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World's blind population to soar

The world's blind will increase threefold from about 36 million today to 115 million in 2050 as populations expand and individuals grow ever older, researchers said Thursday.


Heat in S Asia could exceed survivable levels by 2100: study

South Asia, home to one-fifth of the world's population, could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels by century's end if nothing is done to halt global warming, researchers said Wednesday.


Blaze rips through Dubai skyscraper 'The Torch'

Panicked residents fled one of the tallest towers in Dubai early Friday after a fire ripped through it, the second blaze to hit the skyscraper in as many years.


Penang signs integrity pledge + 10

Penang's ten recommendations are more advanced than MACC's pledge as they include also open tenders, barring government leaders from business deals and accepting donations.


Malays not as stupid as Najib thinks: Mahathir

"Najib believes the Malays will continue to support him, but the Malays are not as stupid as he thinks."


Abe names new defence, foreign ministers in cabinet revamp

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday named new defence and foreign ministers as part of a cabinet revamp he hopes will stem a decline in public support after a series of scandals and missteps.


Arrest Jho Low, Azmin tells IGP

Azmin has demanded that Khalid arrest Malaysian tycoon Jho Low for his alleged involvement in the 1MDB scandal.


The uptrend continues

Another week of expensive fuel.


23 killed in floods in northeastern Thailand

Heavy rains have brought some of the worst floods for years to Thailand's rural northeast where 23 people have died over the past month, officials said Wednesday.


Jawi urged to probe Marina Mahathir over LGBT 'like'

Marina has "Liked" a tweet on LGBT, seen by JMMWP as an endorsement of homosexuality and belittling the constitutional status of Islam as the country's official religion.


 

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