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Fighting Global Warming – is it too late?

Pollution is a big problem all around the world. It can cause or exacerbate health problems such as allergies, asthma, diseases such as cancer or heart disease, and even death. Pollution is harmful to humans and animals, and it also can affect crops, which puts our food supply at risk.

The Uncertain Future and Eminent Collapse of NAFTA

The agreement, which eliminated almost all tariffs on trade among the member countries came to effect on January 1, 1994. Like other trade pacts, the main purpose of NAFTA is to encourage economic activity among the three major economic powers in North America. By removing trade barriers, NAFTA increases the prospect of voluminous investment opportunities in the region.


The economic damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is largely driven by a fall in demand, meaning that there are not consumers to purchase the goods and services available in the global economy.

The volume of retail sales fell by 18.1 per cent comparing to 5.2% in March. Monthly decline was seen across all sectors, apart from non-store retailing and alcohol stores.

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The New Normal!

The rampant escalation of COVID-19 outbreak, across the world, has acutely impacted almost everyone, in one way or the other, and triggered significant downside risks to the overall global economic outlook.


Rwanda Receives Robots to Fight COVID-19

The robots donated to the Rwanda’s Health Ministry by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Rwandan Ministry of ICT and innovation will be mainly used for temperature checks, monitor patient’s status and keep medical records of COVID-19 patients.


There is no denying the fact that the pandemic is changing world order to a great extent. Geo-political and geo-economic shifts and consequences are likely to be seen in the near future.

May 26, 2020

As a child growing up in Vietnam, Truong Manh Quan was acutely aware that his hard-working parents were battling to make do on the equivalent of a few hundred dollars a month.

May 21, 2020
New Delhi: New Delhi-Dibrugarh special train prepares to leave the New Delhi Railway Station following the resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi, Tuesday, May 12, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist) (PTI12-05-2020_000238B)

While we praise the efforts of the Indian government to resume railway services, let’s look at the loopholes that are going to affect people betwixt the increasing spread of the pandemic.

May 19, 2020

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