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Making sense of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy
AMALAYSIA Airlines passenger plane crashed on Thursday in a rebel-held part of Ukraine, killing the 298 passengers and crew on board. The...
Why Nanjing never forgets
Nanjing native Lu Yanfa, 52, remembers well the stories of Japanese wartime aggression that he heard as a boy on his grandmother's knee.
Lessons to learn to fix the school system
While his peers are hanging out in malls or playing computer games, 14-year-old American Chance Wilson is finalising the list of board members for his recently founded non-...
Somaly Mam scam a blow for do-gooders
Once Cambodia's iconic crusader against sex trafficking, Ms Somaly Sam's exposure as someone who made up her story of victimhood has left the organisation she founded on its...

Op-Ed

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Somehow, for all these lessons about greatness and human frailties, Philippine President Benigno...
 

People

JAKARTA (AFP) - He was raised in a bamboo shack in a riverbank slum on Indonesia's main island of Java.