Australia says man returned from Europe likely has monkey pox | health news

A man in his forties developed the disease, characterized by a characteristic rash, a few days after returning home to Sydney. Australian authorities have identified a likely case of monkeypox in a man who recently returned from Europe, as Canada confirmed the first two cases, amid a growing outbreak of the rare disease in non-endemic … Read more

Australia says man returned from Europe likely has monkey pox | health news

A man in his forties developed the disease, characterized by a characteristic rash, a few days after returning home to Sydney. Australian authorities have identified a likely case of monkeypox in a man who recently returned from Europe, as Canada confirmed the first two cases, amid a growing outbreak of the rare disease in non-endemic … Read more

North Korea shuns outside help as COVID catastrophe looms | Coronavirus pandemic News

Hwaseong, South Korea – North Korea can use aid against COVID-19 like no other country. The country’s population is unvaccinated and prone to diseases due to chronic malnutrition. The dilapidated health care system has no stocks of basic drugs and equipment. But even as North Korea faces the prospect of humanitarian catastrophe amid the first … Read more

The geometric beauty of Singapore’s social housing tables – in photos | Art and design

Despite living in social housing all his life, Singapore-based photography hobbyist Jonathan Tan has never paid much attention to the geometric marvels ahead. Then, for his 2020 project Lepak Downstairs, he used an iPhone and a selfie stick to capture the old, tiled concrete stools and tables that dotted Singapore’s residential areas. “Singaporeans are so … Read more

Analysis-Shanghai COVID crisis puts political spotlight on key Xi ally

BEIJING (Reuters) – As Shanghai Communist Party head Li Qiang is politically bruised by the city’s struggles to tame a COVID-19 outbreak that has infuriated residents and caused severe economic damage, there is little sign of that. FILE PHOTO: Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang speaks at the opening ceremony of the World Artificial Intelligence Conference … Read more

As Vietnam reopens, villagers look for more sustainable tourism | Tourism

Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam – Dien Bien Phu, a remote, mountainous province in northwestern Vietnam, is famous for the 1954 battle of the same name in which the Viet Minh resistance army defeated superior French forces to end a century of colonial rule. Today, the province is known for something far less glorious: grinding poverty. … Read more

Brawling Bangkok: Fight Club Thailand – in pictures | art and design

Harsh floodlights and street lamps illuminate a vicious brawl between two shirtless men as the screams of an adrenaline-fuelled crowd reverberate beneath a grubby Bangkok underpass. They participate in an event of Fight Club Thailand, an underground organization that organizes unauthorized fights of various martial arts disciplines

Does China’s security pact with the Solomon Islands really matter to the voters of the Australian Pacific Islands?

China’s security pact with the Solomon Islands came as no surprise to Stella Robinson. The Papua New Guinean-born Australian, who lives in Brisbane, said the deal was a sign that Australia was taking the Pacific for granted. “References have been made by various Australian politicians, always about the family in the Pacific, the neighborhood in … Read more

Apple supplier suspends production at two Chinese factories | Corona pandemic

Operations at factories in Kunshan in eastern China were halted after cases of COVID-19 were reported, a report said. A subsidiary of Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group has closed two factories outside Shanghai after new COVID-19 cases were reported on the ground, the company said Monday. The factories of Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited, also known … Read more

Apple supplier suspends production at two Chinese factories | Corona pandemic

Operations at factories in Kunshan in eastern China were halted after cases of COVID-19 were reported, the report said. A subsidiary of Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group has closed two factories outside Shanghai after new Covid-19 cases were reported on the ground, the company said Monday. The factories of Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited, also known … Read more