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Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens Internet crackdown

By Wire Agencies and published by Channel NewsAsia (Yangon)- Myanmar saw its largest anti-coup protests yet on Saturday (Feb. 6) with young demonstrators spilling on to the streets to denounce the country’s new military regime, despite a nationwide Internet blackout aimed at stifling a growing chorus of popular dissent. Around 3,000 demonstrators gathered on a

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Life Technology

Tik-Tok star rates men on sex

    A woman has become a TikTok star after creating a series about all the men she’s slept with – including a ranking order of their performance. They say you’ll never forget your first kiss – but after that, not all romantic encounters are quite so life-changing. Well in a bid to remember each

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China’s war on ‘feminisation’ aims to build ‘soldiers’

  China has laid out a plan to stop the “feminisation” of Chinese boys following complaints the nation’s teens were too delicate, timid and effeminate. A letter from China’s state education ministry has announced the plan to prevent the “feminisation” of young Chinese males, arguing adolescents can be prevented from becoming too girly by exercising and being

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China and Russia form axis of power

  China and Russia are forming a new axis of power, NATO’s top general has warned. Tod Wolters, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, or SACEUR, has told reporters that growing co-operation “really does suggest an emergence of a partnership of convenience”. It’s a partnership that potentially spans the globe, from the Middle East to the

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Biden commits to 2024 Moon mission

  (NASA) The Biden administration’s crucial first 100 days in office now includes a big human spaceflight pledge for the 2024 Moon mission. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday (Feb. 4) that President Joe Biden will carry on the Artemis program to land humans on the Moon in the coming years. Artemis began under

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Thai Govt near bankruptcy ?

  The Finance Ministry has brushed off criticism suggesting a near-bankruptcy status of the government’s fiscal position by citing Thailand’s economic fundamentals. Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said the three indicators exemplifying the health of the country’s fiscal position are GDP ratio, foreign reserves and the public debt-to-GDP ratio. A country’s GDP growth has to continuously

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