Tag Archives: Rises

US Leadership Approval Rate Rises Again

Approval for American leadership rose again in the first six months of President Joe Biden’s administration, according to a Gallup survey of people in nearly 50 countries. The gains came after the average approval of American leadership in the 108 countries in which Gallup surveyed hit a record low of …

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Lava Keeps Flowing, Smoke Rises from Volcano at La Palma

Lava and thick black smoke from an active volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, off the northwest coast of Africa, has continued since the volcano first erupted on September 19. Spain’s airport authority for the Canary Islands again closed the island’s airport on Thursday due to a build-up …

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Death toll in prison riots in Ecuador rises to 30

A scuffle between gangs inside a prison in the coastal city of Guayaquil, killed at least 30 inmates and injured 47 others. Ecuador’s National Police shared footage of several weapons and drug packages seized in an attempt to regain control of the prison. Police Commander Fausto Buenano told reporters that …

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Cigarette Tax Rises, Child Smokers Down?

The prevalence rate of child smokers in Indonesia in 2018 according to Basic Health Research reached 9.1 percent, up from 2013, which was 7.2 percent. According to research by the University of Indonesia PKJS, the number of child smokers continues to rise, due to the influence of peers as well …

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