UN: Huge Changes in Society Needed to Make Peace with Nature

Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, so the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics and daily life, a new United Nations report said.Unlike past U.N. …

Posted in General February 18, 2021

Three North Koreans Indicted in Sony Hack

The U.S. Justice Department has indicted three North Korean computer programmers for trying to extort and steal more than $1.3 billion as part of a global cyber scheme that included the 2014 hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment.A Canadian American who a…

Posted in General February 17, 2021

Asian Markets Post Modest, But Steady Gains Monday

Asian markets finished mostly higher in limited trading activity Monday, spurred on by optimism over the release of more COVID-19 vaccines and a steady decline of new coronavirus cases. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index finished 1.2% higher. The S&P/AS…

Posted in General February 16, 2021

Google to Pay Australia Media Company to Host News Material

SYDNEY – The information technology giant Google has agreed to pay an Australian media company to host news material ahead of a planned mandatory bargaining code. Google’s deal with Seven West Media, which publishes the Perth-based West Australian news…

Posted in General February 16, 2021

Myanmar Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases, One More Death

Myanmar recorded 16 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 yesterday, bringing its total tally to 141,601, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.One more death was reported, bringing the death toll to 3,189, the release said.According to the mi…

Posted in Health February 15, 2021

Myanmar Military Leaders Extend Detention of Suu Kyi

Protesters in Myanmar on Monday denounced the military government’s decision to extend ousted leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi’s detention until Wednesday.Troops and military vehicles were out in force Monday in an increased security presence in major cities.I…

Myanmar Military Leaders Extend Detention of Suu Kyi

Protesters in Myanmar on Monday denounced the military government’s decision to extend ousted leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi’s detention until Wednesday.Troops and military vehicles were out in force Monday in an increased security presence in major cities.I…