Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Shutdown

Trump to hold state of the nation speech on February 5

US President Donald Trump is now to keep his State of the Nation  speech on 5 February before Congress - and one week later than originally planned. Nancy Pelosi, chair of the US House of Representatives, said Monday in...

US shutdown costs $ 6 billion

According to a study published last week, salaries of US civil servants since 35 days temporary closure, reached US $ 6 billion.   "We hope that by the end of this week, all outstanding payments will be made," White House chief...

“shutdown” in the United States ended provisionally, Trump’s defeat or victory?

After 34 days 21 hours and 18 minutes of partial administrative shutdown in the United States. Nearly 35 days in which employees of eight ministries and subordinate agencies were not paid for their work, had to stay at home...

Shutdown deadlock:  Trump to comment in the evening – new offer expected from Democrats

Almost a month of government downtime in the US already. The US President announced a speech for the evening - with uncertain content.   US President Donald Trump wants to speak today in a live broadcast on the government's resignation in...

US stocks closed lower after five-day winning streaks

U.S. stock indexes on Friday closed lower after five-day rally despite optimism on US-China trade talks.   Earlier on Friday, a reading of December inflation, the consumer-price index slipped 0.1%, to mark the first decline in nine months, the Labor Department...

Southern border an Open Wound: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he campaigned on Border Security, which we cannot have without a strong and powerful Wall. He said that the Southern Border has long been an “Open Wound,” where drugs, criminals (including...

Trump threatens to extend the budget lock – for months or even years

The "Shutdown" in the United States goes into the third week. Democrats and Republicans summit meeting with President Donald Trump failed to make a breakthrough on Friday, putting an end to the budget dispute. Senate Democrat leader Chuck Schumer...
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Mozambique and Tanzania would start joint operations to fight an insurgency, under an agreement that also includes the handover...
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US-based Chinese opponents support Trump’s allegation of fraudulent election

Some Chinese opposition activists in the field of human rights residing in the United States, who support Donald Trump's hard-line stance towards Beijing, have...

Systems Limited Wins Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion Award 2020

Systems Limited – a next-generation global technology company enabling enterprises to reimagine their businesses through information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) services...

Global tax evasion hits $ 427 billion annually

Governments around the world lose about $ 427 billion annually due to fraud and tax evasion as companies and wealthy people divert their money...

Australian special forces involved in murder of 39 Afghan civilians, war crimes report alleges

According to the results of the years-long Canberra investigation into the conduct of Australian Special Forces personnel in Afghanistan between 2005 and 2016, the...