Tag: asia

Newsworthy – Jul 19th, 2019

Included in this week’s edition, U.S. manufacturing is moving out of China to other Asian countries, cutbacks on nuclear reactor inspections are being recommended, criminals are using “audio attacks” to steal money from corporations. These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – Aug 17th, 2018

Explosive urban population growth, plunging cryptocurrencies, inequality in Chicago, and a look into how carbs make us fat. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

Should the US Resume Oil Exports?

A fact that many people do not know is that the US has not exported crude oil since 1975, when Congress banned the act. The reason back then was that domestic reserves where becoming depleted due to the 1973 Arab embargo. But that was…

Is East Asia Stoking the Fire Towards Major Global Conflict?

    Conflict in East Asia, specifically between China and Japan, continues to escalate. A major focus of the conflict seems to be territorial disputes over a small chain of island, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese. Japan bought the the privately held islands…