SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 95

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 Celebrations Nostalgia 2018 October Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi is dead A journalist and the former editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel, Jamal Khashoggi had disappeared. On October 20 th , Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time that the journalist was killed in its Istanbul consulate. Riyadh’s first acknowledgement came of his death after two weeks of denials. World’s longest sea bridge is opened On October 23 rd , Chinese President Xi Jinping officially opened the wo rld's longest sea crossing bridge; nine years after its construction first began. On Stretching over 34.2 miles (55 kilometers), the Hong Kong– Zhuhai–Macau Bridge connects the three major cities on the Pearl River Delta. The bridge cost nearly $20 billion to build. 95 | P a g e