November 25, 2022

Wadi AlFann, ‘Valley of the Arts’, launches pre-opening arts and culture programme in AlUla with world premiere of Nine Songs

Rui Fu performs in the world premiere of Nine Songs, presented by Wadi AlFann AlUla, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wadi AlFann, an awe-inspiring new global cultural destination spanning 65 sq km in the desert of AlUla, north-west Saudi Arabia, presents the world premiere of Nine Songs, taking place Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 November […]

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London to Expand Vehicle Pollution Zone to Cover 9 Million People

Older and more heavily polluting vehicles will have to pay to enter the entire metropolitan area of London starting next August, the British capital’s mayor said Friday. Sadiq Khan said the ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) would be expanded beyond its current confines starting August 29 to encompass the entire 9 million people of greater London. Announcing a parallel expansion of bus services in outer London, he argued that air pollution from older and heavier vehicles was making Londoners “sick from cradle to the grave.” The ULEZ has proved transformational, the mayor said, and its extension would mean “5 million more

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NASA’s Orion Capsule Enters Far-Flung Orbit Around Moon

NASA’s Orion capsule entered an orbit stretching tens of thousands of miles around the moon Friday, as it neared the halfway mark of its test flight. The capsule and its three test dummies entered lunar orbit more than a week after launching on the $4 billion demo that’s meant to pave the way for astronauts. It will remain in this broad but stable orbit for nearly a week, completing just half a lap before heading home. As of Friday’s engine firing, the capsule was 380,000 kilometers from Earth. It’s expected to reach a maximum distance of almost 432,000 kilometers in

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Lao authorities seem powerless to stop crime in Golden Triangle economic zone

The Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone in northern Laos is a haven for criminal activities including prostitution, scamming and drug trafficking, but Lao authorities are essentially powerless to stop it, workers in the zone and police told Radio Free Asia. The zone is a gambling and tourism hub catering to Chinese citizens situated in Bokeo province along the Mekong River where Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet. It has been described as a de-facto Chinese colony. Due to the special nature of the zone, Lao authorities have limited access to it, and they require permission from officials at the Chinese-run Kings

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‫شركة الذكاء الاصطناعي التطبيقي (أيه أيه آي سي أو) تؤمن تمويلاً بقيمة 42 مليون دولار أميركي

برلين, 24 نوفمبر / تشرين ثاني 2022 /PRNewswire/ — حصلت شركة الذكاء الاصطناعي التطبيقي (أيه أيه آي سي أو)  على تمويل بقيمة 42 مليون دولار أميركي لتعزيز نموها في الولايات المتحدة وأوروبا.  ومن بين المستثمرين في الشركة شركة جي 42 و آيه آر أم هولدنغ ومجموعة الاستثمار بلاغ أند بلاي بالإضافة إلى استثمارات من عائلات متميزة […]

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