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Disney Says It Will Reopen Shopping Area at Florida Resort on Wednesday

The Walt Disney Co. will partially reopen its Disney Springs entertainment and shopping complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida on Wednesday, it said late on Saturday. Disney and unions representing workers at Florida’s Walt Disney World reached an agreement on safeguards to protect employees from the coronavirus, a union statement said on Thursday, […]

Whistleblower Says US Officials Ignored Coronavirus Drug, Equipment Warnings

A senior U.S. government scientist is set to testify in a congressional hearing next week after filing a whistleblower complaint alleging officials retaliated against him for insisting on “scientifically vetted proposals” and “a more aggressive agency response to COVID-19.” Congresswoman Anna Eshoo said Rick Bright’s complaint raises serious concerns about the Trump administration’s response to […]

Celestial Events Liven Up Sky This Week

If life on Earth has become tedious with coronavirus restrictions, celestial activity this week promises some excitement. In addition to an ongoing meteor shower, the year’s last supermoon is out and will be seen at its best Thursday. The annual Halley’s Comet meteor shower peaked Monday, but the meteor streaks will still be visible in […]

NASA Awards US Companies Contracts for Human Moon Landing

The U.S. space agency NASA has awarded contracts to three American companies to develop spacecraft to land humans on the moon by 2024.  In a remote news conference Thursday, NASA announced it had selected Blue Origin, the space exploration company owned by Jeff Bezos, owner of The Washington Post, and owner and founder of Amazon; Dynetics, […]

Farmers Face Drought In Southern Shan State

In advance of the hot season villagers in southern Shan State are experiencing weather conditions that are much drier than usual.Summer hasn’t even come yet and we’re already facing drought, said Sai Kyaw, from Kholam township.2020 2 18 Kor Lan 12020 …

SHAN UNITY: An Impossible Dream?

A lot of Shan patriots and as well ordinary Shan citizens have been pondering on how unity could be achieved among the four stakeholder parties, the two Shan armies and two political parties.They actually did manage to form an umbrella organization wi…