WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY: a reminder to governments of their commitment to press freedom. This year’s World Press Freedom Day theme: “Information as a Public Good.”
Filipina Maria Ressa 2021 World Press Freedom Prize laureate
Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines has been named as the 2021 laureate of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
Earth Day 2021: Passing On a Cleaner World
Preserving the beauty and wonder of our natural world for future generations should certainly be a goal everyone can get behind.
2021: Year of Living Dangerously?
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 5 2021 (IPS) – Goodbye 2020, but unfortunately, not good riddance, as we all have to live with its legacy. It has been a disastrous year for much of the world for…
Curtain rises on Shilpakala Academy’s Upazila Cultural Fest
Dhaka, Jan 04 – Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) virtually inaugurated a month-long cultural festival on Sunday, initiating live cultural shows in 10 Upazilas across the country that will run till January 31.
Bangladesh welcomes New Year 2021
Dhaka, Jan 1 — Bangladesh and the rest of the world bid adieu to 2020, a year many would like to forget, and welcomed 2021 with hopes that the new year will be different – and better.
Every house will be lit up by 2021: PM
Dhaka, Aug 27: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday reaffirmed her government’s goal of illuminating every house of the country by 2021 and urged the people to be economical in using electricity.
Virus vaccine key for Olympics go-ahead in 2021: Tokyo chief
TOKYO – The development of a coronavirus vaccine or treatment will be key to allowing the postponed Tokyo 2020 games to open in a year’s time, organising committee president Yoshiro Mori said Wednesday. Asked what factors will be crucial for…
Kennedy Center arts honors postponed to 2021
Washington’s Kennedy Center has pushed back its prestigious annual arts awards gala due to the coronavirus pandemic, setting a new date of March 7, 2021.
Olympics official sees ‘problems’ in holding Games in 2021
SYDNEY – A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus. John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s pointman for…
Montreal WTA tournament put off until 2021
The Montreal WTA tournament, one of the key build-up events ahead of the US Open, was axed on Saturday and will not be played until 2021, officials said.
Tokyo Olympic CEO hints games could be in doubt even in 2021
TOKYO (AP) — As the coronavirus spreads in Japan, the chief executive of the Tokyo Games said Friday he can’t guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year — even with a 16-month delay. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…
Tokyo Olympics seem sure to happen — but in 2021, not 2020
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are going to happen — but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned. This became clear after the IOC on Sunday announced it was considering a postponement. Major Olympic nations…
Aussie Olympic chiefs advise athletes to prepare for 2021
SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian Olympic Committee is advising its athletes to prepare for an Olympics in 2021. Ian Chesterman, Australia’s team leader for Tokyo, on Monday said “It’s clear the games can’t be held in July” because of the…
‘2021 Int’l Year for elimination of child labour’: UN
DHAKA, July 27, 2019 (BSS) – The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, and has asked the International Labour Organization (ILO) to take the…
‘John Wick 4’ sets 2021 release date
The day after John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum impressed at the box office with a $57 million opening weekend, Lionsgate is already ready for round four. The studio has dated the fourth installment in the film series for May…