Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but

Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but

Abe making risky bet on snap election

It was no easy decision. He had many moments of self-doubt and equivocation. Ultimately, an internal survey suggesting decent results for the ruling coalition and reassurances from a trusted ally prompted him to make the call. “Let’s have a chat,” Abe told Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, inviting him to his private

Abe making risky bet on snap election

It was no easy decision. He had many moments of self-doubt and equivocation. Ultimately, an internal survey suggesting decent results for the ruling coalition and reassurances from a trusted ally prompted him to make the call. “Let’s have a chat,” Abe told Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, inviting him to his private

Geisha learning English

Eight local entertainers attended the seminar at a Japanese restaurant in the geisha district of Asakusa. They practiced saying “thank you for visiting us,” and explaining sake in English for taking drink orders. They also learned how to explain the rules of a traditional game in geisha entertainment. The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan

Geisha learning English

Eight local entertainers attended the seminar at a Japanese restaurant in the geisha district of Asakusa. They practiced saying “thank you for visiting us,” and explaining sake in English for taking drink orders. They also learned how to explain the rules of a traditional game in geisha entertainment. The number of foreign tourists visiting Japan

Alarm as ‘super malaria’ spreads in South East Asia

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Malaria is caused by a parasite spread by blood-sucking mosquitoes The rapid spread of “super malaria” in South East Asia is an alarming global threat, scientists are warning. This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs. It emerged in Cambodia but