Monthly Archives: June, 2022

EU, New Zealand fix free trade deal

A free trade deal between the European Union and New Zealand was finalized on Thursday. It may increase the flow of products and services...

Shanghai Disneyland theme park re-opens to visitors

Following a three-month hiatus, more than a thousand guests flocked to the Shanghai Disney Resort theme park on Thursday as face masks and social...

Covid border restrictions extended in Canada till Sept 30

The government of Canada announced on Wednesday that all current Covid-related border restrictions had been extended until at least September 30 of this year. Everyone...

Fuel purchases from dashboard—Apple plans car software

When the newest version of its CarPlay software launches this autumn, Apple Inc wants you to start buying petrol right from your dashboard. This...

Britain to spend 2.5% of GDP on defense

The British government has pledged to increase defense expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by the end of this decade in response to Russia's invasion...

BMW’s share buyback program to start with 2 bln euros

BMW (BMWG.DE), a German automaker, announced on Thursday that the start of a share repurchase program with a maximum volume of 2 billion euros...

US to provide $800 mln support to Ukraine for weapons

A confident Joe Biden announced $800 million in new weapons for Ukraine and declared that Washington would continue to support Kiev "for as long...

Militia responsible for 338 deaths in Oromiya, blames Ethiopia

The Prime Minister's spokeswoman said on Thursday that an attack earlier this month in the western part of Ethiopia's Oromiya region left about 340...

World face wheat shortage, Argentina farmers concerned about crop

The world is depending more than usual on growers like Juan Francisco Arregui in Argentina's breadbasket farmlands to meet a supply gap of the...

Mercedes set up plants to produce EVs

Mercedes-Benz is modifying its network of factories in order to produce a new line of high-end electric vehicles as it gets ready to make...

Amazon caps purchase on emergency contraceptive pills

Emergency contraceptive pill purchases are temporarily limited to three units per week, according to Amazon.com Inc., the business said on Tuesday. The action was taken...

US announces $55 mln more aid for Afghanistan

In reaction to an earthquake that occurred last week in a remote southeast area, the United States will give Afghanistan up to $55 million...

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‘Family badly affected’: Will Smith’s daughter Willow Smith on 2022 Oscars slap incident

In response to the controversy caused by her father Will Smith's slap row at the Oscars in 2022, singer Willow Smith broke her silence....

In Russia, Kia recalls 105,000 Rio cars

A probable airbag malfunction prompted Kia Corp.'s Russian unit to initiate a voluntary recall of more than 100,000 vehicles on Monday, according to a...

US: Democrats readies $430 billion bill on climate, drugs

A $430 billion climate change, healthcare, and tax measure that would help limit the carbon emissions that cause climate change and lower drug costs...

Covid quarantine stay reduced for travellers in Hong Kong

By reducing the COVID-19 hotel quarantine time for all arrivals from seven to three days, Hong Kong is taking another step toward gradually relaxing...