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Oxfam Hong Kong loses 715 donors worth over HK$1.1 million a year as prostitution scandal rocks charity’s British arm
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:43

Oxfam Hong Kong has lost 715 local donors in the past 11 days who collectively gave the organisation more than HK$ 1.1 million a year, as a prostitut...

Winter Olympics digest: dream is over for Team GB’s Elise Christie
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:47

Winter Olympics Tue 20 Feb, AT 14:13 Winter Olympic dream is over for Team GB’s Elise Christie Non-alcoholic beer fuels ...

21st Century Fox extends guarantee over Sky News
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:22

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has extended its guarantee over Sky News as part of its bid to buy parent company Sky. Business: BreakingNews.ie

Woman kicked off flight over period pain
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:27

A WOMAN and her boyfriend have blasted airline Emirates for booting them off a plane because she had period pains. Travel | news.com.au — Australia...

Over half of Japan firms have no plans to raise base pay this year
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:35

More than half of Japan’s companies do not plan to raise base pay in annual wage talks in coming months, a setback for Prime Minister ... Japan...

Winter Olympics: Elise Christie's hopes over after 1,000m disqualification
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:35

Briton Elise Christie's hopes of winning a medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics are over after she is disqualified in her 1,000m short track heat. BBC N...

Three Malaysians, Taiwanese arrested over scam syndicate in Bangkok
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:16

BANGKOK: Three Malaysians and a Taiwanese linked to a cross-border call centre scam syndicate were arrested here following a joint raid by Thai and Ca...

Nigeria:Lagos Seals-Off 8 Houses, Arrests 9 Over Illegal Construction
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:20

[Leadership] For failing to comply with building construction processes and laws, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend sealed e...

Kremlin says charges over U.S. election tampering prove nothing
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:07

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. charges against 13 Russians and several Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S....

Jeremy Corbyn should be 'open' over spy's claims, says Theresa May
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:36

Prime Minister Theresa May says all parliamentarians must be "accountable" for past actions. BBC News - UK Politics

Latvian central banker detained over bribery allegations
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:39

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South Africa:Battle Over Mining Rights in Remote Eastern Cape Villages
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:23

[GroundUp] Resident Zenzele Gampe says a battle over mining the land has divided his community. "We are no longer the community we were and never will...

Aleph raided over alleged lease fraud
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:31

Police on Monday raided facilities of the main successor group to doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo in connection with an alleged case of fraud involving a ...

How brain's reward system lessened distress over 2016 election results
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:12

Some people disturbed by the 2016 presidential election have suffered a loss of appetite, trouble sleeping and concentrating, and have become easily a...

Daytona 500: Almirola defends Dillon over race-deciding collision
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:51

Daytona 500 victor Austin Dillon's race-winning move that forced Aric Almirola to crash on the last lap was a fair move, according to the "devastated"...

Woman arrested over 'move your van' note on ambulance
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:51

The hand-written note told paramedics to "move your van from outside my house". BBC News - England

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:13

A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb. BBC News - Asia

The market may be booming, but days of shark’s fin with rice are over for Hong Kong’s brokers
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:17

Lunar New Year is a time for bonuses for many Hong Kong brokers, and many of them expect to get a better bonus in the Year of the Dog. Some companies ...

City of Vancouver will open warming centres over next three days
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:38

Unfortunately for homeless people on the West Side and south of Broadway, there are no sites in their areas. The Georgia Straight

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