Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Angiotensin receptor blockers could be used to treat coronavirus, researchers say

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Global scientists continue to struggle to develop a treatment for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) that has already infected over 180,000 and killed more...

Singapore to grant $10 million to San Diego pharmaceutical company for...

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The Government of Singapore has awarded San-Diego based Arcturus Therapeutics a grant that could reach up to $10 million if it succeeds in creating a...

Vietnamese Airlines endure $430 million revenue loss due to coronavirus

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As the coronavirus (now named COVID-19) continues to spread fear in several parts of the world, Vietnamese airlines reported that they were losing up to $430...

Taiwan warns of retaliation against Philippines if travel ban continues

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The Taiwanese government said it could take countermeasures if the Philippines keep its entry ban on Taiwanese over fears amid the coronavirus outbreak. Foreign Ministry...

New coronavirus surpasses SARS death toll; experts reiterate prevention tips

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At least 1,016 people in mainland China were reportedly killed by the novel coronavirus as of February 11. The figures clearly show that nCov...

Pilots Association sues American airlines to stop China flights

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The Allied Pilots Association (APA), a labor union representing American Airlines pilots, filed a lawsuit against the carrier to immediately halt US to China operations. CBS network reported that APA sued American Airlines in Dallas County on January 30 as it seeks for a temporary restraining order to stop China flights amid the coronavirus. In a […]

Russia’s Olympic ban referred to sport’s arbitration court

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The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) will soon hear Russia’s appeal on its four-year Olympic ban as it was formally referred by the...

25 dead in India’s Citizenship Law protests

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India has experienced a bloody holiday because at least 25 people were reportedly killed in the violence and more than 260 police personnel have...

Taiwan’s Air Force General went missing after helicopter crash landing

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Taiwan's top military official Shen Yi-ming was among the three individuals reported missing after their helicopter made an emergency landing in northern Taipei. In an interview, the...

Fast-food chain sued by Bruce Lee’s daughter for copyright infringement

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Real Kungfu, a popular Chinese fast-food chain, is being sued by Shannon Lee's Bruce Lee Enterprises for using the image of the late martial...

Court rules Turkey’s Wikipedia block as unconstitutional

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The high court of Turkey has ruled that the government’s two-year-old ban on Wikipedia is unconstitutional. Following a 10-6 vote in favor of the multilingual online encyclopedia,...

Media network CNN says Amazon sells fake and dangerous kids’ products

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American news-based pay television channel CNN published an article entitled “Fake and dangerous kids’ products are turning up for sale on Amazon” citing a 4 in 1...

Global stock markets slip on Christmas Eve

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With numerous major global markets closed for Christmas, the equity markets across the globe mostly slipped in a subdued trading held few hours before the 25th....

Croatia sets run off for presidential post as no candidate wins...

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For the second time in a row, Croatians need to choose their next President during the scheduled runoff on January 5. This, after no...

British grocery chain Tesco ends production at Chinese factory over forced...

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Tesco, a U.K.-based grocery chain, has stopped its production of Christmas cards at a Chinese factory following claims of alleged prison labor. According to reports,...

Former Malaysian PM Najib speaks up on alleged link to 1MDB...

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For the first time since his alleged involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal in April, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak spoke...

Five top tech firms face lawsuit over child death in DRC

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USA’s technology giants Apple, Dell, Google, Microsoft, and Tesla were recently sued over the death of children involved in cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Samsung Chairman sentenced to 18 months in prison for union sabotage

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Months after the Huawei controversy, this time, another globally renowned electronic company will be in the spotlight as its Chairman gets jailed for violating...