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Wars and Marvel TV shows lead vast Disney streaming lineup

Disney lifted the lid on three live-action Star Wars series for its much-hyped new televisionstreaming service Friday, including Ewan McGregor’s return as Obi-Wan Kenobi, as the company revealed a vast lineup for its Netflix rival. Previously unannounced series set in Marvel’s wildly popular superhero universe and a live-action “Lady and the Tramp” film were among […]

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German activists stage anti-racism protest ahead of key state polls

Thousands of civil society activists are to mount a march against hate and racism on Saturday in Dresden, a week before state elections when far-right party AfD is projectedto make huge gains. Under the banner “indivisible”, a broad coalition of artists, unionists and politicians will gather in the eastern German city to urge voters to […]

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro authorizes army to help fight Amazon fires

President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil’s armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests and threatens a huge trade deal. Plumes of thick smoke rose into the sky above dense forest in the northwestern state of Rondonia, where […]

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China to impose new tariffs on $75 bn of US imports

China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washington’s planned duty hikes, furtherintensifying the bruising trade war between the world’s top two economies. The punitive tariffs of 5 to 10 percent will apply to 5,078 items from the US, starting […]

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Martinez strike powers Atlanta to 1-0 MLS win over Orlando

Josef Martinez scored in a 12th straight game Friday to carry Atlanta United to a 1-0 Major League Soccer victory over Orlando City in Florida. Martinez extended the MLS record for goals in six career games against Orlando. Atlanta also beat Orlando this month in the US Open Cup semi-finals — their first competitive meeting outside […]

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Serena-Sharapova and Federer play Monday night at US Open

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will meet in Monday night’s first feature match at the US Open with 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer following them on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Schedules for the first two days of the year’s final Grand Slam were released Friday by the US Tennis Association following the completion of qualifying […]

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Amazon Joins Walmart in Saying Tesla Solar Panel Caught Fire

Walmart Inc. isn’t the only corporation that has seen its Tesla Inc. solar panels catch fire. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc. said a June 2018 blaze on the roof of one of its warehouses in Redlands, California, involved a solar panel system that Tesla’s SolarCity division had installed. The Seattle-based retail giant said by email that […]

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China Frees U.K. Consulate Staffer Held Amid Hong Kong Protests

China released a U.K. consulate staffer from Hong Kong who was detained on the mainland, a case that raised concerns Beijing was trying to warn the British government against meddling in its former colony. Simon Cheng, was set free on Saturday after being held in administrative detention for 15 days, police in the Chinese city […]

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《Democratic Shipbuilding》 Emphasis is placed on South Korean authorities to ponder the aftermath of the military confrontation

The South Korean authorities recently announced that it was the 2020-24 national defense medium plan. In relation to this, the South Korean authorities spent 271.12 billion dollars on the Defense Medium-Term Plan, which starts next year, an increase of 5.9.5% more than during the National Defense Plan. It said that it would decide to secure […]

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Supporting Chinese party and government measures to adhere to the “one country, two institutions” policy

The full-text commentary, published in the Labor News, is in support of the Chinese party and the government’s actions to adhere to the policy of “One Country, Two Institutions.” The situation is aggravating as the anti-law revision protests in Hong Kong, China, are spreading as a result of system rejection and opposition to the regime. […]