HIV/AIDS Cases Surge in Asian Region

By Md Abdul Halim Sarker In a concerning development, health authorities across the Asian region have reported a significant surge in HIV/AIDS cases, prompting renewed calls for intensified prevention and treatment efforts. According to the latest data released by the World Health Organization (WHO), several countries in Asia have witnessed a worrying uptick in new […]

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Can new law help tackle Philippines’ teen pregnancy emergency?

MANILA – A new bill that could be a game changer in the battle against teen pregnancies in the Philippines is inching through Congress with activists hoping it could galvanize a wider campaign to tackle this “national social emergency.” The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill, which was passed by the House in September and has now […]

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Taiwan presidential hopeful offers pets for pregnancies in push to boost birth rate

Taipei City: A billionaire presidential hopeful in Taiwan has proposed boosting the plummeting birthrate by offering couples free pets if they have a baby. Terry Gou, the founder of Apple-supplier Foxconn, announced his intention to seek the presidency as an independent candidate last week. In an early sign of how his campaign may run, Gou told […]

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Raushan Ershad declares herself chairman of Jatiya Party

Raushan Ershad declared herself as the chairman of the Jatiya Party (JaPa) on Tuesday. The move comes as incumbent chairman GM Quader is on a three-day visit to India. A notification signed by Raushan Ershad said changes have been made in the expired central executive committee of the Jatiya Party. Begum Raushan Ershad, the chief […]

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