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The Endless War Within

CW: While this article does not contain graphic depictions, it discusses war and sexual violence towards women, which may be triggering to some readers. I was entering my teens the year my adoptive mother forced me to take my white

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Empty pocket vs Shared Prosperity Vision: A reality check!

Sitting at the editorial desk on a Monday morning and stumbling on a heart wrenching story, I write this with a heavy heart and a serious concern for the downtrodden. While Malaysia is battling an economic slowdown, this humble twitter

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Mothers, let your daughters grow up to be travellers.

It was 1970 and my first trip to Europe. My parents accompanied me to the airport, and, as I was in line headed for the plane, my mother said, “If you’re not back in six months, you’ll never see me

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Viral video: Elon Musk’s awkward dance moves at Tesla event in China lead to meme fest

A recent video of Elon Musk dancing like no one is watching at a Tesla event in China has been going viral and has resulted into a meme fest on Twitter. Whenever Tesla’s CEO and founder Elon Musk hits the

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Genes Keep You On A Long Leash With Your Dog

Researchers believe that our genetic make-up has a significant influence on whether we bring a dog into our house or not. This love has lasted for at least 15,000 years. That’s how long people have lived with dogs. They were the

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Air New Zealand to serve beverages in edible vanilla cups

Eat the cup after drinking coffee? Air New Zealand will serve beverages in edible vanilla-flavoured cups so as to minimise onboard waste production. Eating the cup in which you just drank your coffee doesn’t sound too appetizing at first, but

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Loving single father multitasks between tending to daughter while working

PUCHONG: As the Malay proverb goes “the more weight of the eyes, the heavier the shoulders that bears”. Such was the fate of a man who had to bring his daughter to work in to safeguard his rice bowl. It

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Landmarks Across the Globe Shine for Human Rights

NEW YORK: Human Rights Watch has arranged for 17 landmarks across the globe to shine bright blue on December 10, 2019, to celebrate Human Rights Day. From New York to Sydney, Munich to Toronto, the world will light up in

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Majority of childhood sex-abuse survivors achieve complete mental health

TORONTO — Most research on child sexual-abuse survivors focuses on negative consequences such as depression and suicide. A new study instead examines factors associated with resilience and flourishing among adult survivors. “Remarkably, two-thirds [65%] of the childhood sexual-abuse survivors in

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9-year-old boy to become world’s youngest graduate

Laurent Simons, a 9-year-old boy is all set to become the world’s youngest graduate. He will complete his degree in electrical engineering in December. Laurent Simons (Photo: Instagram) 9-year-old Laurent Simons is all set to become the youngest person to

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