In 2014, Jordan Figueiredo, a solid waste specialist in California, launched the @UglyFruitAndVeg Campaign. Teaming up with Stefanie Sacks, a nutritionist and the author of What the Fork Are You Eating?, the pair began a recent petition on Change.org that is demanding unprecedented action from Walmart regarding its food […]
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has, perhaps, attracted more negative media coverage than ever in the passing years, due to its supposed bias in African cases. However, the promotion of peace and prevention of conflict worldwide remains the priority of the world court, as has come to light this week. […]
Thailand’s Tourism Ministry is cracking down on the country’s infamous sex industry, in an attempt to promote “quality tourism” instead. The ministry wants to shut down brothels with the aim of getting rid of the ubiquitous sex trade altogether. However, local support groups warn that the government must find […]
Last Thursday, the Bastille Day festivities were interrupted as Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhel, 31, drove a lorry down the famous Promenade des Anglais in Nice, deliberately targeting people and running them down. The terror began at around 10:30pm after thousands of people had watched a fireworks display on the seafront to celebrate […]
A peaceful and multicultural society is not a utopian daydream, it is possible, and it is increasingly becoming a reality with every person who speaks up against racism, and every child who is brought up to be kind to others. No matter what colour their skin is, or what faith they subscribe to.
Taiwan’s DPP government continues to be divided over how to respond to the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s (PCA) decision in the South China Sea case. In a surprising move, the PCA arbitrators ruled that Taiping Island/Ita Aba, is administered by Taiwan as a subdivision of the city of Kaohsiung, is […]