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Ukraine introduces emergency power cuts in east and southeast

KYIV, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Ukraine introduced emergency power cuts in eastern and southeastern regions on Wednesday as low temperatures and difficult weather conditions stretched the country’s crippled energy system, officials said. The power cuts underscored the weakness of Ukraine’s power system after three months of Russian missile and drone attacks on Ukrainian energy infrastructure. […]

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Travel

Damaging weather menaces the Southeast as a ‘brutal’ storm system

CNN  —  A major winter storm that brought snow and freezing rain to its colder northern end and severe storms and tornadoes on its warmer southern end is threatening more severe weather as it treks east. Meanwhile, another powerful storm system is hitting the West Coast – right on the heels of the last round […]

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Entertainment

Winners Announced at Netflix-Purin Pictures Southeast Asian Film

Four winning pitches were announced on Tuesday from the Mekong Region Netflix x Purin Pictures Short Film Camp. The winning projects were revealed as: “Ponay” from Thailand, “The Witness,” from Laos, “Termite Life,” from Thailand, and “Sad Diva Lands on the Moon,” from Myanmar.  The 10-day workshop was held this year for the second time […]

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Business

South Korea’s SM Entertainment plans to set up its Southeast Asia

SM Entertainment’s SMTown entertainment complex in Seoul, South Korea, in 2015. SM Entertainment declined to say how much the company is investing into its Southeast Asian expansion, but said it’s “in the midst of hiring more local talents, which will hopefully increase the full-time staff count.” SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korean […]

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Pets

Humane Society of Southeast Texas shares tips on how to keep pets safe, warm during the cold weather

Taylor Westphal is also encouraging owners of indoor pets to keep an eye out for them getting overheated. BEAUMONT, Texas — ‘Cos baby it’s cold outside. With the cold winter month’s rolling in, the Humane Society of Southeast Texas have provided some tips for owners of outdoor pets. Taylor Westphal, the director at the Humane […]

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Science

Regime change in Arctic marine ecosystem likely to be permanent | Science-Environment

Findings of unexpectedly huge populations of fin and humpback whales in the formerly ice-covered seas of East Greenland suggest that the marine ecology is shifting irreversibly from one regime to another, says a new scientific study published in the internationally peer-reviewed scientific journal Global Change Biology. This century has seen a transition from a sub-arctic […]

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Business

As flu hospitalizations surge in the U.S., the Southeast is the hardest hit

Enbal Sabag, a Nurse Practitioner, prepares a flu vaccination for a patient at the CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic on September 03, 2020 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Flu hospitalizations have surged to a decade high in the U.S. with the Southeast the hardest region right now. Five out every 100,000 people […]

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World

Russia accuses the West of ‘militarising’ Southeast Asia

Ukraine-Russia live: West militarising Southeast Asia – Moscow Al Jazeera English Source link

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US

Biden arrives in Cambodia looking to counter China’s growing influence in Southeast Asia | CNN Politics

Phnom Penh, Cambodia CNN  —  President Joe Biden underscored the US partnership with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries on Saturday as “the heart of my administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy” as he seeks to counter China’s growing influence ahead of a high-stakes meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping set for Monday. The weekend of meetings […]

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Travel

Even in the rain, Florida’s southeast coast is a must-see

Come rain or shine Florida deserves a visit (Picture: Edaein O’ Connell) On a recent trip to Florida, I presumed I would be bathed in never-ending sunlight in the ‘Sunshine State.’ As an Irish person, when you come from the land of drizzle and well-watered green fields, holidays are for sunshine. But it was hurricane […]