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Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies after long illness
Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, died Sunday at the age of 78, the company said. He had been comatose since suffering a heart attack in 2014.
Panama exceeds 128,000 COVID-19 cases, reports 6 new deaths
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) of Panama reported, through its epidemiological report, 649 new cases of covid-19 and 6 deaths from this disease in the country.
Colombia exceeds one million cases of Covid-19
Colombia surpassed this Saturday the symbolic threshold of one million cases of covid-19 registered in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the official balance of the Ministry of Health.
Operations in national airspace resume on Sundays
The Civil Aeronautical Authority of Panama reported this Saturday, October 24, that operations in the national airspace will resume on Sundays.
No COVID-19 cases have been detected on beaches, operations continue on Sunday
Panamanian families traveled this Saturday, October 24, to the different beaches of the country, while the health authorities and the Joint Task Force (FTC) began the operation very early to guarantee compliance with the established bios...
Gap exiting malls, to shutter 350 stores by 2024
Closings include 130 Banana Republic sites in North America
Trump Hasn’t Met With Virus Task Force in Months, Fauci Says
It’s been “several months” since President Donald Trump met with the White House coronavirus task force, said Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, who’s faced repeated criticism from the president.
This Scary Statistic Predicts Growing US Political Violence
Two researchers claim that a single number they call the “political stress indicator” can warn when societies are at risk of erupting into violence. It’s spiking in the US, just like it did before the Civil War.
Toronto: Hong Kong immigrant educates local Canadian women
Hong Kong immigrant calls a Canadian woman disgusting for not wearing a mask. The woman spits on him. He pushes woman off of the bus to where she belongs: the street.
With 10 days to go, time and history are not on Donald Trump's side
Covid has tanked the gains he made in the economy and any new stimulus could be too late
Snapchat cofounders net $2.2B in one week as coronavirus boosts usage
SNAP now boasts 249 million daily active users.
The best outdoor rugs: 6 picks to create an instant outdoor living space
Our round up of the best outdoor rugs are the perfect end of summer addition to your garden
A Leaked Internal Report Reveals The Wall Street Journal Is Struggling With Aging Readers And Covering Race
The report, obtained by BuzzFeed News, was dated the same month that ongoing tensions between news and opinion sections at Rupert Murdoch’s broadsheet spilled into the public.
The Best Clay Masks at Every Price Point
Say goodbye to excess oil.
Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US
The government has not presented enough evidence that WeChat is a security risk, the judge ruled.
And the winner of the presidential election is … Ohio bakery that called the last 9 races says it has the 2020 victor
Ohio and its hefty Electoral College votes matter a lot to the two presidential contenders as they swing it out in regular visits to the Buckeye States and others across the Midwest.
Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes in intensive care with COVID-19
Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes tested positive for coronavirus after attending an EU summit with her counterparts last week. She led a caretaker government before stepping down as PM earlier this month.
The Biden ‘Family Legacy’
Joe Biden has a problem, and his name is Hunter. Because the former vice president hasn’t had to answer any questions on this topic—and continued to refuse to do so in Thursday’s debate—that problem could soon become America’s.
How to Wear Chanel Pumps and Not Look Like 'Emily in Paris'
Just because they're classic doesn't mean they have to look basic.
Top Designers Reveal How to Create the Most Serene Home Ever
Reducing anxiety, one room at a time.
The first 'murder hornets' nest was found, already set to be obliterated
The nest, discovered by scientists in Washington state this week, is set to be wiped out Saturday.
For the first time ever, Time magazine removes logo on cover, replaces it with a plea to 'Vote'
Edward Felsenthal, Time’s editor-in-chief, says the upcoming elections are “ as consequential a decision as any of us has ever made at the ballot.”
Panama reports 639 new Covid-19 cases, accumulates 127,866 infections
Panama registered 639 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, raising the total accumulated infections to 127,866, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health (Minsa).
Up to 46 years prison sentence for those responsible for the death of minors burned in CCT
After almost 10 years of the death of five minors in a fire registered in the Tocumen Compliance Center (CCT), the convictions of those involved in this incident were confirmed.
Decree published that annuls the total quarantine on Sundays
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) published, this Friday, October 23, the executive decree that establishes a curfew schedule for the emergency declared due to the pandemic and annuls the total quarantine measure on Sundays in the country.
Authorities will install checkpoints at the entrances to beaches and rivers
The public health and safety authorities announced this Friday, October 23, that from this weekend checkpoints will be installed at the entrances to the beaches and rivers, with the aim of regulating the entry of people.
Why Trump Will Win
By Isaac Lopez
Donald Trump will win in November because the same forces that propelled him to victory in 2016 are even stronger today in 2020.
In WHO overhaul push, EU urges changes to handling of pandemics
The European Union wants the World Health Organization to become more transparent about how states report emerging health crises, a draft proposal on reforming the U.N. agency says, following criticism of China's initial handling of the ...
Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher claims he guessed password
Donald Trump’s Twitter account was allegedly hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported.
The Tocumen International Airport serviced 54,000 passengers in eight days
In the first week of reopening, the Tocumen International Airport handled 54,041 passengers.
Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds
In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming an earlier court decision.
Some Countries On "Dangerous Track" In Pandemic: World Health Organization
World Health Organization Director-General said too many countries are now seeing an exponential increase in coronavirus infections.
Joe Biden Pledges Free Covid Vaccine For "Everyone" In US If Elected
Joe Biden said that if he is elected he would be focused on bringing the pandemic to heel, and to help struggling Americans with the costs.
Should the Professional Be Political?
A Silicon Valley controversy raises questions about the role of activism in the workplace.
Full Giuliani Borat clip shows him touching Maria Bakalova and asking for her number before fleeing
The full clip of Rudy Giuliani in the Borat sequel shows him asking for the number and home address of actress Maria Bakalova, before attempting to flee from Sacha Baron Cohen.
The New Borat Movie Is Less a Satire Than an Exposé
The bumbling provocateur who stormed the United States in 2006 has now become an unlikely voice of reason.
What If Friendship, Not Marriage, Was at the Center of Life?
“Our boyfriends, our significant others, and our husbands are supposed to be No. 1. Our worlds are backward.”
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs to Testify Before Senate on Nov. 17
The chief executive officers of Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have agreed to testify on Nov. 17 before a Senate panel looking into restrictions their companies put an on article about the son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
Amid the pandemic recession, a global pensions crisis is building
The pandemic-induced recession has led to reduced pension contributions and higher government debt. Billions around the world, including in Hong Kong, face the prospects of working longer or having less income in retirement.
China threatens to stop recognising BN(O) passports after Britain’s visa move
Beijing hits back after Britain announces creation of new special class of visa for Hongkongers holding BN(O) passport.
6 fintech trends that will redefine the future of finance
November’s fully virtual Hong Kong FinTech Week features expert speakers, who will share their insights into Fourth Industrial Revolution
The gospel of separation according to Malcolm X
So determined was Malcolm X on black resistance and separatism that he even met secretly with the KKK, according to Les and Tamara Payne
In defence of millennial investors
THE URGE of the old to lament the folly of the young is as ancient as civilisation itself. “The beardless youth…does not foresee what is useful, squandering his money,” scowled the poet Horace, in 15BC. This year silver-haired Wall Stree...
Trump's attacks on Hunter Biden and Ukraine aren't surprising. Joe Biden's defense is.
The Biden campaign and Democratic pundits are still foolishly engaging in their own brand of disinformation instead of admitting past mistakes and moving on. Joe Biden's defense of Hunter and Burisma sets a dangerous precedent
Shirtless Egyptian police graduates goes viral
In what could be one of the steamiest — and strangest — job recruitment videos ever, shirtless Egyptian Police Academy graduates were depicted last week in an over-the-top display of brawn and bravado.
Turns out a planner left his heart, not in SF, but in San Bruno!
US Treasury sanctions Russian research institute over alleged links to dangerous malware
The United States has imposed sanctions on the State Research Center of the Russian Federation FGUP Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics, the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) stated.
How to get along with your boss while working remotely
There's one person at work you need to have a good relationship with for the sake of your career: your boss.
Hailey Bieber Got a New Tattoo in Tribute to Husband Justin
Bieber just added two tattoos to her collection.
WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE CHOOSING FURNITURE
Furnishing your home or apartment with the right furniture can be a very time-consuming task, especially when you have limited space. The task can seem daunting if you are low on a budget plus the space you are furnishing is poorly desig...
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