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  • Montevideo: no longer the 'forgotten capital' of tango?
    2018-06-18 11:40

    Every night, 69-year-old Edinson chooses one of his 11 pairs of dance shoes, slips into a smart suit and heads out to dance tango in the clubs of Montevideo, a city that is looking to breathe new life into an old tradition, one that has long been eclipsed by ...

  • How Afghanistan's urban gardens are changing women's lives
    2018-06-18 10:51

    It may look like they're just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan's most conservative and unstable provinces.

  • China's transgenders 'step forward' from the shadows
    2018-06-17 11:26

    Lan spent years trapped between two identities: the male gender assigned to her at birth and the woman she was inside -- a living "torture" in a China not yet ready to fully embrace transgenders.

  • Antarctic ice loss triples, boosting sea levels
    2018-06-16 13:04

    Antarctica has lost a staggering three trillion tonnes of ice since 1992, according to a landmark study published Wednesday that suggests the frozen continent could redraw Earth's coastlines if global warming continues unchecked.

  • Prevention key to dealing with spike in suicide rate
    2018-06-16 12:13

    The recent deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have cast a spotlight on a jarring spike in suicides worldwide and on the importance of confronting the issue.

  • In Gaza, unpaid government salaries dampen Eid joy
    2018-06-15 18:36

    Hani al-Laham sits down to a family dinner after a long day of fasting, but he has little to celebrate as the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan approaches.

  • Preach! Indonesia's got Ramadan talent
    2018-06-15 16:54

    It's a make or break moment for Indonesian high schooler Puteri Ara and her hijab-clad friends as they rap about religious tolerance to a cheering TV studio audience.

  • Tight squeeze for Hong Kong's young professionals
    2018-06-15 10:52

    As housing prices spiral in Hong Kong, young professionals are living in ever-shrinking spaces, with box-like "nano-flats" and co-shares touted as fashionable solutions.

> GPS' challenges

2018-06-14 12:10
It will be a positive thing for the people of Sarawak if elected reps from PH component...

> Lesson from Proton's failure

2018-06-12 13:02
The automobile industry can only be supported by a considerable market which Malaysia lacks...

> Housing the nation

2018-06-07 14:15
The government should put all subsidized housing projects under the jurisdiction of the...

> The Umno-PAS counter-offensive

2018-06-05 12:56
It is too naive for Umno leaders to think that they can make a strong comeback by exploiting...

> A price too heavy

2018-06-04 13:07
As a small country we can hardly bear the cost of so many gargantuan projects.
While scrapping the project helps contain near-term fiscal expenditure, it denies the country...
Luckily we had a new government after the May 9 general elections. If BN were to continue...

> Reconsidering rail projects

2018-05-28 13:25
The new government should consider the pros of these rail projects before making any decision...

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