Americans are voting this year in the midst of a severe pandemic, an economic crisis, and historic civil unrest. Now, with just weeks to go until the election, a fierce Supreme Court battle looms.
President Xi Jinping pledged to open China’s service industries wider to foreign competitors as its first in-person trade fair since the coronavirus outbreak opened under intensive anti-disease controls.
These 12 island nations have a lot in common. They have similar profiles in terms of poverty, numbers of incoming tourists, but as we will see here, all have had slightly different approaches and timelines to protecting themselves from the virus.
The coronavirus pandemic is upsetting the energy industry and pushing its major players to make big changes. This includes Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest and most profitable oil producer.
Bahrain monarchy was the first state in the Persian Gulf to discover oil and build a refinery. The tiny country is ruled by a Sunni monarchy with a Shia majority population. The island, once known as heaven still faces the impacts of the pearl revolution.