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Good riddance to 2021. Let 2022 bring fresh hope. That was a common sentiment on Friday as people around the world got ready to welcome in the New Year. In many places, plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations were muted or cancelled for the second straight year
After a grinding year that has seen at least 1.8 million people die from Covid-19, fresh waves of infection have sparked renewed lockdowns and forced would-be revellers to extend their 2020 tradition of watching events from the sofa.
Vaccine nationalism is a new concept in the current COVID-19 era, which is likely to hinder the global health and economic recovery causing more harm than the pandemic itself. Governments are scrambling to acquire vaccines for their populations
The speed at which depositors fled Silicon Valley Bank this month – withdrawing $42 billion in 24 hours – has left authorities confronting a new risk: the social media-driven bank run. Gone are the days when lines of people outside banks served as the defining image of a lender on the brink. In today’s turbocharged digital age,
Some time ago a man visited an art gallery and accidentally left his glasses there. They’d fallen out of his pocket and, unbeknownst to him, they’d landed on the floor near a wall. What do you think happened next? Well, a lot of things could have happened. Someone could have picked them up and handed them in to ‘lost and found’.
I am new to the UAE. I have come here for a very short time with my family. I am having a good time. I have come here from Belgium for a project. The work culture of the UAE is very good. What I like most is communication from the government’s department. I am amazed at the way the UAE Government and their departments communicate
It was a revealing moment during Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s tightly scripted visit to Moscow: Standing in the doorway of the Grand Kremlin Palace, he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the two of them were “witnessing the changes that haven’t been seen in more than a century, and we are pushing them together.”