WHO reports another record-breaking COVID-19 increase

By Helene Fung The World Health Organisation reported another record increase of 292,527 COVID-19 cases globally within a 24 hour period on Friday (local time), up more than 8,000 cases compared to the previous record. The global COVID-19 death toll rose by 6,812 on Friday (local time). Average death toll has been 5,200 a day…

IMF chief officially announced “we have entered a recession”

By Helene Fung International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva said in an online press briefing on Friday (local time) that the COVID-19 pandemic has driven the global economy into a recession, and developing nations will require massive funding assistance. Ms Georgieva said, “It is clear that we have entered a recession,” one that is…

Olympic flame lit in Greece as speculations mount over the Games

By Helene Fung The Olympic flame for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been lit in Olympia, Greece on Thursday (local time) by an actress dressed as an ancient Greek high priestess, but no spectators were allowed due to public health concerns. The ceremony was to launch a week-long torch relay in Greece, but that…

Perth voted as world’s second friendliest city

Perth selected as the second friendliest City US luxury travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has ranked Perth as the second- Perth has been ranked as the second friendliest city in the world, after hundreds and thousands of readers voted in American luxury magazine, Conde Nast’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. The concept of “friendliness” is not…

Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre to House Dockers

The new Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC) in Cockburn opened this week and will serve as the new headquarters and training facility of the Fremantle Dockers. Over 300 guests were in attendance at the opening for the ARC on Friday evening. The Fremantle Dockers President Dale Alcock acknowledged the contributions of the City of Cockburn,…

Natural Disasters Memorial Unites Canada

WATCH the Evening News for the video version of the story! The flood commemoration ceremony was held in Calgary with hundreds of citizens gathered to remember not only the natural disaster, but the love and support from families?rescue teams and ordinary citizens. Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper released a video statement with his wife, saying that they…

New Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Activities

This story is written by WAMN Canadian Correspondent Dustin Lo. The permanent 5 of United Nations( U.S.A. , France, United Kingdom, China, Russia) and Germany reached an agreement with Iran in Geneva that the Middle-East state needs to cut down nuclear activities while rewarded by a reversible economic relief from Western powers. It is solely…

Chilean Seismic network have less stations than three years ago

Three years after the earthquake of 8.8 on the Richter scale and the tsunami  in Maule,Chile, in 2010, the network that is monitoring earthquakes administered by the University  of Chile, feed of  the information of  the National Emergency Office (Onemi), has 11 devices less than the 27 / F. According to data provided by this…