Have a great beginning of the week! This Monday will be different from all the previous ones. We're about to release our first Early Bird!
China has granted the first-ever state patent for a vaccine against COVID-19. The lucky owner is the company CanSino Biologics with its C5VID-19 Ad5-nCOV vaccine. CanSino's shares immediately soared - more than 14 % in Hong Kong and 6.6 % in Shanghai!
Not only in the Czech Republic, the coronavirus complicates the upcoming elections. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that New Zealand is postponing parliamentary elections by 4 weeks due to a high number of new cases. The increase occurred mainly in the capital and largest city, Auckland. Instead of September 16, s originally planned, the elections have been moved to October 17.
After the weekend's mass protests in Belarus, when tens of thousands of people took to the streets to show that they had zero interest in keeping Alexander Lukashenko as their president, strikes may follow. Opposition leaders have little understanding for the brutal police violence against demonstrators and the public, as well as the alleged machinations with electoral votes, are calling for them too. It seems that Alexander Lukashenko won't have time to rest any time soon...
Attempts to save some money often lead to problems. US budget cuts in the United States Postal Service, orchestrated by Louis DeJoy, resulted in delays in the delivery of shipments in America. Is there a danger that the same might occur with ballots before the November elections, endangering electoral integrity?! People don't want to leave anything to chance, and so, even in the USA, they take to the streets, demanding for the presidential election to be transparent and, above all, fair! The situation is already being addressed by the American Democrats. Spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi decided to convene a legislature and is considering legal action.
The gold mine of our day an age? Business with rubber gloves! It looks like the industry will remain in the limelight for quite some time, and whoever decides to invest in it certainly won't loose their money - on the contrary. Malaysian businessman Wong Teek Son, co-founder of Riverstone Holdings Ltd., who became the country's fifth billionaire in glove maker industry last week, could tell you all about it. The value of his assets is estimated at $ 1.2 billion. Are you making the first calls and putting together a business plan yet?!
The Japanese are known to be resourceful, and when it comes to entertainment, they're always one step ahead! The first haunted house, in which you'll be able to enjoy a terrifying adrenaline experience from the comfort of your car, was built in Tokyo. In case coronavirus measures that demand keeping a certain distance between people are in place, they'll have no problems here.
Fans of the popular historical series The Crown can start rejoicing. The fourth season is knocking on the door and should be revealed to the public this fall. Moreover, the creators came up with something new and exciting! Actress Elizabeth Debicki is about to join the series to portray the beloved Princess Diana, revealing snippets from her life.
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