France lie second in Group 7, five points behind Serbia, and need maximum points against Romania and away to the group leaders four days later to reduce the risk of having to win a playoff against another runner-up to reach next year's finals. … [Read more...] about France desperate to gain points and fans’ love against Romania
EVEN IF I go to sleep early, I can’t wake up early. If I have an important call or a meeting to attend, I don’t have an option, but it is a struggle. On Rakshabandhan, mom asked me to be ready by 10am, and I requested her to delay the visit by two hours. I prefer nights for working, playing PubG or binge-watching series. The field I am in involves creative ideating, and nighttime is ideal for it, when I believe, you are at your creative and productive best. I even call clients at night sometimes. My parents wouldn’t understand my routine and would ask me to sleep early. But after the lockdown was imposed, even my parents started staying up till 1am-1.30am playing sequence and cards. Now, they understand my routine better. When I am busy, them being awake sometimes affects my concentration. Earlier, I’d be awake till 2am, but now, I stay up till 3am-3.30am. Some days, I may even be up till 6am-7am. ♦ SOURABH KORI, DESIGN STUDENT BEFORE LOCKDOWN … [Read more...] about Dairy of a night owl
Other local legislators also hoped the government would launch the legislative process quickly. Hong Kong's sole member of the NPC Standing Committee, Rita Fan Hsu Laitai, agreed that the law should be enacted as soon as possible, noting that opposition lawmakers have constantly resorted to filibustering in the legislature to derail the government's operations. … [Read more...] about HK soccer association calls for enforcement of national anthem law
IMAGE: Meanwhile, South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel played the 'green angel'. Wearing nothing but attitude, this photograph of Candice taken at a lush jungle locale created quite a stir online. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Candice Swanepoel/Instagram … [Read more...] about Natasha, Candice go wild for fashion shoot!
When the Chinese Professional Baseball League restarted its season in April, the bleachers at Taiwan's Taoyuan Baseball Stadium were filled with mannequins, cardboard cutouts and drum-playing robots. According to the New York Post: "The faux fans were dolled up in real hats and shirts of the home Rakuten Monkeys, some pointing toward the field and others holding signs over their heads via zip ties around their plastic wrists." … [Read more...] about Computer-generated fans fail to erase that empty feeling