Daily Archives: August 8, 2020

LONGi unveils RE100 roadmap to achieve 100% green energy use by 2028

Jointly launches RE100 China Initiative with renewable energy leaders in China SHANGHAI, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, or LONGi Group, a leading global solar technology company, announces an 8-year roadmap to achieve 100% renewable energy use for its global operations by 2028. The world’s largest mono-crystalline PV products manufacturer […]

QOC Announces Updated Calendar of Sport Events

DOHA, Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced the updated calendar of sport events for the year 2020.   The calendar included the amendment of the dates of some international sporting events scheduled for this year. This includes the Diamond League for athletics which will be held on September 25, the second Qatar Men’s International Tennis Federation

THRIVE II: This Is What It Takes releases trailer August 8th in 15 languages for sequel to one of the top watched documentaries of all time

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — THRIVE: What on Earth Will it Take? is one of the most widely viewed documentaries in history with over 90 million views across 27 different languages. Released in November 2011, the unconventional documentary lifted the veil on what is truly happening in our world by uncovering the global consolidation of […]

US Delivering Critical Emergency Aid to Lebanon

The United States is delivering emergency aid to Lebanon, starting with food, water, and medical supplies, under the direction of President Donald J. Trump following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut, national security adviser Robert C. O’Brien said Friday. In addition, the U.S. will continue to work with authorities in Lebanon to identify further health and humanitarian

Lebanese Security Forces Clash With Protesters in Beirut

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas Saturday at thousands of demonstrators who gathered in Beirut’s main square to protest the government’s management of the recent explosion that devastated large parts of the city. At the beginning of a planned protest, a small group of men started throwing stones at security forces as they tried to

Saudi Arabia: 1,469 cases; 1,492 recoveries

Riyadh, The  Saudi Ministry of Health confirmed 1,469 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 287,262 cases.   The Ministry of Health added that 39 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities at 3,130. On the other hand, as many as 1,492 cases have recovered, raising the tally

Lebanese prime minister proposes early election amid unrest

Beirut, Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab says he will propose holding early parliamentary elections as protesters clash with police outside parliament.   “I am with [the] Lebanese aspiring for change,” he says on Saturday evening in a televised address.   His proposal for early election comes as protesters, angry with their leaders after Tuesday’s massive

Tatweer Petroleum granted “Special Achievement in GIS” Award

Manama, Nasser Sultan Al Suwaidi, CEO of the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) congratulated Tatweer Petroleum, the upstream oil and gas operator in the Kingdom of Bahrain, a company under the umbrella of nogaholding, was awarded with Esri’s Special Achievement in Geographical Information System (SAG) Award on 13 July 2020 at the annual Esri User Conference.