Media Watch

'18Jun
15

Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen's recipe for victory in Cambodian poll

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16,000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia revived the restless crowd by...
'18Jun
15

African States Urged to Accelerate Efforts Towards Achieving HIV Testing and Treatment Goals Required to End Childhood AIDS in Africa by 2030

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --African Union and Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS call for immediate prioritisation of accessible health services tailored to the needs of...
'18Jun
15

NHS can drop dozens of unnecessary tests and treatments, say doctors

Patients with sore backs should no longer have x-rays, women who are on the pill should be given a year-long supply and older people should no longer get antibiotics at the end of their lives, according to new...
'18Jun
15

Universal credit savaged by public spending watchdog

The government’s ambitious change to the benefits system, universal credit, fails to deliver promised financial savings or employment benefits and leaves thousands of vulnerable claimants in hardship, according to...
'18Jun
15

How to prepare a portfolio for Trump’s trade war

New fireworks over the weekend between President Donald Trump and leaders of both the European Union and Canada could lead to a wide array of duties that hit several sectors of the economy.The EU is the US’s...
'18Jun
15

Market inspires menu fit for future king

They were among several relatives of Irish Naval Service personnel who are currently serving on the LÉ Samuel Beckett in the Mediterranean who spoke to Prince Charles during his visit to Haulbowline yesterday. ...
'18Jun
15

UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has rejected three separate requests from the United Arab Emirates for military assistance in the Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port of Hodeida, a senior UAE official said...
'18Jun
15

Eye on the future? Facebook bets on eye tracking

The Facebook logo is shown at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., May 26, 2010.REUTERSFacebook Inc. may not be too keen on consumer hardware, but the company is clearly very keen to pursue eye-tracking...
'18Jun
15

Rajini, Kamal may have to pick politics or films

CHENNAI: Stardom, no doubt, gives film heroes an edge in political race. But by riding the two horses ofmoviesandpolitics,RajinikanthandKamal Haasanmay be performing the toughest stunt of their lives.Nothing could...
'18Jun
15

Mali: Presidential elections critical to consolidate democracy, says UN peacekeeping chief

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, said that upcoming Presidential elections, set for 29 July, must lay the foundation for consolidating democracy in the west African...

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