Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Europe

The 2023 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, felt special since it was the first after the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak hit the world in 2020, which killed 6.74 million people. This year’s theme of “cooperation in a fragmented world” highlighted how countries would cope with the biggest issues such as the global recession and the Russia vs Ukraine war. […]
The global economic has seen a slowdown activity especially in past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries have issued stimulus measures, which included low interest rates and large-scale government spending, that led to an increase in the money supply and the potential of inflation. Supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic eventually prompted increasing costs for goods and […]
The diplomatic and economic relations between Indonesia and Russia and Ukraine is thriving until now. Russia’s invasion to Ukraine on February 24, 2022, has worsened the bilateral ties between both countries. However, it does not affect the diplomatic ties of the two countries and Indonesia. […]
Norwegian ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl docked at the Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta, on November 7, 2022, for its One Ocean Expedition in a sustainable future from a global perspective. The vessel is part of the Statsraad Lehmkuhl Foundation. The One Ocean Expedition kicked off in August 2021 and would last for 19 months. […]
According to the weekly Zeit, Germany’s counter-intelligence has been investigating two senior officials at the Ministry of Economic Affairs because Minister Robert Habeck suspects them of being Russian spies. The revelation was described as “explosive” and having the “makings of a political scandal” by the outlet. […]
Rising energy prices could lead to mass poverty in the EU, according to a professor at the University of Liege in Belgium, who spoke to the French news site Atlantico on Monday. Damien Ernst has warned that there are no signs that the situation will improve after this winter. […]
The program, dubbed the “Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment” (PGII), aims to mobilize $600 billion by 2027 in investments for infrastructure in developing countries with an emphasis on sustainable and secure development. Neither President Biden nor the White House fact sheet explicitly mentioned China by name. Yet, it is generally understood that the PGII aims to provide an alternative […]
The leaders of Western industrialized nations have acknowledged that isolating Russia economically for its invasion of Ukraine has significant adverse consequences for their economies, including dramatic increases in the prices of oil and natural gas. Europe faces potential shortages of natural gas this winter, as Russia restricts its supplies in retaliation for European support for Ukraine. U.S. and European political […]
The deadline for U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan is approaching fast, set for this May, despite high levels of violence. However, few believe the Biden administration will follow through, arguing that the Taliban has not held up its end of the deal to reduce violence. […]
After more than 40 years since the establishment of the Islamic Republic, no U.S. strategy has yet successfully addressed the broad range of threats posed by Iran. From the outset U.S.-Iran relations have been fraught with mistrust, animosity, threats, and occasional hostilities, interspersed with periods of negotiation and even tacit cooperation in selected circumstances. […]
Both of United Kingdom and Germany also other Europe countries have been predicted they will go and meet energy crisis as the impacts of Russia’s invasion in Ukraine. The UK’s Green Party has proposed permanently nationalizing the country’s five major energy companies to ease the current cost of living crisis, The Guardian reported on Wednesday, citing party leaders. […]
Thirty members of Norway’s Royal Guard unit have been dismissed after using illegal drugs while on leave, their commanding officer Trond Robert Forbregd told the country’s state broadcaster NRK on Wednesday. […]
Indonesia bought 42 French jet fighters. Is it means that the country are moving closer to the Western defense block? […]
Honorary titles become less and less popular. Being addressed with those titles is also seen as a snobbish act. The abolition of honorary titles has made interactions a lot simpler and avoiding embarrassment when the incorrect title was used. […]