China softens its position on the Corona virus, after protests and clashes with the police | Coronavirus pandemic news

China is softening its tone on the severity of COVID-19 and easing some coronavirus restrictions after anger over the world’s toughest pandemic restrictions sparked protests in several cities across the country, some of which led to clashes with police. With daily cases remaining near record levels even after a prolonged lockdown, China’s Vice Premier Sun … Read more

Plastic ‘usually’ in Ho Chi Minh City leaves piles of waste | Environmental news

Ho Chi Minh City – Kieu Anh Tran heads down a small alley to her workshop in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Inside, her team is busy washing used plastic tarpaulins, cutting patterns, and sewing discarded materials into backpacks, totes, and purses. In the southern city and commercial center of Vietnam, there is … Read more

‘It’s too late to save him’: Indonesian children killed by cough syrup | health news

Medan, Indonesia – When the son of Seti, Muhammad Fajr, fell ill at the end of August of this year, the housewife and the cleaner did not think much about it. The five-year-old had just celebrated Indonesia’s Independence Day with his family at his home in Medan, playing with his mother’s mobile phone to shoot … Read more