Wine, whiskey, cheese… Washington maintains its punitive taxes against the EU, to the chagrin of European exporters

US President Donald Trump at the White House, Thursday August 13, 2020. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP It is a 16-year-old commercial dispute that is not about to end. Indeed, the United States decided, Thursday, August 13, to maintain their punitive taxes against European products despite a gesture by Airbus which now claims to be in … Read more

Hong Kong elections postponed for a year, much to the chagrin of pro-democracy camp – rts.ch

The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong received another slap in the face on Friday. The legislative elections were postponed for a year because of the Covid-19, a decision that China deemed “necessary and reasonable”. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Friday the postponement of the parliamentary elections scheduled for September 6 in Hong … Read more