Petroleum Institute warns next offshore oil leases may be held after Biden's term ends
By Thomas Catenacci Daily Caller News Foundation The American Petroleum Institute (API), a leading industry group, said the next offshore oil and gas lease sale likely wouldn’t come until early 2024 following the latest Biden administration update. The Department of the Interior (DOI) announced Thursday that it would issue an updated proposed program plan for… The post Petroleum Institute warns n…
Chinese “Debt Trap Diplomacy” is a Myth
The idea that China engages in so-called “Debt Trap Diplomacy” is almost apocryphal. There is a persistent media narrative that China makes big infrastructure investments oversees as part of its Belt and Road Initiative, and when countries cant replay those loans China seizes infrastructure. My guest today, Deborah Brautigam, is the director of the China Africa Research Initiative at the Johns Ho…
Man In Japan Gets Town's COVID Funds By Mistake And Gambles It Away
The suspect allegedly admitted to spending most of the $360,000 he was accidentally sent and reportedly refused requests to return the money to the town it was meant for.