This newsletter covers the price of pints in Ireland, ‘good character’ requirements in Ghana, victims of sexual harassement in the Netherlands, free parking space in the Philippines, and more.
Heineken Ireland will sell kegs of draft beers at a substantially higher price starting December, which could lead to an price increase of about 25 cents per pint for the customer.
YouTuber and Ghanaian law student Elorm Ababio is on hold to become a lawyer after a petition filed against her because of the videos she shares online. She shares videos on YouTube about her life, her opinions, about sex, about her days as an openly bisexual woman in Ghana, a country where a bill aims at criminalizing with prison terms LGBTQ+ people more severely than they currently are.
Carlos Slim, Mexico’s richest man, gave a speech in which he shared his optimism, foreseeing a ‘buoyant Mexico‘ with the opportunity to attract industries relocating to Mexico from China.
In Australia, the police of Queensland launched a new appeal for information about a cold case from 1982 with the help of DNA phenotyping that produced a digital facial image of the suspect. A DNA profile has already been generated but it doesn’t match any person currently recorded on national and international law enforcement DNA databases. Investigators now hope digital facial image created from a technology called DNA phenotyping can help.
A report shows that 38 percent of girls and 13 percent of boys between 15 and 17 years old have experienced some forms of sexual violence or sexual harassment in the Netherlands. Many become victims again within five years.
In the Philippines, a politician submitted a bill to offer free parking space to store customers considering it is basic amenity. While urban areas of the Philippines have serious issues with traffic congestion, several lawmakers have been trying to push laws related to parking space.
Clotilde Armand, mayor of a sector in Bucharest municipality, is suspected by the National Integrity Agency of conflict of interest for having appointed herself manager of, and receiving compensation for, a project funded by the European Union meant to reduce corruption.
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