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 […]

Demise of teachers’ union frees young minds

After brainwashing thousands of young minds in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region with pernicious political ideologies and ideas over the past decade, putting hundreds of young students on the path to disaster or ruin, the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union announced its disbandment on Tuesday. The PTU's decision to disband, which immediately followed clumsy […]

Offenders’ young age not a determining factor in sentencing

On June 15, the Hong Kong Judicial Institute held a workshop titled “Sentencing Guidelines for Young Criminals” for members of the Magistrates’ Courts. Sentencing guidelines for juvenile offenders involving arson, illegal assembly, assaulting a police officer, possession of offensive weapons in public places, and criminal destruction were some of the many topics discussed. Regarding the […]

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 […]

Juvenile delinquency: China prioritizes reformation over punishment

Throughout the world, countries try hard to avoid embroiling children in their criminal justice systems. This recognizes their vulnerability, as well as their lack of maturity. It is also an acknowledgment that the punishment of children can be counter-productive, with reformative alternatives often being beneficial. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child […]

Gallinari red-hot as Hawks rout Celtics

2021-02-25 HKT 11:59″ title=”First-time NBA All-Star Jaylen Brown (R) had a tough time stopping Trae Young and the Hawks. Photo: Reuters”> First-time NBA All-Star Jaylen Brown (R) had a tough time stopping Trae Young and the Hawks. Photo: Reuters Danilo Gallinari set an Atlanta franchise record with 10 3-pointers in a 38-point spree that carried […]