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No-sweat exercise may prolong life for elderly

A few hours a week of light exercise -- walking the dog, puttering about in the garden -- lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief, researchers said Tuesday.


Play 'fake news tycoon' to combat misinformation

Trolling, impersonating, demonising: these are just some of the behaviours encouraged in a new online game launching Tuesday in which young players become "fake news tycoons" -- to counter growing misinformation.


Babies born in poorest countries still face alarming risks

Babies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those in the richest countries, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.


Appeals Court dismisses Mukhriz's appeal to initiate contempt proceedings against Najib

Mukhriz has lost his appeal over his ex-parte bid for leave to initiate contempt proceedings against PM Najib.


Linger over lunch to lose weight: study suggests

People who wolf down their food could lose weight simply by chewing longer and pausing between bites, study results suggested.


For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw

Before man-made climate change kicked in -- and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May -- the global water crisis was upon us.


For the deaf, Rio samba parades are all about the vibes

Aulio Nobrega can't hear a thing when hundreds of drummers march into Rio de Janeiro's Sambodromo, or when thousands sing or the crowd cheers. But he feels the vibe -- literally.


Bid to find a Valentine for Romeo, world's 'loneliest frog'

With Valentine's Day approaching, please spare a thought for Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog.


KWSP Building on fire

The KWSP Building on Jalan Gasing was on fire this morning, causing a severe traffic congestion along the Federal Highway.


Trump daughter-in-law taken to hospital after suspicious mail

US President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law Vanessa was taken to a New York hospital Monday as a precaution after a "suspicious package" containing unidentified powder was mailed to the family home, police said.


 

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