Dancers Move Against Foreigners
Dancehall Dance Association (DDA), the umbrella organization representing dancers in the popular music space, is standing by its statement against the proliferation of foreign nationals currently operating out of Jamaica and teaching dance classes.
In a strongly worded statement released to social media recently, the organization stated that only Jamaicans should be allowed to teach such dancehall dance classes in Jamaica.
Read more at — Jamaica observer.com
Upset At Galwan Soldier In Torch Relay, India To Skip China Olympics Ceremonies
On Wednesday, Qi Fabao, a People’s Liberation Army (PLA) regiment commander who was honoured after he suffered a head injury in the Galwan Valley clash in June 2020, was chosen by authorities to carry the Winter Olympics torch in a relay in Beijing.
Read more at — HindustanTimes.com
Biden: Raid In Syria Has Taken ISIL Leader ‘Off The Battlefield’
US president says Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in the raid after blowing himself up.
United States President Joe Biden has said the leader of ISIL (ISIS) has been “taken off the battlefield” following an overnight raid in Syria that also killed children and women.
Read more at — Aljazeera.com
US Jobless Benefits Claims Edge Down
WASHINGTON — New claims for jobless benefits fell in the United States last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, as many employers hung on to the workers they have and searched for more.
Read more at — Voanews.com
Oil Terminals Disrupted After European Ports Hit By Cyberattack
Port facilities in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands have been targeted by a large-scale cyberattack, authorities say.
Officials say the hack began several days ago and has primarily disrupted operations at oil terminals, preventing tankers from delivering energy supplies.
Read more at — Euronews.com
China Slams U.S. Revocation Of China Unicom Authorization To Operate
China is firmly opposed to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s decision to revoke its “Authorization to Operate” for China Unicom’s U.S. unit, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Thursday.
Read more at — News.cgtn.com
Edited by Jesus Chan
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