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I Am Not A Scientist, But I Am A Mother — I Know Why My Child Has Autism

Last week I was surfing the Internet and came across a headline proclaiming autism and circumcision are linked. I couldn’t help myself. I laughed out loud.

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Confirmed: Najib Is A Member Of The Opposition

“If saying something that is similar to the opposition makes me aligned with the opposition, then Najib must be more with the opposition than me because he agreed with the opposition to abolish the ISA, the prevention of crime law and to ignore the NEP. He also wanted to abolish the Sedition Act as demanded by the opposition. If Umno did not object, the Sedition Act would have been abolished. So is Najib a member of the opposition?” – Dr Mahathir Mohamad, April 7, 2015

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What The Death Of The Last White Rhino Should Teach Us

Rhinos do not normally make the headlines. But Sudan is special: he was the last male northern white rhino.

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As An Imam, I'm Often Asked About Women's Role In Islam – And This Is My Message For International Women's Day

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International Women’s Day is an incredibly important date, which should act as a reminder that we must live its values on every other day of the year. This year, more than ever, men have a responsibility to take part in the conversation, and have a responsibility to do what they can to further women’s rights. It is not women’s responsibility alone.

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Why Marine Animals Can't Stop Eating Plastic

Even in the most remote areas of the open ocean, plastic flotsam can be found, with far-reaching consequences for marine life (Credit: BBC 2017)

Plastic doesn’t just look like food, it smells, feels and even sounds like food.

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Studies Find That Ride-sharing Services Increase Traffic Congestion, Not Reduce It

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Ride-sharing services like Grab and Uber tend to say that their services are to connect commuters on the last mile of their journey.

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Column-GE14: Who Will Our Young Voters Choose?

KUALA LUMPUR -- Nearly five million young voters will vote for the first time in the impending 14th General Election, according to the Election Commission of Malaysia.

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‘I Reported My Brother To The Police For Sexually Assaulting Me As A Child. This Is What Happened Next.’

Veronique tells her story on SBS Insight.

When I heard the rumour that my half brother was living with a woman who had two young children, I was filled with dread. Within a few hours, I was at the local police station to report the sexual violence I had endured at his hands for over 11 years. Little did I know of the roller-coaster ride I was embarking on.

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Social Media Firms 'Failing' To Tackle Cyber-Bullying

Social networks' failure to tackle cyber-bullying is risking the mental health of young people, a Children's Society survey has found.

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