US President Invokes Defense Production Act to Respond to Insufficiency of Infant Formula Aiming to Increase Production | Reuters

On May 18, US President Joe Biden responded to the domestic shortage of infant formula by enacting the Defense Production Act (DPA) to create a … Read more

Russia launches next-generation laser weapons in Ukraine = Deputy Prime Minister Borisov | Reuters

On May 18, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Borisov (in charge of military development) revealed that Russian troops are using next-generation laser weapons in combat in … Read more

Russia deports 85 diplomats from France, Italy and Spain | Reuters

On May 18, Russia announced that it would deport a total of 85 diplomats from France, Spain and Italy. Countermeasures against the deportation of Russian … Read more

Sri Lanka to default today Interest payment grace period expires | Reuters

On May 18, Sri Lanka is expected to be sentenced to default by a rating agency on the same day that the grace period for … Read more

Shanghai reopens some stores from 16th Step by step | Reuters

Deputy Mayor Chen of Shanghai, China, who has been locked down against the new coronavirus for several weeks, will gradually resume operations at retail stores … Read more

EU continues to aim for Russia’s oil embargo agreement in May = diplomatic sources | Reuters

The European Union (EU) continues to aim to agree on a gradual embargo on Russian oil later this month. Taken in March 2019 (2022 Reuters … Read more

Western sanctions against Russia, triggering global economic crisis = President Putin | Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on the 12th that the strict sanctions imposed on Russia by Western countries following the Ukrainian conflict caused a global … Read more

Infected in Shanghai, deregulated area Beijing suspends some taxi service | Reuters

In Shanghai, China, infections were confirmed in areas where new infections with the new coronavirus were just determined to be virtually zero, and infection control … Read more

Column: A virtual image of the “bad yen depreciation” theory, fortune-telling the whereabouts of the structural depreciation = Osamu Takashima | Reuters

Osamu Takashima Citigroup Global Markets Chief FX Strategist [Tokyo 12th]–The theory of “bad yen depreciation” is rampant in Japan. There is no need to discuss … Read more

NATO to accelerate access to Finland / Sweden | Reuters

Allies of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) expect Finland and Sweden to apply for membership in the near future and are expected to approve … Read more