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Giving 45,000 Nigerian Children Quality Education via OPM Free Schools

OPM Free School in Port Harcourt to boost education. By Emmanuel Afonne, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) For the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), achieving the Sustainable Development Goal....

Understanding Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s Foreign Policy Priorities for Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyi’s priority is domestic, not foreign policy, so his approach to international relations is only starting to take shape. A better understanding of Zelenskyi’s foreign policy goals will only be achievable until after the early parliamentary elections in July, and it is unclear when....

Bangladesh needs to detect, treat over...

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and USAID have pledged to deepen their partnership to end tuberculosis (TB) in Bangladesh. The newly signed new Statement of Partnership (SP) establishes a shared framework between the ministry and the United States Agency for International Development....

Lingerie Market Future Scope & Key Players 2019: Jockey International Inc. (Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.), Hanes (North Carolina U.S.), Groupe Chantelle

Global Lingerie Market: Overview Lingerie market has occupied a significant position in the apparel industry in recent years as it not only serves its functional benefits but also is considered as an basic necessity to every woman. The global lingerie market has been bifurcated on the basis of....

SDIC appoints Sharpoorji Pallonji for Abu Dhabi...

Saadiyat Development and Investment Company (SDIC) has officially announced the appointment of Shapoorji Pallonji Middle East as the main contractor for the Dh1.5 billion Qaryat al Hidd development on Saadiyat Island. Sharpoorji Pallonji joins international construction and real estate consultants....

How the Five Task Rule Can Help You as an Entrepreneur

You're not following any authors. Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors. Andy Frisella, CEO of 1st Phorm International and host of the MFCEO Project, sheds light on how today’s entrepreneurs can dominate their competition with his Five Task Rule.

Nigeria’s Health Sector Facing Serious Challenges, Says USAID

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has alerted the Federal Government about some of the problems affecting the country’s health sector. USAID’s concern came just as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo assured that the Federal Government was....

National PD: Missing Utah student last seen meeting someone at a park CNN Newsource 8:00 AM, Jun 25, 2019

A University of Utah senior missing for more than a week was last seen at a park where she met someone in a car, Salt Lake City police said. Mackenzie Lueck, 23, arrived at Salt Lake City International Airport on June 17 after visiting family. She then took a Lyft to Hatch Park in North Salt Lake, where she was last seen in the early-morning hours.

Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly praises UAE’s global humanitarian initiatives

ABU DHABI, 25th June, 2019 (WAM) -- A Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly delegation currently visiting the UAE has praised the country’s international development and humanitarian initiatives. It also highlighted the importance of the programmes and projects launched by the Emirates Red Crescent,....

UAE Ministry of Defence, ICRC organise joint workshop

ABU DHABI, 25th June, 2019 (WAM) -- A three-day workshop jointly organised by the UAE Ministry of Defence, MOD, and the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, began on Tuesday at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi. The workshop entailed discussions on the Law of Armed Conflict during military operations.

Saudi cabinet says Houthis targeting civilians a violation of international law

The Iran-backed Houthi militia is violating international humanitarian law by firing ballistic missiles and drones to target civilians and civilian objects in the Kingdom, Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers said in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Jeddah.

Vietnamese firms face high risks from US-China trade war

HCM City (VNA) – Vietnam, with its highly open economy, is facing many risks from the US-China trade war which has not shown any sign of easing, experts said at a workshop in HCM City on June 25 on the impacts of the trade war. Vice Chairman of the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre (VIAC)....

BDI, IMR offer free medical & dental care to over 1700 more Gambians

Big Dreams Inc (BDI) in collaboration with the International Medical Relief Organisation (IMR) and The Gambia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare have offered free medical and dental care to 1767 more Gambians. The exercise was exhausting as it required long hours of travel and working under extremely hot conditions, medical personnel say.

Leading Environmental NGOs Stand Together to Call for 100% Observer Coverage on Industrial Tuna Fishing Vessels

- These NGOs include: Birdlife International, Conservation International, The Earthworm Foundation, Ecology Action Centre, Environmental Defense Fund, Fishwise, Greenpeace, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), Monterey Bay Aquarium, The Nature Conservancy, PEW Charitable Trusts,....

The Family Office Landscape

- In keeping with the Ritossa tradition, the elite family offices, prominent business owners, Sheikhs, Royal Families, Private Investment Companies, International Business Executives, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and Industry Professionals from throughout Europe, the Middle East and around the globe....

After A Month In French Polynesia, Former President Obama Departs

Obama has brief meeting with President Fritch in Tahiti. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, April 18, 2017) – Former US President Barack Obama has left French Polynesia after a month-long stay. Mr Obama spent three weeks at a luxury resort on Tetiaroa before travelling around the Society Islands with his wife Michelle.

Memorial planned for Sydney mountaineer

A memorial service is planned next week for Sydney mountaineer Ruth McCance, whose body is believed to be among those of seven climbers retrieved from the Indian Himalayas. Ms McCance was part of an eight-member international mountaineering team that went missing during an expedition on Nanda Devi East, after being hit by an avalanche.

PHOTOS: A look at past Hill Climb Fan Fests

Highlights from the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Fan Fest that took over downtown Colorado Springs Friday evening, June 22, 2018. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette) Colorado Springs fire fighters David Rainsford,right and Ty Mather disco danced in front of thier disco themed....

Explainer: How have the US and Iran come to the brink of war?

in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. It was seen as perhaps the most significant foreign policy achievement of the Obama White House but Trump has consistently criticised it. During his election campaign, Trump consistently railed against the agreement and last....

Ex-Obama counterterrorism official: Huawei could pose security threat to international intelligence community

A former senior counterterrorism official in the Obama administration is calling on the U.S. to initiate a dialogue with allies about the potential threats of Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Nate Synder warned Monday that Huawei’s ties to the Chinese government pose security concerns to the....

Olympics: Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo awarded the 2026 Winter Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo on Monday were awarded the 2026 Winter Olympic Games after a vote by the International Olympic Committee membership. Milan beat Stockholm for the right to host the Games in seven years' time, prompting loud celebrations from the bid team after IOC President Thomas Bach announced the result.

Halep will not play Fed Cup if format changes

EASTBOURNE, England: Former world number one and Romanian stalwart Simona Halep says she loves the current format of the Fed Cup and would boycott the competition if the 'home and away' format changes. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) will make a "major announcement" about the women's....

Aviation experts question security, passenger safety after woman left on plane

The tail of the newly revealed Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft is seen at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ont., Thursday, February 9, 2017. Aviation experts are raising security and passenger safety concerns after a woman was left sleeping on a....

The Italian job: 2026 Winter Olympics will be staged in Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo

LAUSANNE: Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo was named as hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics on Monday (Jun 24), beating off a bid from Stockholm/Are in Sweden and giving Italy the showpiece event for the third time. The 2026 Olympics will run from Feb 6-22, said the International Olympic Committee. Advertisement.

England v Australia: World Cup ante upped for hosts after defeat by Sri Lanka

A week ago people were worried about dead rubbers. The International Cricket Council have Sri Lanka to thank for changing the conversation, because with England meeting Australia at Lord’s tomorrow that concern is nowhere near the top of the agenda. England’s defeat on Friday has put the cat amongst....

A country’s development is fuelled by its education system

(For evidence of that crisis, see annual international PISA assessments of Thai 15-year-olds since 2000.) The very least I hoped to see from parties were pledges to gradually phase out rote learning, and make a start in public schools with the “4 Cs” of school transformation Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Reflection.

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