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    Why Japan's smoking laws are stuck 'in the last century'
     18 March 2018
    People lighting up a cigarette in a dimly-lit restaurant is a scene almost unimaginable in Australia these days, but it's one that plays out in many restaurants in Japan because there are no national laws to prevent smoking indoors.
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    Egypt election: President Sisi's re-election looms as contenders arrested, withdraw from the race
    18 Mar: The re-election of Egyptian President Sisi is assured after serious contenders withdraw or are arrested, seven years after mass protests ended Mr Mubarak's 30-year iron-clad rule.... more
    Sharia in Aceh: Patrolling the streets of Indonesia's most conservative province
    18 Mar: We accompany the Sharia police on a nightly patrol in Aceh where the strict Islamic code increasingly governs every facet of life and people are caned for things that are commonplace in the west, like drinking alcohol, gambling and adultery.... more
    Labor declares victory in the Batman by-election
    18 Mar: Labor claims victory in the Batman by-election, upsetting the Greens who were the favourites to win the inner-Melbourne seat but have now conceded defeat.... more
    Olton Enterprise newspaper criticised for removing gay husband from mother's obituary
    17 Mar: The editor of a local newspaper is labelled a "bigot" after removing a reference to a man's husband in his mother's obituary because it did not align with his religious values.... more
    Australian killed at Cambodian gun range was tourist, not military as local 'cover-up' suggests
    17 Mar: The Australians involved in a deadly explosion at a shooting range west of Phnon Penh were tourists and not part of an official military training operation as local authorities suggest, according to various sources.... more
    Steve Jobs' 1973 job application auctioned off for more than $225,000
    17 Mar: A one-page job application form filled out by Steve Jobs in 1973 fetches more than three times its presale estimate, despite not specifying what position or company the application was intended for.... more
    Black Panther too 'politically correct' for China as ticket sales dive in world's second-largest market
    17 Mar: Black Panther struggles to resonate with audiences in China, the world's second-largest cinema market, with some movie-goers deriding its "American values".... more
    Rafael Nadal in constant pain and relying on painkillers since 2005, uncle reveals
    17 Mar: Rafael Nadal's uncle describes the tennis star's constant battle against pain and reliance on painkillers since he picked up a serious foot injury at the age of 19.... more
    Running with Roger Bannister put 88-year-old Cecil Walkley on track for a long and athletic life
    17 Mar: Cecil Walkley has run against the man who broke the four-minute mile, cared for Idi Amin and worked with John Wayne. Now 88 years young, he still pounds the track in suburban Perth every Thursday night.... more

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