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Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...stry in Malacca which is a popular destination for foreign
visitors. "We will rename the virus if we can as we do not want to tarnish the good name of the state," Health Minister Chua Soi Lek was quoted saying by The Star newspaper. "We may name it according to the (actual) place where the patient infect...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...sure that the 10,500 athletes and expected 550,000 foreign
visitors to the Olympics are not scared off, or exposed to any safety risks. Beijing State Administration for Industry and Commerce, one of the departments that oversees the city's food industry, said that dangers do exist but it is taking extensiv...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...g a national heath service that has long relied on foreign
doctors to fill its understaffed hospitals. The ...National Health Service has long relied on skilled foreign
doctors to meet staffing shortfalls, and foreigners have long been drawn to its relatively generous ...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...dent Bush's call to reduce America's dependence on foreign
oil. But before one gets carried away, here is the reality check. Dr. Margo Thorning, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for the American Council for Capital Formation has warned, "AB 32 is likely to cause "leakage" of industry to states ...
Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA
...ls Committee in this case, a WADA spokesman told a foreign
news agency. The criticism comes days after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that it did not have the jurisdiction to deal with the steroids case of Pakistani bowlers Shoaib Akthar and Mohammad Asif. We regret the absence of jurisdi...
When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!
... Administration banned assassination plots against foreign
leaders in 1976, Escalante sees the hand of the CIA in more recent attempts by anti-Castro militants trained by the agency for the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961. Escalante said effective Cuban security measures around Castro and the Cuban lea...
More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens
...Western Australia and also quizzed five doctors of foreign
origin, four of them Indian. However, WA Premier...combing through 31,000 documents - some of them in foreign
languages - seized in the raids, including on laptop computers. The raids follow this week's arres...
Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars
...m as a "Special Economic Zone" to lure much-needed foreign
investment into the country's industrial sector. By 2006, its factories produced exports worth 136 billion dollars, the highest of any Chinese city for the 14th straight year, according to official figures. Many cities across China are experienci...
An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid
...If the United States is to become independent from foreign
sources of petroleum, it has to make it from oil shale, coal or both. We have about equal amounts of reserves of oil shale and coal, at the current rate of usage, to be able to generate petroleum substitutes for the United States for the next 200 ...
Indian Fashion Beckons International Models
... Experts feel the participation of more and more foreign
models will help the Indian fashion weeks gain recognition, much like the events in Milan, London, New York and Paris. "If we want to call ourselves at par with top fashion weeks, we have to be open about including international models," said top p...
Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes
...ls and bans there. Chinese officials have blamed foreign
media for 'sensationalist' reports. Authorities have seized a number of US-made imports on safety concerns in moves widely viewed as retaliatory. However, Sun admitted there was widespread use of dangerous chemicals in China's agricultural and live...
Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape
...ated healthcare budgets have attracted big ticket foreign
investments in several sectors, such as pharmaceut...ent of new regulatory bodies will likely draw more foreign
investors seeking outsourcing opportunities in the country. Additionally, the creation of a suitable...
A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
...ocus is shifting from reliance on fossil fuels and foreign
oil toward renewable fuels and green technology. A...o called for an "Apollo program" and said reducing foreign
dependence on oil was intrinsically tied to national security. "It's frustrating and really...
Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up
...n India above nine percent and a massive inflow of foreign
investment has nevertheless allowed the country to break its image of an impoverished backwater. "India has a tremendous future if we get our act together," he added. The Oberoi Group also operates or owns hotels in Egypt, Australia, Bhutan and C...
Vets To Team Up With Human Health Specialists
...ans and veterinarians and nurses. "If one of these foreign
diseases gets into the country, the effect that it has is directly proportional to the amount of time it takes us to find it, Thacker warns. These observations were heard at the AVMA meet for the launch of a new project One Health. Its goal is to...
China to Make Cuban Dengue Mosquito Killer
...ffective against dengue-carrying mosquitos, Cuba's foreign
ministry said Sunday . Cuban scientists developed and patented Bactivec, a biolarvicide which kills larvae of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the dengue vector, the ministry statement said. According to the agreement, China will defray the cost of bu...
Singapore's Dr. Love Brings Good Sex to Indonesia
...t aligned with any religion... We are not bringing foreign
content to impose on the culture," he responds. "I don't drive the content, they will drive it themselves." The Indonesian programme follows similar campaigns run for 10 days in both Holland and Singapore, though this one is rolling out indefinit...
Brain Tumor Children Poor Performance in Schools
...form worse in school than healthy kids , grades in foreign
language are the most affected and girls have a ha...lower in each school subject, and differed most in foreign
language, especially for girls. More than 58 percent of female patients received grades below an eig...
Three Gene Variants Could Hold Key for HIV Vaccine: Study
...a "major role" in the immune system by identifying foreign
invaders and "tagging" them for destruction. Two of the HLA genes, known as HLA-A and B, are turned off by the HIV virus when it enters the body, which keeps the immune system from recognizing the virus as foreign. However, the HLA-C gene is appa...
China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares
... The announcements come as China faces increasing foreign
pressure over the quality of its exports, with US ...arms. However, he repeated China's position that foreign
media were sowing panic by covering the food product scares. "Most reports have been factual, but ...
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