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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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Alcohol rules again loosen as Dubai seeks economic recovery Dubai again has loosened laws governing alcohol sales and possession of liquor as the sheikhdom tries to claw its way out of an economic depression worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak of the virus exacerbated the already-gathering economic storm engulfing the emirate, which has seenContinue reading “Daily News”

News, August 9th

From Dragon to the land of ‘Ascending Dragon’ – Since the face-off between India and China in Ladakh, there has been strident cries for boycotting Chinese products. The government has already put some barriers on economic engagement with China. It has restricted Chinese FDI approvals and blocked 59 Chinese Apps, imposed stricter regulations for GovernmentContinue reading “News, August 9th”

News, August 7th

Brazil decree to provide US$356 million for coronavirus vaccine – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree on Thursday (August 6) to provide BRL1.9 billion (US$356 million) in funds to purchase and eventually produce a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC and Oxford University researchers. Brazil’s Acting Health Minister General Eduardo Pazuello said theContinue reading “News, August 7th”

News, August 6th

75 years after the bomb, Hiroshima still chooses ‘reconciliation and hope’ – In a video message delivered to a Peace Memorial Ceremony in Japan on Thursday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, which devastated the city in 1945. “Seventy-five years ago, a single nuclear weaponContinue reading “News, August 6th”

News, August 4th

‘Just come home’ grandma asks teenager wanted in connection to Rapid City shooting – The grandmother of a Rapid City teenager who’s been missing for weeks and is now wanted for questioning about a shooting is begging for him to come home. “I really want him to come home. I’ll go with him to talkContinue reading “News, August 4th”

News, August 2nd

Australia declares ‘State of Disaster’ in Victoria after coronavirus cases spike continues – A “State of Disaster” was declared for the Australian state of Victoria after almost 700 new cases of coronavirus were recorded overnight, according to reports. The declaration is just one of several measures taken as Australia’s second most populated state grows moreContinue reading “News, August 2nd”

News, July 30th

China stresses stabilizing foreign trade and investment – The State Council on Wednesday (July 29) stressed efforts to further open up and keep foreign trade and investment stable, as well as to facilitate employment and ensure people’s livelihood amid epidemic control. It decided to expand the pilot program on the innovative development of trade inContinue reading “News, July 30th”