Saturday, November 3, 2012

The Nightly #World #News Report of the 3rd of November 2012

I run a blog called, and I think that I should add the word 'current' be for the word 'world.' I like learning of the world today, publishing what I find on my blog, You speaking of the standard of living, which was common in the world. I want to do my own research of the standard of living around to world today. I particularly want to learn of the lower standards of living that are unknown.

The United Nations impressively has 193 states of nations in it's assembly, and they have a demographic, showing the nations of law standard of living according the the standard prepared by the Pakistani economist Mahbub-ul-Haq and the Indian economist Amartya Sen. It is called the Human Development Index. There are three variables listed as the following indexes: the life expectancy index, education index, and the Income index. Life expectancy is the average age lived by a person. Education is measured between the mean years and the expected years of education, and the income index is measured between a decent standard of income and the gross national income. 

Gross National Income "is an add up of Net Income from abroad and the GDP." With these calculated results, the UN rates the countries from low, medium, high, and very high on the Human Development Index. I wonder if Life expectancy, Education, and the Income are indicators of a good standard of living, and I believe that they are very good choices in the development of the HDI. I looked at the formula for the income part of the formula to see what the world is compared with, for I saw the number $107,721, which seem to be the maximum for the GNI per capita. I looked to determine if this is true, and how they calculated this maximum. I found that my assumption is true for the Maximum Gross National Income divided per by the population of Qatar in 2011 is  $107,721. Now that I determined the worth of the Human Development Index is good. I see that the countries are compared to each other by a decimal number below 1. How do I can I understand them? 

 I wondered how they determine the expected years of schooling, and there is a crazy formula. I don't understand the formula at this time. "School life expectancy is an average based on participation in different levels of education." The expected years of schooling for the United States has been calculated to be 16.7 as Australia's is 20.7. Jamaica's is 14.4. I found a list of the top 30 from the year 2000. 66% of Senegalese youth aged 15-24 do not complete primary school and find themselves without qualification.

Since I visited China, Thailand, and Jamaica, I understood the currency exchange rate as an indicator of the comparison of nations. I see that compared to the United States currency is worth 1.28 times more than the euro currency, so I can think that the conditions comparing these nations. The US' condition is 1.28 times better then all of the EU. The conditions in China are 6 times worse than US. Thailand is 30, and Jamaica is 90 time worse condition wise. Imagining how a nation can be 90 times better is interesting, but comparing the US to Jamaica is a good indicator. Of course some nations manipulate the worth of their currency, so that it does not make sense like Japan. I don't know if people should interpret that the US' conditions are 80 times better than Japan; although, people can.

Now I have to interpret the HDI. 
"It is used to distinguish whether the country is a developed, a developing or an underdeveloped country, and also to measure the impact of economic policies on quality of life....Over half of the world's population live in countries with "medium human development" (51%), while less than a fifth (18%) populate countries falling in the "low human development" category. Countries with "high" to "very high" human development account for slightly less than a third of the world's total population (30%)."
 The top five is Norway, Australia, Netherlands, United States, and New Zealand. The order is the ranking order. The United States is ranked 4th. The average is 0.630, and the United States is at 0.910, and Norway is at 0.943. These nations suppose to have high rates of life expectancy, a high level of education, and a high income. Gross National Index represents more than income; although, it can be strictly seen that way. Life Expectancy is not to complicated, and the amount of education that the people get is an interesting calculation. The five lowest nations are Chad, Mozambique, Burundi, Niger, and Democratic Republic of the Congo. DR Congo's HDI is the worst with 0.286. Senegal is part of the low human developing nations at .459. There are so many different parts to the formulas. The HDI formula depends on formulas. The status seem to be mainly shown for development as the index is named of human kind for a specific nation. The increase and the decrease is a depiction of the change of human relations for better of worse. I can imagine that there is a lot of violence in these countries. The situation can't afford education. There could be many diseases that plague these people, and medical treatment is extremely rare to get. 

Let us see the conditions in the worst Nation on the Human Development Index. I just looked at the currency exchange rate of Democratic Republic of Congo for my interpretation of the conditions of the nation. The United States currency is worth 919.74 times more than their currency of the Congolese franc. I don't know how imagine a situation nearly a thousand times worse than my nation, but the research will reveal a hint of the life is endured their. The first thing that I notice is the evil efforts of the Lord's Resistance Army to exploit humanity in that region lead by Joseph Kony, who is believed to be in hiding or dead. The M23 Rebels too are causing much sorrow with similar crimes listed at the Human Rights Watch website as including summary executions, rapes, and forced recruitment. The LRA were accused of murder, abduction, mutilation, child-sex slavery and forcing children to participate in hostilities. There appears to be many militant groups similar to the two that I mentioned. In Jamaica each neighborhood would have a vicious gang, and DR Congo's situation is ten times worse (according to my interpretation of the currency ratio). Can you imagine the crazy gangs and the corruption and their strength within Jamaica? How would you imagine the leaders of these gangs? The leaders of these crucial leaders are embodied in the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army and the M23 rebels, but these individual's malicious nature is ten times worse.

Let us go to the basic variables of the Human Development Index. The Life expectancy at birth is 48.4. This number is not the children survival rate, but it is approxiately the average life span. Only 4 of every 5 five year of children live, and "most of these deaths are due to malaria, acute respiratory infections (in particular, pneumonia), diarrhoeal diseases, measles, HIV/AIDS, anaemia and malnutrition." In DRC, children under the age of 14 are 44% of the population; 15-64 is 53%, and older than 65 is only 2.6%. The median age is 17.6 years. 540 out of 100,000 birth end up killing the mother. 12.6% of children die in infancy. Compared to the United States, population under age 14 is 20%. 15-64 is 66.8%, and over 65 is 13%. The median age is 37.1 years. 13 of every 100,000 die giving birth, and 1 percent of children die in infancy. Our expected life at birth is 78 years. 

The School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) is a total of 8 years.The Literacy rate is 66 percent among adults. The mean years of schooling is 3.5 years. The primary school completion rate is 55.9%
The yearly gross national income per capita is 280 American dollars76.4% of people live in slums. 

There is a lot more research that I can do, but I should stop for now.

3h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
Five African aid workers who were abducted in Niger in mid-October have been freed alive 

3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#Iran suspends 20% uranium enrichment to have Western-imposed sanctions lifted

3h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: #Iran suspends processing 20-percent enriched uranium: Al Arabiya sources

3h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Biggest NY harbor oil terminal resumes partial operations 

2h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Al-Qaeda ambush in northern #Yemen kills and wounds several Houthis: Al Arabiya

2h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Floodwater pumped from New York's Ground Zero 

1h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Fresh child sex abuse claim rocks UK 

1h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Crews safely tether dangling boom of New York City crane to high-rise building, days after it was damaged in Superstorm Sandy - @AP

36m  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Iraq arrests warden over jailbreak 

3h The Star ‏@staronline
Activists rally to end prison torture in Egypt 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Scottish independence 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
WSJ: Obama and Romney slug it out in Ohio: 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
nytimesworld: Suicide Bomber Kills Anti-Taliban Politician in Pakistan 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
ZeeNews: Centre should detect and deport Bangladeshi infiltrators: RSS 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
BBCWorld: VIDEO: Solving Egypt's energy crisis 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Greek railway workers go on strike 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Reuters: Romney, Obama try to eke out a win in campaign's last days 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: Dominican police arrest 3 in killing of former Yankees pitcher Pascual Perez:  -RD

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PostWorldNews: Facing a shortage of engineers, Germany starts teaching Indians "Deutsche Sprache" 

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
WSJ: What's in a name? In Thailand, people are changing their names-for good luck. 

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Reuters: BreakingNews: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says paper ballots will be available on Tuesday at polling stations without power

3h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Clashes erupt in#Turkey at PKK funeral 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Gunmen shot dead senior Afghan cleric 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AFP: prashantrao: #Iraq police hold prison warden over Al-Qaeda jailbreak in September: 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
EgyIndependent: Videos show Syria troops 'kill and mutilate prisoners' 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
ZeeNews: Five Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: Government tells public to stay away from free NY fuel stations until 1st responders get gas:  -RD

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV:  Boats pushed up by #Hurricane #Sandy lie against residences next to a marina in the Stat 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PostWorldNews: Bahrain detains rights activist amid defiance of protest ban 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
staronline: Somalia wants Ugandan troops to remain 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: Somalia police: 1 dead after 2 suicide bombers attack popular restaurant in Mogadishu:  -RD

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AlArabiya_Eng: #Israel to move forward with medical #marijuana industry 

4h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PostWorldNews: American college student allegedly stabbed by roommate remains hospitalized in Rome 

6h The Star ‏@staronline
Europe urges end to Myanmar killings, pledges aid 

7h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
7 more Bangladeshi fishermen rescued from Odisha 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Insurgents kill three#Iraqi soldiers 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: NY governor says Department of Defense setting up free emergency mobile fuel stations in NYC area:  #Sandy -RD

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AlArabiya_Eng: A car bombing rocks the #Damascus suburb, causing casualties: Coordination Committees

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Yahoo! News: Rostock, notorious for Germany's worst racist riots, struggles for redemption 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Yahoo! News: Syrian rebels attack air base to secure north-south corridor 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Police clash with protesters in Ukraine 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: UK urged to compensate Palestinians 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: NATO tank hits Afghan civilians' vehicle 

7h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Factbox: Storm Sandy blamed for at least 110 deaths in U.S., Canada 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
BBCWorld: Missing British schoolboy Pierre Barnes drowned while on holiday on French island, post-mortem tests confirm 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
BBCWorld: Missing British schoolboy 12-yr-old Pierre Barnes drowned while on holiday on French island, post-mortem tests confirm http:// ...

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
MarketWatch: 80% of New York subway service restored: Cuomo 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Reuters: PSEG works to restore power to 600,000 NJ customers after Sandy 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
staronline: Man detained for allegedly making seditious remarks against Johor royalty 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Reuters: Some 2.5 million still without power due to Sandy: DOE 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Reuters: Three Syrian tanks enter demilitarized zone in Golan: Israel 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
staronline: Bentong Forestry Dept staff killed by intruder 

7h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
Reuters: Uganda says to pull out of Somalia if no changes to Congo report 

8h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: NY governor: 8 million gallons of gasoline delivered; 28 million more on the way:  -RD

9h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
#Sandy clean-up: 80% of NYC subway running and waters pumped out of former World Trade Center site - @NYGovCuomo 

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PressTV: Syria foils attack on Taftanaz airbase 

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: As foreign troops dwindle, key Afghan city sees citizens leaving and Taliban returning 

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
PostWorldNews: Europe's separatists gaining ground, adding to continent's strains 

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
AP: Power slowly returns in NY after storm, but frustration mounts in region with lack of gasoline  -RD

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
staronline: EU gives $200 million for security, education in turbulent Somalia 

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
staronline: Gunmen kill three policemen in Egypt's Sinai - security sources 

9h  ‏@WorldNewsRTLive
DailyStarLeb: #Gunmen kill 2 policemen in #Egypt's #Sinai -security sources | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR …

10h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
Two Egyptian policemen are killed in an attack in #Sinai

10h The Star ‏@staronline
Twin explosions kill three in Somalia capital -witnesses 

11h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Twin explosions kill three in Somalia capital: witnesses 

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Wounded #Fatah official dies at S. #Lebanon hospital | News , Politics | THE DAILY STAR …

11h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
Security forces kill 14 kidnappers in #Nigeria: police | News , International | THE DAILY STAR …

11h The Star ‏@staronline
23 pupils injured in bus-lorry accident 

11h The Star ‏@staronline
210 flood victims evacuated to relief centres in Batu Pahat 

11h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: At least 36 people are killed by Syrian regime forces today

11h RT ‏@RT_com
Gas pipeline inferno wreaks havoc in Moscow suburb (PHOTOS, VIDEO) 

12h The Daily Star ‏@DailyStarLeb
'Militia attack' kills 13 in #Sudan's #Darfur | News , International | THE DAILY STAR …

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Illegal immigration from Bangladesh still on but less: Gogoi 

12h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Regional head of anti-Taliban militia is one of 6 people killed by a suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan, police say - @AP

12h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Prominent ex-general killed by Nigerian gunmen 

12h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
"Obama roars with a preacher's passion. Romney says he's not about words but deeds" - @BBCMarkMardell appraises both 

13h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Kidnapped aid workers released in Niger, one killed 

13h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
Gold prices hit 2-month low; closes below Rs 30,000 per 10 gms 

13h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Seven Arrested for Allegedly Running Online Gambling Syndicate 

13h Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng
#BreakingNews: At least 13 people are killed today by regime forces in Syria

13h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
3 soldiers are shot dead by insurgents at a checkpoint in Taji, near Baghdad, Iraqi authorities say - @AP 

14h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Bomb kills police chief in#Afghanistan 

15h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
Hyundai and Kia overstated the fuel economy for about 900,000 vehicles sold in the U.S. since late 2010. 

15h Breaking News ‏@BreakingNews
Syrian rebels say they have launched a major offensive to capture an airbase between Aleppo and Damascus - @BBCNews 

15h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Rebels in #Syria say they've launched major offensive to capture key northern airbase of Taftanaz 

15h Zee News ‏@ZeeNews
China's non-manufacturing sector growth rises 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Nigeria security forces accused of abuse 

15h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Sales of Japanese cars sharply down in China …

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
100s protest for east#Libya autonomy 

15h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Bahrainis continue protests despite ban 

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Mexican officials negotiating with vigilantes who seized control of town after killing by gang 

16h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Indonesian police kill 1 alleged militant, arrest another in raid on central Sulawesi island 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
One dead as train crashes, derails in Australia 

17h The Star ‏@staronline
Suspected militant killed in Indonesian police raid 

17h Asahi Shimbun AJW ‏@AJWasahi
Toyota to keep profit forecast of 1 trillion yen for fiscal 2012 …

17h Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw
Azerbaijan: Shrinking Space for Media Freedom 

17h WSJ World News ‏@WSJworld
In Corner of Myanmar, Muslims Seek Relief 

18h The Jakarta Globe ‏@thejakartaglobe
Istiqlal Gun Suspect Released 

19h The Star ‏@staronline
Boeing wins US$4bil contract for Saudi fighter jet fleet 

19h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Bahraini activists to get court ruling 

19h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
World Briefing | Asia: 18 Die in Attack on Bus in Pakistan 

19h MarketWatch ‏@MarketWatch
Restoration Hardware surged 30% on its first trading day today:  $RH

19h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippine island of Mindanao, but no injuries or damage 

20h Agence France-Presse ‏@AFP
China's future communist elite are being trained in Mao Zedong's former guerrilla base 

20h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Afghan intelligence agents missing in#US 

20h Press TV ‏@PressTV
Sandy death toll in#US tops 100 

20h New York Times World ‏@nytimesworld
Nigeria Forces Kill Dozens in Night Assault 

22h The Star ‏@staronline
Two sentenced to US prison for copyright piracy 

21h Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
U.S. taps reserves to calm New York, New Jersey fuel "panic" post Sandy 

21h Post World News ‏@PostWorldNews
Mayor of Mexico’s Acapulco resort says 500 police officers to be fired because of corruption 

22h Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ
The current jobless rate, at 7.9%, is the highest ahead of any presidential election since at least the 1940s. 

22h Bloomberg News ‏@BloombergNews
Hurricane #Sandy's record damages finally reach the bond market | 

23h Press TV ‏@PressTV
PKK kills 1, injures 6 in SE#Turkey 

23h BBC News (World) ‏@BBCWorld
Albanian fire protest man dies 

2 Nov Lisa Fleisher ‏@lisafleisher
255 of 589 school districts in New Jersey will definitely open on Monday, NJDOE spox @BarbaraKMorgan says

2 Nov ‏@haaretzonline
Settler stabbed in #Jerusalem #Israel 

2 Nov Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
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2 Nov Reuters Top News ‏@Reuters
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg sells $7.4 million in stock 

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