-abled allows DRB-Hicom to tap into pools of talent (VIDEO)

  • Nike unveils the NikeCourt London 2019 collection

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    Nike unveils the NikeCourt London 2019 collection

  • Venus de Milo to get an extra whiff of glamour

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    Venus de Milo to get an extra whiff of glamour

  • National Portrait Gallery opening retrospective of US photographer Cindy Sherman

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    National Portrait Gallery opening retrospective of US photographer Cindy Sherman

  • Airbnb launches new tier of luxury properties for affluent guests

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    Airbnb launches new tier of luxury properties for affluent guests

  • Replica clock find sparks hope for Notre-Dame restoration

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    Replica clock find sparks hope for Notre-Dame restoration

  • Islands in the sun: Heatwave gives cities that sinking feeling

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    Islands in the sun: Heatwave gives cities that sinking feeling

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  • Celiac disease sufferers could be vitamin deficient

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    Celiac disease sufferers could be vitamin deficient

  • Qatar mega-library defies boycott

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    Qatar mega-library defies boycott

  • Saudi women use wedding contracts to assert right to drive

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    Saudi women use wedding contracts to assert right to drive

  • French farmers seek a pistachio bonanza

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    French farmers seek a pistachio bonanza

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  • Air pollution may increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, study shows

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    Air pollution may increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, study shows

    KAUNAS CITY, June 26 — New European research has found that exposure to air pollution and living in apartment blocks is linked with an increased risk of hypertension, also known...

  • Singapore to get a second Raffles Hotel 135 years after the original opened its doors

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    Singapore to get a second Raffles Hotel 135 years after the original opened its doors

    SINGAPORE, June 26 — Singapore is to get a second Raffles Hotel, this time on Sentosa, some 135 years after the original now iconic colonial-style hotel in Beach Road opened its...

  • Thai supermodel Cindy Bishop launches picture books to confront sex education taboos

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    Thai supermodel Cindy Bishop launches picture books to confront sex education taboos

    BANGKOK, June 26 — A Thai model who has spoken out about sexual harassment said yesterday that she will publish a series of children’s books to teach young people about sex in...

  • Four top British authors in novel anti-Brexit European crusade

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    Four top British authors in novel anti-Brexit European crusade

    LONDON, June 25 — Ken Follett, Lee Child, Kate Mosse and Jojo Moyes, four heavyweights of British literature, are launching a “Friendship Tour” of Europe to represent the 48...

  • High school students can improve scores in math, science, English by taking music classes

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    High school students can improve scores in math, science, English by taking music classes

    MONTREAL, June 25 — New Canadian research has found that high school students who take music classes perform better in more “academic” subjects such as math and science than...

  • Listen up Malaysians, John Legend's new ‘Oh Pitera’ love is an SK-II instant hit

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    Listen up Malaysians, John Legend's new ‘Oh Pitera’ love is an SK-II instant hit

    PETALING JAYA, June 25 — SK-II has helped women all over the world, Malaysia included, to achieve crystal clear skin by harnessing the skincare properties of their unique...

  • How you feel about your home may be affecting your family relationships

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    How you feel about your home may be affecting your family relationships

    NEW YORK, June 25 — New US research has found how you feel about your home environment and the space that you have might be influencing family relationships. Carried out by...

  • Global warming = more energy use = more warming

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    Global warming = more energy use = more warming

    PARIS, June 25 — Even modest climate change will increase global energy demand by up to a quarter before mid-century, and by nearly 60 per cent if humanity fails to curb...

  • Naomi Campbell says racial diversity in fashion should not be just a trend

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    Naomi Campbell says racial diversity in fashion should not be just a trend

    LONDON, June 25 — Racial diversity in fashion has improved in recent years, but the industry must not treat it like a catwalk trend, British model Naomi Campbell told Reuters in...

  • Student debt a ‘life sentence’ for millions of Americans

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    Student debt a ‘life sentence’ for millions of Americans

    LOS ANGELES, June 25 — Haley Walters is five years away from earning her law degree. If everything goes according to plan, she will be under a mountain of US$100,000 (RM414,360)...

  • Midwifery students use augmented technology to improve clinical skills

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    Midwifery students use augmented technology to improve clinical skills

    LONDON, June 25 — Midwifery students in London are learning to bring new life into the world in a radically new way with the help of augmented reality (AR) technology. Using AR...

  • 100 years since the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I

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    100 years since the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I

    PARIS, June 25 — At 3.50pm on June 28, 1919 crowds erupted in joy and salvos of celebratory gunfire rang out: The Treaty of Versailles had just been signed. World War I was...

  • Middle East survey sees patchy progress in views on women’s and LGBT+ rights

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    Middle East survey sees patchy progress in views on women’s and LGBT+ rights

    LONDON, June 25 — More men than women in Iraq say they have been sexually harassed, while only 6 per cent of Lebanese people think being gay is acceptable, according to a major...

  • Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

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    Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive

    ATME (Syria), June 25 — For years, Abu Ali sold used furniture and home appliances for a living. But he never thought Syria’s war would one day make him homeless and force him...

  • Paying it forward: Malaysia Airlines passengers can offset their carbon emissions soon

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    Paying it forward: Malaysia Airlines passengers can offset their carbon emissions soon

    PETALING JAYA, June 25 — So we’ve all heard about refusing single-use plastics or taking shorter showers to reduce your carbon footprint. But what about voluntarily paying for...

  • Let’s talk: The Kosovo town using language to bridge divides

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    Let’s talk: The Kosovo town using language to bridge divides

    KAMENICA (Kosovo), June 25 — In eastern Kosovo, a small town is trying to encourage dialogue between its Albanian and Serb communities by starting with the basics: Language....

  • Rehamed Therapy: New physio and rehab centre with high-tech facilities in Shah Alam

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    Rehamed Therapy: New physio and rehab centre with high-tech facilities in Shah Alam

    SHAH ALAM, June 25 — He has treated numerous national athletes including Datuk Nicol David in his 21 years at the National Sports Institute. Now, in looking for a different...

  • Nicaragua puffing up status in rarefied world of premium cigars

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    Nicaragua puffing up status in rarefied world of premium cigars

    ESTELI (Nicaragua), June 25 — From “rich and full-bodied” to “complex with hints of licorice,” aficionados exhaust the lexicon to capture the essence of Nicaragua’s...

  • Infamous botched art restoration in Spain gets makeover

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    Infamous botched art restoration in Spain gets makeover

    MADRID, June 25 — A 16th century sculpture of Saint George in Spain whose amateur restoration left it looking like what many said was a cartoon character has been brought back...