Daily Archives: May 10, 2019

Moving Forward From Ukraine’s Presidential Election

The Presidential Election, which took place on Sunday, April 21, 2019, was meant to bring positive changes to Ukraine. Indeed, under the rule of President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine has been suffering from a series of political and economic crises. When he came to power in 2014, Russia annexed Crimea. In […]

Duterte Threatens War With Canada Over Waste Dispute

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened Canada with war over garbage produced by the latter which has been sitting in Filipino ports over the past six years. The garbage has been sitting within shipping containers, which were shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014 by an Ontario-based company called […]

The Spread Of Orwellian Surveillance: China And Beyond

Recently, investigators uncovered the extensive and suspicious commercial partnership between the Chinese and Ecuadorian governments. Evidently, China significantly provided the Ecuadorian government with advanced camera equipment and surveillance instruments since 2011. As the Chinese administration currently practices, Ecuador implemented this system in hopes of curbing escalating criminal rates nationwide. Unfortunately, […]

Senior Cambodian Military Officer In Hawaii’s Anti-Terrorism Meet Signals Change In Government Focus

Published on 9 April, The Phnom Penh Post reported that Lieutenant General Hun Manet, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed forces, was to visit the U.S. from 8-12 April to attend the Pacific Area Special Operation Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. U.S. embassy spokesperson Emily Zeeberg confirmed on Monday […]

Corporate Greed. Commercialization

Global conglomerates make millions and even billions of dollars because of their corporate greed and brutal marketing strategies designed to create publicity. With the recent memorials of ANZAC Day, commercialization would be on every marketer’s mind. Globally, it has become accepted for large companies to make political statements and commercialize […]

Myanmar Court Rejects Final Appeal By Jailed Reuters Journalists

The Supreme Court of Myanmar has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who have been sentenced to seven years in prison for receiving documents from police, thereby violating the Official Secrets Act, after investigating the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men during […]

Will Sudan Protests Accept The Call Of The Ruling Military Council To Discuss Immediate Transfer Of Power To The Transitional Civilian Council

Sudan’s protests are still yet to come to a consensus with the ruling council. This is because even after disposing of Omar al-Bashir, the ruling military has not met the protesters’ demands to form a new interim civilian council and disband the transitional military council. The ruling council said that […]

Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

On 20 April, Easter Sunday, three churches and four hotels were bombed in Sri Lanka, resulting in over 300 deaths and 500 casualties. The attacks happened in and just outside the major city of Colombo. This tragedy terrified the country, especially as it has happened in places of worship that […]