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20.05.2019 — Engadget

South Korean government switches to Linux

South Korea has announced plans to switch government computers from Windows to Linux. The measure is intended to lower costs and reduce the country's dependency on a single operating...

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20.05.2019 — Citylab

Fairbnb is trying to refashion home-sharing

The Amsterdam-based co-op plans to levy a commission on bookings, half of which will be donated to local community projects such as meeting spaces or social...

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20.05.2019 — Fast Company

New fully biodegradable vegan leather

Most vegan leather alternatives such as lab-grown collagen or 'mushroom leather' are difficult and expensive to produce. This new leather brand could be a...

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20.05.2019 — The Guardian

How an Italian city is fighting gambling addiction

Pavia's impeccable reputation changed in 2013 when it became known as Italy's "capital of gambling". A small group of citizens decided to tackle gambling addiction, and their efforts are finally...

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20.05.2019 — Thomson Reuters Foundation News

Thai farmers swap opium for coffee and macadamia

A development project set up by the late Princess Srinagarindra in 1988 ended opium cultivation in Chiang Rai, once part of a region notorious for trafficking of drugs, people and...

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20.05.2019 — Good News

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17.05.2019 — allAfrica

Tanzania bans plastic bags

Starting next month, Tanzania will ban the production and sale of plastic bags. According to a new government announcement, tourists will not be exempt from the new...

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17.05.2019 — CNN

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

The self-ruled island is the first place in Asia to make gay marriage a...

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