Friday , June 25 2021

China lodges complaint with WTO against Australia over trade tariffs

Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said that Beijing would now appeal against Australia’s duties on imports of railway wheels, wind towers and stainless-steel sinks. “(China) hopes that the Australian side will take concrete action to correct the wrong practices and avoid distortions to the trade of related products, so that trade …

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Japan’s PM dismisses claim by royal household chief that emperor is ‘very worried’ about Olympic Games spreading Covid

The prime minister said on Friday that Yasuhiko Nishimura, the head of the Imperial Household Agency, had merely “expressed his own opinion” when he told reporters that Emperor Naruhito was worried that the Tokyo Olympics could spread the coronavirus.Similarly, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said that Nishimura was sharing his …

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Biden declares Florida building collapse a national emergency, authorizes FEMA & other federal agencies to join response efforts

The order, which went into effect on Thursday, will allow the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal agencies to provide assistance to state and local authorities currently sifting through the rubble.  The declaration specifically authorizes FEMA to mobilize recruitment and resources in order to …

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