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Western Nations Take Aim at China for Uyghur Persecution; Japan Stands Out

The United States, European Union, Canada, and Britain launched coordinated sanctions against Chinese officials over their involvement in persecuting the Uyghur minority in Xinjiang. The sanctions are also part of the West’s attempt to display unity in condemning human rights violations perpetrated by the Chinese communist regime. The EU announced its sanctions first, followed by […]

Cuomo Announces IBM Blockchain Vaccine Passport Scheme for Sporting Events, Theatres

Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his state would be installing a digital vaccine passport requirement to attend sporting venues, movie theaters, and some businesses in a March 2 press release posted on his website.  Cuomo’s administration intends to implement the Excelsior Pass app, created in partnership with IBM. “We are putting guidelines in […]

Twitter Banning Accounts for Anti-NATO Posts

Twitter has announced the ban of 373 accounts tied to Iran, Russia, and Armenia’s governments. These accounts violated the platform’s policies by “undermining faith in the NATO alliance and its stability.” Around two-thirds of the accounts were Iranian in origin. One hundred thirty accounts were found to have attempted to disrupt public discussion during the […]

California Resumes Use of the Moderna Vaccine, Following Initial Halt

The state of California has resumed administering doses of the Moderna vaccine to its citizens after a temporary ban due to several cases of allergic reactions. The reactions were triggered 30 minutes after inoculation. According to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guideline, vaccine providers are advised to observe the recipients of […]

EU Appeased Beijing With Trade Deal Because of Corporate Pressure: Peter Navarro

The European Union followed a “long tradition of appeasement” in entering into a trade deal with the People’s Republic of China (PRC), U.S. Director...

Brexit: UK and EU Arrive at a Deal

The United Kingdom and the European Union have successfully arrived at a deal on their post-Brexit trade status. The negotiations concluded just days before...

How the EU Is Countering China’s Influence in Europe

In the past few years, the EU has had a complicated relationship with China. While the EU has been looking to strengthen its business...

EU Report Names China as Top Intellectual Property Rights Offender

An EU biennial report has named China as the top offender when it comes to violating intellectual property (IP) rights in the region. According...

How COVID-19 Ended Up Saving 11,000 People in the EU

The COVID-19 outbreak has infected millions of people and killed hundreds of thousands worldwide. However, the pandemic has had an unexpected silver lining —...

China Forces EU to Accept Domestic Censorship

The fact that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has implemented a strict censorship policy in the country is a well-known truth. Chinese censorship aims...

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