RCEP marks many a first as giant FTA
China Daily | Updated: 2020-11-18 07:42The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership that was inked on Sunday has created several "firsts" in the world.The RCEP is the world's largest free-trade agreement in terms of the number of signatories, GDP aggregate, total trade and investment volume and total population. Other large FTAs in the world include the EU-Japan FTA, the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (which succeeded the North American Free Trade Agreement) and the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership.The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which preceded the CPTPP, was earlier the large...
The 7th International womEncourage virtual meeting launched with Gold Sponsorship and Digital Partnership of Azercell
The event supported by the company brought together participants from all over the world.The 7th international womENcourage virtual meeting, which promotes the role of women in computer science, kicked off today with the motto “Equality has two sides”. This year’s meeting, organized and hosted by ADA University, ACM-W European Organization, “Azercell Telecom” LLC which acts as a “Gold Sponsor” and digital partner of the event, with the support of the Azerbaijan Congress Bureau, was attended by hundreds of participants from all over the world.The womENcourage International Meeting was launched ...
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik welcome first child
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have welcomed their first child into the world.The former One Direction singer took to Twitter to reveal the couple's newborn daughter is "healthy and beautiful", and he feels "proud" to call her his child.Zayn wrote: "Our baby girl is here, healthy & beautiful to try put into words how i am feeling right now would be an impossible task. The love i feel for this tiny human is beyond my understanding.Grateful to know her, proud to call her mine, & thankful for the life we will have together x (sic)"Gigi admitted she is "so in love" with the little one.She wrote on Inst...
How To Become A Database Administrator And Earn Well
It has been called the happiest job in the world.While that assertion is debatable, what is not debatable is that you will definitely be smiling to the bank.Innovation Centre Unveiled For Tech StartupsCOVID-19: UK-Nigeria Tech Hub To Engage Start-Ups On Economic ChallengesDatabase administrators (DBAs) are in high demand right now and companies are willing to pay handsomely for qualified hands.According to a recent poll, database administration is listed as the 4th best technology job in the world.It is also ranked as the 15th best STEM job as well as the 30th best job overall.In reaching thes...
Good On You, Michael Holding!
Michael Holding is one of the most famous black sportsmen in the world.Known principally as a fast bowler who was a member of the indomitable West Indies cricket team from 1976 to 1987, he contributed hugely to the team’s reputation as the best cricket team in the world.Holding took 249 Test Match wickets—accomplishing the feat of taking five wickets or more in a Test Match, no less than 13 times.Since his retirement, he has become a highly-respected cricket commentator for the British TV station, Sky Sports.Holding’s autobiography,‘Whispering Death’, is a delight to read. ‘Whispering Death’ i...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to 'be useful' to the world
Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to "be useful" to the world.The 73-year-old actor, businessman, former politician and former bodybuilder has become a household name over the years, but has said his number one goal in life is to have made a difference to people's lives whilst also having a "good time".Speaking about his outlook on life, he said: "My father always said to me, 'Be useful'. To be useful, it's very important to do something that is bigger than you are, but have a good time at the same time. Smile, have a good time, have a positive attitude and see the glass that is half full rather tha...
Judicial probe opens into Christchurch mosque shootings
Wellington (AFP) - A judicial inquiry into whether New Zealand's police and intelligence services could have prevented the Christchurch mosque attacks in which 51 worshippers died began taking evidence on Monday.The royal commission -- the most powerful judicial probe available under New Zealand law -- will examine events leading up to the March 15 attack in which a lone gunman opened fire on two mosques in a mass shooting that shocked the world."This is a critical part of our ongoing response to the attack -- the commission's findings will help to ensure such an attack never happens here agai...
Ghosn to appear in public for first time since arrest
Tokyo (AFP) - Carlos Ghosn will on Tuesday appear in public to give his side of the story for the first time since the auto tycoon's shock arrest in Japan stunned the world.The 64-year-old former Nissan boss will attend a hearing at the Tokyo District Court where the judge will explain the reasons for his continued detention on suspicion of financial misconduct.The hearing, requested by Ghosn himself, is likely to be short and relatively procedural -- probably lasting less than an hour, explained Japanese lawyer Yasuyuki Takai.The judge will give brief and "not very detailed" reasons for Ghosn...