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Cyberbullying: Words can hurt too

PETALING JAYA: Sticks and stones may break bones, but words can hurt too.

Underdog centre-left party may outperform expectations in Japan snap poll

TOKYO (Reuters) - A new centre-left party pledging to bring "bottom up" democracy to Japan may prove the surprise success story of an election on Sunday, although the party is forecast to win a mere sliver of seats compared to Prime Minister Shinto Abe's ruling bloc.

We were privileged to enjoy his presence, says family of the late Yeoh Tiong Lay

PETALING JAYA: The family members of Tan Sri Dr Yeoh Tiong Lay have expressed their sadness over the death of the billionaire.

School fees going up for foreigners and PRs

SINGAPORE: Foreigners and Singapore permanent residents (PR) will have to pay more over the next three years to enrol their children in local schools.

Ex-football star 'King George' nears goal of Liberia presidency

MONROVIA (Reuters) - George Weah has been here before: on the goal line of the Liberian presidency, one run-off vote from victory. Unlike in 2005, however, his support is much wider and many expect him at last to succeed.

Hungary eases pressure on international universities in Soros row

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary has extended a deadline for a U.S.-accredited Budapest university founded by George Soros, philanthropist financier and prominent critic of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government, to comply with a new education law or face closure.

Factbox - ASPIRATIONS: Young Chinese seize the day, seize the hour

(Reuters) - The world is this generation's oyster.

Coming of age in an era of prosperity - Meet China's 'bubble generation'

WUHAN, China (Reuters) - Call them China's bubble generation.

South Africa's Zuma reshuffles cabinet, appoints close ally to oversee nuclear deal

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma appointed a close confidant to be energy minister on Tuesday as his government tries to push through one of the biggest nuclear deals in decades.