News, December 20th

CAR: UN chief condemns escalating violence during election campaign With a week to go until elections are scheduled to take place in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN is concerned about an escalation of armed attacks, amid reports that armed groups have taken control of towns near the capital, Bangui. “The Secretary-General has beenContinue reading “News, December 20th”

News, December 17th

‘Ghost Boat’ with $80 million cocaine haul washes ashore on Pacific island Police on the Marshall Islands in the Pacific found the largest-ever haul in their nation’s history when they recovered around $80 million worth of cocaine from an abandoned boat that washed ashore. Police retrieved the 18-foot fiberglass boat at Ailuk atoll last weekContinue reading “News, December 17th”

News, December 10th

China flight attendants advised to wear diapers for virus protection As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, transportation officials around the world have been looking for ways to keep passengers and crew safe on board planes. On Nov. 25, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) released new guidelines for the country’s airline industry, which itContinue reading “News, December 10th”

News, December 5th

27 deaths, 906 new cases reported Saturday The death toll for COVID-19 patients in South Dakota continues to mount as the Department of Health reported 27 deaths Saturday. That brings the total for the first five days of December to 145 and the overall total to 1,091. There were 14 men and 13 women amongContinue reading “News, December 5th”

News, August 13th

China launches ‘Clean Your Plate Campaign’ China has officially launched a new version of “Clean Your Plate Campaign” flagged by Chinese President Xi Jinping, sparking speculation that the world’s most populous country faces food crisis following the COVID-19 pandemic. Xi earlier said that food wastage was shocking and distressing, and that it is necessary toContinue reading “News, August 13th”

News, August 10th

‘Hell’s kitchen’ in West Asia – IAF pilots flying the first batch of Rafales from the Dassault Aviation Facility in France had barely settled down to relax at the UAE’s Al Dhafra air base, where they were breaking journey, when they found themselves exposed to what they feared might be a fatal danger. They scrambledContinue reading “News, August 10th”

News, August 5th

Beirut explosion: Rescue workers frantically search for survivors as Lebanon capital confronts massive devastation – Rescuers on Wednesday are working frantically to search for survivors in Beirut a day after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital, leaving at least 100 dead and some 4,000 injured. Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hassan told reporters outside aContinue reading “News, August 5th”

News, August 1st

2020 Buffalo Chip Signature Rides – Graced with geological wonders and unbridled beauty, riding in the Black Hills is almost transcendental. This magic is a big reason rider come from the four corners of the earth to ride here each August during the Sturgis Rally. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a first-timer, one ofContinue reading “News, August 1st”

News, July 30th

China stresses stabilizing foreign trade and investment – The State Council on Wednesday (July 29) stressed efforts to further open up and keep foreign trade and investment stable, as well as to facilitate employment and ensure people’s livelihood amid epidemic control. It decided to expand the pilot program on the innovative development of trade inContinue reading “News, July 30th”

News, July 26th

Backgrounder: Why is the first U.S. hurricane of this year’s season called Hanna? – The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has made landfall in the U.S. state of Texas on Saturday, with maximum winds of 90 mph and pouring rains, as well as flash flood warnings and stay-at-home advice. The hurricane isContinue reading “News, July 26th”