Biden’s $1.75 trillion domestic investment bill closer to law
Democrats clear way for vote on measures including free preschool for all three and four year olds.
19 Nov 2021
What’s in Biden’s $1.75 trillion ‘Build Back Better’ package?
US House of Representatives passes Biden package that’s a cornerstone of his agenda to rebuild America.
5 Nov 2021
Canada invokes treaty with US in dispute over Line 5 pipeline
Canada has been pushing the US to intervene in a dispute over a contentious oil pipeline project Michigan ordered shut.
4 Oct 2021
US Democrats seek deal on Biden’s $3.5-trillion social agenda
Democrats are struggling to bridge differences between two key centrist senators and a faction of House progressives.
1 Oct 2021
Biden mulls US rival to China’s Belt & Road in Latin America
A US official is travelling to Colombia, Ecuador and Panama to scout for possible projects, sources tell Bloomberg.
27 Sep 2021
Missing bolts contributed to Mexico City metro collapse: Report
Poor welding also contributed to Metro Line 12 collapse that killed 26 people in May, independent auditor finds.
7 Sep 2021
Report: Evidence of extensive corrosion in collapsed US condo
Corrosion was obvious and documented prior to the 12-storey building’s sudden collapse, which killed 98.
26 Aug 2021
Biden’s social agenda advances as US House passes budget plan
Ambitious proposals to expand childcare, clean energy, other social programmes depend on Democratic unity.
24 Aug 2021
Modi unveils infrastructure plan on India’s 75th independence day
Announcement of $1.35 trillion plan met with scepticism by Indian social media and opposition activists.
15 Aug 2021
A win for Biden, US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure bill
After years of partisan gridlock, Republicans join Democrats in support of future investment in highways, transit.
10 Aug 2021
Hundreds ordered to evacuate ‘unsafe’ Miami condo building
City officials ordered residents to leave the 8-storey structure weeks after 98 died in a nearby condo collapse.
10 Aug 2021
US senators labour on $1 trillion infrastructure package
Democratic leaders promise to stay as long as necessary to pass bipartisan bill, one of Joe Biden’s top priorities.
8 Aug 2021
US Senate pushes ahead with $1 trillion infrastructure bill
The largest US infrastructure investment in decades, the bill’s passage would be a key victory for President Joe Biden.
2 Aug 2021
Croatia celebrates joining of controversial Adriatic Sea bridge
The China-led project has angered Bosnian officials, who argue it violates the state’s access to open waters.
29 Jul 2021
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