Not-so Happy Holidays for the Japanese

The Japan’s government has announced 10 days off, from April 29 to May 6 to commemorate the coronation of the new Emperor, Naruhito. The proverb, ‘all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’ is unknown to the indefatigable…

Former Malaysian prime minister denies corruption allegation

The former Malaysian prime minister, Najib Razak, refused all the corruption charges convicted against him in the high court of Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, April 3. Razak was publically accused of a multi-billion scam and was sentenced for theft of…

Gene CCR4 boosts longevity amongst Cancer Patients

A new research on gene levels for colorectal cancer has been insightful. This research was carried out at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University and the medical student, Chance Bloomer has made a notable contribution. Colorectal Cancer…

Public demand ousts Algerian President after 20 year reign

Algeria’s President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his resignation with immediate effect on Tuesday, April 2, after holding office for twenty years. Severe mass protests and pressure from the army, finally ceded Bouteflika to his presidential role. The Algerians held protest marches…

Occurrence of Water Sprout in Malaysia

On April 1, after a heavy downpour in the noon, a sensational water sprout was witnessed in the Malaysian town of Tanjung Tokong. A waterspout are tornadoes that occur over a water body and in some instances may also move…

Ukraine places bet on a TV star for President

In a first, Ukraine’s comic actor is set to win the presidential election this year. Volodymyr Zelensky is an actor, screenwriter and director of Ukrainian film studio Kvartal 95. Servant of the People, a satirical TV show was first aired…

A Non-profit Academy to work on the Elixir for Life

A team of 16 researchers from Harvard, MIT and other academic institutions around U.S. and Europe have formed a non-profit academy for study on Longevity and Health. The Elixir for life has of late been the talk of every scientific,…