Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
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7 things you need to know about world hunger
The number of people going hungry has risen for the third year running after years of improvement
Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti in an attempt to bolster support in the region after Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year
Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins
“It’s a blessing from God because we had to take this trip and private cars are very expensive, but we got a very good low fare and we are proud to be taking this train,” said a 69-year-old
Want to invest responsibly? A new breed of stock exchange aims to help
A new breed of market is springing up from Scotland to India to help people identify investment opportunities
Take Five: G7 - deep in the Woods?
The July 17-18 meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bankers in the French town of Chantilly could well be a fraught one
A UCLA professor faces 219 years in prison for smuggling chips with military applications to China
A UCLA professor and electrical engineer was found guilty of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act
Where are the world's stateless people?
An estimated 10 to 15 million people are not recognized as nationals by any country, often depriving them of basic rights
An armed conflict between the US and Iran would be a condemnation for the Middle East
The tensions between Trump and the Iranian regime in the last month may explode an armed conflict between countries. What would be the consequences?
The results of the G20 forum are positive, but limited
The meeting of the 20 largest economies in the world in the city of Osaka ended with optimism, but with few tangible agreements between the parties
What Trump's brief visit to North Korea means
The current president of the United States became the first in history to step on North Korean soil. Will negotiations proceed?
Should we believe Trump? These are the 3 times that he had to retract this month
Suspending the veto against Huawei is the third time this month that Trump has had to contradict his statements and opt for alternatives
Why will the guests of the Copa América continue to be from Asia?
For the edition of Argentina and Colombia in 2020, guests will be Qatar and Australia, which is from Oceania, but competes in the Asian Confederation
What is Apple's plan B for the Commercial War?
In the last month, tensions between Beijing and Washington have increased due to the commercial war. What other option does Apple have to deal with the situation?
Demonstrations in Hong Kong in favor of maintaining its political independence
In the last week, the people of Hong Kong took to the streets to ask that the extradition bill be annulled, but the demands do not stop there
What does the alliance between Russia and Huawei mean?
The Chinese company will coordinate with the Slavic country to develop 5G technology
Tiananmen Massacre: a night that the Chinese government wants to erase from history
June 3 marked the 30th anniversary of the massacre at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Even today, the Chinese government does not recognize the killing
Malaysia got tired of being the dump of the planet
"We urge the developed countries to stop sending their waste to our country," said the Minister of Energy, Environment and Sciences of the Asian nation.
Is there any winner in the 'Technologic Cold War'?
Big Chinese and North American companies have suffered the effects of the commercial war, causing losses to both countries, especially by the Huawei-Google rupture
This has been the impact of trade war on USA's economy
The purpose of the trade war with China is to pressure them to reverse their questionable commercial practices, but the damage to the domestic economy is already being felt
Ieoh Ming Pei: this was the architect behind the Louvre Pyramid
On May 16, the architect of the famous Louvre's Pyramid, Ieoh Ming Pei, died. Here we tell you about his most representative works and about his career as an architect
It's a fact! Gay marriage is legal in Taiwan
This Friday, the Taiwan parliament approved the marriage of same-sex couples. Here we give you all the details
Pompeo in Sochi: a disagreement with the Venezuelan situation and others
In disagreements because of Venezuela and Iran, and with a cooperative attitude towards the reactivation of relations, ended the visit of Mike Pompeo in Russia
Can commercial war lead to a new global recession?
Even if Trump insists on the limited effects of his trade policy with China, the reality is that his decisions may have global consequences
Latam Booklook: "Diary of a madman" by Lu Hsun
In a society in which cannibalism has been 'normalized', is it mad who refuses to eat others?
Confrontations in Gaza: the most lethal since 2014
With casualties on both sides, on Monday, May 6, a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was launched after the clashes over the weekend
What the meeting between Kim and Putin left
After an unfruitful Hanoi summit, in which Kim Jong-un could not reach any agreement with Donald Trump, the North Korean leader met with Vladimir Putin
Iran and Venezuela: could they reactivate their trade relationship?
After a totally political decision and without real economic benefits, the airline Mahan Air decided to open a new direct route Tehran - Caracas
Gamers: from a hobby to professional sport
The rise of eSports has taken by surprise the professional and traditional sport, which has had to incorporate them gradually, will it be the sport of the future?
The owners of the Grindr App are in trouble
The dating application for the LGBTQ community is in trouble in the United States, where they accuse it of being a threat to national security
South Korea: the decision that benefits abortion
In a historic decision, the Constitutional Court of South Korea ordered the amendment of the abortion law
Big Chinese companies take over the smartphone market
Giants and increasingly popular, these Chinese companies are taking over the technological market of smartphones
Elections in Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu goes for his fifth term
After a tight election, Netanyahu will continue in power after being ten years in it
The Furoshiki: the millenary technique to forget the plastic
By using the ancient technique of furoshiki you can wrap and transport almost anything and thus avoid the use of plastic bags
The new era of Japan has arrived
With the arrival of a new Emperor, a new era also arrives. Japan prepares for the Reiwa era
Environment and money: this is how agriculture works in China
Researchers from Stanford University found that Chinese farmers are able to achieve economic and environmental benefits
Trump against the International Community?
Trump has convulsed the international community for the declarations on the Golan Heights and Israel, what is this new controversy about?
Gaza Strip: What are the reasons for the recent bombings?
The Israeli government has attacked nearly 100 targets in the Strip in recent weeks
China takes Europe: what the global governance forum left
Multilateralism and agreements on the treatment of global issues are part of the strategy with which China seeks to get closer to Europe
South Korea: the scandal that shakes the world of K-pop
Thanks to the denunciation of an assault in a nightclub, one of the most important scandals inside South Korea was discovered
The 5 innovations of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
There's a year left before the celebration of the universal sport begins again, which promises to be a pioneer in aspects such as technology, architecture and ecological preservation
Trump: a trade war with India and Turkey is looming
War is no longer just with China. Trump revoked the preferential trade deal with these countries, a measure that will cost them, could Latin America be the next?
Could 2019 be a 'lost year' for the Latin American economy?
2019 seems to have brought Latin America a slowdown in all economic fronts. What causes this fall in the performance of the regional economy?
2019 China Basketball World Cup: 32 teams are already classified!
The maximum basketball tournament, scheduled from August 31 to September 15, has many interesting things. USA, again, is the favorite
Was the meeting between Kim Jong-un and Trump a big failure?
The meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, which took place in Hanoi, Vietnam, culminated without an agreement
Didi Chuxing plans to conquer Latin America and displace Uber
The transport application has already displaced Uber from China and the same happened in Southeast Asia. Now they plan to get Latin America's market
May Donald Trump win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Following the nomination of President Trump for this important prize, how is the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize chosen?
United States: what Pompeo's visit to Europe left
Last week, the Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, toured several European countries in favor of the recovery of sovereignty
Is the China-Venezuela commercial agreement closer to an end?
The interim government of Venezuela was emphatic in defending and preserving economic agreements with the Asian giant, especially the commercialization of oil
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