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Myanmar parliament picks Suu Kyi confidant as new president

The outgoing president, Htin Kyaw, who was also close to Suu Kyi, retired “in order to take rest from the current duties and responsibilities” amid visible weight loss and speculation over his health.

Pak: Thousands of officers lied about dual nationality

During the hearing, it was revealed that 32,000 government servants out of a total of over 172,000 did not submit correct personal information for official record.

Uber is selling its SE Asia operations to rival Grab

The move marks a further retreat from international operations for Uber, after it sold its China business to local rival Didi Chuxing in 2016.

King Abdullah’s visit has provided Modi an opportunity to get Muslims onboard

King Abdullah’s visit is a watershed moment for Modi and his attempts to break away from the image of being a muscular Hindu nationalist who has no space for Muslims in his politics

Is it possible to ‘safely’ Facebook anymore?

But for those who can’t quite quit Facebook, there are ways to at least minimise the site’s ability to monetize your personal information without entirely losing the ability to see what cute thing your cousin’s baby gurgled this hour or what your co-worker thinks of his sandwich.