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Lotteries as public health incentives began before covid-19

In some parts of the world with more coronavirus vaccine doses than willing takers, attention-grabbing incentives have begun to catch on. Among them: the chance to win big.Ten vaccinated Californians won $1.5 million each in vaccination lotteries last week. A 22-year-old in Ohio became a surprise vaccine millionaire last month. New York, Maryland and other…

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Indonesia startups stand out in ASEAN by leaning on bonus pay

Indonesia’s startups are more willing to dole out bonuses to tech talent compared to peers in Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and the US, according to a survey of venture capital-funded companies by consultancy Aon. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ most populous country recorded the highest level of performance incentives as a proportion of base…

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Rugby-England’s Jones names 36-man squad for summer series

Sport England coach Eddie Jones named a 36-man squad on Sunday as they continue their preparations for the summer series against United States and Canada. Rugby Union – England Training – The Lensbury Hotel, Teddington, Britain – June 17, 2021 England head coach Eddie Jones during training Pool via REUTERS/Ashley Western REUTERS: England coach Eddie…

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Moments from golf’s 2021 U.S. Open

Updated: June 20, 2021 at 11:14 AM The 121st U.S. Open Championship of golf runs June 17-20, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. Jon Rahm is favored to win. Here’s a look at the tournament. Richard Bland of England, hits off the sixth tee during the third round at the 121st US…

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How some of your favourite celebrities celebrated Father’s Day

June 20, 2021 5:13 PM From cute photos to beautiful messages, here is how some of your favourite celebrities celebrated the special day. It wasn’t a different case in Nigeria as several people took to social media to celebrate the special day. For some of your favourite celebrities, especially the guys, it was a perfect…

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Young Afghan writer and refugee seeks to break down walls, borders

/ Europe On The Ground Issued on: 20/06/2021 – 13:50 Afghan author Parwana Amiri, who lives with her family at the Ritsona reception centre near Athens, Greece, is at work on her second book about life as a refugee. © FRANCE 24 screengrab Text by: Alexia KEFALAS | Sudha NAIR 4 min Afghan refugee Parwana…

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Gov’t Should Help Elderly Learn Online Skills

A video on YouTube shows the ordeals people have to go through if they want to access official documents on government websites. The government still insists on Microsoft’s antediluvian “Active X” controls that play havoc with any computer. Download it, and another pop-up window appears telling users to download keyboard security software. Do that too…

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Prince William, Kate Middleton share rare royal family photos on Father’s Day

Prince William, Kate Middleton share rare royal family photos on Father’s DayThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are marking Father’s Day with an adorable family collage.Prince William and Kate Middleton’s official Instagram account has just shared a clip featuring never-before-seen photos of William holding Louis and being hugged by George and Charlotte.The picture collage also…

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Main Street pothole

PROCEED WITH CAUTION: A pothole at the corner of Main and Van der Riet Streets Picture: BRYAN SMITHAt the corner of Main and Van der Riet Streets, where the municipality and its contractors had been carrying out repair work on the sewerage system, a large hole has appeared that appears to be undermining the road.…

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Joe Harris’ shooting woes cost Nets in the end

June 20, 2021 | 4:05am Going into Saturday’s Game 7, there was a growing narrative that Joe Harris could be neutralized by top defenders. Instead of countering it, he may have confirmed it instead. Harris’ shooting woes continued, and it played a huge role in the Nets’ season-ending 115-111 loss to the Bucks. He finished…