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Pandemic gives Dubai chance to put tech to the test (source — www.thesundaily.my) 24/05/2020 11:30:49

DUBAI: From smart police helmets to research labs, the novel coronavirus has given Dubai an opportunity to test its technological and scientific clout as it shapes its approach to the pandemic.A key p...

Trump golfs as wary U.S. embarks on Memorial Day weekend (source — feeds.reuters.com) 23/05/2020 22:36:45

Memorial Day weekend, which culminates in gatherings to honor U.S. military dead, got off to a cautious start on Saturday, especially in rain-soaked New York, epicenter of the coronavirus crisis that ...

Wary U.S. embarks on Memorial Day weekend amid rain at COVID-19 epicenter (source — feeds.reuters.com) 23/05/2020 21:18:09

Memorial Day weekend, which culminates in ceremonies to honor U.S. military dead, got off to a cautious start on Saturday, especially in rain-soaked New York, epicenter of the coronavirus crisis that ...

John Nguyen,who lost his corporate job due to COVID-19 $15,000 a week selling Korean BBQ Eat Box Now (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 23/05/2020 18:15:35

Data scientist John Nguyen, from Sydney, who lost his corporate job due to the coronavirus crisis is now making $15,000 a week selling restaurant-ready Korean barbecue boxes.

US discussed holding first nuclear test in decades: report (source — www.thesundaily.my) 23/05/2020 09:29:25

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s (pix) administration has discussed holding the first US nuclear test since 1992 as a potential warning to Russia and China, the Washington Post reported Friday.Suc...

Why Sweden is unlikely to make a U-turn on its controversial Covid-19 strategy | Tae Hoon Kim (source — www.theguardian.com) 22/05/2020 16:00:25

For a foreigner living here, the country’s approach to handling the crisis is worrying, but it is partly explained by its history See all our coronavirus coverageCoronavirus – latest updatesSweden has...

Coronavirus: What Does ‘Test, Track And Trace’ Actually Mean? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 22/05/2020 09:25:38

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Back in mid-March, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said the group’s...

'Test, Track And Trace' Is Set To Start In England From June 1. Here's What That Actually Means (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 22/05/2020 09:25:38

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Back in mid-March, the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said the group’s...

Covid-19 track and trace: what can UK learn from countries that got it right? (source — www.theguardian.com) 21/05/2020 16:54:23

Pledge of ‘world-beating’ system will have to look to likes of South Korea and GermanyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson’s insistence that the UK will be able to...

South Korean soccer club receives record fine for using sex dolls as spectators in stands (source — www.foxnews.com) 21/05/2020 14:13:08

A South Korean soccer club was fined a record $82,000 on Wednesday for using sex dolls in the stands in place of real fans because of the coronavirus pandemic keeping spectators out of stadiums.

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