By Khaosod English Article : https://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/2020/03/13/health-minister-dirty-europeans-pose-virus-risks-to-thailand/ BANGKOK — A Twitter account reportedly operated by Health minister Anutin Charnvirakul doubled down on his discriminatory remark on Western tourists, saying that they are “dirty” and more likely to spread coronavirus than Asians. Writing in two Twitter posts on Thursday night, which were later deleted, the account said farangs – a slang for Caucasians – “never shower” and pose health risks to Thai population. “It’s winter right now in Europe
White Americans are both genetically weaker and less diverse than their black compatriots, a Cornell University-led study finds. Analyzing the genetic makeup of 20 Americans of European ancestry and 15 African-Americans, researchers found that the former showed much less variation among 10,000 tested genes than did the latter, which was expected. They also found that Europeans had many more possibly harmful mutations than did African, which was a surprise. “Since we tend to think of
Markets around the world experienced a downturn on Monday, driven by the spread of the virus and the dispute over the price of oil, but were trading higher on Tuesday. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday, March 10th, during a speech at an event in Miami, United States, that the “coronavirus issue” is not “all that” and is much more of a “fantasy” spread by the media around the world. 60 SHARES
WASHINGTON (AP) — A jury decided Wednesday that former television talk show host Tavis Smiley,who was fired amid allegations of workplace sexual misconduct at the height of the #MeToo movement, must pay about $1.5 million to his former employer, the Public Broadcasting Service. Tavis Smiley is one of 262celebrities, politicians, CEOs, and others who have been accused of sexual misconduct since April 2017 Smiley was suspended in December 2017 and later fired from the PBS after the
Reported By: Miami Herald The U.S. State Department warned Americans on Thursday against traveling to Haiti, citing the rise in violent crime, including kidnappings. The travel warning for Haiti was raised to Level 4 — Do Not Travel — replacing the previously “reconsider travel” advisory that was issued on June 11, 2019. The new travel advisory for Americans comes as Haiti sees a “spectacular” rise in kidnappings. Violent crimes such as armed robbery and carjackings are
Santo Domingo.- China’s ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Zhang Run, on Thur. said his country has barred tourists from leaving to prevent the spread of COVID-19. After noting that Chinese tourism to the Dominican Republic jumped 74.8% in 2019, the diplomat said the measure against pleasure travel to the Dominican Republic took effect 37 days ago. According to the Dominican Central Bank, from December 2019 to January 2020, 3,962 Chinese passengers entered. As of February

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