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China Ends Animal Testing For Imported 'Ordinary' Cosmetics In Game-Changer For Cruelty-Free Beauty

Published: Sat 4 Jul 2020 04:20 AM
Humane Society International says move will spare many thousands of animals In a move applauded by global animal protection leader Humane Society International, China's State Council has finalised regulations that significantly modernise cosmetic safety ... Read more...

Sea Shepherd Asks US Court To Immediately Ban NZ Seafood Imports

Published: Fri 3 Jul 2020 07:45 AM
Sea Shepherd filed a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction yesterday in the U.S. Court of International Trade relating to its lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Commerce, Department of Homeland Security, NOAA Fisheries, and the Treasury Department. The ... Read more...

The Beginning Of The End

Published: Fri 3 Jul 2020 07:36 AM
The Beginning or the End may have been the beginning of the end. If you imagine humanity existing a century from now in a society that includes history classes, you can expect, barring major changes, that U.S. text books will describe this as ... Read more...

Saudi Arabia Eyes Total Dominance In Oil And Gas

Published: Fri 3 Jul 2020 07:11 AM
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz claimed last week that the Kingdom will be the world's biggest hydrocarbon producer "even" in 2050. "I can assure that Saudi Arabia will not only be the last producer, but Saudi Arabia ... Read more...

Euro-Med Monitor Welcomes Sweden’s Migration Minister’s Response On Asylum Seekers During Covid-19

Published: Fri 3 Jul 2020 07:02 AM
We welcome measures undertaken by Sweden to ensure access to health care for vulnerable groups such as asylum seekers, including rejected applicants, during the Covid-19 pandemic, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement today. In a ... Read more...

Appointment Of New UN FAO Asst Director-General & Regional Representative For Asia & The Pacific

Published: Thu 2 Jul 2020 06:22 PM
ADG-RR RAP Jong-Jin Kim ROME/BANGKOK: The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has appointed Jong-Jin Kim as Assistant Director-General and FAO Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific, ... Read more...

Moruroa: 54th Anniversary Of First Nuclear Bomb Detonation

Published: Thu 2 Jul 2020 02:09 PM
Today is the 54th anniversary of France’s first nuclear bomb detonation in French Occupied Polynesia, the first in a total of 193 bomb “tests” at Mororua and Fangataufa from 1966 to 1996 which left a toxic radioactive legacy that continues to cause immense ... Read more...

ESET Promotes Parvinder Walia To President Of Asia Pacific & Japan

Published: Thu 2 Jul 2020 12:10 PM
Singapore, July 2, 2020 - ESET , a global leader in cybersecurity, has named Parvinder Walia as President of Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) to oversee the continued expansion and development of the business in the region. Parvinder will be responsible ... Read more...

ChildFund And MFAT Partnership To Have A Positive Impact In Pacific Communities And Southeast Asia

Published: Thu 2 Jul 2020 10:29 AM
ChildFund New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) have today announced a partnership to increase the social and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable children, youth and their families in the Pacific and Southeast Asia region. Read more...

Tearing Down The Idols Of Colonialism: Why Tunisia, Africa Must Demand French Apology

Published: Thu 2 Jul 2020 08:06 AM
The visit by newly-elected Tunisian President Kais Saied to France on June 22 was intended to discuss bilateral relations, trade, etc. But it was also a missed opportunity, where Tunisia could have formally demanded an apology from France for the decades ... Read more...
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