China declares victory over absolute poverty nationwide, lifting 99 MILLION people from penury since 2012

The last nine impoverished counties in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou were removed from the country’s poverty list on Monday. The nation has thus ended absolute poverty one month before its self-imposed deadline. … Read More >China declares victory over absolute poverty nationwide, lifting 99 MILLION people from penury since 2012

US may hit more than 100 Chinese & Russian firms with trade restrictions over alleged military ties – report

The Trump administration is planning to designate 89 Chinese and 28 Russian entities as “military end-users,” restricting American companies from doing business with them, Reuters reported citing a draft document. … Read More >US may hit more than 100 Chinese & Russian firms with trade restrictions over alleged military ties – report

German pig farmers lose 1.5 billion euros as industry takes double hit from Covid-19 & swine fever

Germany’s pig farmers are sounding the alarm over a lack of government aid, saying that the very “existence” of the industry depends on it, after the coronavirus crisis and cases of swine fever slashed pork sales. … Read More >German pig farmers lose 1.5 billion euros as industry takes double hit from Covid-19 & swine fever

BRICS+ nations will have their own financial systems to avoid dollar & drunken sailors at printing presses – George Galloway

The current global financial system may face a “breakup” as fiat money has been discredited by the quantitative easing policies of central banks, former British MP George Galloway said in an interview with Max Keiser. … Read More >BRICS+ nations will have their own financial systems to avoid dollar & drunken sailors at printing presses – George Galloway