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Israel demolishes home of suspected Palestinian attacker

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has demolished the family home of a Palestinian suspected in a drive-by shooting against Israelis in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces bulldozed the home of Saleh Barghouti in the West Bank village of Kobar early y
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Israel demolishes home of suspected Palestinian attacker

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has demolished the family home of a Palestinian suspected in a drive-by shooting against Israelis in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces bulldozed the home of Saleh Barghouti in the West Bank village of Kobar early yesterday. Barghouti was killed in a raid earlier this year as part of […]

Congo’s leader sets Ebola outbreak end date after 800 deaths

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo’s President said on Tuesday that he wants an Ebola virus outbreak that already has become the country’s second-deadliest contained in less than three months, although some health experts estimate it could take twice as long. Pre
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Congo’s leader sets Ebola outbreak end date after 800 deaths

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo’s President said on Tuesday that he wants an Ebola virus outbreak that already has become the country’s second-deadliest contained in less than three months, although some health experts estimate it could take twice as long. President Felix Tshisekedi set the timeline while visiting eastern Congo, the centre of an Ebola […]

Peru’s ex-president Alan García dies after shooting himself

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peru president Alan Garcia died in hospital yesterday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest him in a graft investigation, a party official said. “Alan Garcia has died, long live Apra,
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Peru’s ex-president Alan García dies after shooting himself

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peru president Alan Garcia died in hospital yesterday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest him in a graft investigation, a party official said. “Alan Garcia has died, long live Apra,” said Omar Quesada, the general secretary of Garcia’s American Popular Revolutionary […]

Brunei Toastmasters do country proud

BRUNEI Toastmasters duo Dr Sophiana Chua Abdullah and Sarah Oleyami emerged champion of the International Speech Contest and first runner-up for Table Topics Speech Contest at the 9th Toastmasters District 87 Annual Conference held in Medan, Indonesia recentl
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Brunei Toastmasters do country proud

BRUNEI Toastmasters duo Dr Sophiana Chua Abdullah and Sarah Oleyami emerged champion of the International Speech Contest and first runner-up for Table Topics Speech Contest at the 9th Toastmasters District 87 Annual Conference held in Medan, Indonesia recently. The duo from Brunei reached the championship level after several eliminating rounds that began in January 2019. […]

Undergrads sit down with movers and shakers

UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam’s (UBD) Guild of Graduates yesterday hosted the ‘Let’s Talk’ session to promote positive engagement on professional development between undergraduates and young, prominent change makers. More details in Thursday’s Borne
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Undergrads sit down with movers and shakers

UNIVERSITI Brunei Darussalam’s (UBD) Guild of Graduates yesterday hosted the ‘Let’s Talk’ session to promote positive engagement on professional development between undergraduates and young, prominent change makers. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin

Crown Prince graces official DPMM FC photo

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, who is also the Chairman of DPMM FC, yesterday joined the DPMM FC s
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Crown Prince graces official DPMM FC photo

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, who is also the Chairman of DPMM FC, yesterday joined the DPMM FC squad as well as members of club management and the backroom staff for an official […]

Sudan’s protesters voice optimism after talks with army

CAIRO (AP) – Sudanese protesters on Monday welcomed the “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and released some political prisoners. The praise came despite a brief i
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Sudan’s protesters voice optimism after talks with army

CAIRO (AP) – Sudanese protesters on Monday welcomed the “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and released some political prisoners. The praise came despite a brief incident earlier on Monday in which activists said soldiers attempted to disperse the ongoing protest sit-in outside the […]

Fire out, treasures intact but work ahead for Notre-Dame

PARIS (AP) – Firefighters declared success yesterday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris’ iconic Notre-Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers. What remained was a blackened shell o
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Fire out, treasures intact but work ahead for Notre-Dame

PARIS (AP) – Firefighters declared success yesterday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris’ iconic Notre-Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers. What remained was a blackened shell of the monument immortalised in Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, a building that […]

Avoid wastage when distributing ‘kurnia’ dates: Prince Malik

YAYASAN Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah has reduced the quantity of dates it has purchased for Ramadhan this year, after discovering that the total number of Muslims the dates were distributed to during the holy month last year is far higher than the recipient l
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Avoid wastage when distributing ‘kurnia’ dates: Prince Malik

YAYASAN Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah has reduced the quantity of dates it has purchased for Ramadhan this year, after discovering that the total number of Muslims the dates were distributed to during the holy month last year is far higher than the recipient list figure provided by the Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE) […]

Crown Prince receives in audience newly appointed and outgoing envoys

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday received in audience newly appointed Brunei Darussalam env
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Crown Prince receives in audience newly appointed and outgoing envoys

HIS Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office yesterday received in audience newly appointed Brunei Darussalam envoys, newly appointed foreign envoys to Brunei Darussalam and an outgoing foreign envoy to Brunei Darussalam in separate audiences. More […]

His Majesty receives courtesy visit

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam received a courtesy visit from Member of Parliament of the House of Re
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His Majesty receives courtesy visit

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam received a courtesy visit from Member of Parliament of the House of Representatives (Port Dickson Parliamentary Constituency) and the President of the Parti Keadilan Rakyat, Malaysia Yang Berhormat Dato’ Seri […]

Omar says more death threats coming since Trump pushed video

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrat representative for Minnesota Ilhan Omar said she’s faced increased death threats since United States (US) President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks
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Omar says more death threats coming since Trump pushed video

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrat representative for Minnesota Ilhan Omar said she’s faced increased death threats since United States (US) President Donald Trump spread around a video that purports to show her being dismissive of the 2001 terrorist attacks. “This is endangering lives,” she said, accusing Trump of fomenting right-wing extremism. “It has to stop.” Her […]

Ivanka honours victims of Ethiopian air crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honoured victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The President’s daughter and senior adviser visited Holy Trinity Cathedral yeste
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Ivanka honours victims of Ethiopian air crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) – During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honoured victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The President’s daughter and senior adviser visited Holy Trinity Cathedral yesterday, where she met with religious leaders and laid a wreath to mourn the dead. A total […]

New ruling Sudan military council promises civilian Cabinet

CAIRO (AP) – Sudan’s new ruling military council announced last Sunday that it will name a civilian Prime Minister and Cabinet but not a president to help govern the country following the coup that removed longtime leader Omar al-Bashir. An army spoke
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New ruling Sudan military council promises civilian Cabinet

CAIRO (AP) – Sudan’s new ruling military council announced last Sunday that it will name a civilian Prime Minister and Cabinet but not a president to help govern the country following the coup that removed longtime leader Omar al-Bashir. An army spokesman, Lieutenant General Shamseldin Kibashi, also said in televised remarks that the military had […]

Industry leaders gather at BBYB networking event

THE Borneo Bulletin Yearbook (BBYB) hosted its Business Networking event on Monday, connecting industry leaders at the Royal Brunei Recreation Club (RBRC) in Berakas. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin.
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Industry leaders gather at BBYB networking event

THE Borneo Bulletin Yearbook (BBYB) hosted its Business Networking event on Monday, connecting industry leaders at the Royal Brunei Recreation Club (RBRC) in Berakas. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin.

Private sector remains crucial in diversification drive

The role of the private sector remains vital in boosting Brunei’s economic diversification efforts and the government continues to push for more inward investments into the country by leveraging its strategic location and economic partnerships, Permanent Se
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Private sector remains crucial in diversification drive

The role of the private sector remains vital in boosting Brunei’s economic diversification efforts and the government continues to push for more inward investments into the country by leveraging its strategic location and economic partnerships, Permanent Secretary (Investment) at the Ministry of Finance and Economy (MoFE) Haji Khairuddin bin Haji Abdul Hamid said. More details […]

His Majesty presents and receives Letters of Credence for new envoys

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam presented Letters of Credence to newly appointed Brunei envoys and rec
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His Majesty presents and receives Letters of Credence for new envoys

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam presented Letters of Credence to newly appointed Brunei envoys and received Letters of Credence from newly appointed foreign envoys to Brunei Darussalam on Monday afternoon. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo […]

Sudanese protesters demand ‘immediate’ move to civilian rule

CAIRO (AP) – Organisers of the protests in Sudan that forced long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir from office are calling on the military to “immediately and unconditionally” hand power to a transitional civilian government that would rule f
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Sudanese protesters demand ‘immediate’ move to civilian rule

CAIRO (AP) – Organisers of the protests in Sudan that forced long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir from office are calling on the military to “immediately and unconditionally” hand power to a transitional civilian government that would rule for four years. The political parties and movements behind the four months of protests said in a joint statement […]

Over 300 run in support of former inmates

|    James Kon    | MORE than 300 people gathered at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien yesterday for the Reintegration Run 2019, running in support of former inmates and their journeys to be reintegrated into society. The event was or
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Over 300 run in support of former inmates

|    James Kon    | MORE than 300 people gathered at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien yesterday for the Reintegration Run 2019, running in support of former inmates and their journeys to be reintegrated into society. The event was organised by the Prisons Department to mark its 65th anniversary with the cooperation of the […]

World’s largest plane  makes first test flight

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The world’s largest airplane – a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines – made its first test flight last Saturday in California. The mega jet carried out its maiden voyage over the Mojave d
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World’s largest plane  makes first test flight

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The world’s largest airplane – a Stratolaunch behemoth with two fuselages and six Boeing 747 engines – made its first test flight last Saturday in California. The mega jet carried out its maiden voyage over the Mojave desert. It is designed to carry into space, and drop, a rocket that would in turn […]

British envoy regrets 1919 colonial massacre of Indians

NEW DELHI (AP) — The British envoy to India said his country regrets a massacre of hundreds of Indians by British colonial forces in the northwest city of Amritsar 100 years ago and “will continue to do so”. Yesterday marked the centenary of th
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British envoy regrets 1919 colonial massacre of Indians

NEW DELHI (AP) — The British envoy to India said his country regrets a massacre of hundreds of Indians by British colonial forces in the northwest city of Amritsar 100 years ago and “will continue to do so”. Yesterday marked the centenary of the attack at Jallianwala Bagh by British colonial troops against unarmed Indians […]

Australian PM announces USD30M funding boost for youth suicide prevention

CANBERRA (Xinhua) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a funding boost for the nation’s youth suicide prevention plan yesterday after the death of a young indigenous woman. The 18-year-old woman from the remote community of Balgo in We
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Australian PM announces USD30M funding boost for youth suicide prevention

CANBERRA (Xinhua) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a funding boost for the nation’s youth suicide prevention plan yesterday after the death of a young indigenous woman. The 18-year-old woman from the remote community of Balgo in Western Australia (WA) took her own life on Thursday. It was the 12th time an indigenous person […]

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he is open to a third summit with United States (US) President Donald Trump, but set the year’s end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salv
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Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he is open to a third summit with United States (US) President Donald Trump, but set the year’s end as a deadline for Washington to offer mutually acceptable terms for an agreement to salvage the high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, the North’s state-run media said yesterday. […]

17 get compound for road safety violations

SEVENTEEN compounds were issued on drivers during the ‘On The Move Operation’ around the areas of Lambak Kanan, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Highway, Serasa, Muara, Sengkurong, Mata-Mata and Jalan Kupang on April 4-5 led by the Land Transport Department (JPD)
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17 get compound for road safety violations

SEVENTEEN compounds were issued on drivers during the ‘On The Move Operation’ around the areas of Lambak Kanan, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Highway, Serasa, Muara, Sengkurong, Mata-Mata and Jalan Kupang on April 4-5 led by the Land Transport Department (JPD), under the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.

Buzzing Bees unite for the needy

SOME 26 senior citizens and 11 orphans from the Temburong District received donations from members of Buzzing Bees Group, part of a charity project organised by the group under their Buzzing Bees Charity Project in collaboration with the Temburong branch of C
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Buzzing Bees unite for the needy

SOME 26 senior citizens and 11 orphans from the Temburong District received donations from members of Buzzing Bees Group, part of a charity project organised by the group under their Buzzing Bees Charity Project in collaboration with the Temburong branch of Community Development Department. More details in Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin.

Russian boost for Brunei tourism

IT SEEMS Brunei’s tourism industry is set to receive an Eastern European boost, if the warm accounts of the country by a group of Russian tourists are anything to go by. The group, visiting Brunei as part of a four-day familiarisation trip organised by one
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Russian boost for Brunei tourism

IT SEEMS Brunei’s tourism industry is set to receive an Eastern European boost, if the warm accounts of the country by a group of Russian tourists are anything to go by. The group, visiting Brunei as part of a four-day familiarisation trip organised by one of Russia’s leading tour operators, seem to have fallen in […]

Goods from near and far under one roof at Asia Expo 2019

|    James Kon    | A COMPREHENSIVE range of products and services, from Brunei and overseas will be showcased under one roof at the Asia Expo 2019 at Hall 1 and Hall 2 of Bridex Hall, Jerudong from November 27 to December 1. The 230 exhibitor
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Goods from near and far under one roof at Asia Expo 2019

|    James Kon    | A COMPREHENSIVE range of products and services, from Brunei and overseas will be showcased under one roof at the Asia Expo 2019 at Hall 1 and Hall 2 of Bridex Hall, Jerudong from November 27 to December 1. The 230 exhibitors will comprise locals and from ASEAN member countries, China, Japan, […]

Jammed ceiling fan suspected of causing bedroom fire

A JAMMED ceiling fan is believed to have caused a fire at a bedroom which was doused before spreading to other areas of the house. Fire and Rescue Department officers and members of the public extinguished the fire in the bedroom of a house at RPN Kampong Pan
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Jammed ceiling fan suspected of causing bedroom fire

A JAMMED ceiling fan is believed to have caused a fire at a bedroom which was doused before spreading to other areas of the house. Fire and Rescue Department officers and members of the public extinguished the fire in the bedroom of a house at RPN Kampong Panchor Mengkubau yesterday. More details in Weekend’s Borneo […]

Future looks bright for seven differently abled youth

Seven differently abled youth received scholarships for the UnikLearn 2019 Training and Internship programme during a signing ceremony at the Design & Technology Building, Anggerek Desa yesterday. The scholarship is fully funded by An-Nur Harapan. More de
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Future looks bright for seven differently abled youth

Seven differently abled youth received scholarships for the UnikLearn 2019 Training and Internship programme during a signing ceremony at the Design & Technology Building, Anggerek Desa yesterday. The scholarship is fully funded by An-Nur Harapan. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin

Bon voyage: KDB Daruttaqwa sails for China, S Korea, S’pore

KDB Daruttaqwa left the country yesterday for deployment to Qingdao, People’s Republic of China; Busan, Republic of Korea; and Changi, Republic of Singapore. Commanding Officer of KDB Daruttaqwa Commander Haji Edy Jofren bin Pehin Datu Penglima Colonel (Rtd
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Bon voyage: KDB Daruttaqwa sails for China, S Korea, S’pore

KDB Daruttaqwa left the country yesterday for deployment to Qingdao, People’s Republic of China; Busan, Republic of Korea; and Changi, Republic of Singapore. Commanding Officer of KDB Daruttaqwa Commander Haji Edy Jofren bin Pehin Datu Penglima Colonel (Rtd) Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Jalil, leads the delegation. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin

Chinese Embassy to continue assisting CHMS BSB

|    James Kon   | THE Chinese Embassy in Brunei Darussalam will continue to assist Chung Hwa Middle School (CHMS) BSB for the school’s future development and to further promote Chinese culture in the country. Highlighting this was Ambassado
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Chinese Embassy to continue assisting CHMS BSB

|    James Kon   | THE Chinese Embassy in Brunei Darussalam will continue to assist Chung Hwa Middle School (CHMS) BSB for the school’s future development and to further promote Chinese culture in the country. Highlighting this was Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yu Hong in her remarks during an official visit […]

Brunei-Muara gets ready for royal b’day celebrations

|    Rokiah Mahmud    | THE First Meeting of the Executive Administrative Committee for the 73rd birthday Celebrations of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’a
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Brunei-Muara gets ready for royal b’day celebrations

|    Rokiah Mahmud    | THE First Meeting of the Executive Administrative Committee for the 73rd birthday Celebrations of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam for the Brunei-Muara District, was held at the Muhibbah Hall of the […]

Local dessert ‘biraksa’ grabs limelight at Malaysian contest

|    Aziz Idris    | BIRAKSA, a traditional Bruneian dessert, made its way onto the global culinary stage at the WorldChef Battlefield (WCB) 2019 Competition at Movenpick Hotel & Convention Centre in Sepang, Malaysia. The local dessert wa
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Local dessert ‘biraksa’ grabs limelight at Malaysian contest

|    Aziz Idris    | BIRAKSA, a traditional Bruneian dessert, made its way onto the global culinary stage at the WorldChef Battlefield (WCB) 2019 Competition at Movenpick Hotel & Convention Centre in Sepang, Malaysia. The local dessert was given an improvised twist at the event when it was topped with Mont Blanc puree, creating an exquisite […]

Newly discovered trove of Cambrian fossils in China reveals early animal life

XI’AN (Xinhua) – A newly discovered trove in central China containing soft-bodied fossils that date back 518 million years sheds new light on the diversity of early animal life during the Cambrian period, according to Chinese and foreign researchers
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Newly discovered trove of Cambrian fossils in China reveals early animal life

XI’AN (Xinhua) – A newly discovered trove in central China containing soft-bodied fossils that date back 518 million years sheds new light on the diversity of early animal life during the Cambrian period, according to Chinese and foreign researchers. The site of the Burgess Shale-type fossil deposit, the Qingjiang biota, is on a bank of the […]

Scientists reveal first image ever made of a black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists yesterday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting a fiery orange and black ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edges of the abyss. Assembling data gathered by eight radio telescopes aroun
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Scientists reveal first image ever made of a black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists yesterday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting a fiery orange and black ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edges of the abyss. Assembling data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, astronomers captured a picture of the hot, shadowy edges of a super massive […]

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