For the immediate future, I think we have to adopt a different kind of hope. It’s a paradox, but I think it’s necessary. We can’t just close our eyes and have faith in a false hope that everything will be OK. It might not. It quite frankly, probably won’t. Blind faith that everything will be alright is a liability that breaks a little piece of your heart each time you are disappointed. So we have to approach the future with eyes open, and prepare for challenges that we can’t yet see. At the same time, however... we have to trust in our ability as a people to stand up, to rise above and to find a way to thrive under whatever circumstances we have to face. … [Read more...] about The only way forward when you’re stuck in the middle
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Neymar celebrates putting PSG ahead against Borussia Dortmund (left). AFP Photo PSG came into the game at the Parc des Princes needing to overturn a 2-1 defeat in the first leg of their last-16 tie in Germany, but Neymar's 28th-minute header put them ahead on the night in the second leg amid a surreal atmosphere, as banned supporters gathered outside the ground instead. … [Read more...] about Neymar sets PSG on way to Champions League quarter-finals
"It's fun, I am using that to my advantage," he said of the added weight. "There are certain holes I can really get after. Even if I miss it a little bit, I still have decent looks to the green. I just got to clean up some of the half shots." … [Read more...] about Redman right at home at Detroit Golf Club
The same day, Deputy PM Dũng hosted a reception for Chairman of the RoK’s ruling Democratic Party (DP) Lee Hae-chan, during which he thanked the Korean party for supporting the development of the win-win relations with Việt Nam. He hoped the party will continue its assistance in bolstering Việt Nam-RoK ties, with a focus on enhancing co-operation between the two parties and considering the signing of collaboration deals. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam, RoK seek ways to intensify mutual trust
The economic damage wrought by the virus will be immense, and already huge stimulus packages have been signed to prop up limping economies. Programmes are being put in place to stimulate and kickstart domestic tourism. What is not yet known is the long-term effects of the pandemic on travel and whether people will be willing to relocate semi-permanently abroad. … [Read more...] about Expat life in the ‘new normal’: how will COVID-19 affect the way we travel, live and work abroad?