International union statistics show Indian seafarers are the most abandoned in the world

A total of 116 vessels and 1,672 seafarers have been abandoned so far this year, meaning the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is on course to record an even higher number of abandoned vessels than 2023 when there were 129 vessels and 1,983 seafarers abandoned, the highest on record; of the seafarers, 401 were Indian, the Indian newspaper reported.

‘It is very disappointing’: Singaporean stand-up comic Sharul Channa slams Malaysian authorities after show gets cancelled for 6-year-old content

Sharul said that the Malaysian Ministry of Communication cancelled her work visa on May 17, 2024. This happened despite having the show’s license approved a month ago.

Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber among stars added to ‘Blockout 2024 List’ for alleged silence on Gaza conflict

The ‘Blockout 2024’ movement gained traction on TikTok and has 12.9 thousand followers on Instagram. The handle posts the pictures of celebs and urges followers to ‘unfollow and block’ these stars on social media.

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