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The coronavirus pandemic has hit women worldwide with job losses and closures of childcare centers. Yet a surprising bright spot is emerging: India’s US$200bil (RM817.26bil) technology services industry, where new rules are expected to provide female workers with a broad swath of flexible work arrangements and fresh employment opportunities.
Swollen and painful joints don’t happen only to the old; even children can get conditions like juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
BANGKOK, Nov 2 (The Straits Times/ANN): Yangon residents have been holed up at home in the run-up to Myanmar's Nov 8 general election because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
New governor looks at measures to boost economy
KUALA LUMPUR: CGS-CIMB Equities Research is keeping it Neutral stance on the real estate investment trust (REIT) sector given the cautious recovery outlook in 2H20F for the retail malls and hotel players, brought about by the conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).
The implementation of the Universal Salt Iodisation in Malaysia will help increase iodine intake in society.
ABOUT 27.7% (1 out of 4) Indonesian children under five years of age remain stunted, despite massive efforts by the government. This figure from the Health Ministry’s 2019 Basic Health Survey (Riskedas) indicates an improvement from the 2018 national average of 31.8%. But with a stunting prevalence of 42.6% East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) — one of the archipelago’s most deprived and neglected regions — is perhaps a better gauge of the nation’s success, if not trials and tribulations, in its ongoing battle against this scourge.
VIENTIANE, Sept 25 (The Vientiane Times/ANN): The Covid-19 pandemic threatens hard-won gains in the health and education of Lao children, who could lose half a year of schooling on average, a new World Bank Group analysis has found.