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The Dangers of a Space Race Between the U.S. and China
That’s Debatable is an interactive series on today’s most pressing issues. This week’s resolution: Is a U.S.-China space race good for humanity?
Arguing for the motion are Physicist Avi Loeb and former NASA Scientist Bidushi Bhattacharya.
Against the motion are Theoretical Physicist Michio Kaku and Observer Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow and Nuclear and Space Policy Initiative head Raji Rajagopalan.
That’s Debatable is presented by Bloomberg and Intelligence Squared.
Panama reports 470 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in 24 hours
With a total of 470 new cases of Covid-19, Panama raised its total number of infections to 340,915, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health, 28 February.
Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy Jailed In Corruption Case
A French court on Monday convicted former president Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption and influence peddling, handing him a three-year prison sentence of which two years ...
Identity card will determine day and time of vaccination against COVID-19
The administrator of the Government Innovation Authority (AIG), Luis Oliva, detailed that the identity card will determine the day and time of the application of the vaccine aga...
Bitcoin surges 8% amid Citi comments, China region mining ban
The price of bitcoin surged 8% on Monday after logging its worst weekly performance since March 2020 last week. The move higher follows an upbeat note from Citi and news of a ba...
Panama will buy 2 million additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine for children under 18 years of age
The Cabinet Council authorized the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to sign an amendment to the contract with the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer, for the additional purchase o...
Ex-Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and CEO Oscar Grau arrested in Barca raids
Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, his adviser Jaume Masferrer, the club's CEO Oscar Grau and head of legal services Roman Gomez Ponti have been arrested following...
ATTT extends validity of expired licenses until March 31
The Transit and Land Transportation Authority (ATTT) extended until March 31 the validity of driver's licenses with an expiration date between June 2020 and March 2021.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock and NHS Sued Over £23.5 Mln Contract With US Data Firm Linked to CIA
Palantir was set up in 2003 by German-born tech billionaire Peter Thiel and four business associates. It specialises in storing big data and allowing corporations and government...
Woman murdered in Betania during her birthday celebration
A woman was murdered early this Sunday in Betania while she was celebrating her birthday.
Oxford University COVID-19 Lab Reportedly Hacked by Cyber Gang
Researchers have been scrambling to learn more about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. So far, the deadly virus has infected more than 113 million people worldwide and...
High tides warning issued until until March 3
The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) issued a warning for the prevention of high tides that will occur in the Panamanian Pacific until Wednesday, March 3.
Church pastor sentenced to 2 years in prison for embezzling $258,000
A church youth pastor was jailed for two years on Friday for embezzling $258,000 from The Bahamas government.
Panama has administered over 100,000 COVID-19 vaccinations
Some 101,600 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 were applied as of 11:00 am this Sunday, February 28.
Erykah Badu's Best Hat Moments
L'OFFICIEL celebrates the Grammy winner's 50th birthday by remembering some of her most eye-catching signature hats.
New York Governor Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Second Woman
A second ex-employee of powerful New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has accused him of sexual harassment, charges the governor denied on Saturday.
Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis'
More than six million people have become "accidental savers" during the pandemic by keeping jobs while facing fewer outgoings, a report has said.
Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world
As pharmaceutical giants ramp-up production in the race to vaccinate the world, one firm has shot into the lead.
Color psychologist reveals why we're swapping gray for brighter colors in our home this year
Has your appetite for color changed throughout the last year? This celebrated color expert can explain why
Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in Bitcoin trade
More cryptocurrency trading goes on in Nigeria than almost anywhere else in the world, reflecting a loss of faith in more traditional forms of investment, as Ijeoma Ndukwe reports.
Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days
Bitcoin dropped 6.39% to $43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $2,944.20 from its previous close.
Orbital Assembly Corp. hits $1M fundraising goal, aims to have luxury space hotel open in 2027
Orbital Assembly Corp., a California-based startup that wants to pioneer construction and infrastructure in outer space, has hit its $1 million fundraising goal and aims to open...
Woman shares shaving foam hack to clean surfaces, mirrors and jewellery
Cleaning fans – we have something new for you to try.
Bill Gates Reveals Why He's Not Investing in Bitcoin
Launched in early 2009, the blockchain-based cryptocurrency is now considered the world's biggest by market capitalisation and the amount of data stored on its blockchain.
Venezuela’s ‘Surprise’ New Cryptocurrency May Be Used for Foreign Trade, Association Says
Venezuela already has a cryptocurrency, the Petro, which it launched in 2018, but its current status as a viable alternative currency is unknown.
Bitcoin Down 10%, Drops to $44,286
After a record-breaking rise to $58,354 over the weekend, the price of the world’s most traded cryptocurrency has been dramatically losing its value as U. Treasury Secretary Jan...
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