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Covid-19 rates could go up in Ramadan, worries WHO

Wednesday, April 14, 2021: Covid-19 pandemic may get worse this Ramadan in certain countries, feared World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO expressed its concern...

One killed as Bangladesh police open fires on Covid-19 protesters

Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Angered with the nationwide lockdown due to the rise in Coronavirus infections, many had taken to the streets protesting against...

Food industry accused of ‘leveraging pandemic’ to peddle unhealthy products

Food and drink producers are leveraging the coronavirus pandemic to push unhealthy products such as alcohol, sugar-laden soft drinks and fatty fast food on...

Gokada CEO found ‘decapitated and dismembered’ in luxury New York apartment

A technology entrepreneur who founded Nigeria’s Gokada ride-hailing app was found decapitated and dismembered in a luxury New York apartment with a power saw...

India’s Bank of Baroda sues NMC Health founder BR Shetty over bad loans

INDIA’S Bank of Baroda has sued UAE-headquartered NMC Health group’s owner Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty for allegedly breaching an agreement to provide 16 assets as...

Amazon mistakenly tells workers to take TikTok app off phones

AMAZON mistakenly sent workers an email telling them to dump the TikTok mobile application from their cell phones because of security concerns on Friday...

Amazon pledges $2 billion to projects fighting climate change

AMAZON on Tuesday (23) pledged to invest $2 billion in projects aimed at combatting climate change, stepping up efforts to reduce the carbon footprint...

World to witness worst recession in 150 years due to Covid-19: World Bank

THE Covid-19 pandemic inflicted a "swift and massive shock" that has caused the broadest collapse of the global economy since 1870 despite unprecedented government...

Top supplier Malaysia sees no quick end to shortages in $8 billion gloves industry

A global shortage of medical gloves due to a coronavirus-driven surge in demand will carry over into next year, Malaysia, the world's biggest gloves...

COVID-19: EU to borrow $8.5 billion

THE European Commission on Wednesday (27) proposed borrowing €7.7 billion ($8.49 billion) on financial markets to fund extra spending on vaccines, drugs and healthcare...