Monthly Archives: October, 2022

Australia: Apple workers gear up for more strike action

After almost two-thirds of employees rejected a salary and benefits offer, hundreds of Apple (AAPL.O) staff in Australia are preparing to strike once more....

Relief from economic crisis as inflation start slowing in Sri Lanka

For the first time in a year, Sri Lanka's inflation decreased in October as food and gasoline shortages subsided. According to a statement released on...

30 years on, China revises law on women protection

According to news agencies, China passed legislation on Sunday that will provide women better protection against sexual harassment and gender discrimination. The event, which...

Ahead of World Cup, workers evicted in Qatar’s capital

According to workers who were forced out of their homes, Qatar has evacuated apartment buildings housing hundreds of foreign workers in the same districts...

China: Evergrande launches first electric vehicles

According to a post made on the company's official Wechat account, China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Ltd (0708.HK) has begun delivering its Hengchi...

Over 100 people killed in car bombs in Somalia

According to a statement released by the president of Somalia early on Sunday morning, at least one hundred persons were murdered and three hundred...

China tightens Covid curbs, Shanghai Disneyland limits operations

As of this coming Saturday, in order to comply with COVID-19 measures, Shanghai Disneyland will operate at a reduced capacity, the resort announced in...

Pay rise, jobs keeping Americans ‘better off’ despite inflation: Biden

President Joe Biden claimed that despite rising inflation eroding their purchasing power, some Americans are "better off" as a result of pay increases and...

Thai transgender rights campaigner buys ‘miss universe’

According to a business announcement, a Thai media tycoon and advocate for transgender rights paid $20 million for the corporation that oversees the Miss...

Africa sees over 1 mln deaths linked to air pollution

Nearly the whole African continent, with numerous nations experiencing some of the highest levels of air pollution in the world, is facing some of...

Elon Musk officially takes over Twitter in $44 billion deal

After months of anticipation due to the biggest acquisition of the year, billionaire Elon Musk finally seized control of Twitter on Thursday. In his...

Rapper Kanye West’s wax statue removed from Madame Tussauds

The wax figure of the rapper Kanye West that was on display at Madame Tussauds in London has been taken down. On Wednesday, the...

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Scotland to drop target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions

The Scottish government has decided to abandon its prominent target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 75% by 2030. However, the ultimate objective of...

Desert city Dubai drowns in heaviest rainfall in 75 years

The United Arab Emirates has been inundated by unprecedented rainfall, leading to widespread flooding that has disrupted flights at one of the world's busiest...

Tesla plans $56bn pay deal for Elon Musk

Tesla is once again proposing what could become the largest pay package in corporate American history for its CEO, Elon Musk, valued at an...

Sweden to lower age to change legal gender from 18 to 16

Sweden's parliament has recently approved a significant legislative change that lowers the minimum age for legally changing one's gender from 18 to 16 years...