Tag: Asia

Asia Returns to Traditional Greetings to Curb Corona Spread

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2020

Traditional greetings involving bows and nods are being encouraged across Asia as the coronavirus continues its energetic spread throughout the region. Asian non-contact greetings are ... Read More

Indonesia to Convert Old Oil Refineries into Biofuel Plants

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2018

Indonesia is looking into the possibility of converting two of the country’s older crude oil refineries into plants, for the production of biofuels, a cabinet ... Read More

MH370 Controls Were Likely Deliberately Manipulated – Investigators

Henry Solomon- July 30, 2018

Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off ... Read More

I am Tired, Old, Want to Cede Power Early – Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines

Henry Solomon- February 28, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he is tired and old and would want to cede power early. Duterte cleared the air Wednesday as he sought ... Read More

Global Warning: 1 Out of World’s 6,000 Languages Disappears in Every 2 Weeks

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2018

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has warned that at least one out of the world’s estimated 6,000 languages disappears every two weeks. ... Read More

Osinbajo Blows Hot, Warns Neighbouring Countries

AMT Tanimu- November 28, 2017

Laolu Akande, Abuja: Let me again thank you all for your attendance at this Quarterly Business Forum on agriculture, agribusiness, and the agro allied value ... Read More

Oil Prices Poised To Rise Above $60 Rise On Tightening Supply, Strong Demand

Abdul Jimoh- October 23, 2017

Investors in doubt over OPEC Oil output deal Oil prices rose on Monday over supply concerns in the Middle East and as the U.S. market ... Read More

Ruling Party In India To Be Tried For Conspiracy

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2017

Supreme Court in India on Wednesday ordered that the co-founder of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, LK Advani, and other leaders be tried for criminal ... Read More

U.S. Issues ‘Last Warning’ To North Korea

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2017

The U.S. has  issued what seemed to be its “last warning” to North Korea over its continued launch of ballistic missiles that threaten the country ... Read More

Armyworm A Threat To Maize In Africa

Henry Solomon- February 6, 2017

Scientists tracking a crop-destroying caterpillar known as armyworm say it is now spreading rapidly across mainland Africa and could reach tropical Asia and the Mediterranean ... Read More

Facebook To Learn From The Deleting of Vietnam Photo

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2016

Facebook Inc will learn from a mistake it made by deleting a historic Vietnam War photo of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack, the ... Read More

Duterte Expresses Regret Over Insulting Remarks On Obama

Henry Solomon- September 6, 2016

Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte has offered apologize to the United States President Barack Obama for calling him a "son of a bitch", the remarks that prompted US ... Read More

Samsung Smartphone you should not buy this year

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2016

Smartphone giants Samsung, has recalled its flagship product, Galaxy Note 7. The device was recalled due to fire-prone batteries which was reported to have caught fire ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Possible Debris Arrives Australia For Testing

Henry Solomon- March 21, 2016

(Photo: NBC) Possible debris from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, found earlier this month off the southeast African coast two years after its disappearance which ... Read More

Nigeria Marks World Pneumonia Day Amid Lamentations

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 13, 2014

Rabi Abdallah Nigeria joins the rest of the world Wednesday to commemorate the world Pneumonia day with special attention on immunization. Experts converged on Abuja ... Read More

2014 World Rabies Day; Public Awareness on Available Free Treatment For Victims

Henry Solomon- September 30, 2014

By Rabi Abdallah Rabies is a deadly zonotic viral disease of mammals transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. Although the disease was widely ... Read More