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1) Pandas no longer ‘endangered’
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
— Hannah Warman (@hannahwarman) August 29, 2016
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
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.