Tokyo Olympics Being Reconsidered Due To Heat and Water Quality

Tokyo Olympics Being Reconsidered Due To Heat and Water Quality

Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organisers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar yesterday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year’s Summer Olympics. The three-day visit by the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), which includes a progress update and venue tour, […]

At-Home Skincare Routines That are Vital To Beautiful Skin

At-Home Skincare Routines That are Vital To Beautiful Skin

Getting a homemade skin cleansing is much easier and simpler than it seems. To have perfect skin, it is mandatory to remove impurities from the face once a month. Although experts recommend going to a specialized aesthetic center at least once a year if you want to save that money and spend it on other […]

Understand Why and When You’re Having an Allergy

Understand Why and When You’re Having an Allergy

Allergies appear when the immune system reacts to a foreign substance such as pollen, bee venom, pet hair or a certain type of food, in this case, your immune system produces antibodies that identify a particular allergen as harmful, even if it is not. When you come into contact with the allergen, the reaction of […]

Lower Cholesterol at Home – Diet Tips

Lower Cholesterol at Home – Diet Tips

High cholesterol is downright dangerous – it is one of the major causes of heart disease. And, your cholesterol levels basically depend on what you fill your plates with. A healthy diet and lifestyle is all you need to keep your cholesterol levels in check. However, in case you already have mild to high cholesterol, […]

Qatar Construction Increases With Permit Issuance Up 51%

Qatar Construction Increases With Permit Issuance Up 51%

The Planning and Statistics Authority’s recently released data shows 51% general increase in July 2019 in number of building permits issued when compared to June this year.     The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) published the fifty-fifth issue of the monthly statistics of Building Permits and Building Completion certificates issued by all municipalities of the […]

Spectralink Safeguarding Lone Workers With Personal Emergency Signal Device

Spectralink Safeguarding Lone Workers With Personal Emergency Signal Device

Spectralink, the global leader in enterprise mobility solutions announced today that its personal emergency signal solution (Personen-Notsignal-Anlage (PNA)), created in partnership with tetronik GmbH, has received DGUV certification from Germany’s Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung. Complying with all requirements of the German DGUV Rule 112-139 (formally BGR 139), the DAKS-PNA P8SL solution offers a new, failsafe solution […]

Hong Kong Government Ignores Protests Yet Hopes For Peace

Hong Kong Government Ignores Protests Yet Hopes For Peace

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam yesterday said she hoped ‘calm will prevail after a massive weekend march passed without clashes between police and demonstrators, but again refused to give ground to protester demands. Hundreds of thousands of people marched through the heart of the city on Sunday in a show of peaceful protest after escalating […]

Iran’s Trade Increases Significantly

Iran’s Trade Increases Significantly

Iran’s non-oil exports to Turkey have increased remarkably, while the energy trade between two countries also grows, Head of Iran-Turkey Chamber of Commerce Reza Kami told Trend. “The two countries have traded in all energy fields including electricity, oil and gas, that is a major part of bilateral trade volume,” he said. “Iran exports gas, […]

UAE Raise Tax 50% For Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices

UAE Raise Tax 50% For Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices

Sweetened beverages, sugary drinks and electronic smoking devices will be added into a list of excise taxable products by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Effective January 1st of next year, the move will be cutting the use of harmful products and adjust the behaviors of clients, a cabinet general secretariat statement assured. The UAE is […]

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

Cannabis has become the Gold Rush of 2019. Legalization in North America, growing acceptance in the global community, and sizable interest from corporate America is quickly fueling a sizable boom, especially when it comes to skincare. “There is a great deal of room for innovation in his sector, and topicals and beauty products are expected […]

Emirates Crew Take Care of Man Fallen Sick Mid Flight

Emirates Crew Take Care of Man Fallen Sick Mid Flight

It’s not easy being a flight attendant. Not only do you have to ensure a comfortable flight for your passengers, you also have to keep all the safety checks in mind. And should there be an emergency, you also have to ensure that all passengers are safe and sound, putting their safety over your own. […]

Baku Stock Exchange Daily Security Turnovers Reach $35,000

Baku Stock Exchange Daily Security Turnovers Reach $35,000

Daily turnover of securities at the Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) amounted to 58.5 million manats on Aug. 20, Trend reports referring to BSE. Most of the transactions accounted for bonds on the secondary market. Their daily volume amounted to 30.3 million manats. During the day, deals were made on manat bonds of the Mortgage and […]

American Pharoah and Foal Continue Wins

American Pharoah and Foal Continue Wins

It’s been a big couple of days for Triple Crown hero American Pharoah with a new stakes-winner in Another Miracle (2c American Pharoah x Retraceable, by Medaglia D’Oro) and two new winners on Saturday in American Butterfly (2c American Pharoah x Gracie’s Butterfly, by War Front) and American Legend (2f American Pharoah x Yong Musician, […]

Enable Aims For Frankel’s Haul of Ten Group One Victories

Enable Aims For Frankel’s Haul of Ten Group One Victories

The big race at York on Thursday has become an intriguing four-runner clash between runners trained by Aidan O’Brien and John Gosden. Enable lands the Coral-Eclipse from magical at Sandown. Picture: Ian Headington/Racingfotos.com Enable will attempt to add another chapter to her glittering success story in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York on Thursday. The five-year-old mare, […]

Arqana Horse Sales – Frankel and Kingman Soldon Second Day For High Bids

Arqana Horse Sales – Frankel and Kingman Soldon Second Day For High Bids

FRANKEL had the second highest average in the first two days of the sale (more than two sold) with €424,167 for six sold, closely followed by KINGMAN with the third highest average of €374,500 for 10 sold. Frankel’s top lot (Lot 4), a filly out of Cape Cross mare Secrete, hails from the family of Group winners Plumania, […]

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Graduation Ceremony

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Graduation Ceremony

Members of Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s class of 2023 received monogrammed white coats and stethoscopes last week in a ceremony marked with pride and reminders of responsibility as they embark on their lifelong journey of medical education. The “On Becoming a Physician” ceremony, part of the 183 students’ week-long orientation to Einstein, featured remarks from Einstein […]

America’s Fast Growing Private Companies Inc. 5000 Awards Beauty Barrage

America’s Fast Growing Private Companies Inc. 5000 Awards Beauty Barrage

Inc. magazine today revealed that Beauty Barrage is No. 1143 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, […]

Scientist Get Closer To The Cause of Stuttering Through Mice Tests

Scientist Get Closer To The Cause of Stuttering Through Mice Tests

Researchers believe that stuttering – a potentially lifelong and debilitating speech disorder – stems from problems with the circuits in the brain that control speech, but precisely how and where these problems occur is unknown. Using a mouse model of stuttering, scientists report that a loss of cells in the brain called astrocytes are associated […]

UK Does Not Want to Import Europe’s Failure

UK Does Not Want to Import Europe’s Failure

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament. Corbyn hates democracy and has embraced communism, he is now attempting to derail Brexit. Corbyn said his Labour Party would offer a second referendum on […]

UAE Gathers To Talk Finance Future

UAE Gathers To Talk Finance Future

The International Banking Conference due on September 23 is chiefly intended to yield a comprehensive view of the industry’s future and enrich dialogue with progressive and profound ideas, said Kuwait’s top governor.The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) is keen on securing the participation of experts in different aspects and fields of banking and finance, CBK […]

US Bacteria Infecting Lungs – FDA Quickly Approves Xenleta For Treatment

US Bacteria Infecting Lungs – FDA Quickly Approves Xenleta For Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. “This new drug provides another option for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a serious disease,” said Ed Cox, M.D., M.P.H., director of FDA’s Office of Antimicrobial Products. “For managing this serious disease, it is important for […]

Alloying Gold To Become Solid For Commercial Use

Alloying Gold To Become Solid For Commercial Use

Pure gold has the consistency of a paste, so jewelry manufacturers add other metals to it, like copper and silver, in a process known as alloying, to give it a firm shape that can be formed into commercially usable and uneasily broken objects. You know your gold jewelry is 14k, or 10k, or one of […]

US Congress To Play a Part In The Next Moon Landing – NASA

US Congress To Play a Part In The Next Moon Landing – NASA

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 21, as they visit the agency’s Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, to view progress on the agency’s Artemis program. They will begin at Lewis Field at 9:30 a.m. EDT for a tour of Glenn’s Electric Propulsion […]

Sri Lanka Army Postpones Conference Over IHL Violation Accusations Towards Their Commander

Sri Lanka Army Postpones Conference Over IHL Violation Accusations Towards Their Commander

The Army announced that a press conference scheduled to take place tomorrow on an annual defence seminar had been postponed indefinitely. The announcement came as the international community and local activists expressed outrage over the appointment of the new Army Commander. The Army had earlier said that a press conference will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) […]

Germany Homes Syrian Refugees

Germany Homes Syrian Refugees

Amman, Aug 19 (Petra) Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Ayman Safadi on Monday discussed with German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer the latest regional developments, including the Palestinian issue, and ways to enhance Jordanian-German ties and coordination on these challenges. Safadi told a joint press conference with the German minister after the meeting that Jordan […]

Juddmonte International Star In The Making

Juddmonte International Star In The Making

Lord Glitters has not raced beyond nine furlongs in Britain. Picture: Racingfotos.com David O’Meara believes his Royal Ascot hero Lord Glitters will not be betrayed by a lack of stamina when he contests the £1 million Juddmonte International Stakes over an extended mile-and-a-quarter at York on Wednesday, a race that forms part of the Middle Distance category […]

BHP Mining Doubles Net Profit Hitting New Records

BHP Mining Doubles Net Profit Hitting New Records

BHP, the world’s biggest miner, more than doubled its annual net profit Tuesday on the back of higher iron ore prices and a rebound from significant setbacks the previous year. The resources giant posted a US$8.3 billion profit for the year to June 30, up from US$3.7 billion in the previous year when heavy impairment […]

Have Google, Facebook and Amazon Violated Antitrust Law or Just Political Targets

Have Google, Facebook and Amazon Violated Antitrust Law or Just Political Targets

Top prosecutors from a group of US states are readying a joint investigation into whether major technology firms have violated antitrust law, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The alliance of state attorneys general could formally announce next month that they are delving into whether leading internet firms and technology platforms have used their clout […]

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory. President Donald Trump is considering retaliating against the tax — approved July 11 — with punitive tariffs on French wine imports, prompting an investigation by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). The […]

Arqana’s First Million Sale

Arqana’s First Million Sale

The first million sale at the 2019 Arqana August Yearling Sale came courtesy of Ecurie des Monceaux and Lady O’Reilly’s Galileo colt out of Prudente, a full-sister to the dam of Irish Oaks heroine Chicquita (Montjeu). At a bid of €1.5million, the successful buyer was Japanese trainer Mitsu Nakauchida, much to his delight, as he later explained, […]

Sharks Become Endangered – CITES Meeting To Discuss Future Policies

Sharks Become Endangered – CITES Meeting To Discuss Future Policies

The future survival of 18 shark and ray species will be debated during the 18th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP) from August 17 to 28 in Geneva, Switzerland. An unprecedented number of governments are in support of new protections for 18 shark and ray species, whose populations are […]

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Europe to seek common goals, “which look unachievable today but may become inevitable tomorrow,” Trend reports citing TASS. “As far as the outlook for creating a common Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok is concerned, it is not our idea. General de Gaulle voiced it a while ago. He […]

Chinese Tourism Spreads To Turkey

Chinese Tourism Spreads To Turkey

Some 40,400 tourists from China visited Turkey in June 2019, which is 26.46 percent more compared to the same period last year, the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism told Trend. Chinese airlines are resuming their flights to the country and new ones are entering the Turkish market. The two countries are working to increase […]

A Renewable Energy Solution and Dilemma

A Renewable Energy Solution and Dilemma

The Neutrino Energy Group cooperates with a worldwide team of scientists and various international research centers, which deal with application research, the conversion of invisible radiation spectra of the sun, among other things, such as neutrinos (high-energy particles, which ceaselessly reach the Earth) in electric power. ​Everyone agrees that renewable energy is the way of […]

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

India’s Economic Stability Threatened Due To Floodings

Climate change and bad policies have pushed India into a recurring cycle of floods and droughts which is threatening the country’s economic stability and environmental wellbeing. The current floods have so far killed around 250 people and displaced at least a million across four states in southern and western India. About half of the deaths […]

Make America Great Again – Foundation Provides Kids With Toys For The Holidays

Make America Great Again – Foundation Provides Kids With Toys For The Holidays

 The Toy Foundation has pledged to impact thousands of children in need living in all 50 states with its new “Holiday Toys Across America” initiative, in partnership with Delivering Good. Throughout the year and leading up to the holiday season, toys will be distributed to a network of charitable agencies in every single state and the District of […]

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Climate Change To Lengthen Allergy Season

Every year, without fail, summer brings changes to our surroundings: more sunlight, heat, greenness, and flowers, among many others. For some people, these changes also mean increasing physical discomfort because along with the flowers, trees and grass come pollen. The discomfort caused by pollen can be felt by many people, like watery eyes or a […]

Actors Without Oscars

Actors Without Oscars

Despite being an established actor in Hollywood, there was one jinx that haunted Leonard DiCapriofor long: He couldn’t win an Academy Award, in spite of getting nominated for a stunning six times. He finally broke that curse in 2016. However, there are many other deserving actors who couldn’t break that loop, and remain without an […]

The History To Labor Day

The History To Labor Day

Labor Day is a U.S. national holiday held the first Monday every September. Unlike most U.S. holidays, it is a strange celebration without rituals, except for shopping and barbecuing. For most people, it simply marks the last weekend of summer and the start of the school year. The holiday’s founders in the late 1800senvisioned something […]

AG Post Earnings Dip – Time To Buy

AG Post Earnings Dip – Time To Buy

Ag Growth (TSX:AFN) is a Winnipeg-based company that is engaged in the planning, engineering, and manufacturing of solutions and systems for the agricultural sector. Shares have dropped 18.6% over the past month as of close on August 16. The stock has fallen 4.7% in 2019. The company released its second quarter 2019 results on August […]

Removing South Africa’s Two-Tier Healthcare System

Removing South Africa’s Two-Tier Healthcare System

Performance in South Africa’s two-tier health system – the public and the private – has been worsening for some time. Politicians have attempted to attribute the decline in the public sector to a myriad of ills, none of their making. These include migrants; insufficient funds; insufficient staff; medical schemes; lawyers suing them for medical negligence; […]

Crude Oil Prices Strengthen

Crude Oil Prices Strengthen

Gulf tensions: Crude oil prices have strengthened this morning, with ICE Brent up more than 1% at the time of writing. This follows a drone attack on the Shaybah field in Saudi Arabia over the weekend. Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack. A fire was extinguished at a gas processing plant, however, the […]

Britain and EU Brexit Agreements

Britain and EU Brexit Agreements

A no-deal Brexit on October 31 could cause food, fuel and medicine shortages. According to government assessments leaked to the press. Despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramping up preparations in his first weeks in office. Johnson ordered government departments to “turbo-charge” contingency planning after taking power on July 24. Promising “all necessary funding” beyond the […]

Vodafone Qatar Now Offers Easy 5G Smart Home Products

Vodafone Qatar Now Offers Easy 5G Smart Home Products

Vodafone Qatar continues to drive digital innovation in the country, with the launch of its latest smart home solution—GigaHome Smart — that features a number of smart products including smart light bulbs, smart sensors and smart plugs. To celebrate the launch of GigaHome Smart, new customers who subscribe to a GigaHome plan are offered a […]

LA and Doha Painting Streets To Reduce Temperatures

LA and Doha Painting Streets To Reduce Temperatures

A blue road near Souq Waqif has been intriguing visitors for some time. Now, Ashghal has come out with an explanation for the colourful pavement on parts of Abdullah bin Jassim Street by Souq Waqif it is a ‘pilot project for cool pavement’.  The nice-looking 200-metre blue surface is part of an experimental project to […]

China Increases Participation In Foreign Trade

China Increases Participation In Foreign Trade

Chinese local authorities said on Monday that Guangxi Zhuang region in China foreign trade has reached USD37.51 billion in the starting 7 months of the current year, adding 23.8 percent year on year, according to Xinhua. The customs authorities of Nanning, the regional capital, said that the increase came as a 19.6 percentage points more […]

Olympics Unfortunate Moments

Olympics Unfortunate Moments

The Olympics is the greatest sporting event and spectacle on the globe. The event consists of a number of sports as athletes from around the world compete for the ultimate glory, for themselves and their nation. While it does produce a number of top performances, there have been some embarrassing moments as well, as we […]

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

Yield Growth Announces its Lip Balm with Hemp Oil Passes European Union Compliance Review and 250,000 Units now being Manufactured Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 19, 2019) – The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that its Urban Juve Lip Balm with Hemp Oil can now be […]

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Demand for CBD is on the rise all over the world.In Europe, for example, the market is on course to grow 400% over the next four years, according to theBrightfieldGroup. “CBD is just starting to take hold in Europe, with both product availability and consumer awareness still quite limited. This is a great opportunity for […]

Sleeping Beauty Ballet To Be Held In St. Petersburg, Russia

Sleeping Beauty Ballet To Be Held In St. Petersburg, Russia

Azerbaijan’s Honored Artist Teymur Asgarov will perform in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “The Sleeping Beauty” ballet to be staged at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg on November 10. The Azerbaijani ballet star will play the role of Prince Desire, Azertag reported. Asgarov has been working in the Mariinsky Theater since 2011. He is a winner of the “Spirit […]

EU Tech EcoSystem To Compete With US – NJF Capital

EU Tech EcoSystem To Compete With US – NJF Capital

Europe’s tech ecosystem is becoming a worthy rival to the US thanks to a recent boom in tech and start-up entrepreneurship. Investors such as NJF Capital are seizing the opportunity to work with these exciting new disruptors. We often think of unicorn companies as a Silicon Valley phenomenon, but in 2018 alone, 17 European companies achieved […]

UAE’s Year Of Tolerance Sparks Global Initiatives

UAE’s Year Of Tolerance Sparks Global Initiatives

The Year of Tolerance in the UAE has gained both local and international significance, due to the launch of initiatives that aim to support the country’s long-term efforts to promote tolerance around the world, in coordination with relevant international bodies. In this report, the Emirates News Agency, WAM, highlights the UAE’s key local and global […]

Dubai Climbs To Become Most Visited Global Destination

Dubai Climbs To Become Most Visited Global Destination

Dubai welcomed 8.36 million international overnight visitors in the first six months (January-June) of 2019, posting a positive three percent in tourism volume growth compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism. The new figures reinforce the continued strength of […]

Fourth Bridge To Be Built Over Panama Canal

Fourth Bridge To Be Built Over Panama Canal

The consortium tasked with building the fourth bridge across the Panama Canal will be called to the National Assembly to help clear the fog surrounding the $1.4 billion project. Kayra Harding president of the Assembly’s  Public Infrastructure and Channel Affairs Committee of the National Assembly,, confirmed that this week they would be citing the consortium […]

Solar Power Farms Continue To Spread Across The Globe

Solar Power Farms Continue To Spread Across The Globe

Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that a 100.1 MWp solar plant utilizing the Company’s 1500Vdc central inverter solutions came online in Cafayate, Salta Province, Argentina, demonstrating the Company’s dedicated contribution to the largest solar plant in one of LATAM’s most booming solar energy regions. The project is located in Cafayate, a region […]

Canadian YouTubers Travel To Sri Lanka To Help Promote Tourism

Canadian YouTubers Travel To Sri Lanka To Help Promote Tourism

Canadian YouTubers Luke Martin and Sabrina Davidson of Chopstick Travel were in Sri Lanka to promote tourism for the island, working directly with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau. An exciting opportunity for the tourism sector of Sri Lanka, Chopstick Travel boasts over 500,000 thousand globally diverse subscribers, over 92 million views on their channel, […]

How Sub-Saharan Africa Can Adapt To The Fourth Industrial Revolution

How Sub-Saharan Africa Can Adapt To The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is reshaping the world of work. While policymakers in the West are struggling to respond, the task facing African governments appears even more daunting. In navigating the challenges and opportunities of the digital age, the continent’s policymakers must be willing to adapt and experiment. Most of today’s developed countries, and those […]

Electric Taxi’s Hit The Roads of China

Electric Taxi’s Hit The Roads of China

China’s BYD company which is currently providing an electric bus to Panama‘s Mibus service for evaluation was recently commissioned to deliver the first of what will eventually be a fleet of around 1,500 all-electric taxis in of Colón in Panama in cooperation with Ensa Servicios and Traservi say industry reports. A total of 1,500 electric […]

A Turbulent Week For Global Stocks

A Turbulent Week For Global Stocks

Global stock markets rose on Friday as investors put economic growth fears and trade jitters to one side, deciding that they had had enough drama and losses for one week. “We’re ending a turbulent week on a more positive note as exhausted traders the world over head into the weekend in a more buoyant mood,” […]

White House Believes Trade War Won’t Lead US Into Recession

White House Believes Trade War Won’t Lead US Into Recession

White House officials pushed back yesterday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States. ‘There is no recession in sight, White House economic adviser Larry […]

Do Men Lack Empathy For Women? A Study On Sexual Assualt

Do Men Lack Empathy For Women? A Study On Sexual Assualt

You may have seen it among your own friends: a high-profile #MeToo case triggers responses that assign some or all the blame on a victim of sexual harassment, with men more likely than women to side with an accused male. New research published Sunday in the Psychology of Women Quarterly suggests it is men’s empathy […]

The New Globalization

The New Globalization

The term globalization encompasses a range of social, political, and economic changes. Some disciplines including anthropology or sociology focus on cultural changes of growing interconnectedness, such as the expansion of brands like Nike and McDonalds, and the networked world through social media. Other disciplines such as economics track the exchange of finances, goods and services […]

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with their usual eating habits, a recent experiment suggests.  Researchers studied 1,252 women who had obesity, high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before they conceived — all so-called […]

Marketing Ideas For Success and Expansion

Marketing Ideas For Success and Expansion

For any business looking to expand from a local business to a national business, it’s important to have a solid marketing plan in place to ensure you are successful. Even if you’re a larger business that has planned and executed national marketing campaigns before, there are always lessons to be learned from previous campaigns that […]

Hong Kong’s Violent Protest Escalation Timeline

Hong Kong’s Violent Protest Escalation Timeline

Beijing, August 18: Anti-China forces in the West have colluded with local anti-China elements to cause the prolonged unrest in Hong Kong, the Chinese official news agency Xinhua says in a detailed report. ‘Foreign nationals were seen meeting and talking with radical protesters. Recently, leaders of “Hong Kong independence” groups secretly met with officials of […]

Japan’s Trade Surplus With The US Calls For Trade Negotiations

Japan’s Trade Surplus With The US Calls For Trade Negotiations

Japan’s politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States grew more than 15 percent in July, data showed Monday, as negotiators from the two economic powerhouses prepare to restart talks over a free trade deal. According to Japanese finance ministry statistics, the trade surplus with Washington climbed to 579.4 billion yen ($5.5 billion) last month, […]

Asian Markets Rally Amidst Trade Talk Resolutions

Asian Markets Rally Amidst Trade Talk Resolutions

Asian markets rallied Monday following a strong lead from Wall Street and comments from Donald Trump’s top economic adviser hailing “positive” trade talks with top Chinese negotiators. Optimism that central banks will provide fresh support to head off a global economic recession has also lent much-needed support to regional equities after last week’s sell-off, with […]

Rap Video Featuring Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement

Rap Video Featuring Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement

“Get those foreign agents outta town”, roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement as violent and spurred on by overseas governments. The rap video, overlaid with clips of protesters clashing with police and breaking into Hong Kong’s legislative […]

US and China Talk To End Trade War

US and China Talk To End Trade War

Washington and Beijing are working actively to revive negotiations aimed at ending the trade war that has rattled world markets, Donald Trump’s chief economic advisor said Sunday. If teleconferences between both sides’ deputies pan out in the next 10 days “and we can have a substantive renewal of negotiations,” Larry Kudlow said on “Fox News […]

‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

‘Good Boys’ Tops Box Office

Universal’s kid-oriented comedy “Good Boys” topped the North American box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $21 million for the weekend, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. It was the first time an R-rated comedy had placed No. 1 since the same studio’s Melissa McCarthy film “The Boss” in early 2016, according to Hollywood […]

Alaska No Longer Frozen All Year Round (w/Photos)

Alaska No Longer Frozen All Year Round (w/Photos)

Alaska has been America’s canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska’s warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Sea ice melted. Bering Sea fish swam in above-normal temperatures. So did children in the coastal town of Nome. Wildfire season started early […]

Trump Warns China Violence Against Hong Kong Could End Trade War Resolutions

Trump Warns China Violence Against Hong Kong Could End Trade War Resolutions

US President Donald Trump on Sunday warned China that carrying out a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown on Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters would harm trade talks between the two countries. “I think it’d be very hard to deal if they do violence, I mean, if it’s another Tiananmen Square,” Trump told reporters in New Jersey. “I think […]

Eating Disorders Surveyed In Australia

Eating Disorders Surveyed In Australia

Last week, federal health minister Greg Hunt announced that more than 60,000 Australians will be asked about their mental health and well-being as part of the intergenerational Health and Mental Health Study. The mental health survey will be run in 2020, with new data on how common mental illness is due the year after. This […]

Australian Treasurer Issues Financial Sector’s Reform Timetable

Australian Treasurer Issues Financial Sector’s Reform Timetable

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has issued a timetable for the government’s dealing with the recommendations from the royal commission into banking, superannuation and financial services, which aims to have all measures needing legislation introduced by the end of next year. The opposition has accused the government of dragging its feet on putting into effect the results […]

A Greener Future In Chemistry Through The Right Education

A Greener Future In Chemistry Through The Right Education

The chemical industry has been responsible for numerous technological advancements, but also many environmental problems and disasters. Principles applied through what’s called green chemistry seeks to reduce or eliminate hazardous substances in the design, manufacture and use of chemical products. These principles are now widely touted as the solution to making chemistry a field that […]

Classic Bond Aston Martin DB5 Sold for $6.4 million

Classic Bond Aston Martin DB5 Sold for $6.4 million

Fondly known as ‘the most famous car in the world’, the DB5, chassis no. DB5/2008/R, is one of just three surviving James Bond 007 DB5s seen in Goldfinger and as used in the promotion of Thunderball. A James Bond car, with revolving number plates, machine guns behind tail lights and devices to emit smoke, spread […]

Italian Coast Gaurd Rescues Migrants From Wooden Boat

Italian Coast Gaurd Rescues Migrants From Wooden Boat

Fifty-seven migrants were rescued by Italian customspolice and the coastguard and taken to the island of Lampedusa, theANSA news agency reported.  Among them, there is also a boy who is sick and was loaded on a stretcher by the doctors. To notice the boat, full of migrants, were the financiers who, together with the Harbor […]

Russia and Serbia To Keep Peace In Nuclear Use

Russia and Serbia To Keep Peace In Nuclear Use

During the recent visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Republic of Serbia, an inter-governmental agreement was signed for use of nuclear energy in peaceful purposes. The agreement creates a legal foundation for the practical implementation of joint projects in peaceful use of nuclear energy. Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Russia’s state atomic […]

FDA Approves Treatment For Scoliosis

FDA Approves Treatment For Scoliosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the most common form of scoliosis, called idiopathic scoliosis, that has not responded to conservative treatment options, such as external bracing.  The device, called The Tether – Vertebral Body Tethering System, is […]

Drones Take Over Farming

Drones Take Over Farming

Buzzing like a giant insect over the verdant Moselle Valley, a drone sprays fungicide over rows of vines. Last month over part of her century-old family estate near the borders with France and Germany. Luxembourg wine producer Corinne Kox began trials of the small unmanned aircraft. The test drone, guided by a pilot operating a […]

FDA Pushes For Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Boxes

FDA Pushes For Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Boxes

The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in the nation’s battle against tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. The new graphic warnings are a dramatic improvement over the current text-only warnings that have become stale and unnoticed, they […]

Airbnb Inc Profits Soar

Airbnb Inc Profits Soar

Airbnb Inc recorded $9.4 billion in total booking value in the first quarter, up 31 per cent from the year-ago quarter, a source familiar with the matter said, a key number that could help pull in investors as the home-sharing company plans its foray into the public market. The San Francisco-based home rentals company booked […]

iPhone 11 Release Comes This September

iPhone 11 Release Comes This September

It’s very likely that we will be witnessing the launch of the brand new iPhone 11 this year in September. With Apple’s tendency to introduce a new product every year, this iPhone would be the big release for 2019. However, there has been no official news from Apple (AAPL) about this. There are a number […]

Solar Powered Sunscreen Kiosk Designed To Protect Conveniently and Affordably

Solar Powered Sunscreen Kiosk Designed To Protect Conveniently and Affordably

ISF Incubator, the startup arm of Intellectual Ventures, today announced its partnership with a second startup company in Singapore, No Fry Zone. The company will provide on-demand access to sunscreen products for beachgoers and outdoor adventurers, with the first kiosks installed at Sentosa this month. No Fry Zone follows ISF Incubator’s first international startup, Secur3DP+, which was launched […]

Foldable Phones To Hit The Market This September

Foldable Phones To Hit The Market This September

The idea of foldable phones that has been mulling over for quite some time now is just about to give way to the next wave of technology that could grip the world. As a start, companies such as Samsung (SSNLF) and Huawei have been quick to announce the entry of foldable phones into the market. […]

Hong Kong Protesters Flood Tourist Hot Spots and Finance Hubs With Violence

Hong Kong Protesters Flood Tourist Hot Spots and Finance Hubs With Violence

Hong Kong democracy activists kicked off a weekend of fresh rallies yesterday in a major test for the movement following criticism over an airport protest earlier this week and as concerns mount over Beijing’s next move. The new marches came as thousands of pro-government supporters many waving Chinese flags gathered in a park to condemn […]