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Malaysian government declares missing of Malaysian MH 370 flight an accident

Almost a year has been passed after the Malaysian Airline Flight went missing on March 8, 2014. The Malaysian government has now officially declared that the disappearance of the Malaysian flight MH 370 was an accident and that it is presumed...
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Survivors of Army Public School attack return to school amidst tight security

Some of the young survivors of the worst ever attacks by the Pakistani militants returned to the Army Public School in Peshawar for the first time on January 12, 2015. The pupils returned for the first time since the attack on December 16, 2015...
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McDonalds Japan apologises at press conference for tooth and plastic found in food

Officials from McDonalds in Japan apologized at a press conference on January 7, 2015 for a tooth and a plastic piece found in the burger chain’s food. The press conference in Tokyo had The McDonalds Holdings Company Senior Vice President...
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Twitter launches new feature While You Were Away

Online microblogging site Twitter has introduced a new feature for the users known as ‘While you were away’ on January 2, 2015. Twitter had announced the new feature back in November 2014. The new feature on the microblogging site will...
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Stampede at Shanghai New Year celebrations claims several lives

Local authorities in Shanghai informed that 36 people had lost their lives in a deadly stampede during the New Year celebrations in Shanghai on the night of January 1, 2015. Seven people were reportedly injured and have been discharged from...
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Three Hong Kong protest symbols explained

Hong Kong protests – Why the umbrellas and yellow ribbons? The pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong began in September 2014, thousands of protesters took to the streets outside the HK government headquarters and set up makeshift tents in...
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Japanese ‘washi’ paper added to Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List has a new entrant – ‘washi’ paper from Japan. Japanese traditional handmade paper, known as ‘washi’, has made it to Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list....
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EIU names Singapore best business destination in the world

For the seventh year, Singapore has been named the best business destination in the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has named Singapore as the best business destination in the world because of the efficient and open nature of its...
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140-million-year-old dinosaur tooth found in Malaysia

A fossil dinosaur tooth belonging to new species, aged 140 million years, has been discovered in Malaysia. Researchers have found a 140-million-year-old dinosaur tooth in Malaysia, which belongs to a new species within the ‘bird-hipped’...
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Thailand a big business opportunity for Facebook

Facebook considers Thailand to be one of its most crucial markets worldwide. Facebook has revealed its focus on Thailand as a big business opportunity, as it is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. At the Marketing Day forum held...