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REPORT: Huawei Shifts Massive Investments to Russia

BEIJING/MOSCOW – Sep 1, 2020 – Huawei is shifting its US investments to Russia after the US imposed restrictions on the Chinese tech giant.  “After the US included us in Entity List, we transferred our investment to Russia, expanded Russian scientists’ team, and hiked salary of Russian talent,” Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said, according to […]

5 Ways ‘The New Normal’ is Getting Worse and Worse

By Kit Knightly – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 5, 2020 FRN It’s been a big few days for the New Normal narrative and, through the deliberately cultivated haze of confusion, it’s not hard to see the world they want to build is taking shape. 1. AUSTRALIA’S CURFEW The state of Victoria, and the […]

ARREST BILL GATES: Chants Aussie Protesters Mobilized Against Lock-down Tyranny

MELBOURNE, Australia – On May 10th 2020, hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in front of the Parliament House in Melbourne. This comes as the Australian government has generally adhered to the recommendations made by the Bill Gates influenced WHO. Their grievances include an opposition to mandatory vaccination, the closing of the economy, unconstitutional lock-down and […]

India-Australia Alliance Building Against China

NEW DELHI – While India “worries” about the largest presence of Chinese submarines in the Indian Ocean, Australia emerges as a possible ally for India, according to media. In addition to the Indian authorities reporting the presence of a Chinese intelligence ship near its coast in November, the country has expressed greater concern about the […]

MAJOR: Australia Rules out Deployment of US Mid-Range Missiles on Its Soil

CANBERRA – Australia’s Defense Minister Linda Reynolds ruled out the possibility that her country would provide a base for US mid-range missiles. Speaking to Australian Broadcasting Corp. radio in the wake of talks with US officials in Sydney over the weekend, Reynolds stressed that US Defense Secretary Mark Esper “made no request and that he […]

MAJOR: Australia and Iran circumventing sanctions

TEHRAN – High-ranking Iranian and Australian officials in a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday conferred on ways to further develop banking ties and cooperation between the two countries despite the US sanctions. The meeting was held between Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Akbar Komeijani and Australian Ambassador to Tehran Ian Biggs. Komeijani, […]

Trevino: Australia, in the Crossfire Between China & the U.S.

Jorge Trevino is an International Relations analyst for National University of Mexico, studying national security, counter-terrorism and intelligence agencies. Based in Mexico City. Exclusively for FRN.  Located in the south of the South Pacific region, Australia is likely to become one of the first victims of the increasing tensions between its major trade partner, China, […]