Archive for February 1st, 2010

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A dog’s breakfast..

There are reports the Chinese are to take dogs (and cats) off their menus.

The regulations – if they are approved – have been 11 years in the making and anyone eating pets could face 15 days in jail. Continue reading ‘A dog’s breakfast..’

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Feb
10

We need a new debate on climate change

Roger Harrabin is the BBC’s environment analyst. This is an email he sent around to BBC News journalists and with his permission we’re republishing it here. He’ll be on this show to discuss why the whole climate change debate needs to be reset if any sort of construction conversation is to be held. Continue reading ‘We need a new debate on climate change’

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Feb
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One Young World – Sunita Basnet

I am Sunita Basnet from Nepal. I’m 24 years old. In a of couple weeks, I will contribute my opinions to One Young World on WHYS. I am thrilled to be a delegate from Nepal. I grew up in a gender discriminated community where girls are generally, as compared to their counterparts, deprived of many of the opportunities and rights. Continue reading ‘One Young World – Sunita Basnet’

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Feb
10

On air: Did the New life Children’s Refuge do anything wrong?

This is the organisation which is “dedicated to rescuing, loving and caring for orphaned, abandoned and impoverished Haitian and Dominican children, demonstrating God’s love and helping each child find healing, hope, joy and new life in Christ”.

¬†And they’re at the centre of a huge story. They were held up on Saturday as they headed for the Dominican Republic with a group of Haitian children. Continue reading ‘On air: Did the New life Children’s Refuge do anything wrong?’

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Feb
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One Young World – Guilherme Martins

My name is Guilherme Martins, I’m from Sao Paulo, Brazil, I’m 26 years old and I have just finished medical school here. At this moment I’m working as a resident in a hospital which is part of the Brazilian public health system, where we help anyone that needs medical care. In my free time I love to read books, I love cinema, I love travelling and I love to spend time with my family and friends. Besides those things, as a typical brazilian guy, I love seeing and playing football. Continue reading ‘One Young World – Guilherme Martins’

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Feb
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One Young World – Nobukhosi Ngwenya

My name is Nobukhosi Ngwenya from Zimbabwe. I am a 24 year-old Masters student, who on more occasions than not sets out to have the silenced voices heard. I will be one of the delegates offering my thoughts on a range of issues on WHYS throughout the conference. Continue reading ‘One Young World – Nobukhosi Ngwenya’

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Feb
10

One Young World explained

Many of you will have seen profiles of certain people popping up on the blog over the last couple of days. Esra’a, Pete and Lina will be just some of the five hundred 20-somethings from all 192 countries debating the big issues. The event takes place in East London at the ExCel Centre from Feb 8th – Feb 10th. Continue reading ‘One Young World explained’