Stung By Chip Shortage, VW Loses Production Of “Tens Of Thousands” Of Vehicles In China

Volkswagen has been the latest automaker to be hit hard by the semiconductor shortage that is sweeping its way through the auto industry. The company has reportedly lost "tens of thousands" of vehicles in production in China as a result, according to Bloomberg. VW’s China head, Stephan Wollenstein, commented Wednesday: “It was hurting...

China Locks Down Another 1.7MM As Mutant COVID Invades Beijing; Dutch Plan First Curfew Since WW2: Live Updates

Summary:China locks down parts 1.7MM in Beijing as mutant strain discoveredUS cases, deaths continue to slow from holiday peaksDutch gov't proposes first national lockdown since WW2Japan reports 5,532 new COVID-19 casesTurkey administers 1MM dosesIsrael's vaccination effort is currently the most advanced in the world in terms* * *While Joe Biden...

Independent Panel Blames China, WHO For Acting Too Slowly To Contain COVID-19

An independent panel says China and the World Health Organization (WHO) failed to act quickly to contain COVID-19 at the beginning of the outbreak, according to a Monday report.The Switzerland-based Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness concluded that Beijing should have acted with greater urgency in applying public health measures as...

China “Sought To Influence” 2020 US Election, Director Of National Intelligence Assesses

Authored by Ivan Pentchoukov via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe assessed that China interfered in the 2020 federal elections, according to a letter transmitted to Congress.Nominee John L. Ratcliffe during a Senate Intelligence Committee nomination hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office building in Washington,...