NEWS

Top News Headlines Around The World

Minister Marion Hall Says Spice, Shenseea In ‘Race To Hell’

 Former Queen of Dancehall says Spice is ‘played out’, Shenseea doing ‘forced labour’

Minister Marion Hall, former Queen of the Dancehall and one of Jamaica’s top lyricists, has taken aim at some of the top female dancehall acts in the local industry, urging them to turn to Christ and pointing out that in their current state, they are all in a “race to hell.”

Read more at — Jamaica observer.com

Will Closely Work With India To Handle Ongoing Border Tension: China

The Chinese defense ministry said the border problem with India is a bilateral matter and both the countries oppose interference from a ‘third party.’

Read more at — HindustanTimes.com

Calls Grow To Repatriate ISIL Child Detainees After Jail Clashes

After deadly ISIL jailbreak in northeast Syria, rights groups warn that children detainees should be repatriated.

Beirut, Lebanon – After almost a week of clashes with ISIL fighters, residents and Kurdish-led military personnel in the northeastern Syrian Hassakeh province celebrated a victory on Wednesday.

Read more at — Aljazeera.com

US Economy Grew By Robust 5.7% in 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy advanced by 5.7% in 2021, the fastest full-year gain since 1984, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

The sharp growth in the world’s biggest economy showed its resiliency, even as the United States struggled to cope with two new coronavirus variants that hobbled some industries, caused supply chain issues for consumer goods that at times left store shelves empty, and led to a 7% year-over-year surge in consumer prices that was the highest in four decades.

Read more at — Voanews.com

Celebrating Lunar New Year, China Embarks On New Journey

The Chinese New Year, which is also called the Spring Festival, is the most important Chinese festival centering on family reunions. It’s like a combination of Christmas and New Year in the West.

The Spring Festival falls on February 1 this year. From mouthwatering food to new clothes, decorations, and entertainment, Chinese families celebrate the festival, hoping for a fresh start and good fortune for the year to come.

Read more at — News.cgtn.com

Boris Johnson: Pressure Mounts On PM To Publish Delayed Downing Street Parties Report

Boris Johnson has pledged to publish in full an official report into the various parties and other gatherings his Downing Street team, and sometimes the prime minister himself, attended in alleged breach of lockdown rules.

Read more at — Euronews.com

Readers Bureau

Edited by Jesus Chan

Do you want to add feedback to this story? Please add a comment in the box below or send an email to info@thereadersbureau.com,  Call us at 201-500-7715