Wed06202018

LAST_UPDATEWed, 20 Jun 2018 12pm

Scientists Map Genetic Codes Of 3,000 Dangerous Bacteria

Pic: ReutersScientists seeking new ways to fight drug-resistant superbugs have mapped the genomes of more than 3,000 bacteria, including samples of a bug taken from Alexander Fleming’s nose and a dysentery-causing strain from a World War One soldier.

Read more: Scientists Map Genetic Codes Of 3,000 Dangerous Bacteria

Death, Pows And Buried Silver: Chequered History Of Trump-Kim Summit Venue

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: A resort island off Singapore that once housed a prisoner of war camp run by wartime Japanese forces and was called “Rear Death Island” is the venue for Tuesday’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Read more: Death, Pows And Buried Silver: Chequered History Of Trump-Kim Summit Venue

In Cambodia, Stalled Chinese Casino Resort Embodies Silk Road Secrecy, Risks

Pic: ReutersBOTUM SAKOR, CAMBODIA: The Dara Sakor Seashore Resort seems a long way off the new Silk Road that China is building to connect Asia with Europe.

Read more: In Cambodia, Stalled Chinese Casino Resort Embodies Silk Road Secrecy, Risks

In Singapore, Where Trash Becomes Ash, Plastics Are Still A Problem

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: As countries around Southeast Asia struggle to cope with growing piles of plastic and other waste on land and in their waters, Singapore is one country in the region that appears to have things figured out.

Read more: In Singapore, Where Trash Becomes Ash, Plastics Are Still A Problem

“One Insult Will Cost You 70 Years In Hell”, Netizens Advised To Stop Name-Calling

Name-calling seems to be a culture among Malaysians. So much so, the recent incident was highlighted by the family of four-year-old Fatimah Omar Mukhlis, popularly known on Instagram page thefamily.uk.

Read more: “One Insult Will Cost You 70 Years In Hell”, Netizens Advised To Stop Name-Calling

Grayson Perry Opens 'Rough And Tumble' Royal Academy Art Show

Pic: ReutersLONDON: A “Vote Leave” Brexit referendum poster that graffiti artist Banksy has transformed to read “Vote to Love” is among the highlights of the summer exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, which curator Grayson Perry opened to the media on Tuesday.

Read more: Grayson Perry Opens 'Rough And Tumble' Royal Academy Art Show

Spade Remembered As Vibrant And Colorful, Like Her Creations

NEW YORK — Bright. Vibrant. Colorful. And, most essentially, fun.

Read more: Spade Remembered As Vibrant And Colorful, Like Her Creations

What Are Today’s Headlines?

The English dailies today report on the appointment of Malaysia’s new Attorney-General Tommy Thomas and the RM9.4 billion scandal exposed by the Ministry of Finance.

Read more: What Are Today’s Headlines?

Your Complete Guide To The Trump-Kim Summit

Impersonators of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

With a week to go until Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's summit, here's the lowdown on the hotel where they will meet - and what each leader hopes to achieve from their first face-to-face talks.

Read more: Your Complete Guide To The Trump-Kim Summit

Terracotta Warriors Discoverer Devoted Life To Archaeology

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Zhao Kangmin, the archaeologist who discovered the Terracotta Warriors, passed away on May 16 at the age of 82 after a lifetime of studying China’s cultural relics, reports Beijing Youth Daily.

Read more: Terracotta Warriors Discoverer Devoted Life To Archaeology