Imogen Braddick Approximately 2,149 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in Angola, including 277 deaths. The outbreak of yellow fever in Angola poses a threat to the entire world, particularly Asia. There are approximately 100,000 Chinese migrant workers in Angola who could potentially carry the virus home. Immunisation against yellow fever is practically non-existent in […]
Imogen Braddick Made up of 20 million citizens, Chongqing acts as a bridge between China’s past and its future. It is known for two things: it’s incredibly spicy food and incredibly hot weather. It should also be known for its pioneering new techniques to reach its people.
Imogen Braddick Period leave: providing women with paid leave when their time of the month gets too painful and uncomfortable. Sounds good, right? Tucked up in bed with lots of painkillers and Netflix? Earlier this year, a female-dominated company in Bristol introduced ‘period leave’ for its employees. But, once again, the UK is actually behind […]
Alex Goldsworthy Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is currently under investigation by Federal Prosecutors who say they have evidence that he has received $8 million in ‘illicit benefits’ including the refurbishment of his luxury penthouse in the resort of Guaruja, estimated to be worth up to $550,000.
Athena Zabidi In order to analyse the effects of China’s policy choices, we must consider the effectiveness of expansionary monetary and fiscal policy. Currently, China operates on a fixed exchange rate system, with strict capital controls. Chinese policymakers have significantly undervalued the Yuan against the US dollar, leading to a huge balance of payments surplus […]