Author: Heather Lim

Britain Finally Begins Its Departure From The EU

On the midnight of 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom formally withdrew from the European Union, beginning an 11 month transition period that ends on 31 December 2020. This has come after 3 and a half years of futile haggling after the infamous 2016 Brexit referendum. During this period, the

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Taiwan’s General Elections: A Battle For Sovereignty?

On 11 January 2020, Taiwanese voters headed to the ballot box to vote on who was to be their newest president. Incumbent Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was pitted against Han Kuo-yu of the Kuomintang (KMT) with Tsai winning office for a second term. Tsai garnered 57%

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Thousands Of Indonesians Affected By Jakarta Floods

As of 4 January 2019, the largest rainfall in decades in Indonesia has resulted in 60 dead, one missing and around 175,000 people being evacuated from their homes. Indonesia’s Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) announced that this bout of weather is the worse to be seen in over 20

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NASA Satellite Finds Indian Moon Lander – Vikram

On 3 December, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officially announced the location of remains of the probe Vikram, which was a vital spacecraft in India’s space mission Chandrayaan-2. The probe was to land on the South Pole of the moon, a generally unexplored region, to conduct experiments related

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