Prakash Gogoi

If a kid in China commits a crime, his or her parents may soon face punishment according to newly proposed legislation.
China’s New Law Could Punish Parents for Children’s Bad Behavior
The Chinese government is considering legislation that will penalize parents for crimes or “very bad behavior” committed by their children. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee is scheduled to review the draft law this week....
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Germany’s Constitutional Court to Review September Elections Following Allegations of Irregularities
Following widespread allegations of irregularities, the Constitutional Court of Berlin has announced that it will conduct a review of Germany’s September election results. The elections for federal, state, and local council levels were held on...
Housing prices in many provinces in China have recently declined.
Housing Prices Fall in Chinese Provinces, Sector in Trouble
Many Chinese provinces are witnessing a decline in housing prices, something that has happened for the first time in six years. Out of the 31 provincial-level divisions, 16 recorded a fall in housing prices in...
Members of a Taiwan military honour guard march to celebrate the island's National Day.
Taiwan Showcases Military Capabilities, President Promises Never Bow to Chinese Threat
During Taiwan’s National Day Celebrations on Oct. 10, President Tsai Ing-wen promised the people that she would fight communist China’s escalating pressure to annex the island nation. Her statements come after the communist regime has...
Coal mining operations in Shanxi have been affected by several days of heavy rains.
China Shuts Down 60 Coal Mines due to Heavy Rains, Power Crisis Deepens
Torrential rains hit 11 cities in China’s Shanxi Province for almost five days in a row, resulting in the shutdown of 60 coal mines. The country is already struggling with one of the biggest power...
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British Man Thrown Off Train for Wearing The Wrong Face Mask
Police escorted a British National off a Eurostar train after the train manager reported that the passenger was wearing the wrong type of mask. The female manager believed the man’s face mask could not stop...
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Zoom Technical Failure Results in Vaccine Passport Approval in Wales
On Oct. 5, the Welsh assembly passed a motion to implement a COVID-19 vaccine passport by a narrow margin of one vote. The decision has turned controversial as one lawmaker from the conservative side could...
Bomb Attack on Kabul Mosque Kills Five, IS Militants Suspected
At least five civilians were killed in a bomb explosion at the Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul on Oct. 3, according to Taliban officials. The explosion is believed to have targeted a funeral service held...
Made-in-China Passenger Jet Comes With 40 Percent Foreign Components
The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) is set to deliver its first large passenger jet, the C919, to the plane’s first customer by the end of the year. Interestingly, around 40 percent of the...
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Taiwan Deployed Anti-Air Assets in Response to the PLA’s Sept. 23 Sortie of 24 Aircraft
On Sept. 23, two dozen Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) aircraft broke into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ). The island nation responded by tracking the aircraft with land-based anti-aircraft missiles and scrambling fighter jets....
Crude Oil Hits $80 for the First Time in Three Years
On Sept. 28, the price of crude oil touched the $80 mark. This was the first time in three years that oil prices rose to this height. The price surge comes as global demand for...
100-year-old WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore.
Record Number of 100-Year-Olds in the UK
Despite the pandemic over the past one and a half years, the United Kingdom has reported that a record number of people aged 100 and above lived in the country in 2020.    According to the...