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Malaysian Forest Reserves Denuded of Protection, on the Verge of Deforestation

Malaysian forest reserves are in the verge of deforestation due to logging, mining, and oil palm plantation.
Two Malaysian forest reserves in Johor, Malaysia, used to be jungles rich in wildlife diversity. Jemaluang and Tenggaroh are dense forests where elephants, sun bears, and tigers wandered. Extremely endangered However, in 2014, Johor’s list of permanent forest reserves comprises lands taken into private ownership. ...

Digital Payment is the New Normal for Filipinos

Filipinos are starting to embrace digital payment. (JFVelasquez Floro/WikimediaCommons)
The ongoing threat of the worldwide pandemic allows people to start embracing cashless payments. Filipinos see digital payment as the new normal. Filipinos lead the pack of digital payment users. Kaspersky's study noted that Filipinos appeared as the leading e-Cash users when it comes to online...

Vaccinated Travel Lanes: What You Should Know

Singapore will stretch its vaccinated travel lanes to 12-year-old children and below.
Singapore will stretch its vaccinated travel lanes to 12-year-old children and below. The country's move to encourage family travel will start on October 19. The vaccinated travel lanes in the region are accessible for all travel. It can be for business, family visits, or even...

Oxford Economics: Philippines Among Countries with Low Scorecard for Foreign Direct Investment

Oxford Economics noted that the country gained negative scores on infrastructure and logistics, political and business climate, and market size and potential.
Oxford Economics cites the Philippines as one of the countries with a low scorecard for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The country persists in having insufficient resources and business situations, according to the UK think tank. Philippines, least attractive for foreign investments according to Oxford Economics The...

Tourist Attractions in Vietnam to Open by December

Vietnam will open its main tourist attractions to local and foreign visitors to help boost its fluctuating economy.
The pandemic took the world by storm. Now it is taking its toll on everything - from the economy to peoples' lives. Countries all over the world continue to fight and try to live normally as possible. They find ways to overcome the Covid-19...

Face to Face Classes Left Hundreds of Indonesian Children Infected with Covid-19

For most children, going back to school is exciting. The face-to-face classes in schools will enable them to see old friends and classmates(Talking2u News/YouTube)
For most children, going back to school is exciting. The face-to-face classes in schools will enable them to see old friends and classmates. At the same time, they will possibly get infected with the Covid-19 virus. Last month, Indonesia started the face-to-face classes in the...

Flood Dining in Thailand Attracts More Customers

Flood dining is the new trend among restaurants in Thailand.
Thais are not just looking for delicious foods but also for a different experience. Flood dining is the new trend among restaurants in Thailand. Restaurateurs are taking advantage of the tropical storm and heavy monsoon rains. These atmosphere disturbances caused nearby rivers to rise and...

Vaccinated Foreign Maids Can Enter Singapore Starting Nov 1

Starting November 1, vaccinated foreign maids can enter and work in Singapore. (Unwicked/WikimediaCommons)
Starting Nov. 1, vaccinated foreign maids can enter and work in Singapore. The government will accept new applications from Oct. 15, provided they have their vaccinations. Manpower Minister Tan See Leng said they would prioritize homes with immediate and demanding caregiving requirements. It includes sick,...

Lagundi Plant as Supplementary Treatment for Covid-19

The Philippines is eyeing a more natural form of treatment in the lagundi plant as a more natural form of treatment against Covid-19.
Most vaccines and pills used to fight or prevent acquiring the Covid-19 virus contain synthetic ingredients. The Philippines is eyeing a more natural form of treatment in the lagundi plant. What is Lagundi Plant? The lagundi plant (Vitex negundo) is a native shrub that grows in...

Merck’s COVID-19 Pill Rushes Thailand Procurement

Thailand is the latest Asian nation that is rushing to buy Merck's COVID-19 pill.
Thailand is the latest Asian nation that is rushing to buy Merck's COVID-19 pill. The government is already discussing the purchase with Merck & Co to procure 200,000 of the antiviral medicine called molnupiravir. This experimental and orally-taken pill initiates errors in the virus' genetic...

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Malaysian forest reserves are in the verge of deforestation due to logging, mining, and oil palm plantation.

Malaysian Forest Reserves Denuded of Protection, on the Verge of Deforestation

Two Malaysian forest reserves in Johor, Malaysia, used to be jungles rich in wildlife diversity. Jemaluang and Tenggaroh are dense forests where elephants, sun...
Filipinos are starting to embrace digital payment. (JFVelasquez Floro/WikimediaCommons)

Digital Payment is the New Normal for Filipinos

The ongoing threat of the worldwide pandemic allows people to start embracing cashless payments. Filipinos see digital payment as the new normal. Filipinos lead the...
Singapore will stretch its vaccinated travel lanes to 12-year-old children and below.

Vaccinated Travel Lanes: What You Should Know

Singapore will stretch its vaccinated travel lanes to 12-year-old children and below. The country's move to encourage family travel will start on October 19. The...