Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais
1/22/2018 4:54:02 PM (GMT+7)
 Brazil's south-eastern state of Minas Gerais has declared a public health emergency following a deadly outbreak of yellow fever.

'World's richest 1% get 82% of the wealth', says Oxfam
1/22/2018 4:22:29 PM (GMT+7)
 The gap between the super rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small minority, Oxfam has claimed.


 
Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts
1/22/2018 11:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
 In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts - human or self-service - to shoppers on Monday.

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’
1/20/2018 9:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.


 
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $8bn investment deal
1/19/2018 2:07:21 PM (GMT+7)
 Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will officially become a billionaire, after investors agreed to take a large stake in the ride-hailing firm.

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos
1/19/2018 11:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Eight people including two firefighters have been killed in storm-related accidents as hurricane-strength winds tear across northern Europe.


 
Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'
1/19/2018 11:52:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty.

Kazakhstan accident: Bus fire kills 52
1/18/2018 3:21:33 PM (GMT+7)
 A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said.


 
Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer
1/18/2018 11:42:04 AM (GMT+7)
 A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture of the pair on social media.

Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December
1/18/2018 11:50:20 AM (GMT+7)
 Bitcoin has traded below $10,000 for the first time since early December. The value of one bitcoin fell to $9,958 (£7,222) before making a slight recovery, according to a price index run by the news site Coindesk.


 
Seven-year-old delivery boy causes outrage in China
1/17/2018 2:23:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The story of a seven-year-old orphan working as a delivery boy in China has ignited a debate about child poverty and access to education in the country.

Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022
1/16/2018 3:21:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment.


 

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