ASIA NEWS: Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health opens today
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ASIA NEWS: Inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health opens today

HONG KONG, Nov 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Co-organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH) opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) in a hybrid format, offering both online…

ASIA NEWS: Next Wednesday, HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show opens
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ASIA NEWS: Next Wednesday, HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show opens

HONG KONG, Nov 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – With global sourcing become increasingly digitalised in the wake of the pandemic, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is staging the HKTDC Lifestyle Sourcing Show | Physical + Online, a trade exhibition held in both online and physical formats, to help businesses adjust to the…

ASIA NEWS: Realizing new opportunities in Asia
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ASIA NEWS: Realizing new opportunities in Asia

HONG KONG, Nov 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – In order to strengthen the longstanding relationship between Hong Kong and UK businesses, the “Discovering and Realising New Opportunities in Asia” signature webinar was held last Thursday, 18 November, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the British Chamber of Commerce…

RELIGION: “I'm going to keep killing babies,” says feminist who destroyed pro-life memorial
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RELIGION: “I'm going to keep killing babies,” says feminist who destroyed pro-life memorial

On November 8th, the students of Saint Louis University pro-life, set up a memorial to remember the lives lost by abortion. One thousand flags were placed on the campus, each representing 800 abortions, totaling 800,000 deaths. In a video, one of the pro-life students filmed two girls tearing the flags off the ground and vandalizing…

BUSINESS: Global Finance Leaders Representing 41 Countries Will Be In Abu Dhabi To Attend The Fifth Edition ADGM’s Fintech Abu Dhabi Festival
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BUSINESS: Global Finance Leaders Representing 41 Countries Will Be In Abu Dhabi To Attend The Fifth Edition ADGM’s Fintech Abu Dhabi Festival

ABU DHABI, UAE, Nov. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Abu Dhabi Global Market’s (ADGM) flagship Fintech Abu Dhabi Festival kicks off tomorrow with an eagerly awaited agenda packed with over 200 speakers, 80 sessions and 40 hours…

ARAB NEWS: Arab coalition claims that more than 180 Houthis were killed in strikes against Marib
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ARAB NEWS: Arab coalition claims that more than 180 Houthis were killed in strikes against Marib

DUBAI: The Egypt pavilion has proved, unsurprisingly, a major attraction of Expo 2020 Dubai. Since the inception of World Expos in the 19th century, the country has consistently taken part in the event, attending as a marquee participant in the 1851 Great Exhibition in London. The Egyptian pavilions and displays at the previous World Expos…

ARAB NEWS: El-Sisi calls for foreign forces to leave Libya
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ARAB NEWS: El-Sisi calls for foreign forces to leave Libya

DUBAI: The Egypt pavilion has proved, unsurprisingly, a major attraction of Expo 2020 Dubai. Since the inception of World Expos in the 19th century, the country has consistently taken part in the event, attending as a marquee participant in the 1851 Great Exhibition in London. The Egyptian pavilions and displays at the previous World Expos…

ARAB NEWS: Another Wing: DJ Khaled launches a chicken wing delivery service in Dubai
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ARAB NEWS: Another Wing: DJ Khaled launches a chicken wing delivery service in Dubai

France’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai showcases the French art of living in new exhibition DUBAI: A new temporary exhibition is on show at France’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai until Dec. 6. The Chalhoub Group organizes an immersive experience that takes visitors on a journey between modernity and tradition. It highlights three design houses:…

ARAB NEWS: Sotheby's offers jewelry made from the late Egyptian star Hindrostom
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ARAB NEWS: Sotheby's offers jewelry made from the late Egyptian star Hindrostom

Joana Hajithomas and Khalil Joreige ‘A Letter Can Always Reach Its Destination’ The Lebanese duo contribute a video and hologram installation from 2012 that can be seen as part of their long-term “On Scams” project, for which they spent almost 20 years collecting spam and scam emails. Arab News spoke to Hadjithomas about the project…

Dave Chappelle’s Alma Mater Cancels Fundraiser With The Comedian Over Student Backlash – Yahoo News
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Dave Chappelle’s Alma Mater Cancels Fundraiser With The Comedian Over Student Backlash – Yahoo News

A high school in Washington, D.C., has postponed a planned fundraiser with Dave Chappelle after students threatened to stage a walkout because they were uncomfortable with remarks he made about transgender people in his recent Netflix special, according to a new report.In response to student uproar, Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown —…

Nicki Minaj “Super Bass” Certified Diamond | HYPEBEAST – HYPEBEAST
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Nicki Minaj “Super Bass” Certified Diamond | HYPEBEAST – HYPEBEAST

Nicki Minaj is now the third female rapper in history to earn a diamond plaque, as the RIAA confirmed that “Super Bass” has sold over 10 million units. The certification arrives a decade after it was released, with the rapper taking to Instagram to share a message of gratitude. “#SuperBassDiamond Thank you for over a…

RELIGION: Soka Gakkai International creates space for dialogue during COP26
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RELIGION: Soka Gakkai International creates space for dialogue during COP26

Buddhist group calls for strengthening youth leadership and education From November 1 to 7, the first week of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, the SGI (Soka Gakkai International), SGI-UK and the Centre for Applied Buddhism (CfAB) provided a platform for dialogues among key stakeholders from faith leaders to youth activists under…

TEXAS NEWS – Smith And Asberry Lead No. 7 Baylor Women Past Texas-Arlington – WTOP
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TEXAS NEWS – Smith And Asberry Lead No. 7 Baylor Women Past Texas-Arlington – WTOP

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Preseason AP All-America forward NaLyssa Smith had 21 points with 16 rebounds, Ja’mee Asberry added 17 points with five 3-pointers and seventh-ranked Baylor pulled away in the second half for an 81-54 victory over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night. Asberry, the junior transfer from Oklahoma State, put the Bears (2-0) ahead to…

UK NEWS: Art Delivered To Your Door To Combat Loneliness In A New Charity Project
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UK NEWS: Art Delivered To Your Door To Combat Loneliness In A New Charity Project

Paintings in Hospitals announces OASIS, a pilot project created to ease social isolation and loneliness at home by connecting participants with art, creative activities, and communities of like-minded people. Launching in November, the OASIS project aims to place meaningful artworks, specially produced for individuals, directly into people’s homes and to enable eligible participants to make…

MICROSOFT NEWS: Hellenic Ministry Of Culture And Sport And Microsoft Partner To Digitally Preserve Ancient Site Of Olympia
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MICROSOFT NEWS: Hellenic Ministry Of Culture And Sport And Microsoft Partner To Digitally Preserve Ancient Site Of Olympia

OLYMPIA, Greece — Nov. 10, 2021 — The Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport and Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced Ancient Olympia: Common Grounds, a new collaboration to digitally preserve and restore ancient Olympia, the original home of the Olympic games, using AI. This digital revival project allows viewers around the world to explore ancient…

ITALY NEWS: It’s a Controversy for Being Sexist in Italy
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ITALY NEWS: It’s a Controversy for Being Sexist in Italy

ITALY NEWS: .Culture Writer Anna Drysdale discusses the controversy surrounding the statue, which was created as a tribute to Luigi Mercantini’s famous poems. A statue depicting the female persona from a 19th-century Italian poem has been reprimanded after its unveiling last month. Work by Emanuel Stifano. The bronze figure wears a transparent dress , which…

RUSSIA NEWS: Russia celebrates Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 200th birthday
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RUSSIA NEWS: Russia celebrates Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 200th birthday

RUSSIA NEWS: RUSSIA NEWS: Virtually, every city or province honors the writer. On this day in 1821, Fyodor Dostoevsky was born in Moscow into the family of an army doctor who worked at a hospital for the poor. Dostoevsky left school in Moscow to join the army. He studied engineering in St. Petersburg where he…

BUSINESS: Medtecs Will Showcase Taiwanese PPE And Technology At MEDICA 2021
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BUSINESS: Medtecs Will Showcase Taiwanese PPE And Technology At MEDICA 2021

TAIPEI, Nov. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — It is now half-way through autumn and the COVID-19 pandemic still persists. The global death toll has reached over 5 million yet only 45.4% of the global population has received at least one dose of vaccine. To make matters worse, a new subvariant of the virus codenamed AY.4.2 is…

CHINA NEWS: China’s State-Run Media Outlet Posts Sunny Video About Shanghai Disneyland Lockdown, Reopening – Deadline
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CHINA NEWS: China’s State-Run Media Outlet Posts Sunny Video About Shanghai Disneyland Lockdown, Reopening – Deadline

Three days after local authorities locked the gates of Shanghai Disneyland, trapping 30,000 guests inside and refusing to let them leave before they submitted to Covid testing, China’s state-run Xinhua News agency posted a sunny video about the park’s reopening on Wednesday. Set to a tune that might be described as “upbeat corporate background music,”…

ASIA NEWS: Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference opened
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ASIA NEWS: Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference opened

HONG KONG, Nov 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 11th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC) opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), running in a hybrid format,…

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