Author: John D.

The US rejects plans to strengthen the World Health Organization

The US rejects plans to strengthen the World Health Organization

The United States, the World Health Organization's top donor, is opposing proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in ...
Peru declares an “environmental emergency” for a coastal area hit by an oil spill

Peru declares an “environmental emergency” for a coastal area hit by an oil spill

Peru on Saturday declared an "environmental emergency" along a stretch of coast hit by an oil spill caused by unusual waves from a South Pacific vo ...
UK Conservative MP says he will go to police over government blackmail

UK Conservative MP says he will go to police over government blackmail

A British politician who has accused the government of blackmailing opponents of Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will take his allegations to ...
January: Strong earthquakes shake southern Philippines, Indonesia

January: Strong earthquakes shake southern Philippines, Indonesia

Two strong earthquakes shook the southern Philippines on Saturday, but no major damage is expected and there is no risk of a tsunami, government se ...
Sino-British study sheds new light on quest for solar-hydrogen energy

Sino-British study sheds new light on quest for solar-hydrogen energy

A team of scientists in China and the UK have made a breakthrough in finding ways to use sunlight to produce hydrogen, which can be used as an ener ...
Friends he praises about the Pakistan-born doctor behind the pig-to-human heart transplant

Friends he praises about the Pakistan-born doctor behind the pig-to-human heart transplant

Friends and former classmates of the Pakistan-born surgeon behind the world's first pig-to-human heart transplant say they have planned him for gre ...
The Taiwanese archive sheds light on key events in Chiang Ching-kuo’s presidency

The Taiwanese archive sheds light on key events in Chiang Ching-kuo’s presidency

Taiwan has set up an online archive of written records of the late Chiang Ching-kuo, who was the self-governing island's president during the volat ...