Economists win Nobel for work on climate and growth
10/9/2018 4:01:28 PM (GMT+7)
 This year's Nobel prize for economics has been awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for their work on sustainable growth.

Google+ shutting down after users' data is exposed
10/9/2018 2:03:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Google is shutting down much of its social network, Google+, after user data was left exposed.


 
Montserrat Caballé: Spanish soprano's funeral takes place
10/9/2018 2:46:52 PM (GMT+7)
 Leading Spanish political and cultural figures have been attending the funeral in Barcelona of soprano Montserrat Caballé who died on Saturday aged 85.

Facebook Portal video chat screens raise privacy concerns
10/9/2018 2:29:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Facebook is launching two video call machines for the home in the midst of its latest data breach scandal.


 
Climate report: Scientists urge deep rapid change to limit warming
10/8/2018 3:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures.

Parkinson's diagnosis set to be sped up by Tencent's AI
10/8/2018 2:43:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Chinese tech giant Tencent and London medical firm Medopad have teamed up to use artificial intelligence in the diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease.


 
Indonesia tsunami: Search for victims to end, though hundreds still missing
10/8/2018 1:24:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Indonesian officials have said the search for victims of last month's earthquake and tsunami is to end on Thursday - despite the fact hundreds of people are still unaccounted for.

Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege
10/5/2018 5:36:21 PM (GMT+7)
 The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege.


 
Second Brit dies after 'Brazilian butt lift' surgery
10/5/2018 4:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 A second British woman has died from "Brazilian butt lift" surgery, the BBC has learned, as fresh warnings come over the risks.

Fast fashion is harming the planet, MPs say
10/5/2018 1:50:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Young people's love of fast fashion is coming under the scrutiny of Britain's law-makers. MPs say the fashion industry is a major source of the greenhouse gases that are overheating the planet.


 
Samsung sees record third quarter profit on chip demand
10/5/2018 10:46:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Samsung Electronics expects to post record operating profit in the third quarter, helped by strong demand for its memory chips.

Indonesia tsunami: Pilot hails 'hero' air traffic controller
10/4/2018 11:09:04 AM (GMT+7)
 "He is our national hero," says Batik Airways pilot Ricosetta Mafella.He is describing the Indonesian air traffic controller whose last act before he died was making sure the plane Mr Mafella was piloting safely escaped the earthquake


 

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