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Hooked on tobacco

70% of the students say they started smoking when they were 12 to 15 years old.


Fear, confusion as Philippine Muslim city burns

Four hungry chickens clawed at rubbish in a deserted street that smelt of corpses as military helicopters skimmed the rooftops firing rockets while the Philippines' most beautiful Muslim city burned.


Singapore fines Credit Suisse, UOB over 1MDB

Singapore said Tuesday it had fined Credit Suisse and a local lender for breaches of the city-state's anti-money laundering laws relating to a corruption scandal at Malaysian state fund 1MDB.


N. Korea says ballistic missile test successful

North Korea confirmed its test-firing of a precision-guided ballistic missile was "successful", the state-run news agency KCNA reported Tuesday, a day after the projectile landed in waters provocatively close to Japan.


Lack of sleep doubles chance of death from heart failure

Not getting enough sleep can double the chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, particularly in people with risk factors like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and cholesterol, US researchers said Wednesday.


Foreigners involved in deadly Philippine battle

Foreigners are among Islamist gunmen battling security forces in a southern Philippine city, the government said Friday as the reported death toll from four days of clashes climbed to 46.


Seoul approves civilian contact with North Korea

South Korea on Friday authorised a civilian NGO to contact the North to discuss resuming humanitarian aid and projects, the first example of new liberal president Moon Jae-In's pursuit of dialogue with Pyongyang.


Jury out on North Korea link to ransomware attack

Was North Korea behind the ransomware epidemic that hit global computer networks earlier this month?


Indonesia probes suicide attack killing three cops

Indonesia's elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing attack near a busy Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen, the latest assault in the Muslim-majority country as it faces a surge in militant plots.


'My child is sold': Mahathir

"Proton has been sold. It has been sold to foreigners... They say Proton is my brainchild. Now the child of my brain has been sold."


 

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