India-China Out-Build Each Other at Highly Disputed Himalayan Border, Constructs Roads, Rail Links
The territorial disputes along the Himalayan border between China and India continue as both sides build roads and rail links. Both sides' foreign ministry officials have said they are taking measures to ensure a calm and fruitful relationship between the two nations.
Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Triggered Immune Response in Monkeys
US biotech company Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine prevented the novel coronavirus from replicating in the noses and lungs of monkeys. This was crucial in preventing it from being transmitted to others.
Stimulus Check: Differences from First Round of $1200 Relief, Expanded Dependent Eligibility
The amount of the payments and the scope in terms of eligibility is similar in the Republicans' proposal as the first set of payments that were authorized by the CARES Act this spring. Senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, Janet Holtzblatt, stated that the difference is just on the little details.
Exploitative Chinese Fishing Vessels Occupy Galapagos Islands, Threatening Darwin's Refuge
One of the most notorious ravagers of the sea, the Chinese fishing vessels, are roaming around the Galapagos Islands. The Galapagos is one of the most unique places of endemic species that should be protected at all cost.
Kim Jong-Un Promises 'No More War On This Earth' Thanks to NoKor's Nuclear Weapons
The hermit state leader spoke to a group of veterans on the 67th anniversary of the armistice that effectively ended the Korean War, which is on July 27, Kim also shared in his speech that the nuclear weapons allowed their country to defend itself against any high pressure and war threats coming from imperialists and hostile forces.
Man Used Coronavirus Small Business Loans to Pay for Lamborghini, Jewelry, and Dating Sites
According to authorities, David Tyler Hines was provided almost $4 million in loans under a program for coronavirus small business loans amid the pandemic but used the funds for personal expenses.
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Fires Missiles Against Dummy US Aircraft Carrier
The Iranian took pot shots at a mockup US carrier to practice their shots, which demonstrates that they are ready to destroy one. Existing hostilities between the US and its policy of interference is rising amid these tensions.
European Union Sanctions China Over Hong Kong's New Security Law, Limits Export of Goods
Officials from the EU have announced their imposition of sanctions on China over its new security law in Hong Kong. The decision would limit the export of goods to the city including products Beijing could use for repression.
Internet Has Divided Reactions When US Consulate Closed, Flag Lowered in Chengdu
The closing of the US embassy has drawn mixed reactions from Americans who are divided about how they feel. Twitter posts mock the US that might be from CCP hecklers making a big thing.
Stimulus Package: GOP Proposes to Slash Unemployment Benefits from $600 to $200
On the proposal, it was stated that the $400 would be slashed from the $600 weekly benefit, which means that those who lost their jobs due to the pandemic will now only be receiving $200 weekly. This is also to prepare as the states enter the transition period in implementing the system which would provide the unemployed with 70% of their wage replacement.
Race to the COVID-19 Cure: Why is Hydroxychloroquine Trending Again?
Despite the scientific proof that the drug cannot cure COVID-19, hydroxychloroquine is once again making rounds in social media. The trend started after several videos that were published about the drug were widely shared on social media platforms Twitter and Facebook.
Italy Overwhelmed by Surge of Migrants, Holding Center Filled with 10 Times Its Capacity
Hundreds of immigrants have arrived in boats to Italy, most of them were carrying six to eight people. They were then sent to the “hotspot,” the holding center on the island, which now houses about 10 times its capacity since it is only designed to hold 100 people.
Ghislaine Maxwell's Attorneys Ask Judge to Stop Accusers From Posting Evidence Online
Attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell prefer that women who allege that Maxwell was their abuser to not post evidence online. They stated that the women should be subjected to the same secrecy rules as prosecutors and Maxwell’s defense lawyers.
UN Reports Less Afghan Civilian Deaths Reduced by 13% This Year
The UN statistics differed from the last year because it had lesser number of recorded deaths in civilians but more kilings for combatants.
South Korea Beefing Up With Aircraft Carrier to Counter Threats in the Region
As the tensions in the South China Sea gets worse, it is causing an arms buildup in the region. South Korea is getting a light carrier to bring into the fight as China expands its territory.