Biden-Putin Geneva Summit

On June 16, 2021, the US President Joe Biden met with the Russian President Vladimir Putin in Villa la Grange located in Geneva, Switzerland. Contrary to the past events, President Putin arrived at the Villa la Grange for the summit 15 minutes earlier than the agreed upon time. During the interlude, President Biden and PresidentContinue reading “Biden-Putin Geneva Summit”

G7 Summit: Build Back Better

On June 11, 2021, 7 heads of state arrived in the United Kingdom for the G7 summit held in Cornwall. 7 attending nations for the first round of the summit are the United Kingdom as the host nation, the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan. Along with the 7 heads of state (PrimeContinue reading “G7 Summit: Build Back Better”

Japan Donates COVID-19 Vaccines to Taiwan

On June 4, 2021, Taiwan received 1.24 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Japan for free of charge. As a result, Taiwan was able to double their amount of COVID-19 vaccine stock. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi gave a statement over the vaccine donations to Taiwan in his press conference, where he stated theContinue reading “Japan Donates COVID-19 Vaccines to Taiwan”

Japan Extends Coronavirus Lockdown

On May 28, the Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga along with his medical chief Shigeru Omi, announced the extension of coronavirus lockdown for another 20 days after the end of the current lockdown, which ends on May 31. This lockdown is going to be in effect for nine prefectures including: Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi, Kyoto, Hokkaido,Continue reading “Japan Extends Coronavirus Lockdown”

U.S.-ROK: Ironclad Relationship

May 21, 2021, President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea arrived in the United States for President Biden’s second head of state visit. During President Moon’s visit, the two countries engaged in bilateral meeting, Medal of Honor ceremony, and joint press conference. Right before the bilateral meeting began, President Biden and President Moon exchangedContinue reading “U.S.-ROK: Ironclad Relationship”

Brink of War: 2021 Israel-Palestine Conflict

One of the longest periods of conflicts of all, the fight for Jerusalem has been going on even before the birth of Jesus Christ. With a long history of conflicts in this hotly contested sight, the holy land of Jerusalem has been a territory of battle. Now, majority Jewish country of Israel is at aContinue reading “Brink of War: 2021 Israel-Palestine Conflict”

2021 UK Election

On the 6th of May 2021, the United Kingdom held a local and regional election including the Welsh and Scottish Parliamentary election, and the English local council election. Mayoral, and police and crime commissioner were also on the table in this Super Thursday election for the UK. With this Super Thursday being the first everContinue reading “2021 UK Election”

Biden’s Address to Congress

On his 99th day in office, President Joe Biden gave an address to a joint session of Congress. President Biden was greeted by a limited number of members of Congress due to the strict social distancing rules on the House floor. All the seatings for senators and representatives were marked with their names, as theContinue reading “Biden’s Address to Congress”

Withdrawal of US Troops from Afghanistan

On April 15, 2021, President Joe Biden announced the full withdrawal of US combat troops from Afghanistan. In his speech, he highlighted the 20 years of American involvement in Afghanistan, and the plan of full withdrawal by September 11, 2021, 20 years since the tragic 9/11. He held his announcement in the Roosevelt Treaty RoomContinue reading “Withdrawal of US Troops from Afghanistan”

Biden’s Plan for Tax Hikes

On April 22, The New York Times and Bloomberg News reported on the alleged tax hikes proposed by President Joe Biden. Reports claims doubling of the highest long-term capital gains taxes on individuals making more than $1,000,000 from 20% to 39.6%. They also reported the proposal of raising the marginal income tax rate from 37%Continue reading “Biden’s Plan for Tax Hikes”

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