ChinaSociety

China approves first vaccine for commercialization

Sinopharm and subsidiary Beijing Biological Products Institute said on Wednesday that the vaccine’s effectiveness is 79.34%, according to provisional data from phase 3 clinical trials. Chinese authorities gave the green light this Thursday for the marketing of one…
ChinaSociety

Michael Jordan leaps to victory in Chinese court

Chinese sportswear firm Qiaodan Sports must pay 300,000 yuan (US$45,900) to American basketball legend Michael Jordan for infringing on the trademarked use of his name, the Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court announced on Wednesday. “Qiao Dan” is the…
BrazilSociety

With The Pandemic, almost Half of The Workers Stopped

For the first time, the number of inactive Brazilians has exceeded 40% For the first time, the number of inactive Brazilians, meaning, those without a job and not currently looking for one, has exceeded the 40% mark. The highest index was spotted in the quarters that…
SocietyWorld

50 journalists killed in 2020, increasingly in peace zones

This year, 50 journalists were killed and almost seven out of 10 in countries at peace rather than in war zones, said Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in its annual report published yesterday. While the death toll “remains stable” compared to the 53 journalists killed…
Society

Argentines celebrate as Senate passes landmark abortion bill

Argentina Wednesday became one of only a handful of South American nations to legalize abortion, a landmark decision in a country where the Catholic Church has long held sway. Senate president Cristina Kirchner confirmed the vote, after more than twelve hours of debate…