Latest News for: World surveys


‘Killings, harassment, censorship worsen rule of law in PH’ — CHR

Manila Bulletin 16 Oct 2021
“We recall that in November of last year, the 2020 Gallup Global Law and Order report found, through randomized survey, the Philippines to be among the world’s safest countries. It may be hard to reconcile how a country is perceived to be safe by its citizens but rank low on another survey commissioned focusing on the rule of law.

FDA launches campaign to combat counterfeit medicines

Ghana News Agency 16 Oct 2021
The regional campaign is in response to a survey carried out by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2019 that revealed that a substantial number of consumers in Ghana were exposed to SF medicines ... Studies show that substandard and falsified medicines continue to be the bane of the developing world including Ghana.

FIFA to inspect venues for 2026 World Cup

Business Day Online 16 Oct 2021
Following the first venue visits that took place in September, world football governing body, FIFA is scheduled to start the second leg of its inspection tour of the World Cup 2026 candidate host cities ... Fans prefer biennial FIFA World Cup tournament – Survey.

Big fish draw big spenders

Divernet 16 Oct 2021
16 October 2021 ... “Our work has shown clear support from both tourism operators, and the tourists themselves, to ensure that swimming with whale sharks in Madagascar is a world-class ecotourism experience.”. The study was based on data collected through 488 tourist surveys, and an online survey of 12 of Nosy Be’s 20 whale shark tour operators ... .

Liberia: Liberia Ranked 110 Out of 139 Countries On Rule of Law, Dropping Four Positions

All Africa 16 Oct 2021
Liberia dropped four places ranking 18th out of 33 countries surveyed in Sub-Saharan Africa, standing at 110 out of 139 countries globally, according to a World Justice Project- WJP Rule of Law Index® 2021, released Thursday ....

IRCS sends second humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

Irna 16 Oct 2021
According to a recent World Food Program survey, only 5 percent of Afghans currently have access to adequate, high-quality, three-course-a-day meals ... 6125**2050 ....

UEFA and CONMEBOL confident of blocking plans for biennial FIFA World Cup

Inside The Games 16 Oct 2021
FIFA claimed a fan survey showed that fans favoured more frequent World Cups, although the option of maintaining the current four-year gap that has been in place since its inaugural edition in 1930 - apart from 1938 to 1950 – was preferred by 45 per cent of respondents, making it the most popular option listed.

Where's walrus? Climate researchers ask the internet to help dig through satellite photos.

Mashable 16 Oct 2021
This partnership between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) turns to internet people like you and me for help spotting groups of walrus that pop up in satellite photos ... their Arctic home is warming almost three times faster than the rest of the world ...

Digitalisation continues to transform lives

Straits Times 15 Oct 2021
Widespread recognition of the crucial role of digitalisation for economic recovery has emerged as one of the key findings of one of the largest surveys of Asean youth conducted by the World Economic Forum and Singapore-based Sea, which owns e-commerce platform Shopee and digital financial services firm SeaMoney.

Rule of law drops globally, including in South Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 15 Oct 2021
Adherence to the rule of law is weakening globally, according to a survey released this week that pointed to a decline in 139 countries ... Using national surveys of more than 138 000 households and 4 200 legal practitioners and other experts around the world, the index measures countries’ performance across eight factors.

Donaldson’s threat to collapse Stormont spooks rally bosses

Belfast Telegraph 15 Oct 2021
Established in 1973, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) showcases high-performance cars and some of the world’s best drivers ... “To help us achieve this, we are asking people to complete our survey to let us know if you would travel to Northern Ireland to watch the world’s greatest drivers take part in the world’s most exciting sport.”.

Dozens of scientists who speak publicly about COVID-19 say they've been abused, with some receiving ...

Business Insider 15 Oct 2021
Radek Mica/Getty Images Nature surveyed 321 scientists who had spoken publicly about COVID-19 ... A small survey by the scientific journal Nature found that dozens of ... The survey of 321 scientists around the world who had given media interviews about COVID-19 was published Wednesday.

Religion and science in ‘New India’Religion and science can be blended to make society more ...

Deccan Herald 15 Oct 2021
Indeed, for thousands of years, cosmologies guided human thought and action concerning nature and the human and the non-human world ... Based on massive global survey data, Ronald F Inglehart, in his book, Religion’s Sudden Decline, has argued that since 2007, the world is generally becoming less religious.

The Taliban, Afghanistan and the Uyghurs

MinnPost 15 Oct 2021
First, Afghanistan has some of the world’s most valued resources — under the ground ... They commissioned geological surveys, mapped where the resources were located and built infrastructure to facilitate Soviet extraction of the riches. In 1989 the Soviets precipitously left Afghanistan, but the surveys remained behind.