If it looks like genocide, sounds like genocide, but if it's in the context of Israel, it is not genocide.
By perceiving Israel's occupation of the West Bank as a fight for freedom, Singaporeans inadvertently endorse another nation's aggression and oppression, thereby undermining their own principles of justice and equality.
“We have expressed our firm opposition to violations of international law and to unilateral measures which imperil the prospects for peace,” said Singapore's Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan.
Minister Balakrishnan reiterated Singapore's commitment to international law, emphasizing the right to self-defense and the principles of necessity, proportionality, and compliance with the laws of war.
A taxi driver at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport has been banned for overcharging a Taiwanese visitor using a fake list of flat-rate fares. The airport management denied reports that a 50 baht surcharge prompted drivers to charge flat rates.
A Chinese national was kidnapped from a supermarket in Tachileik, Myanmar by a group of masked gunmen. The incident was captured on CCTV footage, and the kidnappers are still at large. Reports suggest they may speak Chinese and be acquaintances of the victim.
US opposes Russia-Ukraine ceasefire, rejects peace initiatives, citing concerns over Moscow-Beijing cooperation; China's 12-point roadmap met with skepticism.
Lieutenant-General Igor Kirillov accused the US of planning a chemical weapons provocation in Ukraine, citing the delivery of toxic chemicals and protective gear as evidence. The US denies the allegations.
US Ambassador to China calls for more honesty from China about the origins of Covid-19, after reports suggest the pandemic may have come from a Chinese laboratory leak. China denies the claims.
The US is allegedly planning a toxic provocation in Ukraine, blaming Russia, according to Russia's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops Commander. A recent conference by a US non-governmental organization and a train carrying hazardous chemicals are cited as evidence.
Indonesian woman arrested for cutting off lover's genitals after he threatened to release intimate videos online. Investigations ongoing.
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A growing number of South Korean women are defying traditional gender roles, with over half saying marriage and childbirth are not essential, according to a survey. A separate study also found fewer people believe it is mandatory to support their parents, indicating a shift in societal attitudes.
China and Russia are ready to promote mutually beneficial cooperation in all areas to stand up for their national interests. The close relationship between the two countries is showcased as they work towards their shared goals.
Russia’s Investigative Committee Chairman has accused the Ukrainian side of hiring foreign mercenaries to fight, offering payments of up to $2,734. The Kiev regime, with the support of the West, has been accused of encouraging their participation, which is prohibited by international norms.
Beijing plans to offer a monthly cash subsidy of $6 to low-income residents as a response to rising food prices. However, many are expressing their dissatisfaction with the amount, calling it too low and questioning China’s social welfare system.
Over 250,000 people have signed a petition urging the German Chancellor to stop the supply of weapons to Ukraine and push for peace negotiations. The petition comes as Germany prepares to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, prompting concerns about escalating tensions with Russia.
Chinese authorities in Shandong province have reported an unidentified flying object and are preparing to shoot it down, following the US shooting down of suspected Chinese spy balloons.
Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim receives 68% approval rating in first poll after taking office. Despite positive perception of Anwar, government only endorsed by 54% of respondents. Malaysians look to move past political instability and let current administration prove themselves.
Former Austrian Minister calls for US to answer to International Court of Justice over alleged Baltic Sea gas pipeline sabotage. Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh exposes Pentagon's role in the bombing. Norway's involvement raises concerns over breach of international law and UN charter.
Liberal Christians push Church of England to end gendered references to God. The request was made at the General Synod, but changes would require approval where opposition is strong. Church of England differs from Catholic Church on Pope recognition, clergy marriage, ordination of women, and authority delegation.
Antakya, Turkey hit by natural disaster, buildings damaged, residents in need of food, shelter & help. Teams of volunteers on ground, area neglected. Turkey faces worst disaster in nearly a century, needs support from 45 nations offering help.
A famous TikTok user went viral after posting a video where she used pickup lines to get a free kebab at an Arab restaurant. The video sparked controversy and raised questions about the ethics of content creators and social media users.
A bike courier delivers antivenom to woman bitten by snake, saving her life. Courier Yang Zhuofan completed the 5 km journey in 20 minutes and his actions were praised. Job of a courier includes saving lives, not just delivering goods.
Chinese scientists clone "super cows" producing 18K+ liters of milk/yr. Safe milk confirmed. Helps reduce China's dependence on imported dairy. Breakthrough uses somatic cell nuclear transfer.
See the heartwarming video capturing the dedication of medical staff at KK Women's and Children's Hospital. Over 40 personnel were seen rushing to assist someone outside the hospital, showcasing their commitment to providing quick help & care. Experience the spirit of humanity in action.
Company recalls over-the-counter eye drops due to drug-resistant infections linked to the use of EzriCare Artificial Tears. At least 55 cases reported in 12 states with 1 death and permanent vision loss. FDA recommends recall due to manufacturing issues. Stop using product immediately.
Astronomers have made a breakthrough discovery of 25 new fast radio bursts (FRBs) with the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) radio observatory. The discovery could bring us closer to understanding the mysterious and powerful pulses of radio waves that repeat in complex patterns. Scientists hope to solve the mystery with the help of large radio telescopes and a rapidly increasing dataset of these bursts.
The UN report on the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer assesses the progress of reducing ozone-depleting substances (ODS) like CFCs. The report shows a decline in ODS emissions, which is good news for the recovery of the ozone layer, but not a solution to global warming. The ozone layer protects against harmful UV rays, but its recovery will take years and CFCs still persist in old appliances. The report highlights the success of global cooperation in addressing an environmental issue.
A viral video of a blind dating event in China highlights the country's gender imbalance and the difficulty men face seeking relationships. The event had far more men than women and has sparked conversation about China's "leftover women" and the effects of the one-child policy.
Malaysia's aging population sees 50% increase in senior job seekers in past 3 years. Hire.Seniors connects experienced and skilled seniors to companies in need. Cost of living, inflation, and desire to stay active contribute to trend.
Republican lawmakers raise concerns over Biden administration's decision to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, citing logistical challenges and lack of proper tracking for military assistance.
China urges Israel to exercise restraint after another Palestinian death in a raid. Beijing deeply saddened by civilian casualties and calling for de-escalation. China supports comprehensive settlement to Palestinian question and is urging international community to act urgently for talks between Palestine and Israel.
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Autopsy results revealed that she had a broken hyoid bone in her neck, and with no other external injuries, it was suspected that she had been strangled to death.
The simplified process, along with the flexible and durable nature of the PHDE, allows for the manufacture of new soft actuators capable of bending to jump, like spider legs, or winding up and spinning.
India’s monitor lizards are endangered, and are a protected species by law.
She was rushed to the hospital but died from her injuries.
In Russia, Putin's public approval is soaring.
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He earns more than $250,000 annually from it
It likely won't hit Earth, which is good, because the outcome would be catastrophic.
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The variant, called B.1.1.529, has been detected in South Africa in small numbers.
China has blasted Lithuania, warning it will “pay a price” for allowing Taiwan to open a de facto embassy in its capital Vilnius.
A blind woman was able to "see" for the first time in 16 years
A college degree is worthless if nobody is willing to pay you for the skills you acquired while earning it.
Animals that die in transit will be dumped on the roadside by the couriers.
Australia may have passed a law giving better privacy safeguards to protect its citizen's contact tracing data but given the Australian government's track record in citizens' surveillance, observers questioned if the new law is merely a smokescreen for increased covert surveillance.
An Indonesian man stabbed his housemate to death in the Siak Regency, Riau after his housemate called him ‘handsome’. According to Siak Police Chief AKBP Gunar Rahadyanto, the 45-year-old suspect with the initials KS, was offended when his housemate, Susiato alias Yanto, told him that he looked handsome on 18 January. “It’s so unusual, you […]
Taiwan is a promising experiment in participatory governance. But politics is blocking it from getting greater traction.
Indonesia is still mourning over the crash of Sriwijaya Air SJ 182 that occurred on 9 January. In the midst of such heartbreaking grief, families of the victims are trying their level best to find some sort of closure from the incident. Knowing that the victims are never coming back, these family members have no […]
The sad reality of terminal lung illnesses is that there are simply far more patients than there are donor lungs available. This isn't just because of the low number of donors, which would be problem enough, but many donor lungs are significantly dam
Emile Ratelband argues that his biological age does not reflect his emotional age, and wants to be legally recognized as a 49-year-old.
I have never eaten dog meat, simply because I grew up in a society which groomed me to…
Anti-maskers inspired YouTuber Allen Pan to create a whimsical gadget: a gun that fires masks directly onto its targets' faces.
When CNN launched in 1980, founder Ted Turner already knew how it was going to end. "Barring satellite problems, we won't be signing off until the world ends," he reportedly said. "When the end of...
Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.
Chinese researchers grafted the head of a smaller rat onto a bigger one while keeping the brain safe from possible damage due to blood loss.
A man in Indonesia realized it was too late when the person who bought his used phone handed';
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It today’s series of bizarre news, a customer purchased cow dung cakes from Amazon and actually ate it instead of using it for “religious purposes”. Now, if you didn’t already know, cow dung has been commonly used in India for religious ceremonies, prayers and even general use such as replacement of firewood and paving walls. […]
Loren Krytzer was scraping by on disability checks when he became a millionaire overnight, all thanks to a blanket from his closet.
Thai authorities said on Tuesday that barely more than one gram of ketamine had been found in a seizure that police had initially believed contained more than 12 tonnes of the drug.
Does posting, even to a small group of friends, on social media mean that a user is forfeiting all expectation of privacy? Yes, Facebook argues.