Covid originated from minks – expert

Credit to Author: Global Times| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:15:03 +0000

GENEVA: While the World Health Organization’s (WHO) expert team is in Wuhan to investigate how the coronavirus jumped to humans from animals, China’s “Bat Woman” Shi Zhengli said in an article that mink could be a possible host of the origin of the novel coronavirus and called on the world to investigate samples from more […]

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Britain to close totally starting Jan 18

Credit to Author: Global Times| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:14:47 +0000

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Friday that Britain will close all travel corridors to the country starting at 4 a.m. (12 noon in Manila) on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in a bid to keep out new coronavirus variants. Britain “will temporarily close all travel corridors from 4 a.m. on Monday,” to “protect against […]

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Daphne Bramham: Canada must amend its marriage laws to end child marriage

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 00:14:09 +0000

Opinion: It is hypocritical of Canada to lead efforts to end child marriages unless it bans the practice in Canada

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Unions, Dems expedite Trump ouster

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:15:04 +0000

CUPERTINO: The largest trade union federation in the United States on Friday (Saturday in Manila) joined a growing chorus of business and political organizations calling for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from office following Wednesday’s violent riot that he instigated. “The deadly storming of the US Capitol by a mob looking to overturn the results […]

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Killer fungus plagues US Covid-19 wards

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 16:13:59 +0000

PENSACOLA: Dozens of people being treated for Covid-19 at a Florida hospital last summer became additionally infected with a mysterious, often deadly fungus called Candida auris, a US government study said Friday (Saturday in Manila). The multidrug-resistant yeast was first identified in Japan in 2009 and has been a top priority for the Centers for […]

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Daphne Bramham: Peace, order and good government? I'll take it over American exceptionalism

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 01:57:09 +0000

Opinion: Over the years, dozens of studies have shown a direct correlation between happiness (quality of life) and a high trust in government. Canada consistently ranks well above the United States

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NBA players renew commitment vs racial injustice

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 08:22:22 +0000

WASHINGTON (AFP) – As violence at the US Capitol underlined deep divisions in America on Wednesday, NBA players said the incident helped renew their commitment to fight racial injustice. Boston Celtics and Miami Heat players knelt during the national anthem before their game in Miami on Wednesday, hours after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed […]

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US Covid-19 cases hit 20 million

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 16:15:46 +0000

NEW YORK: The United States marked the New Year on Friday (Saturday in Manila) by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which is spreading rapidly across the country and […]

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