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Malaysia’s economy more competitive than China

MALAYSIA has ranked second in Southeast Asia and managed to beat out China’s behemoth economy when it comes to competitiveness, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum...

Off the menu in Hanoi: Dog meat

In the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, local authorities have pledged to phase out the consumption of dog meat, a delicacy in the country and part of local culture. Read on...

Humans are causing the sixth mass global extinction

HUMANS will cause so many mammal species to go extinct in the next 50 years that the planet’s evolutionary diversity won’t recover for three to five million years, a team...