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Erika has been writing stories since high school as a campus journalist to college. After pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, she was employed in a local newspaper, radio station, and finally in this esteemed organization wherein she embarks on investigative reports. I believe in Writing the wrongs. for new submissions, email me directly ejohnson@prioritysuntimes.com

Xi Jinping’s Diplomatic Nuance: Two-State Solution and Humanitarian Aid Amid Gaza...

Chinese President Xi Jinping's address at the Brics summit unveils a nuanced diplomatic approach to the Gaza conflict. Explore Xi's emphasis on a two-state solution, substantial humanitarian aid, and China's unique stance in the complex geopolitical landscape. Gain insights into the implications of Xi's diplomatic nuance on international relations.

Unveiling Russia’s Military Challenges: A Deep Dive into Expert Perspectives

August 10, 2023 Recent developments on the military front have thrust Russia into the spotlight, as reports of setbacks and challenges have sparked a public...

Rising Tensions: Chinese Naval and Air Forces Approach Taiwan’s Borders

August 10, 2023 TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Emerging regional dynamics see Taiwan's security situation intensify as China's naval and air forces venture closer to the...

President Biden’s Role in Alleged Hunter Biden Scandals

July 26, 2023 Unraveling the Complex Threads: President Biden's Alleged Role in Hunter Biden's Scandals Amid the current landscape, a fresh perspective is warranted, unveiling the...

Pakistan Economic Survey 2022/23: Challenges, Growth, and Government Commitment

The Pakistan Economic Survey 2022/23 sheds light on the challenges encountered by Pakistan's economy and the notable growth witnessed throughout the fiscal year. Discover...

Massive Fraud Uncovered in YNH Property’s Phony Joint Venture Deal

YNH Property Bhd, a Malaysian property developer, is at the center of a RM20 million embezzlement scandal involving employees and related parties. The phony Joint Venture deal with Genius More Sdn Bhd raises questions about regulatory compliance, tax evasion, and fraudulent misappropriation of public funds. This is just one of many stories revealing suspicious money flows within the company.

Malaysia attracts RM264.6bil approved investments in 2022, 2nd largest ever recorded:...

KUALA LUMPUR: In 2022, Malaysia will have approved RM264.6 billion worth of investments. With the services sector taking the lion's share of the market,...

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific flags up to US$893.77 million loss in...

HONG Kong:Despite predicting a loss of between HK$6.40 billion (US$817.18 million) and HK$7.00 billion for the fiscal year 2022, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. underlined...

YNH Property BHD Minority Shareholders Defrauded

YNH Property Bhd minority shareholders face deceit as controlling shareholders execute fraudulent transactions with the YU Syndicate. Unravel the complex web of related-party dealings and their impact on shareholders' value.

RM Billions Evaporate for imaginary YNH Property business deals

Discover how the YU Syndicate, led by YU KUAN CHON and YU KUAN HUAT, allegedly uses YNH Property and Rapid Synergy to create imaginary business deals, defrauding minority shareholders and lenders with their long-term deceptive practices.

IBM partners with new chipmaker Rapidus to make up lost ground

TOKYO: IBM Corp. claims that it is collaborating with Rapidus a recently established chipmaker sponsored by the Japanese government. To assist it to produce...

EU eyes Russian officials, banks, industry for sanctions

BRUSSELS: As part of a fresh wave of sanctions meant to increase pressure on Moscow over its involvement in the crisis in Ukraine. The...

Budget 2023 will be among the focus for the 15th Malaysian...

KUALA LUMPUR: Before Budget 2023, the first topic to be debate in the Parliament session will be important. The parliment debate under Prime Minister Datuk...

Boustead Plantations expects continued volatility in palm oil prices

KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd stated that due to high stock levels in Malaysia and Indonesia, palm oil prices are projected to be highly...

Ambank Aids SMEs Via Strategic Partnership With PUMM

AmBank has entered into a two-year strategic partnership with Persatuan Usahawan Maju Malaysian (PUMM). Which will pave the way for AmBank to work with...

Hong Kong once again ranked as world’s freest economy

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Thursday welcomed the Fraser Institute’s recognition of the territory as the world’s freest economy. In...

Bursa Malaysia snaps losing streak, ringgit weakens to 4.5028

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia finished higher on Wednesday in the absence of market-moving factors. While the ringgit weakened to a 24-year low against the...

SK Hynix to invest US$11bil in new South Korea chip plant

SEOUL: SK Hynix Inc, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, said it will invest 15 trillion won ($10.9 billion) over the next five years...

Indonesia hikes fuel prices by 30%, cuts energy subsidies

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Fuel prices increased by about 30% across Indonesia on Saturday. After the government reduced some of the costly subsidies that have kept...

EcoWorld in end-financing tie-up with Public Bank

PETALING JAYA: Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Public Bank Bhd to offer a special end-financing...

Malaysia attracts RM123.3 billion worth of approved investments for Jan-June 2022...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has attracted RM123.3 billion (US$28.0 billion) worth of approved investments in the manufacturing, services, and primary sectors involving 1,714 projects from...

Finland, Sweden move ahead toward possible NATO membership

HELSINKI Finland: European Union nations Finland and Sweden reached important stages. On their way to possible NATO membership. As the Finnish government issued a...

Biden waiving the ethanol rule in a bid to lower gasoline...

MENLO, Iowa USA: With inflation at a 40-year high, President Joe Biden journeyed to corn-rich Iowa on Tuesday. To announce a modest step aimed...

Hundreds Of thousands hit Pakistani streets to protest Imran Khan’s ouster

Pakistan: Huge rallies were held in cities across the South Asian country in favor of the ex-premier and against "foreign interference." A day after...

S&P downgrade indicates Russia headed for historic default

BOSTON USA: The credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded its assessment of Russia’s ability to repay foreign debt. Signaling rising prospects that...

SpaceX launches 3 visitors to the space station for $55M each

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida USA: SpaceX launched three rich businessmen and their astronaut escorts to the International Space Station on Friday. For more than a...

Europe agrees to ban Russian coal but struggles with oil, gas

The European Union nations have agreed to ban Russian coal the first sanctions on the vital energy industry over the war in Ukraine. But...

Germany seeks to boost renewable energy and cut Russian imports.

BERLIN Germany: The German government unveiled a major package of reforms. To boost the production of renewable power, and meet its climate goals. And...

The US hits Russia with ‘war crimes’ sanctions, Europe following.

WASHINGTON USA: The U.S. rolled out a new wave of financial sanctions on Wednesday against Russia. That President Joe Biden said would place a...

Guyana OKs Exxon’s $10B Yellowtail offshore oil project.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana: Guyana’s government has granted permission for U.S. supermajor ExxonMobil to develop a fourth offshore oil and gas field. The company said it...

WHO says 99% of the world’s population breathes poor-quality air.

GENEVA Switzerland: The U.N. health agency says nearly everybody in the world breathes air that doesn’t meet its standards for air quality. Calling for...

Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports and urges the EU to...

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania says it has cut itself off entirely from gas imports from Russia. Apparently becoming the first of the European Union’s 27...

Fire and Rain: West to get more one-two extreme climate hits.

The one-two punch of nasty wildfires followed by heavy downpours triggering flooding and mudslides will strike the U.S. West far more often in a...

European inflation soars to a record 7.5% on fuel, food costs.

LONDON: Inflation in Europe soared to another record, according to new EU figures released in a fresh sign. That rising energy prices fueled by...

Cyberattack in Ukraine war affected thousands across Europe.

A cyberattack targeting a satellite network used by Ukraine’s government and military agencies shortly after Russia’s invasion also knocked offline tens of thousands of...

Activists stage global climate protest, slam Ukraine war.

Berlin Germany: Climate activists staged the 10th series of worldwide protests. To demand that leaders take stronger action against global warming. With some linking...

The US, EU sign data transfer deal to ease privacy concerns

BRUSSELS: The European Union and the United States made a breakthrough in their years-long battle over the privacy of data. That flows across the...

Biden pledges new Ukraine aid warns Russia on chemical weapons.

BRUSSELS Belgium: President Joe Biden and Western allies pledged new sanctions and humanitarian aid. In response to Vladimir Putin’s assault on Ukraine. But their...

The U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine invasion.

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday imposed fresh sanctions on Russia. Targeting dozens of Russian defense companies. Hundreds of members of its parliament, and...

Russian stock market, crushed by war, will partially reopen

NEW YORK USA: Russia plans to reopen its stock market for limited trading. Nearly one month after shares plunged and the exchange was shut...

Putin wants ‘unfriendly countries’ to pay rubles for gas.

MOSCOW Russia: President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia will demand that “unfriendly″ countries pay for Russian natural gas exports only in rubles from now...

UK inflation hits a 30-year high of 6.2% as Sunak readies...

LONDON UK: British inflation shot up faster than expected last month to hit a new 30-year high. Worsening a historic squeeze on household finances...

‘No mercy’: Mariupol bombing compared to Nazi war crimes.

MEDYKA, Poland: The president of Poland compared Russia’s attacks on Ukraine to Nazi forces during World War II. Saying that besieged Mariupol looks like...

Ukraine war imperils wheat, but farmers are in no rush to...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Worldwide, farmers like are weighing whether to change their planting patterns and grow more wheat this spring. As the war...

New rules for companies on climate risks proposed by SEC.

WASHINGTON USA: Companies would be required to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions they produce. And how climate risk affects their business under new rules...

Zelenskyy evokes Holocaust as he appeals to Israel for aid.

JERUSALEM Israel: Ukraine’s president called on Israel to take a stronger stand against Russia. Delivering an emotional appeal that compared Russia’s invasion of his...

High energy costs trigger unrest in parts of Europe.

MADRID Spain: High energy costs are stoking unrest in parts of Europe, with Spain deploying more than 23,000 police officers in cars and helicopters....

UK regulator revokes license of Russia-backed broadcaster RT.

LONDON UK: Britain’s communications regulator revoked the license of the state-funded Russian broadcaster RT amid concern that its coverage of the war in Ukraine...

Intel unveils $88B chipmaking expansion plan for Europe.

LONDON UK: U.S. chipmaker Intel unveiled plans on Tuesday to invest up to 80 billion euros ($88 billion) across Europe. As part of an...

Asian shares rise ahead of Fed decision on rate hike

TOKYO Japan: Asian shares rose as investors awaited a widely anticipated decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve on interest rate policy. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225...

White House: Biden will travel to Europe for Ukraine talks.

WASHINGTON USA: — President Joe Biden will travel to Europe next week for face-to-face talks with European leaders about the Russian invasion of Ukraine,...

Asia stocks extend losses as Ukraine war, China’s Covid-19 surge hit...

SYDNEY: Asian stocks were in the red on Tuesday as surging COVID-19 cases in China hit the confidence of investors. Who is already worried...

EU and UK hit Russia with wider sanctions that target luxury

BRUSSELS Belgium: EU and UK hit Russia with more sanctions this time victim is Pure-bred horses, truffles, a soccer club owner, and a media...

Refugee exodus reaches 2.8 million as Russian strikes hit west Ukraine

KRAKOW, Poland/ISACCEA, Romania: Thousands of people crossed into eastern Europe after Russia attacked a Ukrainian base near the border with NATO-member Poland. The number of...

UN: War in Ukraine to hurt poor nations importing grain.

ROME: U.N. food agency warned that Poorer countries in northern Africa, Asia, and the Middle East risk suffering significant food insecurity because of Russia’s...

World Bank official says war-driven oil price hikes to slash growth...

WASHINGTON: Persistent high oil prices prompted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could cut a full percentage point off the growth of large oil-importing developing...

Russia-Ukraine war in the world’s ‘breadbasket’ threatens food supply.

BARCELONA, Spain: The Russian tanks and missiles besieging Ukraine are threatening the food supply and livelihoods of people in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Who...

Cloth face masks can reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2: new study

A literature review coordinated by Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and McMaster University in Canada demonstrates that cloth face masks provide clinically useful levels of...

Evidence shows cloth masks may help against COVID-19

The evidence shows that cloth masks, particularly those with several layers of cotton cloth, block droplet and aerosol contamination of the environment, which may...

How Effective is Our Cloth Mask?

Most people understand there is a benefit to wearing a cloth mask to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus. But with so many mask types available, how do you choose the most effective type? Senior Editor Cary Sherburne digs into the latest research on this topic.

Google Merchant Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Google Ads policy updates

Google Merchant Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Google Ads policy updates At April 14, 2020 The impact of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is evolving every day and we are...

Which mask works best? We filmed people coughing and sneezing to...

Wearing a mask divides some Washingtonians along party lines—but the reason behind the mandate is strictly apolitical.

Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds

In the study, the use of surgical masks by sufferers significantly reduced the number of flu viruses detectable in droplets released through breathing and...

President Trump urges Americans to wear masks to contain the coronavirus...

After months of resistance to masks, President Donald Trump urged Americans to wear them to help contain the coronavirus outbreak that’s rapidly spreading throughout...

“Coronavirus is China’s fault,” say global officials

The uncontrollable spread of the coronavirus infections has resulted to a global shock, with stock markets tumbling, businesses shutting, supply chains closing, food and...
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