Canada appoints first woman ambassador to China

Photo by Andre Furtado on Pexels.com Canada has appointed Jennifer May as its first female ambassador to China, taking over a role that has been vacant since December 2021 amidst diplomatic tensions between the two countries. In a statement, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said May is a veteran diplomat with 30 years of experience, including … Continue reading Canada appoints first woman ambassador to China

Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used software distributed by a small Canadian customer service company, another example of a “supply chain compromise” made infamous by the hack on U.S. networking company SolarWinds. U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike will say in an upcoming blog post seen by Reuters that it had discovered malicious software being distributed … Continue reading Suspected Chinese hackers tampered with widely used Canadian chat program -researchers

Putin proclaims annexation of Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Denis Pushilin, Leonid Pasechnik, Vladimir Saldo, Yevgeny Balitsky, who are the Russian-installed leaders in Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, attend a ceremony to declare the annexation of the Russian-controlled territories of four Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, after holding what Russian authorities called referendums in the … Continue reading Putin proclaims annexation of Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions

Why US suspended drone technology export licenses to Turkey

Twenty-five U.S. Representatives have joined Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) in a bipartisan call upon the State Department to suspend export licenses for US drone technology to Turkey, pending an official investigation into the destabilizing role of Turkey’s drone programs in the Caucasus, South Asia, the Eastern Mediterranean and around the … Continue reading Why US suspended drone technology export licenses to Turkey

Demand for Turkish drones rises, Malaysia, Indonesia voice interest

Bayraktar TB2 combat drone donated to Ukraine is seen during presentation, in Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania July 6, 2022. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Malaysia and Indonesia have expressed interest in purchasing armed drones from Turkish defense firm BaykarThis signals a soaring global demand for Turkish drones after their impact during combat in Syria, Ukraine and LibyaOn Sept. … Continue reading Demand for Turkish drones rises, Malaysia, Indonesia voice interest

Biden administration earmarks $56 million for humanitarian aid to Pakistan

As floods devastate the South Asian country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to seek debt relief from its close partner China. Blinken promised Pakistan strong U.S. support as it recovers from floods that submerged one-third of the country, an area the size of the United Kingdom. "We send a straightforward message. We … Continue reading Biden administration earmarks $56 million for humanitarian aid to Pakistan

UK gives conditions for ‘cordial relationship’ with China

Foreign Secretary James Cleverly says Beijing must change its behavior on the world stage Britain will not consider China a threat if it respects international law and norms, UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly has said. "What I would ultimately like to see is a healthy partnership. We are not quite there yet, and the choice … Continue reading UK gives conditions for ‘cordial relationship’ with China

Philippines to deport over 40,000 Chinese workers

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com The justice ministry in Manila said it will close 175 Chinese-owned "Philippine offshore gambling operators" and deport some 40,000 Chinese workers, as part of a crackdown on the online gaming industry. As operators capitalized on the Philippine's liberal gaming laws to target customers in China, where gambling is banned, … Continue reading Philippines to deport over 40,000 Chinese workers

Should Nike Inc invest in the sport tv industry?

Photo by Madvortex on Pexels.com EEXCUTIVE SUMMARY BACKGROUND Nike Inc. was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight in 1964. Within 58 years, the company has transformed its business model to become one of America’s largest corporations. Currently the world’s largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of sports equipment, apparel, footwear, accessories, and other services, the … Continue reading Should Nike Inc invest in the sport tv industry?

Aircraft collision reported at Heathrow Airport

Two aircraft were involved in a “minor collision” at Heathrow on Wednesday evening, a spokeswoman for the airport has confirmed. Emergency services were called to the scene but no injuries were reported. The spokeswoman said: “Emergency services are attending an incident involving two aircraft on the airfield. “No injuries have been reported but emergency services are attending to ensure … Continue reading Aircraft collision reported at Heathrow Airport

Hailey Baldwin airs opinion on hubby’s public relationship with Selena Gomez

Hailey Baldwin admitted that it is crazy and there is a lot that she avoided speaking on for a long time. The model and skincare brand owner finally opened up her heart in a rare interview for Alex Cooper's Call Her Daddy podcast. She said it's about people knowing the truth because there's a truth. Romantic Relationship … Continue reading Hailey Baldwin airs opinion on hubby’s public relationship with Selena Gomez

Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife in new divorce drama with heartthrob Dan Jewett

Less than two years after announcing their intention to give away a vast fortune together, billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott and her husband, Dan Jewett, a former science teacher, are parting ways. Scott filed a petition for divorce in the King County Superior Court in Washington state Monday, according to a copy of the filing. The … Continue reading Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife in new divorce drama with heartthrob Dan Jewett