Meera Navlakha

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These Gamers Make Significantly More Money Than Their Heads of State

In the countries analyzed, 70 percent of top online gamers earned more than their chief executives. In short, gamers may now tell their parents: “I told you so.”
Meera Navlakha
10.30.19
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A New Zealand Neurosurgeon Mistakenly Operated on the Wrong Part of a Patient’s Skull

A health official is now demanding the doctor to apologise for the nightmarish medical error.
Meera Navlakha
9.24.19
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A Chinese Woman Allegedly Helped 500 Mothers Give Birth in the US to Get Their Babies Citizenship

She’s part of the popular “birth tourism” industry.
Meera Navlakha
9.24.19
News

Two 13-Year-Olds Were Just Arrested in the Hong Kong Protests

Since June, over 30 people aged between 12 and 15 have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the ongoing protests.
Meera Navlakha
9.23.19
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Japan Is Opening a Hotel Dedicated to E-Sports

The first three floors are solely for gaming, with over 70 computers available to guests.
Meera Navlakha
9.17.19
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A Man in Singapore Was Fined Over $70,000 For Selling E-Vaporisers

E-cigarettes may be on the rise, but Singapore isn’t having it.
Meera Navlakha
9.10.19
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A Store Clerk in Tokyo Memorised 1,300 People’s Credit Card Numbers, Then Used Them Online

Tokyo police are now investigating a notebook where he recorded the credit card details.
Meera Navlakha
9.10.19
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A Viral Chinese Deepfake App Is Sparking a Debate on Privacy

Chinese users jumped at the chance to edit themselves into scenes from shows like ‘Game of Thrones’ but those who have studied the app’s privacy policy say it’s not all fun and games.
Meera Navlakha
9.3.19
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This Photographer Captures the Last Living Tribes of India

The Adivasis, or the indigenous people of India, make up 8.6 percent of the country’s population and are largely forgotten by the media and society.
Meera Navlakha
9.3.19
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Shanghai Will Soon Have Fleets of Driverless Taxis

Several Chinese companies are unveiling their plans to release self-driving vehicles for public use.
Meera Navlakha
9.3.19
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Manny Pacquiao Just Launched His Own Cryptocurrency

PAC Tokens can be used to buy Pacquiao merchandise, among other things.
Meera Navlakha
9.2.19
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Sex Education Camps Are Now a Thing in China

Parents are worried that public schools aren't handling sex-ed very well, so they're sending their kids to "sex-ed camp."
Meera Navlakha
9.1.19
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