As the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll on our mental health, more people are becoming aware of the importance of prioritising it. At the TODAYOnline webinar mental health in 2020, the panellists shared some mental-wellbeing advice. The IAS Gazette’s Natalia and Kimberly believe that while they have brought up several important points, they were merely touching the surface of the issue.
Sep 13: Four of the six prisoners have been caught after escaping from Gilboa Prison in northern Israel, a fire at a makeshift hospital treating COVID-19 patients in North Macedonia killed at least 14 people, the fire and smoke alarms sounded off at the Russian segment of the International Space Station while the batteries were being recharged.
North America: United States (US) Justice Department has said last Tuesday (Sept 7) that it
As the COVID-19 pandemic presses on, it is inevitable that we try to find someone to blame for this health crisis. However, when such a major crisis breaks out in our complex international system, simply pointing our finger at one party is too simple.
Sep 6: UN Warns that Madagascar on the Brink of Famine, President Joe Biden Confident that US Withdrawal from Afghanistan was “Wise Decision”, Iran Prepared to Return to Nuclear Talks but Not Under Wester “Pressure”
North America: President Joe Biden declared the California fire an emergency last Friday (Sep 3),
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated life as we know it. From innumerable fatalities to the rise of racist attacks, nationalist movements and widening inequality, the pandemic has ushered in a completely new “normal”. Interestingly, world democracy levels have also reportedly declined over the past year. Is this a coincidence? The IAS Gazette investigates possible links to unveil the hidden cracks within democratic regimes.
Aug 30: Biden warns another highly possible attack on Kabul, ‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ unfolds as hundreds die in Western Ethiopian violence, 539 migrants rescued off Italian island of Lampedusa
North America: United States (US) President Joe Biden vowed to ‘hunt down’ those responsible for
COVID-19 has impacted everyone in one way or another. However, one particular group proves to be vulnerable to the virus — the homeless. The pandemic has shed more light on the issue of homelessness, signalling that much more needs to be done. The IAS Gazette examines the homeless population in Singapore and in other parts of the world, to see how they have been impacted by the virus.
Aug 23: At least two Afghans fell from the sky after clinging onto a US Air Force plane to flee Afghanistan last Monday, Taliban forces held its first press conference last Tuesday to explain its wish to have peaceful relations with other countries, hundreds of firefighters have been struggling to contain France’s worst wildfires
North America: US Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in Singapore last Sunday (Aug 22) for
Since the baton of leadership was handed over to Xi Jinping, the Middle Kingdom has been increasingly worried about its own security in recent years. These increased concerns have led to a more aggressive and assertive foreign policy towards its neighbours. Why has Beijing’s actions gradually changed? The IAS Gazette’s Ryan Ang seeks to answer the question.
Aug 16: The UN released a climate report last Monday emphasising global warming may reach an irreversible state, North Korea did not answer routine calls with South Korea on inter-Korean hotlines last Tuesday, Taliban forces entered Afghanistan’s capital Kabul last Sunday
North America: United States (US) President Joe Biden’s administration highlighted that rising energy prices could