A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. (CDC/Handout via REUTERS) BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s health ministry said on Sunday it had detected a suspected case of monkeypox in Buenos Aires, amid growing global alarm over rising … [Read more...] about Argentina reports first suspected case of monkeypox
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Brunei is heavily dependent on its hydrocarbon resource wealth, which provides more than half of the nation’s income. The government has highlighted its concerns about the nation’s oil dependence, which leaves it vulnerable to economic shocks. Brunei sees diversification as integral to its economic development and has outlined plans to reduce oil dependency and develop other … [Read more...] about Moving Away from Oil: How Can Brunei Diversify its Economy?
MANILA, May 20 (Reuters): The Philippine central bank raised interest rates for the first time since 2018 on Thursday night (May 19), joining peers around world in a rush to stem intensifying inflationary pressures that could derail the country's economic recovery. The central bank also said the strong economic rebound and labour market conditions in the first quarter provide … [Read more...] about Philippines kicks off tightening cycle with first rate hike since 2018 and curb inflationary pressures
PARIS (Reuters) - German third seed Alexander Zverev produced a clinical performance to kick off his French Open campaign with a 6-2 6-4 6-4 win against Austrian qualifier Sebastian Ofner on Sunday. The 25-year-old Zverev, who reached the semi-finals last year at Roland Garros, came to Paris with strong clay-court form behind him, having reached the final in Madrid and … [Read more...] about Tennis-Clinical Zverev eases into second round at Roland Garros
LONDON (Reuters) - As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 70th year on the throne, there are questions about whether the Commonwealth of Nations, which she was instrumental in creating and remains one of her proudest achievements, has a future when her reign is over. The Commonwealth evolved out of the British empire, and Elizabeth became its head in 1952 when she became … [Read more...] about Does the Commonwealth have a future after Queen Elizabeth?