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S. Arabia launches girls’ council – without any girls

News Desk It was an encouraging initiative for a country not known for giving women a platform in public life. But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural...

South Korea’s Park leaves presidential palace after impeachment

Monitoring Desk Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye has now left the presidential palace, two days after judges upheld parliament’s decision to impeach her....

Muslim woman detective honoured by Queen sues police over racism claims

Monitoring Desk An Asian Muslim detective, who was awarded an honour by the British Queen Elizabeth II, is suing the Metropolitan Police over claims of racism. Detective...

World wide web creator Tim Berners-Lee targets fake news

Monitoring Desk The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has unveiled a plan to tackle data abuse and fake news. In an open letter to mark the...

Sister Sledge singer Joni dies at 60

Monitoring Desk Joni Sledge, the singer best-known for the disco anthem We Are Family, has died aged 60. Sledge, who formed Sister Sledge with her three siblings in...

China makes great progress in protection of women’s rights and status

Liu Junguo from People’s Daily Women living in China have witnessed a dramatic rise in their social status in recent years, thanks to the increasing efforts made by...

Malala likely to study at Oxford’s University after completing A-levels

Monitoring Desk Malala Yousufzai is most likely to get an admission into Oxford’s University in the UK after she expressed her desire to study at a British University,...

More and more Chinese net users willing to pay for online services

Zhang Yixuan, Shang Dan from People’s Daily Paid online services have won more acceptance and popularity among Chinese Internet users in 2016. Business insiders...

China calls for ‘double suspension’ to ease Korean Peninsula crisis

Zhao Cheng from People’s Daily China proposed “double suspension” to defuse the looming crisis on the Korean Peninsula, said Chinese Foreign Minister Wang...

China opposes all forms of cyber attacks, urges US to stop such actions

Hu Zexi from People’s Daily China opposes all forms of cyber attacks, and urges the US side to stop eavesdropping, monitoring, spying and launching cyber attacks...