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INS BANGLADESH CORRESPONDENT WINS "BRAC MIGRATION AWARD"

Masum Billah, Bangladesh Correspondent of International News Services, has won the prestigious “Brac Migration Media Award” for his story, entitled “Sold in Cambodia: How Bangladeshis are lured into slavery.”
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ISSB PUSHES FOR ITS STANDARDS TO BE SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING GLOBAL BASELINE

An International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) symposium in Montréal, Canada, has heard how accounting standards experts are striving to build a “global baseline” of regulation based on ISSB standards, despite the contrasting guidance being developed worldwide. 
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OPINION PIECE – CANADIAN GOVERNOR GENERAL SHOULD SUE TWITTER AND HELP CLEAN UP SOCIAL MEDIA

The disturbing comments published by Twitter about Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon require the same response such defamation would spark against any newspaper should it have distributed such lies – she should sue.
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JAPAN COATINGS SECTOR GIVEN A BOOST BY OLYMPICS, BUT COMPANIES ARE NOW LOOKING FOR NEW DEMAND

In the seven years since the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Tokyo would be the host city of the summer Olympic Games and the Paralympics in the summer of 2020, companies in the paint and coatings sector have enjoyed a steady uptick in demand.
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A Dog's Life in Tunisia

Campaigns to end the cruel practice of shooting stray animals by municipalities in Tunisia are struggling in the face of a weak government and a downwardly spiralling economy.
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UK-GERMANY NEUCONNECT INTERCONNECTOR COULD PROVIDE MODEL FOR CHEAP CLEAN ENERGY DISTRIBUTION

In late-July, the European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed on the financing structure of NeuConnect, the first ever energy link connecting Germany and the United Kingdom, two of the largest electricity markets in Europe.
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The first time that a single engine Gripen fighter plane flew with 100% biofuel, at manufacturer Saab’s facilities in Linköping, in Sweden. CREDIT – Saab AB/ Linus Svensson

CIVIL AVIATION SECTOR PUSHES AHEAD WITH SUSTAINABLE FUEL GROWTH

AVIATION has always been regarded as a tougher sector to convert to low carbon fuels than road transport, because of the high intensity burn required to power planes – which traditionally been supplied by fossil-based kerosene. And a lot is burned.
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FORMER INS CORRESPONDENT PUBLISHES MYANMAR MEMOIR

A FORMER correspondent for International News Services has published a memoir about the four years she lived in Myanmar.

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PMI WARNS OF EXPANDING ILLICIT ONLINE SALES PLATFORMS

Philip Morris International (PMI) has warned that cigarette smugglers and counterfeiters are expanding the platforms they use to generate illicit sales during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Streets of Lagos, Photo By Samuel Okocha

International News Services’ Nigeria correspondent explores Lagos city life in vivid photographic book

LAGOS is Nigeria and Africa’s most populous city - a fast-moving and changing metropolis that plays home to both the country’s super-rich and the super-poor. It’s Nigeria’s commercial capital. It is the hub of its dynamic music industry, growing arts scene and tech startups.
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