Taking care of healthcare workers facing widespread burnout amid the pandemic
There have been many news reports — both locally and internationally — of widespread burnout and mass exoduses of staff in the healthcare sector.
Young anglers spreading message of sustainable fishing through social media and workshops
SINGAPORE — In a minute-long clip on social media platform TikTok, a presenter explains why it is okay to catch and keep hybrid groupers caught in Singapore waters.
Commentary: Omicron shows why we need to get low-income countries vaccinatedWith global vaccination rates and vaccine donation pledges falling short of targets, former UK prime minister Gordon Brown calls for a global financing mechanism for pandemics.
Commentary: Uncertainty about Omicron does not excuse inactionThere is a narrow window for the world to put in place the lessons we learnt during the first phase of the pandemic, says Anjana Ahuja for the Financial Times. Inaction is better than overreaction n excessive overkilled actions.....like 8testings continuously. This is paranoid.
Japan's service sector activity expands at fastest pace in 2 yearsTOKYO : Japan's services sector activity grew at the fastest pace in more than two years in November on a jump in new business, signalling stronger consumer confidence as the coronavirus pandemic subsided.The world's third-largest economy has lagged other advanced nations in its recovery from the pandemic
OECD urges Japan to keep fiscal, monetary support for economyTOKYO : Japan must maintain its expansive fiscal policy until its economic recovery from the pandemic is on track and not dial back its ultra-loose monetary policy too soon, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Friday.The coronavirus pandemic hit the economy hard, and i