New European defense giant aims at Asia-Pacific region

By Emanuele Scimia The scene is set for the creation of a giant defense contractor in Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region could soon become its favorite market. Under the aegis of their respective governments, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and its French competitor Naval Group have started discussing the terms of a possible alliance and their transformation … Continue reading New European defense giant aims at Asia-Pacific region

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India Considers Its Own ‘Silk Road’, Invites Iran to Join In

India has pitched the idea of a transport corridor to Iran, Russia, the Caucasus region and Central Asia as an alternative to China’s “One Belt, One Road” project The proposed corridor, dubbed North-South, would stretch to Russia via Iran and connect the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean with the Caspian Sea, thus making the Islamic Republic a … Continue reading India Considers Its Own ‘Silk Road’, Invites Iran to Join In

De-Dollarization & Disintermediation – Russian Mobile Phone Operator Issues First Blockchain-Backed Bond

For months now Russia has been moving into the blockchain space in a serious way. I’ve talked about these moves in previous articles(here, here and yes, even here) But, the latest news is one that should have every one stand up and take notice. Russian Mobile phone operator, Megafon, issued RUB500 million in zero-coupon blockchain-based bonds recently. This was purely a … Continue reading De-Dollarization & Disintermediation – Russian Mobile Phone Operator Issues First Blockchain-Backed Bond

ALEKSANDR DUGIN – ECONOMY AND MULTIPOLARITY

From the book “Theory of the Multi-polar World”, Chapter “Theoretical basis of the Multi polar World” – Economy   According to the rules of modern discourse, no theory or project is exempt from an economic program and to follow its calculations and estimates. It is natural to ask the following question: on what economic model … Continue reading ALEKSANDR DUGIN – ECONOMY AND MULTIPOLARITY

South Korea introduces world’s first ‘robot tax’

South Korea has introduced what is being called the world’s first tax on robots amid fears that machines will replace human workers, leading to mass unemployment. The country will limit tax incentives for investments in automated machines as part of a newly proposed revision of its tax laws. It is hoped the policy will make up for lost income … Continue reading South Korea introduces world’s first ‘robot tax’