TOKYO - Japan on Wednesday widened Covid-19 curbs to the capital Tokyo and a dozen regions covering half the population as the Omicron variant of coronavirus drove record new infections. Already in effect in three regions, the measures, set to run from Friday until Feb 13, were made official by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida after getting the sign-off from an expert panel … [Read more...] about Japan widens Covid-19 curbs as Omicron drives record infections
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Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg High waves from an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga on Jan. 15 caused an oil spill along the coast of Peru, Reuters reported the Peruvian environment minister, Ruben Ramirez, as saying. According to the Peruvian Civil Defence Institute, the spill reportedly occurred on Jan. 16 when a ship … [Read more...] about Oil spill on Peru coast as high waves from Tonga volcanic eruption rocked tanker unloading crude oil
144 coronavirus-related deaths and 13,798 new Covid-19 cases were reported today by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. Since April 1, in the latest and most severe wave of the virus in Thailand, the CCSA has recorded 1,391,477 confirmed Covid-19 cases. In the 24-hour period since the last count, the CCSA recorded 14,133 recoveries. There are now 128,546 … [Read more...] about Wednesday Covid Update: 144 deaths and 13,798 new cases
We discuss Joe Biden’s Asia Trade Policy, one year into his Presidency. Many countries in Asia will welcome any US effort to boost trade. Access to the prized US market and American products and services would be vital to balancing their dependency on China. 2022 will be a critical year for the United States’ trade policy for Asia. As President Joe Biden’s administration … [Read more...] about One Year in, What to Make of Joe Biden’s Asia Trade Policy?
When I was a baby science communication scholar running around in my academic diapers, I thought that facts were everything. I once believed that we simply needed to feed people the right information (dressed up all pretty) so that they would make the right decisions. I have long since learned that this approach to science communication is outdated and ineffective: It … [Read more...] about No exam for good leadership