Najib Claims US$681m was a “Donation” from Saudi Royal Family

Najib Claims US$681m was a “Donation” from Saudi Royal Family

Najib Claims US$681m was a “Donation” from Saudi Royal Najib has consistently denied any wrongdoing related to 1MDB since the scandal erupted in 2015, but he replaced an attorney-general and several MACC officers to shut down an investigation. Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters to have his statement […]

Travel Warning: Gold Coast No Longer Safe for Women

Travel Warning: Gold Coast No Longer Safe for Women

Travel Warning: Gold Coast No Longer Safe for Women Sexual Assaults in Australia are on the rise and the Gold Coast is reporting a horrifying trend, the Judiciary are weak in Australia and many immigrant/refugee sex offenders are not even sentenced. The answer from the police is women must change their behavior? Seems so, women […]

Germany at Fault in Terrorist Immigration

Germany at Fault in Terrorist Immigration

German migration authorities have widened their probe into asylum application fraud and are now investigating 10 additional field offices on suspicion of granting refugees permissions to stay in the country without proper grounds. On Friday, the German Federal Office for Migration and Asylum (BAMF) announced that it would review some 18,000 refugee cases in the […]

What is America Doing in Iraq?

What is America Doing in Iraq?

What is America Doing in Iraq? After spending billions of dollars to “liberate Iraq” the Americans are still there but in control of nothing, what was the point of the invasion?, why are they still there? Clearly it is time America wins this war, or accepts defeat and leaves. Politically America has encourage extremism within […]

Google is Taking Control of What is News

Google is Taking Control of What is News

For its updated news application, Google is doubling down on the use of artificial intelligence as part of an effort to weed our disinformation and help users get viewpoints beyond their own “filter bubble.” Google chief Sundar Pichai, who unveiled the updated Google News earlier this month, said the app now “surfaces the news you […]

There is No USA China Trade War

There is No USA China Trade War

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy and Vice Premier Liu He said here Saturday that China and the United States have reached consensuses on economic and trade issues, pledging not to engage in a trade war. Liu arrived in Washington on Tuesday afternoon for economic and trade consultations with the U.S. side at the invitation […]

Another Euro Crisis Looms

Another Euro Crisis Looms

Capital investment in 24 of the EU’s 28 member states has fallen dramatically over the past ten years, according to data from statistical agency Eurostat. Investment decreased on average by 2.3 percent, falling to 20.1 percent of GDP last year. It stood at 22.4 percent from 2007 to 2017 period. Countries in Europe’s east and […]

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia has managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen at a “civilian area,” according to the Arab coalition. However, Houthi rebels claim that a Saudi military base was successfully targeted in the strike. Two ballistic missiles were fired from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, […]

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game”

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game”

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game” $BTC, $ETH, $CME, $CBOT The Big Qs are: How seriously should we take the rise of cryptocurrency? Is it a serious rival to traditional currency? Should businesses consider using cryptocurrency? What do they need to do to implement it? Is enough being done to educate individuals and businesses […]

EU to Evade US Sanctions on Iran

EU to Evade US Sanctions on Iran

The European Union will activate legislation banning the bloc’s companies from complying with US sanctions against Iran as soon as Friday, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. The law also does not recognize any court rulings enforcing penalties, which could be potentially introduced by the White House against European corporations doing business in the […]

OPEC and the Iran Deal

OPEC and the Iran Deal

Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry has played down the impact of the recent US decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal on OPEC, saying the organisation has been through a lot in the past, reflecting its resilience during geopolitical issues that arise on regional and international levels. “I don’t think this time […]

Malaysia: Expect Arrest of Najib within Days

Malaysia: Expect Arrest of Najib within Days

Police are still conducting search at the private residence of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Taman Duta. Several personal items such as handbags, clothes and gifts were seized from the home of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at his personal residence in Jalan Langgak Duta, Taman Duta here […]

UN Dumps USA, Backs Europe in Iran

UN Dumps USA, Backs Europe in Iran

The USA continues to be the major funder at the UN, but the UN is working hard against America. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (confirmed socialist) on Wednesday threw his weight behind the European Union (EU) in salvaging the landmark Iran nuclear deal. “We fully support the efforts the European Union is making in […]

Pompeo Agrees with Clinton: America is Always Right

Pompeo Agrees with Clinton: America is Always Right

Pompeo is far from the first American official to express a mistaken belief in the essential rightness or “exceptionalism” of the US. In a comment that she was widely mocked for, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said during her 2016 campaign that “America is great because America is good.” Clinton had made similar comments in […]

Philippines Develops Close Ties to China

Philippines Develops Close Ties to China

Philippines Develops Close Ties to China Chinese leader Xi Jinping once offered Rodrigo Duterte personal assurances his country “won’t go to the dogs,” the Philippines president said, noting that the former colony won’t become Washington’s “vassal” ever again. “’We will be there if you need us,’” Duterte said on Tuesday, recalling a conversation with the […]

Expo 2020 Connecting minds, Creating the Future

Expo 2020 Connecting minds, Creating the Future

Expo 2020 Dubai’s new World Majlis series is bringing together change-makers and aspiring leaders from around the globe to stimulate a powerful dialogue on how we can create a legacy of meaningful impact that reflects the World Expo’s theme of ‘Connecting minds, Creating the Future’. The World Majlis session, held at Manarat Al Saadiyat in […]

Dubai and the High-Tech Future of Trade

Industrial readiness in the trade sector and technology advancements could bridge the current $1.5tn trade finance gap, with potential to inject new growth in trade, according to a report on ‘The Future of Trade’ from DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Dubai government authority on commodities trade and enterprise. The research highlights the emerging […]

Area 2071 Dubai and the Future

Area 2071 Dubai and the Future

The Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said that ‘Area 2071’ is a bridge to the future, and a platform to implement the UAE’s model for future design; and reflects UAE Centennial 2071 objectives for a better life for future generations with […]

Putin Points Russia Toward Success

Putin Points Russia Toward Success

While the names of the ministers inside the new Russian government are yet to be announced, its structure will undergo subtle but potentially impactful transformations, after a decree was signed by Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. The Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications, which oversees not only data technology, but also the mass media in Russia, […]

Gold is a Buy

Gold is a Buy

Against growing crude prices gold is significantly cheap and presents a good buying opportunity, according to Leigh Goehring, managing partner at New York-based firm Goehring & Rozencwajg Associates. The analyst compared the current situation to the one gold and oil markets experienced 20 years ago. “Back in the first quarter of 1999 oil was $11 […]

USA are Not the World’s Crypto-Currency Regulator

USA are Not the World’s Crypto-Currency Regulator

The world’s first state-backed digital currency ‘el petro’ launched by Venezuela this year to circumvent US sanctions is reportedly getting help from a Russian bank. According to Associated Press, Russia’s Evrofinance Mosnarbank has become the first international financial institution so far willing to back the petro after US authorities warned potential investors over related risks. […]

American Regime Change has Failed Everywhere

American Regime Change has Failed Everywhere

In the new RT documentary Coups R US, prominent American journalist Stephen Kinzer examines the rationale and impact of Washington’s interventions, from complacent colonialism in Hawaii to regime change in Libya. “There are three stages. In the first one, the government that we don’t like shows bad faith by bothering an American company. Then we […]

Travel Warning: Another Terror Attack in Indonesia

Travel Warning: Another Terror Attack in Indonesia Tourists and Visitors should think twice before traveling to Indonesia, especially Bali as a wave of terror attacks have swept the country. Indonesian police have shot dead four men armed with swords after they attacked a police station on the island of Sumatra. One policeman was reported killed […]

AirAsia May Not Survive Tony Fernandes Politics

AirAsia May Not Survive Tony Fernandes Politics

AirAsia May Not Survive Tony Fernandes Politics AirAsia Group Bhd looks set to sink well below the RM3 mark and may well trade in the RM1 to RM2 range long term, it is widely expected that links between the Company and ousted Malaysian Prime Minister will be investigated vigorously. Najib has faced not only a […]

Terrorists Fail to Stop the Opening of US Embassy in Israel

Terrorists Fail to Stop the Opening of US Embassy in Israel

Terrorists Fail to Stop the Opening of US Embassy in Israel The White House has accused Hamas of “gruesome propaganda” after Israeli forces killed over 50 Palestinians on the border between Gaza and Israel, as the US celebrated the transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem. This is a “gruesome and unfortunate propaganda attempt” on part […]

North Korea May Open for Business

North Korea May Open for Business

A number of firms are making inquiries about the now-shuttered joint industrial complex in North Korea’s border city of Kaesong, industry sources said Sunday, as the two Koreas move to implement a set of agreements signed during their leaders’ historic summit last month. According to the insiders from a private task force representing South Korean […]

US North Korean Summit

US North Korean Summit

A delegation of North Korean officials visited China on Monday in what appears to be a trip aimed at discussing follow-up measures to a recent summit between their leaders and cooperation on the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit talks, sources said. A group of officials, including Ryu Myong-son, department director of the Central Committee of the […]

Socialism Set to Destroy Mexico

Socialism Set to Destroy Mexico

The fiery leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks increasingly hard to beat in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election — drawing dire warnings from some in the business community that he would wreck Latin America’s second-largest economy. The trillion-dollar question facing Mexicans as they prepare to cast their ballots on July 1 is: would he? The sharp-tongued, […]

Najib Faces Jail in Malaysia

Najib Faces Jail in Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad moved swiftly against predecessor Najib Razak just days after his shock election win, banning him from leaving the country and planning to reopen a probe into a multibillion dollar scandal at a state fund that Najib helped set up. Even as a chastened Najib said he would support a smooth […]

AirAsia Downgraded: Fernandes Support of Najib Will have Consequences

AirAsia Downgraded: Fernandes Support of Najib Will have Consequences

AirAsia Downgraded: Fernandes Support of Najib Will have Consequences Ongoing investigations are possible as the relationship between AirAsia, Najib and the Government will come under scrutiny in coming months. The Malaysian aviation regulator will investigate claims made by AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes that he had been “summoned” and told to cancel extra flights for last […]

Trump Will Create History in North Korea

Trump Will Create History in North Korea

The US will have to assure North Korea it won’t seek to undermine its leader Kim Jong-un, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has implied. That comes after years of slamming him as a dictator and squeezing his country with sanctions. With less than a month left before the hugely-anticipated talks between US President Donald Trump […]

Dubai Plans to be 10 Years ahead of other Leading Cities

Dubai Plans to be 10 Years ahead of other Leading Cities

In cooperation with Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) has developed two initiatives with the aim of placing Dubai 10 years ahead of other leading cities under Dubai 10X initiative. The first of them, ‘Dubai Blink’, is the world’s first B2B smart commerce platform while the second is the ‘Free Zone […]

War in Yemen to Intensify

War in Yemen to Intensify

Brigadier Abdul Salaam Al Shehi, Commander of Arab Coalition Forces in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, said that large-scale military operations have been launched today towards the Hodeidah city, building on the military momentum and advance achieved west of Taiz Governorate. Brigadier Al Shehi said that the forces are advancing towards the north in multiple fronts […]

A Lesson in Socialism: Venezuela

A Lesson in Socialism: Venezuela

How did Venezuela, once Latin America’s richest country, sink into ruin? As the country faces a presidential election Sunday, here are four key elements in the unravelling of its economy. – Oil boom brings dollars- The country with the largest oil reserves on the planet enjoyed more than a decade of abundance between 2004 and […]

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists The Chechen leader says France is responsible for the acts of Hassan Azimov, who was born in the Caucasian republic before moving as a child. Azimov was shot dead after stabbing five people and killing one in Paris on Saturday. “I think it important to note that the […]

Terrorist Attacks Continue in Indonesia

Terrorist Attacks Continue in Indonesia

Indonesia is under attack from Muslim extremists with the groups staging multiple attacks over several days. Tourists in Indonesia, especially Bali should take extreme caution as the country continues to loose control to fundamentalists. An explosion has hit a police station in Surabaya, Indonesia. It comes a day after coordinated suicide blasts at three churches […]

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, on Monday will inaugurate the first Ministry of Tolerance Forum, under the theme “Strengthening the Role of the Government as an Incubator for Tolerance”, with the participation of more than 120 government, intellectual and cultural leaders and […]

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reforms Impress Arab Youth

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reforms Impress Arab Youth

An expert panel discussed the findings of the 10th annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2018, released on Tuesday, underlining the importance of the insights gained from the study for the region’s governments, policymakers and business leaders. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director-General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, welcomed the […]

Travel Warning: Indonesia a Dangerous Place as Islamists Take Control

Travel Warning: Indonesia a Dangerous Place as Islamists Take Control

At least 11 people have been killed in three seemingly coordinated suicide bombings that hit churches in the second-largest city of Indonesia, police said. Dozens of people have been injured. “The victims are still being identified,” said East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera. Police say they have also secured a fourth, unexploded bomb at […]

Political Correctness Bred Extremism

Political Correctness Bred Extremism

Constantly prioritizing liberal values over national security in Europe has ultimately given a free hand to Islamic radicals, who sneak into the continent unhindered with little scrutiny, extremism expert Jennifer Breedon told RT. Breedon, an international criminal law attorney and expert in extremism studies, spoke to RT in the wake of the attack in Paris […]

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

The ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by China could become a great opportunity for the Gulf nations, according to Bahrain’s Minister for Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed. The Gulf region, which is a central location of the BRI, is a prime market for China and vice versa, he told the Gateway […]

France Ignored Terrorist Attacker, Macron Must take Blame

France Ignored Terrorist Attacker, Macron Must take Blame

France Ignored Terrorist Attacker, Macron Must take Blame The man who stabbed one person to death and injured several others in Paris was a French national who was born in Chechnya, local media report, adding that the assailant had been monitored for links to radical Islamists. Police found no documentation on the attacker, but investigators […]

Islamic Terror Attack on Christians in Indonesia

Islamic Terror Attack on Christians in Indonesia

Indonesia has become a dangerous place for Christians since a wave of fundamentalism swept Jakarta and an Islamist Mayor was installed to power. Travelers should avoid Indonesia including the resort Island of Bali, the scene of a massive attack killing over 200 before. Indonesian Police have confirmed that at least 10 people have been killed […]

Turkish Economy May Collapse

Turkish Economy May Collapse

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday declared that interest rates were the “mother and father of all evil”, a controversial comment that prompted a sharp loss in value of the Turkish lira and has raised questions about the future of the Turkish Economy. Erdogan, who is campaigning for snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June […]

China Reforms Continue

China Reforms Continue

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), called for coordinated efforts and orderly progress in the planning and implementation of institutional reform at the central and local levels to ensure complete victory in the area. Xi, also Chinese President, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, and head […]

As the EU Splinters, ECB’s Draghi Pleads for Currency Reform

As the EU Splinters, ECB’s Draghi Pleads for Currency Reform

As the EU Splinters, ECB’s Draghi Pleads for Currency Reform $EURUSD European Central Bank President Mario Draghi Friday called for greater central government interference in capital markets, stating his desire for a fiscal instrument that would alleviate crisis-driven stress on weaker countries. The Head of the European Central Bank (ECB) is urging political leaders to […]

Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad, 92, a former Malaysian prime minister who led the opposition to achieve a stunning victory in the general election, took the oath of office on Thursday night, becoming the world’s oldest government leader. Mahathir won the election after his coalition Pakatan Harapan secured 113 seats out of the 222 seats at the parliament’s […]

Sadiq Khan Destroying London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he has ordered an “intelligence-led” increase in the number of stop and searches, rowing back on his 2016 manifesto pledge to do everything in his power to keep the practice to a minimum. Speaking on Thursday to James O’Brien on LBC, the mayor admitted that there would be an increase […]

Trump will meet Kim in Singapore on June 12

Trump will meet Kim in Singapore on June 12

The US president and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un will finally sit down for a summit on June 12 in Singapore, Donald Trump has stated. The date and venue for the meeting has long been the subject of speculation. “We will both try to make it a very special moment for world peace,” Trump stated. Speculation […]

Australian Politics: The Truth about Clive Palmer

Australian Politics: The Truth about Clive Palmer

The Truth about Clive Palmer. Administrators confirm they refused Palmer’s offer to pay all bills and sacked 550 workers at Yabulu nickel refinery – destroying North Queensland’s economy In a move that saw North Queensland lose over 2,500 jobs and effectively destroyed the lives of many of the people living in Townsville, the former administrator […]

Oil is not a Buy

Oil is not a Buy

The price of crude oil has risen to an almost three-year high, following US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, as well as bullish US crude inventory numbers. Trump announced the return of a raft of sanctions against the Iranian regime within the next 180 days unless a new, […]

Asia Rejects Flawed Protectionism

Asia Rejects Flawed Protectionism

China, Japan and South Korea injected fresh confidence into global growth on Wednesday by reaffirming their commitment to economic globalization as well as trade and investment liberalization. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in made the pledge here at a trilateral meeting, giving a big boost for […]

The Potential of Blockchain

The Potential of Blockchain

Economists have been exploring people’s behavior for hundreds of years: how we make decisions, how we act individually and in groups, how we exchange value. They’ve studied the institutions that facilitate our trade, like legal systems, corporations, marketplaces. But there is a new, technological institution that will fundamentally change how we exchange value, and it’s […]

Trump Solves an Unsolvable Problem: North Korea

Trump Solves an Unsolvable Problem: North Korea

Trump Solves an Unsolvable Problem: North Korea The historic summit between the leaders of North and South Korea has whetted the former’s appetite for investments from the US, according to a South Korean official, as quoted by the Daily Express. After the two Koreas gave the go-ahead for a new era of peace, Chung-in Moon, […]

Malaysia Election, Opposition Celebrate Victory

Malaysia Election, Opposition Celebrate Victory

Dr Mahathir 92 the long time leader and now opposition leader said today he feels “very good and confident of winning” Malaysia’s 14th General Election after some five million people followed his final campaign message last night. Mahathir claimed that out of the five million people who followed his speech last night, his online live […]

The Trump Rally has Just Begun

The Trump Rally has Just Begun

Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S. throughout 2018, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in their Spring 2018 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Expectations for the remainder of 2018 continue to be positive in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors. These projections are part of the forecast issued by the Institute for Supply […]

Saudi Arabia Support Trump’s Iran Exit

Saudi Arabia Support Trump’s Iran Exit

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia supports and welcomes the steps announced by President Donald Trump regarding the United States’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The Kingdom also supports reinstating economic sanctions on the Iranian regime, which have been suspended under the nuclear deal. The Kingdom’s previous support for the nuclear deal concluded by Iran […]

Malaysian Election News

Malaysian Election News

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad found no time to rest on their final day of campaigning before the general election, both making live speeches on Tuesday night to appeal to Malaysian voters for support in a last-minute show-down. Najib, who is leading the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) to […]

Corporate Losers in Iran Deal

Corporate Losers in Iran Deal

US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear pact threatens new business for several big companies, including Boeing, Airbus and General Electric. The two aerospace giants were among the companies to receive US Treasury licenses to begin conducting business in Iran under strict oversight after sanctions were lifted in the 2015 accord. […]

North Korea Moves Closer to China

North Korea Moves Closer to China

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, met Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), in Dalian, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, on May 7-8. Wang […]

China Still Out-Trades USA

China Still Out-Trades USA

China’s surplus with the United States widened in April, underlining an imbalance between the economic titans as they struggle to reach an agreement on averting a potentially damaging trade war. The figures Tuesday will likely reinforce Washington’s determination after high-level talks in Beijing last week ended with both sides admitting there were big differences to […]

Liberals Attack Kanye West

Liberals Attack Kanye West

Kanye West is abandoning his black roots by embracing President Donald Trump and “white freedom,” says author, racist and activist Ta-Nehisi Coates, the latest liberal elite celebrity piling onto the rapper over his political views, views that are defended by the constitution. Views that are focused on Unity and are not part of the liberals […]

China and Indonesia Deal Helps ASEAN

China and Indonesia Deal Helps ASEAN

China and Indonesia Deal Helps ASEAN Ahead of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s official visit to Indonesia next week, experts said stable ties between the two major developing economies will also enhance China’s cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). In recent years, China and Indonesia have seen frequent high-level exchanges, enhancing political mutual […]

Philippine Economy a Growth Story

Philippine Economy a Growth Story

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reiterated its view that the Philippine economy will grow by an even faster clip in the years ahead on the back of rising manufacturing and other investments. Ramesh Subramaniam, ADB Director General for Southeast Asia, said rising labor productivity, as well as investments in manufacturing and technology are building […]

ASEAN Economy Update

ASEAN Economy Update

Asian partner countries have vowed to push back against protectionist measures that they warned could derail world economic recovery. “We… recognize the importance of resisting all forms of protectionism,” they said in a joint statement issued at the 21st Asean+3 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in Manila. Asean+3 refers to South-east Asia’s 10 […]

Banks Betting on Blockchain

Banks Betting on Blockchain

Blockchain, the cutting-edge technology behind virtual currencies like bitcoin, has the potential to play a disruptive role in the global finance sector, experts say, as banking behemoths seek to connect with its opportunities. While banks could reduce their costs, the gains could eventually shift to consumers who could benefit from quicker and cheaper services. “Any […]

Philippines’ Duterte Emerging as Asian Leader

Asian nations should pursue an independent foreign policy to achieve their own development goals, without mimicking the West or seeking its blessing, the Filipino leader has suggested to members of the Asian Pacific community. “Asia’s development experience shows us that it is futile to simply mimic the West,” Rodrigo Duterte told delegates at the closing […]

Another Major Attack in Syria

Powerful explosions have been heard in the countryside of Hama and Aleppo provinces, the Syrian state news agency reports. The state media says military bases there were hit by rockets launched by an unspecified enemy. The alleged attacks were reported by Syria’s Sana news agency on Sunday evening. Citing a military source, it said that […]

Macron Fails to Halt Radical Islam

Macron Fails to Halt Radical Islam

The mayor of a southern French town known in the media as the ‘Jihadi capital’ and ‘French Molenbeek’ has called upon the state to prevent the “radicalized Muslim community” from “flourishing” in Lunel. “I solemnly appeal to the state to prevent fundamentalist Islamic movements from flourishing freely in Lunel,” Mayor Claude Arnaud wrote in an […]

Trump Brings North Korea in from the Cold

Trump Brings North Korea in from the Cold

Trump Brings North Korea in from the Cold North Korea plans to close its nuclear weapons test site in May and give South Korean and US experts and the media access to the process, South Korea says. The closure was apparently decided upon when North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in […]

Deep State Wants War in Syria

Deep State Wants War in Syria Former Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich told RT’s Politicking that there are ‘deep state’ elements influencing US foreign policy, citing examples from the Trump, Obama, and Bush administrations. The current Ohio gubernatorial candidate claimed there are elements in the Pentagon, the State Department, and the CIA trying to influence the […]

Obama’s Lies About Russia Revealed

Obama’s Lies About Russia Revealed

The Russian economy has been resilient to external pressure and has resumed growing, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. He has invited former US President Barack Obama to see for himself. Medvedev recalled Obama’s 2015 words, when he said that the Russian economy was “isolated’ and “in tatters” because of the US-led Western sanctions. “Let him […]

James Clapper Admits to Leaking State Secrets to CNN

James Clapper Admits to Leaking State Secrets to CNN

James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence-turned CNN pundit, first denied and then admitted to discussing the anti-Trump ‘Steele dossier’ with a CNN journalist while in office, an intelligence report reveals. Neither Clapper nor CNN have been charged with any offenses. The 253-page US House Intelligence Committee report on the alleged Russian meddling in […]

Dear Hillary, It Wasn’t Russia

Dear Hillary, It Wasn’t Russia

Not Russia, but the divisive political climate in the US is to blame for the increasing polarization in society, analysts told RT after a House Intelligence Committee report claimed Moscow succeeded in sowing discord in the US. The 235-page declassified, but heavily redacted, final version of the report on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 […]

Sadiq Khan Lies About Safety in London

Sadiq Khan Lies About Safety in London

Sadiq Khan can be forgiven for his bias in calling the capital “the best city in the world,” but also calling it “one of the safest” while homicide rates spike comes across as either tone-deaf or outright untrue. Khan took to Twitter with a promotional video aimed at reducing knife crime amongst young Londoners and […]

America’s Violent Society

Body cam footage from three police officers involved in the shooting of a burglary suspect in Louisville reveals the 21-year old perpetrator was shot more than 20 times by three officers and a detective. Demonjhea Jordan of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died Tuesday from multiple gunshot wounds at the University of Louisville Hospital after he was shot […]

A New Round of Growth is Coming to China

A New Round of Growth is Coming to China

China has moved to support the issuance of rental properties-backed securities to help finance a burgeoning rental housing market, a crucial part of its planned policy package that aims to stabilize the real estate sector. The real estate investment trust (REIT), a means of property asset securitization, will be piloted for developers to raise funds, […]

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe Islamic State leaders who fled Syria are now conspiring with terrorist groups in Africa to use food as a recruitment tool and weapon to trigger another migrant crisis in Europe, the head of the UN World Food Program has warned. David Beasley said that Islamic State (IS, formerly […]

US Preparing in Invade Syria?

US Preparing in Invade Syria?

The United States will expand its role in Syria, Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said. The expansion comes in response to increased Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) offensives in the region. “Right now we are not withdrawing,” Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee. “We are continuing the fight, we are going to expand […]

Tax Cuts Power Up Economy in China

Tax Cuts Power Up Economy in China

China will make further tax cuts worth over 60 billion yuan (about 9.5 billion U.S. dollars) to drive innovation and entrepreneurship and boost the development of small and micro businesses, a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday. The move aims to reduce the cost for innovation and entrepreneurship, […]

Trump Winning in North Korea

Trump Winning in North Korea

Trump Winning in North Korea US President Donald Trump has praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and said he wants a meeting with him “as soon as possible.” Trump also called Kim “very honorable.” “We have been told directly that they would like to have the meeting as soon as possible, and we think that’s […]

Australian Politics: Malcolm Turnbull Protected Big Banks

Australian Politics: Malcolm Turnbull Protected Big Banks

Australian Politics: Malcolm Turnbull Protected Big Banks Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted that he was wrong to oppose a royal commission into the country’s finance sector. Turnbull and his senior colleagues spent two years arguing against an inquiry into Australia’s finance industry, saying it would undermine the economy. The prime minister caved under […]

UK Becoming Failed State

UK Becoming Failed State

The Tory government has rejected data suggesting its austerity policies have forced an unprecedented number of people to use food banks in the past year, dismissing the findings as “anecdotal evidence.” According to leading food-bank provider, Trussell Trust, more people than ever are using the facilities with hundreds of thousands failing to meet the cost […]

Syria: Strong Support for Assad with Syrians

Syria: Strong Support for Assad with Syrians

Most Syrians support their president and military, but the BBC presents Britons with a different, one-sided story, a British baroness and member of the House of Lords told RT, after returning from a trip to the war-torn country. Caroline Cox, a baroness and Life Peer in the House of Lords, recently returned from a tour […]

Media is Fabricating Russian Threat

Vladimir Putin, the bear-riding Bond villain, is listening into your inane conversations about picking up milk from the shop or who is shagging who in the office… or so the mainstream media would have you believe. According to sections of the British press – who, let’s be honest, don’t often get carried away like this […]

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault Obama started the Syrian crisis funding terrorists but unfortunately Trump has not made things any better. Russia called the strikes that the US, the UK, and France carried out in Syria a “blatant disregard of international law.” Moscow’s envoy to UN said the three countries could have stopped […]

China Keeps Investing at a Global Level

China Keeps Investing at a Global Level

China’s non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) continued to see double-digit growth in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Monday. Domestic investors made 25.5 billion U.S. dollars of non-financial ODI in 2,023 overseas enterprises in 140 countries and regions for January-March, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said. The figure was up 24.1 percent […]

Private Business Powers China

Private Business Powers China

The private sector has played a significant part in the long-term rapid development of the Chinese economy, the statistics authority has said. The number of private industrial businesses with annual turnover over 20 million yuan (3.18 million U.S. dollars) stood at 222,000 in 2017, up 17.5 percent from five years ago and accounting for 57.7 […]

Is Trump Listening to Macron, Let’s Hope Not

Is Trump Listening to Macron, Let’s Hope Not

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he convinced his US counterpart that it was “necessary” to keep American troops in Syria. The White House has since reiterated that the troops will go home “as quickly as possible.” In a lengthy interview with French media on Sunday, Macron said he was the reason that US President […]

Russia to Sanction USA

Russia to Sanction USA

Russian lawmakers have drafted a bill suspending cooperation with US companies in the nuclear, missile and aircraft-building spheres, as well as introducing restrictions on imports of alcohol and tobacco produced in the US. “The bill is about alcohol and tobacco products and about ceasing or suspending international cooperation in the nuclear sphere, rocket engine building […]

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

The massive missile strikes the US and allies conducted against Syria actually benefit terrorist groups, and prevented inspectors from proving if chemical weapons were used in Douma, international analysts told RT. Washington, London, and Paris used last week’s alleged chemical attack in Douma, near Damascus, as the pretext for an early morning missile attack on […]

Deep State Led to Attack on Syria

Deep State Led to Attack on Syria

Shortly after Trump announced strikes against Syria on Friday evening, the White House “assessed with confidence” that Damascus was behind the alleged gas attack in Douma – citing social media and “reliable intelligence.” “A large body of information indicates that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the Duma area of East Ghutah, near Damascus, […]

Trump Destroys Syria’s Peace Hopes

Trump Destroys Syria’s Peace Hopes

Damascus has come under attack by the US, France and the UK at a time when Syria is returning to peaceful life, after battling a terrorist aggression for years, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, as it condemned the attack. “First, the Syrian people was subjected to Arab Spring, then Islamic State [IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL], now […]

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