The Japan Times
· Millipede from Scotland is world’s oldest-known land animal →
Researchers said the fossil of the Silurian Period creature, called Kampecaris obanensis and unearthed on the island of Kerrera in the Scottish Inner Hebrides, inhabited a lakeside environment and likely ate decomposing plants.
· Inquiry clears Malta's PM over migrant deaths →
The results of the investigation, set out in a 420-page report, were summarised in English in the island's main daily newspapers, the original document having been written in Maltese, said the government's press service.
· 'Every mosque has a great story to tell': Documenting Singapore’s lost mosques →
Independent heritage researcher Sarafian Salleh told CNA that Masjid Kampong Hajijah may have been just one of as many as 120 mosques that dotted the island in the mid-20th century, prior to the establishment of the Mosque Building Fund in 1975.
· 'I cannot move the lessons online': Educators in remote Indonesia visit students one by one during school closure →
Her dream came true eventually, with her accepted as a temporary contract teacher at the Folangkai public primary school in her hometown in rural Central Wolwal village on Alor island, East Nusa Tenggara province.
The New York Times
· China and India Brawl at 14,000 Feet Along the Border →
To the south, deep in the tropics, the Chinese have taken over an island in the Maldives, a few hundred miles off India’s coast.
· M5.8 quake rattles Hokkaido; no tsunami warning issued →
No tsunami warning was issued after the 3:14 a.m. quake that registered 4 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in eastern Hokkaido including Kushiro and Nemuro, with a focus about 90 kilometers below the surface off the island, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The China Post
· Greece clarifies policy, to allow tourists from all nations →
No cases have been detected on the vast majority of the Greek islands, which are popular vacation spots.