Alight’s COVID-19 Health Messaging Campaign IN OUR HANDS Reaches 100 Million People Worldwide


International Humanitarian Organization Delivers First Virus Prevention Information to Marginalized and Remote Communities Through Global Grassroots Efforts MINNEAPOLIS, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alight, formerly known as the American Refugee Committee, is proud to share that the IN OUR HANDS campaign has officially reached 100 million people worldwide. The campaign, which was created in conjunction […]

UNBS Certifies Twelve (12) More Companies To Produce Non-Medical Facemasks


The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified twelve (12) more companies to produce non-medical facemasks as of 8th July 2020, bringing the total number of certified non-medical facemasks manufacturers to thirty-five (35). This is in line with the UNBS mandate of consumer protection, aimed at protecting Ugandans from buying substandard non-medical facemasks which could […]

Unified specification on F5G to empower industry growth: Expert


BEIJING, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A news report by China.org.cn on Unified specification on F5G to empower industry growth: Expert. Unified specifications on the fifth generation of the fixed network (F5G) should be formulated to meet rising demand for higher and faster broadband network and empower industrial growth, an expert said Wednesday. Dr. Jiang Ming, […]

Foreign Students Caught Between COVID-19 and ICE


Pat Janyamethakul, a Thai student at Virginia Tech, wanted to attend college in the U.S. because of “the country’s reputation in higher education.” The senior says that earning a degree here would “set her apart” from her peers back in Thailand. Rafael Lima, a Brazilian student, has one more year to go at Wake Forest […]

As US COVID-19 Cases Rise, Deaths Flat, for Now


WASHINGTON – The number of people infected with the coronavirus is rising sharply in the United States. But the number of people dying is flat. It sounds like good news. But experts warn against reading too much into it. The number of new cases has seen a steady rise since mid-June. The seven-day average now […]

Asian Markets Rebound Thursday


Asian markets are on the rebound Thursday on the heels of Wall Street’s strong close the day before. The Nikkei index in Tokyo ended the day 0.4 percent higher. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was slightly down, 0.1 percent in late afternoon trading, while Shanghai’s Composite is up 1 percent. Elsewhere in the region, the […]