5 x 5: Ever wondered why are perfume ads so strange? Plus, other stories

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1) Sisters’ Islands to be heart of marine life conservation in Singapore

Plans include Singapore’s first sea turtle hatchery to a floating pontoon with see-through panels. (More)

2)  Migrant workers fight for medical leave, compensation

Via channelnewsasia.com

Via channelnewsasia.com

One day medical leave for a fractured finger? Two days MC for a shattered knee? Foreign workers are frequently given inadequate days of medical leave and NGOs hope to get this basic right addressed for these workers. (More)

3) Heartbreaking photos from Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung’s eruption

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4) Ever wondered why are perfume ads always so similar?

 

5) Photo of US police officer sitting on ground to comfort suicidal teen goes viral

Police officer Tim Purdy chatting with the teenager, who had wandered away from his high school campus. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT (Via straitstimes.com)

Police officer Tim Purdy chatting with the teenager, who had wandered away from his high school campus. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT (Via straitstimes.com)

Shared on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Facebook page, this photo shows police officer Tim Purdy comforting a potentially suicidal teenager with autism who may have been suicidal. (More)

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