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    By FireIce on 18 Aug `17, 9:18PM in News Discussion Lounge
    BEIJING (AFP) - China's first "cybercourt" was launched on Friday (Aug 18) to settle online disputes, as the legal system attempts to keep up with the explosion of mobile payment and e-commerce. Residents of the eastern city of Hangzhou - home to e-commerce giant Alibaba - can now reg...
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    By FireIce on 18 Aug `17, 7:40PM in Sports
    Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) is extending its youth expedition activities, now conducted mainly on Pulau Ubin, to new areas in Punggol and Pasir Ris, among others. These activities will be incorporated into the Ministry of Education-OBS Secondary 3 programme that started earlier this...
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    By Aik TC on 18 Aug `17, 7:29PM in ~ Buddhism: Wisdom Bliss ~
    Pope Francis courting Asia again with Myanmar, Bangladesh trips, but China... Ilaria Maria Sala 13 Aug 2017 South China Morning Post As the pontiff prepares for his fourth visit to Asia, the Vatican’s hopes for rapprochement with Beijing appear as distant as ever When Pope Francis tou...