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Long working hours lead to an increase in deaths, according to health experts

Long working hours lead to an increase in deaths, according to health experts

Working more than 55 hours a week is a "serious health risk," health experts said after a new study suggested that long hours lead to an increasing ...
COVID-19: DRDO’s anti-coronavirus drug 2-DG is released today

COVID-19: DRDO’s anti-coronavirus drug 2-DG is released today

The first batch of the anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG, developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), will be rel ...
Jet setting dreams based on the Covid-19 pandemic, but flight attendants from Hong Kong are taking on new jobs thanks to “priceless soft skills”.

Jet setting dreams based on the Covid-19 pandemic, but flight attendants from Hong Kong are taking on new jobs thanks to “priceless soft skills”.

Ivy To Wing-ying recalls being on the Cathay Dragon flight to Xiamen in mainland China last July when rumors surfaced that the airline was about to ...
“Rethink the vaccination of children and donate to Covax,” warns the WHO chief of the “deadliest year”.

“Rethink the vaccination of children and donate to Covax,” warns the WHO chief of the “deadliest year”.

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned the world that the second year of the pandemic will be more deadly than the first. ...
The Indian envoy is asking China to stop the price hike on Covid-19 supplies

The Indian envoy is asking China to stop the price hike on Covid-19 supplies

India urges China to help stop soaring prices and increase cargo flights to get much-needed supplies to the pandemic-ravaged country. Indian compa ...
Malaysia, Philippines among Southeast Asian economies struggling with coronavirus resurgence

Malaysia, Philippines among Southeast Asian economies struggling with coronavirus resurgence

The Philippine and Malaysian economies continued to contract in the first three months of the year. This suggests that some of the largest Southea ...

Oil prices are slipping on concerns over a pandemic in India

Oil prices eased Thursday, reversing early gains amid surging COVID-19 infections in India and elsewhere, though prices continued ...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong is expected to see “substantial growth” in the first quarter, but the pandemic will still challenge economic recovery

Coronavirus: Hong Kong is expected to see “substantial growth” in the first quarter, but the pandemic will still challenge economic recovery

Hong Kong will see "significant economic growth" in the first quarter of the year, but the Covid-19 pandemic will still be a barrier to recovery, t ...