Wednesday, December 12, 2018
How the UK deal with its Plastic Waste Crisis
The UK is experiencing a plastic waste crisis and here's how they deal with it. Greenpeace’s analysis of customs data depicted that the United Kingdom (UK) had sent two-thirds of its total plastic waste to China since 2012. The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May has vowed to eliminate...
Goverment propose three-years minimum contract for UK Tenants
The UK government’s new proposal on a three-year minimum rental contract for tenants have been met with angry reactions and opposition from landlords. The plan would permit the tenants to end their contract earlier if they wanted to. Around 80% of renters in England and Wales have their contracts set...
TFL renews Uber license to operate
Uber gained its 15-month probationary license in London after the appeal in court had been finalized. Public transportation is necessary for our daily lives. However, with the growing population, there are instances where it may not be readily available in such times as the rush hours where trains, buses, and...
Experts request the UK government to take action in Vitamin D insufficiency
A sixth-month-old baby died of rickets due to vitamin D insufficiency, and experts are pushing the United Kingdom to change and improve their policy on the matter. Vitamins are essential nutrients to the human body, and any deficiency can lead to problems or death. On June 26, 2018, in the...
European Development Days 2018 will tackle on gender equality and the role of women around the world
Launched in 2006, the European Development Days is a way to gather the international development community to discuss the methods of eradicating poverty. On June 5, the 12th European Development Days have opened, under the theme “Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest." This year's gathering...
The solid urban waste management plan aims to provide new job opportunities for waste collectors
Almost 300 people are currently working in the Argentine province of Jujuy’s landfill sites, half of them are women. These women overcome insecurity and the harsh working conditions to support their families’ needs. To make their lives better, the Government of Jujuy, together with the European Union and European...
Great White Sharks in the UK?
Every year, around 70 shark attacks are reported worldwide – and only a fraction of these are fatal. There are more than 40 different species of sharks living and passing through Britain’s waters. Although, shark attacks are extremely rare, the amount of unprovoked shark attacks in the United Kingdom...
Michael Sayers owned one of the largest property portfolios spanning across over 600 properties nationwide. He recently sold it to a Hong Kong based company whose UK team specialises in rental property management. Unfortunately, privacy laws prevent us for telling you about the intricate details but let’s just say,...
NHS received funding to boost operation
Healthcare has always been an essential sector in every country. As the saying goes, "Health is wealth." The United Kingdom's primary healthcare provider, the National Health Service (NHS) ranks as one of the best healthcare systems in the world. It continues to prove that a state can provide its...
Yes, another personality quiz is under fire. It’s called myPersonality and it may have exposed the data of 3 million Facebook users. Data myPersonality was shared with researchers from more than 150 institutions, according to New Scientist. They needed a username and password to access it. But they could...