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Jakarta Is Sinking So Fast, It Could End Up Underwater

JAKARTA, Indonesia–Rasdiono remembers when the sea was a good distance from his doorstep, down a hill. Back then he opened the cramped, gaily painted bayside shack he named the Blessed Bodega, where he and his family sell catfish heads, spiced eggs and fried chicken. It was strange, Rasdiono said. Year by year, the water crept closer. The hill gradually disappeared. ...

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Jakarta Is Sinking So Fast, It Could End Up Underwater

JAKARTA, Indonesia–Rasdiono remembers when the sea was a good distance from his doorstep, down a hill. Back then he opened the cramped, gaily painted bayside shack he named the Blessed Bodega, where he and his family sell catfish heads, spiced eggs and fried chicken. It was strange, Rasdiono said. Year by year, the water crept closer. The hill gradually disappeared. ...

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Chinese Firm Turns Panda Poop into Toilet Paper

Adult pandas produce about 10 kilos of fibre-rich poo a day, and 50 kilos of food waste from the bamboo husks they spit out. The Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Company in southwest Sichuan province has teamed up with the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda to recycle the animal’s faeces and food debris into toilet paper, napkins and ...

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Myanmar army massacred dozens of Rohingya, survivors say

UHKIA, Bangladesh (AP) — For six hours he hid in an upstairs room, listening to the crackle of gunfire and the screams of people being slaughtered outside his Myanmar home. With every footstep that drew near, every cry that pierced the air, 52-year-old Bodru Duza braced for the soldiers to find him, to execute him like all the others who ...

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