Tag Archives: Global

‘Nobody cares about me’ Canadian stuck in Wuhan received little help from Global Affairs

As scores of his compatriots climbed off an evacuation flight from Wuhan, China, on Friday, Qi (Kevin) Jin was still languishing at ground zero of the coronavirus outbreak — and feeling decidedly abandoned. The Canadian citizen based in Toronto says he has registered repeatedly with Global Affairs Canada, but heard next to nothing from the department… Read More »

IoT Solutions World Congress, Barcelona, becomes a hotspot of global Wi-Fi experts

WBA’s Wireless Global Congress will co-locate in 2020 Events gather world-leading Wi-Fi and IoT experts under one roof London, 29 January 2020: The importance of Wi-Fi technology to IoT deployments was emphasised today with the announcement that this year’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona (Spain) would also host the 2020 European edition of the… Read More »

Coronavirus Is Spreading, but W.H.O. Says It’s Not a Global Emergency

The World Health Organization on Thursday decided not to declare the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global emergency, despite the spread of the dangerous respiratory infection from China to at least five other countries. Although the disease has reached beyond China, the number of cases in other countries is still relatively small, and the disease does… Read More »

First European Cricket League set for huge global audience

England’s last-gasp win provided an incredible climax to the 2019 Cricket World Cup and the excitement is mounting as a new event is set to make a similar global impact when the European Cricket League (ECL) commences today in Spain. Billed as cricket’s equivalent to football’s showpiece UEFA Champions League competition, ECL19 will be held… Read More »

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »