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SCANDAL DENTS IMF CHIEF’S IMAGE OF INTEGRITY – REPORT

Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva, whose tenure as head of the IMF remained uncertain Monday amid allegations of data tampering, is described as a respected economist with a strong background in international finance.The 68-year-old took the helm of the Washington-based crisis lender in October 2019 after Christine Lagarde departed to lead the European Central Bank.DCO Global News… Continue reading SCANDAL DENTS IMF CHIEF’S IMAGE OF INTEGRITY – REPORT

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CHINA FLIES MORE THAN 20 MILITARY AIRCRAFT INTO TAIWAN’S AIR DEFENSE ZONE

..Taiwan's Defense Ministry has said fighter jets were scrambled to warn off an estimated 25 Chinese military aircraft. The incursion comes as China celebrates its national day.The Taiwanese Defense Ministry on Friday said China flew 25 military aircraft into Taiwan's air defense zone, in what amounted to a large display of force on China's national… Continue reading CHINA FLIES MORE THAN 20 MILITARY AIRCRAFT INTO TAIWAN’S AIR DEFENSE ZONE

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CHINA CRACKS DOWN ON SHOWBIZ FOR ‘POLLUTING’ SOCIETY, YOUTHS

China ordered broadcasters on Thursday to shun artists with "incorrect political positions" and "effeminate" styles, and said a patriotic atmosphere needed to be cultivated, widening a crackdown on its booming entertainment industry. After years of runaway growth in the world's second largest economy, regulators have been to trying to strengthen control over Chinese society by… Continue reading CHINA CRACKS DOWN ON SHOWBIZ FOR ‘POLLUTING’ SOCIETY, YOUTHS

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CHINA BOLSTERS IT’S NUCLEAR OPTIONS WITH NEW BALLISTIC MISSILE SILOS IN A DESERT

...Satellite images of construction could fuel the debate over American nuclear modernization and the future of arms control negotiations.Researchers in the United States have identified the construction of 119 new international ballistic missile silos in a desert in northwestern China, indicating that the country is carrying out plans to strengthen its strategic nuclear capability.DCO Global… Continue reading CHINA BOLSTERS IT’S NUCLEAR OPTIONS WITH NEW BALLISTIC MISSILE SILOS IN A DESERT

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US CALLS CHINA ‘THUGGISH REGIME’ FOR TARGETING AMERICAN DIPLOMAT WHO MET HONG KONG PROTESTERS

A US official has described China as a “thuggish regime” for disclosing personal details about a US diplomat who met student leaders involved in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement.   The denunciation came as the US became the latest country to issue a travel alert to the territory on Thursday, and Hong Kong’s police force brought… Continue reading US CALLS CHINA ‘THUGGISH REGIME’ FOR TARGETING AMERICAN DIPLOMAT WHO MET HONG KONG PROTESTERS