5 x 5: Pandas no longer endangered and the cutest dogs around

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.

1) Pandas no longer ‘endangered’

A giant panda named Nuan Nuan is shown at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: AP

A giant panda named Nuan Nuan is shown at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: AP

The giant panda just got a status upgrade from  “endangered” to “vulnerable” due to a population rebound.

2) 2017 school terms and holidays announced

The Ministry of Education (MOE) on Monday (Sept 5) announced next year’s school terms for primary and secondary schools, as well as junior colleges and Millenia Institute.

Time to start planning your holidays!

3) Why you shouldn’t fall asleep in your Uber

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Hannah Warman from London had fallen asleep in the backseat of her Uber and what should have been a five-minute ride home turned into a 35 mile, hour-and-30-minute-long trip.

4) World’s longest glass bridge in China closes

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The world’s longest glass bridge, over a scenic canyon in China, has been closed less than two weeks for “an internal system upgrade” after it opened after being overwhelmed by a swarm of visitors.

5) Probably the cutest thing you’ll see today



Author: The Editor

Either busy trying to save the world, or poking my nose into other people's affairs.


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