Events

Burj Khalifa spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration

The breathtaking fireworks display, perfectly timed to the show on the facade of the Burj Khalifa, was complemented by dazzling lights and lasers, all synchronised to The Dubai Fountain show, leaving global […]

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New Year’s at the Burj Khalifa

As I was going through my camera’s spare memory card the other day, I discovered that there were still tons of video and photos from our New Year’s eve celebration in Dubai […]

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Nepali Times, a leading English-language weekly, starts 2021 by reviving its print edition

It comes as no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the crisis of the news industry, long affected by losses in advertising revenue and in a desperate search for a sustainable […]

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Proposed tax on books in Brazil may disadvantage readers in poorer neighbourhoods

This article was written by Renan Cavalcante and Lucas Veloso. It is published here via a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural. In 2007, writer Alessandro Buzo opened the Suburbano […]

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Part III

This is the third article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations in the Caribbean. (The first is here; the second is here.) It is based around issues discussed […]

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Events

Is India weaponizing technology to silence civil society?

On June 15, Amnesty International and Citizen Lab, an interdisciplinary laboratory based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, uncovered a coordinated spyware campaign that targeted nine […]

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Events

Part I

This is the first article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations in the Caribbean. It is based around issues discussed in the NCG Bocas Lit Fest’s live stream […]

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Part II

This is the second article in a series that highlights the question of slavery reparations in the Caribbean. (The first is here.) It is based around issues discussed in the NGC Bocas […]

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News

EU blocks proposal to foster corporate due diligence within the bloc – JURIST

The EU blocked a proposal on Wednesday aimed at fostering sustainability and responsible corporate behavior in the bloc. The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) aimed to accomplish these goals while also […]

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Ghana passes law criminalising identifying as LGBTQ+ – JURIST

The Parliament of Ghana passed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to identify as LGBTQ+ in Ghana. The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 states […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Bitget Reaches 20 Million Users As Spot Trading Volumes Grow by Nearly 100%

Although many have labelled 2023 as a down year for fintech, not all fintechs experienced this – case and point: Bitget. The cryptocurrency exchange and web3 company has shared that its spot […]

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Digital Assets and Electronic Trade Documents Focus of Law Commission Draft Legislation

The Law Commission, the statutory independent body constantly reviewing the law of England and Wales and offering recommendations for change, has launched a call for evidence to inform its project on private […]

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