In a pandemic era when COVID-19 death toll has reached 2 million worldwide, everyone has been anxiously waiting for the vaccines reaching those in need and actually turning things around. But if you think twice about it, the whole human history is actually a continuous battle between us and different kinds of pandemics.
A new Japanese beer will hit the shelves next month despite a misspelling on its logo as "lagar," its maker Sapporo Breweries Ltd. has said, after the error set social media abuzz and drew consumer support.
With less than 15 days into 2021, a pall of new health scare is hanging over Japan, India and at least 10 countries in Europe – France, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Sweden, Poland and Ukraine.
The FBI is tracking an "extensive amount of concerning online chatter," including calls for armed protests leading up to next week's presidential inauguration, Director Chris Wray said Thursday (Jan. 14).
Airbnb Chief Executive Officer Brian Chesky on Thursday (Jan. 14) predicted travel would permanently change due to the pandemic with people seeking out thousands of smaller cities and spending more time visiting friends and family.
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday (Jan. 14) to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prolonged economic fallout.
Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here Thursday (Jan. 14), and both sides pledged to carry on a joint fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and promote bilateral cooperation in all areas to a new high.
The British government on Thursday (Jan. 14) announced its decision to ban arrivals from more than a dozen South American countries and Portugal Friday (Jan. 15) following the detection of a new coronavirus variant.
China will respond with a welcoming gesture if the new United States administration returns to multilateralism, though the practice of advancing a faked multilateralism would only lead the world to new divisions and conflicts, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.
Intel has named Pat Gelsinger as its new chief executive officer, replacing Bob Swan after a rocky two-year run. The chipmaker recruited Gelsinger from software firm VMWare, calling him a "highly respected CEO and industry veteran" in a release. Gelsinger, who has been VMWare's CEO for about the past decade, will take the helm at Intel on February 15.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged Howard Schultz, Starbucks Corporation's chairman emeritus, and the company to continue to play a positive role in advancing China-U.S. economic and trade cooperation and bilateral ties.
In a reply letter to Schultz on Jan. 6, Xi stressed that under the leadership of the Communist Party of China, the 1.4 billion Chinese people have made long-term and arduous efforts to build a moderately prosperous society in all respects and pursue socialist modernization.
Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca on Wednesday (Jan. 13) received the Chinese COVID-19 Sinovac vaccine along with Turkey's advisory science council members, one day before the nationwide vaccination begins.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has backed a standardization of the naming system for COVID-19 strains, to avoid stigmatizing the country where the strains are first identified and to avoid "geopolitical issues."