G7 ministers call on Russia to account for ‘role’ in MH17 crash

FOREIGN ministers of the powerful G7 countries have called on Russia to account for its alleged role in the downing…

India’s aggressive push to regain its glory as the world’s top education hub

WHILE Indian students make up the bulk of international students worldwide, the same can hardly be said about the number…

Bird flu: are viruses still in the air?

AVIAN influenza, also called “bird flu”, is a disease caused by viruses transmitted from poultry to humans, sometimes going by…

Seoul’s mayor to move into disadvantaged neighbourhood

MAYOR Park Won-soon of the South Korean capital Seoul will soon move into a small apartment in a disadvantaged neighbourhood…

Malaysia to replace ‘embarrassing’ tourism logo

THE Visit Malaysia 2020 logo, which initially caused an online kerfuffle when it was announced, will be reworked.