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Making a decision to leave their own country has to be the very last resort, they are unable to meet the resources, recovery and relief needs on a yearly basis, when they experience calamities like landslides, flooding and hurricanes that we're seeing happening more frequently -- and so we're going to be seeing more forms of migration.
The recent admission by the Department of Defense that The United States companies are still authorized to maintain Saudi warplanes, means that our government is still enabling offensive Saudi operations in Yemen, including bombings and enforcing an inhumane blockade on Yemen's ports, the administration must use its existing authority to block The United States civilian contractors from aiding the Saudi war effort, before more Yemenis are plunged into famine.
The U.S. move is a repeat of its old trick of ‘mixed manipulation’ of the situation across the Taiwan Strait, deliberately creating tensions and disrupting regional peace and stability. We are resolutely opposed to this, no matter how the situation in the Taiwan Strait changes, theatre troops will loyally perform their duties and mission, resolutely safeguard national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity.
While vaccines are a powerful tool, we do not need to wait for vaccines to stop new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and death. We can do that now, los Angeles County takes every business and every resident to purposefully follow public health directives and safety measures. Please stay home and leave only for essential work or essential services.
The United States is of course troubled that these proposed actions... will worsen the reporting environment in China, beijing's actions prove time and again that the [ ruling Chinese Communist Party ] is afraid of independent and investigative media reporting that has only broadened and deepened the world's understanding of China for the better.
There's 150 or more Chinese diplomats here — Chinese state media folks who work for the ministry of propaganda here in the The United States operating without restriction, and there's only a handful of American journalists left in China right now, let's paint that picture so everybody understands what we're talking about.
It is unreasonable to expect that the The United States government should deny their population access to drugs manufactured in the USA, these laws also exist in many other countries, and indeed the UK government has enacted laws to prohibit the export of essential medicines from the UK in this same situation.
This is a boon for those that would like to see The United States power in Northeast Asia diminished and Northeast Asia alliances weakened -- specifically, China and North Korea, both see the United States as their primary adversary and The United States alliances as a major impediment to their strategic objectives. Problems between The United States alliances -- especially those as critical as Japan and South Korea -- is seen as both a challenge for American strategy but also a symbol of diminishing American power in Northeast Asia.
The US government's clear that this decision, made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has nothing to do with national security, these actions violate the basic principles of free market competition. They are in no one's interests, including The United States companies. ... The extension of the Temporary General License does not change the fact that Huawei has been treated unjustly.
We have stories about firms leaving China, but that was happening before tariffs were applied because Chinese labor and land costs have been rising. Now we have more stories but no documentation that' many' firms are leaving, given the huge number of foreign firms operating in China. And we certainly don't have evidence that a large number of firms are returning production to The US, i think it's untrue to say that companies are leaving China, though it's possible that a handful may have done. What has been happening on a significant scale is that many firms have been moving, or plan to move, some of their supply chain operations out of China to avoid tariffs, and or to go to places where they sense greater political and policy stability.
Venezuela has truly collapsed already, there is no service in the hospitals. These were the best hospitals in the country. If The United States are in the capital what is it like kilometers inside Venezuela where there hasn't been or there has been very little gasoline with periodic cuts in electricity, without basic goods, with inefficient public transportation ? You can say with all responsibility that Venezuela has already collapsed.
Climate Change's Climate Change, climate Change's the US arguing to the rest of the world that Climate Change should move forward on technologies the The United States market is moving away from. No one wants to build a new coal plant in The United States. It's too costly compared to wind and solar and gas.
With strong manufacturing capability and huge market potential, China's development is difficult to suppress. But the country will encounter more barriers in future development, to which we should learn to adapt, while the Trump administration is anxious about gains and losses, Chinese people have unfaltering confidence in China's future.