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A year-round social impact innovation programme for graduate students across the world, Global Grad Show, an initiative by the Art Dubai Group, has received entries from 125 universities in 40 countries during the application phase of its initiative addressing the collateral issues of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Each morning during these most unusual of times, I find an inbox filled with messages from both my medical colleagues and well-informed laypeople attaching articles or links to webpages referencing the latest “breakthroughs” in the fight against the coronavirus.
As a result of the novel coronavirus epidemic, most economic activities have stopped, where staying indoors and social distancing have become a normal lifestyle for countless people in recent days. Consequently, the ‘Homebody Economy’ activities are rising among the millions of stay-at-home people around the world.
At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc around the world, the UAE’s resilient food system is tackling head-on the issues related to the global food supply, as lucidly pointed out by Mariam Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of State for Food Security.
Those who can move or walk normally, who have all their limbs intact, do not know how blessed they are. Only those who are physically challenged or differently-abled know the anguish, the pain, the discomfort they feel every time they try to make a move.
With president-elect Joseph Biden so well versed and well traveled in Latin America, optimism about the future course of US relations with its southern neighbours is running high. But in diplomacy as in finance, past performance is no guarantee of future results.
It’s a disgrace. The drama series called The Crown isn’t accurate, so Conservative MPs and the Daily Mail insist there should be a warning, from a historian, before each episode, telling us this isn’t accurate. Because when anyone mentions the royals, they must be accurate.