COVID-19 reshaped our daily life, our economy and the way we do business. Many employees lost their jobs, while others had to become part-time workers, and some had to adapt to working remotely with less remuneration. On the other hand, some jobs were not affected. On the contrary, some professions witnessed higher demand and even higher salaries. Here are the top 10 financially secure jobs during COVID-19 crisis.
The first Yellow Vest protest since coronavirus lockdown has taken place in Paris on Saturday as the police arrested more than 200 people and fired tear gas to suppress the demonstrators. The 'Yellow Vest' movement has first kicked off in France in November 2018 and it was named for the yellow high-visibility jackets French motorists carry in their vehicles. On the other hand, the last Gilet Jaunes protest happened on March 14, three days before France announces total lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic. On Saturday protests, the police revealed that they ...
Lebanese anchor Carla Haddad has tied the knot last Wednesday to Wael Kassis. Haddad threw an intimate wedding reception at Beit Trad after the marriage cemerony which was held at Saint Nicolas Church in Ballouneh. We gathered for you all the wedding pictures, some of there are seen for the first time.
The two dozen major fires burning across Northern California are driven by millions of acres of fuel: Bone-dry trees and brush that have not burned in many years. Wildfires in California have torched a record of more than two million acres. The record was hit as the wildfire season still has roughly two months to go in the most populous US state and as thousands of firefighters battle flames during a scorching heat wave. Thousands of lightning strikes have hit the state in the past week, igniting fires that left ...
Against a backdrop of jumbled shacks seemingly piled atop each other, the dancers run in place with studied movements, then collapse to the floor in steady succession. This is a rehearsal at the Ballet of Paraisopolis, one of the biggest favelas in Sao Paulo, Brazil, AFP revealed. "I was really anxious to come back. It felt like my first time," said 17-year-old dancer and local resident Kemilly Luanda. The dance school is just returning from a four-month hiatus for the coronavirus pandemic, which has left Brazil with the second-highest death ...
New York marks the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The city holds its annual ceremony in memory of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the bloodiest terrorist attack in US history, punctuated by a minute's silence at the exact moments that Al-Qaeda jihadists crashed two hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center towers. Almost two decades after the attacks, September 11 remains synonymous with New York's heroism and resilience. City leaders have emphasized the latter in the past months ...
A large fire broke out at Moria, Europe's largest refugee camp on Lesbos in Greece, forcing thousands including many families with children out into the streets with nowhere to sleep. A second fire aggravated the crisis on the island of Lesbos, where authorities have declared a state of emergency. The first blaze, which began hours after 35 people tested positive for coronavirus at the Moria camp, sent thousands fleeing for safety into surrounding olive groves -- but nobody was seriously hurt. While European countries from Germany to Norway -- along ...
The unfinished Hindu-Buddhist temple and museum,Sanctuary of Truth, is located in Pattaya, Thailand and it was made by the Thai businessman Lek Viriyaphan in the Ayutthaya style. The temple was designed to be only out of wood. The Hindu-Buddhist temple and museum has been under construction since 1981, and it might probably take until 2025 at the earliest. Despite being under construction, tourists from all over the globe are able to visit the Sanctuary and enjoy the wooden pieces inside.
Markets are the heart of cities, they reflect people’s interests and culture. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of exploring a market in a brand-new city. The sights, the smells, and the bartering is a sure-fire way to meet the locals, experience the culture and learn about the city’s heritage. These are 8 unusual markets that you might know, but should visit!
Glass from the explosion poses different challenges from bottles. Between 20 and 22 tons of glass had been brought to the factory in Tripoli, a hive of rhythmic activity centered around the furnace that burns at 900-1,200 degrees Celsius. More than 5,000 tons of glass was shattered by the explosion. From mid-August to September 2, almost 58 tons were sent for reuse at Uniglass and Koub/Golden Glass in Tripoli. Volunteers tried to salvage at least part of the tons of glass that littered the streets to help the local industry. ...
The Sudanese Authorities have announced a three-month state of emergency nationwide amid heavy floods in the country as the Nile rises to highest level in over a century. Mass floods in Sudan have killed 99 so far and left over 100,000 homes completely/partially destroyed and at least 50 people injured according to the Labour and Social Care Minister Lina Alshiekh. Never the less, the floods have affected near half a million people, Alshiekh added after an emergency meeting of the Sudan Defense and Security Council. Sudan's flooding has been always ...