June 16, 2019

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MPAS Awards 2014

 media singapore

SINGAPORE- Close to 200 guests, including judges, sponsors and members of the Singapore’s magazine industry attended the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards 2014 held last evening at Rendezvous Hotel Singapore. The awards recognise best practices and top talents within Singapore’s magazine publishing industry. [Read more…]

SA affirms stance on nuclear security

radioactive

South Africa has reiterated its commitment to maintain the security of all nuclear and other radioactive material within the country, in keeping with its national and international obligations. [Read more…]

2014 Doodle 4 Google Champion Crowned

doodle google

Dublin student Kelly McCabe from Scoil Carmel Junior National School was named the overall winner of the sixth annual Doodle 4 Google competition. Beating off tough competition from 74 regional finalists, Kelly’s winning doodle will now be seen by millions of users when it appears on the Google Ireland homepage this Wednesday March 26th. [Read more…]

UN envoy discusses efforts to restore stability

Kiev Protests

New York – A United Nations envoy, dispatched by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, held talks with senior Ukrainian officials in Kiev and pledged the world body’s commitment to assist the country as it seeks to emerge from the current crisis. [Read more…]

China to wage war against poverty

Li Keqiang

Xi’an – China will wage a war against poverty with a stronger resolve and prevent it from afflicting future generations, Premier Li Keqiang has said.

High economic growth since China adopted reforms and opened up more than 30 years ago has helped lift almost half the nation’s population out of poverty. This is due to market-oriented reforms and the government’s constant efforts in poverty relief, the premier said. [Read more…]

Manhunt documentary series

 manhunt

Ex-Navy SEAL Joel Lambert is pitted up against the world’s most elite tracking teams for Discovery Channel’s brand new six-part documentary series, Manhunt. [Read more…]

Agreement on Iran nuclear power

iran nuclear

The South African government has welcomed the Geneva agreement between world powers and Iran agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear programme.

According to the six-month agreement — reached between the US, China, Russia, the UK, France and Germany — Iran will curb some of its nuclear activities and receive US $7 billion in sanctions relief. Iran agreed to halt nuclear activities by 20% and gave UN inspectors access to its facilities. [Read more…]

Pupils to have textbooks

Pupils Textbooks

All learners will have textbooks by the start of 2014, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Friday.

“We are confident that at the start of the school year, all learners will have a textbook in their hands,” said the minister, who was briefing reporters on developments at the department. [Read more…]

What’s So Different About Poison Gas?

Syria
The crisis over the use of chemical weapons in Syria raises many questions, particularly about the moral hysteria being stoked by the US, whose own record challenges its credibility. [Read more…]

Wilson Kipsang World Record

Wilson Kipsang

Wilson Kipsang

It was almost gratifying to see new marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang limp into the press conference the morning after clocking 2.03.23. These guys may be supermen, but a hard, fast run still reduces them, for however brief a period, to a similar state to the rest of us. [Read more…]