Posts Tagged ‘competition’

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission – Internet activity report

For the period ending 30 June 2023 December 2023 See report: Source

Populist Geert Wilders Crushes the Competition to Become Leader of Netherlands After Fake Polls Showed a Close Race.


Foreign workers could fill the current gap in our high-tech competition with China

When the world’s largest computer chip maker pledged to pump $40 billion into a production hub in Phoenix, it sparked optimism that the United States would remain a world leader in tech. But the huge investment has been slowed due mainly to “an insufficient amount of skilled workers,” according to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company chairman… […]

50-year-old man competes with teenage girls in Toronto swim competition

(NaturalNews) A 50-year-old man was recently allowed to compete in a swimming competition intended for teenage girls just north of Toronto, generating alarm among… Source

IMIDRO supports national competition on gem-cutting skills

TEHRAN -The first national competition on gem-cutting skills will be held from October 31-November 2 with the sponsorship of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization. Source

LIVE NOW: House Homeland Security Hearing: ‘Strategic Competition in the Arctic’

The House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security holds a hearing in Washington at 10 a.m. ET on July 18, to examine the existing and future security threats in the Arctic Region and opportunities for the United States Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security to effectively respond and address these threats. […]

China’s Domestic Automakers Dethrone Western Competition After Decades Of Dominance

In China, domestic automakers are starting to overtake Western companies, marking a big win for Beijing’s domestic industrial policies and signaling the potential end to decades of dominance by Western automakers. In fact, local auto brands produced in China made up 54% of the wholesale car market for the first half of 2023, The Wall […]

Report: Joe Biden Weighs Expanding Foreign Competition Against Working Class Americans

President Joe Biden is weighing expanding foreign competition in the labor market against working class Americans by offering green cards to foreign visa workers, a new report suggests. An exclusive report from Fox News’s Adam Shaw reveals that Biden is considering allowing foreign workers on H-2A agricultural visas and H-2B non-agricultural visas to apply for […]

Qatar signs 27-year deal with China as LNG competition heats up

QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China's Sinopec with liquefied natural gas (LNG), the longest such LNG agreement, so far, as volatile markets drive buyers to seek long-term deals, Reuters reports. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February, competition for LNG has become intense, with Europe, in particular, needing vast amounts to help […]

The competition

Hamza Abu Eltarabesh used to enjoy competing with his friends, but after each of them died, he now lives with a guilt he can’t shake. Source

Space-Out Competition Draws South Koreans Ready to Zone Out

Around 50 people took part in a South Korean contest to be named the best person at doing nothing. The annual Space-out competition in Seoul on Sunday drew participants dressed to rest and impress, including some in pajamas and police uniforms. Some brought their favorite relaxation equipment, including a camping chair and a rocking horse. […]

Homemade flying machine competition during the “Flugtag” in Taiwan.

In a harbour in central Taiwan, many competitors took off from a three-storey high ramp in their homemade flying machines. Their goal was to fly as far as possible. The event, called “Flugtag”, is organised every year by the energy drink Red Bull. “Everyone dreams of flying,” says the pilot of this year’s winner’s flying […]

China and US Heading Into ‘Long Period’ of Naval Competition: Expert

The United States and China are entering a period of prolonged naval competition and possible conflict, according to one expert. Bruce Jones, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said that American and Chinese leadership had learned from history that the greatest world powers required powerful navies and that the two were competing for maritime […]

Chaniartoon picks 19 Iranian animated movies for 2022 competition

TEHRAN – The Chaniartoon International Comic & Animation Festival has selected 19 short Iranian animated films to screen at its sixth edition, which is underway in the Greek cities of Chania and Crete. The highlights of the Iranian lineup are “Where the Winds Die” by Pejman Alipur, “The Wet Mirror” by Amir-Hushang Moein, “The Sprayer” […]

Winning a bronze medal in the filmmaking competition by jondishapour Trade History Museum

According to Nafte Ma, during this period of the festival, which is held every three years, Jondishapour Trade History Museum of Shiraz won the bronze medal in the filmmaking competition. At this festival, which was held in the city of Prague, Jondishapour Museum’s short film (A Simple Object) produced and written by Ava Roodani, won […]

ACH (1879) Mallificus Scott – The Limeys #82 – Communism Is Capitalism Without Competition

In today’s show originally broadcast on August 15 2022, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-host Mallificus Scott for a show entitled, “Communism Is Capitalism Without Competition.” We discussed: the Ayo Kimathi clip from Saturday’s Operation Scorpio show that we played during the show intro segment; the curious case of the Met Office; how what […]

In Greenland, national competition brings the elderly together through sports

The annual Greenlandic games for the elderly takes place in Ilulissat, a town on the western part of the island, in the Arctic Circle Source

Erdogan and Macron, between Competition and Hostility, there’s One Understanding! إردوغان وماكرون.. بين المنافسة والعداء تفاهم واحد!

ARABI SOURI DECEMBER 5, 2021 Erdogan and Macron, between Competition and Hostility, there’s One Understanding!

Biden-Xi Summit Only Confirms Unending Competition

While the apparent purpose of the long awaited Biden-Xi virtual summit was to normalise increasing tensions between China and the US, the summit has only confirmed that there is no effective, institutional scaling down from the growing competition either in the economic/technological field or in the geo-political arena. Perhaps, no other issue better illustrates the […]

US, China commence ‘responsible competition’

The only breakthrough that can be ascribed to the virtual meeting between the US and Chinese presidents, Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, on Monday / Tuesday is that there has been an easing of visa restrictions on the accredited journalists of the two countries. But here too, a caveat must be added, namely, that “a three-point […]

US is Trying to Intensify Competition for the Arctic

In the old days, the great powers divided the world according to the old rules of sovereignty. Whoever was first to plant their flag owned the land with its resources if there was an opportunity to protect it. Today, while the polar ice in the Arctic melts at an unprecedented rate, the world’s leading global […]

“Squid game” in a civil service competition in Indonesia.

An unusual antidote to the stress of recruitment exams has been offered to candidates hoping to join a civil service department in Indonesia. Prospective prison guards and immigration inspectors were approached by “Squid Pink” staff members holding toy long guns and asking if their registration records were complete. Dressed in pink “Squid Game” jumpsuits with […]

Zuckerberg demands US Congress to Destroy any possible competition to Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg’s rebuttal of accusations against Facebook and call for action by Congress are just an attempt to have the government protect his monopoly, digital freedoms activist Edward Snowden said. The CEO of Facebook posted a lengthy reaction to this week’s outage of company services and the congressional testimony of Frances Haugen, a […]

The Bankruptcy of ‘Great Power Competition’

A militarized rivalry between the US and China will be costly and dangerous for all concerned, but the people most likely to suffer from it will be found in the countries that the two major powers choose to turn into their battlefields. The Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union split Europe […]

UK eases competition rules for fuel industry as petrol stations run dry

The UK government announced on Sunday evening that it is temporarily lifting competition rules for the fuel industry as thousands of petrol stations across the country ran dry. The country has been hit by supply chain issues over the past few months impacting the delivery of fuel but also food. This is blamed on a […]

Travel PCR Tests ‘A Rip-Off’: Former Head of UK Competition Watchdog

COVID tests for travel are “a predictable COVID rip-off,” according to Lord Tyrie, the former head of the UK Competition and Markets Authority. Currently, all travellers must take at least one PCR test after arriving in England, which they must pay for themselves from an approved provider, in addition to a test prior to departure from […]

Australia Bankrolls $68M Fiji Airport, Amid Pacific Competition With Beijing

Australia will provide $68 million to Fiji to assist with airport upgrades amid a wider influence push into the South Pacific region against Beijing’s encroaching hegemony. The government-backed Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) will partner with ANZ Bank to support infrastructure upgrades to increase passenger capacity at Nadi International Airport to help […]

Our vaccine rebuttal competition – Honourable mentions, Part 1

ByThe Conservative Woman -May 28, 2021 AS Kathy said in yesterday’s TCW, we have been amazed and delighted at the number and quality of the entries for our competition for the best way to deal with the question ‘Have you had the jab yet?’ or the follow-up, ‘You ought to.’ It is true to say that every […]

التنافس على مرفأ بيروت Competition for the port of Beirut

** Please scroll down for the English Machine translation ** لم يكن خافياً حجم الأهميّة التي يعلّقها الرئيس الفرنسي أمانويل ماكرون على المساهمة التي توفرها المبادرة الفرنسيّة في تشكيل الحكومة اللبنانية لحساب حصول الشركات الفرنسيّة على دور محوريّ في مشاريع ذات جدوى اقتصادية عالية يصنَّف مرفأ بيروت بالنسبة لفرنسا في طليعتها. جاء الاهتمام الألماني بمرفأ بيروت علنياً […]

Horse racing competition held in Gonbad-e Kavus

TEHRAN – The 16th week of the horse racing competition was held in Gonbad-e Kavus in Iran’s northeastern province of Golestan on Friday. A total of 58 horse riders participated in the race. The Gonbad-e Kavus competition was held behind closed doors due to CIOVID-19 restrictions. Gonbad-e Kavus has a long history of holding competitions.   […]

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