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No Gay People In Malaysia: The Troubling Comments of The Tourism Minister

Malaysia’s Tourism Minister, Mohammaddin Ketapi, gave comments that support the country’s recently adopted homophobic rhetoric. In a press conference, ahead of the ITB Berlin tourism expo, the German news agency Deutsche Welle reported that Mohammaddin Ketapi said, “I don’t think we have anything like that in our country.” His words […]


Sustainability Development Goal 6

“Ensuring availability, managing resources and providing sanitation and water for all” is an unrealistic goal, demonstrated through a wide range of perspectives; economic, natural and socio-political. Water is essential for all life as humans, being made up of 85% water, can only go three days without water before dying from […]


Russia Unplugging From The Internet To Improve Cyber Defences?

The Russian Legislation has just approved a draft law for Russia to temporarily unplug from the global internet. The draft law, called Digital Economy National Program, is meant to test Russia cyber-defenses in case a foreign cyber attack occurred. These results and feedback are meant to complement and improve a […]


Maduro Denounces EU Calls For Snap Elections

  Recently, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has refused multiple European countries’ requests to hold early elections. Specifically, Britain, France, Germany, and Spain have threatened to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as president if an election were not announced by Sunday, February 10th. According to the Washington Post, by noon on […]


Canadian Ambassador To China Fired

On January 26th, Canadian Ambassador to China John McCallum was removed from his position following controversial comments he made regarding Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case. In 2018, Canada arrested Meng, who is Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer, at the behest of the United States, who believes that she violated U.S sanctions against […]


US-China Tensions Heighten As US Charges Huawei With Fraud And Theft

On 28 January, the United States Department of Justice charged Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei with fraud and theft, further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing. Huawei was charged for having violated sanctions against Iran by selling equipment and for having stolen trade secrets and US technologies, particularly from American telecommunications […]


Nicolás Maduro Sworn In As Venezuelan President For Second Term

President Maduro has been sworn into his second term as President of Venezuela following what many believed to be a rigged election last May. The citizens of Venezuela were angered over the change of election dates from December to May, inhibiting citizens from making it to the polls. There is […]