After Rio, Olympics headed for Asian venues seen as safe

“It’s going to need a lot of careful planning to get people from venue to venue,” said IOC Vice President John Coates. “It’s a more complex situation than Rio. On the positive side they have a very good transport infrastructure that connects all parts of the city. I think they’re up for it, no worry […]

Coronavirus live updates: Bay Area daily case numbers hit new record

2:55 p.m. LA County public health director urges people to stay home: Los Angeles County’s temporary stay at home order bans all private and public gatherings with people from more than one household, except for faith-based services and protests, said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, the county’s public health director. The stay-at-home order begins Monday and will […]

Placing the 9th senate on the scale, one year after

And in furtherance of its economic rebirth goal, this senate embraced fully the duty of strengthening budgeting for sustainable national development, as this essential task had been serially relegated. Lawan repeatedly stressed that towards revamping the economy “the budget 2020 is going to be part of what we want to do differently from the previous […]

CISLAC felicitates with 9th NASS after 12 months of inauguration

However, the organization tasked the 9th NASS on improving on critical issues of national priority in order to make more impact on the lives of Nigerians, which include an amendment to the Electoral Reforms Act; coordination and result-oriented approach in the anti-corruption fight; review of Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB); legislation on Asset Recovery […]

Using cloud, big data and biometrics to build the airport of the future

That digitally-enabled, joined-up vision is a big break from the existing experience of air travel, yet Ibbitson says it could be a reality in as little as two years. He wants to use a combination of emerging technologies, such as cloud services, big data and – most crucially of all, perhaps – biometrics, to change […]