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Bat Virus, Cause of Covid-19 Evolution, Study Shows

Bat virus has to do something with the evolution of the Covid-19 virus, according to Laotian study.
The Covid-19 virus quickly transforms into different variants and continues to spread around the world. In just a matter of months, more and more people are contracting the disease, young and old. A study discovered that the evolution is due to the bat virus...

Scientists Turn Durian Husks Into Antibacterial Bandage

Who would think that a smelly and non-appetizing fruit to most people can become a lifesaver? Singapore scientists invented an odor-free and eco-friendly antibacterial bandage from durian husks to help wounds heal faster. The rind contains many organic chemical compounds such as saponins, tannins,...

Philippines’ Jollibee to Open More Fast-Food Chains in Europe, Inaugurates First Store this Week

Spain will see more of a happy bee standing in front of a fast-food chain. It means more smiles on everyone’s faces, especially kids who love fried chicken and burgers. JOLLIBEE Foods Corp. (JFC) is about to expand in Spain by adding more stores. It...

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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...