Firm Owned by Kremlin Spokesman’s Daughter Sees Massive Revenue Spike

An event company owned in part by Elizaveta Peskova — the daughter of Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov — was revealed to have grown its revenue by 70 times in 2022 compared to the previous year, independent news outlet Verstka reported on Tuesday. Centrum Moscow, whose clients include Russia’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Moscow Government, and … Read more

France faces 10th day of strikes as Macron holds firm on pension reform

France is bracing for another day of strikes and protests this Tuesday with President Emmanuel Macron remaining defiant over the controversial pension reform plan that has sparked turmoil across the country. The day of action called by unions is the tenth such mobilisation since protests against the law, which includes raising the retirement age from 62 … Read more

China Firm Wins Solomon Islands Port Project As

The Solomon Islands has awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to a Chinese state company to upgrade an international port in Honiara in a project funded by the Asian Development Bank, an official of the island nation said on Wednesday. The United States and its allies, including Australia, New Zealand and Japan, have held concerns that China … Read more

Singaporean proptech firm Ohmyhome raises US$11.2M from Nasdaq IPO

The Ohmyhome team Ohmyhome has become the first Singaporean firm to list on the Nasdaq in 2023. The proptech company raised about US$11.2 million from the issue of 3.6 million ordinary shares (priced at US$4 per share). Its shares started trading at midnight Singapore time on Wednesday under the ticker “OMH”. Per the MarketWatch data, … Read more

US Firm Says Mexican Authorities Illegally Seized Its

U.S. construction materials firm Vulcan Materials Co said on Monday that Mexican security forces illegally took possession last week of its port terminal in southern Mexico, as an extended legal battle over its nearby limestone mining activities plays out. The incident took place last Tuesday night at the terminal in the popular tourist hub of … Read more

Investment firm of former Obama-Biden officials hosted multiple CCP-tied companies at 2015 luncheon

EXCLUSIVE: A Washington, D.C.-based investment firm with deep ties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), led and advised by former Obama-Biden officials, urged multiple CCP-linked companies to invest in the U.S. during a U.S. government-sponsored luncheon in 2015, calling it “good for American workers.” Gary Locke, who served as U.S. ambassador to China from 2011 … Read more