2 mn read On the last day of the 15th ASEAN Health Ministers Meeting, the Indonesian Ministry of Health as the Co-chair of the ASEAN-US Health Ministerial Meeting led the cooperation talks in ASEAN member states and the United States of America (the US).
2 mn read Yesterday, LEGOLAND® California Resort debuted its newest attraction, LEGO® Ferrari Build and Race. Capitalizing on the increased popularity of Formula 1 racing (with viewership up 56% compared to 2020), the new attraction puts visitors in the driver’s seat with cutting-edge digital technology that guests have never experienced at any other LEGOLAND theme park in the world.
< 1 mn read In response to the Biden administration’s creation of the Disinformation Governance Board, AGs from 20 states say they’ll head to court if the new board is not dissolved. They maintain that the board will violate citizens’ First Amendment rights. Among the states involved are Texas, Florida, Kentucky, and Virginia.
< 1 mn read A series of protests nationwide have followed the leaked draft of Justice Alito’s majority opinion, which would overturn Roe v Wade. Largely organized by the activist group Ruth Sent Us, demonstrators gathered outside the homes of Justices Alito, Kavanaugh, and Roberts. Justice Alito and his family were moved to an undisclosed location for their protection. Additionally, fencing was erected around the Supreme Court building.
< 1 mn read United Food and Commercial Workers International Union calls on public pension funds invested in KKR Asian Fund III to divest of Cue Group, a Chinese artificial intelligence company that collaborated with an arm of the Ministry of Public Security, the organ that oversees the surveillance system in China.
3 mn read A filing by Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission shows that the world’s richest man, worth about $273 billion, purchased nearly 73.5 million shares, making him Twitter’s top shareholder. Twitter Inc. subsequently appointed Elon Musk to its board of directors. Conservatives are excited by the news that Musk will suspend Twitter’s “speech censorship” of users. However, this incident will not make former President Trump happy. His new social platform, Truth Social, is delayed, and conservative users who would have joined Truth Social may return to Twitter.
2 mn read In the recent years, Russia has been seen as a growing threat to the United States. President Trump has been trying to improve America’s position on the world stage. But Joe Biden was in charge of this position when Russia invaded Ukraine and Crimea; he did not take any action against it.
3 mn read Once again India-China animosity became apparent during the opening ceremony of winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing. Decision to involve People’s Liberation Army soldier as a torchbearer who in 2020 were a part of Galwan conflict with Indian soldiers, that caused several casualties on both the sides. India announced diplomatic boycott of the games right before the opening ceremony. Skier Arif Khan is a single athlete participating in games and representing India in Winter Olympics 2022. Doordarshan, a public service broadcaster announced to not cover opening and closing ceremonies live of the games.
4 mn read Crisis between Russia and West over Ukraine has created a tight environment in the region. India has finally opened up on the situation and shared its stand. At the weekly briefing conducted by Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Arindam Bagchi represented India’s position on this critical period when the threat of war lingers. MEA spokesperson said, ‘We have been closely keeping up with the updates related to Ukraine and other ongoing talks between Russia and US. Our embassy in Kyiv has started keeping records of local developments. Through sustained diplomatic efforts, we call for a peaceful resolution into this matter for safety and stability to be maintained in the region.’