Trump Signs Pair Of Late Night Executive Orders Banning Communications With TikTok, WeChat Parent Companies

“The spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People’s Republic of China (China) continues to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States,” both orders read. (RELATED: TikTok Pledges To Fight Political Misinformation, Foreign Interference Ahead Of 2020 Election)

‘Come clean’ Spaniards demand, as hunt for ex-king continues

In June, Spain’s Supreme Court opened a preliminary probe into Juan Carlos’ involvement in a high-speed rail contract in Saudi Arabia, after Switzerland’s La Tribune de Geneve newspaper reported he had received $100 million from the late Saudi king over a multi-billion high-speed rail contract. Switzerland has also opened a probe.

Catalan parliament passes motion against monarchy

“We Catalans do not have a king and we do not want one,” Torra said. “What authority will we have to enforce the rules against corruption if we accept a royal family that escapes when they are investigated after taking millions and millions of euros in terrible business commissions?”

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 8

They can work on site, work from home, or work from anywhere the company considers safe and apply physical distancing guidelines. Furthermore, SCG and its subsidiaries realise that the health and safety of stakeholders are the most important aspect of having a good quality of life in times of COVID-19 pandemic, and so they continuously […]

Kyari, Nigeria’s oil industry in times like these

He explained: “Oilserv is a100 percent indigenous company currently employing more than 600 staff. With this new AKK development, it probably will go to between 1,500 and 2000 at the peak of the personnel matrix. “But the fact remains that we are ready. This is not the first project. We are commissioning the OB3 gas […]

Trump steps back from involving himself in Libya’s bloody civil war

Officials tell CNN that Bolton and others in his circle had convinced the White House that a bet on Haftar, who vows to root out Islamists who have taken hold of Libya in the post-Qaddafi era, was more promising than any State Department view, which one official described as “very much in the Turkey camp, […]

US Selectively Omits ‘Complicity’ in Libyan War While ‘Angling’ Against Russia, China in Africa

“You can’t talk about the complexity in Libya, like they would have us believe in Syria, and not talk about the United States being responsible for destroying a stable country that was actually very pan-Africanist and moving to actually consolidate the continent in a lot of ways,” Freeman said. “A lot of what the US […]

Insolvency ordinance may see 100-150 cases reopen

NEW DELHI: The ordinance to make several companies as well as some promoters ineligible to bid for ailing companies may result into reopening of 100-150 cases with insolvency professionals beginning to dispatch letters to bidders to disclose if they are facing action in various forums.“Insolvency professionals are asking bidders to declare that they do not […]

Essar Steel to supply 1 mt steel to Posco Steel India for Rs 5,000 crore

Posco Steel India has signed a memorandum of understanding with Essar Steel to buy 1 million tonne hot rolled products worth close to Rs 5,000 crore, a senior Posco executive said. The said volume of steel will be supplied to Posco Maharashtra that houses a 2 million tonne facility in the state, to manufacture value […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 8

Stronger measures were applied as directed by the Ministry of Transport and Hanoi People’s Committee. Ly Truong Son, director of My Dinh Bus Station said they had put up banners to raise public awareness about the outbreak, prepared handwash and asked staffs and passengers to wear face masks.