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Vietnam deer rediscovered after nearly 30 years

A very rare species of small, deer-like animal thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in the northwestern jungle of...

National parks a boost to mental health worth trillions

Spending time outdoors is long understood to offer mental health perks, including reduced stress, improved sleep and enhanced cognition. But these public spaces might also...

Diabetes fears: Indonesians quitting ‘rice addiction’

Indonesian Mirnawati once ate rice with every meal, but its link to diabetes convinced her to join a growing movement to quit a staple...

Alibaba given OK for Hong Kong listing

HONG KONG: Chinese online retail titan Alibaba has been given the go-ahead to list shares in Hong Kong, reports said yesterday, in what could...

In their mother’s country, Lebanon protesters clamour for citizenship

BY BACHIR EL-KHOURY Draped in Lebanese flag, 22-year-old Dana is bursting with pride by taking part in Lebanon’s ‘revolution’ — even if her home country...

Madagascar farmers rise against ‘new city’

Anger is boiling over in the hills surrounding Antananarivo over plans to relocate part of Madagascar’s choked capital to emerald-green farmland. Hundreds of farmers in...

Western powers urge restraint

HONG KONG: Hong Kong protesters struck the city’s transport network for a second day running yesterday as western powers voiced concern over spiralling violence...

Shameful for UK not to publish probe

LONDON: Hillary Clinton said yesterday it was “shameful” that the British government had not published a delayed parliamentary report into possible Russian interference in...

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