Huawei, China and the Unites States of America

Huawei, China and the Unites States of America

US President Donald Trump has said to reporters that Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei could be part of a trade deal between the US and China. Despite labelling Huawei as “very dangerous” for its equipment’s potential use by the Chinese military for surveillance purposes, Trump did not close the door on...

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Tourism Growth in Kyoto, Japan

Tourism Growth in Kyoto, Japan

As a result of its rich culture and growing economy, Japan has seen a boom in its tourism industry over the past decade, with 31 million international visitors being reported in 2018 compared to merely 8 million in 2008. The Japanese government has been strongly supportive of this influx of...

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International News

International News

Rakhine, Myanmar New evidence has emerged that implicates the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, in committing war crimes and violating human rights laws. A report released on May 29 by Amnesty International details the atrocities and formally accuses the Tatmadaw of a series of crimes including torture, extrajudicial executions, arbitrary arrests and enforced disappearances. ...

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FBI accuses wealthy parents and celebrities regarding college entrance bribes

FBI accuses wealthy parents and celebrities regarding college entrance bribes

The U.S. Justice Department announced that they have charged 50 people, including Full House actress, Lori Loughlin, and Desperate Housewives actress, Felicity Huffman, for bribing college and entrance exam officials, on Tuesday March 12 The parents of these students had paid sports coaches to recruit the students on to their...

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2018: A Retrospective of World Events

2018: A Retrospective of World Events

It would be an understatement to say that 2018 was an eventful year. Going into 2019, KCW Today has gathered a selection of some of the most memorable and noteworthy events of 2018.   January   North and South Korea Meeting – Delegates from the two Koreas met in the...

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Urgent Appeal To Aid Indonesia

Urgent Appeal To Aid Indonesia

On the evening of September 28th, the Indonesian island of Sulawesi was hit by a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake along a fault line located six miles beneath the surface of the island. In the wake of the tsunami which devastated the Indonesian island an urgent appeal has...

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Bloomberg News Reporter Reassigned by Wells Fargo

Bloomberg News Reporter Reassigned by Wells Fargo

In a remarkable display of news outlets caving to pressure from the big banks they are meant to hold to account, an accomplished Bloomberg News Reporter named Shahien Nasiripour was taken off his beat and assigned to cover the Trump Organization at the behest of the Wells Fargo CEO himself....

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Social Media Crack Down on ‘Propaganda’

Social Media Crack Down on ‘Propaganda’

At the end of August, Twitter, Facebook, and Google had announced that they had taken down a large number of accounts promoting ‘Iranian propaganda’ with anti-Saudi, anti-Israeli, and pro-Palestinian themes. Iran currently bans its citizens from accessing Google, Facebook and Twitter and severely throttles the speed of it citizen’s internet...

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U.N. Urges War Crimes Investigation in Myanmar

U.N. Urges War Crimes Investigation in Myanmar

On August 27th, the United Nations released the report of its fact finding mission Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar. The report said that Myanmar’s top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State, as well as...

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“Stop BEZOS” Act Introduced by Bernie Sanders

“Stop BEZOS” Act Introduced by Bernie Sanders

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate on September 5th which if passed into law would tax giant corporations such as Amazon and Walmart 100% of federal benefits received by their employees in an effort to force companies to pay their employees a living wage instead of...

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