Beijing bristles at Biden’s “yes” to US military intervention if China invades Taiwan

A surprised and agitated Beijing on Monday denounced President Joe Biden’s assertion that the US would intervene militarily along with Japan if China invaded self-ruled Taiwan, which effectively jeopardizes Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitious plan of national integration. Taiwan’s integration with the Chinese mainland is the major political plank of Xi, 68, who is widely … Read more

Under fire over inflation, Biden nods to Fed and attacks Republicans

US President Joe Biden, under pressure to tame high inflation, sought to assure Americans on Tuesday that he understands what they are grappling with and that the Federal Reserve is working to resolve the top issue weighing on his administration. With a spike in inflation having pushed annual consumer prices more than 8% higher, the … Read more

Bid to seek additional $ 33 bn to help Ukraine against Russia

President Joe Biden will ask Congress for an additional $ 33 billion to help Ukraine fend off the Russian invasion, two administration officials said Thursday, a big boost in US.efforts to bolster Kyiv in an intensifying war that’s showing no signs of ending anytime soon. Biden’s latest proposal – which officials said was expected to … Read more

Yale professor is keeping tabs on companies still operating in Russia despite Ukraine invasion – and many are now pulling out

A Yale professor and his research team are keeping tabs on companies that are still operating in Russia in the wake of its invasion of neighboring Ukraine – and many have responded by announcing plans to withdraw. “‘In the days since we initially published our list, many of the “remain” companies have responded to public … Read more

Russian hacking threat pushes Senate action on cybersecurity bill

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Putin signs decree to prohibit leaving Russia with more than $ 10,000 in foreign currency

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a decree that prohibits taking more than $ 10,000 worth of foreign currency in cash and “monetary instruments” out of Russia. The move comes in response to the crippling sanctions Western nations have imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, which this week tanked the ruble RUBUSD, … Read more