Washington, DC, to send personalized messages to 100,000 high-risk drivers to cut down on traffic deaths

Washington, D.C., is starting a program next month that will send personalized messages to drivers with a history of traffic violations and road accidents in the Washington area. The program is Washington D.C.’s latest effort to lower traffic crashes in the city, and is being led by the D.C. Department of Transportation and The Lab … Read more

IN FOCUS: Garuda Indonesia and Malaysia Airlines chart contrasting paths in post-pandemic headwinds

Shukor, the analyst, said these problems could be traced to MAB’s external vendors and that the airline needed a “complete change” of its outsourced services. In-flight entertainment on domestic routes, for instance, has been a “biggest disappointment” for oil and gas executive Fashran Fauzi, who flies MAB from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Terengganu for work … Read more

World Drug Day: Drug abuse prevention starts with parents – Foundation

The Yusuf Suberu Foundation has urged parents to educate their children and wards against drug abuse to reduce the risk of mental illnesses and other risky behaviours. The foundation’s Executive Director, Yusuf Suberu, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. He fielded questions on this year’s … Read more

U.S. trade dominates Panama Canal traffic. ‘Severe’ drought is threatening the long-term future of the century-old shipping route

The U.S. is the largest user of the Panama Canal, with total U.S. commodity export and import containers representing about 73% of Panama Canal traffic. 40% of all U.S. container traffic travels through the Panama Canal every year, and in all, $270 billion in cargo annually. A severe drought has led to water depth and … Read more

Study: COVID-19 helped wildlife migrate easily along empty streets

If you saw more wildlife in your neighborhood during early 2020, the pandemic lockdown may be the reason, scientists say. During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic many countries issued restrictions on their human populations, including “stay at home” orders. In parts of Europe and Asia there were strict lockdowns, while in America it was … Read more