Former deputy leader Carrie Lam has been voted as Hong Kong's new Chief Executive by a 1200-member election committee on Sunday (Mar 26).
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'It is impossible that a country with many water resources faces water shortage ... this means that we are weak in managing water,' Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.
Community teams are trying to ease the loneliness of the elderly poor, both in life and in death, in a country with the world's highest elderly suicide rate.
The accident at Langham Place in Mong Kok injured at least 14 women and four men.
Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council's decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the probe would only "inflame" the conflict.
At least three people, including a policeman, were killed and scores wounded in two separate bomb blasts on Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided by commandos in northeastern Bangladesh, police said.