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Synthetic medical marijuana could fuel Singapore’s future economy and create jobs

The Republic of Singapore is well known locally and internationally for its strict laws on the use and sale of drugs. The possession or consumption of marijuana or cannabis can lead to a maximum 10-year jail term and/or up to...

Trans-ASEAN education can play a role in building a regional community

Jaruwat Kiatiwongse, Bangkok University and Rosalia Sciortino, Mahidol University As the celebration for last year’s 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wanes, ASEAN now face the tasks to realise the ambitious vision of an integrated socio-cultural,...

T2 – Philippines SEC revokes Rappler’s registration; netizens remain divided

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the Philippines, today, January 15, 2018, revoked the registration of Rappler, a popular online news organization, due to alleged violations in nationality restrictions on control and ownership of mass media organizations. While many...

Man holds funeral for pet fishes to the delight of netizens

Former US Army recruit Jeremy Milbern, 25, recently held a funeral for his pet fishes, Tiffany and Tori. Twitter posts about the funeral delighted netizens and quickly went viral. Milbern dressed up in a black suit for the occasion, and...

FB says FU to publishers and brands

The Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, said that his company is introducing sweeping changes to to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members will see. The social media company would be tweaking the algorithm...

Eyewitness: the Rohingya horrors and Aung San Suu Kyi’s whitewash

Ellen Wiles, University of Stirling It was a bright autumn morning, and I had just dropped off my two children at nursery and was scrolling through Twitter, when I spotted a video of another mother’s two children. The youngest was a...

The Man Who Owned Google for a Full Minute

Sanmay Ved was browsing through domain names in late September of 2015 when he stumbled upon the unexpected opportunity to purchase “google.com." Ved, then a previous Google employee and researcher, then purchased the domain name, expecting it to be...

Caring for the elderly – a safe haven is important for people in their twilight years

By Boshika Gupta In the Bollywood film, Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), the "second innings house" was an important plot point. It referred to new beginnings for those who've retired and are free to pursue their dreams. The home struck a...

Indian superstar and LKY-fan Rajinikanth finally steps into politics after years of speculation

Indian superstar Rajinikanth has finally announced that he will step into politics, after years of speculation. The 67-year-old, who has acted in over 150 movies and is one of the highest paid actors in Asia, said in Chennai yesterday that...
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A woman who married a ragdoll has given birth to a ragdoll

A mother made a ragdoll for her daughter, Meirivone Rocha Moraes, 37, who fell in love with the ragdoll. She...
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