UPDATE UK adds Thailand to Covid travel ‘red list’ – Pattaya One News

The British government on Monday will add Thailand to its travel “red list”. Foreigners are banned from travelling to England from red list countries, and nationals are required to quarantine. “Thailand and Montenegro will be added to the red list from 4 am on Monday 30 August 2021,” reflecting the increased coronavirus case rates in those countries, the Department for Transport … Read more

Kabul airport bomb attacks leave over 100 dead, including 13 US military personnel – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

More than 100 people have died in two explosions that hit crowds attempting to enter Kabul airport on Aug. 26, the reported. At least 90 Afghans and 13 U.S. military personnel were among those killed. IS claims responsibility for the attack The  reported that over 140 people were also wounded, with the Islamic State terror … Read more

Ten of Thousands of People Plunged into Poverty in Thailand

A recent study has found that the governments lockdowns and emergency decree decisions have plunged hundreds of thousand of people into poverty in Thailand. The study on the social and economic impacts of the public health crisis was commissioned by the Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI). It also suggested solutions and recommended relief measures … Read more

Environmental privilege: How recovery and rebuilding after climate disasters favors the wealthy – Science & research news | Frontiers

By Dr Kenneth A Gould and Dr Tammy L Lewis, Brooklyn College (City University of New York) Kenneth A Gould is professor of sociology and dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Brooklyn College (CUNY), and professor of sociology, and earth and environmental sciences at CUNY Graduate Center. His work focuses on … Read more

Ho Ching: Free masks cannot be sent to letterboxes as they are too small – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

Today (Aug. 26) marks the first day of the Temasek Foundation Stay Prepared initiative, a month long national distribution of free face masks that will run until Sep. 26. Earlier today at 11:50am, the chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings, Ho Ching, took to Facebook to apologise for not being able to deliver the masks … Read more

Montenegro and Thailand are added to travel red list | Daily Mail Online

Montenegro and Thailand are added to travel red list as Canada, Denmark, and the Azores are among seven destinations moving to green Montenegro and Thailand are being added to the travel red list while Canada, Denmark and the Azores are among just seven countries moved to green.   Thailand and Montenegro will be added to the … Read more

Huge crack appears on exterior facade of Rivervale Mall in Sengkang – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

Update on Aug. 25, 11:27pm: The article has been updated with a statement from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA). A large crack appeared on the exterior wall of Rivervale Mall recently, and photos of it were circulated on social media. Crack on the wall It is uncertain when the crack first formed. When Mothership visited … Read more

Thailand Added To UK’s Red Travel List – Switzerland, Denmark And Canada Go Green | HuffPost UK

Thailand and Montenegro are being added to the government’s red travel list, while the Azores, Switzerland, Denmark and Canada are among seven locations being moved to the green list, the Department for Transport said. It means people returning to the UK from “red” destinations will be forced to enter a quarantine hotel. Popular European holiday … Read more

Meredith Gore – Boundaries in a World Striving for Work-Life Balance #WomeninScience – Science & research news | Frontiers

Meredith Gore is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, specializing in Conservation Criminology. She is a National Academies of Science Jefferson Science Fellow, US Department of State Embassy Science Fellow and Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leader. We talked about life in lockdown, sexism, and the importance of defining your own space. Could you give … Read more