Who Is Behind Misinformation Campaign China's President Xi Jinping Is Under House Arrest?
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Who Is Behind Misinformation Campaign, China’s President Xi Jinping Is Under House Arrest?

Reading Time: 2 minutes #XIJINPING is Trending on Twitter, which is not the first time the social media has caused alarm by spreading misinformation Xi Jinping is the current President of China and the general secretary of the Communist Party of China. Under his administration, Xi Jinping has made significant attainments in his political and economic policies. However, many Read More…

Pakistani-Americans' Unprecedented Show Of Support For Flood Victims
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Pakistani-Americans’ Unprecedented Show Of Support For Flood Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ambassador Masood Khan lauds the Pakistani-American community for mobilizing support to Pakistan’s rescue and relief operations U.S Ambassador to Pakistan, Masood Khan, has praised that the support for flood relief from the American government, Congress, civil society, private sector and philanthropic entities have been ‘massive.’ “The Pakistani-American community has stepped forward to mobilize support to Read More…

China’s Cybersecurity Effort
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China’s Cybersecurity Effort

Reading Time: 3 minutes By: Editor In Chief Last week , my attention was caught by the news that the Cybersecurity week was launched in China, which was an important time for the tech industry. It marked the culmination of the country’s top executives, Government officials, and entities gathering to exchange ideas and discuss new ways of improving existing Read More…

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Thrupenny Launches Yield Farming Platform

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thrupenny, an exciting crypto start-up, reached a major milestone, successfully launching a ground-breaking Yield Farming Platform.   Thrupenny announced it has successfully launched its Thrupenny Yield Farming Platform dedicated to users that want to participate in DeFi yield-bearing opportunities. Yield farming is a strategy in which an investor deposits cryptocurrencies into a lending protocol in Read More…

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Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced To 6 More Years In Prison

Reading Time: < 1 minute On counts of corruption, Suu Kyi will spend the next 17 years in jail Former leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, has added six more years to her prison sentencing, which now stands at 17 years. A special court run by Myanmar’s military Junta is trying Suu Kyi on counts of corruption after the Read More…

South Korea, Invest $21.5B Into Nuclear Technology
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South Korea, Invest $21.5B Into Nuclear Technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Currently, South Korea has six nuclear-capable reactors and increasing Assistant Director Jiyoung Lee of South Korea’s Ministry of Small and Medium Size Enterprises (S.M.E.) and Startups Announces its country’s 2022 Nuclear S.M.E. Technology Development Support Plans.  The South Korean government identified 51 core to aid with the advancements of S.M.E.s and will provide research and Read More…

One-millionth Person Displaced By Somalia Drought
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One-millionth Person Displaced By Somalia Drought

Reading Time: 2 minutes A devastating drought in Somalia has reached unprecedented levels, as the one-millionth person displaced by the drought was registered this week. By: Karl SchembriRegional Media Advisor, East Africa & Yemen e-mail: karl.schembri@nrc.no Mobile +254 741 664 562 www.nrc.no More than 755,000 people have been internally displaced in Somalia because of the severe drought this year, bringing Read More…

Unprecedented Flash Floods Batter Rural Afghanistan
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Unprecedented Flash Floods Batter Rural Afghanistan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Statement by Neil Turner, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) Country Director, on the situation in severely flood-hit Afghan provinces: “This year’s unseasonal flooding is catastrophic for impacted communities in Afghanistan. The scale of destruction is unparalleled. Flash floods have swept away entire sections of roads and other critical infrastructure – bridges, wheat mills, hospitals and Read More…

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Veteran Politician Dinish Gunawardena, Appointed As Sri Lanka’s New Prime Minister

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dinesh Gunawardena was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new prime minister on Friday as President Ranil Wickremesinghe swore in his new Cabinet. Gunawardena, a veteran member of the ruling Sri Lanka People’s Front and an ally of the Rajapaksa political family, took the oath of office on Friday before President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was elevated Read More…

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Crucial Comeback For Dethroned Pakistani Politician, Imran Khan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan makes the first step to take back his role as leading the nation through a sweeping majority win in the Punjab elections Removed from his former glory and throne, former Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan called for an early national election after his political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Read More…

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Why Is Car Ownership In Singapore So Expensive?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The cost of owning a car in Singapore has many families opting for alternative forms of transportation. The cost of owning a car in Singapore is the highest in the world. Because Singapore is so small, if everyone owned a car, the road would be hectic, and there would be limited parking. This is why Read More…

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Sri Lanka, Leaderless And Bankrupt

Reading Time: 2 minutes The economic and political crisis has developed into madness in Colombo, Sri Lanka In the past weekend, angry Sri Lankans invaded the Prime Minister’s and President’s homes. The protesters demanded the government leaders resign after breaking past the security of their residence. The Prime Minister and President have since been evacuated for their safety. The Read More…

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Shinzo Abe – (21 September 1954 – 8 July 2022)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abe was seen as one of Japan’s most progressive-minded prime ministers. During a campaign speech today, Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died after being shot in Nara. Abe was pronounced dead by his doctors at the Nara Medical University hospital early this morning. Police have arrested the shooting suspect, a 41-year-old unemployed man who Read More…

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Former Japan PM Shinzo Abe Assassination

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abe was been rushed to hospital and succumbed to his wounds Former Prime Minister to Japan Shinzo Abe was assassinated early Friday morning while speaking on the campaign trail for the Democratic Party. According to multiple sources, 41-year-old Nara resident Yamagami Tetsuya shot the former prime minister and has been arrested. The motive of his Read More…

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Happy Dragon Boat Festival Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dragon Boat racing over the years has raised millions and millions of dollars for charities Yesterday was The Dragon Boat Festival in traditional Chinese customs, a festival commemorating the poet Qu Yuan. People in China usually hold activities such as racing dragon boats and eating rice dumplings. The Dragon Boat Festival falls on the fifth Read More…

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Bongbong Marcos, On The Verge Of Becoming Philippines Next President

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ferdinand Marcos Jr is set to replace outgoing Duterte as the next President of the country The 2022 Philippine presidential elections are on the verge of installing the son of former dictator Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr. The disgraced dictator served as the country’s tenth president from 1965 to 1986. During his 20-year reign, most Read More…

Israel High Court Set Danger Precedent
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Israel High Court Set Danger Precedent

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Dangerous” Israel High Court of Justice decision permits forcible transfer of Palestinians in Masafer Yatta By: Media and Communications Adviser, Amman, ahmed.bayram@nrc.no, Jerusalem, 5 May 2022 — A new Israeli court ruling paves the way for the forcible transfer of Palestinians in the southern West Bank area of Masafer Yatta, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned today. Read More…

India Prime Minister Modi Welcomes Sikh Delegation At His Residence In New Delhi
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India Prime Minister Modi Welcomes Sikh Delegation At His Residence In New Delhi

Reading Time: 3 minutes India’s Sikh population stands at 20.8 million, which is only 1.72% of the country’s total population. By: The PIB Bureau The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi of India, today hosted a Sikh delegation at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, the official residence of the Prime Minister. The group included people from different walks of life. Union Minister, Read More…

Global Affairs Appoints New Ambassador To Vietnam
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Global Affairs Appoints New Ambassador To Vietnam

Reading Time: < 1 minute Shawn Steil becomes Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Mr. Steil replaces Deborah Paul. With a (BA in [Anthropology and Environmental Science], McGill University, 1997; MEDes, University of Calgary, 2004) joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2002. In Ottawa, he has served as director for foreign policy planning and executive director Read More…

India Recognized By WHO For Being Leader In Traditional Medicine
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India Recognized By WHO For Being Leader In Traditional Medicine

Reading Time: < 1 minute PM Modi welcomes WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine as Ayush Ministry signs host country agreement with WHO Tody Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has conveyed India’s happiness to be the home of the World Health Organization, (WHO) Global Centre for Traditional Medicine. He expressed the hope that the center will contribute towards making a Read More…

Korean Expats Living In Russia Stuck In Financial Limbo
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Korean Expats Living In Russia Stuck In Financial Limbo

Reading Time: 2 minutes Government Prepares Measures to Address Cross-border Payment Issues amid Russia Sanctions The FSC announced on March 18 that the government and the banking industry have prepared measures to facilitate cross-border payments of businesses and help provide financing support to the families of expats living in Korea due to the impact of financial sanctions on Russia. Read More…

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Lebanon: Syrian Refugees Face Evictions As They take desperate Measures To See Out Winter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Syrian refugees in Lebanon are facing evictions from their shelters while others resort to desperate measures to cope with bitter weather conditions amid soaring fuel and food prices. By: Ahmed BayramMedia and Communications Adviser, Amman In January alone, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) received 56 cases of Syrian refugees facing evictions in different areas in Lebanon. Read More…