Friday, Sep 17, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Recycling disposable masks – BBC News
BBC, 12 Sep 2021
Every day in the UK, 55 million masks are made – it takes 450 years for them to decompose.
One company is trying to ensure they are recycled long before that.
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COVID-19: Alberta officials discuss urgent situation facing province's healthcare system | FULL
CA, 17 Sep 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health and the president and CEO of Alberta Health Services will be speaking about COVID-19 and the pressures on the health system on Thursday...
Afghan musicians mourn abandoned instruments after Taliban takeover
AFP, 17 Sep 2021
Musical instruments have been off limits since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan.
NPR: Federal government selling homes in flood-prone areas
CBS, 17 Sep 2021
More frequent flooding due to severe weather events has become a major concern in many American cities, but an NPR investigation found the U.S.
'The Five' predict what will happen to Gen. Milley
FOX, 17 Sep 2021
'The Five' gives their take on Milley's calls with China #FoxNews
AP Top Stories September 16 P
AP, 17 Sep 2021
Here’s the latest for Thursday, September 16th: President Biden lays out plan for taxing the rich; Fencing goes back up around the US Capitol; Missing woman seen on police video...
The Truth Takes a Journalist | The New York Times
NYT, 17 Sep 2021
Behind every story from The Times is a team of more than 1,700
Chinese outrage at new US-UK-Australian security pact
BBC, 17 Sep 2021
China has strongly criticised a new defence and security pact between the United States, UK and Australia.
Floating like an astronaut for a day
Reuters, 17 Sep 2021
While billionaires blast off into space, there’s a less expensive alternative for those who want to experience zero gravity: a 90-minute trip on board the G-Force One for $7,500...
Indo-Pacific: AUKUS alliance causes anger in France and EU
DW, 17 Sep 2021
Paris has expressed a feeling of betrayal after Australia went back on a deal to buy French submarines.
Canada election: Has Trudeau's gamble backfired? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 17 Sep 2021
The pressure is on for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as Canada prepares for upcoming federal elections.
Diving Into The World Of Sharks | Nightly News: Kids Edition
NBC, 17 Sep 2021
Ask the Doc: Dr. John Torres answers your latest questions about the coronavirus.
Don Lemon: Trump and GOP have poisoned the US electoral system
CNN, 17 Sep 2021
CNN's Don Lemon says that the American electoral has been poisoned by Donald Trump's election lie that is now baked into the Republican party.
Central African Republic: UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers after sex abuse claims • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 16 Sep 2021
In this edition: Hundreds of Gabonese peacekeepers are being withdrawn from CAR following the latest sex abuse allegations.
France: AUKUS security pact a 'stab in the back' that 'betrayed trust'
Telegraph, 16 Sep 2021
The French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian expressed anger after Australia announced it would be backing out of a French deal to build diesel powered submarines.
Sea sacrifice ceremony marks start of fishing season in E China
CGTN, 16 Sep 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The harvest season has arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo after a fishing ban that lasted for four and half months.
All-time-high gas prices excite Europe's power market
RT, 16 Sep 2021
Gas prices have hit an all-time record, with a high nearing $1,000 per cubic meter.
'Shang-Chi' line lost in translation, but still a super way to say ‘wise up’ in Cantonese
SCMP, 16 Sep 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Luisa Tam teaches you how to indirectly tell someone to “eat humble pie” in Cantonese, using refe...
Global Supply Chain Chaos
Bloomberg, 16 Sep 2021
Sep.16 -- Chaos is disrupting supply chains around the world.
Aukus 'not intended to be adversarial' towards China says Johnson
Guardian, 16 Sep 2021
Boris Johnson has said the new security partnership between the US, UK and Australia is not intended as an ‘adversarial’ move against China.
ASOS targets net zero carbon emissions by 2030
Sky, 16 Sep 2021
Online fashion retailer ASOS has set a target of net zero carbon emissions across the supply chain by 2030.