Monthly Archive: May 2017

Hong Kong Police find drugs in abandoned car

Police Find Drugs In Car Abandoned By Driver

26 May 2017 – Police found drugs under the carpet of a Lexus IS300 after the car crashed into a police motorcycle and a light goods vehicle in Sham Shui...

Taiwan first in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage

Taiwan First In Asia To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

25 May 2017 – In a first for Asia, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last night, punctuating a years-long campaign by advocates for gay rights in...

Ethiopia’s Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

24 May 2017 – Africa, where deadly viruses such as HIV, Ebola and Zika emerged, has its first chief of the U.N. health agency. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian...

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rules

23 May 2017 –  Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper yesterday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration...

Bomb At Bangkok Hospital Wounds More Than 20

Bomb At Thai Hospital Wounds More Than 20

22 May 2017 – A bomb exploded at an army-run hospital in Bangkok today, the third anniversary of a military coup, and authorities said more than 20 people were wounded....

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

Greece says new bailout terms agreed with lenders

02 May 2017 – Greek government officials said today they have reached an agreement with its creditors on the terms to restart bailout loan payouts, following months of tough negotiations....

Belarus opposition leader jailed before planned protest

Belarus opposition leader jailed before planned protest

01 May 2017 – The wife of a leading opposition figure in Belarus says he has been arrested and jailed on the eve of a planned protest. Maria Adamovich...