August 15, 2020

Excessive video gaming will be recognized as official disorder by WHO

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From WN The World Health Organization is prepared to classify “gaming disorder” as a mental health problem for its upcoming 2018 update to the International Classification of Diseases, according to CBS News. “How serious is the problem? It’s an epidemic,” licensed marriage and family therapist Paula-Jo Husack told CBS San Francisco. Husack said the designation […]

Islamic finance can spur Guyana private sector

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now Guyana has been a member of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) since 1998, but never joined the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), a branch of the OIC. The previous government of Guyana did not actively participate in OIC forums. However, a change in government in Guyana, one with […]

Islamic finance can drive Suriname’s private sector

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Suriname which is seeking to be the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leader in Islamic finance, took a major step in making this goal a reality on Friday, when visiting CEO of the Islamic Development Corporation of the Private Sector (ICD), Khaled Al Aboodi, and the CEO […]