“God Forbid You Ever Have To Face The Choice That I Faced.” Belarus’s Opposition Candidate Has Fled The Country As The Government Cracks Down.

The United States, which has worked hard to normalize relations with Belarus over the past year or more, is keeping a close eye on the events in the country. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Minsk in February, and in April, President Donald Trump nominated Julie Fisher, currently a deputy assistant secretary of state, to […]

The city was at the epicenter of Europe’s pandemic. Now its soccer club wants to ‘bring a smile’ back to ‘damaged’ region

“It doesn’t matter who we are playing against, you have to try to win. If it’s Juventus away, Napoli away, of course it will be harder to win those games than if you play against the teams down the bottom, but the mindset has to be that you can always win, that you always want […]

HCM City readies land to expand infrastructure at IPs and EPZs

According to the General Statistics Office, the city attracted $1.6 billion worth of FDI in the first five months to rank third in the country behind only Bac Lieu ($4 billion) and Ba Ria-Vung Tau ($1.9 billion) provinces.

Reintroducing uncultivated edible plants into our kitchens

Leaves absorb a lot of heavy metals from the soil they are grown in. Perhaps, during the monsoon, the metals in the soil are leached by the heavy rains. That could be a reason for consuming leaves during the monsoon.For the same reasons, while making leaves part of your diet, it is always best to […]

PM approves investment plan for Đồng Đăng-Trà Lĩnh Expressway

The first phase, which will be carried out in 2020-24, will connect the Tân Thanh border gate in Lạng Sơn Province to Phúc Sen Commune in Cao Bằng Province’s Quảng Hòa District. The second phase, which will be implemented after 2025, will be from Quảng Hòa District to the Trà Lĩnh border gate in Cao Bằng Province.

The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID

At that rate Mexico will reach a half million confirmed cases soon, but given the extremely low rate of testing — less than 1.1 million tests in a country of almost 130 million inhabitants — the number would like be a vast undercount. For the most part, only people with considerable symptoms are tested in […]

Let’s move to Ilford, east London: ‘One of today’s boomtowns’

Where to buy Outside the town centre, it’s a sea of late Victorians, Edwardians and 1920s terraces, semis and a few detacheds. Fanciest is in north Ilford, around Cranbrook, and towards Valentines Park; I rather like the little Garden City Estate. West around Parkway and Egerton Gardens, too. Detacheds, £550,000-£900,000. Semis, £400,000-£800,000. Three-bed terraces, £350,000-£550,000. […]

Told you so: Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is a bad idea (and now its partners know it, too)

While many of the founding members read like a list of wannabe VC-funded cryptocurrency speculators, the big names were Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Stripe, and eBay. It’s important to note that while these entities are among the primary movers of money among consumers, they are not banks. No banks joined the Libra Association, a fact I […]

Gerard Butler cuts a casual figure as he enjoys afternoon bike ride around scenic Malibu

His impressive resume includes Reign Of Fire (2002), The Phantom Of The Opera (2004), 300 (2006), PS I Love You (2009), three films as part of the How To Train Your Dragon franchise (2010, 2014 and 2019), and the Fallen franchise (2013, 2016 and 2019). 

New Zealand scrambles to find source of new virus infections

The nation’s parliament was due to be dissolved Wednesday ahead of a general election on Sept. 19 as lawmakers hit the campaign trail. But Ardern said she was delaying the dissolution until at least Monday in case lawmakers needed to meet at short notice. She said she was also seeking advice about options for the […]