South Africa’s Coal Energy Sector Under Mounting Pressure

JOHANNESBURG — Coal provides more than 75% of South Africa’s energy supply, but in the wake of global warming, pressure is mounting for that to change. Protests were seen across the country last week and now a proposed Chinese-backed coal power plant m…

Rags to Riches: Boxing Great Pacquiao Announces Retirement

MANILA — Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves.The eight-division world champion and Philippine senator on Wednesday announced his retirement from the ring.”I would like to thank the whole world, especially the Filipino peopl…

Australia Divided Over Future of Mighty Coal Industry

Australia is under growing international pressure to commit to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but the policy is fiercely dividing its center-right government.Australia is one of the world’s major exporters of coal and gas. Coal is mined in every st…

China Tells Effeminate Male Celebrities to Man Up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China’s entertainment industry, blaming the rise of unmanly men on U.S. influence in Japan.Male celebrities, even top moneymakers, are changing the…

680 exhibitors to participate in ADIHEX

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi will tomorrow host the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2021 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC). The eighteenth edition (ADIHEX 2021), organised by the Emirates Falconers’ Club (EFC)…

Deadly typhoid outbreak under control in Popokabaka

Nestled in the hills at the confluence of three rivers, the health zone of Popokabaka, nearly 400 kilometres southeast of Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been the centre of an outbreak of typhoid fever that has lasted f…