China’s Xi Jinping declares ‘complete victory’ in poverty eradication campaign

BEIJING (REUTERS, BLOOMBERG) – China’s President Xi Jinping on Thursday (Feb 25) declared a “complete victory” in its poverty eradication campaign. Mr Xi made the announcement while attending a ceremony marking China’s accomplishments in eradicating poverty and commending role models. Mr Xi handed out awards to individuals involved in the Continue Reading

Rape claim by former govt staff member send shock waves through Australia’s governing party

MELBOURNE (NYTIMES) – A former government staff member’s account of being raped in Australia’s Parliament building sent shock waves through the country’s halls of power on Monday (Feb 15), with the governing conservative party coming under intense criticism for the way it had handled the case. Women’s rights advocates called Continue Reading