Sweden signs NATO request, Finland formally endorses move

Finland’s Parliament has overwhelmingly endorsed a bid from the Nordic country’s government to join NATO Stockholm: Finland’s Parliament has overwhelmingly endorsed a bid from the Nordic country’s government to join NATO. Lawmakers at the 200-seat Eduskunta legislature voted 188-8 Tuesday to approve Finland seeking membership in the 30-member Western military alliance.   The vote was […]

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Pioneering Innovation Through Smart Collaboration

AsianScientist (May. 12, 2022) – From television sets and hairdryers to efficient energy solutions in homes all over the region, Panasonic has spent the last century developing and marketing electronics in Asian markets. There is no doubt the Japanese tech giant is more than equipped with the resources and expertise needed to contribute to the […]

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Stories you might’ve missed, May 15

– Advertisement – VIDEO: 7-year-old school boy abducted in broad daylight, police urge parents to monitor their children’s whereabouts, to avoid such kidnappings   Photo: Taken from Canva.com/used for illustration purposes only A 7-year-old boy was walking home from school when a mentally disabled man tried abducting him. Dashboard camera footage of the incident, which […]

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Ukraine latest: Russians retreat from Kharkiv, Kyiv says

The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on Feb. 24 continues, with casualties mounting on both sides. Ukrainian forces are putting up resistance in the east, where the focus of the war has shifted, and President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regularly calls on the world to do more to help. Governments around the globe have imposed heavy […]

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Politics of denial: South Korean war crimes in Vietnam

In 2018, two survivors of massacre perpetrated by South Korean troops in Vietnam during the Vietnamese-American war, instigated the People’s Tribunal on War Crimes by South Korean Troops during the Vietnam War. This signalled a watershed moment in the history of civil activism and transitional justice in South Korea; yet, there is still much to […]

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Reform WHO for a better world: Modi

The prime minister said there was a need for building a resilient global supply chain and enabling equitable access to vaccines & medicines New Delhi: Calling attention to the fact that India fully vaccinated almost 90 per cent of its adult population and more than 50 million of its children, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on […]

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Climate Change Controlled Where Early Humans Lived

Asian Scientist (May 11, 2022) – Astronomically driven climate change influenced where various archaic humans—a broad group including Homo sapiens, Denisovans, and Homo neanderthalensis who roamed the earth about 2.3 million years ago—lived and when they moved to new locations. The link was clearly established in a recent Nature study by an international research team, […]

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Stories you might’ve missed, May 10

VIDEO: Employees get punched in the face — Fight between several men at Cecil Street nightclub Photo: FB screengrab/Singapore Incidents A fight broke out between several men in front of a nightclub along 133 Cecil Street. A video of the incident, with the caption, “Fierce,” was posted on Facebook page Singapore Incidents on Sunday (May 8). According […]

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