Drug smuggling more than doubled in the first half of the year amid pandemic

SEOUL, 15 July (Yonhap) – Drug trafficking captured by the South Korean customs agency more than doubled in the first half of the year as trafficking via contactless delivery means increased amid the pandemic , data showed this Thursday. A total of 214.2 kilograms of drugs were confiscated between January …

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Biggest U.S. banks crush earnings estimates as economy picks up

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – America’s four largest consumer banks this week released successful second quarter results after pandemic loan losses did not materialize and the US economy began to recover life. Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N), Bank of America Corp (BAC.N), Citigroup Inc (CN) and JPMorgan Chase & Co …

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Pharmacy advocates in Congress to blunt drug price reform, experts say

There are few issues that bring the American people together more than the idea that the cost of prescription drugs is too high. Polls show a large majority of Americans in both parties believe the government needs to do more to cut prescription drug costs, and every presidential administration this …

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Officials discuss the Twin Ports Interchange-Garfield Ave. | The daily briefing

On July 7, US Congressman Pete Stauber met with selected stakeholders at the Duluth Port Authority for a panel discussion on the Interchange-Garfield Ramp projects. Along with the congressman were members of the Labor Party, business advocates and the Minnesota Department of Transportation, District 1. After a substantive discussion of …

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Customs Service Consider Relocating Accused Of Smuggling Gold From Kerala To Another State | Latest India News

The customs service investigating the Kerala gold smuggling case is considering moving the main defendant in the case to a neighboring state, alleging intervention from multiple sides, HT has learned. Last week, one of the defendants, PS Sarith, told a court that he had been pressured to take the names …

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Bulgarian center-right GERB just leads election, unlikely to form government

People vote in early parliamentary elections at a polling station in Sofia, Bulgaria on July 11, 2021. REUTERS / Spasiyana Sergieva GERB has no natural allies in a fractured parliament ITN protest party may struggle to form a government Tough coalition talks lie ahead SOFIA, July 12 (Reuters) – Former …

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Year in Review: Australia – The Bull

Most recently, in June, I celebrated the 18the anniversary of the Fidelity Australian Equities Fund. I have always managed the Evolution rather than Revolution Fund, and it has served us extremely well, especially during crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. While the impact of the coronavirus on people’s lives has been …

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Gasoline crosses 100 rupee mark at UP, Chhattisgarh, Nagaland, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

NEW DELHI: Gasoline prices crossed the 100 rupees per liter mark in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Nagaland on Saturday after fuel prices rose again. The price of gasoline was increased by 35 paise per liter and that of diesel by 26 paise, according to a price notification from …

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