Tag: USA

Can I enrol with #EVUS from the airport?

Can I enrol with #EVUS from the airport?

| July 7, 2020

If you’re a Chinese national with a 10-year B1/B2 visa for the US, you’ll need to register with EVUS before travelling. With so much to think about when planning a trip, it can be easy to forget that DS-160 form is just the first step to getting access to the US. You’ll then need to […]

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#Russian businessman gave #USCongress a message that proved difficult to swallow

#Russian businessman gave #USCongress a message that proved difficult to swallow

| June 22, 2020

The Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, also known as “Putin’s Chef”, for having catering contracts with the Kremlin, has written an open letter to the US congressmen and senators who are to consider two resolutions personally against him. This is an unusual step, on the part of a figure who does not normally participate in public […]

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#Huawei – Not everyone wants a level playing field

#Huawei – Not everyone wants a level playing field

| April 7, 2020

I remember one particular week in December 1990 very well.   The great and the good of world trade were gathered in a Brussels conference hall, at an area known as the Heysel, to conclude – they hoped – the ‘Uruguay Round’ of trade talks that would hopefully remove barriers to commerce around the world, writes […]

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#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

#WelshSiliconValleys – Future funding will anchor a new generation of cyber security companies in #Wales

| February 24, 2020

New funding will help to secure Wales’ place as the home of future tech leaders. Eluned Morgan, the Minister for International Relations, has announced £250,000 in Welsh Government funding to help create the next generation of Welsh technology companies, during her six-day visit to North America. The Welsh government has pledged the support to match […]

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HRVP Borrell and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discuss #Libya and #Iraq

HRVP Borrell and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discuss #Libya and #Iraq

| January 10, 2020

High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell (9 January) had a phone call with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the current developments in the Middle East and Libya.  The High Representative informed Secretary of State Pompeo that the EU will be holding an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council for tomorrow (10 January) to discuss with the […]

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#Qatar had advanced warning of Iranian oil tanker attack, failed to warn US, allies: Report

#Qatar had advanced warning of Iranian oil tanker attack, failed to warn US, allies: Report

| November 28, 2019

  A confidential western intelligence report has revealed that Qatar had advanced knowledge of the attack on several international oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman in May, believed by experts to have been carried out by Iran. The US intelligence assessment, obtained by Fox News, allegedly shows that Qatar was aware of the planned […]

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Muddy waters in #Firtash case give Vienna pause

Muddy waters in #Firtash case give Vienna pause

| August 23, 2019

In the latest twist in an already bizarre saga, one which has roped in Russiagate theorists and pitted a former Austrian minister against US prosecutors, Austria’s caretaker government approved the extradition of Ukrainian oligarch Dimitri Firtash to the United States— just as a Vienna judge ruled to halt Firtash’s extradition. Firtash—who stands accused by a […]

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