Back to the Box Office: France’s cinemas set to reopen

It’s been an unprecedented hiatus: French film fans will have gone three months without setting foot in a cinema. Now, the government has given movie theatres the green light to open their doors again on June 22. Our film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about what she thinks this might involve in terms of logistics. … Read more Back to the Box Office: France’s cinemas set to reopen

Live: How do apricots help alleviate poverty in Xinjiang? 新疆轮台小白杏助力当地果农脱贫

China’s Luntai County, northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has 2,500 years history of growing little white apricots, known as “white honey.” The yellow-skinned fruit has a reputation for being juicy and very sweet and is regarded as local farmers’ cash cow. At the end of May, the local white apricot ushers in a harvest. In … Read more Live: How do apricots help alleviate poverty in Xinjiang? 新疆轮台小白杏助力当地果农脱贫

World Food Programme calls for free movement of aid

The World Food Programme has been asking countries to allow for free movement of food and humanitarian services in a bid to avert the risk of increased hunger during the pandemic. It said at least 30,000,000 people globally depend on food aid to survive. The agency has been using its new humanitarian hub based in … Read more World Food Programme calls for free movement of aid

South Korea sees biggest daily surge in cases in seven weeks

South Korea has reported 40 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily surge in seven weeks. The majority of them are related to the recent nightclub outbreak in Seoul. A new cluster has also been identified at an e-commerce logistics center in Bucheon, west of the capital. At least 36 people tested positive and over 3,600 … Read more South Korea sees biggest daily surge in cases in seven weeks

UK military takes a breath after coronavirus mission begins to wind down

UK military personnel from the COVID Support Force are to stand down in the coming days. They’ve helped deliver testing and PPE to hospitals and the logistics and planning of the fight against coronavirus. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us … Read more UK military takes a breath after coronavirus mission begins to wind down

Course Logistics and Introduction to SwiftUI

The first of the lectures given to Stanford University students who took CS193p, Developing Applications for iOS using SwiftUI, during Spring quarter of 2020. Paul Hegarty covers the logistics of the course and then dives right into creating an iOS application (a card-matching game called Memorize). The Xcode development environment is used to demonstrate the … Read more Course Logistics and Introduction to SwiftUI

E-commerce platform expects China’s market to make fast recovery from COVID-19

China’s Foreign Investment Law went into effect earlier this year. How has it benefited foreign enterprises, especially smaller-scale ones? Aaron Zhang, co-founder of Avenue51, which is a global e-commerce platform, told CGTN that the new Foreign Investment Law is making the company’s investment more secure and expects it will boost his company’s endeavors in China. … Read more E-commerce platform expects China’s market to make fast recovery from COVID-19

Home delivery network fuels China economy amid lockdown

Tens of millions of people in China were confined to their homes during its strict coronavirus lockdown. Now, although restrictions have been eased, many are afraid of venturing outside even for basic supplies. But thanks to China’s vast home delivery network, drivers and logistics companies are helping the economy tick over while people stay indoors. … Read more Home delivery network fuels China economy amid lockdown

Are US forces essential to war on terror in Africa’s Sahel region?

In the fight against terrorist groups in Africa, US forces provide crucial support to the G5 Sahel group (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) with intelligence, logistics and supplies. But as the terror threat continues to spread in the region, Africa is no longer a priority for the Pentagon, which could well withdraw its troops, … Read more Are US forces essential to war on terror in Africa’s Sahel region?

Exclusive: Videos show huge medical equipment backlog in China

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has obtained exclusive video revealing a huge backlog of goods at China’s biggest export hub that is slowing the supply of medical equipment urgently needed to protect hundreds of thousands of health workers as they fight the global coronavirus pandemic. One video filmed on April 19 shows long queues of lorries … Read more Exclusive: Videos show huge medical equipment backlog in China

The Amazon’s Tech Warriors | | Al Jazeera Close Up

While the Amazonian basin is most often touted for its biodiversity, there are also hundreds of indigenous tribes that live in the rainforest. Many of these tribes are under direct threat of displacement by resource extraction and deforestation. To this day, 70 percent of the Ecuadorian Amazon has been leased to oil companies, and plans … Read more The Amazon’s Tech Warriors | | Al Jazeera Close Up

Live: How does a logistics company deliver during a pandemic? 疫情之下,物流公司如何处理派送业务

Many people are actively avoiding crowds at supermarkets in favor of having food and products delivered to their doors during the coronavirus pandemic. As many businesses and people return to work in China, delivery services have become even busier. Today, some employees from a logistics company are going to discuss changes to its delivering process … Read more Live: How does a logistics company deliver during a pandemic? 疫情之下,物流公司如何处理派送业务

NBA plan to reopen practice facilities backfires | Nothing Personal with David Samson

Download and subscribe to the Nothing Personal with David Samson podcast: https://plnk.to/NothingPersonal?to=page Today’s word of the day is ‘incredulous’ the Patriots new kicker Justin Rohrwasser says he will remove his tattoo after all the pushback… that isn’t enough. The NBA had announced plans to open up practice facilities on May 1st, but Houston, we have … Read more NBA plan to reopen practice facilities backfires | Nothing Personal with David Samson