Widespread protests have erupted across Indonesia after the People’s Representative Council passed the Omnibus Law, and some have turned violent. We highlight what the law is all about and why it is controversial.
Nov 23: Sagasti becomes interim President, Beijing announces updates to Hong Kong Basic Law, negotiations resume over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
North America United States’ (US) President-elect Joe Biden said that “more people may die” if
World Children’s Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the birth and the rights of children. The reality, however, is that not every child has access to the same rights. Despite the United Nations’ efforts in paving the way to champion this cause by creating agencies such as UNICEF, much more remains to be done to ensure that every child’s rights are met.
Nov 16: Ceasefire deal ends war in Nagorno-Karabakh, UN warns of war crimes in Ethiopia, Biden wins Georgia and Arizona
North America Some of the United States’ (US) biggest and closest allies in Europe, the
Despite the significant progress on the crackdown on corruption in the last decade, the Covid-19 pandemic has fuelled possible corrupt practices perpetrated by some governments. In an exclusive interview with The IAS Gazette, UNDP’s anti-corruption advisor, Dr Anga Timilsina, revealed an ‘implementation gap’.
Nov 9: Biden wins the presidency, China suspended Ant Group’s IPO listing, Saudi Arabia abolishes key restrictions on foreign workers, a civil war brewing in Ethiopia
North America Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected the 46th president of the
In an era where we are becoming increasingly connected with technology, the question of whether it has placed our freedom is at risk has arisen. We examine the two major actors that underpin the technology we use today: states and companies.
Nov 2: UK enters second lockdown, New Zealand approves euthanasia, Muslim anger against Macron grows
North America United States (US) officials claimed that some Iranian hackers have successfully accessed voter