Saturday, October 19, 2019

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A Thai activist with a marijuana tattoo on his face gathers with others during a campaign for the legalisation of medical marijuana near Government House in Bangkok

Weeding Out Foreigners: Strains over Thailand’s Legalization of Marijuana

By Kanupriya Kapoor and Panarat Thepgumpanat BANGKOK (Reuters)  Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing...
Surrogate mother dog and clone of Juice share enclosure at Sinogene in Beijing

Two of A Kind – China’s First Pet Cloning Service Duplicates...

By Joseph Campbell BEIJING (Reuters)  Juice is a one-foot tall canine wonder who has starred in dozens of Chinese film and television productions As he gets older...
Staff member shows cockroaches in shelves to the camera at a farm operated by pharmaceutical company Gooddoctor in Xichang

Bug Business – Cockroaches Corralled by The Millions in China to...

By Thomas Suen and Ryan Woo JINAN, China (Reuters)  In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling...
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Disney Doll Factory in China Investigated over Treatment of Workers

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  A Chinese factory making Disney and Fisher-Price dolls is being investigated over its treatment of workers by an ethical...
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Race to The Bottom? India Plans Deep Dive for Seabed Minerals

By Annie Banerji CHENNAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) In the 1870 Jules Verne classic "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", underwater explorer Captain Nemo predicted the mining...
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her husband singer Nick Jonas pose during a photo opportunity at their wedding reception in New Delhi

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Wedding at New Delhi Reception

By Rahul Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters)  Priyanka Chopra, star of Indian film and U.S. television, and Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas celebrated their wedding at a...
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