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Marvel or mishap? Hong Kong's troubled mega bridge

Billed as the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, it has been touted by supporters as an engineering wonder.


Artificial intelligence finds solar system with 8 planets

A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of NASA's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence, the US space agency said Thursday.


Global heat waves in 2016 due to climate change

Last year's global heat record, extreme heat in Asia and unusually warm waters off the coast of Alaska happened purely because the planet is getting warmer due to human activities like burning fossil fuels, a study said Wednesday.


Facebook moves to make more video ad money

Facebook on Thursday moved to bolster its appeal and money-making potential as an online platform for viewing video similar to YouTube.


6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of violence

At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday.


New island offers clues in search for life on Mars

The world's newest island -- formed during a volcanic eruption in the remote Pacific three years ago -- may offer clues to how life potentially developed on Mars, NASA said Wednesday.


Fuel prices lower across the board

Prices of RON95 and RON97 will be down by four and five cents respectively to RM2.25 and RM2.52 per liter, while diesel edges down one cent to RM2.20.


Harsh Singapore laws stifling free speech: HRW

Singapore is increasingly using harsh laws to severely restrict freedom of speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, urging authorities to let people publicly debate matters of national interest.


Google opens AI center in China

Google announced Wednesday that it will open a new artificial intelligence research centre in Beijing, tapping China's talent pool in the promising technology despite the US search giant's exclusion from the country's internet.


Zaid gives police statement

Zaid says he is satisfied with the police's professional attitude and that he will cooperate fully with the police in the investigation.


 

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