Sunday, November 28, 2021

Joe Biden

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

The remote, 19.6 million-acre refuge is home to polar bears, caribou, snowy owls and other wildlife, including migrating birds from six continents.

The vaccine wars

Biden’s gesture of exporting more vaccines seems to emanate from anxiety over Russia’s ‘vaccine diplomacy’

China under pressure over probe into origins of COVID-19, scientists demand more clarity

Meanwhile, China has strongly rejected any suggestion that the virus was man-made, or connected to the Wuhan Institute of Virology, reported New York Times Post

US President Joe Biden calls love for K-pop ‘universal’

According to Variety, during the meeting, Jae-In and Biden talked about the volatile situation in North Korea and the denuclearisation of the peninsula, collaboration on vaccinations to prevent the deadly spread of COVID-19

Biden signs bill to address hate crimes against Asian-Americans

"The law will provide resources to create specialised hate crimes units that will also help states create hotlines for hate crimes at state and local levels that will be accessible for people with limited English proficiency, said the US President

SK Innovation, Ford to launch EV battery joint venture in US

The SK-Ford partnership is expected to be similar to what LG Energy has with another American automaker, General Motors, with the two jointly building battery factories in Ohio and Tennessee.

Biden signs executive order to prevent cyber-attacks in US

Admitting that the US is facing persistent and increasingly sophisticated malicious cyber campaigns that threaten the public sector, the private sector, and ultimately the American people's security and privacy

Joe Biden’s agenda: What can pass and what faces steep odds

Biden won an early victory in March when he signed the USD 1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package into law.

Joe Biden urges Congress to pass immigration reform

Biden said the Congress needs to pass legislation this year to finally secure protection for the Dreamers – the young people who have only known America as their home.

Climate crisis not America’s fight alone, but global one: Joe Biden

He said that the United States accounts for less than 15 per cent of carbon emissions while the rest of the world accounts for 85 per cent.

‘India was there for us and we will be there for them’: US President Biden

The urgent help announced by the White House ranged from oxygen supplies, raw materials for COVID-19 vaccines, critical life-saving drugs to PPEs.

Cuba without Castros

With the Castro era coming to a close after over six decades and the economy in a spin, will Cuba now sync with change?

Biden’s Afghan move is flawed

Complete exit from Afghanistan without ensuring real “enduring freedom” will mean a US failure

Joe Biden announces complete US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

The upcoming September 11 is the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that drew the United States into war in Afghanistan.

Samsung thanks Biden administration for chip supply meeting

Samsung was one of the 19 global firms and the only South Korean company that attended the White House's virtual meeting on Monday (local time), where Biden stressed a need to invest in the semiconductor industry

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