Mon, 10 Sep 2018 06:54
Dying senior activist pushes for different funeral culture in South Korea
Last month, Kim Byung-guk attended his own funeral. The 85-year-old, who was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer last year, asked the attendees not to wear black.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
Dying with dignity
The soon-to-open Pink Park Village, which combines a hospice for the terminally ill and underprivileged as well as convalescence services, is reliant on people's genorosity. You too can do your bit
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:09
Nine out of 10 Malaysian students work while studying: HSBC survey
University student working rates are high globally at 83% and in Malaysia, nine in 10 students work whilst studying, most commonly because they need additional money (66%), according to a HSBC survey.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 06:54
Zero tolerance: no safe level of alcohol, study says
Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each year to booze.
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:27
New Zealand Education Fair
The New Zealand Education Fair 2018 on August 25 will give people an opportunity to learn about studying and living in the country.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:12
Vietnam's caged bears dying off as bile prices plummet
Two moon bears are gently removed from the cramped cages where they have been held for 13 years, rescuers carefully checking their rotten teeth and matted paws before sending them to their new home in a grassy sanctuary in northern Vietnam.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:47
Dying fashion model begs potential saviour for stem cell donation
The family of a fashion model, who is dying of leukemia, made a Facebook post on Saturday begging a possible donor match to change his mind and donate his stem cells to save the model’s life.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 09:40
US jury orders Monsanto to pay $290mn to cancer patient over weed killer
A California jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million Friday for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 06:07
US jury finds Monsanto guilty in Roundup trial
A California jury on Friday ordered agrochemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
PTTGC seeks to ride rising Asean demand
PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) is studying a greenfield project that will serve strong demand for petrochemical products in Asean countries.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 06:45
My time was short' - Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dead at 36
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has lost his battle with cancer, dying aged 36 after halting treatment for leukaemia last week, his wife Briony announced Thursday.
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:43
British teen hugs dying boyfriend as his life support is turned off
LONDON - The photo of a British teenage girl hugging her boyfriend goodbye before his life support was turned off has gone viral on the Internet recently, Bernama quoted Xinhua as reporting.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:35
London is Europe's most expensive city for studying abroad
With a first-semester living cost of €12,450.49, the British capital is Europe's most expensive city for studying abroad. The data hails from the German furnished lettings platform, Nestpick, which compared how much students might have to shell out during a first semester studying in 49 European cities.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:00
An oasis for undying love
Autumn brings with it changes in colour and temperature. It is also the perfect season for staging a wedding celebration at the Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.