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Chart of the Day Series

Chart of the Day: Senate resistance against Trump

May 15, 2017 11:45 am UTC| Commentary Politics

In many ways, the 45th President of the United States have set records and it is no difference when it comes to resistance. This chart shows how big that resistance is for President Trump in US congress. The numbers of...

Chart of the Day Series

Chart of the Day: Korean military might

Apr 13, 2017 14:31 pm UTC| Commentary

This chart from Statista compares the military might of the South and North Korea. While the number of troops is higher for North Korea including their preparedness for battle; South Korea compensates with latest...

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Chart of the Day: Yuan internationalization stalls

Apr 11, 2017 11:54 am UTC| Commentary

This Standard Chartered chart shared by Financial Times show that the august 2015 devaluation of the yuan was a crucial step in the yuan internationalization. After that unexpected forced devaluation of 1.9 percent in...

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Chart of the Day: Bargains in Europe

Mar 30, 2017 13:45 pm UTC| Commentary

Once the political uncertainties end in Europe, especially this years elections, there could be a major outperformance by the European stocks just from the valuationperspective. This chart from Bloomberg shows, exactly how...

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Chart of the Day: Gordhan effect

Mar 28, 2017 16:46 pm UTC| Commentary

It is just two days into the week and the South African rand (ZAR) is already down more than 5 percent against the dollar. The rand is currently trading at 12.94 per dollar. The speculation that the President Jacob Zuma...

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Chart of the Day: Industrial performance Europe

Mar 27, 2017 14:53 pm UTC| Commentary Economy

This chart is from Eurostat of the European Union. It shows that during 2010-2016, which includes a long period of economic turmoil that hasnt completely dissipated yet, themajority of the industrial sectors have...

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Chart of the Day: NATO spending

Mar 22, 2017 17:28 pm UTC| Commentary

This Bloomberg analysis shows only five countries as of now meet the 2 percent spending requirement criterion. No wonder, President Trump is upset that leader Germany would meet the required goal in the next seven...

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Economy

Nippon Steel to increase boost R&D investment to speed up decarbonization

Nippon Steel will increase spending on research and development (RD) to hasten decarbonization in steelmaking and address climate change issues. The worlds No. 3 steelmaker is facing growing pressure to cut carbon...

Sumitomo Mitsui likely to halt financing all kinds of coal-powered plants

Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) is likely to stop providing new financing to coal-fired power plants, including more environmentally friendly projects, due to growing pressure from global investors and...

S. Korea eyes ‘travel bubble’ to prop up aviation industry

South Korea will pursue travel bubble agreements for people to travel internationally without restrictions to revitalize the aviation industry, said Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki. Travel bubbles are agreements between...

Switzerland's chocolate consumption, production, exportation plunge amid pandemic

Annual consumption in Switzerland fell below the threshold of 10 kilograms per person, dipping to 9.9 kilos, the lowest level since 1982, mainly due to the steep decline in foreign tourists. According to Urs Furrer,...

S. Korea's fishery goods exports drop 7.4% in 2020

South Koreas fishery goods exports plunged 7.4 percent from $2.5 billion in 2019 to $2.32 billion in 2020, says the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. Exports of ready-to-eat products, such as processed fish and seaweed...

Politics

Joe Biden COVID-19 relief: POTUS makes another push for relief plan in meeting with Senate Democrats

With the House successfully passing President Joe Bidens $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, it is now in the hands of the Senate. Biden makes another strong push for the passage of the bill in his latest meeting with...

Joe Biden Cabinet: Miguel Cardona confirmed to lead Department of Education

The Senate is at work to confirm President Joe Bidens Cabinet nominees, the confirmations already picking up steam in the past week or so. The latest of confirmations is with Miguel Cardona, who will now be leading the...

Donald Trump 2024 run: GOP Senator Bill Cassidy says ex-POTUS will not be the 2024 nominee

Former President Donald Trump recently hinted at a 2024 run for the presidency again during his appearance at CPAC. While most Republicans have supported the idea, GOP Senator Bill Cassidy says Trump will not become the...

Donald Trump investigation: Ex-POTUS faces probes from five investigators

Former President Donald Trump received an acquittal from the Senate a few weeks ago, but he still faces many legal challenges especially as he no longer has the protections of the White House. Trump is currently facing...

Science

Transparent wood is coming, and it could make an energy-efficient alternative to glass

Wood is an ancient material humans have been using for millions of years, for the construction of housing, ships and as a source of fuel for burning. Its also a renewable source, and one way to capture excess carbon...

Pigs can play video games, scientists discover

Pigs might not be able to fly, but they can play video games. In a new study, researchers from Purdue University in Indiana, US have shown that pigs can use a digital screen and joystick, operated by their snout, to move a...

Einsteinium: 100 years after Einstein's Nobel Prize, researchers reveal chemical secrets of element that bears his name

A century ago, an upstart German physicist by the name of Albert Einstein turned the scientific world on its head with his discovery of the photoelectric effect, which proved light to be both a particle and a wave. Awarded...

New CRISPR technology could revolutionise gene therapy, offering new hope to people with genetic diseases

The day a muddled mob stormed the US Capitol building, a team of American researchers published a paper in Nature that signified a landmark in gene therapy. The head of the US National Institutes of Health, Francis...

In the rush for coronavirus information, unreviewed scientific papers are being publicized

COVID-19 has not only upended our personal lives, it has dramatically changed scientific research. In response to the rapid spread of the virus, scientists around the world have had to find new ways to collaborate and...

Technology

‘Valheim’ update 0.147.3 deliver private dedicated servers

The increasingly popular survival game Valheim has received its latest update, and Iron Gate has answered many players requests. The patch includes the option for fans to use private dedicated servers through easy...

Android March 2021 security patch rolls out for some Pixel devices

The latest security patch for Android-run devices is here, and the March 2021 security patch has reportedly started to roll out for Google Pixel smartphones. It is something that smartphone users may want to immediately...

Report: Hole-punch selfie camera could debut on iPhone 14

Many might agree that Apple made the display notch popular, and now its fans have been asking the tech giant to make it smaller or even get rid of it altogether. Apple is not one to discuss its plans for upcoming hardware...

‘Fortnite’ chapter 2 season 6 could start in mid-March

The start of a new season is one of the most important times for every Fortnite player. It marks a fresh start to climb up the leadership ladder, and it is also the time when Epic Games usually roll out updates and Battle...

‘Apex Legends’: Nintendo Switch players are getting free 30 levels on day one

The wait for the Apex Legends Nintendo Switch port is down to just a week, and EA is celebrating that by releasing a new gameplay trailer. Meanwhile, the game publisher also announced several exclusive perks for Switch...
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