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3Novices:Bullying in Indonesia’s schools is rife and becoming more violent – we talk to a survivor

“Happy birthday, Ruby. We hope you’ll die soon!” her high school classmates sang merrily on campus as the all too familiar routine of humiliation began. Having experienced bullying throughout her teens and early adult life, in her mid-20s Ruby Astari silently wished a car would run her over while going home from work.
It wasn’t just classmates who would insult and mock her; Astari’s former gym teacher also verbally abused her. A self-proclaimed chubby teen, she…
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3Novices:How meditation can make Hong Kong healthier and happier, from two of world’s happiest people

A quick Google of meditation centres in Hong Kong shows them popping up from the northern reaches of the New Territories to the hills of Lantau to dense urban areas on Hong Kong Island. The city already has an affinity for the ancient practice, but fresh developments at America’s Centre for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could amp things up even further.
Dr Richard Davidson founded the centre after decades of research, including studying the brains of Buddhist monks…
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3Novices:Nicaragua joining Paris climate deal, leaving US and Syria as the only nations on the outside

Nicaragua is set to join the Paris climate agreement, according to an official statement and comments from Vice President Rosario Murillo on Monday, in a move that leaves the United States and Syria as the only nations outside the global pact.
Nicaragua has already presented the relevant documents at the United Nations, Murillo, who is also first lady, said on local radio on Monday.
“It is the only instrument we have in the world that allows the unity of intentions and efforts to face up…
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3Novices:Singapore’s Lee suggests to Trump that while pressure on North Korea is needed, ‘so is dialogue’

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Monday he outlined for President Donald Trump his country’s efforts to pressure North Korea over its nuclear programme but also advised the US leader to use talks to help resolve the conflict.

“Pressure is necessary, but so is dialogue,” Lee said in remarks with Trump at the White House. “The US will need to work with others, including China, South Korea and Japan and Russia, to resolve the issue.”

He urged…
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3Novices:US, Japan and South Korea vow to step up joint air drills over Korean Peninsula

The US, Japanese and South Korean governments pledged to conduct more joint air drills over the Korean Peninsula to improve their ability to launch coordinated responses to military threats by Pyongyang.
US Secretary of Defence James Mattis, Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera and South Korean Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo pledged “enhanced defence cooperation” in a meeting held during an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) defence ministers…
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3Novices:Trump to lobby China on North Korea and trade during Beijing summit with Xi Jinping

US President Donald Trump will urge President Xi Jinping to make good on his commitments to pressure North Korea when he visits China next month, a senior White House official said on Monday, stepping up a strategy to have Beijing help rein in Pyongyang.
Isolating North Korea further over its nuclear and ballistic missile tests is a key goal for Trump on what will be his longest foreign trip to date.
Trump will call on Xi to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions against Pyongyang and…
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3Novices:Spain seeking to strangle Catalan independence bid by seizing all of its tax income

Spain prepared on Monday to cut the rebel Catalan government off from all tax income, depriving officials of salaries and the means to fund any secessionist campaign.
In a months-long stand-off with the north-eastern region, the central government already seized control of much Catalan public spending in September.
This was to try and stop an independence referendum that went ahead regardless, and yielded a “Yes” vote on October 1.
Now Madrid will move on the regional authority…
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