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China pursues technological “self-sufficiency”, fueling global unrest

BEIJING (AP) – To help make China a self-sustaining “tech superpower,” the ruling Communist Party is pushing the world’s largest e-commerce company into the delicate and expensive task of designing its own processor chips – a company that looks like nothing. Alibaba Group has already done this. Its 3-year-old T-Head chip unveiled its third processor […]

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South African moral conscience Desmond Tutu dies at 90

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Desmond Tutu, the South African Nobel Peace Prize winner icon, hard-core enemy of apartheid and modern-day campaigner for racial justice and LGBT rights, died Sunday at the age of 90. South Africans, world leaders and people around the world mourned the death of the man considered the moral conscience of the country. […]

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today in history | Federal Information Network

Today in history Today is Saturday, December 25, the 359th day of 2021. There are six days left in the year. It’s Christmas day. Today’s highlight in history: On December 25, 1991, Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev announced on television his resignation as the eighth and last leader of an already defunct Communist superpower. To […]

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Lion One Metals Announces AGM Results

North Vancouver, British Columbia – (Newsfile Corp. – December 23, 2021) – Lion One Metals Limited (TSXV: LIO) (OTCQX: LOMLF) (ASX: LLO) (“Lion One” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the results of its Annual General Meeting (“AGM“), held on December 16, 2021. According to the report of the meeting scrutineers, 128 shareholders were […]

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Asian stock markets rise after Wall St rebound

BEIJING (AP) – Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after President Joe Biden reassured investors by calling for vaccinations and testing, but no travel restrictions in response to the omicron variant of the coronavirus. Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced while Shanghai was down less than 0.1%. Wall Street rose, breaking a […]

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A look back at the Virtual Symposium on Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Economic Justice

The program started on October 28, 2021 with a virtual roundtable “The decolonization of development economics” which focused on the first contributions of economists from the countries of the South. You can watch the program here. This was followed by two days of virtual conferences in which economists and political scientists presented articles on race, […]

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Gulf States must deepen their economic integration

Last week’s GCC summit in Riyadh forged the necessary consensus among the six member states to jointly tackle Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its malicious activities in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Together, the Gulf states want their deep concerns about this crucial danger to be reflected in any revised international nuclear deal with Iran, and […]

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Crime wave hits Triumphant Mercy Lebanon

Lebanon (MNN) – The flight to Lebanon is up 265%. A Beirut-based research company compared crime rates in the first ten months of 2021 to the same period in 2019. Endless crises in Lebanon are causing widespread despair. UNESCO estimates that 1.25 million Lebanese families live below the poverty line, and 40 percent are below […]

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Johnson from UK walks a tightrope between politics and COVID outbreak

LONDON (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks a political tightrope as he faces increasing attacks from friends and foes amid rising COVID-19 infections. For the second winter in a row, Johnson is betting that vaccines will be his savior, urging everyone to get vaccinated to slow the spread of the new omicron variant, […]

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People are pressuring governments around the world to take action against inflation

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Óscar Baños and thousands of other truck drivers celebrated on Saturday after a threat to idle their engines prompted the Spanish government to adopt measures to improve working conditions and control the soaring fuel costs due to inflation. This is the latest effort by workers, opposition leaders and citizens to pressure […]

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Central American Bank for Economic Integration and European Union sign € 4.9 million agreement to prepare climate change projects for the benefit of the Central American region

Tegucigalpa, December 16, 2021.- The strategic alliance between the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the European Union (EU) continues to have positive impacts for the region. On this occasion, a non-refundable financial contribution agreement was signed for an amount of 4.9 million euros to develop technical assistance for the preparation of initiatives […]

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The decadence of American democracy also reflects a failing economic system

Illustration: Tang Tengfei/Global Times US President Joe Biden’s exclusive Democracy Summit, which was even ignored by some US allies, sparked a rare global discussion about what real democracy is and whether the US can still represent democracy . The questions wouldn’t cause much controversy just a few years ago, when the United States was heralded […]

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South Korea, US to discuss “trusted” 5G network in upcoming dialogue (diplomat from Washington)

South Korea and the United States plan to discuss cooperation on “trusted” 5G networks, global supply chains and other key issues in their upcoming economic talks, a senior US diplomat said Thursday, in a context of intensifying US-Chinese rivalry. Jose W. Fernandez, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, said he […]

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Meet the women’s economic justice advocate who empowers Florida domestic workers

Santra Denis returned from the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November with a clear reminder of how women around the world are more similar than different. Denis attended COP26 as executive director of the Miami Workers Center (MWC), a Miami-Dade County-based organization that supports low-income communities and low-wage workers, especially black […]

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Gulf states cooperate on defense, Iran and economic integration at summit

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held its annual summit in Riyadh yesterday. The GCC expressed its unity on several regional issues during the event, particularly on Iran. The GCC accused Iran of “fomenting sectarian strife” in GCC member states and of supporting “terrorism” in Bahrain. They further condemned Iran’s alleged “support for sectarian terrorist groups […]

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Gulf Summit: solidarity, stability, economic integration

At the end of the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh on Tuesday, Gulf leaders affirmed the importance of accurate and comprehensive implementation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz’s vision. They also stressed the importance of pursuing economic, defense and security integration. The leaders approved the coordination of positions to enhance stability in the […]

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Katy Perry announces very first NFT drop on THETA network – the VR Soldier

Katy Perry, an American singer and songwriter today announced her very first NFT release. Nicknamed “The Roar Package”, the drop offers exclusive NFTs on the THETA network. According to a tweet today, NFTs will be available on December 15 at 1:00 p.m. PST. Let’s look back as we move towards 🍄#PLAYER?? My first digital collectible […]

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Abu Dhabi Investment Office network hosts events for investors looking to expand – News

Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Economic Development Department Abu Dhabi – Events hosted by ADIO offices in London, Paris, Beijing, Seoul, New York and San Francisco introduce investors to the benefits of doing business in Abu Dhabi Posted: Mon 13 Dec 2021, 17:03 The Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) connected with […]

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Themes of the Alliance for Development in Democracy

Puerto Plata, DR. The demand that the international community undertake the search for alternatives for a solution to the crisis in Haiti, the defense of democratic values, with the call for the freedom of political prisoners in Nicaragua, and the promotion of trade, in addition to economic integration, are the central themes of the Puerto […]

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Istanbul illegal organ transplant network dismantled

ISTANBUL: Shrouded in acrid smoke, a young Afghan crouched down to sort through the trash he took out of Istanbul’s trash cans, worried that Turkey would soon deprive him of even that livelihood.“I start at eight in the morning and finish at eight in the evening,” said Issam Raffur, who spent four of his 20 […]

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Has Solana suffered another network failure?

Share this article Another Raydium AcceleRaytor IDO caused major congestion on Solana yesterday. Although transaction confirmations have slowed, it appears the network has not suffered an outage this time around. Slow Solana transactions Solana continues to have difficulty processing transactions. The high-speed blockchain saw its transaction speed per second drop by around 50% yesterday as […]

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Remaking the Economy: Information, Media and Economic Justice – Non Profit News

Click here to download the accompanying slides This webinar of NPQit is Redo the economy The series tackles the question of the role of the media in achieving economic justice. Two key elements: 1) community co-creation of content, 2) community accountability. In this webinar, you will learn about the Documenters community program which Municipal office […]

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Saudi, Bahraini companies discuss economic integration plans

Initial jobless claims in the United States fall; a mixed inflation performance between countries: Economic wrap The first jobless claims in the United States fell to 184,000 in the week ending Dec. 4 after rising the week before, according to data from the country’s Department of Labor. This is the lowest level since 1969. In […]

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New York University System Director resigns amid Cuomo fallout

ALBANY, NY (AP) – New York State University System Chief Chancellor James Malatras on Thursday said he would step down amid harsh criticism for his actions when he was one of the main assistants of former Governor Andrew Cuomo. “The recent events that have surrounded me over the past week have become a distraction from […]

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Con Ed Proposes Grid to Bring Offshore Wind Power to Land – NBC New York

What there is to know New York-based utility company Con Edison plans to build an electricity transmission facility off the coast of New Jersey to connect several offshore wind projects and bring electricity to shore The company on Monday proposed “Clean Link New Jersey”, a transmission network to which many wind farms powered by turbines […]

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Qatar-Saudi business meeting highlights vital importance of achieving economic integration

Doha: The First Deputy Speaker of the Qatar Chamber (QC), Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar Al-Kuwari, praised the close relations between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, stressing that the two countries maintain historical ties based on solid foundations of fraternity and intimacy. This happened during the Qatar-Saudi Business Meeting which […]

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Saint-Louis wants residents to weigh in on economic justice

The St. Louis Development Corporation is asking residents this month to share what they would like to see in an economic justice action plan. More than 500 people have already completed an online survey launched last week, said Daffney Moore, who leads the city’s agency efforts. She is also Chief of Staff and Director of […]

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Washtenaw County District Attorney’s Office Creates New Economic Justice Unit

The Washtenaw County District Attorney’s Office announced a new Economic Justice Unit which will focus on wage theft, employee misclassification, labor trafficking, and consumer scams and fraud. The public rights grant will fund the unit for two years, which means it is not permanent at this time, according to Washtenaw County District Attorney Eli Savit. […]

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TPG Telecom signs multi-million dollar deal to overhaul Qantas network

Credit: Qantas TPG Telecom has signed a multi-million dollar five-year contract with Qantas for the supply of a new fiber network as part of a modernization of the communications network. According to the phone company, the five-year deal will see TPG Telecom provide the network to support voice and data transport services through the airline’s […]

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Our economy system is a joke – you can now pay 15% interest to see 1 Las Vegas circus show!

* Based on a purchase price of $ 50.00, you could pay $ 0 today, followed by 11 monthly payments of $ 4.89 at 15% APR. Actual terms are based on your credit score and other factors, and may vary. Minimum purchase of $ 200 required. Not everyone is eligible and some states are not […]

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U.S. Secret Service Finds Russia Preparing Ukraine Offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has pledged to make it “very, very difficult” for Russian Vladimir Putin to take military action in Ukraine as US intelligence officials determine Russia is planning a possible offensive military which could start as early as early 2022. The new intelligence finding estimates that the Russians plan to deploy […]

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Judge Allows Circle City Broadcasting To Call In Damages Expert Against DISH Network – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

Lawsuit claims racial discrimination by satellite TV provider INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The owner of WISH-TV and WNDY will be allowed to call a damages expert in his racial discrimination lawsuit against DISH Network. A federal judge in Indianapolis on Thursday rejected a DISH Network request to block the testimony of Dr. Mark Fratrik, senior vice […]

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St. Louis Development Corporation Seeks Community Voice to Shape Economic Justice Action Plan

The team has launched a survey that allows residents to give their opinion December 2, 2021 | 2 minutes of reading time St. Louis, MO: The St. Louis Development Corporation is seeking feedback from residents, businesses and organizations to help shape the next Economic Justice Action Plan announced in September of this year. Working with […]

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Discount airlines Allegiant and Viva Aerobus seek alliance

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Budget airlines Allegiant and Viva Aerobus said on Wednesday they would seek antitrust immunity from the US and Mexican governments to work together on pricing, schedules and routes on cross-border flights . Las Vegas-based Allegiant said it would invest $ 50 million in the Mexican carrier as part of the deal, […]