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Barbados elects first ever president ahead of becoming republic

Business Ghana 22 Oct 2021
Barbados has elected its first ever president as it prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state ... The first woman to serve on the Barbados Court of Appeals, Dame Sandra has been governor-general since 2018 ... plan to move to a republic status last year.

Restoration of PRC's lawful seat in UN a reminder to reject Cold War

China Daily 22 Oct 2021
I was a young boy in Shanghai in 1971 when China National Radio announced that the People's Republic of China had assumed its lawful seat at the United Nations after the General Assembly passed Resolution 2758 on Oct 25, recognizing the PRC as the only legitimate representative of China to the UN.

Akufo-Addo calls for ‘manipulation free’ process in 2024 flagbearership race

Ghana Web 22 Oct 2021
Commenting on the Party’s next flagbearer ahead of the 2024 general elections in a interview with Kwame Sefa Kayi on Peace FM, the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo called on the NPP to ensure that the process to elect the Party’s next flagbearer is ...

India is China’s top rice supplier during January–August this year

Business Line 22 Oct 2021
Quoting China’s General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China data, the USDA’s Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report on China’s rice prices said Indian rice made up 23 per cent of total imports by Beijing during January-August this year.

Patterson, who led Alamo transition, appointed to state's 1836 Project advisory panel

Marietta Daily Journal 22 Oct 2021
Oct. 21—Jerry Patterson, who oversaw a 2011 transition at the Alamo as state land commissioner when the General Land Office replaced the Daughters of the Republic of Texas as the site's custodian, is one of three people appointed by Lt ... .

Barbados elects first-ever president to replace Queen Elizabeth as head of state

The Independent 22 Oct 2021
Dame Sandra Mason, the governor general of the Caribbean nation which is soon set to become a republic, will be sworn in on 30 November when the country marks the 55th ...

WHO chief vows 'profound transformation' of agency after abuse scandal

Manila Bulletin 22 Oct 2021
The World Health Organization’s chief on Thursday promised a “profound transformation” of the global body following allegations of rape and other sexual abuse by its staff in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... Since then, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has apologised to the victims.

Nightclubs to open in Ireland for first time since March 2020

Belfast Telegraph 22 Oct 2021
The bottom line is this, to avoid any new restrictions coming in, to avoid going back, we will demand vigilance on behalf of the people generally, all of usMicheal Martin ... “The bottom line is this, to avoid any new restrictions coming in, to avoid going back, we will demand vigilance on behalf of the people generally, all of us.”.

Documentary on first Korean immigrants to Hawaii celebrates difference

Korea Times 22 Oct 2021
The film aims to touch upon not only the general history of Korean immigration, which is full of twists ... All episodes of the "Words of Wisdom from the Rainbow State" will be released next month on the official website of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Honolulu.

Chinese Language Day promotes multilingualism, cultural diversity in UN

Beijing News 22 Oct 2021
© Provided by Xinhua ... BEIJING, Oct ... The situation was improved after the restoration of the lawful seat of the People's Republic of China in the United Nations in 1971. In 1973, the General Assembly included Chinese as a working language, which was followed by the Security Council in 1974, according to the UN website ... © Provided by Xinhua.

Barbados elects 72-year-old Dame as its first ever president as country prepares to remove Queen ...

The Daily Mail 21 Oct 2021
... and become a republic ... Buckingham Palace said at the time that Barbados' intention to remove the Queen as head of state and become a republic is a 'matter' for the Caribbean nation (Pictured, the Queen with governor-general of Barbados Dame Sandra Mason at Windsor Castle in 2018).

Barbados elects its first president

The Hill 21 Oct 2021
Barbados on Wednesday elected Sandra Mason, the island's current governor-general, to be its first president as it prepares to transition to republic status and remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state ... as governor-general since 2018.

Adventures in American Education

Pravda RU 21 Oct 2021
... and successors with comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physical education, art and labor, and building an educational power…The imprint of party history in primary and secondary school textbooks.” General Secretary Xi Jinping, People's Republic of China.

Security Council Presidential Statement on Great Lakes Urges Concerted Efforts against Armed Groups’ Illicit Funding from Pillaged Natural Resources

Reliefweb 21 Oct 2021
Huang Xia, Special Envoy of the SecretaryGeneral for the Great Lakes Region, presented the Secretary‑General’s latest biannual report on the implementation of the 2013 Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region (document S/2021/836).
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Barbados - Bridgetown Parliament

Barbados elects first president as it prepares to drop Queen as head of state

The Guardian 21 Oct 2021
Caribbean nation elects governor general to new role prior to former British colony ...