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Royal Expert Whitening Cream contains high mercury levels

SINGAPORE, May 22: The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Monday (May 22) issued an alert warning members of the public against buying and using a skincare product which has been found to contain high levels of mercury. HSA said in a media release that it was alerted by the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) which had recently tested a ...Full Article

Cairo lantern-maker champions old craft against Chinese imports

CAIRO, May 22: An Egyptian artisan who makes the traditional lanterns that adorn Middle Eastern streets during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan believes he has found a way ...Full Article

Pope names five new cardinals, all from outside Italy and the Vatican

VATICAN CITY, May 22: Pope Francis is to elevate five Roman Catholic prelates from outside Italy and the Vatican to the rank of cardinal, the elite group of churchmen ...Full Article

Mums, put on your dancing shoes

NEW YORK, May 22: There’s a barefoot middle-aged woman with a grey buzz-cut flailing around the living room to the melted cheese of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ ...Full Article

WIDER IMAGE: Fifty years after Six Day War, Jerusalem retains much of its old look

JERUSALEM, May 22: Israel will soon mark the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, a conflict in which it captured the Old City of Jerusalem and more than ...Full Article

Robot rockers lead Lithuania’s street music day

VILNIUS, May 21: From folk singers to an all-robot rock band, hundreds of Lithuanian music lovers flocked streets and squares on Saturday (May 20) to celebrate Street Music Day ...Full Article

Six siblings designated heirs to musician Prince’s estate

REUTERS, May 20: A Minnesota judge has ruled that six siblings of pop music superstar Prince are the heirs to his vast estate, more than a year after his ...Full Article

Designer Pokemon watch on sale for US$250,000

With Pikachu as its centrepiece surrounded by a host of popular Pokemon characters, the Tourbillon Pokemon watch by Swiss luxury watchmaker RJ-Romain Jerome is as eye-catching as they come. ...Full Article

Shell-shocked: Rare snail loses out in love triangle

LONDON, May 19: A lovelorn snail who failed to find a mate because of his unusually-shaped shell hit the headlines in Britain on Thursday (May 18) after two potential ...Full Article

Kristang crusade: A new festival for a 500-year-old language

SINGAPORE, May 18: Bos kereh prendeh linggu nubu? That’s Kristang for “do you want to learn a new language?” If the answer is an affirmative “seng”, you might want ...Full Article
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