The ‘Fleet’ or to be more precise the Royal Navy carrier group is about to ‘go’/deploy to the S China Sea to emphasise to the Chinese the freedom of navigation.FFS.
Not my best choice... however, that aside, do you think it is credible that China is reacting badly to demands for an inquiry on COVID?Do you seriously think this is a credible source of news?
Where could they have got that idea from? Careful, you'll have Jonesy in here about 'taking the knee'!As eyes are (mostly) drawn elsewhere, trouble seems to be brewing in Mordor:
A criminal offence to disrespect the Chinese National Anthem? How very egalitarian.
Minus the fact that you won’t be arrested here, just socially ostracized.Where could they have got that idea from? Careful, you'll have Jonesy in here about 'taking the knee'!
'Since 1998, federal law (viz., the United States Code 36 U.S.C. § 301) states that during a rendition of the national anthem, when the flag is displayed, all present including those in uniform should stand at attention; ...'
This is real, the need for an investigation has now been supported by New Zealand, Indonesia, Japan, the UK, India, Canada, Russia, Mexico and Brazil, and, is to be put before the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday.Don't anyone tell Resasi that it's not real.
Iron ore production in Australia is expected to grow slowly over the next 10 years as compared to the previous 10.China has changed regulations regarding the import of iron ore. Seems innocuous but could affect Oz badly.
Overall, global growth in iron ore consumption is expected to be slower in the coming decade than it has over the past couple.Fitch forecasts iron ore production in Australia to grow minimally over 2020-2029, averaging an annual 0.7% growth, compared with 8.7% growth over the previous 10-year period. This is due to mothballing of mines from junior miners, while major players will stick to their production growth targets to crowd out high cost producers.