Science & Technology

Facebook Bans Myanmar Army Chief Over Rights Abuses

Facebook said on Monday it was removing certain Myanmar military officials from the social media website and an Instagram account to prevent the spread of “hate and misinformation” after reviewing the content. “Specifically, we are banning 20 Burmese individuals and organizations from Facebook — including Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, […]

Russian Embassy Mocks Trump’s Space Force Logos

The Russian Embassy in the United States early Friday morning seemingly mocked President Donald Trump’s campaign for a logo for the administration’s newly announced “Space Force.” Using Trump’s favorite mode of communicating, the embassy tweeted “Good Morning, Space Forces!” along with a graphic of a rocket being launched and features the Russian flag. The tweet […]

India, Nigeria Girls Win International Mobile App Competition

Teams of girls from various countries all over the world learn the necessary skills to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders while creating apps addressing social issues in their communities. Iridescent, a nonprofit empowering underrepresented young people globally to become innovators and leaders, announced that two teams of girls – one from India and Nigeria – […]

Trump Administration To Hit Russia With New Sanctions For Skripal Poisoning

The Trump administration is hitting Russia with new sanctions punishing President Vladimir Putin’s government for using a chemical weapon against an ex-spy in Britain, US officials told NBC News Wednesday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has signed off on a determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter in March, […]

Chinese Experience In Organ Transplantation Appreciated At World Health Assembly

The ongoing 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva on Thursday shows high appreciation for the value of China’s model and experience in organ transplantation. The WHA meetings focused on the universal coverage of organ transplantation, with delegates from China, Spain, Russia, Uruguay and Qatar sharing their experience and ideas on the topic. Huang Jiefu, […]