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US Wholesale Price Index Hits Record High
The Producer Price Index (PPI), which measures prices paid by manufacturers of goods, services, and construction, rose by 9.7 percent in Dec. 2021 compared to the same month in the previous year, figures from the...
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Antitrust Lawsuit Accuses Google of Manipulating Ad Market
Newly unredacted allegations in a lawsuit filed by several U.S. state attorneys reveal that Google misled advertisers and publishers with regard to the pricing of its ad auctions. The scam, which ran for several years,...
Data from the UKHSA showed among 44,000 fully vaccinated, mostly boosted NHS workers that infections jumped by a factor of 8 once Omicron arrived.
UK Data Shows Mostly Triple Vaxxed NHS Workers Suffered 8 Fold Jump In Omicron Infections
A new data analysis document compiled by a UK government agency reveals that National Health Services (NHS) staff, which boasts a greater than 95 percent vaccine acceptance rate, have suffered a startling eight fold increase...
A child receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) Covid-19 vaccine at the Principe de Asturias de Alcala hospital en Madrid, on December 15, 2021, on the first day of Spain's immunisation campaign for five to 11-year-olds.
Mother Arrested After Trying To Flee Spain To Prevent Kids From Getting Vaccinated
A 46-year-old mother living in Madrid, Spain, was found guilty by the court and arrested for attempting to escape to Portugal in order to prevent her children from getting vaccinated against COVID-19.  Although the court...
Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers train inside the PLA Hong Kong Garrison barracks, seen from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where dozens of pro-democracy protesters remain holed up inside on November 21, 2019. A garrison of thousands of PLA troops has long been stationed in Hong Kong since the handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997.
Chinese General Transferred From Xinjiang to Lead Hong Kong PLA Troops
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been tightening its hold on Hong Kong for the past few years, slowly erasing the city’s democratic values and integrating it with the mainland's authoritarian system. According to the...
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Symmetrical Engagement: How the US Coast Guard Is Taking On Communist China
The U.S. military is expanding its presence in the Pacific to counter China’s threats of expansion. However, the department that is spending the most time in the region is not from the Pentagon but the...
A woman wears a protective mask as she walks past the People's Bank Of China (PBOC) on Financial Street, April 17, 2020 in Beijing, China. China's gross domestic product (GDP) stood at 20.65 trillion yuan (about 2.91 trillion U.S. dollars) in the first quarter of 2020 amid COVID-19 impact, down 6.8 percent year on year, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
4 Factors to Watch in China’s Latest Economic Stagnation
Given China’s tightened real estate market and the newest spread of COVID-19, quarterly data due to be released on Jan. 17 will likely show a drastic drop in economic growth. Economists' median forecast has placed...
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MEP Denounces Brutal Police Behavior at Lockdown Protests in Europe
A member of the European Union parliament (MEP) has called out mounting police violence on peaceful demonstrators in Europe, stating that “the EU is transitioning from democracy to tyranny.” Christian Terheș of Romania, along with...
China Targets KFC, Starbucks in State-led Crackdown on International Brands
In a recent wave of boycotts seen in China, KFC has found itself as the latest target after being accused of food waste amid growing concern over food safety regulations in the country.  The accusations...