Time to Act: Promoting Women and Youth Leadership for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

by Erick Thohir and Sharon Florencia JAKARTA, Oct 13, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – COVID-19 has had a significant impact on people’s lives, how businesses and economies operate, and the global sustainability agenda. Nevertheless, the current conditions will provide an unprecedented opportunity to build a better world by implementing more sustainable policies and actions. In addressing these, the G20 […]

Wenceslao: Anti-vaxx

People who are opposed to getting vaccinated to protect themselves from the coronavirus are being called the rather good sounding term, “anti-vaxx.” I think the term originated from the United States where politics has spilled into the matter of public health. Those opposed to President Joe Biden or are fanatics of former president Donald Trump […]

5 reasons to watch ‘Young Royals’

Starring Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg, “Young Royals” follows Prince Wilhelm (Ryding), heir to the Swedish throne, who develops a romance with Simon (Rudberg), a non-resident from a working class family, while studying in a prestigious Swedish boarding school. The teen drama genre may be saturated but with amazing chemistry and thoughtful storytelling, the show […]

Tabada: Little bird

“‘Sesame Street” was brought to you today by the letter ‘M’ and the number ‘7’…” I watched the “Sesame Street,” a show intended for preschoolers, long after I thought of myself as a child. I knew intimately the “people in the neighborhood” of Sesame Street long before I knew the first names of a few […]

Lagura: Earthly errors, heavenly song

A BUDDING young musician from Halle, Germany ventured to go to England and try his luck in London. Despite his defective English, even though the people of England originally came as Germanic tribes, namely, the Angles and the Saxons, the young Georg Fridrich Handel had to struggle with the tricky English tongue. Moreover, nearly penniless, […]

UN youth envoy to open volunteer conference supporting Habitat for Humanity’s COVID-19 response

MANILA, Apr 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy for Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, will deliver the opening remarks during the “Youth from Home for Homes” virtual conference, the peak of the 2021 Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build campaign. Over a hundred youth from the Asia-Pacific region have registered […]