Thailand spends $560 million on EEC development

The official said Thailand wants to speed upinvestment in the region, especially in transport, adding that the government isapplying a holistic approach to budget allocation as it needs efficientcoordination between many state agencies and educational institutions.

Closure of schools due to COVID-19 may lead to online child sexual abuse, warns IJM

“While there haven’t been any cases reported yet in India, it is highly possible that seasoned human trafficking criminals will exploit the current situation. Sex-traffickers were found to use social media applications to engage customers in 90% of cases where we supported the police to rescue children in the last two years,” said Saji Philip, […]

OUP India offers free online access to its educational resources on coronavirus

OUP’s academic journals website has launched a new free hub of over 2,500 research articles and online chapters relevant to coronavirus and related topics and has also been added to the Google Scholar homepage which will help to facilitate searches for COVID-19 research and articles.

All about your phone’s developer options

Meet up with multiplayer Stay connected with these multiplayer games for Oculus Quest Your favorite multiplayer VR experience won’t be the same as someone else’s: do you prefer making friends with strangers, dueling random enemies, meeting up virtually with friends you already know, or bonding with people physically in the room with you? We’ve picked […]

COVID-19: Ramesh Aravind On Shivaji Surathkal Sequel: ‘All Of The Writing Is Happening Online’

Ramesh Aravind is currently basking in the success of his last release, Shivaji Surathkal. The whodunit hit the silver screens on February 21 and received massive praise from the critics and audiences. The movie is all set to get a sequel and Ramesh, in a recent interview, shared more details about it. He also spoke […]

Our post-pandemic selves: why the virus is an opportunity to grow and develop

According to Dr Susan David, a Harvard psychologist and host of a new Ted podcast series on coping emotionally with the pandemic, living through a crisis can be genuinely formative. “People who’ve gone through trauma or struggle in the way that we are experiencing now, that struggle can simultaneously be distressing, and there is enormous […]

Philippine economic growth to fall to 2.0 pct in 2020 due to COVID-19

On March 14, ADB approved a 3-million-U.S.-dollar grant to help the government deliver much-needed emergency medical supplies and equipment, including a new laboratory to enhance the country’s capacity to conduct more COVID-19 tests. This week, ADB launched a 5-million-U.S.-dollar project to provide critical food supplies for poor families in Metro Manila.

Nigeria faced with unprecedented economic challenge – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the country was faced with enormous challenge that no government in the history of Nigeria has ever faced. Osinbajo, who stated this at the inaugural meeting of the Economic Sustainability Committee set up by President Muhammdu Buhari on Monday to design and respond to the impact of COVID-19 […]

Friday 5: Drivers take fans behind the scenes online

“Even when I was doing it very, very casually and whenever I had some time in 2017 and 2018 … I found going to the real race track when I was racing full-time in the Xfinity Series, people would come to me, kids, very young, say middle school age and younger, they’d be like ‘Hey […]

AIIB Pledges $5bn For Crisis Recovery Facility to To Fight, Tackle Economic Shock Of COVID-19 Crisis

The news comes after the bank announced in February donations of $1mn USD and 40 tonnes of supplies to frontline healthcare professionals in Wuhan and Beijing at the height of the crisis in February. The organisation said at the time it planned to work with the Chinese government to boost national emergency public health infrastructure […]