China’s international school sector is threatened by Covid and attacks

Parents who plan to send their children to the bilingual New Oriental Primary and Secondary School in Beijing next academic year must look elsewhere. Private education company New Oriental announced in March that it would close the school, one of hundreds of its kind set up across the country. cinema since the 1990s to offer mostly Chinese students foreign-style education. The new rules forbid companies from financially supporting such schools, according to New Oriental. The closure is a symptom of broader problems in China’s private international sector education sector, which has been hit hard by regulatory shocks and harsh policies

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Former Trump adviser Navarro charged with contempt of Congress in January 6 investigation by Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Former White House Adviser Peter Navarro leaves the West Wing carrying a poster alleging irregular voting at the White House in Washington, USA, January 15, 2021. REUTERS / Erin Scott // File Photo 2/2 Authors: Doina Chiacu and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Peter Navarro, a former chief adviser to former President Donald Trump, has been accused of contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with a House of Representatives committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. A federal grand jury has accused Navarre of one count, including refusing to appear

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Joe Biden appeals to Congress to ‘meet the moment’ on gun control

Joe Biden called on Congress to “finally do something” to tighten U.S. gun laws, such as banning assault weapons or raising the age at which they can be purchased, to prevent “ordinary places” in the country from becoming “fields of death.” . Biden he spoke from the White House Thursday night in a rare address in prime time after postponing an earlier planned trip to his Delaware beach house for several hours. His appeal followed three deadly high-profile shootings across the United States in recent weeks, in supermarket in Buffalo, New York, an Uvalde Elementary School, Texas, and a hospital

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Saudi Arabia will increase oil production if Russian production falls under sanctions – FT By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Overview of Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura Oil Refinery and Saudi Arabia Oil Terminal on May 21, 2018 REUTERS / Ahmed Jadallah / File Photo (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is ready to increase its oil production if Russian production falls significantly due to Western sanctions imposed on it, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing sources. The current increase in production from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates was discussed, which could be announced at the OPEC + meeting on Thursday, according to the report https://www.ft.com/content/cf18ce69-e46a-4802- 9058-1340c5a2c94d , citing a diplomatic source. OPEC + consists of

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Janet Yellen admits she was “wrong” about the threat of inflation

Janet Yellen, the U.S. Treasury Department, admitted she was “wrong” last year about the threat posed by rising inflation, while insisting that the Joe Biden administration quickly turned its attention to taming rising prices. “I think I was wrong then about the way inflation would go,” Yellen told CNN on Tuesday, in a rare admission of error by a senior U.S. official. “There were unexpected and big shocks in the economy that increased energy and food prices and supply bottlenecks that badly affected our economy which I did not – at that time – fully understand, but now we recognize,”

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Japanese factory production is declining in April, which is a worrying sign for the economy. Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Worker Rides Bicycle Near Factory in Keihin Industrial Zone, Kawasaki, Japan, February 28, 2017. REUTERS / Issei Kato Daniel Leussink and Canterbury TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese factories saw a sharp drop in production in April as China’s COVID-19 blockade and wider supply disruptions took a heavy toll on manufacturers, clouding prospects for a trade-dependent economy. Separate data shows that retail sales grew the most in almost a year as consumers boosted spending after the government eased pandemic measures, withstanding the pressure of wider price rises that threaten to threaten demand. Factory production fell 1.3% in April

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Populist Hernández to face leftist Peter in Colombia’s run-off

Populist businessman Rodolfo Hernández secured a strong second place in Colombia’s presidential election on Sunday, successfully winning a second round next month against former left-wing guerrilla Gustavo Peter. With the most results, Hernández, an outspoken populist compared to former US President Donald Trump, won about 28 percent of the vote, defeating more established center-right candidate Federico Gutiérrez, who was third with 24 percent. Petro won by more than 40 percent of the vote, but given that a majority of Gutiérrez supporters are likely to support Hernández in the second round, the leftist leader lost his job to win the presidency.

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Russia is attacking eastern cities in an attempt to encircle Ukrainian forces, writes Reuters

6/6 © Reuters. The view shows apartment buildings damaged during the conflict between Ukraine and Russia in the city of Popasna in the Luhansk region, Ukraine, May 27, 2022. REUTERS / Alexander Ermochenko 2/6 Max Hunder and Conor Humphries KIEV (Reuters) – Russian forces stepped up their attack on the Ukrainian city of Sierodonetsk on Saturday after claiming they had occupied a nearby Lyman railway hub, while Kiev has stepped up calls for long-range weapons from the West to help fight Donbass. . The slow, solid Russian progress in recent days points to a subtle change in the momentum of

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‘It’s a victory for China’: UN envoy struggles to find truth in Xinjiang

Michelle Bachelet, the UN chief for human rights, put her reputation and the reputation of the 193-member organization on an investigation into Chinese crimes against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang. The former Chilean president, long considered a candidate for the first woman to head the UN, made a significant trip this week to the northwest China region, home to a million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. subjected to mass internmentsforced labor camps and re-education, as well as technology-based draconian surveillance and police persecution. However, despite her personal experiences of repression and a great reputation among his UN counterparts, hopes are vague

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BOJ Kuroda says inflation in Japan will remain around 2% for a year, Reuters reports

© Reuters. Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ) Haruhiko Kuroda, speaking during an interview with Reuters in Washington, USA, October 19, 2019. REUTERS / Carlos Jasso / Files TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday that core consumer inflation in the country is likely to remain around the central bank’s 2% target in the next 12 months unless energy prices fall sharply. But he told parliament that prices are unlikely to rise “sustainably and stably” unless accompanied by wage increases, suggesting that only a recent rise in inflation would not lead to an

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