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Sale of Cambodian breast milk to mothers in United States criticised by UN

Sale of Cambodian breast milk to mothers in United States criticised by UN

The UN children’s fund has strongly criticised the sale by a commercial company of breast milk donated by Cambodian mothers to women in the US, warning it could lead to the babies of poor and vulnerable women becoming malnourished. Unicef condemned the trade by Utah-based company Ambrosia Labs as the Cambodian government intervened. Cambodia’s customs […]

Supreme leader Kim Jong-Un vows to reduce US ‘to ashes’ with nuke strikes

Supreme leader Kim Jong-Un vows to reduce US ‘to ashes’ with nuke strikes

KIM Jong-un has threatened to reduce the US “to ashes” as tensions with North Korea continue to increase. The secretive state released a statement earlier this month warning Donald Trump of nuclear destruction if America fires “even a single bullet” towards Pyongyang. The statement said: “The Korean People’s Army will reduce the bases of aggression and […]

Brazil rotten meat scandal deepens as China and EU halt some imports

Brazil rotten meat scandal deepens as China and EU halt some imports

A scandal over expired meats in Brazil has deepened, with the European Union and China deciding to halt some meat imports from Latin America’s largest nation. The developments represent a major blow to Brazil, one of the world’s largest exporters of meat, which is struggling to emerge from its worst recession in decades. The announcements […]

Philippine president vows anti-drug war campaign will continue, International Criminal Court ‘cannot stop me’ death toll passes 8,000 mark

Philippine president vows anti-drug war campaign will continue, International Criminal Court ‘cannot stop me’ death toll passes 8,000 mark

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would not be intimidated by the prospect of the International Criminal Court (ICC) putting him on trial over his bloody war on drugs, promising that his campaign would continue and would be “brutal”. “I will not be intimidated and I shall not be stopped just by what? International […]

Beijing, Saudi Arabia agreed to more oil exports to China

Beijing, Saudi Arabia agreed to more oil exports to China

China and Saudi Arabia will increase their cooperation in the oil sector, including in Saudi oil exports to China, the two countries said in a joint communique issued today at the end of Saudi Arabian King Salman’s visit to Beijing. The world’s largest oil exporter has been looking to cement ties with the world’s second-largest […]

Japan Makes Us$8.4 Million Contribution to WFP for Emergency Needs in South Sudan

Japan Makes Us$8.4 Million Contribution to WFP for Emergency Needs in South Sudan

Japan has allocated approximately US$7.4 million to the emergency operation in response to the famine in the country. WFP will use the funds to purchase more than 24,000 bags of sorghum, a staple food in South Sudan, which will ensure provision of food assistance to more than 17,000 people for three months. In addition, the […]

China Will Replace All 67,000 Fossil-Fueled Taxis In Beijing With Electric Cars

China Will Replace All 67,000 Fossil-Fueled Taxis In Beijing With Electric Cars

Taxis are the bane of all urban areas. Typically, they are poorly made, poorly maintained, and spew tons of carbon dioxide into the air every day as they shuttle people from place to place. Beijing has nearly 70,000 taxis. It also has an intractable problem with smog. While it has embarked on an aggressive program […]

More than 30 million Indians to be given access to free internet

More than 30 million Indians to be given access to free internet

The Indian state of Kerala has declared that internet is a basic human right and that all citizens should have access to WiFi.  Finance Minister Thomas Issac made the announcement and said the government would look to provide free internet access across the state.  The move is line with the direction provided by the UN, which […]

Zambia Exports to India Hit U.S.$475 Million

Zambia Exports to India Hit U.S.$475 Million

INDIA’s global imports stood at over US$300 billion between 2015 and 2016, with Zambia contributing US$ 475.4 million. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said Zambia contributed $ 475.4 million to India’s global imports during the period under review which stood at $ 381,006.6 million. Ms Sitharaman said India’s major import […]

World war 3 is coming…

World war 3 is coming…

The prospect of a global conflict – World War III if you like – appears somewhat unthinkable. Since the Second World War, there has been no major war between the great powers. The original post-war European project was based around peace, social justice and harmony. The unravelling of this project, accompanied by rising nationalism, is […]

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