Polluting coal-fired power stations in Western Balkans are responsible for thousands of deaths in new report

This photograph, taken on January 30, 2018, shows smoke rising from the chimneys of the Kosovo Power. … [+] factory in the village of Hade near the town of Obiliq on the outskirts of Pristina – Every winter morning, workers wrap scarves around their faces and emerge from the fog …

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The threat of the illiberal left

Sep 4, 2021 SSOMETHING TO very badly gone with Western liberalism. Basically, classical liberalism believes that human progress is brought about by debate and reform. The best way to navigate disruptive change in a divided world is through a universal commitment to individual dignity, open markets, and limited government. Yet …

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What do the food and currency crises hold in Sri Lanka?

After declaration of food emergency, island nation must navigate difficult situation Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s promulgation of a “food emergency” in the face of a never-ending currency crisis has shocked locals and surprised friends and adversaries, both inside and outside the heartbreaking nation . Civil society activists have also …

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Bangalore: 3 customs officers suspended following a smuggling offer of red sanders | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: Three customs officers, including two superintendents and an inspector, were suspended following the July 29 incident in which an attempt was made to smuggle red sanders worth 6 crore Rupees to Dubai from Kempegowda International Airport Cargo Complex. The Bengaluru unit of the Tax Intelligence Directorate recently submitted an …

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Gas prices are rising and are probably not over – Video

Gas prices are rising and are probably not over – Video – NEWS 1130 Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to personalize its online advertising and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the principles of the Digital Advertising Alliance. By continuing to use …

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New Jersey has major stake in California governor’s recall election

The California election for Governor Gavin Newsom’s recall is scheduled for Tuesday, September 14. The following column explains the mechanisms of the recall. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/08/24/gavin-newsom-recall-loss-turn-progressives-conservative/ The following is a current summary of polls showing this recall election is too close to be called: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/california-recall-polls/ The following column explains why Gavin Newsom …

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Supply chain challenges hamper UK manufacturing growth in August

Production at UK factories in August rose at the lowest rate in six months as supply chain challenges affect manufacturers’ recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, according to IHS Markit. The IHS Markit / CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers index fell to 60.3 last month from 60.4 in July. While the …

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Analysis: Nigerian economy grows 5%, but human development continues to stagnate under Buhari

Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 5% in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), but economists think there is not much to celebrate on this subject. Indeed, unless the 5% GDP growth is sustained in the third and fourth quarters of 2021, …

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General Operations Force: Ketum leaf smuggling increased in August near the Malaysia-Thailand border | Malaysia

Members of the General Operations Force watch near Taman Radzi PGA post in Padang Besar, Perlis, November 24, 2020. – Photo by Sayuti Zainudin BUKIT KAYU HITAM, September 1 – Seizures of ketum leaves in Op Benteng Covid from August 1 to yesterday hit 7.9 tonnes from two tonnes in …

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Local production of Covid-19 vaccines

Md Towhidul Islam | Posted: Aug 28, 2021, 9:22 p.m. As intellectual property rights, including patents, reward and encourage innovators for more research and development (R&D) leading to inventions, a least developed country (LDC) like Bangladesh that will graduate in 2026 could look for different solutions, in particular the local …

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