Covid-19 | Britain urges halt to Myanmar clashes to allow vaccination

The United Kingdom called yesterday for an immediate and sustained pause in clashes and unrest in Myanmar to allow vaccinations as an intense COVID-19 surge is ravaging the country. Britain’s

Cambodia | Khmer Rouge defendant guilty of regime’s crimes: prosecutor

In his position of authority, the former head of the Khmer Rouge shared joint culpability for the regime’s atrocities in Cambodia in the 1970s, prosecutors said yesterday, rejecting defense arguments

Hospitality | Bad food, slivers of sun: Life in Sydney’s hotel quarantine

With our long journey to reach Australia behind us, and 14 days isolated in a hotel ahead of us, the police officer on our bus tried to inject some humor:

Trade | Japan’s imports, exports grow on overseas economic rebound

Japan’s exports in July jumped 37% from a year ago, the government said yesterday, highlighting an overseas recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Imports also grew, rising 28.5%, according to Finance Ministry

Golf | US association employee charged in embezzlement scheme

A former United States Golf Association employee has been charged in a scheme to embezzle funds from the unauthorized sale of U.S. Open Championship tickets, Acting United States Attorney Jennifer

Motorsport | Japanese GP canceled because of coronavirus pandemic

This year’s Japanese Grand Prix was canceled following discussions between the government and race promoters, Formula One organizers said yesterday. The race in Suzuka had been scheduled for Oct. 10, between

The Buzz | US families mid-adoption trying to get Afghan children out

After five frustrating years mired in bureaucratic delays, Bahaudin Mujtaba and wife Lisa had hoped to finally bring the 10-year-old Afghan boy they’re adopting to their home in Florida this

Woman comes face-to-face with snake in Australia supermarket

Helaina Alati was browsing the spice aisle of an Australian supermarket when she came face-to-face with a huge snake. The head of the three-meter-long non-venomous diamond python emerged through a space

Way to go | Qantas airline requires all workers to be fully vaccinated by mid-November

Qantas Group said the Australian airline company will require all of its workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Front-line employees — including cabin crew, pilots and airport staff — must be

World Views | Afghanistan only the latest US war to be driven by deceit and delusion

In Afghanistan, American hubris – the United States’ capacity for self-delusion and official lying – has struck once again, as it has repeatedly for the last 60 years. This weakness-masquerading-as-strength has

Thursday, August 19, 2021 – edition no. 3839

— Return to school might be delayed, one of the potential restrictions the government is considering if the situation worsens in terms of public health * Afghan exodus * Macau has seen

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By :