Fri04272018

LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Apr 2018 10am

What Are Today’s Headlines?

The English dailies today report on the traffic congestion on the roads now that Chinese New Year break is over, the aftermath of the Langkawi SkyCab incident, and a new early retirement scheme that will benefit 1.6 million civil servants.

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New Acne Diagnoses Linked To Increased Depression Risk

Pic: PixabayREUTERS: In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients’ risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 per cent compared to the general population, a new study shows.

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'Big Bang Theory' Star Mayim Bialik Slams NRA, Calls For 'Civil Disobedience' To Change Gun Laws

In the wake of the shooting that killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, stars far and wide are speaking out in the ongoing gun control debate. Now, “The Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik has made an impassioned plea for “civil disobedience.”

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After Hijab Ban In Hotels, Shocking Confessions From Employees Reveal Religious Discrimination That Prohibits Them From Praying

Malaysians were dumbfounded to have discovered that the local hotel industry are guilty of discriminatory practises, when it was revealed that some female employees were banned from donning the hijab.

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Cleaning Sprays As Harmful As Heavy Smoking For Women's Lungs

OSLO -- Regular use of cleaning sprays can hurt a woman's lungs as badly as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, according to a new study by scientists in Norway, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a Newsweek article.

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Actress Emma Watson Donates Over US$1.4 Million To Fight Sexual Harassment

LONDON -- British actress Emma Watson has donated one million pounds (over US$ 1.4 million) to the Justice and Equality Fund for a crowdfunding anti-sexual harassment campaign, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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‘Three Billboards’ Wins, Women Make Waves At UK Film Awards

LONDON  — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony.

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Black Panther: South Korea Tops International Box Office

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Moviegoers in South Korea have helped propel Marvel Studio's Black Panther to the top of the global box office rankings.

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