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The Nobel Laureate who proved that human papilloma virus causes cervical cancer has a new theory -- that eating beef can cause colon cancer.
POSTED |  07-07-2014
The $25 billion high-end perfume industry is readying itself for EU regulations that will come into force in early 2015.
POSTED |  07-07-2014
Rainbow trout, introduced in South Africa in 1897 for sport-fishing, have invaded streams and rivers in Western Cape.
POSTED |  07-07-2014
The Malaysian national news agency Bernama has suspended a reporter who allegedly plagiarised news reports from The Jakarta Globe.
POSTED |  07-07-2014
In an editorial dated Friday, 4 July 2014 The Jakarta Post declared its endorsement of the candidacy of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Jusuf Kalla as president and vice president in the July 9 election.
POSTED |  05-07-2014
Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and his former chief of staff Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes surrendered on July 4, shortly after the Sandiganbayan ordered their arrest on charges of plunder and graft.
POSTED |  05-07-2014
A combative Matteo Renzi on Friday slapped down comments directed at Italy by German central banker Jens Weidmann.
POSTED |  05-07-2014
The China Daily said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet “has effectively gutted the war-renouncing Article 9 of Japan's post-war Constitution” by lifting the ban on collective self-defense.
POSTED |  04-07-2014
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay had a cordial meeting with visiting British Foreign Minister Hugo Swire on Friday (4 July 2014).
POSTED |  04-07-2014
More than 70,000 people have already asked Google to delete links about them under Europe’s “right to be forgotten” ruling.
POSTED |  04-07-2014
A landmark free trade agreement between the EU and US should be subject to approval by national parliaments before it can become law.
POSTED |  03-07-2014
A new study has claimed that sleeping with your clothes off helps you have a happier relationship with your partner.
POSTED |  03-07-2014
Health workers across western Africa are facing an uphill task trying to contain the world’s deadliest-ever Ebola epidemic.
POSTED |  03-07-2014
Locally-made products have won consumers’ tastes thanks to the five-year-old “Vietnamese prioritise Vietnamese goods” campaign.
POSTED |  03-07-2014
The Thai junta will retain certain special powers over the interim government to deal with security issues under the provisional constitution.
POSTED |  02-07-2014
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