Day: May 20, 2020

Boku Officially Launches with Pearl Abyss to Extend Mobile Payments and eWallets Globally

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Boku (AIM: BOKU), the world’s leading independent carrier commerce company, is pleased to announce a multi-country launch going live today of Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) and eWallet payment services for Pearl Abyss Corp (“Pearl Abyss”), the Korean game developer, best known for the open-world MMORPG (massively multiplayer […]

Iranian currency rates for May 20

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced the official rate of foreign currencies on May 20, Trend reports referring to CBI. According to the currency exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iran, 26 currencies have increased and 14 have decreased compared to May 19. According to CBI, $1 equals 42,000 Iranian rials and 1 euro […]

One of Four Suspects Charged in Myanmar Acid Attack Case

Police in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady region have charged one of four suspects for their involvement in an acid attack on a businesswoman last October, with the victim and her lawyer saying they did not understand why the other three were not charged, she told RFA on Wednesday. Leh Leh Win, the 30-year-old victim who filed a […]

Next Year’s Academy Awards Ceremony May be Postponed Due to Pandemic – Report

Next year’s Academy Awards telecast may be postponed because of the disruption to theatrical releases caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A story published Tuesday in the entertainment magazine Variety quotes an anonymous source who says it’s “likely” the annual awards ceremony, which is scheduled to air February 28 on ABC-TV, will be postponed. But the source also […]

Global Markets Sluggish Wednesday

Asian markets were mixed Wednesday as optimism over a potential coronavirus vaccine earlier this week steadily begins to fade. The Nikkei index in Tokyo gained nearly 162 points to finish 0.7% higher, while Sydney’s S&P/ASX, the KOSPI in Seoul and Taiwan’s TSEC index had all earned 0.4% by late afternoon. Hong Kong and Shanghai were […]

Cyclone Amphan Brings Heavy Rain, Destruction to India, Bangladesh

  NEW DELHI – Cyclone Amphan was downgraded to a tropical depression Wednesday but was still expected to drench parts of inland India and Bangladesh with heavy rain and flooding, damaging some of the weaker houses and buildings. Amphan slammed into the eastern coast of India on Wednesday as the equivalent of a powerful Category […]