In the News, May 24th, 2019

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This is a podcast which picks up a few interesting things that have appeared in the news in recent weeks. In this episode we have a story on malaria, something from the business world, and an update on the Australian football.

In our first story on health, we learn that malaria is huge problem around the world, but that some countries have eradicated it.

You can find out more about this here:

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/malaria

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/may/23/argentina-and-algeria-stamp-out-malaria-in-historic-achievement

In world news, we see that company executives are paid too much, and that cutting their salaries might actually be good for business. You can read more about this here:

https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/ceo-pay-ratio/

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/15/executive-pay-salaries-carecentrix-senior-team-employees

And finally, in sport we check in on the 2019 season of Australian football. You can check some of the latest news here:

https://www.afl.com.au/

https://www.essendonfc.com.au/

Worksheet Answers:

  1. D 2. A 3. C

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