MEMBERS OF NETFLIX’S PREMIUM PLAN HAVE ACCESS TO NEW FEATURES

Thu 02 February 2023: The world’s largest streaming service, Netflix, has revealed new features that will be available to subscribers who are already on the Premium plan, decide to upgrade, or are signing up for the first time, at no additional cost. Two new features were released by the company: spatial audio and more download […]

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SHARJAH’S FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY BY 90 PERCENT: STUDY

Thu 02 February 2023: A government research found that the four-day work week system used in the emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, had improved job performance, happiness, and mental health by around 90%, Al-Arabiya reported. The Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), which is presided over by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, the […]

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RUSSIA SLAMS FRANCE’S ‘COLONIAL’ TREATMENT OF AFRICA

Thu 02 February 2023: France continues to treat African countries “from the standpoint of its colonial past,” according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reported. “Each African country, in accordance with its interests, situation, and opportunities, speaks in favor of developing relations with a particular state. They don’t need a […]

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NO PLACE FOR KING CHARLES III ON NEW A$5 NOTE, SAYS AUSTRALIA

Thu 02 February 2023: Australia’s new five-dollar ($3.50) note will feature a design honouring the country’s Indigenous people, replacing the portrait of the British monarch that was previously on the note. The Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia’s central bank, said the design highlighting “the culture and history of the First Australians” would be developed in […]

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SAUDI AND QATARI FOOTBALL CHIEFS WIN FIFA COUNCIL SEATS

Thu 02 February 2023: Qatar and Saudi Arabia have won seats on the FIFA Council, the decision-making committee of world football’s governing body. The election wins on Wednesday came during the annual meeting of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) which also confirmed Saudi Arabia as the host of the 2027 Asian Cup. Qatar Football Association […]

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REPUBLICANS PUSH TO REMOVE ILHAN OMAR FROM FOREIGN AFFAIRS PANEL

Thu 02 February 2023: A vote is set for Thursday on a resolution aimed at the Muslim-American congresswoman over her criticism of Israel. Washington, DC – In one of his first moves since becoming speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy is leading an effort to block Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from serving on the chamber’s […]

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TIKTOK: CHINA’S MODERN-DAY APPLICATION OF ‘THE ART OF WAR’

Thu 02 February 2023: Written over 2,000 years ago, Chinese general and strategist Sun Tzu stated in The Art of War that “Subjugating the enemy’s army without fighting is the true pinnacle of excellence.” This ancient maxim still rings true today and is arguably being put into practise by present-day China. Beijing has been excelling in economic […]

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ANDREW TATE: INFLUENCER LOSES APPEAL IN ROMANIA OVER EXTENDED DETENTION (VIDEO)

Thu 02 February 2023: The decision to extend Andrew Tate’s arrest was affirmed by a Romanian appeals court, so the former kickboxer, influencer will remain in preventive custody till at least February 27. Tate, 36, his brother Tristan, 34, and two suspects from Romania, including one who was a former police officer, were detained in […]

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