75,000 evacuating and more than a dozen missing as heavy rain floods Japan

By Helene Fung 75,000 residents in western Japan have been ordered to evacuate on Saturday, due to record heavy rainfall overnight causing floods and landslides. Many have been left stranded on rooftops to escape the flood water, and 13 people have been listed as missing. Japan’s weather agency issued the highest emergency level of heavy…

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Texas Governor halts state reopening out of COVID fear

Story By Helene Fung, Picture Courtesy: Greg Abbott Social Media Page Texas is a US state that’s been at the forefront of effort to reopen the economies which have been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however its governor, Greg Abbott, has decided to hit “pause” on the state’s reopening, after over 6,000 new…

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