South Korea says to coordinate with US and Japan on North Korea sanctions

South Korea says to coordinate with US and Japan on North Korea sanctions

JAKARTA, Dec 13 (Reuters) – South Korea, Japan and the United States will coordinate sanctions and close loopholes in the international sanctions regime against North Korea, Seoul’s Korea envoy said on Tuesday. North. Kim Gunn, South Korea’s special representative for peace and security affairs on the Korean peninsula, said in a meeting with his American … Read more

Asia-Pacific equities, US CPI, inflation

Asia-Pacific equities, US CPI, inflation

Pedestrians cross a road in front of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Kiyoshi Ota | Bloomberg via Getty Images Asia-Pacific stocks opened in positive territory as investors anticipate a much-anticipated Federal Reserve meeting and US CPI data. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng … Read more

Oil rises on U.S. supply issues and hopes of Chinese demand returning

Oil rises on U.S. supply issues and hopes of Chinese demand returning

Keystone’s restart timeline is unclear; traders worry about supply crude inventories fell last week, commodities likely up Dec 13 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose for the second day on Tuesday as a key pipeline supplying the United States, the world’s biggest consumer of crude, remained closed and expectations eased COVID restrictions in China, the world’s … Read more

US consulted Japan and Netherlands on chip brakes to China -Sullivan

US consulted Japan and Netherlands on chip brakes to China -Sullivan

Dec 12 (Reuters) – The United States has been talking to partners, including Japan and the Netherlands, to tighten chip exports to China, House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Monday. White. Bloomberg News reported that the two countries had agreed in principle to join the US-led technology export controls. The Biden administration aims … Read more

Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the Bahamas at the request of the United States

Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the Bahamas at the request of the United States

Comment this story Comment Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, was arrested in the Bahamas on Monday after US prosecutors filed an indictment against him. “Bahamian authorities have arrested Samuel Bankman-Fried at the request of the U.S. government,” U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said in a statement. “We expect to unseal the indictment … Read more

US lawmaker Greene notices ‘slap in the face’ to police on January 6 – White House

US lawmaker Greene notices ‘slap in the face’ to police on January 6 – White House

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – The White House on Monday condemned the rhetoric of Republican U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, who said recently that if she had been in charge of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, she would would have succeeded and the assailants would have been armed. β€œIt is contrary … Read more

U.S. Secretary of Energy Hosts Roundtable on Battery Workforce Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Energy Hosts Roundtable on Battery Workforce Initiative

DEARBORN, MI β€” Today, U.S. Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm hosted a roundtable with federal and local government, industry, and labor leaders to officially launch the United States Workforce Initiative. the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Battery – an effort designed to lay the foundation to develop a modern U.S. workforce needed to support the growth … Read more

Mexico and the United States celebrate 200 years of bilateral relations

Mexico and the United States celebrate 200 years of bilateral relations

MEXICO CITY β€” Today marks the bicentennial of bilateral relations between the United States and Mexico. In honor of the ties that have united us for two centuries, the President’s Special Advisor for the Americas, Christopher Dodd, and the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, signed a Bicentennial Declaration of Friendship at the Secretaria … Read more

US fleet fuel efficiency stagnates in 2021 as Detroit Three lags behind

US fleet fuel efficiency stagnates in 2021 as Detroit Three lags behind

WASHINGTON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – The fuel efficiency of the U.S. new-vehicle fleet held steady in the 2021 model year as automakers sold more sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks than cars, while the Detroit Three lagged behind their overseas competitors. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Monday the actual fleetwide average was 25.4 miles … Read more