NEWS DIGEST 22.08.2020: Footprints and temperatures from times gone by

  Today’s news digest is brought to you by my personal Twitter account @VShah1984. Melbourne, Australia-based German geographer and demographer Simon Kuestenmacher @simongerman600 shared a GIF chart originally posted on the popular newsboard Reddit’s r/dataisbeautiful feed. The chart features two … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.08.2020: Footprints and temperatures from times gone by

NEWS DIGEST 16.08.2020: MV Wakashio disaster fallout, as UK’s Marlow reaps its blessings

  This morning’s News Digest comes from Facebook. The Guardian, a UK liberal-leaning broadsheet, has reported that despite the Bank of England’s new governor, Andrew Bailey, stating that the UK did better than expected economically during the pandemic, his analysis … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 16.08.2020: MV Wakashio disaster fallout, as UK’s Marlow reaps its blessings

NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops

  Today’s news digest comes via my own Twitter account. Firstly Indian Hindi-language news channel NEWS18 Lokmat presents a video of police officer in the Maharashtra city of Pune beating a man with sticks while he is laying on the … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.04.2020: Beating COVID19 curfew breakers, studying comets and catching corrupt cops

OPEC PRODUCTION CUTS: Oil producers likely to continue curbs on production

Doha – VIJAY SHAH via Qatar National Bank and Investing.com OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), a network of fourteen crude oil producing nations may be likely to continue maintaining its curb on production output for the foreseeable future according to commodity analysts at the Qatar National Bank, as reported by Investing.com today. Record low oil prices, natural disasters and a rapidly shifting political landscape have given a bullish feel for the oil market. An oversupply of oil on the international market forced OPEC members to agree to limit their outputs in order to prevent a sudden decline in … Continue reading OPEC PRODUCTION CUTS: Oil producers likely to continue curbs on production

IRAQ OIL PRICES ON THE UP: Markets rise despite Iraq ISIL tensions; disorder

This report is based on one supplied by the London office of┬áThe Daily Star website of Lebanon, via the international news story supplier and agency AFP, with additional background information on the ISIL/Iraq conflict supplied by the HEM blog editor and reporter. Despite ongoing tensions in Iraq as a new militant group sweep their way through much of the country’s north and centre, oil prices for the area continued to rise as of today, according to crude oil analysts and Lebanon’s Daily Star newspaper, it has been reported. Quoted oil prices on the international commodities market continued an upward trend … Continue reading IRAQ OIL PRICES ON THE UP: Markets rise despite Iraq ISIL tensions; disorder