Venezuela’s socialist regime expelled an EU election observer mission

South America 12/03/21, 17:10

A group of electoral observers from the European Union (EU) was in Venezuela monitoring the controversial regional elections of Nov. 21. However, after reports indicating possible corruption cases by the government, the regime decided to expel the mission members without even arguing its decision.  Bloomberg reported that the observers were expelled ...

CEO arrested: World’s largest gambling hub closes VIP rooms in Macau

World 12/03/21, 15:16

Suncity Group Holdings, which operates the world's largest gambling hub in Macau, has closed its VIP gaming rooms in the territory after its CEO Alvin Chau was arrested, charged with accusations of money laundering and illegal cross-border gambling. Reuters reported that on Wednesday, Dec. 1, Suncity announced that its CEO had resigned ...

Stem cells used to create pre-embryonic models, researchers say

America 12/03/21, 03:29

According to the journal Nature on Thursday, Dec. 2, scientists employ human stem cells to produce a structure dubbed "blastoid" that can substitute true pre-embryonic in the lab. Blastoid is a blastocyst model, a sphere of cells that grows within a week of fertilization. It is around the size of a ...

China’s hidden debt: Tragic plight behind CCP’s economic growth model

Opinion 12/01/21, 16:56

The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) local debt level has officially set a new historical record, according to Vision Times. In Oct. 2021, local authorities' scale of new debt issuance surpassed $1.01 trillion, higher than the debt issuance level for the whole of 2020, reaching the highest level of monthly debt ...

Russian threat: Ukraine presses NATO to intervene

Europe 12/01/21, 15:47

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba urged the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to prepare a series of economic sanctions against Russia to deter a possible invasion by tens of thousands of Russian troops massed on the edge of its border. The relationship between Ukraine and Russia is at its most critical ...