Day: September 3, 2022

Singapore’s New Marriage Laws Are Not Any Better

Last week, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made a landmark announcement on an infamous article of legislation – section 377A, which explicitly forbids sex between men on penalty of two years prison, would be repealed in the coming months. The announcement elaborated that the constitution would be amended to define marriage as

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Conflict Has Returned To Ethiopia, Devastating A Five Month Truce

Renewed fighting in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray has disintegrated the fragile ceasefire that lasted in unsteady balance for five months. Both warring parties — the Tigrayan rebels and the Ethiopian government forces — have accused each other of starting the fighting. The former accused government forces of launching a

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U.S. Commits To Greater Pacific Engagement

The United States has unveiled its largest commitment to the Pacific Region in decades, in an effort to re-establish its diplomatic influence in the area. The announcement was made by Vice President Kamala Harris, in an address to the Pacific Islands Forum. Harris pledged that the U.S. would triple its

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