Thursday, October 28, 2021

Hailey Warner

China passes law to ease pressure of homework on children

The Chinese government approved a law on school students, as part of a series of measures taken by the authorities to reform the education system. The law aims to reduce pressure on children from homework and after-school tutoring. Quoting a...

Bitcoin hits new historic high

Bitcoin broke the all-time high record by exceeding the historical peak seen in April as Bitcoin prices rose to the historical peak of $66,000. The first exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on Bitcoin futures contracts in the USA started trading on...

EU giving away 60,000 free Interrail tickets to young Europeans

The European Commission is giving away 60,000 free train tickets to young people, allowing free train travel across Europe for up to a month with the aim of enabling them to get to know their own continent. In announcing the...

Former South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo dies at 71

Former South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo died at the age of 71. Lee served as prime minister for a brief period between February and April in 2015 under the then-President Park Geun-Hye. Lee was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a...

China calls for joint efforts for humanity’s high-quality development

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on countries of the world to join hands and start a new journey of high-quality development for humanity. Addressing the Leaders Summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention...

World must help Afghanistan stand on its feet, avert humanitarian crisis

Speakers at a webinar in Canada have advised the international community to remain engaged with the Taliban to avert a humanitarian crisis and preserve investments of international community for the rights of women, children, education, and healthcare in Afghanistan. Instead...

40 years of wars and disasters devastated the people of Afghanistan

Forty years of war, recurrent natural disasters, chronic poverty, drought and the COVID-19 pandemic have devastated the people of Afghanistan, said a report issued by the United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs, “OCHA.” Even before the events of August 15,...

State of emergency declared in Mississippi in light of CAT-4 Hurricane Ida

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency in Mississippi in preparation for Hurricane Ida and ordered federal assistance in response efforts. The White House said in a statement that declaring a state of emergency authorizes the Department of...

Passenger flight delayed in Moscow after bomb threats

The Russian authorities announced the postponement of a passenger plane on the runway at Domodedovo Airport in the capital, Moscow, after threats of a bomb on board the plane were received via message, which was preparing to fly to...

Sweden’s prime minister to step down in November

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has announced that he will step down as leader of the Social Democrats and prime minister in November. Lofven's statement came in a speech in which he explained: "I have been party leader for ten...

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Hailey isn't the biggest fan of Winter, but she's doing her best to embrace the cold weather and snow. You can find her trying out new recipes, playing squash or writing editorials.
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China urges World Bank, IMF to help Afghanistan

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to resume financial support...