General News

World Powers Pledge Nearly $300 Million in Lebanon Aid in Wake of Beirut Blast

  World leaders pledged Sunday nearly $300 million (253 million euros) to Lebanon to help it recover from last week’s massive explosion in Beirut. More…

Key Issues

Transcript of Minister (Foreign Affairs) Dr Vivian Balakrishnan’s Discussion at the Aspen Security Forum at 2030 Hrs on 5 August 2020

  Gideon Rachman: Thank you Anja for the introduction, and thank you Minister for joining us. As Anja previewed, I am sure the audience, and…

Science

Unlikely Story of First ‘Made in Vietnam’ Ventilators to Fight COVID-19

In times of war, factories in some countries have been converted from making cars to making tanks and ships. In the time of the coronavirus,…

Economy

Iranian currency rates for August 9

  The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced the official rate of foreign currencies on August 9, Trend reports referring to CBI. According to the currency…

Legal

Focus group participants needed: Foreign domestic workers providing eldercare

  AWARE will hold an online group discussion on Zoom with foreign domestic workers (FDWs) who look after an elderly person in Singapore. This discussion…

Athletic

Major League Baseball to Make Coronavirus-Delayed Debut

After a four-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball kicks off its regular season Thursday with a 60-game schedule set to be…