Singapore has introduced the Safe Sport Programme to address abuse and harassment in sport, a progression from the Safe Sport Commission launched in 2019.
Malaysia will buy additional doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total secured to 32 million, enough to cover half of its population, the country's science minister said on Monday. The Southeast Asian country last month embarked on a nationwide vaccination programme, targeting to inoculate 80% of its 32 million people by February 2022. "All of the Pfizer vaccines secured so far are expected to be delivered by this year," science minister Khairy Jamaluddin said at a virtual news conference.
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The duchess was keen to lavish praise on the 94-year-old monarch.
A Thai prosecutor on Monday indicted 18 activists for their roles in anti-government rallies last year by a protest movement that has brought unprecedented challenges to the royal palace and military-dominated establishment. The youth-led movement sprang up last year calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former junta leader, and reform of the powerful Thai monarchy, breaking a longstanding taboo under the country's lese majeste law. Those indicted included three prominent leaders charged with sedition and lese majeste during rallies in September, where tens of thousands escalated calls for monarchy reforms.
Portland was hit by a hailstorm on the afternoon of March 7.Showers were predicted to bring bursts of thunder and hail to Portland during the day, according to the National Weather Service. Local media described the weather event as a “sudden hailstorm” that returned to blue skies shortly after.“Crazy hail in the Hollywood District of Portland,” Charlie Phillips wrote in a Twitter post accompanying this video showing the hailstorm. Credit: Charlie Phillips via Storyful
MARCH 8 — In 2000, I practised regularly on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass as I lived in Jacksonville, Florida, for nearly a year after I moved to the United States to pursue my PGA TOUR...
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan had scores to settle in their tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey Sunday -- but they also offered a generous glimpse of their "fairytale" new family life far from the monarchy.
Kasperi Kapanen had a goal and two assists Sunday and the Pittsburgh Penguins scored three times in a 61-second span of the first period en route to a 5-1 win over the visiting New York Rangers. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist, and John Marino, Sidney Crosby and Zach Aston-Reese also scored for Pittsburgh, which improved to 10-2-0 at home. Goaltender Casey DeSmith, playing for the second time since Feb. 11, stopped 23 of 24 New York shots.
Meghan said Archie learning the word 'hydrate' was 'hysterical'.
Jill Biden sees a teachable moment in the depths of the coronavirus pandemic. A teacher herself, Biden praised the small circle of parents, teachers and administrators for working together to help reopen Fort LeBoeuf. “We've been through really tough, hard times, but I think the one good thing about educators that I love — and that includes the cafeteria workers, the bus drivers, the teachers, everyone involved — is we’ve all learned from this," Biden said of the pandemic and its emotional, social and human toll.
PETALING JAYA, Mar 8 — A former butler to the British royal family has been slammed online for suggesting that one must never eat rice with one’s hands or fingers. Grant Harrold, who once served...
Meghan Markle opened up about battling suicidal thoughts, Prince Harry disclosed a painful rift with his father -- and both settled a fair few scores in their history-making interview with Oprah Winfrey.
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 8 — Malaysia will receive 32 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines by this year as part of a new agreement signed with the government, Minister of Science, Technology, and...
Earlier this month, Loren Hughes, a longtime resident of the U.S. Virgin Islands, noticed specks of an oily substance covering his home, as well as those owned by his neighbors. For Hughes, 46, it brought back memories of the last time St. Croix's long-idled refinery was operating, roughly a decade earlier. The refinery restarted last month, bringing back hundreds of jobs - but for nearby residents, they say it also brought difficulty breathing, headaches and watery eyes.
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With President Joe Biden on the verge of his first big legislative victory, a key moderate Democrat says he's open to changing Senate rules that could allow for more party-line votes to push through other parts of the White House’s agenda such as voting rights. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin stressed Sunday that he wants to keep the procedural hurdle known as the filibuster, saying major legislation should always have significant input from the minority party. One example: the “talking filibuster,” which requires senators to slow a bill by holding the floor, but then grants an “up or down” simple majority vote if they give up.
Andy Lau, Sandra Ng and Stephen Chow were among many spotted at the Hung Hom Universal Parlour
Japan's COVID-19 inoculation campaign is moving at a glacial pace, hampered by a lack of supply and a shortage of specialty syringes that underscore the enormous challenge it faces in its aim to vaccinate every adult by the year's end. At the current rate, it would take 126 years to vaccinate Japan's population of 126 million. By contrast, South Korea, which began its vaccinations a week later than Japan, had administered nearly seven times more shots as of Sunday.
Allen had already claimed 1-13 from his four tidy overs, helping restrict Sri Lanka to a modest 131-4 in the third match at the Coolidge Cricket Ground. Sri Lanka elected to bat but were reduced to 47-4 at the halfway stage of their innings, raising some doubt as to whether they could bat out their full quota of 20 overs. Dinesh Chandimal made 54 not out and Ashen Bandara remained unbeaten on 44 to help them to a competitive total on a slow track.