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14 killed in Vietnam wedding party car crash

Fourteen members of the same family were killed in a car crash in central Vietnam Monday en route to a wedding party, including the groom who died instantly when their van hit a container truck, police said.


Cambodian PM's election sweep slammed as not free or fair

Cambodia's flawed elections left the ruling party led by strongman Hun Sen eying a near clean sweep of parliament on Monday, after what the banned opposition dismissed as a hollow victory.


Balakong by-election on Sept 8

The Balakong state assembly by-election will be held on September 8 (Saturday). Nomination is on August 18 (Saturday).


Liquid water lake discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising hopes that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said.


Where now for Venezuela with 1,000,000% inflation?

Whether it sparks a social revolution or forces the government to open up the economy, one thing for sure is that Venezuela's projected one million percent inflation will heap more misery on an already suffering population.


Japanese tech blasts snoozing workers with AC

Japanese office workers hoping to nod off on the job may need to sleep with one eye open thanks to a new system that can detect snoozers and blast them with cold air.


Record heatwave across Northern Hemisphere

From the Arctic Circle and Scandinavia to California, Japan and North Africa, an exceptional heatwave has been sweeping across the Northern Hemisphere for several weeks, setting record high temperatures and causing drought and wildfires.


Japan executes sarin attack cult members

Japan on Thursday executed six more members of the cult behind the deadly 1995 sarin attack on the Tokyo subway, weeks after the group's leader was hanged.


Rains hamper search for survivors after Laos dam collapse

Rescuers battled fresh rains Thursday to reach scores of people still missing after a dam collapse in southern Laos that unleashed a torrent of water, washing away whole villages and killing at least 26 people.


More Chinese companies to relocate here in the face of trade war

Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Ong Kian Ming said many Chinese businesses would consider relocating their bases to Southeast Asia to evade excessively high tariffs from the United States in the face of the Sino-US trade war.


 

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