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Every year on June 5, the world celebrates the environment. This day is designated by the United Nations to raise awareness of environmental issues facing our planet …

IN a cramped office in eastern Seoul, Hwang Seungwon points a remote control towards a huge NASA-like overhead screen stretching across one of the walls.

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The Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Carissa F Etienne, said the response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the Region of the Americas must include chronic disease care, as one in four people are at increased risk of poor outcomes from Covid-19 due to underlying noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)

The show must go on. Even in a pandemic.

Veteran actresses/producers Penelope Spencer and Cecilia Salazar are determined to make that old show business adage true as they prepare to debut their latest theatrical production online.

THE medieval emperor Charlemagne once said, “To know a second language is to possess a second soul.”

Family practitioner Dr Visham Bhimull has personally experienced the truth of those words. He speaks several languages but two languages in particular—Caribbean Hindustani and Hindi speak to his soul because they are the languages of his ancestors. Having a command of those languages has helped the physician to fully embrace his Indo-Trinidadian identity and honour the legacy of those who came before him.

The House of Zari is a small East Indian fashion boutique based in Debe. The name Zari denotes one of the oldest forms of working in Indian wear that came to India from Persia back in the Mogul days.

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If you could find an exact location, a single address, to understand what the Debe and Mon Desir segment of the highway extension has done to people living in its pat…

“To become an eligible bride, one requirement was to be able to skilfully puff a paratha! Achieving the perfect architecture and weight of the delicious and well-known flatbread takes practice. Only then, could you have your handprint painted on Grandma’s kitchen wall. This meant that you were allowed to enter her kitchen and prepare a meal under her supervision.”


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