ADB approves 20-mln-USD loan to help Laos fight COVID-19

Vientiane (VNA) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on May 25 approved a loan worth 20 million USD to support Laos’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In its statement, the bank said that the loan is additional financing to the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Health Security Project in order to help the Lao Health Ministry […]

Grenell Quits Occupied Germany

So, let’s face it. Germany, as with most other European countries, is a de facto vassal state under the tutelage of Washington. US intelligence agencies spy on European leaders with impunity; Washington threatens European governments with sanctions if they dare pursue independent foreign policies; and the US dragoons European states into exorbitant military spending which […]

Purdue University president says not reopening in the fall would be ‘unacceptable’

Daniels’ plan appears to be the kind of local initiative President Trump has asked for as he pushes governors to “REOPEN OUR COUNTRY!” on a near-daily basis, despite reopening guidelines released by the White House which lay out specific benchmarks for reopening that many states have not yet met. Just this weekend, Trump threatened to “override” […]

Boris Johnson’s approval rating plummets to -1% after defending Dominic Cummings

Further defending the senior Government aide, Mr Gove said: “People can then form their own judgment about whether or not what they thought he did was wise. My own view is that it is entirely reasonable.

Lee Purcell recalls being mentored by pal Steve McQueen, working alongside Kirk, Michael Douglas

With Kirk, that was much later in my career. Kirk is Kirk Douglas… He again was of my parents’ generation. I mean, there’s a reason he’s still alive at 102 — he’s just so full of life. When I first met Kirk, I was just so amazed. Here’s a guy who was so enthusiastic to be […]

Leak official document and be fired – FG warns Civil servants

READ ALSO: UK to introduce 14-day quarantine for international arrivals “In some cases, official documents that have been minuted on are also leaked. This irresponsible and reckless action is an act of serious misconduct with a penalty of dismissal from service as provided for in Public Service Rules Nos. 030401 and 030402.

Feature: Chinese documentary filmmaker to experience first online film festival amid COVID-19 pandemic

Xu said the pandemic would in no way change his determination to continue his career. “This is what I do, and what I love,” he said. “After the pandemic fades, things will get better, and I’ll definitely go outside immediately with my camera, and start filming.” Enditem

Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks packed, prompting coronavirus travel advisory

“This reckless behavior endangers countless people and risks setting us back substantially from the progress we have made in slowing the spread of COVID-19,” County Executive Sam Page said Monday. “I encourage everyone to follow the Department of Public Health advisory to determine a safe path forward in the workplace.”

Hong Kong’s moment of truth — and China’s

But the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has proved itself to be truer to its authoritarian roots than to its solemn word expressed in international agreements. Not content to wait until 2047 to absorb Hong Kong into its Greater China empire, it has gradually squeezed the territory’s autonomy and reneged on the promise of full self-government […]

Missouri county issues travel advisory for Lake of the Ozarks after Memorial Day parties

The Lake of the Ozarks, likely known by most as the setting for Netflix’s series “Ozark,” is about three hours from the state’s largest cities — St. Louis and Kansas City — making it the go-to in-state destination for vacations and holiday weekends.