Media Watch

'19Jan
22

What the proposed lowering of age of criminal liability means to Filipino children

“Jailing children…is punitive instead of corrective. It deprives instead of fulfilling rights, and exemplifies cruelty instead of compassion...
'19Jan
18

Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

The mess in the US capital already verged on the surreal as Congress feuds with the White House over how to end an impasse now in its fourth week, with thousands of federal workers left unpaid, AFP reported. But...
'19Jan
18

Trump grounds Speaker Pelosi, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

By AFP More by this Author US President Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan by his Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi, and scrapped administration officials' travel to the Davos...
'19Jan
18

Trump blocks Pelosi trip as tensions mount over U.S. government shutdown

President Donald Trump’s conflict with Democrats over a partial U.S. government shutdown escalated on Thursday with Trump denying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi use of military aircraft for an overseas trip in apparent...
'19Jan
18

Trump scraps Davos delegation, grounds Pelosi as shutdown feud deepens

The mess in the US capital already verged on the surreal as Congress feuds with the White House over how to end an impasse now in its fourth week, with thousands of federal workers left unpaid.But now it is also...
'19Jan
14

10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019

Image courtesy of DVIDS/Christian Simmons.This article was published by the International Crisis Group on 28 December 2018.As U.S. leadership of the international order fades, more countries are seeking to bolster...
'19Jan
10

How U.S. shutdown over border wall fight might play out

US President Donald Trump speaks at a military briefing during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq on December 26, 2018. - President Donald Trump arrived in Iraq on his first visit to US troops deployed...
'18Dec
31

The hottest business stories of 2018

Kylie Jenner, Donald Trump, Elon Musk. Snow, heatwaves, hugging and the collapsing UK High Street. There were no dull moments in business over the past 12 months. Here are the most-read business stories of 2018.A...
'18Dec
30

From Stormy to Kanye: Top-13 Biggest US News in 2018

1. A Shut-Down GovernmentThe hugely polarized US politics have taken their toll on the government, which saw three shutdowns this year. All of them involved disputes over the thorny issue of immigration.On 20...
'18Dec
20

Is Zim interested in the US as a partner?

ON November 7, my opinion article indicated that a new foreign policy towards Africa would be unveiled soon. That new United States-Africa strategy, Prosper Africa, was unveiled last Thursday for immediate effect...

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