Day: July 3, 2020

Sea turtles find protection from Senegal fishermen

Senegalese fishermen save a sea turtle from their fishing nets in Joal, Senegal, on June 16, 2020, where people are being made aware of the importance to save endangered species, which regulate the ecosystem and help maintain fish abundance. (AFP) JOAL-FADIOUTH, Senegal–In a classic case of “poacher turning gamekeeper”, the fishermen of Senegal have joined […]

China’s CRRC Celebrates International Day of Cooperatives with Strengthened Ties and More Support for Australian Rail Industry

SYDNEY, July 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — One of the world’s largest rail transportation equipment companies, China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC, 1766.HK), has recently released the 2019 Australian Corporate Social Responsibility Report. Highlighting the company’s efforts to support local partners through deep integration, the report speaks to the results of these partnerships and commits to […]

Former world leaders warn against Israel annexation plan

Palestinian demonstrators hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest Israel’s plan to annex parts of the West Bank and Trump’s Mideast initiative. (AP) UNITED NATIONS  — A group of former world leaders urged European leaders on Friday to keep pressuring Israel against annexation of parts of the West Bank, warning against complacency after Israel […]

Duterte signs terror law amid wide opposition

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the sweeping antiterrorism law on Friday, ignoring loud and strong opposition from diverse groups and individuals, including former members of a Moro separatist movement who warned that it would violate civil and political rights and the Constitution itself. “The signing of the aforesaid law demonstrates our serious commitment to stamp out […]

Stress and PH millennials amid pandemic: What surveys found

There’s nothing like a commute-free lifestyle that allows more time with family to reduce one’s stress levels—even amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This is one significant finding of a global pulse survey conducted among millennials by multinational professional services Deloitte, which also reflects how Filipino millennials are feeling about and dealing with the health crisis. ADVERTISEMENT […]

Biggest 1-day hike in COVID-19 cases

The Department of Health (DOH) recorded on Friday the highest single-day increase in the number of cases of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as it posted 1,531 new cases, bringing the national caseload to 40,336. The DOH announced the data as the World Health Organization (WHO) urged the government to strengthen its contact tracing efforts […]

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