World International News Group
World International News Group

World International News Group

The World International News Group is an independent Vancouver-based news agency that believes news should be accurate, honest, and unbiased.


62 Presumed Dead in Indonesian Boeing 737 Crash

10 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

4 minutes after taking off, Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182 with service from the Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta to the Supadio International Airport of the Pontianak province disappeared from radar and crashed into the sea. The 26 year-o...

New York Stock Exchange to Delist 3 Chinese Telecommunication Firms

2 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced that it will delist China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom Hong Kong due to claimed links with the Chinese military. Trading shares in the companies will be suspended on the NYSE next week (Between...

Iran to Give $150,000 to Families of Victims of Flight PS752

2 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

Iran has announced that it will give $150,000 United States dollars to the families of each of the 176 people who were killed after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps fired 2 TOR M-1 missiles at a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 shor...

Several EU Nations Ban Flights and Travel from UK, Fearing New Coronavirus Variant

20 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Hours after United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that holiday shopping and gatherings in southern England must be cancelled due to the rapid spread of a new strain of the Covid-19 coronavirus, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germ...

WFP and Zimbabwe Say At Least 7.6 Million Have Fallen into Poverty in 2020

18 Dec 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has made an appeal for 204 million United States dollars to help cover the cost of providing basic nutrition for 6 months for over 4 million people (about 3.5 million in rural areas and 0.55 million in urba...

Boat with 1430 Pounds of Cocaine Washes Ashore in Marshall Islands

17 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Police in the Marshall Island has discovered their largest drug haul ever after a resident of the Ailuk atoll reported finding an abandoned 5.5 meter-long (18 feet-long) boat that washed ashore. Residents of the atoll initially tried to move the boat...

USA Labels Switzerland and Vietnam "Currency Manipulators"

17 Dec 2020 1 minute read 5 comments AverageVancouverite

In the semi-annual Treasury Department report that examines currency practices of trading partners, the United States of America has designated Switzerland and Vietnam "currency manipulators", accusing the nations of intervening to limit the rise of...

Eswatini Prime Minister Dies After Testing Positive for Covid-19

14 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

In an official statement, the government of Eswatini (Formerly known as Swaziland) declared that 52 year-old Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini has died in a South African hospital 4 weeks after testing positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. Tho...

Mystery Illness Kills 1 and Hospitalizes 585 in India

10 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Official reports and local media reported that at least 1 person is dead and nearly 600 others have been hospitalized in the Indian city of Eluru in the Andhra Pradesh state due to an unidentified illness. As of now, just over 500 of the people who w...

Lab-Grown Chicken Meat Approved for Sale in Singapore

3 Dec 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

The Singapore Food Agency has given a United States-based start-up known as "Eat Just" permission to begin selling its lab-grown meat, which will become the world's first regulatory approval for cultured meat. Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer J...