World leaders to address special session of UNGA on Covid-19 pandemic

Bozkir’s Spokesperson Brenden Varma, replying to a question on whether it was far too late to hold the special session on Covid-19, said the President of the General Assembly agrees that it is already too late to have this meeting, which should have been held in the summer as the coronavirus cases were rapidly increasing […]

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India’s first female, comic book superhero tackles COVID-19 in ‘Priya’s Mask’

The series began with Priya’s Shakti (2014) after the gang rape of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi in 2012. This was followed by Priya’s Mirror, where Priya joined forces with a group of acid attack survivors; and Priya and the Lost Girls (2019), where she tackled sex trafficking. The books were […]

Lao Embassy in Hanoi celebrates National Day

Addressing the event, Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang stressed that the birth of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic 45 years ago opened up a new era in which the Lao people can decide their own fate and become the real owner of a free and independent country.

World leaders to address high-level, special session of UN General Assembly on COVID-19

Bozkir’s Spokesperson Brenden Varma, replying to a question on whether it was far too late to hold the special session on COVID-19, said the President of the General Assembly agrees that it is already too late to have this meeting, which should have been held in the summer as the coronavirus cases were rapidly increasing […]

Grand ceremony in Hanoi celebrates Laos’ 45th National Day

On behalf of the Lao Party, State, and people, Ambassador Sengphet Houngboungnuang said the Laos-Vietnam great friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation are priceless assets shared by both peoples. He acknowledged the Vietnamese Party, State, and people’s wholehearted assistance to his country during the struggle for national liberation in the past as well as national […]

Biden gets to look at “Death, Destruction, and Horrible Things Book”

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden wrote in his book that revelations and new insight found in the PDB are known as aw s— moments. As in: Aw s—,” he wrote, “wish we hadn’t said that during that campaign stop in Buffalo.

12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Y: The Last Man By Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra What would happen if every male mammal in the world suddenly died, leaving one guy and his pet monkey as the only living carriers of the “Y” chromosome? That’s the premise of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s groundbreaking, award-winning comic book series that […]

Warmer world in 2020 busted weather records, hurt people: UN Body

A new analysis by Climate Action Tracker scientists who monitor carbon pollution and pledges to cut them said public commitments to emission cuts, if kept, would limit warming to about 2.6 degrees Celsius (4.7 degrees Fahrenheit) and possibly as low as 2.1 degrees Celsius. Those public commitments include President-elect Joe Biden’s promise that the US […]

World RX postpones Barcelona opener over coronavirus

“We are sorry to announce today that due to the coronavirus panic our Titans RX 2020 calendar will have to be rescheduled,” said the series in a statement. “We are in talks with the race tracks and wait for a clearer picture about the length of the scare. We have agreed with GP3R [Grand Prix […]