E-REGISTRATION TO MAKE VOTING E-ASIER

The Elections Department (ELD) plans to introduce electronic voter registration in time for the next General Election (GE), which must be called by January 2021. A tender for the equipment required is expected to be called later this year. The current registration system involves…

LEGOES SUSTAINABLE

Lego, controlled by Denmark’s billionaire Kirk Kristiansen family, plans to manufacture its iconic building blocks using plastic made from sustainable materials such as sugar cane, instead of fossil fuels, by 2030. Its goal is to be a leader in fighting plastic pollution that in…

TRUMP CAN’T OPT OUT OF OP-ED

On the 5th of September, the New York Times released a ground-breaking Op-Ed of an anonymous official in the White House working in a resistance against President Donald Trump’s administration. The unnamed official has described President Trump’s leadership style as “impetuous, adversarial, petty and…

JAPAN WEATHERS A DOUBLE TROUBLE

2018 ushered in a sombre summer for Japan as the nation found itself beset by a spade of natural disasters – most notably a typhoon on 4th September and an earthquake three days later. The Typhoon The barrage of natural disasters began with Typhoon…

RAINBOW AFTER THE RAIN IN INDIA

What Happened? On Thursday (Sep 6), the LGBTIA+ community in India celebrated a historical triumph: After 24 years of legal challenges and determined struggle, the supreme court of India finally scrapped a colonial-era law criminalising consensual gay sex, called Section 377, hence officially legalising…