A poll released on Wednesday by Bright Line Watch and YouGov reveals that a large portion of Americans from across the US want their regional area to secede from the union, with southern Republicans and West Coast Democrats apparently the most dissatisfied with the status quo. In total, 44% of …Read More »
According to its report, the Chinese service sector drew in the largest amount of foreign capital – some 482.77 billion yuan ($74.61 billion) – soaring 33.4% year on year. The high-tech industry also saw a significant increase in foreign investment – by 39.4%. High-tech services attracted 42.7% more investments than …Read More »
A total of 68 people have been killed in the deadly weather event, which hit Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan on Sunday, local media said. There are scattered reports detailing casualties, but in many cases, the specific circumstances that led to the deaths have not yet been disclosed. In …Read More »
This is a 9.6% decrease compared to last year, according to the regulator. At the end of the first half of 2020, the indicator stood at $31.2 billion. The CBR explained that “investments of other sectors in foreign assets with a slight decrease in external liabilities” contributed to the change. …Read More »
Who’s in charge? Most Americans, including nearly a third of Democrats, don’t think Biden’s fulfilling duties of president – poll
With about 7% responding as ‘not sure,’ only 36% of Americans believe their president is actually performing the full role of his office, according to the poll, which was conducted between June 23 and 25 in partnership with the Convention of States Action. Just 59% of Democrats think that Biden …Read More »
Oakland violence prevention chief and camera crew nearly robbed at gunpoint after police warn crime is ‘out of control’
The two suspects approached the television crew as they were conducting an interview with the violence prevention chief, Guillermo Cespedes, outside City Hall on Monday morning. A scuffle ensued after the two attempted to steal the crew’s camera. An armed security guard eventually stepped in and the suspects fled. There …Read More »
In just 5,000 posts the secretive QAnon’s ‘storm’ nearly brought down a US president, while it’s gone dark for now, what’s next?
It was after my youngest daughter, a TikTok devotee, kept asking if I’d seen the video of al the young children being rescued from slavery thanks to Donald Trump that I realised the social media storm created by QAnon had landed on our doorstep. The videos she had come across …Read More »
According to the data, the total volume of trade between the two countries during the period amounted to $50.65 billion, marking year-on-year growth of 23.6%. In May alone, Russia-China trade turnover reached $10.449 billion. Exports of Chinese goods to Russia increased by 35.3% to $22.921 billion, while imports of Russian …Read More »
Missed delivery: Why does Amazon, the company that sells nearly everything, nearly everywhere, do next to no business in Russia?
On paper, Russia is a colossal opportunity for the US retailer. With a population of 145 million people, estimates suggest the nation has more domestic internet users than Amazon’s second-largest market, Germany. On Thursday, a new report showed that last year saw explosive growth in the country’s e-commerce market, with $37 …Read More »
Biden says Nord Stream 2 sanctions waived because pipeline nearly done & fighting it now would be ‘counterproductive’ with allies
“I had been opposed to Nord Stream 2 from the beginning, but it was almost completed by the time I took office,” Joe Biden told reporters outside the White House on Tuesday. “To go ahead and impose sanctions now, I think is counterproductive in terms of our European relations.” The …Read More »