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Meanwhile in.... China
International students talk to Resource about the latest news from home. This week: the Chinese year of the snake started on February 10th. Commenting on the news: Zhuobiao Ni, Yua...
Meanwhile in.... Ghana
News headline: Cardinal Peter Turkson from Ghana is among the favourites to become the next pope. He would be the first black pope, and the first African pope since 496. Commenting...
Meanwhile in... Portugal
News headline: 'Portugal is in the worst recession since 1975.' In other words: Portugal is in crisis. Unemployment stands at 17.6 percent, the economy shrunk 3.2 percent last year...
Meanwhile in... Italy
In the news: In governmental elections in late February, a new political party called the Five Star Movement has won 25 percent of the seats in parliament. Its leader is the former...
Meanwhile in.... South Korea
In the news: North Korea is preparing for a 'state of war' with South Korea. The communist country has advised foreign diplomats to leave, while preparing a fourth nuclear test.
Meanwhile in... England
In the news: In London the funeral of the former prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, who died at 87, took place on April 17th. Few of the expected protests were found among the thou...
Meanwhile in... Curaçao
In the news: On May 5 the island of Curaçao was shocked by the murder of a politician. Helmin Wiels, leader of government party Pueblo Soberano, was shot dead while having a beer w...
Meanwhile in Germany
In the news: the Champion League final between Bayern München and Borussia Dortmund kicked off at Wembley stadium, London last Saturday. For the first time in history two German sq...
Meanwhile in Turkey
In the news: In Istanbul, a small sit-in at a park has ballooned into fierce anti-government protests since late May. The demonstrations are spreading to other cities around the co...