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Protesters Condemn Beijing Migrant Crackdown

Following a deadly fire on November 18, authorities initiated a crackdown on unsafe dwellings that led to the eviction of tens of thousands of migrant workers in Beijing. Netizens angrily recalled official usage of the term “low-end population” to refer to the workers disproportionately af...

Internet could increase dementia risk: Report

SINGAPORE: Do you turn to Google or other search engines each time you can’t remember something? You could increase your risk for dementia, said an expert. Professor Frank Gunn-Moore, director of research for the School of Biology at the University of St Andrews, called the phenomenon outsourcing...

Taiwan rainbow breaks world record, lasts almost 9 hours

TAIPEI: Taiwan has reportedly broken the world record for the longest-lasting rainbow after it recorded almost almost nine hours on Thursday (Nov 30).  The rainbow was recorded in Taipei by two professors, Chou Kun-hsuan and Liu Ching-huang, from the Department of Atmospheric Science at the ......

Nurturing a healthy dose of guilt in children

Guilt can be a complicated element in the parent-child equation; we feel guilty, they feel guilty, we may make them feel guilty and then feel guilty about that. But certain kinds of guilt are a healthy part of child development. Tina Malti, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto ......