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 21st

AP Interview: China signals shift but no letup in Xinjiang BEIJING — An official from China’s Communist Party signaled Monday that there would likely be no letup in its crackdown in the remote Xinjiang region, but said the government’s focus is shifting more to addressing the roots of extremism. China’s policies in Xinjiang, home toContinue reading “News, December 21st”

News, December 17th

‘Ghost Boat’ with $80 million cocaine haul washes ashore on Pacific island Police on the Marshall Islands in the Pacific found the largest-ever haul in their nation’s history when they recovered around $80 million worth of cocaine from an abandoned boat that washed ashore. Police retrieved the 18-foot fiberglass boat at Ailuk atoll last weekContinue reading “News, December 17th”

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 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”

News, December 4th

Anthony Fauci apologises for implying UK rushed COVID-19 vaccine approval Dr Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious diseases expert, has apologised after his remarks created a bit of a stir in London for implying that the UK’s regulator had rushed the process when it became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech for rollout. In anContinue reading “News, December 4th”

Daily News

As Courts Restore Operations, COVID-19 Creates a New Normal For more than 230 years, the federal Judiciary has spanned the horseback era to the internet age, but in one key respect it has never changed. Just as in the nation’s earliest years, the Constitution still requires federal courts to conduct many critical legal proceedings inContinue reading “Daily News”

Daily News

Australia to manufacture ‘promising’ virus vaccine and give free to citizens Australia has secured access to a “promising” potential coronavirus vaccine, the prime minister announced Tuesday, saying the country would manufacture it and offer free doses to the entire population. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia had reached a deal with Swedish-British pharmaceutical company AstraZenecaContinue reading “Daily News”

News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”