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1) Sisters’ Islands to be heart of marine life conservation in Singapore
2) Migrant workers fight for medical leave, compensation
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
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
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)