Stop Recognizing the Burmese Junta, “pak” Jokowi: Jakarta Post Columnist, Southeast Asian News and Current Affairs

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST / ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Recognizing, although partially, Myanmar’s Government of National Unity (NUG) could become an effective second move by Indonesia and ASIAN to force Myanmar’s military junta , Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, to implement the five-point consensus he agreed to in a meeting with …

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Congress suspends flea law, consequences could be brutal

The US Congress owns the Chip Act. With funding of $ 52 billion, the bill could deflect the chip shortage crisis and strengthen American technology. If Congress continues to drag its feet on the CHIPS for America Act, the consequences will be dire. Chips are everywhere, from cars and cell …

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UAE working week will change from Monday to Friday

The official working week in the United Arab Emirates is changed from Monday to Friday. The change will bring the Islamic nation, which is home to large financial institutions, in line with Western timetables. The decision, which is due to go into effect next month, makes the Arab Gulf state, …

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Jonesboro man faces double trouble | New

JONESBORO – A Jonesboro man secured two bail against him on Monday after District Judge David Boling found probable cause to charge him with new crimes after a circuit court judge already posted another bail. Joshua Tramble, 34, of 707 Crest Drive, was charged with possession of a Schedule I …

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Banks continue to finance fossil fuels despite climate commitments

Despite pressure from investors and society, banks around the world continue to lend money and underwrite bonds issued by oil, gas and coal companies, with fossil fuel bond deals made by banks at nearly $ 250 billion in 2021, Bloomberg data showed Monday. JP Morgan has funded the largest volume …

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Moving targets – NJBIZ

“A lot of people talk about ‘let’s get back to normal.’ I don’t mean. Normal failed,” John Kennedy, who heads the New Jersey manufacturing expansion program, said at a conference Dec. 1. on the shortage of the supply chain. – Ship in port As New Jersey and across the country …

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Stock Market Movements: Top 10 Factors That May Lead To Action On D-Street Next Week

Indian stock markets fell on Friday amid a sell off, fear of Omicron covid variants and weak global indices. The national stock benchmarks Nifty50 and S&P BSE Sensex suffered a correction of more than one percent each, dragged down by Reliance Industries, Asian Paints and bank stocks. The Nifty50 finished …

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China-Laos Railway to Reduce Transportation Costs and Boost E-commerce

Vientiane station in Vientiane, Laos, October 16, 2021. / CFP Vientiane station in Vientiane, Laos, October 16, 2021. / CFP The launch of the China-Laos Railway of over 1,000 kilometers will facilitate land transit trade, help reduce transportation costs and boost cross-border e-commerce. The railway departs from Kunming in southwest …

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IMF Appoints Gita Gopinath, Outgoing Chief Economist, First Deputy Managing Director

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday evening appointed its outgoing chief economist Gita Gopinath as first deputy managing director (FDMD), the second-highest post at the multilateral lending agency after that of managing director. Gopinath was due to leave the IMF in January next year to resume his academic post at …

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Peng Shuai rift deepens as WTA says boycott of China is about ‘good and evil’

SHANGHAI – As his differences with China over the Peng Shuai affair deepened on Thursday, the head of the Women’s Tennis Association said he was suspending all tournaments on the mainland and in Hong Kong because certain things were wrong. “more important than money”. The boycott move sparked a more …

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