A recent announcement by the National Press and Publication Administration in China restricts the playing of video games to a maximum of one hour a day between 8pm and 9pm on weekends and holidays.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC’s) recent release of the Sixth Assessment Report is ringing a serious alarm bell on the role of methane emissions in climate change.
To be fair, modern media is white men’s invention. Even though the Chinese invented paper and printing, Gutenberg’s type-set printing of papal indulgences and the Bible launched media into the religious, commercial and cultural space that launched the Industrial Revolution and imperialism.
Games are like an “electronic fungus” that spreads around South Korea, posing problems for the education of children. Games are so addictive that they hinder the healthy formation of character and even increase youth crime. In short, gaming is a “hotbed for the derailment of youth”.
The Covid-19 pandemic, devastating as it is, is not simply a health crisis. It is the product of an interlocking web of diverse problems that have been building up over time.
Like many predominantly Muslim countries, Indonesia has refrained from openly recognising – or denouncing – the resurging Taliban of the majority ethnic Pashtun as the absolute ruler of Afghanistan.
Over the weekend, the top central bankers convened (some by zoom) in Jackson Hole in the US state of Kansas to discuss “Macroeconomic Policy in an Uneven Economy”.
France ministers, central bank governors, and political leaders are hard at work preparing for the 2021 Group of 20 (G20) Heads of State and Government Summit in Rome on October 30-31.
There has been a growing discussion globally on the transformation toward a service-based economic structure associated with the concept of a “post-industrial age”, which refers to how the manufacturing sector has been losing ground as the main driver of economic growth.
More than 211 million people have contracted Covid-19 and over 4.4 million succumbed to the disease.