Thursday, 15 April, 2021

Category: News


The government said in a statement Tuesday that the bill is the first of its kind to be proposed anywhere in the world. It will receive its first reading in parliament this week, and it would make climate-related disclosures mandatory Read more…


The IOM’s Regional Director for East and the Horn of Africa, Mohammed Abdiker, also tweeted Tuesday that “grim pictures” of “children’s bodies ashore” have now emerged. A tweet from Abdiker earlier said that at least 16 children (8 boys and Read more…


Maria van Kerkhove, the WHO’s technical lead for coronavirus response, said 4.4 million Covid-19 infections had been recorded across the world last week globally and expressed concern about global trends. “This is not the situation we want to be in Read more…


China doesn’t acknowledge their existence and when questioned, refers to them as a “so-called maritime militia.” But Western experts say the alleged militia is an integral part of Beijing’s efforts to exert its territorial claims in the South China Sea Read more…


It feels more like the early 20th century than a modern conflict, with tired, nervous soldiers gripping their rifles around him as they reach open ground, scanning the area for movement across no-mans-land. They know snipers, likely trained by Russians, Read more…


The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) singled out Russia and China as particular causes for concern and said key national security threats such as violent extremism, foreign interference, espionage and malicious cyber activity grew in 2020 and “in many ways Read more…


Meanwhile, the US and Philippines were preparing for joint drills as the US secretary of defense proposed ways to deepen military cooperation between Washington and Manila after China massed vessels in disputed waters. China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday said Read more…


“Fox Corporation shares your values and abhors anti-semitism, white supremacy and racism of any kind,” Murdoch wrote ADL chief executive Jonathan Greenblatt on Sunday. “In fact, I remember fondly the ADL honoring my father with your International Leadership Award, and Read more…


CEO Pat Gelsinger told Reuters on Monday that Intel is in talks with companies that design chips for carmakers about manufacturing those chips in its factories. Intel (INTC) could be producing the chips within six to nine months, he said. Read more…


Virtual currencies are taxed as property, or as an investment, when you sell them. And using them to buy something counts as selling. If you’re paid in bitcoin, on the other hand, that will be treated as taxable income to Read more…