July 14, 2020

Category: World

ILO Warns of Uncertain and Incomplete Labor Market Recovery

Media Release: THE number of working hours lost across the world in the first half of 2020 was significantly worse than previously estimated, while the highly uncertain recovery in the second half of the year will not be enough to go back to pre-pandemic levels, even in the best scenario, and risks seeing continuing large […]

Qatar Joins Arab Ministerial Meeting About Libya

Media Release: DOHA —  THE State of Qatar participated in an extraordinary meeting of the Arab League’s Council at the ministerial level to discuss developments in Libya and the file of the Renaissance Dam. His Excellency Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al-Muraikhi represented during the meeting, which was held on June […]

Qatar Emir Lauds Completion of World Cup 2022 Education City Stadium

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN – Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — WORLD CUP QATAR 2022’s Education City Stadium (ECS) has been completed. To celebrate the milestone, the Arab State of Qatar presented on Tuesday, June 22, the third venue for the FIFA World Cup 2022, which Muslim country […]

BIE Approves Delay of Expo 2020 Dubai to Oct. 1, 2021

Twitter: @edd1819, Intagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — NOW, it’s final, the Expo 2020 Dubai will run starting October 1, 2021 and concludes March 31 2022. The Expo, formally known as the World Expo, was originally scheduled to kick off Oct 20, 2020 until April 10, 2021. But […]

Covid-19: Urgent Action Needed in Conflict Zones, ICRC Says

Media Release: GENEVA (ICRC) – IT will be nearly impossible to fight Covid-19 in countries already devastated by conflict unless a concerted response by states and humanitarian organizations is launched immediately, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned. Plans to prevent and respond to the virus must urgently move forward before it […]

WHO: ‘Millions Could Die’ from Covid-19 without ‘Aggressive Action’

Global Covid-19 Recovered 152,042; China Leads, 75,911 By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THE World Health Organization (WHO) has a dire prediction on the impact of Covid-19. “Without aggressive action in all countries, millions could die.” WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus issued […]

Covid-19: Can it Be Airborne, Infect People?

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THERE’s been debates, or at least discussions, or opinions, that SARS-CoV-2 can be spread and transmitted through the air. Just like the other viruses that infected persons transmits through their coughs or sneezes. The droplets or aerosols […]

U.S. Breaches 100,000 Covid-19 Virus Confirmed Infections

Updated with new figures, including Philippine setting, 2 p.m., March 28, 2020. By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THE United States of America has breached the 0.1 million confirmed cases at 100,657 Covid-19 infections. All figures/statistics are from the Covid-19 Dashboard of the […]

IBM Supercomputers Join Global Fight versus Covid-19

Media Release: By DARIO GIL, Director of IBM Research AT IBM, I have the privilege of working with colleagues who have dedicated their lives and careers to advancing science and creating innovative technology that can be a force for progress in the world. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic we have been working closely […]

ILO Says Covid-19 Could Eliminate 25-M Jobs

Media Release: GENEVA (ILO News) – The economic and labor crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic could increase global unemployment by almost 25 million, according to a new assessment by the International Labor Organization (ILO). However, if we see an internationally coordinated policy response, as happened in the global financial crisis of 2008/9, then the […]