House approval of debt ceiling deal a triumph of the political center
Jun 03, 2023 03:31 am UTC| Politics
Talking with a friend about the debt ceiling negotiations, I mentioned that there were incentives for centrists in Congress to cobble together a deal. My friend said, incredulously, Do we actually have centrists in...
Moscow drone attacks are a morale booster for Ukraine and a warning for Russia – here's why
Jun 03, 2023 03:28 am UTC| Politics
A wave of approximately 30 drones appeared in skies around the Russian capital, Moscow, on May 30. Though widely sensationalised as a major attack against the heart of the Russian government, they caused only minor damage,...
China in Africa: Kenya railway study shows investment projects aren’t a one-way street
Jun 01, 2023 11:44 am UTC| Politics
China is an important economic player in Africa. In 2021 alone, China accounted for nearly US$5 billion in foreign direct investment in African countries. The rapidly increasing Chinese presence across Africa has become a...
NATO must tread carefully in Southeast Asia, where painful memories of colonialism remain
Jun 01, 2023 11:44 am UTC| Politics
NATOs incursion into the Indo-Pacific region is a move that will exacerbate regional conflicts and tensions. Thats because NATO cannot be separated from the history of European colonialism and imperialism that shaped...
South Africa has changed its electoral law, but a much more serious overhaul is needed
Jun 01, 2023 11:40 am UTC| Politics Law
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently signed into law a change to the countrys electoral act to allow individuals to contest national and provincial elections independently of political parties. The change...
Amid fears of Chinese influence, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has grown more powerful
Jun 01, 2023 11:37 am UTC| Politics
A Chinese private equity firm, Primavera Capital Group, acquired the well-known test preparation company Princeton Review and an online learning platform, Tutor.com, in May 2023. The move, like other Chinese investments...
Spanish elections: why devastating local losses to the right have forced socialist prime minister Pedro Sánchez to call an early national vote
Jun 01, 2023 11:35 am UTC| Politics
The local and regional elections that took place the 28th May have shaken up the political chessboard in Spain. The right-wing Partido Popular took the largest proportion of votes and now has the largest number of seats in...
Europe Roundup: Pound heads for biggest weekly gain in six months, European shares gains, Gold gains, Oil prices rise after U.S. debt deal, all eyes on OPEC meeting
CNN Appoints Warner Bros. Discovery Executive as Its New COO
Burger King Levels up Chicken Offerings: New Chicken Fries in Singapore and Smoky Maple Biscuit in US
Onitsuka Tiger Unleashes Shinkansen-Inspired Sneakers in Collaboration With Terroir Tabi and West Japan Railway
Intel Unveils Plans for DDR5 Validation Data Center Lab in Seoul, Eyes Global Expansion
Russia-Ukraine War: NATO to Narrow Divisions Over Ukraine's Membership Bid in Oslo Meeting
EU Parliament to Question Hungary's Ability to Hold EU Presidency Over Record on Rule of Law
Iran: IAEA Resolves Nuclear Issues Related to Sites With Uranium Particles
UK: Ministers Given More Time to Turn in Messages From Boris Johnson to Public COVID Inquiry
Drilling down on treatment-resistant fungi with molecular machines
Astronomers detected two major targets with a single telescope – a mysterious signal and its source galaxy
Biodegradable plastic in clothing doesn't break down nearly as quickly as hoped – new research
Gravitational wave detector LIGO is back online after 3 years of upgrades – how the world's most sensitive yardstick reveals secrets of the universe
Korea’s Netmarble Set to Release Three New Game Titles to Stop Losses
Samsung Partners With Dezeen for Global 'Re:Create Design Challenge' to Upcycle Old Devices
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew to Spearhead ByteDance's Rising Social Media Star, Lemon8
Naver Reportedly Losing Market Share in Online Search Industry
Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Acquisition Approved by Korean Regulators
The Supreme Court just shriveled federal protection for wetlands, leaving many of these valuable ecosystems at risk
Fujitsu, Microsoft Unite: Massive Investment to Enhance Uvance Business, Boosting Sustainability With Cloud Technology
Puma's Ambitious Sustainability Progress: 70% Products Made From 'Better Materials' in 2022, Aims for 90% by 2025
European soccer is having another reckoning over racism – is it time to accept the problem goes beyond bad fans?