03 May 2022

Japan and Thailand agree to new defense deal

On Monday, the leaders of Japan and Thailand announced a new defense agreement and plans to increase their economic relations. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was just wrapping up the last leg of his three-nation tour of Southeast Asia in Thailand. Defense hardware and technology would be transferred from Japan

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13 Nov 2020

US bars investments in ‘Chinese military companies’

This week, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning American companies from investing in Chinese firms with the government of military ties. The ban will go into effect in January and is likely to anger some Chinese companies such as telecom technology firm Hikvision. This will also further

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05 Dec 2019

Macron pension reform: France paralyzed by biggest national strike in years

A nationwide strike in France has severely disrupted daily activity, including schools and transportation, as workers protest an increase in retirement age with the consequence of reduced pensions. School and transportation employees joined with police, lawyers, and hospital staff for a walkout that may include millions of people. This may

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