Tajikistan and Ukraine Officials Discuss Bilateral Ties

Top Ukraine and Tajikistan officials on Monday agreed on enhancing bilateral ties on various issues, said a statement by the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service. Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Dmytro Senik and Tajikistan’s Ambassador to Ukraine Davlatali Nazrizoda agreed to …

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North Korea Reportedly has $1.7b worth of Crypto from Hacked Accounts

North Korea is reportedly in possession of $1.7b worth of Crypto that was stolen during recent exchange hacks and has not yet liquidated them to allegedly gain profit. “Considering the fact that the price of bitcoin (BTC) has risen more …

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26 Percent of Kuwaitis Paid a Bribe in Government Offices: Report

A survey conducted by the Kuwait’s Anti-corruption Authority (Nazaha) revealed that more than a quarter of Kuwaiti people have been asked to give a bribe in order to process their government transactions. Another 92 percent of the participants had expressed …

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House Oks $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

The US Senate has passed an almost $1 trillion public-works bill and was passed to President Joe Biden’s desk. The bill was passed by a bipartisan 228-to-206 vote after almost 7 hours.  “Tonight, we took a monumental step forward as …

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U.S. House Passes Bill to Fund Government Through Feb. 18, Sends it to Senate to Avoid Government Shutdown

The United States House of Representatives approved on Dec. 2 a short-term government funding bill as Congress tries to prevent a shutdown before the Dec. 3 deadline. The House passed the legislation with a vote of 221 to 212 — …

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US Commerce Chief to Propose Chip Manufacturing Fund

United States Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Monday will urge Congress to approve a $52 billion budget for semiconductor manufacturing during a visit in Michigan. Raimondo will visit a United Auto Workers (UAW) local union hall to meet with Michigan …

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U.S. President Joe Biden Nominates Shalanda Young, Nani Coloretti to Lead White House Budget Office

United States President Joe Biden has nominated Shalanda Young and Nani Coloretti, two “history-making” women of color, to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In a video announcement on Nov. 24, Biden said that he has …

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