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Diabetes: What you need to know

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, a disease that causes high blood sugar. Normally, your body produces insulin, a hormone that helps regulate blood sugar levels. With diabetes, your body either can't produce enough insulin or can't properly use the insulin it does produce. This causes...

New Zealand orders quarantine for returning citizens in COVID-19 battle

SYDNEY: New Zealand will begin moving citizens to compulsory quarantine from Friday (Apr 10) as they return from overseas, stepping up its efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 halfway through a four-week nationwide lockdown.The shutdown began in late March in the Pacific...

In his latest football chapter, Tom Brady has officially become an open book

In his latest football chapter, Tom Brady has officially become an...

Maundy Thursday recalls Jesus’ humility in washing of disciples’ feet – The Manila Times

THE Easter Triduum, a three-day period leading to the resurrection of Christ and considered the most solemn part of the Holy Week, starts this Maundy Thursday. “Maundy Thursday is the beginning of the Easter Triduum which culminates in the evening of Saturday for the celebration of the Paschal Vigil leading to the Resurrection of Jesus,” said   Fr. Jerome Secillano,...

Gov’t tenants get larger rent cut

(To watch the full press conference with sign language interpretation, click here.)   The Government today announced it will increase rental concessions for tenants and hirers of government premises from 50% to 75% for the April to September period under its latest package of measures to relieve the financial burden of individuals and businesses during the COVID-19 epidemic.Announcing the measures...

Daily Markets Briefing: STI down 1.26%

Genting Sing led the gains amongst top active stocks with a 2.76% expansion. The Straits Times Index ended 32.45 or 1.26% lower at 2,539.44. The top active stocks were Singtel, which edged down 2.25%, DBS, which dropped 1.47%, SGX, which grew 2.19%, OCBC Bank, which slid 1.34%, and Genting Sing with a 2.76% increase. The FTSE Mid...

Time to buy video conferencing stocks: advisor

Gerber Kawasaki's Ross Gerber recommends buying stocks of video conferencing startups like Slack and Zoom over tech titans Microsoft and Cisco as people stay at home amid the lockdown. Source link

Malaysia’s Grandiose Education Ambitions a Mess

By: Murray HunterIn 2015, Muhyiddin Yassin, then Malaysia’s education minister, midwifed an ambitious Education Blueprint 2015-2025 that laid out a vision to make the country a regional education powerhouse drawing on foreign students from Africa, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Middle East, Central Asia and China. Muhyiddin, now the country’s prime minister, envisioned a foreign and domestic student...