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Duterte’s Actions May Cause Economic Woes

By Marina Mangie Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s rule may become the cause of economic issues in the Philippines if he continues his present path of volatile leadership. The most popular parts of Duterte’s presidential platform were his promises to fight … Continue reading

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The Resilient Thai Tourism Industry

By Melissa Yeager Along the beach in Ao Nang, Thailand, a long line of little huts winds along the shore where one can purchase a massage, a piece of pineapple and rent a beach chair for the day all for … Continue reading

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The End of China’s One Child Policy

By Qiyong Sally Zhang China’s one child policy has been abandoned. All couples can now have two children. This three-decade long policy ended on Oct. 29, according to a communiqué issued by the Communist Party of China. “I’m shaking to … Continue reading

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Rousseff Returns as Brazil’s President

By Kaye Adoo In a historic presidential election four years ago, Brazilians welcomed their first female president, Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff ran for re-election on Oct. 5 against 11 candidates, including another woman, environmentalist Marina Silva from the Brazilian Socialist Party. Since no … Continue reading

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Haiti Holds First Fashion Week

By Erin Powell Haiti isn’t typically seen as a source of high-end fashion, but it may be on a path to success down that avenue in the future. Almost three dozen designers showcased their creations at a four-day “Haiti Fashion … Continue reading

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