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Two years into the pandemic, stimulus money around the world has largely fallen short in transforming the energy economy.
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The World’s Southeast Asia correspondent Patrick Winn spoke with marine bioloigst Dr. Daniel Pauly, asking him what can be done to reverse the crisis around overfishing and creating "dead zones" in the oceans.
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Top of The World: Global pressure and criticism have been growing on the Ethiopian government over its blockade of the country’s northern Tigray region, which has reduced aid deliveries to 10% of what is needed. And, North Korea has launched its fourth weapon in recent weeks, test-firing a new anti-aircraft missile. Also, Australia plans to gradually reopen all its borders by November, after 18 months of COVID-19 travel restrictions.
North and South Korea tested ballistic missiles hours apart Wednesday in a display of military might that is sure to exacerbate tensions between the rivals.
Top of The World: Hong Kong has convicted the first person of secession and terrorism under its controversial new Beijing-imposed national security law. And, US President Joe Biden announced that US troops will end their combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year. Also, North and South Korea have restored communication channels after more than a year and have agreed to improve ties with each other.
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