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Four-in-10 Japanese are virgins: poll
Four-in-10 Japanese are virgins: poll

More than 40 percent of young Japanese single adults are virgins and almost three-quarters of men are not in any kind of relationship.

Four-in-10 Japanese are virgins: poll
China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua
China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua

China will launch its second space lab as the country works towards setting up its own space station, among several ambitious goals.

China to launch second space laboratory: Xinhua
US to give Philippines military planes
US to give Philippines military planes

The United States is giving the Philippines two used military aircraft in the face of territorial disputes with China.

US to give Philippines military planes
The 'egg carton' stromatolites at the Trendall Reserve are among the oldest known structures regarded as biogenic in origin.  Photo courtesy of dmp.wa.gov.au
New fossils show life on Earth at least 3.7bn years old

Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.

New fossils show life on Earth at least 3.7bn years old
Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes
Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes

Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.

Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes
Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary
Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary

Heading Down Under where locals are "dry as a dead dingo's donger" and beachgoers don "budgie smugglers"?

Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary
200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh
200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh

An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread.

200 people fall sick after ammonia leak in Bangladesh
Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads
Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads

Police in Bangkok announced a crackdown against Thai drivers playing Pokemon Go.

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Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads
Aping jazz greats, orangutan makes music Down Under
Aping jazz greats, orangutan makes music Down Under

An orangutan living in an Australian zoo has created a jazz riff.

Aping jazz greats, orangutan makes music Down Under
Pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards. ©Sen Nathan
Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia

A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia.

Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia
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Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project

Thousands of people took to the streets of a city in eastern China to protest against a possible Sino-French nuclear project.

Thousands protest possible China-France nuclear project
China willing to reach 'understanding' with Vatican
China willing to reach 'understanding' with Vatican

The head of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong has said the Chinese government is willing to reach an understanding with the Vatican.

China willing to reach 'understanding' with Vatican
China's online population exceeds 700 million
China's online population exceeds 700 million

The number of web users in China has risen over 700 million.

China's online population exceeds 700 million
London issues first offshore rupee bond
London issues first offshore rupee bond

An Indian bank on Monday issued the first ever offshore rupee-denominated bond in London.

London issues first offshore rupee bond
Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters
Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters

Since its release in the United States, Australia and New Zealand last week, the free Pokemon Go smartphone game that overlays play on the real world has triggered a craze tinged with obsession.

Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters
Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction
Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction

Chinese university tutor Xie Shu's core subject is Communist ideology, but he has diversified from the dry annals of political doctrine for a more hands-on subject: seduction.

Lessons in love: Chinese university teaches seduction
Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic

At $100,000 a head, the puppies in western Seoul don't come cheap -- but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.

Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself

Australia's opposition urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign, calling him the 'David Cameron of the southern hemisphere'.

Australia PM urged to quit after 'Brexiting' himself
India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SCO security bloc
India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SCO security bloc

India and Pakistan inched closer Friday to joining a regional security and economic bloc led by Russia and China.

India, Pakistan edge closer to joining SCO security bloc
China’s showpiece Tianhe-2 computer. Photo courtesy of planetinvestigations.com
World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips without using US technology.

World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China