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Donors seek to raise $2.4 billion for Yemen
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is the first Arab country to host the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. The virtual pledging event takes place on Tuesday in partnership with the UN, gathering global donors and high-profile officials.“This conference is being held for the first time in an Arab country to support another neighboring Arab country, as such conferences were held at the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva,” Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al-Jaber told Arab News.He added: “It is a confirmation of the Kingdom’s interest in the brotherly Yemeni people, and the ...
Japan’s AI-based learning startup Toy Eight raises fund to launch service in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, NNA -- Japanese AI-backed customized online learning startup Toy Eight Holdings Co. has raised funds to launch intellectual education services customized for the individual child in Malaysia.The company raised tens of millions of yen (tens of thousands of U.S. dollars) from two venture capital firms in a pre-seed round before full-scale product development commences, Toy Eight CEO Masaki Ishibashi told NNA last Friday. He stopped short of disclosing the exact amount of the funds.Toy Eight Holdings plans to use the funds for its “Toy8 Box” and “Toy8” intellectual education project...
NNA Business News
Countdown to UC20: Community Building Partners
Unexpected connections don’t occur spontaneously in a vacuum, but as the result of interactions between diverse elements that includes people and the organizations they create. As we find ourselves two weeks closer to UC2020, we highlight the partners that continue to make this event possible.IntertrendIntertrend is an interdisciplinary communication agency based in Long Beach, California and MAEKAN’s partner. For over 20 years, Intertrend has helped to connect brands with select communities including a focus on Asian demographics.Together with MAEKAN, we’ve hosted the first Unexpected Connect...
Canada, Jamaica & UN set stage for high-level COVID-19 talk
Canada, Jamaica & UN set stage for high-level COVID-19 talk. The virtual event set only for heads of statesToday Prime Ministers Trudeau, Andrew Holness Jamaican Prime Minister, and UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a special high-level meeting on 28 May to advance concrete solutions to the development emergency caused by the COVID‑19 pandemic.The Event, which will be virtual, will open with a High-Level Segment in which Heads of State and Government will express their commitment to decisively facilitate global solutions to address the global economic crisis and its effects on...
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‘Overwatch’ Anniversary Event Can Be Played Now Through June 9
Overwatchcame out almost four years ago to the day and with that comes its annual anniversary event. This year’s event will see all brawls coming back, as well as all having the cosmetics unlocked for players to use.This anniversary event will also see the arrival of the highly anticipated Masquerade Reaper legendary skin, which has been teased since 2017. Numerous other skins will also receive legendary versions, in which players can earn in anniversary loot boxes or buy them with credits.During the three-week event, players will have the opportunity to earn Epic rarity skins. They can do so ...
Malaysians snap up instant noodles for lockdown meals
By Charlotte ChongWhen times are down, sales of instant noodles go up.And this has been proven yet again, in recent months when businesses suffered, jobs were lost and salaries trimmed in the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world.In Malaysia, producers of instant noodles reported demand shooting up to 55 percent in recent months after the government introduced restrictions to curb the movement of people and economic activities to combat the spread of the virus which causes the deadly Covid-19 disease.Local convenient chain store KK Supermart and Superstore Sdn....
NNA Business News
Japanese investors to take venture capital pitches online from Indian startups
By Atul RanjanNEW DELHI, NNA – Business leaders will hold a series of online sessions from later this month to let Japanese investors take pitches from Indian startups in need of venture capital.India’s information technology lobby group Nasscom, in partnership with the Indian Embassy in Tokyo and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will take the pitches online for the first time this year to minimize human contact during the coronavirus pandemic. A live pitch event slated for March had been postponed because of the outbreak.From May 28, Nasscom will hold “periodic webinar sessions”...
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WWE’s Becky Lynch Announces Pregnancy On Monday’s Raw Event
After an exciting Money in the Bank event on Sunday night, the WWE followed that up with WWE Raw on Monday night. Fans were promised a major announcement and last night didn’t disappoint.Becky Lynch, who is more commonly known as The Man in wrestling circles, started Monday’s event visually emotional, holding Asuka’s Money in the Bank briefcase from Sunday. What fans, and Asuka for that matter, did not know was that inside the briefcase was Lynch’s championship belt. Lynch turned over her Raw Women’s Championship belt to Asuka, saying that she can no longer fight anymore, at least for now. The...