The government, which has been accused of supporting the ban when in opposition only to change their stance now, sees the lifting of the ban as a first step towards a trade deal with the US. Last week the two governments held the first talks under a new economic dialogue, and signed a five-year memorandum of understanding to further ties in tech, health and security. … [Read more...] about Pig guts fly in offal fight over meat imports in Taiwan’s parliament
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On the Ladakh border, two things are clear. First, the CCP that Xi has hijacked and transformed into a vehicle of aggression is unable and unwilling to return to pastures of peace. Unable because India is not giving it a face save, unwilling because its ambitions of aggression transcend the win-win Xi speaks of. Second, possibly for the first time in recent history, the PLA is meeting its match in India. … [Read more...] about Resisting China | What India started and the US consolidated, the world must now follow
That's not to say retailers are giving up on the in-store experience. Best Buy (BBY) is among stores opening their doors at 5 a.m. while mandating that shoppers wear face masks. At Walmart (WMT), customers will be instructed to form single-file lines at the entrance and will receive sanitized shopping carts. … [Read more...] about Black Friday is different this year. But all is not lost for retailers
Chheang Vannarith, president of the Phnom Penh-based Asian Vision Institute, said the annual ASEAN-China Expo is one of the key features of ASEAN-China partnership and deepening ASEAN-China economic cooperation contributes to regional economic recovery and the enhancement of an open, inclusive and rules-based multilateral system. … [Read more...] about Spotlight: Xi’s speech on China-ASEAN ties injects vitality into future cooperation
"Communication was central to the struggle: it was the essence of the struggle for us," Debretsion is quoted as saying in The Politics of Technology in Africa, a book by Iginio Gagliardone. "You really had to convert people, to make them think in a different way. And unless you communicate well and deeply you cannot get to the point of converting people." … [Read more...] about Ethiopia: Who is Tigray’s leader Debretsion Gebremichael?