The Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health to discuss with Scientific Committee members the COVID-19 situation
Five members of the Scientific Advisory Committee will take part on Monday in a teleconference of the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Health Issues which will be held at 1400 local time.The meeting is held after an agreement between President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to exchange views on the gradual opening of crossing points, according to the epidemiological situation on the island.A relevant source told CNA that the five Cypriot members who will take part in the teleconference, will discuss the epidemiological picture in both the government-controlled ar...
Cyprus News Agency
Grizzly Research on taking advantage of the COVID situation
The following is an excerpt from ValueWalk’s interview with the Founder and CEO of Grizzly Research, an activist short selling firm. In this part of the interview, the founder discusses companies trying to take advantage of the COVID situation and if the shutdown was the right move. The founder whose identity is still anonymous will be revealing it shortly exclusively to ValueWalk. Please stay tuned for the full video interview with transcript or hear his top idea it our upcoming conference.See part 1 of the interview here.See part 2 of the interview here.Interact with top investors like Grizz...
US envoy, Libyan mayor discuss latest situation
US ambassador to Libya held a phone call with the mayor of Zintan, a city located 170 kilometers southwest of Libya’s capital Tripoli, to discuss latest situation in the region, Anadolu Agency reports.“Ambassador [Richard] Norland and Mayor of Zintan [Mustafa] Al Baroni discussed yesterday current developments and the desire of western Libyans to see an end to the offensive on Tripoli,” the US embassy said on Twitter Thursday.“The Ambassador stressed that only a comprehensive political process can achieve peace and stability for #Libya,” it added.Zintan is a stronghold that supports the Libya’...
The Middle East Monitor
Central govt ready for any situation
UK should worry about its COVID-19 situation instead of HK affairs
Photo: XinhuaFormer Hong Kong governor Chris Patten published an article entitled "The G7 must stand up for Hong Kong's freedom" in the Financial Times on Monday, claiming that "Britain must take the lead in standing up for Hong Kong" and accusing the Chinese mainland of being "an enemy of open societies everywhere." British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly ready to accept hundreds of thousands of Hongkongers to Britain if the Chinese mainland "clamps down further on the former British colony."Hong Kong is one of the few places where Britain can narcissistically show off its position...
Experts from both sides to exchange views on COVID-19 situation during bicommunal Technical Committee teleconference
Experts on COVID-19 from the two sides in Cyprus will exchange information about the epidemiological situation on both sides of the divided island and the measures taken to prevent the spread of the virus, during a teleconference of the bicommunal Technical Committee on Health Issues that will take place on Monday, June 1st, at 1400 local time.Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci agreed last week for the Committee to meet with the aim to exchange views about the gradual lifting of restrictions at crossing points, depending on the epidemiological situati...
Cyprus News Agency
Shop safely at Wilcon
Businesses are adapting quickly to the changes brought by the COVID-19 situation just like my favorite home retailer, Wilcon Depot, as it seeks to continue serving Filipino communities and their home improvement and building needs.In-store safety measuresWilcon Depot is back to provide the needs of every homeowner and builder nationwide, but has made sure to provide a safe and convenient shopping experience. It strictly implemented measures to make its stores and corporate offices safer and healthier. These include temperature scans; provision of sanitizing shoe bath; strict implementation of ...
Philippines Daily Inquirer
Burundi voted — but will the political situation change?
A person votes in Burundi elections in the northern province of Kirundo, Burundi. Photo by Brice Blondelvia Flickr,CC BY-NC 2.0.Burundians voted on May 20 in the first round of presidential, deputy, and councilor elections — with most attention on the president.President Pierre Nkurunziza, with the ruling Council for the Defense of Democracy — Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) party, returned for a controversialthird term in 2015. But after 15 years in power, he did not run again.Throughout the entire election process, ongoing concerns over security continue to loom.Several violen...
Lebanon forced to wait for birth of new Syria
As Lebanon is going through a complete failure of its economy and institutions, the Lebanese people do not know where to look for help or guidance. Unfortunately, not much help can be expected for various reasons. First, Western powers will not give support beyond humanitarian aid to what is essentially a Hezbollah government. Secondly, and maybe most importantly, there is little to gain or worth investing in Lebanon if Syria is still in turmoil and the new “post-Arab Spring” Damascus is still in the delivery room.It is undeniable that Syria is in the midst of a competition between regional an...
Greg Cote: QB controversy? Hardly. Why Ryan Fitzpatrick is perfect for Tua Tagovailoa and Dolphins.
The Miami Dolphins do not have a quarterback controversy. They have the opposite. They have an ideal situation, with just the right veteran incumbent, just the right incoming rookie and the luxury to not hurry the latter onto the field before he is entirely ready.It is one of the best situations in the NFL, in fact, for reasons we will explain.Yet the specter of controversy arose this week when old vet Ryan Fitzpatrick, appearing on an ex-teammate’s podcast, said he still wants to start; it’s why he re-signed. Well, no duh, right! He is still playing at a high level. He was Miami’s team MVP la...