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Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Brits bombarded with ‘buy now, pay later’ deals pile up multibillion-pound debt

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LONDON (CU)_Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers in the United Kingdom, particularly those with tight finances, increasingly relied on the buy now, pay later credit industry to purchase products such as clothing, footwear and even furniture. According to recent figures, activities across the sector nearly…

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Singapore opens first bus-stop gym in Boon Lay

By Savithri Rodrigo Singapore (Commonwealth Union)_It is Singapore’s new alternative energy option – human power! Simply take a walk to the bus-stop, work on your...

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Singapore opens first bus-stop gym in Boon Lay

By Savithri Rodrigo Singapore (Commonwealth Union)_It is Singapore’s new alternative energy option – human power! Simply take a walk to the bus-stop, work on your...

Goyal encourages the steel industry to best utilize the India-Australia trade accord 

India (Commonwealth Union)_Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal advised the local steel sector to make the most of the India-Australia Economic Cooperation & Trade Agreement (ECTA)...

Malaysia joins three other nations in nomination for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage 

Malaysia (Commonwealth Union)_ Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Thailand have collaboratively decided to nominate the Kebaya to UNESCO's (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization)...

US Senator claims cryptocurrency will destroy the economy – the community responds

(Commonwealth Union)_ Since the situation began to unravel days before it declared bankruptcy on November 11, the entire industry has been in upheaval as...

New process allowing tourists to submit ED card even after departure

(Commonwealth Union)_Saint Lucia is improving its entry process by introducing an online Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) form that enables electronic processing of tourists. Beginning November 30,...

Lowering potholes with new technology

Australia (Commonwealth Union) - Millions of potholes across the world continue to be a menace to drivers. Roads located in remote areas are less...

Brunei and Australia boost defense relations 

Brunei (Commonwealth Union)_ The Indo Pacific Endeavour 2022 (IPE 02/2022) is a yearly defense-led international engagement in Australia that aims to enhance the country’s...

GFS Lanka sets the bar high in container feeder operations via Sri Lanka

GFS Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. is the Sri Lankan representation of Global Feeder Shipping LLC (GFS), a leading feeder shipping line headquartered in Dubai. The...

Hardware innovation with potential to transform people’s lives

(Commonwealth Union)_ It takes more than a solid idea to win the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Innovation Showcase, a social purpose technology...

New Zealand intensifies its fight against rising costs

NEW ZEALAND (Commonwealth Union)_ New Zealand's central bank has increased its key interest rate to the highest level in almost 13 years in order...

Calling on the diaspora to develop the Maritime India brand

India (Commonwealth Union) _ The Institute of Marine Engineers India, which hosts INMARCO every four years, recently wrapped up INMARCO 2022. It was an...

Not all dogs can swim, some even need a life vest

(Commonwealth Union)_Is your dog enthralled by every body of water he sees? Perhaps you can't walk by a creek or pond without your dog...

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(Commonwealth Union)_How often have we heard “oh man, I am so broke” by a college student, and how often have we accepted the idea...

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BNPL plans to become less appealing

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Reforms to hit poor and minority ethnic people!

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New Zealand intensifies its fight against rising costs

NEW ZEALAND (Commonwealth Union)_ New Zealand's central bank has increased its key interest rate to the highest level in almost 13 years in order...

Calling on the diaspora to develop the Maritime India brand

India (Commonwealth Union) _ The Institute of Marine Engineers India, which hosts INMARCO every four years, recently wrapped up INMARCO 2022. It was an...

Not all dogs can swim, some even need a life vest

(Commonwealth Union)_Is your dog enthralled by every body of water he sees? Perhaps you can't walk by a creek or pond without your dog...

PropertyGuru reports $5.3 million net loss for the third quarter

Singapore (Commonwealth Union)_ PropertyGuru, a Singapore-based online property platform, reported a net loss of $7.4 million Singapore dollars ($5.3 million) for the quarter ended...

Pershimex Resources will be purchased by Abcourt Mines

Caneda (Commonwealth Union) _ The definitive amalgamation agreement between Abcourt Mines Inc. and Pershimex Resources Corporation was announced on November 18, 2022. Abcourt has...

Hailey celebrates birthday with husband Justin Bieber in Japan

Canada (Commonwealth Union)_ Justin Bieber’s wife, supermodel Hailey Bieber, turned 26 this year. She is enjoying her special day with her husband Justin Bieber...

Achieving elimination of cervical cancer in the Commonwealth by 2025  

England (Commonwealth Union)_ The Commonwealth has a large cervical cancer burden, especially in the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Despite comprising just 30% of...

New Protein may give insight to chemotherapy sensitivity

Australia (Commonwealth Union) – The advancement in technology and better knowledge of the role proteins and enzymes has created a better understanding on the...

UK airport security regulations regarding liquids and laptops to be relaxed?

England (Commonwealth Union) _ Due to the introduction of sophisticated 3D scanners, security prohibitions on liquids and computers in hand baggage at airports may...

Banks and stores may run out of cash during the holidays!

England (Commonwealth Union)_ Since more than 1,000 security personnel who deliver cash to some of the biggest banks and supermarkets in the UK have...

Former Welsh captain ordered to remove banned symbol

England (Commonwealth Union) – Controversy at the FIFA world cup continued at the match held Monday, November 21 between Wales and USA which resulted...

Deepfake advertising may fool you

Australia (Commonwealth Union) – Advertising maybe set for a new technology with deepfake advertising, which may fool consumers into believing a brand is endorsed...