HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF: TURMOIL IN BANGLADESH

[The political landscape in Bangladesh remains fraught with tension. As Sheikh Hasina continues her tenure as Prime Minister, the challenges to her leadership grow more pronounced. The quota system protests are just... Read more »

PROTESTS CONTINUE IN BANGLADESH DESPITE COURT’S REVERSAL OF CONTROVERSIAL DECISION

Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Tribune International (Australia), 22 July 2024. After significant turmoil on the streets of major Bangladeshi cities, where dozens were killed and hundreds injured, daily business activities... Read more »

AUSTRALIA IS ONE OF THE WORLD’S BIGGEST GAMBLING NATIONS

Of the world’s biggest gambling nations, which are seeking help for problem gambling the most? New data has revealed that Australia is the gambling nation seeking help for problem gambling the most,... Read more »

RISE OF ALCOHOL PRODUCTS WITH ‘HEALTH-WASH’ MARKETING MASKING REAL DANGER

Cancer Council is calling for urgent government action to protect the community from virtue marketing on alcohol packaging, as newly published research shows there are more ‘health washing’ and ‘green washing’ claims... Read more »

PAKISTAN WHERE CONSPIRATORS BECOME LEADERS

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. History Lessons for Pakistani Generals and Political Conspirators Pakistan is fast getting entrapped into internal intrigues, political chaos and failing systems of governance, public institutions, legal justice... Read more »

ICONIC DUSIT THANI BANGKOK HOTEL REOPENS

[Rebuilt from the ground up, the outstanding new property pays homage to the original hotel’s rich heritage while setting new benchmarks for service and design that will ripple through Dusit Hotels and... Read more »

WORKPLACE BULLYING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IS WEARING WOMEN DOWN

Workplace bullying against women in Pakistan is driving emotional exhaustion and job dissatisfaction among female workers, new research reveals. Media Release by Melissa Keogh, UniSA: A University of South Australia study found that... Read more »

MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS IN NUCLEAR POWER NATIONS WORLDWIDE

[In today’s world, where nine countries— United States of America (US), China, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, Pakistan, India, Israel, and North Korea, and Iran potentially joining—are involved in the development of... Read more »

PALESTINE RECOGNITION STANCE: LABOR EXPELS FEMALE SENATOR OF AFGHAN DESCENT

[She is the first Muslim woman parliamentarian in Australia to wear a hijab. Known for her eloquence and natural political talent, she speaks fearlessly both inside and outside Parliament……. By Syed Atiq... Read more »

SUPREME COURT RECOGNIZES PTI AS LARGEST POLITICAL PARTY IN PAKISTAN

(Tribune International, Report by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 12 July 2024): In a landmark decision, eight out of thirteen members of the full bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan have recognized Pakistan... Read more »

NISHAN FORUM BRIDGES CIVILIZATIONS THROUGH DIALOGUE AND EXCHANGE

QUFU, SHANDONG – Media OutReach Newswire – 11 July 2024 – In 2021, during the China-Greece Year of Culture and Tourism, a sculpture titled “Divine Encounter” was placed at the foot of... Read more »

DEMOCRACY SHOULD MOVE BEYOND AGING POLITICIANS

US Presidential debate opens the Pandora box…….. by Syed Atiq ul Hassan  2024 is proving to be a pivotal year for elections worldwide, marking a notable shift in the political landscape of... Read more »

AUSTRALIA MUST IMPROVE HOW OUR FOOD IS MADE, LABELLED & MARKETED

Cancer Council of Victoria, Media Release, 4 July 2024: Food for Health Alliance has welcomed the Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Diabetes’ recommendations for the Australian Government to protect children from junk food... Read more »

FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL: Strengthening Pakistani Cricket through Professionalism, Competency, and Merit

[The decline of Pakistani cricket is a multifaceted issue that requires a holistic approach to address. By focusing on professionalism, competency, and merit, Pakistan can rebuild its cricketing infrastructure and restore its... Read more »

SYDNEY THUNDER LAUNCHES HISTORIC TAPE-BALL CRICKET EVENT

Tribune’s Report (by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 29 June 2024). In a vibrant and culturally rich celebration, Cricket NSW and Sydney Thunder unveiled the Tape-Ball Cricket competition at the iconic Cricket Central,... Read more »

THE POWER OF THE GLOBAL HALAL INDUSTRY

[As the global demand for Halal products surges, the Muslim Ummah stands at a pivotal moment to harness this economic power. Drawing valuable lessons from China’s remarkable economic ascent, the global Muslim... Read more »

PARENTS URGED TO BOOK IN FREE FLU VACCINATION FOR KIDS AS CASES RISE

Press Release, Victoria State Government, Dept of Health, 26 June 2024: Victorian parents are being urged to book their children in for their free flu vaccination, as cases of the virus surge... Read more »

SCIENTISTS WELCOME INAUGURAL AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL BOARD

Press Release, Science & Technology Australia, 26 June 2024:  Australian research will be powerfully boosted, and researchers strongly supported by the appointment of the inaugural Board of the Australian Research Council, announced... Read more »

Modi’s Hindutva Agenda Faces Global Backlash After Election Setback

By Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Sydney Australia Post election results, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s influence and policies have come under intense scrutiny, both domestically and internationally. Despite the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)... Read more »

Private Health Insurance and Older Australians

National Seniors Australia, Media Release, 20 June 2024: Complex, inequitable and unaffordable but utterly important. New research by National Seniors Australia (NSA) reveals a myriad of issues with Private Health Insurance (PHI)... Read more »

SAUDI ARABIA CONFIRMS 550 PILGRIM DEATHS DURING HAJJ DUE TO EXTREME HEAT WAVES

Tribune Report, 18 June 2024:Diplomatic sources in Saudi Arabia confirmed on Tuesday 18 June 2024 that at least 550 pilgrims died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage due to extreme heat-related issues, as... Read more »

PAKISTAN IN SEARCH OF NEW FUTURE

National Freedom Won by the People but Lost by the Neo-Colonial Generals and Elite By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. Evil is evil if not stopped, it becomes a habit then a tradition,... Read more »

A BUDGET INVESTMENT IN A FAIRER AND MORE MODERN RENTAL MARKET

Sydney (NSW Government Media Release by Marnie Procter , 16 June 2024): The 2024-25 NSW Budget will establish a NSW Rental Taskforce to help deliver the Minns Labor Government’s plan to build better... Read more »

HDC Leads Halal Industry Knowledge Transfer Across ASEAN

Petaling Jaya, 14 June 2024 (Report by Norsida Ahmad):  The Halal Development Corporation Berhad (HDC) is taking a proactive step to fast-track halal industry’s development within this region by organizing the Malaysian... Read more »