Children aged two to four should not be allowed more than one hour of "sedentary screen time" per day and infants less than one year old should not be exposed to electronic screens at all, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.The United Nations agency, issuing its first such guidelines, said under-fives should also be physically active and get adequate sleep to help develop good lifelong habits and prevent obesity and other diseases in later life.Sedentary screen time would incl...
Having witnessed the fallout from drug and alcohol abuse in his struggling Maori community, Manu Caddie was always "quite anti-cannabis". But now the youth worker-turned-entrepreneur believes the plant will bring prosperity to indigenous New Zealanders.A global upshot in cannabis legalisation has led to a "green rush" by investors into the fast-growing industry, worth some $12 billion in 2018 - equal to The Bahamas' annual economic output - data from Euromonitor International shows. A crop of so...
Size of Turkish e-commerce sector reaches nearly $16B in 2018, up 42% year-on-year, says report
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Kingdom, formerly Swaziland, competing against some of the continent’s biggest economies to host AfCFTA Secretariat
Confidence indices for services sector improves while retail trade and construction confidence slightly down
Central Bank survey shows local units operating in manufacturing industry at 75% capacity this month
BIST 100 index drops over 130 points from previous close
Highest amount of government debts are seen in Italy and France with $2.64 trillion each, Eurostat says
Government bond yields in the euro area nudged up on Tuesday, as oil prices rose to their highest levels this year and the European Central Bank's Benoit Coeure said he sees no argument for tiered deposit rates.Still, the outlook for bond markets remained favourable, analysts said, given that last week's closely-watched manufacturing activity data from Germany, the bloc's biggest economy, suggested economic conditions remained weak.Germany's benchmark 10-year bond yield was up two basis points a...
Turkey's Anadolu Efes beat Greece's Panathinaikos 78-62 in Istanbul
Last EuroLeague finalist Fenerbahçe beat Germany's Bayern Munich 88-84 at home