Category: General World News

Mitsutoki Shigeta: ‘Baby factory’ dad wins paternity rights

The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Asian shares drop ahead of U.S. federal reserve notes

Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday after a U.S. holiday and attention turned to the U.S. Federal Reserve. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Experts: Underwater Archaeology Site Imperiled in Mexico

Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world. Subaquatic archaeologist Guillermo de Anda said the cave system’s historical span […]

Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns

Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests. read more >>> Source:: BBC

More Newborns Dying in West, Central Africa as ‘World Fails Poorest Babies’

More babies are dying each year in West and Central Africa even as child health improves overall, aid agencies said on Tuesday, calling the region’s newborn death rate a “hidden tragedy.” Five of the 10 most dangerous countries to be born are in West and […]

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

Every year 2.6m babies around the world don’t survive beyond a month but Malawi’s number is dropping. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Bloating could be a sign of this terrible illness: Women warned to visit doctor

WOMEN could be buying probiotic yoghurts instead of seeking medical health for a key symptom of cancer, a charity has warned. read more >>> Source:: The Daily Express

Togo Charity Wins Award for Improving Access to Safe Drinking Water

An African charity that improved access to drinking water and sanitation and reduced the chance of cholera deaths in a village in Togo was on Monday awarded the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize. The award is granted every three years for outstanding grassroots projects to […]

Singapore’s budget was geared to progressive outcomes

Singapore aims for more progressive spending plans, but a higher goods and services tax could be seen as regressive, says Vishnu Varathan of Mizuho Bank. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Push to repeal bylaw allowing stores north of Toronto to open on Family Day

Labour groups and some politicians are pushing to repeal a bylaw that allows retailers north of Toronto to stay open on holidays such as Family Day. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

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