David Attenborough featured in HELLO! magazine’s Kind List

“Working with David, you quickly realise that his passion for sharing the wonders of the natural world that comes across on TV is absolutely genuine and a big part of who he is.” – Colin Butfield, WWF’s Executive Producer for David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet “David is not only a compelling storyteller, but […]

Oprah Winfrey featured in HELLO! magazine’s Kind List

“There is something that you can do in your life right now, today, to make a difference in the life of somebody else’s. To extend yourself in kindness, to anybody, is an extension of kindness in the world.” – Oprah Through her Oprah Winfrey Foundation, she has donated millions of dollars to organisations such as […]

Scary Monsters and Superfreaks: The World of Stephen King, A to Z

V: VampiresDuring his early-Seventies tenure as a high school teacher, King had a penchant for assigning both Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Thornton Wilder’s Our Town to his students. For his second novel, he decided to smash the two concepts together, setting this hybrid horror story in a bucolic Maine town called Jerusalem’s Lot — known […]

Freedom of Information Act: 103 stories that prove Chris Grayling wrong

76: Hushed up, the taxpayer’s £350,000 legal aid bill for arson couple who killed six of their own children in fire at their home: Daily Mail

Bình Sơn Refining and Petrochemical JSC reports $7.4 million Q3 profits

Workers at Dung Quất Oil Refinery in the central province of Quảng Ngãi, operated by Bình Sơn Refining and Petrochemical JSC (BSR). BSR currently trades on the Unlisted Public Company Market (UPCoM) with the code BSR. — Photo bsr.com.vn

Amendmends to enterprise, investment laws must promote SOE efficiency

In a recent document sent to the Government about VAFI’s recommendations regarding amendments to the enterprise and investment laws, the association pointed out that there was a shortage of effective solutions to tackle the weak management at SOEs, which was hindering the country’s socio-economic development.

Trump finally agrees to Biden transition – but still not conceding

Picked to manage the world’s biggest economy as Treasury secretary was Janet Yellen, who will make history as the first woman in the job if confirmed. The 74-year-old was confirmed as Federal Reserve chairwoman under Obama in 2014 and replaced by Trump four years later.

Solomon Systech takes part in the special exhibition organized by the Hong Kong Museum of History and the FHKI

Raymond Wang, Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Systech (International) Limited (the listed parent company of Solomon Systech Limited) said, ”Walking together with Hong Kong and the FHKI for years, we believe technology will help shape a better world.  Hence, we endeavor to put effort in enriching and extending our intellectual property portfolio, so as to develop cutting-edge technologies […]

Feminist Novel by Korean Author Earns Another Honor in U.S.

The daily said, “A sensation when it appeared in [Korea] in 2016, the novel recounts, in the dispassionate language of a case history, the descent into madness of a young wife and mother — a Korean everywoman whose plight illuminates the effects of a sexist society.”

38 Bookish Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Science Fiction And Fantasy

In this memoir, Okorafor — the award-winning author of many books, including Binti and Akata Witch — describes her paralysis and slow recovery after a scoliosis surgery goes wrong. Before the surgery, Okorafor was a star track athlete and had not envisioned herself as a writer. During her recovery, she has morphine-induced hallucinations of bugs […]