NEWS DIGEST 19.06.2021: UK workers reluctant to go back to full-time office weeks, other business/crypto news

Hi everyone! Today’s news comes from NewsNow. A survey of 1,022 UK workers, has revealed that nearly three quarters of UK workers would accept a reduction in pay in return for being able to work remotely permanently. Only 15% of … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 19.06.2021: UK workers reluctant to go back to full-time office weeks, other business/crypto news

NEWS DIGEST 22.05.2021: New Mauritian mayor of Rugby a world first, other stories

Good morning!. Today’s news comes to you via Facebook. Deepa Brojmohun has become the first ever British Mauritian mayor after she was elected to be council leader of the town of Rugby, in Warwickshire county, England. Aged 54, and having … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.05.2021: New Mauritian mayor of Rugby a world first, other stories

NEWS DIGEST 12.05.2020: Coronavirus confusion continues, full impact is felt

  Today’s bulletin is brought to you by Facebook. International charity UNICEF is warning of the ‘double emergency’ being created by the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. It is becoming more difficult for charities like UNICEF to bring life assistance … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.05.2020: Coronavirus confusion continues, full impact is felt

WHO – Issues statement demanding unlimited aid access to Syrian crisis victims

Cairo – VIJAY SHAH The Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO), a subdivision of the World Health Organization has released a statement calling for unimpeded and immediate access to civilians affected by the ongoing civil war in Syria, HEM News Agency exclusively reports. The statement, prepared in Cairo, Egypt and released today, expressed concerns for trapped victims of the war currently stranded in the eastern Ghouta district just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, where there has been intense fighting between the army of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad and various rebel groups.¬†   EMRO believes that up to 400,000 … Continue reading WHO – Issues statement demanding unlimited aid access to Syrian crisis victims

PHOTO MOMENT: Chinese statue honours road sanitary workers

Vijay Shah This Sunday’s picture comes from the Twitter photo album of an account by a Kuwaiti known simply as Rahal (@7madms). The account usually tweets sayings in the Arabic language and¬†additionally offers advertising aimed at Rahal’s 2.5 million followers. The statue, which appears to be brass, but may have been painted gold to give that effect, pays homage to the street sweepers and sanitary workers of the People’s Republic of China. It has long been a tradition in nations with Communist governments to erect statues and monuments honouring the working classes and key political figures. The political ideology revolves … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Chinese statue honours road sanitary workers