Monday, Nov 29, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Concerns remain for Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai after call
BBC, 22 Nov 2021
The Women's Tennis Association has said that a call between Peng Shuai and the president of the International Olympic Committee does not address its concerns over the Chinese player's wellbeing.
An IOC statement after the call said Peng appeared to be safe and well.
Peng, 35, disappeared from the public eye for almost three weeks after she made sexual assault allegations against a senior Chinese minister.
Her absence triggered widespread international concern.
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‘Visionary’ fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies aged 41
Al Jazeera, 29 Nov 2021
Internationally-renowned fashion designer Virgil Abloh has died at the age of 41.
Brett Favre reflects on the unifying power of sports
FOX, 29 Nov 2021
Football legend Brett Favre shares how sports are a ‘galvanizing’
Interfaith love a risk as India nationalism surges
AP, 29 Nov 2021
Arbaz Mullah's love story began, as romances often do, when he first laid eyes on the woman of his dreams, Shweta Kumbhar.
Horseback archery: Malaysians take a shot at ancient pastime
AFP, 29 Nov 2021
Horseback archery is getting a revival as a niche sport, gaining a growing following in Malaysia and among a small number of enthusiasts worldwide.
What’s behind Canada’s Christmas tree shortage?
CA, 29 Nov 2021
Unless you start the Christmas tree hunt early this season, securing that perfect slice of holiday tradition may be a challenge.
Nightly News Full Broadcast - November 28th
NBC, 29 Nov 2021
U.S. braces for Omicron variant with new travel restrictions, travel chaos as countries prepare for Omicron variant, and answering your questions about the Omicron variant.
U.S. braces for Omicron COVID-19 variant
Reuters, 29 Nov 2021
Americans should prepare to encounter the new Omicron COVID-19 variant eventually, U.S.
Blind 15-year-old stars as quarterback for local team
RT, 29 Nov 2021
Fields of vision! Jasen Bracy lost the ability to see at the age of seven. But that didn’t stop the 15-year-old Californian from reaching his goal of playing quarterback.
Swiss express support for maintaining Covid measures, despite protests • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 29 Nov 2021
Swiss voters firmly backed the law behind the country's Covid pass in a referendum Sunday, following a tense campaign marked by unprecedented levels of hostility.
Trending in China: Snowboarding baby in China goes viral
SCMP, 29 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A video of a 11-month-old snowboarding baby girl has gone viral on the country’s social media.
Omicron Variant Adds Uncertainty to Global Economy, AMP Capital
Bloomberg, 29 Nov 2021
Shane Oliver, chief economist and head of investment strategy
Press preview: A first look at Monday's front pages
Sky, 29 Nov 2021
Sky's Gillian Joseph takes a first look at Monday's newspapers with broadcaster and former minister Anna Soubry and PR consultant Alex Deane.
Bicentenario, el nacimiento de un país
Telemetro, 29 Nov 2021
Panamá celebra el bicentenario de su independencia de España. Conozca cómo se vivió el antes, durante y después de este proceso emancipador.
Omicron variant is vaccine inequality 'wake up call', says South Africa president Ramaphosa
Guardian, 29 Nov 2021
South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed disappointment at countries that have imposed travel bans on southern African countries after the emergence of a new Covid-1...
Almost 30 migrants died while trying to enter Britain
CBS, 29 Nov 2021
There's a costly and deadly migration into Britain that has caused hundreds of deaths over the past 20 years, and nearly 30 people died while making the trip on Wednesday.
Chinese Luban workshop boosts vocational skills, career prospects for African youth
CD, 29 Nov 2021
"The Luban workshop has really changed the way we do our training."
Air passengers have new variant in Netherlands
BBC, 28 Nov 2021
The new coronavirus variant Omicron has been detected in 13 people who arrived in the Dutch capital Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa.
Switerland votes on COVID-19 restrictions in national referendum
DW, 28 Nov 2021
Swiss voters have turned out in near-record numbers for a referendum on the national COVID-19 restrictions.
South African doctor who raised alarm about omicron variant says symptoms are ‘unusual but mild’
Telegraph, 28 Nov 2021
The first South African doctor to alert the authorities about patients with the omicron variant has told The Telegraph that the symptoms of the new variant are unusual but mild.
Live: National Ski Jumping Center gears up for Beijing 2022 test events – Ep. 10
CGTN, 28 Nov 2021
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games will open in less than three months. The Games will take place in three zones – Beijing, Zhangjiakou and Yanqing.