WHO Experts Arrive in China to Probe Pandemic’s Origins

A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.The 10-member international team flew into Wuhan after a direct flight from Singapore and …

Posted in General January 14, 2021

Asian Markets On the Rise Wednesday

Asian markets are mostly higher Wednesday with investors apparently looking past the political crisis in the United States and focusing more on the introduction of new COVID-19 vaccines. The Nikkei index in Japan finished up more than one percent. Aus…

Posted in General January 13, 2021

Netherlands PM Extends COVID-19 Lockdown to February 9

Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced Tuesday the government is extending its COVID-19 restrictions by three weeks, to February 9, expressing concern about the new so-called “British variant” of the virus. At a televised news conference in Th…

Posted in General January 12, 2021

Parler Social Network Sues Amazon After Ban

Social media platform Parler has sued Amazon in response to being removed from Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company’s web hosting services. Calling the deplatforming a “death blow,” Parler said Amazon engaged in antitrust violations, breached its con…

Posted in General January 11, 2021