Flu drugs little use for children, UK study says

LONDON, Aug 10 — Children should not routinely be treated with flu drugs like Tamiflu since there is no clear evidence they prevent complications and the medicines may do more harm than good, British researchers said today.

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The Irrawaddy:Price of Cooking Oil Rises


The price of cooking oil products in Burma has increased, a result of the Health Ministry’s ban on some imported cooking oil products in July and unusual weather patterns.

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Malaysia Foreign Minister pushes for Asean meeting on Suu Kyi verdict

Malaysia Foreign Minister pushes for

Asean meeting on Suu Kyi verdict

Foreign Minister Anifah Aman today pressed for an urgent meeting among his Asean counterparts after the Burma junta ordered Aung San Suu Kyi to stay under house arrest for 18 months.

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UK spies on citizens 1,500 times a day

LONDON, Aug 11 — Police, councils and the intelligence services made more than 500,000 requests to access private emails and telephone records in the UK last year, according to an annual surveillance report.

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