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Pele receiving palliative care in hospital – reports

Sao Paulo, Brazil | Xinhua | Brazilian football legend Pele is receiving palliative care as he continues to battle colon cancer, according to media reports in the South American country. Doctors are re-evaluating the 82-year-old’s treatment after he stopped responding to chemotherapy, newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo said on Saturday, citing medical …

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Netherlands into World Cup quarterfinals after win over USA

🌟 #FIFAWorldCup 2022 ✳ RESULTS ⚽ Netherlands 3 USA 1 ⚽ Argentina 2 Australia 1 ✳ TODAY ⚽ France vs Poland 6pm ⚽ England vs Senegal 10pm (UBC TV) Doha, Qatar | Xinhua | Memphis Depay, Daley Blind and Denzel Dumfries all scored as the Netherlands qualified for the quarterfinals of the World Cup with a 3-1 win …

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Face masks help prevent spread of respiratory infections: study

Helsinki, Finland | Xinhua | Face masks can help prevent transmission of respiratory infections, a new study published this week shows. The study carried out by the University of Helsinki in cooperation with Stanford University, the University of Missouri, and Swansea University, systematically reviewed all the studies on the issue conducted between …

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Tesla delivers 1st electric semi trucks

San Francisco, U.S. | Xinhua | Tesla on Thursday delivered the first batch of electric Semi trucks to PepsiCo at an event held at the company’s Gigafactory in Sparks in the U.S. state of Nevada. Tesla CEO Elon Musk drove one of three Tesla Semis in front of audience inside the …

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ILO notes “striking fall” in real wages worldwide

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The severe inflationary crisis combined with a global slowdown in economic growth are causing a striking fall in real monthly wages in many countries, reducing the purchasing power of the middle classes and hitting low-income households particularly hard, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday. …

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EU proposes plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets to compensate Ukraine for its damages caused by the conflict. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a statement that the frozen funds would go to Ukraine “to compensate for the …

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