Sunday, January 17, 2021
 

Inter Press Service

Twitter, Donald Trump, and incitement to violence

CARACAS, VENEZUELA: Over the last four years, United States President Donald Trump has had in Twitter his main political communication tool. On this technological...

Can the world tackle the food insecurity crisis in 2021?

The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated food insecurity and disrupted food systems and food supply chains in developed and developing countries alike. In the United...

Women need support and understanding after miscarriage

By Ifeanyi Nsofor ABUJA, NIGERA: Recently, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, wrote a piece sharing about her miscarriage. “I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that...

‘We might have a Covid-21 or Covid-22 coming our way’

By Cristián Samper Daniel Kopp of International Politics and Society (IPS) interviews Cristián Samper, president and chief executive officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). NEW YORK: Cristián...

Reflecting and imagining forward

By Anis Chowdhury SYDNEY: What a challenging year 2020 has been! A year of living dangerously — “Tahun vivere pericoloso” — perhaps these words of...

Lockdown in chains

LONG before the Covid-19 pandemic grounded much of the world, lockdown, confinement, violence and isolation were the daily reality for hundreds of thousands of...

Millions of new poor are on the way — who cares?

ROME: The recent meeting of the G20 — scheduled to take place in Riyadh but held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic — has...

Overcoming the digital gap and food insecurity: A complementary target

ROME: Overcoming the digital gap to face food insecurity with the use of artificial intelligence practices in agriculture is part of a growing debate...

Not all 74 million Trump voters can be racists

Trumpism isn’t just going away after the US elections. And we finally need to understand why. By Nikolaos Gavalakis BERLIN: Donald Trump will have to leave the...

Development priorities have shifted to saving lives and livelihoods

By Hugh Hilton Todd UNITED NATIONS: We have come to the point in the agenda where we must take a “deep dive” in reviewing the lessons...

PH secures 500M RMB grant from China

THE Philippines has secured 500 million renminbi or about P3.72 billion grant from China that will be used to implement infrastructure projects and other...

7 killed as Philippine military chopper crashes in Bukidnon

ZAMBOANGA CITY: A Philippine Air Force Huey helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon in the southern province of Bukidnon, killing all aboard – two pilots and...

4 policemen, civilian nabbed in Subic Freeport buy-bust

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT: FOUR policemen were arrested on Friday in an anti-illegal drug operation conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the...

10 dead as quake sets off landslides, flatten homes in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia’s Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and sending people fleeing from their homes in the...

Duterte hopes successor to be ‘forceful, resolute’ vs corruption

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has expressed hope that his successor would be "as forceful and resolute" in fighting corruption in government, particularly at the Department...