In defense of Defense - it's not genocide if its self-defense

If it looks like genocide, sounds like genocide, but if it's in the context of Israel, it is not genocide.

S'poreans need to support Russia to be consistent in supporting Israel

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.

Data: Singapore has consistently voted against Israel in the UN

“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.

If Israel wipes out entire civilian families in Gaza, is it terrorism?

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.

Taxi driver banned from Thai airport for life after taking Taiwanese visitor for inflated ride

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.

Masked Gunmen Kidnap Chinese Staff At Myanmar Supermarket, Suspects Still At Large

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.

Ukraine ceasefire ‘unacceptable’ – White House

US opposes Russia-Ukraine ceasefire, rejects peace initiatives, citing concerns over Moscow-Beijing cooperation; China's 12-point roadmap met with skepticism.

US plotting provocation with chemical agents in Ukraine, warns Russian top brass

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.

China must be 'more honest' on Covid-19 origins, envoy says

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.

US Plans to Carry Out False-Flag Op in Ukraine Using Toxic Agents, Russian Military Says

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 Allegedly Cuts Off Partner’s Genitals After He Threatens To Leak Intimate Videos

Indonesian woman arrested for cutting off lover's genitals after he threatened to release intimate videos online. Investigations ongoing.

New research shows trolls don’t just enjoy hurting, they also feel good about it

Learn about the psychological profile of internet trolls and why they behave the way they do. Discover the impact of trolling and how to manage it effectively as an online bystander.

More South Korean women think marriage, childbirth unneccessary: Survey

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 ready to join forces with Russia to decisively defend national interests — Wang Yi

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.

Foreign mercenaries fighting in Ukraine paid up to $2,730 — Russia’s chief investigator

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.

China's capital offers $6 monthly handout to offset inflation. The public says it's not nearly enough

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.

'Manifesto for Peace': Over 250,000 Sign Petition Calling Germany to Stop Arming Ukraine

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.

China said it was preparing to shoot down an 'unidentified flying object'

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.

High approval for Malaysia’s PM Anwar, but his government lags behind: Survey

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.

US Wanted to Stop Nord Stream Since 2018 - Now They Can Be Sure It Won't Work: Ex-Austrian FM

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.

Church of England discusses gender-neutral God

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.

Turkey-Syria earthquake: Volunteers digging with their bare hands as shouts heard amid the rubble

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.

Malaysian influencer says she wouldn’t date poor people but used her looks to get a free kebab  | Coconuts

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.

‘Fight God of Death’: courier in China speeds drugs to woman bitten by snake

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 successfully clone ‘super cows’

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.

Sight of over 40 KKH medical staff rushing out to help patient moves bystander

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.

Eye drops linked to US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

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 Intrigued by 25 Mysterious Repeating Radio Signals From Deep Space

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.

UN report: Ozone layer is healing itself

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.

‘Rather be single forever’: 20 men vie for 1 woman at Chinese blind dating event

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 expected to become a 'super-aged nation' by 2056

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.

White House confronted over tanks for Ukraine

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 ‘restraint’ after Israeli raid on Palestinian refugee camp kills 10

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.

Here's how you can be ordained as a Minister to officiate your LGBT besties' wedding legally

It's as simple as adding your Hallelujah to cart - just ask Jamus Lim

Missing Japanese porn actress, 23, found dead in forest, man arrested for alleged kidnap

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.

Scientists develop durable material for flexible artificial muscles

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.

4 Men Gang-Raped, Killed and Ate a Protected Monitor Lizard

India’s monitor lizards are endangered, and are a protected species by law.

Elephant kills woman and returns to her funeral to attack her corpse

She was rushed to the hospital but died from her injuries.

Russians in Singapore divided over Russia's invasion of Ukraine

In Russia, Putin's public approval is soaring.

What the Leftist SJW Culture Have in Common with Communist Chinese Culture

A Comparative Analysis of how Marxist Culture is Trampling On the Freedoms of Hong Kong and America

Are the Taliban descendants of Israel?

Is there a connection to ancient Hebrews?

Taiwanese math teacher uses Pornhub to teach hardcore calculus

He earns more than $250,000 annually from it

Asteroid twice the size of pyramids heading near Earth at end of year

It likely won't hit Earth, which is good, because the outcome would be catastrophic.

Professor says Earth is forming Saturn-like rings made of space junk

"Earth is on course to have its own rings. They'll just be made of junk."

New Covid variant discovered in S. Africa could render vaccines ineffective

The variant, called B.1.1.529, has been detected in South Africa in small numbers.

"You'll pay": China vows revenge at tiny country with a population size of 3M people

China has blasted Lithuania, warning it will “pay a price” for allowing Taiwan to open a de facto embassy in its capital Vilnius.

New brain implant lets blind patient see without eyes

A blind woman was able to "see" for the first time in 16 years

Why Liberal Arts degrees are worthless

A college degree is worthless if nobody is willing to pay you for the skills you acquired while earning it.

‘Pet mystery box’: China’s dog and cat mail-order craze causes new outrage

Animals that die in transit will be dumped on the roadside by the couriers.

Australian govt has a history of sharing citizens' data covertly despite laws prohibiting it

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.

Indonesian Man Stabs Housemate To Death For Calling Him "Handsome"

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 […]

The simple but ingenious system Taiwan uses to crowdsource its laws

Taiwan is a promising experiment in participatory governance. But politics is blocking it from getting greater traction.

Man Claims He Told Wife He Was On Sriwijaya Flight But Was Actually In Bali With His Mistress

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 […]

Damaged Human Lungs Can Be Repaired by Attaching Them to Pigs, Experiment Shows

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

69-Year-Old Dutch Man Identifies As 'Age Fluid' And Wants To Legally Become 49

Emile Ratelband argues that his biological age does not reflect his emotional age, and wants to be legally recognized as a 49-year-old.

Why You're Probably a Hypocrite if You Judge People Who Eat Dogs

I have never eaten dog meat, simply because I grew up in a society which groomed me to…

Man builds gun that shoots masks onto people's faces

Anti-maskers inspired YouTuber Allen Pan to create a whimsical gadget: a gun that fires masks directly onto its targets' faces.

A former intern found the video CNN planned to play at the end of the world

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...

Scientists Caught 'Undead' Genes Coming Alive After Death

Turns out there might be "life" after death, after all.

Scientists Transplanted A Rat’s Head Onto Another Rat, Hoping to Replicate It in Humans

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.

Indonesian Man Gets Scammed With Hand-Drawn Money While Selling Phone

A man in Indonesia realized it was too late when the person who bought his used phone handed';

A robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human? | GPT-3

We asked GPT-3, OpenAI’s powerful new language generator, to write an essay for us from scratch. The assignment? To convince us robots come in peace



Can the Right Geographic Conditions Help Create Geniuses?

Take a city with good coffee shops and throw in some chaos and culture clash. Oh, and get rid of the parents.

Oh Crap! Customer Eats Cow Dung Cake Meant For Prayers & Leaves Bad Review on Amazon

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. […]

This man was living on $200 a month when he sold a 'worthless' blanket for $1.5 million

Loren Krytzer was scraping by on disability checks when he became a millionaire overnight, all thanks to a blanket from his closet.

Thai police admit 'giant' drug bust found just 1.2g of ketamine

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.

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You have no privacy on Facebook, even if your post is set to "friends-only"

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.

Study: The louder the monkey, the smaller its balls

A new study finds that the animals can make a lot of noise or a lot of sperm — but trying to do both just takes too much energy.