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After China Bans Plastic Imports, Southeast Asia to Become World's Largest Recycling Plant

With China’s plastic import ban going into effect on January 1, environmental experts worry that Southeast Asian nations will now have to shoulder the bulk of the world's plastic waste.

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Inside Southeast Asia's First Dating Platform for Sugar Daddies

TheSugarBook, a Malaysia-based dating platform aimed at matching wealthy individuals with others who are interested in being lavished with expensive gifts, has attracted more than 55,000 users since its founding in late 2016.

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North Korean Defector Given Free Lifetime Supply of Choco Pies

South Korean confectionery giant Orion has announced that it will bestow a lifetime supply of Choco Pies to a North Korean soldier who recently defected.

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New Report Finds Indonesian LGBT Activists Under Increasingly Violent Threat

A new report has found that supporters of Indonesia's LGBT community are facing increasingly violent, personal threats in the country.

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Starbucks Just Opened Its Largest Store in the World in Shanghai

In the proof of how important China is to its future success, Starbucks opened its largest outlet in the world in Shanghai today.

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Bali Volcano Eruption Forces Airport Closure, Mass Evacuations

Bali's most well-known volcano is threatening a major eruption, forcing officials to close the island's airport and thousands of residents to evacuate their homes.

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Two South Korean Universities Are Teaching Students How to Love and Date

Students at two universities in South Korea can now take courses that teach them about sex, relationships and marriage.

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Pornographic GIFs Almost Got WhatsApp Banned in Indonesia Recently

Indonesia, with the world’s largest Muslim population, recently threatened to block popular messaging service WhatsApp after requesting it to remove pornographic content.

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Vietnamese Student Jailed in Singapore for Hacking Into Professor's Account to Modify Grades

A Vietnamese student was recently jailed in Singapore after he was caught hacking into his professor’s school account to change his grades as well as others'.

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China Shutters 80,000 Factories as Part of Massive Crackdown on Pollution

To combat pollution, China has shut down more than 80,000 factories across the country.

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Chinese University Begins Offering Competitive Dragon, Lion Dance Course

In case anyone is interested, Zhejiang University in China is now offering a course on dragon and lion dances.

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