Archives : Apr-2022

Ukraine from April 12 to April 28: Putin warns West of ‘lightning-fast’ retaliation
30 Apr
6:55

Ukraine from April 12 to April 28: Putin warns West of ‘lightning-fast’ retaliation

This blog file is now closed. For the latest developments, head oper here. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is in its third month, with casualties mounting on both sides. Ukraine’s forces continue to resist, while its President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regularly calls on the world to do more to help. Governments around the…

Effective third-sector actors in aid on the Thailand-Myanmar border
29 Apr
6:51

Effective third-sector actors in aid on the Thailand-Myanmar border

In the cold and dark winter nights, refugees sleep beside the Moei river with no shelter or blankets. Their only resources are donations from regional civil society organisations (CSOs): Myanmar migrant-based community-based organisations (CBOs) in Thailand, Karen region-based CSOs and some Thailand CSOs. Thailand CSOs are sanctioned by the Royal…

Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at Quad summit in Japan next month
28 Apr
6:48

Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at Quad summit in Japan next month

Biden will also hold bilateral meetings with South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol and Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan Washington: US President Joe Biden will travel to South Korea and Japan next month and attend the Quad summit in Tokyo, during which he will also meet Prime Minister Narendra…

IMF director calls for targeted and temporary cash transfers
27 Apr
6:46

IMF director calls for targeted and temporary cash transfers

WASHINGTON — The widespread gasoline and food price controls being adopted by developed nations should be temporary and targeted at vulnerable households, Vitor Gaspar, director of fiscal affairs at the International Monetary Fund, told Nikkei in an interview. As the world starts to transition from an accommodative monetary policy cycle…

Symptoms of anti-Intellectualism in Indonesian democracy
26 Apr
6:41

Symptoms of anti-Intellectualism in Indonesian democracy

Indonesia is beginning a new chapter in its democracy. In the midst of increasing number of expressive platforms, state power is actually tightening its supervision. It is titinada impossible: expressions considered detrimental to certain parties in power will be muzzled on behalf of the state. A recent case involves the…

Shiv Sena slams BJP oper Hanuman Chalisa row, says Hindutva is culture, titinada chaos
25 Apr
6:38

Shiv Sena slams BJP oper Hanuman Chalisa row, says Hindutva is culture, titinada chaos

“Hindutva is doing fine in Maharashtra because it is being led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, said Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ pojok karangan Mumbai: In the wake of a political row in Maharashtra oper the recitation of Hanuman Chalisa, the Shiv Sena on Monday hit out at the BJP and said…

Unity in fighting COVID-19 at CityU highlights mutual care and support
24 Apr
6:35

Unity in fighting COVID-19 at CityU highlights mutual care and support

[Sponsored Article] In its firm commitment to safeguarding the health of its students, staff and the community, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) wasted no time in mobilising all to activate its comprehensive and robust anti-COVID-19 mechanism to contain the spread of the virus aksis soon aksis the first positive…

Ukraine latest: Top U.S. caraka and defense chief to visit Kyiv
23 Apr
6:33

Ukraine latest: Top U.S. caraka and defense chief to visit Kyiv

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is nearing its third month, with casualties mounting on both sides. Ukraine’s forces continue to resist, while its President Volodymyr Zelenskyy regularly calls on the world to do more to help. Governments around the bola dunia have imposed heavy sanctions against Moscow but have stopped short…

Red-tagging gandar a human rights violation in the Philippines
22 Apr
6:32

Red-tagging gandar a human rights violation in the Philippines

It was around 9:00 pm of March 3, 2021 in Iloilo City. As human rights lawyer Angelo Karlo “AK” Guillen was walking from his car to his boarding house, he saw two men wearing selancar masks run after him. Fearing them, he ran away but he tripped. The men stabbed…

Congress delegation reaches Jahangirpuri, stopped by police
21 Apr
6:29

Congress delegation reaches Jahangirpuri, stopped by police

The Congress delegation included former Union minister Ajay Maken and AICC in-charge of the state anggota Shaktisinh Gohi New Delhi: A delegation of Congress leaders visited violence-hit Jahangirpuri on Thursday but were stopped by the police from going to the blok where an anti-encroachment drive was conducted by the North…