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United Nations International Energy Forum on Climate Crisis

United Nations International Energy Forum on Climate Crisis

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that the country would discontinue building new coal-fired energy during a meeting on the final day of the United Nations International Energy Forum, Sept. 24, 2021.  He explained the purpose is to get their energy from renewable sources by 70 percent and achieve a net-zero level of carbon emissions. […]

Philippines President Top Contender for Vice Presidency

Philippines President Top Contender for Vice Presidency

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is the top contender for the vice presidency, according to the survey conducted by Pulse Asia in June. After months of mixed and vague pronouncements, Duterte confirmed that he would join the vice presidential race. However,  on Sept. 14, 2021, political consultant Greg Garcia stated he thinks Duterte’s decision is not […]

Canary Island’s First Volcanic Eruption in 50 Years

Canary Island’s First Volcanic Eruption in 50 Years

Canary Island volcano erupted for the first time in the last 50 years, near the southern end of the Canary Island of La Palma, on Sunday, September 19, 2021. The volcano occasionally convulsed and rumbled, but no lava has emerged since 1971. The Canary Island President Angel Victor Torres confirmed during the Sunday night conference […]

Manny Pacquiao Boxer-Senator Plans to Run for Philippine President

Manny Pacquiao Boxer-Senator Plans to Run for Philippine President

Philippine senator and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao plans on running for president in the 2022 elections. His PDP-Laban (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan) party nominated him to run; which he accepted on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. During his acceptance speech, he stated that the Filipino people have been waiting to see a change in their […]

France Ships Over 200,000 Donated COVID-19 Vaccinations to Sudan

France Ships Over 200,000 Donated COVID-19 Vaccinations to Sudan

Sudan received a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations from France; 218,400 doses were sent to the nation as a donation, reports the health ministry and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) according to Reuters on Aug. 28, 2021. The shots were delivered with UNICEF’s assistance through the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility. Sudan’s initial shipment through […]