Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO

BANGKOK: Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and worsened stigma while managing periods during the coronavirus pandemic, a charity warned on Thursday (May 28). About three-quarters of health professionals in 30 countries surveyed by Plan International, from Kenya to Australia, reported supply shortages, while 58per cent complained of rising […]

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China to strengthen policy, lower lending rates

BEIJING: China will strengthen its economic policy and continue efforts to lower interest rates on loans, central bank Governor Yi Gang said, reinforcing expectations of further support measures to revive an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. Yi, in an interview published by the central bank on Tuesday (May 26), said China’s economic fundamentals are […]

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