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Oxfam investigates new sexual abuse cases

Oxfam investigates new sexual abuse cases

Oxfam revealed yesterday it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct since the crisis erupted over its handling of a 2011 prostitution scandal in Haiti, which the British charity called a “wake-up...

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


A personal worst award of subway riding in NY

A personal worst award of subway riding in NY

This is one contest no New York City subway rider wants to win....

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


PM’s confidants named in graft probe

PM’s confidants named in graft probe

Israeli police have arrested the controlling shareholder and CEO of the country’s biggest telecoms company, as well as two former officials with close ties to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a corruption...

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


Bones of Ice Age animals found in big flooded cave

Bones of Ice Age animals found in big flooded cave

ARCHAEOLOGISTS exploring the world’s biggest flooded cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human remains at least 9,000 years old and the bones of animals who roamed the earth during the last Ice Age. A ...

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


SK-US to reveal drill plan next month

SK-US to reveal drill plan next month

SOUTH Korea and the United States will announce plans before April for a postponed joint military drill, South Korea’s defense minister said yesterday. Seoul and Washington had agreed to postpone the ...

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


Joint Korea Winter Asian Games proposed

Joint Korea Winter Asian Games proposed

NORTH Korea could co-host the 2021 Winter Asian Games with South Korea, a top Pyongyang sports official said yesterday as the two countries’ unified ice hockey team played its last Olympic match. The ...

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


Iran strives to search for jet crash bodies

Iran strives to search for jet crash bodies

IRANIAN rescue teams struggled to recover bodies yesterday from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in hazardous terrain near a mountain peak on Sunday with 66 people on board. “Deep and dangerous crevices ...

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


Japanese wins Thai custody of 13 surrogate kids

Japanese wins Thai custody of 13 surrogate kids

A WEALTHY Japanese man was yesterday granted “sole parent” rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, in a court ruling that paves the way for him to take them to Japan....

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


TEPCO ordered to pay up over 102-year-old’s suicide

TEPCO ordered to pay up over 102-year-old’s suicide

A JAPANESE court yesterday ordered the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to compensate relatives of a 102-year-old man who killed himself at the prospect of fleeing his home....

February 21, 2018, Wednesday


Study: Light exercise can cut risk of death in older men

Study: Light exercise can cut risk of death in older men

A FEW hours a week of light exercise — walking the dog, puttering about in the garden — lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief, researchers say....

February 21, 2018, Wednesday




 

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