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Average worker gets ‘career burnout’ at age 32 - and 59% now say that they do MORE hours working from home amid coronavirus lockdowns, survey finds

 

Long hours, extra work and the feeling of having to ‘always be on’ are making people experience career burnout by an early age of 32, a new survey reveals.

Approximately 59 percent of the respondents blamed it on working long of hours, noting the increase started when they transitioned to remote employment due to coronavirus lockdowns – some have worked an extra 59 hours in five months.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases keeps surging in Asia-Pacific as India records over 5.4 mln infections

 

Asia-Pacific countries kept on high alert on Sunday as India recorded 92,605 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 5,400,619.

The number of confirmed cases in India on Sunday morning rose to 5,400,619, India's Federal Health Ministry said.

During the past 24 hours, 1,133 deaths were also recorded, taking the death toll to 86,752.

Plans underway to collect water supply taxes systematically

 

As water supply taxes collected by the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC)are much lowerthan those of Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay as well as that of neighboring countries, plans are underway to collect water supply taxes systema-tically at reasonable rates by installing water meters. This will also prevent thewastage of water and contribute to reducing the shortage of water, according to the Engineering Department (Water and Sanitation) of the YCDC.

Relief flight brings back 100 Myanmar nationals from China (Taipei)

 

A total of Myanmar nationals stranded in China (Taipei) arrived back to Yangon with the third relief flight of China Airlines this mor-ning.

In accordance with the instruction of the National Level Committee for Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19, Myanmar Consulate General in Hong Kong arranged the third flight to bring back Myanmar nationals stranded in China (Taipei) including those who have difficulty finding a job, those who visited China

Effect of sleep on the human brain ‘suddenly changes’ in childhood from learning and memory support to maintenance and repair, study shows

 

As children grow the effect that sleep has on the brain changes from supporting memory and learning to maintenance and repair, a study has found.

US experts found that the shift in function occurs at around the age of two-and-a-half — a time when several big brain transformation were previously known to occur.

Japan reports 601 new cases of COVID-19, 78,782 in total

 

The   confirmed  COVID-19 cases in Japan increased by 601 to 78,782 as of Saturday evening, according to the latest figures from the health ministry and local authorities.

The figure excludes the 712 cases from the Diamond Princess cruise ship that was quarantined in Yokohama near Tokyo earlier in the year. The death toll in Japan from the pneumonia-causing virus currently stands at 1,514, with two new fatalities announced Saturday. The death toll includes 13 from the  Diamond  Princess  cruise ship.

Fever clinics expand operation hours

 

The free fever clinics in Tamwe, Mingalataungnyunt and South Okkalapa townships in Yangon Region will increase their operation hours, according to Dr Kyaw Min Tun, who is in charge of Community Fever Clinic Network.

The fever clinics in Tamwe and Mingalataungnyunt   townships previously opened three days a week. They will now open five days a week. The fever clinic in South Okkalapa Township will now operate two days per week. The normal operation hours are between 9 am and 12 pm.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets members of leading bodies of Kokang and Palaung Self-Administered Zones, local ethnic leaders, members of people’s militia (local), provides medical supplies for prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19

 

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets members of leading bodies of Kokang and Palaung Self-Administered Zones, local ethnic leaders, members of people’s militia (local), provides medical supplies for prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19

Nay Pyi Taw September 18

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets commanders, their wives from Lashio Station of North-East Command

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing meets commanders, their wives from Lashio Station of North-East Command

Nay Pyi Taw September 18

Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing this morning met commanders, officers and their wives from Lashio Station of North-East Command at the hall of the command headquarters.