Tag: covid-19-pandemic

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is resigning.
Japanese Prime Minister Announces Surprise Resignation Ahead of General Elections
On Sept. 3, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga unexpectedly announced his resignation from office. During his one-year tenure, Suga has been blamed for inadequate response strategies to the COVID-19 pandemic. His departure comes amidst rapidly...
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North Korea Is Trying to Build a Border Wall With China, But Can’t Get It Finished
Despite being generally aligned with Communist China, totalitarian North Korea has long tried to keep its citizens from venturing across the countries’ shared border for work and opportunities to defect to South Korea.  To retain...
At Tianjin Meeting, China Blasts US for Crossing ‘Red Lines,’ Claims Success of Communist Rule
U.S. and Chinese officials recently held meetings in Tianjin city on July 25 and 26. The Chinese side used the meetings to complain about Washington’s attitude towards the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as well as...
US Government will spend $3 billion on underserved communities to create jobs and drive development.
Washington Announces $3 Billion Plan to Help Distressed Communities
On July 22, the Biden administration announced a $3 billion economic development plan focused on supporting jobs and economic recovery among underserved and distressed communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan, ‘Investing in America’s...
Stores in two South African provinces were ransacked for a fifth consecutive day, hours after President Cyril Ramaphosa deployed troops in a bid to quell unrest that has claimed over 70 lives. The premier of Gauteng province, which includes Johannesburg, said 10 bodies were found late on July 12 at a looted shopping centre in Soweto, on the city's outskirts.
More than 70 Dead in South African Riots Following Jailing of Former President Jacob Zuma
Unrest in South Africa, following the jailing of former president Jacob Zuma, has claimed more than seventy lives. Riots intensified on Tuesday, July 13 despite calls for calm by senior officials and the deployment of...
Oil-storage tanks are seen from above in Carson, California, April 25, 2020 after the price for crude plunged into negative territory for the first time in history on April 20. Although oil prices have stabilized somewhat since the unprecedented dive, the world remains in the throes of a glut of crude oil caused by a precipitous fall in demand due to the global coronavirus pandemic coupled with a lack of storage capacity for crude already in transit or still being produced.
Oil Prices Soar to Six-Year High Amidst OPEC Plus Infighting, Creating Winners and Losers
Infighting among key players of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Plus alliance has caused oil production levels to remain virtually unchanged despite increasing demand. As a result, prices have soared, threatening post-pandemic...
Protesters gather with placards outside Downing Street as they demonstrate against government lockdown restrictions, 5G and covid-19 vaccinations in central London on June 14, 2021.
UK Government Criticized for Exempting Elite Businessmen From COVID-19 Quarantine
The British government recently announced that it would exempt business elites from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine for certain situations. In an updated guidance document on international travel published on June 29, the government stated...
Firefighter Matt Smither (2R) wearing a face shield helps prone a COVID-19 patient as he works alongside critical care nurses in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, southern England on March 23, 2021.
Higher Death, Hospitalization Rates Among Vaccinated Individuals: UK COVID-19 Data
The UK is one of the most vaccinated countries in the world against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Out of the nation’s 68 million people, more than 45 million have received at least a single dose,...
COVID-19 concerns in China have led to the suspension of flights from Shenzhen to Beijing.
COVID-19 Surge: Flights From Shenzhen to Beijing Suspended
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has suspended direct flights from Shenzhen to Beijing until at least July 1 following a surge in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. Although direct flights to Beijing are canceled, people...
Professor Michie wants people to make wearing face masks a long-term habit.
British Professor Wants People to Wear Face Masks ‘Forever’
Susan Michie, a professor at University College London and a member of the Communist Party of Britain, stated that she believes face masks should be worn indefinitely in an interview with Channel 5. Michie is...
How China Infiltrated Italy’s Media Outlets to Influence Public Opinion
In September 2013, Chinese leader Xi Jinping highlighted the importance of spreading propaganda overseas and presenting a positive perspective on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to the international community. China’s influence has steadily been increasing...
Former U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the NCGOP state convention on June 5, 2021 in Greenville, North Carolina. The event is one of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s first high-profile public appearances since leaving the White House in January.
Trump Talks COVID-19 Reparations, Border Security, and Radical Leftism at Republican Convention
On June 5, former President Donald Trump delivered a speech at the North Carolina Republican State Convention held in Greenville. In his talk, Trump covered a wide range of topics, including border policies, radical leftism,...