By Ivana Davidovic Published 3 hours ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Born and raised in Texas, successful entrepreneur Carol Chen has built a life and several fashion businesses in Singapore. She always dreamt of becoming a mum. But there was a snag. Having her designs showcased at Paris Fashion Week - no problem. Finding a life partner - much more difficult. When she hit her mid-thirties, she started to worry. "I just started reading a bunch of material online that says your body really becomes much less fertile after 35. I started freaking out," she says. She was single, so decided the time was right to freeze her eggs - a method of preserving fertility, so she could potentially try and have children at a later date. It's a relatively new process and success rates vary significantly, depending on how many eggs the woman freezes and her age at the time. … [Read more...] about What does egg freezing have to do with your employer?
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Published 1 day ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Sri Lanka's energy minister has issued a stark warning over the country's fuel stocks as it faces its worst economic crisis in more than 70 years. On Sunday, Kanchana Wijesekera said the nation only had enough petrol left for less than a day under regular demand. He also said its next petrol shipment was not due for more than two weeks. Last week, Sri Lanka suspended sales of petrol and diesel for non-essential vehicles as it struggles to pay for imports like fuel, food and medicines. Mr Wijesekera told reporters that the country had 12,774 tonnes of diesel and 4,061 tonnes of petrol left in its reserves. "The next petrol shipment is expected between the 22nd and 23rd [of July]," he added. 'Living in my car for two days to buy fuel' What's behind Sri Lanka's petrol shortage? A shipment of … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka energy minister warns petrol stocks about to run dry
The process isn’t over, but UL baseball coach Matt Deggs is pretty pleased with how the transfer portal has treated the Ragin’ Cajuns. The losses have been minimal and the additions could be significant. “I think it’s pretty uncommon,” Deggs said of losing only two players to the portal who ended last season on the Cajuns' active roster. Those players are second baseman Bobby Lada and relief pitcher Chipper Menard. “This team is very, very tight," Deggs said. "They’re very close and very together. That’s one of the ways that you combat this stuff. Look, this type of brotherhood, you maybe get this once in your life if you’re lucky.” The Cajuns spent most of June trying to add pitching options after losing all three weekend starters — Brandon Talley, Jacob Schultz and Jeff Wilson — to graduation; prime reliever Bo Bonds to Tommy John surgery; and Menard to the portal. “I think we needed another piece or two,” Deggs said. “We’ve got a chance to return the bulk of our … [Read more...] about Cajuns have put focus on adding pitching options in transfer portal so far
Live Updates Today is Day 26 of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine rejects Russia's ultimatum in Mariupol . Russia said people could leave the besieged port city if they surrendered. About 300,000 are trapped. Strategically important Mariupol has been turned to rubble with weeks of Russian shelling, with 90 percent of buildings estimated to be damaged. Olena Zelenska , Ukraine's first lady, tells citizens in the city: "Please hold on, dear people, I beg you." In Kyiv, shelling that struck a shopping mall has reportedly left eight dead. Across Ukraine, about 10 million have fled their homes, according to the United Nations' refugee agency; about 3.4 million traveled abroad . Joe Biden will seek to rally U.S. allies in Europe this week, speaking with leaders in Germany, Britain, France, and Italy later Monday. He will travel to Belgium on Wednesday for a NATO emergency meeting about the war and then visit with Polish President Andrzej Duda in … [Read more...] about Ukraine War: Chernobyl staff rotate after working 27 days