Helen Jingshu Yao

About Helen Jingshu Yao

An international student in Canada, interested in the topics concerning humanity, feminism, and equal access to education for all.

After The Election, Where Is Bangladesh Heading?

In the 21st-century the economy of Bangladesh has witnessed a tremendous change. Once a low-income country, Bangladesh is now ranked 41st within the world economy, taking the second place in South Asia (India currently being first). It is believed that the growth will continue and that  Bangladesh will become the 24th […]

Poverty Vs. Pollution, Economy Vs. Ecosystem: Landfill Problem Around The Globe

The World Count estimates that over 2.12 billion tons of waste are produced around the world per year. The question of how to cope with that huge amount of trash has become a global issue. Aside from the obvious environmental pollution that waste creates, it also generates internal disagreements and conflicts […]

Accessibility And Inclusivity: The 2030 Sustainable Development Goal

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 15% of the world’s population has some form of disability. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) points out that accessibility problems are not only human rights issue but are also a development issue. The potential of a society will be limited […]

Brazil National Museum Fire, A Farewell To Heritages

Culture artifacts, ancient fossils, and other irreplaceable collections were carried in the hand of firefighters. With the dark scorch marks that left by the flame, they look like coffins instead of the precious exhibits. The atmosphere is like a funeral, the funeral of the museum that records the 10-thousand-year history […]

Inflation, Migration, And The Venezuela Crisis

At 5:31 p.m. Tuesday, August 22, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits southern Venezuela. Though no immediate victim or damage was reported, the natural disaster raised a sense of tension in the country. Since the oil price drop in 2014, Venezuela, whose economy largely dependent on its oil resource, suffered from […]

Education, The Ultimate Solution

Ancient wisdom has it, “[t]eaching people to fish, is better than offering them fish.” It is still applicable today. Providing better education shall enable individuals to find the solution to problems by themselves, making it the ultimate solution for the new ages. There are many problems that interfere with humans’ […]