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TRIPS patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines: Is it legally necessary?

The present COVID-stricken world has been experiencing the devastating impact of this pandemic on human lives, livelihood, and economies with no confirmed end in sight.

Trump ‘egged on’ Capitol rioters: FB panel co-chair

Donald Trump encouraged the Capitol rioters and so earned his Facebook ban, but the social media giant’s rules are in “shambles” and need fixing, the co-chair of the network’s oversight panel said Sunday.

Myanmar’s ruling junta targets education

More than 11,000 academics and other university staff opposed to Myanmar’s ruling junta have been suspended after going on strike in protest against military rule, a teachers’ group told Reuters.

Busy bees in Colombia get respite in bamboo hotels

Solitary bees are enjoying new digs in Barbosa, Colombia, where tiny hotels built by the Aburra Valley Metropolitan Authority provide places to rest and recover after a busy day pollinating.

30 dead after boat capsizes in Nigeria

Thirty people drowned when an overloaded boat capsized in central Nigeria’s Niger state, an emergency official told AFP yesterday.

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