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Malaysian Chinese Are In Fast Decline – Parents Share Why They Opt For Fewer Kids

IN recent years, everyone has been discussing how the Malaysian Chinese birth rate was only 1.4%. In other words, a Malaysian Chinese woman, on average, gives birth to 1.4 children.

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Oozing Dim Sum Buns Delight Diners In Hong Kong

At Dim Sum Icon in Hong Kong, diners are encouraged to play with their food.

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Season 8 Of Game Of Thrones Will Be Last In Series: HBO

Pic: ReutersUS broadcaster HBO confirmed on Saturday (July 30) that hit fantasy drama TV series Game Of Thrones will not continue after its eighth season.

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J.K. Rowling Bids Farewell To Harry Potter At 'Cursed Child' Gala

Pic: ReutersLONDON: A new "Harry Potter" play that opened to swooning reviews and delighted gasps from the audience marks the end of the journey for the beloved boy wizard, his creator J.K. Rowling said at the play's premiere in London on Saturday.

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1.7 Million-Year-Old Cancer Found, The Oldest Yet

Pic: Patrick Randolph Quinney/University of Central LancashireScientists’ conventional opinion about cancer was that it’s a relatively recent phenomenon caused by the stresses of modern life. Dietary changes, behavioral changes and man-made changes to our environment have subjected humans to toxins that contribute to cancers.

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The World Is Going To End On July 29? We Never Said That!

If you didn't hear it by now, the world is supposed to end today on July 29, 2016 but the conspiracy theorists group, End Time Prophecies had forgotten to mention the exact time it would happen so we could take front row seats to watch the world end.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

As the working week comes to a close, English dailies reported on the new mobile app to be launched to enhance efforts to curb crime, the shortage of passports issue to be solved in six months and the increase in illegal wildlife trade which is encouraging smugglers.

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Transgender Identity Is Not Mental Disorder: Study

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MEXICO CITY: Transgender identity should no longer be classified as a mental disorder in a World Health Organization list of diseases, according to a study presented in Mexico on Thursday.

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Welcoming Int'l Friendship Day Consider This, Most Of Your Facebook Friends Are Not Your Real Friends

Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. - Muhammad Ali

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Saudi Snow City Tests Kingdom's Capacity For Fun

Pic: ReutersRIYADH: At a shopping mall in southern Riyadh, a woman shrouded in black robes and bulgy black coat throws snowballs at her young son, giggling underneath a face covering. The boy gleefully lobs snowy projectiles back in her direction.

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