Julian Assange may face rape charges in Sweden

By Helene Fung Julian Assange went into the Ecuadorian embassy in London back in 2012 for asylum, hoping to avoid being extradited to Sweden for sexual assault charges against him (which he denied committing). After seven years, Ecuador withdrew asylum, and Mr Assangewas arrested and removed from the embassy on Thursday 11th of April, 2019.…

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Theresa May seeks June 30 extension to prevent chaotic April 12 Brexit

By Helene Fung In a letter to the European Union President Donald Tusk, British Prime Minister Theresa May asked for an extension of the deadline by which Britain must exit the EU to the 30th of June. The EU is scheduled to meet on the 10th of April, and unless an agreement is reached by…

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Hostage fled captivity by Islamist militants in the Philippines

By Helene Fung, Photo Courtesy: Google Maps An Indonesian man, Heri Ardinsyah, made a dramatic escape from captivity at the hands of the Abu Sayyaf Islamist terrorist group and swam to safety. However two other escaping hostages weren’t so lucky. Another Indonesian man, Hariadin, drowned, while a Malaysian man, Jari Bin Abdullah, was shot at…

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