World Daily News – In Brief – 24/01/2023

REUTERS California staggered by deadly back-to-back mass shootings Just two days after a gunman killed 11 people at a Los Angeles-area dance studio, seven more victims were shot dead in an agricultural area near San Francisco, NIKKEI ASIA Archrivals China, India move in to fund same Bangladesh port Officials insist powers ‘will not collide’; others warn of contest for influence THE RIO

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World Daily News – In Brief – 23/01/2023

REUTERS Pakistan suffers major power outage after grid failure Tens of millions of people in Pakistan were left without electricity on Monday, the power ministry said, reporting a second “major breakdown” of the national grid NIKKEI ASIA Kishida says Japan on ‘brink’ of social dysfunction as births fall Prime minister pledges ‘unprecedented countermeasures’ for child-rearing support AL JAZEERA Russian warship to join

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World Daily News – In Brief – 20/01/2023

. REUTERS Ukraine expects decisions on tanks at Western defence leaders’ meeting Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskiy said his government was expecting “strong decisions” from defence leaders of NATO and other countries meeting on Friday to discuss boosting Ukraine’s ability to confront Russian forces with modern battle tanks. . AL JAZEERA Tear gas fired at Peru protesters as thousands try to ‘take Lima’

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World Daily News – In Brief – 19/01/2023

. REUTERS France hit by nationwide strike as unions fight Macron’s pension reform Trains ground to a halt in France on Thursday, schools were shut and refinery shipments blocked as workers walked off their jobs in an attempt to derail the government’s plans to raise the retirement age by two years to 64. . NIKKEI ASIA New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to

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World Daily News – In Brief – 18/01/2023

. THE FINANCIAL TIMES Nurses in England walk out as industrial disruption hits 30-year high Nurses in England will stage fresh walkouts on Wednesday marking an escalation of industrial action across the economy that has already caused more disruption . NIKKEI ASIA Vietnam Communist Party says President Phuc to resign The Vietnamese Communist Party on Tuesday decided to allow President Nguyen Xuan

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World Daily News – In Brief – 17/01/2023

. REUTERS China’s population drops for first time since 1961, highlights demographic crisis China’s population fell last year for the first time in six decades, a historic turn that is expected to mark the start of a long period of decline in its citizen numbers . NIKKEI ASIA Pakistan elections seen imminent after assembly dissolutions Polls only way out of political crisis

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World Daily News – In Brief – 16/01/2023

. CNBC The richest 1% of people amassed almost two-thirds of new wealth created in the last two years, Oxfam says Over the last two years, the richest 1% of people have accumulated close to two-thirds of all new wealth created around the world, a new report from Oxfam says. . NIKKEI ASIA China trounces U.S. in AI research output and quality

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