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Saturday, 18 May 2019 00:13 WIB

A record number of 8.34 million university graduates are set to enter the Chinese job market this summer amid escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. Observers say that as China™s export-dependent economy braces for more hits from tariff hikes, which U.S. President Donald Trump recently imposed, the country™s job markets will be tighter for everyone including fresh graduates. And the impact of a job mismatch among college graduates has long weighed on their actual employment rate at only 52% this year, according to a recent survey. That means more than 4 million...

RECENT NEWS
AG Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report
Thursday, 2 May 2019 17:36 WIB | Global

U.S. Attorney General William Barr appeared before Congress on Wednesday to defend his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's March 22 report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, saying the decision to release an early summary of the report was his and dismissing questions about his depiction of Mueller's findings. In a hearing marked by partisan acrimony, Democrats grilled the attorney general over his four-page summary letter to Congress and Mueller's subsequent complaint about the summary. Democrats accused Barr of grossly understating evidence of President Donald...

Pompeo: US Prepared for Military Intervention in Venezuela
Thursday, 2 May 2019 13:13 WIB | Global

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is prepared to intervene militarily to stem the ongoing unrest in Venezuela. "Military action is possible," the top U.S. diplomat told the Fox Business Network. "If that is what is required, that is what the United States will do." Pompeo, however, reiterated that the U.S. would prefer a peaceful transition of power in Caracas from socialist President Nicolas Maduro to the self-declared interim president Juan Guaido, president of the National Assembly, and recognized by the United States and about 50 other countries as the...

Governments Prepare for May Day Protests Worldwide
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 17:59 WIB | Global

Major cities around the world have ramped up security, increasing police presence and even using drones to monitor crowds expected at May Day rallies. International Workers' Day, which is commonly known as May Day, celebrates the international labor movement on the first day of May every year. Its a national holiday in more than 80 countries around the world. France, which has been recently rankled by violent anti-government yellow vest protests, plans to deploy more than 7,400 police and dozens of drones in Paris. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said there was a risk that...

Venezuela: 'Attempted Coup' Underway, as Guaido Calls for Military to Help Oust Maduro
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 11:06 WIB | Global

Venezuela's socialist government said Tuesday that an "attempted coup" was underway in Caracas, with opposition leader and U.S. recognized interim president Juan Guaido saying there was "no turning back" in his efforts to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the capital, with gunfire erupting and troops loyal to Maduro firing water cannons at protesters. Television footage showed one Venezuela National Guard vehicle running over demonstrators who were throwing rocks at the military. In video and Twitter messages, the U.S.-supported Guaido...

Japanese Emperor Akihito to Abdicate After 3 Decades on Throne
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 08:38 WIB | Global

Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate on Tuesday in favor of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful memories of World War Two and engage with people, including the marginalized in society. The abdication, the first by a Japanese monarch in two centuries, will be marked by a brief and relatively simple ceremony in the Imperial Palace's prestigious Matsu no ma, or Hall of Pine. About 300 people will attend and it will be broadcast live on television. Akihito, 85, was the first Japanese monarch to take the throne under a post-war constitution...

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POLITICS
Amerika Terbitkan Daftar Politisi dan Oligarki Rusia Tapi Tidak Ada Sanksi Baru
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:01 WIB

Departemen Keuangan Amerika telah mengeluarkan daftar politisi dan tokoh bisnis Rusia yang dekat dengan pemerintahan Presiden Vladimir Putin, berikut hubungan mereka dengan para pemimpin puncak...

SECURITIES
Kerusuhan Merebak di India Jelang Penayangan Film Kontroversial
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:25 WIB

Kerusuhan merebak di berbagai Kota India, sehari menjelang penayangan perdana film kontroversial yang menceritakan legenda seorang Ratu Hindu. Para pengunjuk rasa yang marah membakar mobil dan...

MISCELLANEOUS
Deputi Direktur FBI Mundur dari Jabatan
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:27 WIB

Andrew McCabe, pejabat FBI No. 2 yang secara umum dikritik Presiden Donald Trump atas dugaan bias politik, mundur dari biro tersebut hari Senin waktu AS, beberapa minggu sebelum masa pensiunnya,...