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7 arrested over Vietnam group disappearances in Taiwan

Seven suspected members of a human trafficking ring have been arrested in Taiwan over the disappearance of a group of 152 Vietnamese who came to the island to work illegally, authorities said on Tuesday.


Strong 6.4-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Sumba on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.


WhatsApp limits message forwarding to fight 'fake news'

Facebook-owned mobile messaging platform WhatsApp announced Monday it was restricting how many times any given message can be forwarded in an effort to boost privacy and security.


Saturn's rings are younger than the planet itself

Saturn's rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to a research based on findings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.


Lentils with a side of rice: the save-the-world diet?

Coming to dining tables everywhere by 2050: porridge for breakfast, rice for lunch, a dinner of lentils and vegetables, and a single hamburger every few weeks, as a treat.


60% of coffee varieties face extinction risk

Three in five species of wild coffee are at risk of extinction as a deadly mix of climate change, disease and deforestation puts the future of the world's favourite beverage in jeopardy, new research warned Wednesday.


Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet: study

The way humanity produces and eats food must radically change to avoid millions of deaths and "catastrophic" damage to the planet, according to a landmark study.


Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors

A rocket carrying a satellite on a mission to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower blasted into space on Friday, Japanese scientists said.


Former Singapore govt stalwart to form new party

A former stalwart of Singapore's long-ruling government and ex-presidential candidate said Friday he is seeking to form a new party ahead of elections expected as early as this year.


Fuel prices higher across the board

Prices of both RON95 and RON97 will be increased by 6 sen each to RM1.98 and RM2.28 per liter respectively, while diesel will be 12 sen dearer at RM2.17 per liter.


 

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