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When two elephants fight … who suffers?

An old African saying says that “when two elephants fight, the grass suffers” … the grass, or the lawn, depending on the country where they will be reading. And the planet is watching, at this point, a struggle between the two largest economies in the…
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Rich refuges

“Sitting in a restaurant of the select private club Faqra, 1600 meters above the Mediterranean, Zeina al-Khalil takes advantage of the isolation provided by the space. “The atmosphere in Beirut is depressing, our heads are sunk in reality. Here we feel in another…
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From Mars and the virus

The last week brought good news in the fields of science, research, knowledge and innovation in Portuguese language. Let’s start with the proximity factor. The first Chinese space mission is on its way to Mars. For a week now. A multidisciplinary and multinational…
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Advertisement becomes the biggest winner?

In the beginning stage of the Covid-19 pandemic, public kept close attention to different media receiving information, paying attention to the latest number of cases, the supply of masks, government policy on fighting against Covid-19, financial assistance, etc…. huge…
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Is the "Digital Pandemic" democratic?

Covid-19 brought with it a huge enthusiasm for technology. It was thanks to it that we all put up with the long periods of confinement that helped fight the disease. Humans continue to be affected by biological hazards, but machines do not. Today it is possible to think…
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Against the time

As feared, the pandemic is here to stay. Nobody knows when it will go; if the vaccine arrives before or after the medication … But this year is certainly not. In Macau, Lisbon, São Paulo or Beijing, the economy retracts and languishes… it even loses the energy of the…
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13 billion

Last Tuesday the news went around the world: Jeff Bezos accumulated, in just one day, another 13 billion dollars to his colossal fortune that, they say, is quantified at 186 billion dollars. This had never happened in the history of the richest and the greatest fortunes.
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A hand still empty but full of hope

The World Health Organization (WHO) is aware that 163 vaccines against Covid-19 are being developed globally. The available data indicate that most are still in the pre-clinical development stage, which means that scientists and researchers are experimenting with cells in…
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In the time of endless Pandemics

The number of confirmed cases are continued to climb this july , In the time of endless pandemics without an end , The number of confirmed cases in Hong Kong has reached 1,959 by July 20, surpassing the 1,775 confirmed cases of the SARS epidemic in 2003. The second wave of…
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Is corruption genetic?

The question is asked in the middle of a long conversation with the United Nations Secretary-General’s special envoy to Mozambique. What’s up in Cabo Delgado? What is happening in the central region of that country? Does all this have to do with…