Enhanced Social Protection an Opportunity Asia Pacific Must Grasp

By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana and Chihoko Asada MiyakawaBANGKOK, Thailand, Oct 20 2020 – In the fight against COVID-19, success has so far been defined by responses in Asia and the Pacific. Many countries in our region have been hailed as reference points in containing the virus. Yet if the region is to build back better, […]

Questions Remain over Botswana’s Mass Elephant Deaths

The world was shocked by the unexplained deaths of hundreds of elephants across Botswana. While Botswanan officials have said they have identified what killed the animals as cyanobacteria, some wildlife experts and conservationists have questioned the government’s claim, saying many questions remain. Courtesy: Elephants Without Borders (EWB) By Ed HoltBRATISLAVA , Oct 20 2020 – […]

Venezuela, Twitter, and Crimes Against Humanity

El Helicoide, a building in Caracas, Venezuela, currently headquarters of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN). Credit: Flakiz/Flickr By Andrés CañizálezCARACAS, Oct 20 2020 – In mid-September, the United Nations Human Rights Council approved the renewal, for another two years, of the mandate of the Fact-Finding Mission to determine and document the existence of crimes […]

Education: Act Now, Don’t Wait for the Bill

By Stefania GianniniPARIS, Oct 20 2020 – School reopening doesn’t mean that education is back on course. For a start, schools remain closed in over 50 countries, affecting more than 800 million students. The poorest ones may never make it back to school, driven by poverty into child labour or early marriage. Distance learning has […]

Limited Liability: Profit Without Responsibility

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct 20 2020 – Limited liability protection for shareholders in joint stock companies was introduced to encourage investments in them. However, it has encouraged irresponsibility, causing much harm while generating profits without responsibility. Limited liability limits responsibility Columbia Law School’s Professor Katarina Pistor has extended her critique of the […]

FXCM Group Reports Monthly Execution Data

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC (“FXCM Group” or "FXCM"), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading, cryptocurrencies and related services, today released execution data for September 2020. To view execution data including historical spreads, execution speeds and historical price improvement […]

A Long, Uneven and Uncertain Ascent

Thailand’s COVID-19 response cited as an example of resilience and solidarity. Credit: UNDP By Gita GopinathWASHINGTON DC, Oct 20 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread with over 1 million lives tragically lost so far. Living with the novel coronavirus has been a challenge like no other, but the world is adapting. As a […]

[INVNT GROUP]™ And World Air League® Partner On World-First Cultural, Sports And Entertainment Event, World Sky Race®

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — [INVNT GROUP], THE GLOBAL BRANDSTORY PROJECT has entered into a strategic partnership with World Air League to launch World Sky Race, a world–first international race of airships for consumers, brands and countries that will fly over a live audience of more than two billion. Launching […]

Why Food System Transformation Needs Water

A farmer with his young turmeric crops in Tamil Nadu, India. Credit: Hamish John Appleby / IWMI By Dr. Mark SmithCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Oct 19 2020 – The impact of Covid-19 on supply chains and food security has dealt a blow to the already faltering global development ambition of ending hunger. More than ever, as […]

NESFAS Partner Communities Celebrate World Food Day

World Food Day celebration at Pyngkya, East Khasi Hills By Damica M MawlongOct 19 2020 (IPS-Partners) World Food Day, a day dedicated to tackle world hunger, is annually celebrated on October 16, 2020 globally. To commemorate this day, the North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) along with its partner organisations — Society for […]

RSS Daily Times Nigeria

  • #EndSARS: Senate urges President Buhari to urgently address protesters
    By Tunde Opalana Proffering a solution to the degenerating trend of the ongoing #EndSARS protests, the Senate on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency address the protesters and by extension, the nation, Daily Times gathered. While calling on all tiers of government to put in place and sustain policies and […]
  • #EndSARS: 4 feared dead as hoodlums burn police station in Abuja
    Four persons have been reportedly dead as hoodlums set ablaze Dutse Makaranta Police Station, Kubwa, Abuja. According to an eyewitness who spoke to the Daily Times, the station was set ablaze after a clash between security operatives and hoodlums on Tuesday, October 20. The eyewitness said that the outrage started from Sokale junction in Dutse […]
  • Suspected #EndSARS protesters kill cop, burn down police station in Lagos
    Chioma Joseph A policeman has been reportedly killed after hoodlums numbering about 100 reportedly attacked and set the Orile Police Division ablaze on Tuesday.  The Hoodlums disguising as #EndSARS protesters had launched an attack on the police station around 9a.m., but were repelled by policemen on duty. To avert the brewing tension, policemen reportedly locked […]
  • Act on EndSARS protesters’ demands, group urges Gov’t
    Philip Clement, Abuja The federal government have been urged to listen to the #EndSARS protesters, and ensure that peace and justice prevail and act on their demands. The group called #FixPolitics intiative, which is a research-based citizens collective, made up of Nigerians across various demographic groups and professional endeavours, also called on the federal and […]

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