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Subway sues TV station for $210 million – English Topic

The international sandwich chain Subway is suing the Canadian broadcaster CBC following a report that said the fast food giant’s chicken was only half chicken. The CBC reported on one of its shows that Subway’s oven roasted chicken contained…

Jungle people with almost no heart problems – English Topic

Researchers have discovered the people with the healthiest hearts in the world. The Tsimane people live in the Amazon region of Bolivia and have almost no risk of serious heart disease because of their plant-based diet and high levels of physical activity. Besides having a healthy heart, the Tsimane also have low…

FBI boss thought his firing was a joke – English Topic

President Trump has fired James Comey, the now former Director and boss of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). It is only the second time in US history for the boss of the FBI to be fired. Mr. Comey…

Abu Dhabi opens government ‘Happiness Cafe’ – English Topic

The Abu Dhabi government has opened a special cafe for its employees that is dedicated to their happiness. The new ‘Happiness Cafe’ is located in the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development. Staff are being encouraged…

Indonesia attempts to count all its islands – English Topic

Indonesia has embarked on the task of counting its islands in order to better protect its territory and marine resources. It hopes to locate and name an additional 1,700 islands in time for the UN Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names in August. Indonesia wants to claim sovereignty and fishing rights…

China outlines Silk Road plan for global trade – English Topic

China’s President Xi Jinping has outlined an ambitious project to regenerate global growth. His government has pledged a massive $124 billion to bolster global trade along the old Silk Road route. Xi spoke about the initiative on Sunday at a summit attended by leaders from 29 countries, as well as the heads of the…

Google will check to see if you are depressed – English Topic

The search engine Google will soon start a service that lets people check their mental health online. People searching for “depression” on Google’s search page will get a link to a questionnaire along with their search result. The questionnaire…

Massive coral reef found in Amazon River – English Topic

An international team of scientists has discovered a huge coral reef in the Amazon River. The team from the universities of Georgia in the USA and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil was on an expedition to learn more about…