Stories about English from October, 2018
The livelihoods of Madagascar’s coastal communities will be seriously threatened if they must compete with the potential catch capacity of these fishing boats.
Al-Ghomgham, and many other Saudi Shiites, took to the streets in 2011 to demand better rights.
Readers offer a few suggestions for calypsos that make female empowerment their priority.
Power struggle between ousted Sri Lankan PM and newly appointed PM has led to the death of a protester in Colombo.
The "Sagay 9" massacre was the single most deadly attack against peasant activists under the Rodrigo Duterte administration.
"It is necessary to connect European citizens and ocean lovers to the political sphere in order to discuss, make progress, and protect the ocean together."
"It obviously means bankruptcy and imminent closure for the magazine."
"We all have ways in which we are a victim and a perpetrator."
In the authoritarian kingdom, the crackdown against independent voices has escalated under Mohammed Bin Salman's rule.
"Who do these politicians think they are? They are elected by the public, and the public is absolutely entitled to see how they behave."
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
"When all other calypsonians in the early 1970s had six sheets of music, Shadow had seven, the additional one for the bass guitar."
This is only the third democratic elections to take place in the tiny, landlocked South Asian country since it abolished its Monarchy and adopted a new constitution in 2008.
China has switched its public relations tactics from denying to defending the camps, and the u-turn immediately reflected back on the social media conversation.
Chinese artist Badiucao sends ‘Make Wall Great Again’ hats to Google, in protest of company's return to China
“I want [Google] to know it is a mistake to collaborate with China’s censorship. It is as shameful as Trump’s wall ... an invisible wall online — the great firewall.”
"Residents are trapped. My road is cut off completely. Not even trucks can access the highway, the water is so high.”
The methods of pressure against Serbian civil society organizations bear resemblance to those used by governments in Central and Eastern Europe, in particular in neighboring Hungary and Macedonia.
In a genre that has often painted women in a negative light, the tunes that broke the mould are etched forever in the national consciousness.
The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.
Hong Kong Free Expression Week features Umbrella Movement activists and political cartoonist Badiucao
In recent years, Hong Kongers who support democratic rights and territorial independence have faced fierce repression.