Singapore. Capital punishment pronounced by Zoom

A Singapore court sentenced a man to the death penalty through the Zoom videoconference app, a city-first for many people who have been widely criticized by human rights defenders. Drug traffic Malaysian drug trafficker Punithan Genasan was sentenced to death by hanging on Friday during a remote hearing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, […]

California to apologize for the internment of Japanese Americans – NBC Los Angeles

American Les Ouchida was born just outside the capital of California, but his citizenship was not much after Japan’s Pearl Harbor and the US broke into war. Based on his single Japanese ancestry, the 5-year-old and his family were taken from their home in 1942 and imprisoned in Arkansas. They were among 120,000 Japanese Americans […]

Jokowi optimistic about the relocation of the capital city in 2024

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is optimistic about the capital city transfer to East Kalimantan saying it will be completed in 2024. “As we have planned, we will move (the capital),” Jokowi said at Mount Ainslie in Canberra, Australia, on Sunday. Mount Ainslie is an 843 meter high hill in Canberra that has […]

Parisians take a negative toll on the economic situation of their city

How do Parisians assess the economic situation of their city? After a year of protests by the yellow vests and after two months of mobilization against the pension reform, the results are severe. But the opinion of the residents of the capital is not due solely to the disturbances which have flourished for several months […]