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Science/High-Tech - Facebook to invest in Australia's news industry
Facebook to invest in Australia's news industry
After a heated argument with the Australian government which led to the social media company blocking Australian news pages on its platform, Facebook has decided to invest up to $1 billion in installments in the Australian news industry.  Facebook follows Google's previous 1billion investment in...
Science/High-Tech - China arrests six people for "defamation"
China arrests six people for "defamation"
The Chinese authorities recently detained up to six people for casting doubts on China's account of the skirmish that happened between the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and Indian troops at the Himalayan border.  They were charged under a new law  that grants Chinese authorities power to arrest...
Science/High-Tech - Discovering kratom, a unique additive plant
Discovering kratom, a unique additive plant
Kratom is a tropical plant containing chemicals such as mitraphylline and mitragynine. It is consumed by millions of people because of its virtues. In some Southeast Asian countries, it is even used as a traditional medicine. Although kratom is a stimulant drug that gives the same feeling as opium...