Japan PM Kishida’s support sinks to record low amid Covid-19 spike, debate over Abe state funeral

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG, XINHUA, REUTERS) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s approval rating sank to the lowest since he took office last October in a Kyodo News poll amid a national resurgence in coronavirus cases and debate over assassinated former premier Shinzo Abe’s state funeral. The public opinion survey, which was taken this weekend, showed that […]

Myanmar extends state of emergency for six months until February

NAYPYIDAW (BLOOMBERG) – Myanmar’s military government announced on Sunday (July 31) an extension of a state of emergency for another six months until Feb 1, 2023, saying the country needs more time to return to stability and prepare for elections. Acting president Myint Swe approved military chief Min Aung Hlaing’s request for an emergency extension […]

WIMI Hologram Academy: Virtual Reality-based Intelligent Monitoring System for Robot’s working Conditions

HONG KONG, July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — WIMI Hologram Academy, working in partnership with the Holographic Science Innovation Center, has written a new technical article describing their exploration of VR-based intelligent monitoring system for robot’s working conditions. This article follows below: Accurate monitoring of robot’s working status can improve robot’s free operation. In this paper, […]

Another state of emergency declared in Sri Lanka as acting president takes reins

COLOMBO (REUTERS, AFP) – Sri Lanka’s acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a state of emergency, according to a government notice released late on Sunday (July 17), as his administration seeks to quell social unrest and tackle an economic crisis gripping the island nation. Sri Lanka’s beleaguered leaders have issued imposed a state of emergency […]

Australia’s south-east braces for floods as heavy rain pummels Sydney, NSW

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) – Thousands of residents were ordered on Sunday (July 3) to evacuate south-west Sydney, Australia’s biggest city, with torrential rain and damaging winds pounding the east coast and threatening floods in areas that were hammered in March. The weather bureau warned of heavy rainfall potentially leading to flash floods and landslides along the […]