Tag: children

Vaccine a good start to containing Covid-19, but no ‘silver bullet’, say healthcare experts

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 30 -- The government's announcement that it had successfully secured 12.8 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19's vaccine and a spot in the Covax Facility is definitely a good start in efforts to get back to normal life, healthcare experts said. They cautioned,...

Stateless teen born here and adopted by Malaysians wins chance to take citizenship bid to Federal Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 25 -- A stateless Malaysia-born boy who has been legally adopted by a Malaysian couple in Penang will now get another attempt in court to seek to be recognised as a Malaysian citizen. The teenage boy - identified only as C to...

UNICEF to transport 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to 92 countries in 2021

Manila, Nov. 24 -- Nearly two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine will be transported to 92 countries worldwide in 2021, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday. UNICEF said it is working with major global airlines including the International Air Transport Association (IATA),...

43% of children have antibodies for Covid-19: Study

India, Nov. 17 -- Children have a distinct immune response to the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) compared to adults, a new research has found. The study was part of a research to understand the ravaging effects of the Covid-19. The Experts discovered that children's...

Ron Klain: Biden’s pick for White House Chief of Staff who served as ‘Ebola Czar’

India, Nov. 12 -- US President-elect Joe Biden has named Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff amid reluctance from President Donald Trump to concede defeat after the recently concluded elections. As the coronavirus pandemic remains a major challenge for Biden, Klain's appointment...

Kareena Kapoor Khan, expecting her second child, had once said she would love to have a daughter: ‘I’ve done more for my parents than a son would’

India -- Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her second child with husband Saif Ali Khan, had once said that she would love to have a daughter. Kareena and Saif are parents to three-year-old Taimur. In 2016, when she was pregnant with Taimur, Kareena...

Megan Fox publicly blasts ex-husband Brian Austin Green for ‘using’ their kids to project her as an ‘absent mother’

India, Nov. 3 -- Actor Megan Fox aired her dirty laundry in public over the weekend, after she publicly blasted former husband Brian Austin Green for posting a picture of their four-year-old son, with the alleged intention of painting her as an absent mother. She...

One in three young adults in KL’s low-cost flats jobless amid pandemic, new UN study shows

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 29 -- One of every three young adults among the capital city's poorest are either jobless or have given up seeking employment, a staggering rate that underscores a deepening crisis besetting the country's most vulnerable communities amid a pandemic, a new...

Ronald Cheng quits drinking because of daughter

Hong Kong singer-actor Ronald Cheng is a lot different from the time when he used to be mostly gossip column fodder. Cheng had become infamous for his drunk and unruly behaviour on an aeroplane in the year 2000. It affected his reputation badly. He was...

David Beckham spends unusual day with daughter Harper

Former footballer David Beckham spent an unusual day out with his daughter Harper Beckham this week. The proud father-of-four uploaded a photo on Instagram with him posing outdoors and holding a basket laden with fresh vegetables. He captioned it: “Never thought I’d enjoy foraging as...