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South America Is Eyeing Bitcoin: Who Will Be Next to Follow El Salvador?
After Bitcoin's adoption as legal currency in El Salvador, the crypto world has been watching and waiting for who will be next. There are a few South American countries which are preparing to vote for legalizing crypto and paving the way...
Panama reports 1,048 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths in 24 hours
The epidemiological report reflects that to date some 373,896 people have been recovered from the coronavirus.
Roberto "Hands of Stone" Durán celebrated his 70th Birthday today amongst boxers
Former boxer "Manos de Piedra" Durán was moved when Pedro 'el Rockero' Alcázar arrived at the gym, and they sang "Happy Birthday" to him.
Qatar 2022: here's the calendar of team Panama games
The Panama team will debut against Costa Rica at home, on the first triple date of September in Octagonal, heading to Qatar 2022.
PAHO asks to tighten measures against covid-19 in countries with high transmission
Regions of Mexico and Brazil, as well as Cuba, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile and Uruguay have reported an increase in infections recently, PAHO said.
More than a million turtles have been born on the beaches of Panama in 10 years
Sea turtles are in danger due to excessive and illegal capture of adult specimens.
Prevention warning issued for "typical rains of the season"
It is a warning due to the passage of Tropical Wave # 6 that will be reinforcing the accumulated rains for this Thursday.
Thailand to be fully open for tourism in 4 months, says the Thai PM
Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-o-cha, said in a televised address on Wednesday that he aims to open up the whole country to foreign tourists within the next 120 days starting today.
Coca-Cola sees $4 BILLION knocked off its market value after Cristiano Ronaldo "water" snub!
Cristiano Ronaldo moves Coca-Cola bottle out of the way at presser and says, 'Aqua,' stock drops
General Motors CEO: GM Would Accept Bitcoin if There's Consumer Demand
According to the CEO of General Motors (GM), Mary Barra, nothing precludes them from accepting bitcoin if there is consumer demand for it.
China Crackdown on Bitcoin Mining Is a Driver for Clean BTC Mining Solutions – Fintechs.fi
China’s recent crackdown on Bitcoin mining has led to an increase in clean bitcoin mining operations, as a positive side product.
Man with 39 wives dies in India
A 76-year-old man who had 39 wives and 94 children and was said to be the head of the world's largest family has died in northeast India, the chief minister of his home state said.
A Light-Filled Atrium With a Tree House Anchors a Narrow Residence in Vietnam
Story Architecture designs an indoor/outdoor dwelling in Ho Chi Minh City with plenty of room for a family of four to work, live, and play.
Nautical Stripes Offer Timeless Summer Flair
Get on board with the maritime fashion trend that will keep you looking stylish on both land and sea
Putin calls his first summit with Biden "constructive"
Joe Biden took the initiative and held out his hand to Vladimir Putin. "It is always better to meet face to face," said the American.
Windows 11 leak reveals new UI, Start menu, and more
Screenshots reveal new Start menu and taskbar design.
El Salvador Considering Paying Employee Salaries in Bitcoin
According to Rolando Castro, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare in El Salvador, the government is discussing whether companies in the country should pay their employees in Bitcoin.
Sotheby’s Will Auction 'World Wide Web' Source Code As NFT
Next week Sotheby's auction will witness something very unusual: Sir Tim Berners-Lee will auction the original source code he used to create the World Wide Web as an NFT.
Bitcoin Emits Less Than 2% of the World’s Military-industrial Complex Carbon Emissions
A recently published study shows that Bitcoin mining produces a tiny fraction of the carbon emissions coming from the world’s military-industrial complex, which pulls the carpet under the political 'environmentally justified attack' agai...
New restrictive measures implemented in various sectors of the country
In the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Darién and in the Ngäbe-Buglé region, no restrictive measures were implemented due to the low contagion rate.
Panamanian travelers with full vaccination and negative COVID-19 test will not have to quarantine
The Minsa announced that this new measure will take effect from next Monday, June 21.
Alibaba Executive Says Founder Jack Ma "Lying Low": Reports
Jack Ma is "lying low" and focusing on hobbies and philanthropy, an executive said.
Bitcoin Up 11% After Musk Says Tesla Will Accept It When Miners Use More Clean Energy
SpaceX/Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc. will resume bitcoin cryptocurrency transactions when mining is done with more clean energy.
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers, suggesting that if G7 is really concerned about the well-b...
Republicans Introduce Bill To Fire Anthony Fauci, Face Of US Covid Response
Anthony Fauci, who has advised seven US presidents, had become a trusted figure in the government's Covid-19 response, beginning with his work during Donald Trump's administration.
Panama reports 848 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death in 24 hours
There are a total of 373,070 recovered patients and 9,651 active COVID-19 cases, of which 9,130 are in home isolation.
'I Thought He Was Joking': Finnish Huawei Boss Slammed for 'Crazy' 7-Day Work Week Proposal
According to Huawei Finland's cyber security chief Mika Lauhde, who personally admitted to having worked 80-hour weeks with no summer vacation for years, seven-day work weeks would bolster Finland's stance against competitors.
Coronavirus Was Likely Present In US From December 2019
The National Institutes of Health study analyzed 24,000 stored blood samples contributed by volunteers across the country from January 2 to March 18, 2020.
Eight alleged members of 'Baghdad' criminal gang are detained in Capira
Suspected Baghdad gang members are linked to homicides, robbery-related crimes, theft, and drugs.
Boris Johnson Delays Reopening After Warning That Thousands Could Die
Boris Johnson has delayed lifting the last COVID-19 restrictions in the UK by a month.
1,000-Year-Old German Boys' Choir To Open Door To Girls
Founded in 975 and one of the oldest choirs in continuous existence in the world, the Regensburger Domspatzen is attached to a Catholic boarding school and a secondary school where the curriculum is heavily focussed on music.
‘F*ck you. No f*cking way’: Roger Waters shuts down ‘idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg after he asks to use Pink Floyd song
Roger Waters is not mincing words when it comes to whether Mark Zuckerberg can use 'Another Brick in the Wall' to promote Instagram.
Panama receives new batch of Pfizer vaccine with 42,120 doses
This is the nineteenth batch of the vaccine against covid-19 from the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer that Panama receives.
Relatives of disappeared agent file complaint against Senan director
The complaint is filed after the relatives discovered, through technical expert reports, that the aircraft in which Miguel Ávila was traveling had defects.
AstraZeneca post-exposure drug reduce the risk of developing Covid-19 by only 33%
AstraZeneca's drug does not prevent symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus.
Billionaire Mackenzie Scott gives away £2bn more
Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated another $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to a range of charities.
Bitcoin an ‘alternative store of value’ for the future: Digital asset expert
Investing in Bitcoin can fight ‘hidden tax’ of inflation, digital asset expert Perianne Boring said
Petition to deny Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin spaceflight reentry to Earth making the rounds
A new petition is looking to make Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos' upcoming suborbital spaceflight a one-way trip.
Which European countries have the least travel restrictions right now?
A guide to the countries popular with tourists which allow travellers in, facilitate internal travel and don’t have early curfews.
US hits 600,000 Covid deaths, the most for any country
The US has reached a grim milestone of more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, even as the number of lives lost and cases decreases amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.
European Parliament overwhelmingly backs ban on caged animal farming
MEPs voted in favour of banning the practice of caged animal farming, with 558 in favour, 37 against and 85 abstentions.
Uber CEO insists drivers are getting 'higher cut of the fare hike' amid criticism over price increases
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi confirmed fare hikes in wake of pandemic
Hong Kong cryptocurrency trader targeted in HK$2 million robbery
Suspects sprayed unknown substance in 22-year-old victim’s eyes during attack in Kwun Tong, before grabbing bag full of cash.
Lawmakers unveil measure that could break up big tech companies like Amazon, Apple
A proposal would force large companies to split up or spin off businesses that present a conflict of interest
Nearly 26M Amazon, Facebook, Apple, eBay user logins stolen by hackers
Websites such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay, Facebook were targeted
McDonald's becomes latest cyberattack victim: What's going on?
Fast-food chain was able to 'quickly identify and contain' threats on its network
Is the great digital-nomad workforce actually coming?
Are we actually on the brink of remote workers scattering across the globe en masse – or are predictions of the new, great digital-nomad movement overblown?
The sexual assault of sleeping women: the hidden, horrifying rape crisis in Britain’s bedrooms
A recent survey suggested a shockingly high proportion of women have been sexually assaulted by a partner as they slept. Now more and more are speaking out
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