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Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules S. Korean court

A South Korean court has outlawed the killing of dogs for meat, in a landmark ruling that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to making eating canines illegal.


Transgenderism no longer a mental illness: WHO

Transgender people, who identify as the opposite gender to the one they were born with, should no longer be considered mentally ill, according to a new UN categorisation.


Life at high altitude shapes human body, but how?

Living the high life -- growing up, in other words, at extreme altitude -- forces a developing human body to conserve energy, and that can be translated into shorter arms, according to a study published Wednesday.


New cabinet line-up by Friday earliest

The announcement of new cabinet line-up, which was supposed to be made today, could be postponed to Friday earliest.


Indonesia takes a bite out of food waste one wedding at a time

In the slums of Jakarta, Indonesia's poor are getting a taste of how the other half live thanks to a new programme that aims to take a bite out of its mammoth food-waste problem.


Marriage is good for heart: study

Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday.


Nazri: I'd rather work with DAP-PKR, not PAS

"I would rather work with DAP or Keadilan as I am not an Islamist."


US, S. Korea confirm suspending military drills

US and South Korean officials confirmed Tuesday the suspension of scheduled joint military drills, making good on a pledge by President Donald Trump during his summit with North Korea's leader.


Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide

A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday.


LGE invites Jack Ma to Penang

Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma said he would visit Penang at the invitation of finance minister Lim Guan Eng.


 

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