Philippines’ Duterte has ‘huge trust’ in Russia vaccine, volunteers for trial

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lauded Russia’s efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and is willing to participate in trials, as he welcomed a supply offer from Moscow that he expects will be free of charge.

3 critical steps to take before you start investing

An emergency fund implies creating a kitty that is easily accessible in case of a health-related emergency such as hospitalisation, dental procedure, etc. or any other contingency such as a job loss. The amount allocated towards emergencies should be sufficient to tide over a cash crunch and deal with contingencies. It’s advisable to allocate about […]

Mankind shall resolve challenges rationally, peacefully in atomic era: U.S. historian

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — Facing the threat of instant annihilation from atomic bombings, another world war is simply not an option for any reason or for any nation at any time, and the only option for mankind is the rational and peaceful resolution of its challenges, said a U.S. historian on Monday.

PM approves investment plan of Dong Dang-Tra Linh expressway

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 10 approved the investment plan of the Dong Dang-Tra Linh expressway under the public-private partnership (PPP) model. The 115km expressway connects the northern mountainous provinces of Lang Son and Cao Bang. It will have four lanes and allow vehicles to ply at 80km per hour. […]

Indo Trans Logistics receives $70 million financing package from IFC

High logistics costs impact the overall cost of doing business and negatively affect Vietnam’s competitiveness both globally and domestically. “This is why, despite uncertainties amid the ongoing pandemic, the IFC is steadfast in its commitment to support essential investment in Vietnam’s logistics supply chain to help facilitate more efficient and competitive trade,” said Kyle Kelhofer, IFC […]

NH GOP sends wrong return address on absentee request forms

The return address printed on the forms correctly lists the street address of town clerks across the state but incorrectly prints the town as, “Durham, NH,” on all forms regardless of the voter’s location. If voters from other cities or towns return the form to Durham, their application will be rejected.

Georgia board approves online absentee ballot request portal

The rule authorizing the creation of the online absentee ballot request portal was an emergency rule, meaning it took effect immediately after the vote and will remain in effect for six months, Germany said. That means that the board would have to vote again to reauthorize the online request portal to make it permanent.

Drug Traffickers Minting Money in Pandemic to Smuggle ‘Happy Pills’ Into India from Europe

Banking on easy mode payments like Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, drug traffickers from Europe have flooded the Indian market with ecstasy, famously known as “happy pills” or the “rich man’s trip”. The demand for this pill has increased in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which has left most people with less modes of entertainment […]

NBA, PDP kick, as Buhari says with Army, Police, APC could’ve overrun opposition

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Enugu State eyes soaring digital economy with e-YES

It is against this background that the Enugu State Government set up the Enugu Youth Empowerment Scheme (e-YES), an innovative initiative aimed at empowering youths living in the state with training in digital skills. As well, the forward-looking government invented e-YES in recognition of the place of technology and digitization, which are obviously the new […]