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Posts published in “Day: May 11, 2020”

Mother’s Day: Memories of Xi Jinping growing up with his mother

BEIJING, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For Chinese President Xi Jinping, “Family is people’s first classroom, and parents are children’s first teachers.” That’s what his mother, Qi Xin, used to tell him, and the words stuck with him to this day. On this Mother’s Day, Chinese broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) published a story recounting […]

Saudi Arabia Imposes Austerity Measures

Saudi Arabia says it is tripling its VAT (value added tax) and suspending cost-of-living allowances.    Riyadh said is initiating the austerity measures to offset dwindling coffers caused by the costs of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the turndown…