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  • Chinese couple pressures mum with dementia to get hand tattooed with phone numbers, gets flak for being cruel
    Being the caretaker of someone with dementia can be stressful, especially when there's a chance they'll get lost while out.  So, despite the pain, one elderly woman's hand was tattooed with her children's phone numbers in case of an emergency, reported Malaysia's media platform Rojak Lah. The 80-year-old woman, who hails from Zhejiang, China, is... Read more »
  • Number of Chinese kindergartens drops in 2022 for first time in 15 years
    HONG KONG - The number of kindergartens in China has dropped for the first time in 15 years, falling by more than 5,000 on the previous year, financial news outlet Yicai reported, citing data from the country's Education Ministry. Concerns about China's shrinking population have prompted more than 20 recommendation by... Read more »
  • US Navy says China statement on US destroyer expelled from South China Sea is 'false'
    BEIJING — China's military said on Thursday (March 23) it monitored and drove away a US destroyer that had illegally entered waters around the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. In a statement, the military said that without the approval of the government, the guided-missile destroyer Milius illegally intruded into... Read more »
  • China approves its first mRNA vaccine against Covid-19
    BEIJING - China has approved its first domestically developed mRNA vaccine against Covid-19, CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd said on Wednesday (March 22), a major achievement in a country that has declined to use Western Covid-19 shots to support domestic research. China, whose home-grown vaccines are seen as less effective than the Moderna... Read more »
  • Beijing experiences first population decline since 2003
    BEIJING – The death rate in Beijing surpassed the birth rate in 2022, official data showed on Tuesday, pushing the Chinese capital’s natural population growth into negative territory for the first time since 2003. The death rate in the city of 21.84 million, one of the country’s most populous urban... Read more »
  • Hong Kong heiress sues gallery owner Pearl Lam over Banksy painting
    HONG KONG - An heiress of the Hong Kong beverage giant Vitasoy International is suing prominent gallery owner Pearl Lam, saying she has paid 500,000 pounds (S$816,000) for a Banksy painting that was never delivered, according to a court writ filed this week. Karen Lo, whose grandfather founded Vitasoy which specialises... Read more »
  • Thick sandstorms shroud Beijing and several provinces in China
    BEIJING - Capital Beijing and several provinces in China will be affected by thick, dense sandstorms that will severely affect visibility, Chinese weather authorities said on Wednesday (March 22). The Central Meteorological Observatory issued yellow warning signals from Wednesday to early morning Thursday for Shaanxi, Shanxi, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong,... Read more »


  • Thai PM Prayuth to run for re-election
    BANGKOK - Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was officially nominated for re-election on Saturday (March 25) as his party's first candidate for the country's next leader in polls set for May 14. Prayuth, 69, is running with the new United Thai Nation Party, and will likely face Pheu Thai party's Paetongtarn Shinawatra,... Read more »
  • India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi disqualified from parliament
    NEW DELHI — India's parliament on Friday (March 24) disqualified the leader of the main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, a day after a court jailed him for two years in a defamation case loosely linked to the prime minister, parliament said in a statement. Gandhi "stands disqualified from the membership... Read more »
  • Man and his 11 cats make epic 300km trip across Thailand on motorbike
    A Thai man travelled some 300km from Bangkok to Korat with his 11 cats in tow on a motorcycle, attracting praise and “likes” from cat lovers online.   Choowong Thepkoh, 65, who sells amulets and other knick knacks at flea markets in Bangkok, had travelled to Korat to sell his goods... Read more »
  • Stop, there's a zebra crossing! Escaped beast returned to zoo after roaming streets of Seoul
    SEOUL – A zebra escaped from a zoo in the South Korean capital Seoul on Thursday and wandered the streets of a residential district for three hours before being caught and taken home. Bemused pedestrians looked on as the beast trotted past cars, wandered down a street and poked its... Read more »
  • North Korea says it tested new nuclear underwater attack drone
    SEOUL - North Korea on Friday (March 24) tested a new nuclear underwater attack drone that can generate a radioactive tsunami, state media said, as a US amphibious assault ship arrived in South Korea for joint drills. During the drill, the new North Korean drone cruised underwater at a depth... Read more »
  • Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi gets 2 years’ jail for defamation
    AHMEDABAD, India - A court in western India found opposition leader Rahul Gandhi guilty of defamation on Thursday (March 23) for a speech he made in 2019 in which he referred to thieves as having the surname Modi, and sentenced him to two years in prison. Gandhi was present at... Read more »
  • 2 Cambodians held on rare royal insults charge after Facebook posts
    PHNOM PENH - Two Cambodian opposition figures have been charged under the country’s rarely used lese majeste law with insulting King Norodom Sihamoni for posts made on Facebook about a photograph of the King and Prime Minister Hun Sen. A judge at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court also charged Yim... Read more »

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  • Italian killer suspected of mafia links arrested in France
    A convicted Italian killer, believed to belong to one of the country’s most powerful mafia organisations, was arrested on Thursday in France after 16 years on the run, Interpol said. Edgardo Greco, 63, is suspected of belonging to the notorious... The post Italian killer suspected of mafia links arrested in... Read more »
  • French police find body in missing teenager case
    French police probing the disappearance of an 18-year-old girl found a body on Thursday after the main suspect confessed to killing her in a lovers’ quarrel, a prosecutor said. The 39-year-old man led police to a site in the woods... The post French police find body in missing teenager case... Read more »
  • Netanyahu in Paris to press Macron on Iran
    Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, hoping to gain support against Iran’s nuclear programme but shadowed by an upsurge of Israeli-Palestinian violence. Israel’s Paris embassy said the pair would discuss “the... The post Netanyahu in Paris to press Macron on Iran... Read more »
  • Western allies seize arms shipment bound for Yemen’s rebels: Pentagon
    An operation by Western allies reportedly led by France seized a boatload of weapons and ammunition allegedly being sent to Yemen from Iran last month, the US military said. More than 3,000 assault rifles, 578,000 rounds of ammunition and 23... The post Western allies seize arms shipment bound for Yemen’s... Read more »
  • Russia slams Macron comments on Ukraine arms deliveries
    Russia on Wednesday criticised comments by French President Emmanuel Macron, who refused this week to rule out delivering fighter jets to Ukraine, while warning against the risk of escalation. “Forgive me but this is absurd,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova... The post Russia slams Macron comments on Ukraine arms deliveries... Read more »
  • French mass protests challenge Macron over pensions plan
    French protesters launched a new push Tuesday to pressure President Emmanuel Macron into dropping a pension reform plan, with hundreds of thousands taking to the streets and strikes disrupting transport and schools. Union-led protesters came out for mass demonstrations for... The post French mass protests challenge Macron over pensions plan... Read more »
  • France to send more mobile artillery to Ukraine
    France will ship 12 more Caesar truck-mounted howitzers and fresh air defence equipment to Ukraine to bolster the fight against Russian invaders, Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu said Tuesday. The artillery pieces, adding to 18 already delivered, would be financed from... The post France to send more mobile artillery to Ukraine... Read more »

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  • Actor Jonathan Majors arrested in alleged violent domestic dispute
    Actor Jonathan Majors was arrested in New York City on Saturday after a woman alleged she was assaulted in what law enforcement described as a domestic dispute, police said.Majors, 33, was taken into custody in the late morning based on allegations of strangulation, assault, and harassment, the New York Police... Read more »
  • 8 Places in California Where Home Prices Have Plummeted
    California is one of the states in the U.S. where dreams really do come true. From the majestic sceneries up and down the coastline to the variety of fresh foods and the industries of Silicon Valley and Hollywood, California truly has it all. And it's going to cost you to live... Read more »
  • Top U.S. Republican McConnell back home after suffering concussion
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said he was back at home on Saturday and had completed inpatient physical therapy after suffering a concussion when he tripped and fell at a Washington, D.C., hotel this month.   "I'm going to follow the advice of my physical therapists and spend... Read more »
  • At least 26 dead as 'destructive' tornado, storms batter Mississippi, Alabama
    A deadly tornado outbreak and strong thunderstorms swept across Mississippi and Alabama late Friday, with one long-track twister leaving a trail of destruction for more than 90 miles, local and federal authorities said.At least 25 people have died in Mississippi. A man in Alabama who was rescued by first responders... Read more »
  • Asteroid as large as 300 feet wide due to pass between Earth and the moon Saturday afternoon
    A newly discovered asteroid more than 200 feet wide will zoom in between Earth and the moon Saturday afternoon in an occurrence NASA says happens only once a decade. The asteroid, 2023 DZ2, was discovered in February by astronomers at the observatory of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain, according to EarthSky. Since then,... Read more »
  • 'There's nothing left': Mississippi tornado kills 25
    ROLLING FORK, Miss. (AP) — A powerful tornado cut a devastating path through Mississippi Friday night, killing more than two dozen people and obliterating dozens of buildings, as it stayed on the ground for more than an hour.The tornado flattened entire blocks of the small Mississippi Delta town of Rolling... Read more »
  • Officials: 2 dead, 5 missing in chocolate factory explosion
    WEST READING, Pa. (AP) — An explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania on Friday killed two people and left five people missing, authorities said. One person was pulled from the rubble overnight.Rescue crews using dogs and imaging equipment continued to search through the rubble Saturday — hours after the... Read more »

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  • Expatica Launches Expansion to Italy
    The online resource for international living expands to Italy with informative guides on moving to and working in the Mediterranean nation. EXPATICA, a prominent online resource for internationals living abroad, has launched a new website for Italy. Expatica offers essential... The post Expatica Launches Expansion to Italy appeared first on... Read more »
  • Qatar inaugurates solar plant as World Cup approaches
    Gas-rich Qatar inaugurated Tuesday its first solar power plant stretching across the desert, a vast site planned to provide up to 10 percent of the tiny Gulf nation’s energy supply. The solar farm in al-Kharsaah, west of the capital Doha,... The post Qatar inaugurates solar plant as World Cup approaches... Read more »
  • Qatar inaugurates solar plant to help power World Cup
    Gas-rich Qatar inaugurated Tuesday its first solar power plant stretching across the desert, which organisers of the football World Cup have said will provide clean energy for its stadiums. The solar farm in al-Kharsaah, west of the capital Doha, is... The post Qatar inaugurates solar plant to help power World... Read more »
  • Argentina requests arrest in Qatar of senior Iranian official
    Argentina on Monday called on Qatar to arrest a visiting Iranian vice president over his alleged responsibility for the deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center. Iran’s vice president for economic affairs, Mohsen Rezai, is wanted by Argentinian... The post Argentina requests arrest in Qatar of senior Iranian... Read more »
  • Long, bumpy 4WD ride to Qatar’s acclaimed desert art
    Deep in the Qatari desert, security guards have a lonely time keeping 24-hour watch over one of the world’s most isolated artworks, created by renowned US sculptor Richard Serra. “On a busy day we can get 100 people,” said one... The post Long, bumpy 4WD ride to Qatar’s acclaimed desert... Read more »
  • CORRECTED: Qatar media hits back at Europe’s World Cup ‘rights’ attacks
    Qatar’s tightly-controlled media on Monday stepped up an offensive against European criticism of the Gulf state’s human rights record ahead of the World Cup, on which it has spent billions of dollars. Editorials and cartoons in recent days have lambasted... The post CORRECTED: Qatar media hits back at Europe’s World... Read more »
  • Lebanon launches online portal for World Cup jobs
    Lebanon on Monday launched an online platform to facilitate employment for its nationals in Qatar as the Gulf state prepares to stage the World Cup. The move, just weeks before the World Cup kicks off on November 20, is aimed... The post Lebanon launches online portal for World Cup jobs... Read more »