NEWS ALERT | G20 Pledges More Than $21 Billion To Fight Coronavirus

NEW YORK | The Group of 20 rich and emerging economies had pledged more than $21 billion to fight the coronavirus, the group said early on Saturday. ‘The G20, with invited countries, has coordinated the global efforts to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, G20 members and invited countries have pledged over … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | G20 Pledges More Than $21 Billion To Fight Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS | Pope Says Coronavirus Vaccine Must Be Shared World Wide

MILAN | ITALY – Pope Francis called on Sunday for international scientific cooperation to discover a vaccine for the coronavirus and said any successful vaccine should be made available around the world. Francis, who has been delivering his Sunday address from the papal library instead of St.Peter’s Square because of the lockdown in Italy, thanked … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Pope Says Coronavirus Vaccine Must Be Shared World Wide

SPORTS | Gigi Hadid and Serena Williams Will Play In A Virtual Charity Tennis Match This Weekend

The tournament, organized by IMG, will see tennis champions facing off in the Nitendo Switch video game against models, athletes, and celebrities as Mario characters. In addition to Hadid versus Williams, the competition will also feture Haily Bieber and Naomi Osaka; Karlie Kloss and Maria Sharapova and more. Gameplay will begin at 4 p.m. EDT … Continue reading SPORTS | Gigi Hadid and Serena Williams Will Play In A Virtual Charity Tennis Match This Weekend

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Bottega Veneta Funds COVID-19 Research In Italy

The luxury fashion house is donating thousands of euros to fund scholarship and support Italian healthcare workers The fashion industry is doing its part to help find a cure for the novel coronavirus and put an end to the pandemic, and one Italian luxury fashion house is taking it a step further. Bottega Veneta has … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Bottega Veneta Funds COVID-19 Research In Italy

G20| Saudi G20 Presidency Urges More Donation To fund Pandemic Response

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi presidency of the Group of 20 major economies on Thursday called for further immediate donations to fund the emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic and develop needed vaccines. The G20 secretariat said $1.9 billion had been donated by countries, philanthropic organizations and the private sectors toward an $8 … Continue reading G20| Saudi G20 Presidency Urges More Donation To fund Pandemic Response

GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 | Saudi Arabia Sets Up $10 Million Esports Charity Tournament For Gamers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA -  Saudi Arabia has set up a new charity esports event to raise money to fight the coronavirus pandemic with a $10 million prize fund. Gamers will be able to compete for their chance to decide where the prize money goes in the tournament, known as Gamers Without Borders by Saudi, … Continue reading GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 | Saudi Arabia Sets Up $10 Million Esports Charity Tournament For Gamers

G20 SAUDI ARABIA | G20 Health Ministers Acknowledge Health Systems’ Vulnerability To Pandemics: Statement

RIYADH| SAUDI ARABIA – Health ministers from the Group of 20 major economies discussed weaknesses in health systems that made the world vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak and other pandemic, a statement said after a virtual meeting on Sunday. The Saudi G20 secretariat said that the ministers shared their national experiences, addressed necessary actions to … Continue reading G20 SAUDI ARABIA | G20 Health Ministers Acknowledge Health Systems’ Vulnerability To Pandemics: Statement

G20 | Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million To Global Fight Against Coronavirus

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia, as the holder of the G20 Presidency, has pledged $500 million to international organizations to support global efforts in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘The pledge will support emergency and preparedness response, developing and deploying new diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines, fulfilling unmet needs for international surveillance and coordination, and … Continue reading G20 | Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million To Global Fight Against Coronavirus

SPORT | Nadal, Murray Confirmed In Virtual Tennis Event

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are among 12 players confirmed to play in the virtual Madrid Open tennis tournament this month. David Goffin, John Isner, Karen Khachanov, Eugenie Bouchard, Kristina Mladenovic and Kiki Bertens will also participate from their homes in the April 27 – 30  online competition that is expected … Continue reading SPORT | Nadal, Murray Confirmed In Virtual Tennis Event

NEWS | Rihanna Partners With Twitter CEO For $4.2M Donation To Domestic Violence Victims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Rihanna has teamed up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to provide relief to domestic violence victims amid the coronavirus pandemic. The ‘Work’ singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation announced the partnership with the Social media executive on Twitter. ‘We’re joining forces with Twitter/Square CEO @ Jack today be co-funding $4.2 million grant to the @MayordFundLA to address … Continue reading NEWS | Rihanna Partners With Twitter CEO For $4.2M Donation To Domestic Violence Victims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic