News, December 22nd

“Stimulus bill”: Congress gives working class the middle finger Democrat and Republican leaders in Congress announced a new $900 billion stimulus bill over the weekend for a second round of “relief” in the face of the worsening pandemic and related economic crisis. The bill comes after months of Congressional gridlock while millions of workers faceContinue reading “News, December 22nd”

News, December 20th

CAR: UN chief condemns escalating violence during election campaign With a week to go until elections are scheduled to take place in the Central African Republic (CAR), the UN is concerned about an escalation of armed attacks, amid reports that armed groups have taken control of towns near the capital, Bangui. “The Secretary-General has beenContinue reading “News, December 20th”

News, December 13th

ASEAN Week 2020 promotes ASEAN-Russia cooperation NDO/VNA – The ASEAN Week 2020, which was hosted by the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, with a series of cultural, scientific and educational events, concluded on December 11, helping to strengthen ASEAN-Russia exchanges and cooperation. The highlight ofContinue reading “News, December 13th”

News, December 12th

Alarm as SKorea records highest ever daily Covid-19 case tally SEOUL: South Korea on Saturday reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases so far, with a surge centred on the capital region sparking fears the country could lose control of the spread. Officials announced 950 new infections after several days reporting numbers ranging fromContinue reading “News, December 12th”

News, December 10th

China flight attendants advised to wear diapers for virus protection As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, transportation officials around the world have been looking for ways to keep passengers and crew safe on board planes. On Nov. 25, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) released new guidelines for the country’s airline industry, which itContinue reading “News, December 10th”

News, December 8th

A Greener Future Begins with a Shift to Coal Alternatives As the world economy emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, the consumption of coal is expected to recover from its sharp decline during the pandemic. Demand for coal remains strong and helps to fuel economic development in emerging markets. Yet many countries, seeking a more sustainableContinue reading “News, December 8th”

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Dems threaten subpoenas as DeJoy pushes back against attacks Democrats accused Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Monday of downplaying disruptions to mail delivery that began when he assumed his position in June, threatening to subpoena him for what they say is deliberate withholding of internal decision-making documents. “How can one person screw this up inContinue reading “Daily News”

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World economy faces prolonged crisis The world economy is in danger of falling into a serious and prolonged crisis as almost all economies are experiencing a “sad economic year”, while unemployment rates have skyrocketed, and global commodity trade dropped to a record low. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the COVID-19 pandemic isContinue reading “Daily News”

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Australia’s COVID-safe states urged to open domestic borders The premier of South Australia (SA) has urged the nation’s COVID-safe states to open their borders and reunite families. Premier of SA Steven Marshall said it was wrong that states with no community transmission of COVID-19 such as Western Australia (WA) and Tasmania were keeping their bordersContinue reading “Daily News”

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Disproportionately hit by COVID-19, Native families unenroll from RCAS to homeschool or learn in other districts As more than 650 parents in the district responded to a survey that they don’t want their kids in school buildings this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic, many Native American families in the Rapid City Area Schools system areContinue reading “News”