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Feature | For love or money? Banknote bouquet gets mixed reactions

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) – It’s no longer say it with flowers to express one’s love. It’s say it with a bouquet of flowers...

Asian Editors Circle | Forging community ties, one friendly gesture at a time

Singapore is well known for its "Third to First World" economic transformation, its efficient, effective Government, as well as for being a very fine,...
Hong Kong subway partly suspended after overnight crash

Hong Kong subway partly suspended after overnight crash

HONG KONG (AP) — Service has been suspended on part of one of Hong Kong's main subway lines after an overnight crash during equipment...
Eco-friendly choice: An employee showing the rice straws that were introduced and used at the Penang International Green Conference Exhibition. (The Star/ANN)

Eat your rice straws after finishing your drink?

GEORGE TOWN (The Star/ANN)  — Made from rice and tapioca, the environmental-friendly straws are edible but tasteless, said Ricestraws IT director Anddrew Loh on Penang International...
China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come

Analysis | China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come

BEIJING (AP) — China's central government has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the monthslong demonstrations. That's...

More flights canceled at Hong Kong Int’l Airport

TAIPEI (The China Post) — More flights were canceled on Tuesday at Hong Kong International Airport where protesters — mostly holding placards quietly —...

Japanese women say #KuToo to company ‘rules on height of Womens’ heels’

Women have come forward to tell their story but Japanese people have remained slow to embrace the #MeToo movement. Lack of legal protection, combined...
1 year later, mystery surrounds China’s gene-edited babies

1 year later, mystery surrounds China’s gene-edited babies

Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had helped make the first gene-edited babies. One year later, mystery surrounds his fate...

Dengue Outbreak | The links between climate change and viral infection

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) — Global warming and climate change have taken diseases like dengue and other vector-borne viral diseases to new dimensions. climate change...
A part of Boracay's beach before the rehabilitation of the island. (Source: Tara Yap)

Philippines | Trouble in Paradise

MANILA (The Manila Bulletin/World News Day) — A single mother, Atelma Jacosalem Familara used to feed her family by working as a massage therapist for weary...

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