More than 1.2 million people died in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics, higher than HIV/AIDS or malaria, according to a new report published on Thursday (Jan 20). Global health officials have repeatedly warned about the rise of drug-resistant bacteria and other microbes due to the misuse and overuse of antibiotics, which encourages … [Read more...] about Over 1.2 million people died from drug-resistant infections in 2019: Study
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SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Cruise line Dream Cruises will continue to operate cruises here, even after its parent company Genting Hong Kong filed to be wound up on Wednesday (Jan 19). In response to queries from The Straits Times, a Dream Cruises spokesman said certain business activities of Genting Hong Kong, such as cruise operations by Dream Cruises, … [Read more...] about Dream Cruises to continue operating in Singapore, even as parent company files to be wound up
Ready for the weekend? Here's what you can look forward to this week. 1. Nian Hua: Of Guardians, Deities and Auspicious Art As part of Sun Yat Seng Nanyang Memorial Hall's CNY festivities, this special exhibition is a collaboration with the Three Gorges Museum in Chongqing, China, shining the spotlight on nian hua , or Lunar New Year prints, which are woodblock prints … [Read more...] about What to do this weekend (Jan 21 to 23) — stay safe!
KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian police scuffled on Wednesday with supporters of former president Petro Poroshenko, who was due to appear in court in a treason case that he says was cooked up by allies of his successor, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Critics say the case is an ill-judged distraction at a time when Ukraine is bracing for a possible military offensive by Russia, … [Read more...] about Ukrainian police scuffle with Poroshenko supporters as Blinken visits
A portrait of Britain's Prince Andrew is seen on a sign outside the Duke of York public house in London. (Photo by Reuters) Queen Elizabeth II's second son Prince Andrew has deactivated his social media accounts, users said Wednesday, as he faces a US civil case for sexual assault. Andrew's official Twitter account @TheDukeOfYork now opens with a message saying "This … [Read more...] about Prince Andrew quits social media