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Over 100,000 babies killed by war a year

At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said.

Thai junta pegs economic fortunes to China as uncertainty looms

After generals seized power in Thailand in a 2014 coup they turned to Beijing to kickstart growth and buff up their vision of an innovative, developed country steered by wise leaders and buoyed by China-backed infrastructure.

Petrol up 1 sen, diesel flat

The prices of RON95 and RON97 will be increased by 1 sen each while diesel remains flat.

GDP grew 4.7% last year: BNM

Malaysia posted a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of last year, leading to an overall economic growth of 4.7 per cent in 2018, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).

Duterte critic freed on bail

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was freed on bail on Thursday following an arrest that sparked international censure and allegations she is being targeted over her news site's criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte.

WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use

More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing through excessive use of smartphones and other audio devices, the UN warned Tuesday, proposing new safety standards for safe volume levels.

Two-thirds majority for ruling coalition

The ruling coalition now has a two-thirds majority advantage in the Parliament for the first time since 2008, with 154 seats.

Thai election commission moves to dissolve party linked to princess

Thailand's election commission on Wednesday asked the constitutional court to dissolve a political party that put forward a princess as candidate for prime minister, days after the move earned a royal rebuke from her brother, the king.

Thai princess apologizes after ill-fated run for PM

A Thai princess has apologized after her short-lived candidacy for prime minister earned a royal rebuke from her brother -- the king -- and sent jitters across the politically febrile country just weeks before elections.

Dutch scientists probing mystery of mass bird deaths

It was late on a stormy Saturday night when marine biologist Mardik Leopold's phone rang at his home on the remote northern Dutch island of Texel.



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