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Marijuana Farming in Malaysia Seeks Legalization

Marijuana plant (Michael Fischer/Pexels)
Malaysian Muda founder hopes for the legalization of marijuana farming for economic and health reasons. Marijuana has a bad reputation for its harmful effects on humans. Some people use it for medical purposes, while others use it for recreation. What is Marijuana? Marijuana is a greenish-gray...

Smuggled Carrots Enter Philippine Markets

Smuggled carrots are up for sale in the market (WikimediaCommons/Domdomegg)
Smuggled carrots believed to come from China worry authorities and farmers. It's not just about the pesticide that clings to the root crops. They are also concerned about the price. In the past few days, carrot price in the market has gone down. Consumers are...

Looming Civil War in Myanmar Urges UN to Act Immediately

Political unrest in Burma excludes no one, even the children.
Myanmar is on the verge of an intensifying civil war due to the country's military rule. The military's displacement of Aung San Suu Kyi in February caused chaos and an impending nationwide revolution. The oust destroyed a decade of preliminary steps towards democracy. All...

Panasonic Ceases Singapore Operation Affecting 700 workers

Panasonic to stop Singapore operation due to arduous worldwide business standpoint.
The pandemic is evidently taking its toll on different businesses around the world. Panasonic will shut down its Singapore refrigeration compressor manufacturing operations. The closure is due to the unbearable global business projection. It includes the prolonged business strategic evaluation of the refrigeration compressor...

Vietnam’s Resolution 105 Subsidizes Pandemic-Stricken Businesses

Vietnam's Resolution 105 will help revive the country's dwindling economy.
Vietnam proclaimed a new law called Resolution 105 to subsidize pandemic-stricken businesses in the country. It will help speed up the proliferation of the country's collapsing economy. On September 9, Resolution 105 went into effect to support household businesses and cooperatives. It will also help...

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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Malaysia Should Add More Value on Exports

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