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Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition Winners Revealed

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 06:07 PM
Champion's earrings demonstrate creative take on this year's theme HONG KONG, Aug 10, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The results of the 21st Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition have been announced, with designer Lee Wing-yan, sponsored by Luk Fook Holdings (International) ... Read more...

Euro-Med Monitor Report Inspires EU Parliament Question About Middle East Prisons Conditions

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 07:15 AM
Concerns about Middle Eastern prison conditions during COVID-19 were raised by Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, in response to a Euro-Med Monitor report. Questions about the treatment of a growing number of infected ... Read more...

'Friday Night Massacre' At Postal Service As Postmaster General—a Major Trump Donor—Ousts Officials

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 07:13 AM
"America is in a dead sprint to authoritarianism. The man is pulling out all the stops to prevent the citizens of this country from holding a legitimate election in which he might face removal from office." by Jon Queally Government watchdogs, ... Read more...

Lessons Of Nagasaki Survivors Should Motivate The World To Eliminate All Nuclear Weapons – UN Chief

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 07:09 AM
Ruins of Nagasaki about 800 metres from the hypocenter in mid-October 1945. UN Photo/Shigeo Hayashi UN Secretary General António Guterres on Sunday marked 75 years since the atomic bombing of Nagasaki with praise for the hibakusha , the survivors, who transformed ... Read more...

UN Chief Spotlights Indigenous Peoples’ Resilience In Face Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 07:05 AM
Inclusion and participation of the world’s 476 million indigenous peoples must be ensured in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and on the road ahead towards recovery, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored. Marking the International ... Read more...

Selective Maritime Rules: The United States, Diego Garcia And International Law

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 06:58 AM
There are few more righteous sights than the paunchy US Secretary of State savaging the People’s Republic of China with his next volley on Chinese territorial aspirations. In July, Mike Pompeo released a statement putting any uncertain minds at ease on ... Read more...

Growing Up As A Girl In Rural India: What Does It Mean?

Published: Sun 9 Aug 2020 09:19 PM
Adolescence or teenage is that critical phase when one transitions from childhood to adulthood. It is marked by important biological changes and the onset of puberty. This 'growing up' is also about experiencing the joys and challenges of youth. However, ... Read more...

Release Refugees To Stay @homesafelywithus

Published: Sun 9 Aug 2020 02:51 PM
A coalition of refugee support groups today offered to open their homes to asylum seekers and refugees currently held in Australia’s immigration detention centres. The @homesafelywithus initiative is being offered to the Commonwealth Government ... Read more...

Stand With Environment Defenders!

Published: Sun 9 Aug 2020 05:27 AM
Onward With Our Struggle In Defense Of Land, Territory, And Ways Of Life! “Defending our land, territory, and way of life is not and will never an act of terrorism,” said International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation ... Read more...

A Nuclear-Free World Is Crucial For Sustainable Development

Published: Sun 9 Aug 2020 05:15 AM
"Most people are completely, blissfully ignorant about the situation, and those of us who believe in sustainable development are not able to do anything", this is how Dr SP Udayakumar describes the current situation relating to nuclear power ... Read more...
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