Scientists estimate that about 14 million tonnes of microplastics have accumulated in deep sea sediments globally, threatening marine life. These findings suggest that it’s more urgent than ever to find effective solutions to stop plastic pollution before it reaches the oceans.
Singaporean Dickson Yeo has been sentenced to 14 months of jail in the US for spying for China. How it Began In 2015, Yeo enrolled in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy as a PHD student researching China’s treatment of small…
World leaders discussed solutions for species conservation and sustainability at the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity. However, reports suggest that most nations are not fully committed to preventing extinction.
Multiple sub-surface bodies of water were found on Mars. However, it is likely to be too high in salt concentration to host any life forms. Nevertheless, scientists now hypothesise that there could be life on the land of Mars that have evolved from past aquatic life forms on Mars.
The first of three presidential debates between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden was chaotic. 6 takeaways from Millegram…
Only one of three officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor was indicted with three counts of first-degree “wanton endangerment”. Ballistics analysis concluded that only one of the six bullets that landed on Taylor was the fatal shot. Differing conclusions from various reports cast “reasonable doubt” over who landed landed that fatal shot.
Due to disagreements over deal terms, ByteDance rejected Microsoft’s offer to acquire TikTok’s operations in the US. With a new deal looking unlikely, the US Commerce Department issued an order on 18 September, which will bar the downloads of TikTok and China-owned messaging app WeChat. Will TikTok remain in the US?
Outcry over the atrocities committed against the Rohingya and Uighur minorities are on the rise as Myanmar and China’s officials have been accused of genocidal acts. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michele Bachelet, noted that Myanmar’s actions could be counted as war crimes and crimes against humanity.
A University of Southern California (USC) professor has come under fire for his apparent use of a racial slur. When illustrating the different filler words in various languages, he brought up “nei-ge” in Mandarin. As it sounds like a racial slur in English, debate ensued regarding the professor’s intentions.
#BoycottMulan re-emerges after keen-eyed viewers noticed that various governmental agencies of Xinjiang, China were credited in the film. This was widely viewed as Disney’s silent support for China’s violation of the Uighur’s human rights.