Stories about English from December, 2018
"I have first hand experiences throughout my whole life. We live in a society that is still centered around colonial perspectives on history."
According to the myth, the Yiwu commodity index predicted the outcome of the US 2016 presidential election and is set to do the same for Europe's "yellow vest" protests.
Indonesian military suspected of using chemical weapons against West Papuan separatists, reports Australian newspaper
"Villagers are traumatised and very scared. They have fled into the jungle. Christmas should be a time of peace but not a time of fear."
Among the difficulties faced by voters are a ban on all unauthorized motorized public and private transportation and a complete shutdown of mobile Internet service.
After a surprising "no-confidence" vote, Guyana's president and members of the cabinet must resign, according to the constitution — a first for the country's politics.
Community correspondent Amit reported fearlessly on issues affecting indigenous communities across Jharkhand, India. Two weeks since he was shot dead, his murderers are still at-large.
"Are all these measures to enhance and promote Chinese culture or a sign of losing confidence on one’s own culture?"
Vanuatu, a Pacific archipelago nation of 83 islands spread along 12,189 square kilometers, became the first country in the world to use drones for transporting vaccines to its remote communities.
In Cardinal George Pell's sexual abuse trial, Australian court fails to suppress the ‘nation's worst kept secret’
"The alleged suppression order on #georgepell is allowing fake news and hearsay and speculation take the place of reputable news sources."
Some seasonal songs from Trinidad and Tobago that are sure to put you in a Christmas kind of mood — and that you won't hear anywhere else!
In Hungary, protests continue at the public broadcast building where opposition MPs were removed by force
Protests continued in the Hungarian capital in front of the public broadcasting service building with opposition MP's ejected for demanding an end to the so-called "slavery law".
This article is based on the story “Hungarians protest against the government in front of Parliament every night” written by Anita Kőműves, with photos by Márk Tremmel and Áron Halász...
Internet users remain divided over whether or not Google's supposed return to China is a good thing -- or not.
Alaa has been jailed or investigated under every Egyptian head of state who has served during his lifetime.
" We will have to wait and see if the key players in the drama can rise above their personal and political agenda..."
For the first time in the country's civil aviation history, an airplane was operated entirely by women.
TIME ignored the murder of three journalists while including a staged one. Why couldn’t both be included?
"We believe that Filipino language and literature is vital in deepening the critical, creative, free, and liberating capacities of students and people."
"...I get negative comments on social media, even by women, but I think these comments given to me have helped me grow from a better person to a better designer"
"One cannot expect clean politics which have been financed by corrupt money." The combination of secret financing and corruption is a real threat to the legitimacy of Madagascar's elections.