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Dubai: The Dubai Government is making a big push towards cashless transactions with the setting up of a 'Cashless Dubai Working Group' to prepare an action plan. The intention is to "shift" all payment transactions in Dubai to secure and easy-to-use cashless platforms. The Working Group will launch a series of initiatives targeting all segments of the community to create the infrastructure...
Cairo: Saudi regulations, outlining rules for organising tourist trips, are allowing female nationals to be engaged in the business, a local newspaper reported, as the country is vigorously seeking to empower women. According to the regulations, which went into effect Friday, tour organiser must be a Saudi national - a male or a female - or a foreign investor having...
October 11 was a busy day at O Allos Anthropos (“The Other Person”), a community soup kitchen in the Kerameikos neighborhood of Athens, Greece. The organization had posted an open invitation on Instagram for help. So many people showed up that there wasn’t enough for everyone to do. One group of volunteers, donning face masks and gloves, sorted clothing donations bound for...
THE URGE TO be with family for the holidays is strong, even during a deadly—and surging—viral pandemic. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising that Americans just stay home. Like many people, my wife and I wanted to travel across the country to see her over-age-65 parents, but we hoped to do it as safely as possible....
“LOOK AT A single flag,” artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg asks visitors to her art installation in Washington, D.C., a field with more than 248,000 white flags rippling in the breeze—one for each person who has died from COVID-19 in America. “Now conjure up a story. Think of it as a school teacher who just lost her life,” Firstenberg says. She paints...