World Liver Day 2021: Liver performs various complex functions to keep us healthy, including detoxification and digestion. Everything we eat and drink passes through the liver and thus it can be easily damaged if we don’t take good care of it. On World Liver Day, observed on April 19 to raise awareness about the second-largest organ in the body, let’s understand why it is important.
Asia continues to be the most expensive place in the world to be rich, according to a new report, which saw the region’s resilience to the Covid-19 pandemic hold high prices steady.
Tensions are escalating over China’s move to mass militia vessels in disputed areas of the South China Sea, with the U.S. and Philippines expressing renewed concern and an investigation underway into reports that armed Chinese navy ships chased down a civilian craft carrying a Filipino news crew.
Weekly Jobless Claims: The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but the increase likely understated the rapidly improving labor market conditions as more parts of the economy reopen and fiscal stimulus kicks in.
Starbucks has pledged to discontinue disposable cups in South Korea by 2025 as it aims to cut its global landfill waste in half by the end of the decade. The coffee giant has long promised to cut down the roughly 7 billion disposable cups it runs through every year, the majority of which end up in landfills.
London bankers are nervously waiting for Britain and Brussels to agree on a post-Brexit relationship for their financial services industries. The U.K. and the EU agreed to continue talks and co-operation on financial services on March 26.
The Supreme Court rules today with Google against Oracle in a long-running copyright dispute over the software used in Android, the mobile operating system. The court’s decision was 6-2. Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was not yet confirmed by the Senate when the case was argued in October, did not participate in the case.