Category Archives: Medical and Health Care

WHO: Number of Measles Cases Increasing Sharply Worldwide

The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first three months of the year compared to last year, the World Health Organization reported Monday.The United Nations agency, citing…

Protecting the environment in humanitarian responses to population displacement

On the face of it, Guatemala, Lebanon and Nigeria are some of the most dissimilar places on the planet.Not only are they located on different continents, thousands of miles away…

MOL Commences Seminar on Future of SEA: Labour Migration, Skills and Growth

Today (April 9, 2019), Permanent Secretary of Labour Mr. Jarin Chakkaphark assigned Assistant Permanent Secretary of Labour and Acting Inspector-General Mr. Somsak Apiwantanakul to chair the opening ceremony of the…

African Billionaire Rebuts Idea of Migration Flood in Europe

JOHANNESBURG The migration of Africans to Europe and North America should be viewed as a positive phenomenon, not a threat, Sudan-born billionaire Mo Ibrahim said Sunday.Experts said at a weekend…

Philippines: 1 Abu Sayyaf Hostage Escapes, 1 Drowns, 3rd Shot

MANILA, PHILIPPINES An Indonesian hostage held by Muslim militants in the southern Philippines swam his way to freedom, but another drowned, and a Malaysian was shot in the back while…

Report: Asian Economies Lag as Trade Tensions Drag on Growth

BANGKOK Trade tensions between China and the United States are putting a drag on economies in the region, with growth likely to continue to slow in the coming two years,…

Vietnam Gets Six Patrol Boats from U.S. Signaling Closer Security Ties

The Vietnamese coast guard Sunday received six patrol boats from the United States, in a move that indicates a renewed desire for cooperation between the former enemies.The U.S. Embassy in…

Vietnam Gets Six Patrol Boats from U.S. Signaling Closer Security Ties

The Vietnamese coast guard Sunday received six patrol boats from the United States, in a move that indicates a renewed desire for cooperation between the former enemies.The U.S. Embassy in…