Cancer

Thanks;WHO&G. Reboux Published;FEB,01 Key facts • Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and was responsible for 8.8 million deaths in 2015. Globally, nearly 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer. • Approximately 70% of deaths from cancer occur in low- and middle-income countries. • Around one third of deaths from cancer…

Starbucks has launched a “new retail” strategic partnership with Alibaba.

Thanks;Jeffrey Towson So Starbucks has launched a “new retail” strategic partnership with Alibaba. And in doing so they are leapfrogging to the front of digital and consumer China. Kudos. That’s impressive. And it’s pretty bad news for Luckin Coffee. The Alibaba-Starbucks deal, as announced, has three components: 1) A tie-in with Ele.me for delivery. The…

UN, EU hail Bangsamoro law as milestone in road to peace

Thanks;RICHARD A. REYES/AsiaNewsNetwork Published;July,29 MINDANAO ON THEIR MINDS Members of the bicameral conference committee and the Bangsamoro Transition Committee celebrate the approval of the draft Bangsamoro Organic Law on July 18 UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called a new law in the Philippines creating a Muslim autonomous region “a landmark achievement…

Evolving Trends and Hottest Ingredients in Sun Protection

Thanks; Maria Coronado Robles Published:JUNE 18TH, 2017 As consumers are shifting to healthier lifestyles what is inside the products is becoming more important. More than ever before, consumers are questioning the ingredients and their sources and this is having an impact on the ingredients market. Protection at the heart of consumer preferences In a little over 50 years, the sun protection industry has evolved tremendously in both the level and type…

These are the countries where spanking is illegal

Thanks;Jacqueline Howard, CNN Published ; Updated 0308 GMT (1108 HKT) March 13, 2018 Story highlights “Explaining why a behavior is wrong is the most common form of discipline used across countries,” one expert says Here’s where spanking and other forms of corporal punishment in the home are illegal (CNN)Most parents know the proverb, “spare the…

Leeds University is named ‘University of the Year’

Thanks;EVENING POST-yorkshire Leeds University has been named University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 after twice finishing runner up for the prize. The guide said that strong results in the National Student Survey have helped Leeds to three successive rises in the league table to now stand…

Education Department probing whether Yale discriminates against men

Thanks;Jacqueline Thomsen Published;2 hrs ago/May 22 © Provided by The Hill The Education Department is investigating whether Yale University discriminates against men by offering specific programs and scholarships for women. Inside Higher Ed reported Monday that the department launched the probe last month after a student who is not affiliated with the university filed a…