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Malaysia: A Refugee Conundrum

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – “People always ask me, why are you helping refugees when there are people, here at home, who need help?

“This is home for refugees”, said Heidy Quah, recipient of the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders Award for her work co-founding Malaysia’s Refuge for the Refugees. 1.267 kata lagi


When will social media companies get serious about their effect on young kids?

The list of people who are worried about what technology and social media are doing to our kids’ brains is growing.

Last week, the Lancet published… 554 kata lagi

Read Original: Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO - WHO

Read the original press release from WHO about tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity. The article rightly blames food marketing policies over the last four decades. 229 kata lagi


African countries need 50 times more doctors to curb their surgery deaths

Official correction: The Lancet corrected the reported rate of patient surgery deaths in Africa to 1% (previously 2%) and a global average of 0.5% (previously 1%). 480 kata lagi

UK: Elite London Gents' Club Bends Rules To Accept Trans Woman

An exclusive London gentlemen’s club has defied its 150-year-old tradition as a male-only bastion, by allowing a woman to join – but only because she was born a man. 233 kata lagi