Monday, November 12, 2018

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The Wider Image: Hardy Hong Kong swimmers brave busy harbour

Taking The Plunge: Hardy Hong Kong Swimmers Brave Busy Harbor

By Hannah McKay HONG KONG (Reuters)  For nearly 30 years, Sandy Lam has been rising early each day for a dip in the sometimes choppy waters...
A model wears a dress made out of recycled material during a show organised by LGBT fashion designers to battles discrimination in Phnom Penh

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT Fashion Designers Find Beauty in Trash

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters)  From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks,...
Uzbek blogger Davronbek Tojialiyev poses during an interview with Reuters in Tashkent

Uzbek Bloggers Test – and Hit – The Limits of New-Found...

By Mukhammadsharif Mamatkulov TASHKENT (Reuters) When Uzbek authorities detained several online activists in September, blogger Davronbek Tojialiyev packed some clothes in a bag and waited...
Japanese Princess Ayako and her husband Kei Moriya are pictured after their wedding ceremony at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo

Japanese Princess Ayako Gives Up Royal Status to Marry Commoner

TOKYO (Reuters)  Princess Ayako married commoner Kei Moriya on Monday at a traditional ceremony at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine, to become the latest female royal to...
Plastic waste are piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat

Swamped with Plastic Waste – Malaysia Struggles as Global Scrap Piles...

By A. Ananthalakshmi and Emily Chow PULAU INDAH, Malaysia (Reuters)  Hundreds of sacks filled with plastic waste from the United States, Britain, South Korea and Spain...
Dyson logo is seen on one of company's products presented during an event in Beijing

Dyson Chooses Singapore over Britain to Build Electric Car

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters)  James Dyson, the billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, has chosen to build his electric car in Singapore to...
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