Russia’s foreign policy course is currently related to the arms market. The geopolitical struggle is regarding the arms market, and the US is Russia’s main competitor. There was also an announcement of sanctions against Turkey and India. Russia has a foreign policy course related to the hydrocarbon market.
In late December 2020, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation announced that they have launched an antitrust investigation against Chinese tech giant Alibaba, whose “pick one” policy has received multiple complaints from its competitors over the years.
The “Pick one” policy dates back to 2013 when Alibaba forced online-shop owners to choose only one place to run their business: either they close their shops on Tmall and Taobao, Alibaba’s own platforms, or they exit all other platforms, especially JD, the second biggest platform at that time. Since 2017, JD has been suing Alibaba for its unreasonable policy.
A report by Citigroup reveals that a significant number of ultra-rich Alibaba investors, who are also clients of its firm, rushed to sell its shares in the aftermath of the recent monopoly probe by the Chinese authorities. Shares of the e-commerce giant are weltering due to an anti-trust probe arising from some of its alleged exclusivity requirements.
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The Indian government has asked WhatsApp to withdraw its controversial privacy updates and respect “the informational privacy and data security of Indian users.” The government has sent a long list of questions to the company on this issue, saying that a mild update to the tightening of Europe in India is discriminatory for Indian users.
Founded in 2010, Xiaomi managed to establish itself in China before expanding its international market to the point where it was regularly referred to as the “Chinese Apple”.
With less than 10 years of service, the brand co-founded by several entrepreneurs continues to leverage immense potential, focusing on several products, including smartphones.
Zheng Shuang got famous in China thanks to her leading role in the phenomenal TV series Let’s Watch the Meteor Shower in 2009. She has remained one of the top female celebrities for over a decade without other noticeable works. Her pretty face and bold personality have gained her a rather radical fan base, who always defend her all over the internet whenever there is any negative news about Zheng. But things are different this time.
Russian-based cryptocurrency exchange, Livecoin, has announced a shutdown following a hack attack that left the company without control of its servers. The perpetrators are reported to have made away with 106 Bitcoins, 380 Ethereum, 567,012 XRP, 66.8 million DOGE, and 236 BCH. An unspecified amount of funds in ERC-20 and USDT tokens was also stolen.
Alexey Navalny returned to Moscow on January 17. Upon arrival, he was detained by Russian law enforcement. On Monday, Mr. Navalny was taken to Khimki, a Moscow suburb, for a court hearing. The court provided accreditation to state media to be inside the hearing. Navalny’s media complained that their representatives were not allowed inside.
The new Foreign Agents’ Act came into effect in Russia this month. The law has six categories based on the level of the risk to Russia. The full analysis of the new act available here. The act created difficulties for the Russian nationals to be able to open bank accounts outside of Russia.
China’s GDP increased by 6.5% in the last quarter of 2020, completing the year with an annual mark of 2.3%. The figures are courtesy of the official data published on Monday by the National Bureau of Statistics. By recording a positive outturn, China succeeded in turning around a year that began with the coronavirus threatening to become a thorn in its flesh.
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North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, has vowed to “reinforce” the nuclear arsenal of his country. The dictator spoke during his closing speech of the congress of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), as reported by the nation’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Wednesday.
The US government announced the implementation of new sanctions against Ukrainian politicians. These politicians are accused of interference in the US elections. The list includes Andrii Derkach, who was a proxy used by Russia to leak the information regarding Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.
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A South Korean diplomatic delegation has arrived in Iran to discuss the release of a tanker seized by Iranian authorities in the Persian Gulf. According to the formal communique released by Iran, the vessel violated environmental pollution regulations. The crew has, however, denied the claim.
Unlike traditional cafés, Paid Study Rooms (PSRs), the name already gives away how it works: people pay to self-study here. Many of them bear the word “dream” in it, like Dream Runner, Dream Seeker or Dream Builder. In this society where competition and hardworking are extensively encouraged, PSR has just started its journey.
At least twelve people have been killed, eighteen injured, and dozens others reported missing following landslides in Sumedang regency, West Java in Indonesia. The country’s most populous island, Java, is home to more than 140 million people. The landslides occurred as a result of heavy rains that have been pounding the country.
The startup ecosystem has gained a lot of momentum over the past few years, and we have witnessed the startup culture flourish like never before. While some were left behind in the race, the ambitious ones have succeeded in leaving their mark in their respective markets. One such startup that paved its way to become a well-known and trusted brand in the Indian HR ecosystem is Keka HR.
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The President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, used the events that unfolded on January 6th in the US as an opportunity for propaganda to the Iranian populous. This week, four Americans lost their lives in the process. Amongst the deceased were a police officer and a female US military veteran.
Russia is to start production of the Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine in Brazil this week. Currently, Russia has seven factories that are producing two Russian-developed vaccines. The Brazilian Pharmaceutical company Uniao Quimica partnered with the Russian Direct Investment Fund to produce the vaccine in Brazil.
The Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced on Friday that the company had scrapped an order for up to 20 SpaceJet passenger planes from a U.S. leasing business. The recent global economic crisis has grounded air traffic, rising the likelihood of more cancellations.
According to news sources, Nissan has reduced the production of vehicles due to a shortage of semiconductor materials. The Japanese company will decrease development of Note compact cars by 5,000 units in January 2021. Output is anticipated to be decreased starting in February.
Where is Jack Ma? The whole world is wondering what has happened to one of the richest men in China, who used to have a very high profile and now has disappeared for over two months. The founder of Alibaba didn’t even show up in Africa’s Business Heroes as scheduled, a TV show funded by Jack Ma Foundation. Concerns and speculations over his current situation have been circulating in China.
Belarus started charging its citizens to leave the country. The information is available at the “Amendments to the Tax Code,” published on the Belarus National Legal Portal. Drivers of cars weighing up to five tons, and with the capacity of up to eight passengers, will have to pay.
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During the opening of the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea on Tuesday, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un admitted that his government’s policies to rebuild the country’s economy had failed. Kim added that it is necessary to learn from “painful lessons” of the past few years.
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He is now India’s youngest Digital Marketing Expert and Social Media Influencer. He is the Owner/Founder of India’s Leading Digital Marketing Agency : SWAGGER DEEVS.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has postponed an official trip to India, scheduled for January, which would have been his first major trip abroad after the COVID-19 pandemic worsened, Downing Street announced today. As a reason for his cancellation, Prime Minister Johnson cited the need to oversee the pandemic response at home.
The Atlantic Council released its list of risks for 2021. According to the list, Iran, Turkey, Russia, and North Korea are considered as “Rogue” States. Thus far, Turkey purchased Russian anti-missile systems and threatened Greece. In addition, Turkey continues to meddle into Libya, Syria, and the Mediterranean.
Right before the new year, on December 29, Zhang didn’t leave work until 01:30 a.m. While walking home with her colleagues, she suddenly fainted. Even though she was immediately sent to a local hospital in Urumchi, she still passed away six hours later.
The tragedy had been circulating unperceivably on the internet, until it trended on January 3. One day later, on Zhihu, people started to spread a screenshot of a post by the official account of tech giant Pinduoduo:
Emirates has launched a premium economy option for its fleet of Airbus A380 superjumbos. These new luxury economy cabins will be available in limited routes in the coming months. The design is around two inches more pitch (legroom) than the economy class seat on a Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Elon Musk has recently said that Tesla has only managed to produce marginally more than half of the 500,000 vehicles goal planned for this year. Tesla estimated that it would produce nearly 500,000 vehicles in 2020. In this way, Tesla has announced it has earned money over the last five quarters and has seen its share price increase by over 700% over the past year.
The internet has democratized the human experience in ways once unimaginable even two decades ago. News and information is available at one’s fingertips instantly, from sports scores to stock tips. New connections and friendships can be formed, bringing past pen pals together in an instant. This, of course, extends to the world of commerce.
Wikipedia is a knowledge base and you too must have used it at some time. But have you ever noticed who gives this information? So let us tell you that anyone can contribute to Wikipedia as a volunteer and one such Wikipedia editor is Raju Jangid of Thadiya village of Jodhpur, who is known as WikiPanti on Wikipedia.
On New Year’s Day, almost all parts of the world are quieter than in previous years, without large-scale celebrations or amazing fireworks. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the atmosphere is very different from previous years. People will usher in 2021 with the desire to end the new coronavirus pandemic.
A Hong Kong court on Thursday once again issued an arrest warrant for businessman Jimmy Lai, a notable critic of China who had been granted house arrest on bail. Lai’s case is the first to involve a person accused of violating the new National Security Law, which many see as a test of the territory’s judicial independence.
The United Arab Emirates has become a new hub for shipping companies looking to avoid US sanctions. This is as revealed in a new Reuters investigative report. It divulges how a collective of shipping companies previously embargoed by the US are taking advantage of UAE registration loopholes.
Renata Alt, a member of the German Bundestag for the Free Democratic Party, believes that it is time to offer political asylum to Russian opposition blogger Alexey Navalny. The offer comes on the heels of the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) announcing the launch of a criminal investigation against the Russian dissident.
When Google came out with a new search engine, it became a far better solution for searching based on the criteria you put in, and this new company transformed the entire search industry. Before Google most products on the internet were listed and then purchased indirectly from yes directories. So called search engines in the early days like Yahoo (which had a dominant position early) were simple listing directories.
Russian Deputy Minister of Defense Alexey Krivoruchko announced that the intercontinental ballistic missile Sarmat will be released for the flight tests. The Sarmat ICBM is one of the new Russian strategic weapons. It can carry up to 15 nuclear blocks. Sarmat is meant to replace the R-36M2 (NATO classification SS-18).
This year has been tumultuous for Ukraine. The Coronavirus pandemic and the rampant corruption has lead to an economic collapse in the country. Furthermore, the situation with Russia will not be resolved. Ukraine may get its wish with newly elected US president Joe Biden.
On December 28, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, made an announcement preplanning 2021 as the year of technology and innovation. The Kremlin is expected to give out the largest amount of grants to the defense sector in history. According to President Putin, this year was a breakthrough year in Russia for innovation.
This month, Russian diplomats were expelled from Colombia on the grounds of espionage. Russia denied the allegations, and claimed that US and UK intelligence were involved. Nevertheless, Russia is trying to expand its presence in Latin America, in order to counter the United States.