Central Bank digital currencies Competition
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China CBDC Pilot Program Beats West to the Punch.
Chinas Ministry of Commerce has announced the pilot run of the country's central bank-backed digital currency in major cities, including Beijing, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Bitcoin and Facebooks Libra cryptocurrency may eventually be in competition with central bank digital currencies.
BRICS plus for a multi-polar orderBRICS Plus' objective is widening the circle of friends that can bring unity among developing countries and enhance cooperation.
Expanding BRICS' cooperation with regional groupings such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the African Union, the Caribbean Community, the Council of Arab States of the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean Coastal Cooperation Association is now in high demand.
ASEAN: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
The Council of Arab States of the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
The caribbean community: Antigua & Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Haiti, Montserrat, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad & Tobago.
September 10: EO13848 expiration dayFriday September 10: EO13848 expiration day: Imposing Certain Sanctions in the Event of Foreign Interference in a United States Election.
On September 10, 2020 EO 13848 was EXTENDED FOR ONE YEAR due to the UNUSUAL AND EXTRAORDINARY THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY.
President Trump signed USA into a state of National Emergency. We will see what happens in a few days now. The emergency is ending.
The two US ConstitutionsThere are two Constitutions in the United States. The first penned by the leaders of the newly independent states of the United States in 1776. On July 4, 1776, the people claimed their independence from Britain and Democracy was born. And for 95 years the United States people were free and independent. That freedom ended in 1871 when the original "Constitution for the united states for America" was changed to the "THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA".
The flag of Washington's District of Columbia has 3 red stars, each symbolizing a city state within the three city empire. The three city empire consists of Washington D.C., London, and Vatican City.
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Russia, Iran to develop alternative to SWIFTRussia and Iran have been cooperating to connect their interbank messaging systems in order to bypass the SWIFT financial transactions network, Kazem Jalali, Ambassador of Iran to Russia, said on Thursday.
SWIFT is a messaging network that financial institutions use to securely transmit information and instructions through a standardized system of codes.
Both countries are facing severe Western sanctions, making settlements in trade through SWIFT difficult or impossible.