Monday, September 24, 2018

MixedTimes - Ben Kew

Taiwan to Make English Official Language

Taiwan to Make English Official Language

Taiwan will make English an official language beginning next year in an attempt to help citizens pursue opportunities abroad, Premier William Lai announced this week.

Taiwan to Make English an Official Language

Taiwan to Make English an Official Language

Taiwan will make English an official language beginning next year in an attempt to help citizens pursue opportunities abroad, Premier William Lai announced this week.

Venezuela: Businesses to Close Following 60-Fold Minimum Wage Increase

Venezuela: Businesses to Close Following 60-Fold Minimum Wage Increase

Venezuela is set to face further economic turmoil after socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro announced economic reforms that include lopping five zeroes off the value of the Bolivar currency and increasing the country's minimum wage by 3,500 percent this weekend.

Iran's Supreme Leader on Iran Nuclear Deal: 'I Made a Mistake'

Iran's Supreme Leader on Iran Nuclear Deal: 'I Made a Mistake'

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali KhameneitoldIranians he "made a mistake" in remarks Wednesday in allowing his foreign minister to speak with Secretary of State John Kerry during negotiations for the Iran nuclear deal.

Venezuela: Further Protests as Country Begins Running Out of Water

Venezuela: Further Protests as Country Begins Running Out of Water

Local residents in Venezuela staged further protests on Monday as the failed socialist country now appears to be running out of clean water. Multiple groups of demonstrators blocked highways around the capital of Caracas to protest the lack of clean water supplies.

Koreas Plan to Construct Joint Railway

Koreas Plan to Construct Joint Railway

Both North and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to improve and construct railway lines linking the two countries together, the South's unification ministry has announced.

Kim Jong-Un Sends Happy Birthday Flowers to Xi Jinping

Kim Jong-Un Sends Happy Birthday Flowers to Xi Jinping

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un sent Chinese President Xi Jinping a floral basket on Friday to congratulate him on his 65th birthday, as relations between the two nations continue to warm following Kim's pledge to pursue nuclear disarmament.

Japan Praises Trump for Successful Summit with Kim Jong-un

Japan Praises Trump for Successful Summit with Kim Jong-un

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised President Donald Trump for his successful meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, describing it as the first step in achieving a "comprehensive resolution.

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