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Nothing to see here: Southeast Asia flummoxed by haze study JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) Indonesian, Malaysian and Singaporean authorities have dismissed research that smoky haze from catastrophic forest fires in Indonesia last year caused 100,000 deaths. Some even contend the haze caused no serious health problems, bu
Yahoo! News | Sep 21, 2016 08:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
S. Korea, US to simulate attack on nuclear facility South Korea and the United States will conduct a mock attack on a nuclear facility next month, an official with the South Korean Defense Department told CNN. | Sep 21, 2016 07:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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World's Biggest I.P.O. This Year Gets Help from Beijing The $7.4 billion share offering by Postal Savings Bank of China shines a light on the way Chinese firms ensure successful deals despite investor doubts.
New York Times | Sep 21, 2016 04:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World's smartest education centers Read full story for latest details. | Sep 21, 2016 01:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rahami's wife left US days before bombing Could Ahmad Khan Rahami's wife provide clues about the bombing suspect and his plans? | Sep 20, 2016 8:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
17 children killed bus crashes in India At least 29 people have been killed, including 17 children, after two fatal bus crashes in two days in India, local officials say. | Sep 20, 2016 4:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Image of Asia: India's high season of mosquito-borne illness In this photo by Manish Swarup, people suffering from high fever sit with their relatives to see a doctor at a fever clinic at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in New Delhi. Several cases of mosquito-borne diseases like chikungunya, malaria and dengue fever has
Yahoo! News | Sep 20, 2016 1:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thai defamation verdict a setback in anti-slavery fight, say activists By Alisa Tang BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A guilty verdict for a British activist in Thailand charged with defamation for alleging ill-treatment of migrant workers at a big fruit company sets an alarming precedent in the fight against labor exp
Yahoo! News | Sep 20, 2016 12:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New home for 'world's saddest bear'? Read full story for latest details. | Sep 20, 2016 12:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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British activist convicted in Thai fruit industry trial A British activist was found guilty of criminal defamation on Tuesday and given a suspended jail sentence over a report alleging abuses in Thailand's lucrative fruit industry -- a verdict the UN described as "very disturbing". Andy Hall, wh
Yahoo! News | Sep 20, 2016 11:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend