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US expected to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, officials said that despite resistance from the Pentagon and other sources, the Biden administration plans to announce a decision to send M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. The tanks, long sought after by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, will be the heaviest weapons among the billions of dollars of military aid Washington has

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‘Stronger’ consumer sentiment expected as 2023 progresses

The latest consumer sentiment survey by Westpac found that households started the year with a more optimistic outlook, but confidence remains “disappointingly low.” Westpac chief economist Bill Evans says he thinks it’s important as interest rates rise “for eight straight months”. “We expect another rate hike in February, but we are nearing the end of

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Blinken is expected to visit China in early February.

CNN — US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is expected to travel to china in early February for ongoing discussions related to some of America’s most complex and important relationships. A US official said the State Department is looking forward to the February 6 Blinken meeting in Beijing, which follows President Joe Biden’s meeting with

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Not all China’s promises expected to come true

PRAGMATISM welcomed the multibillion-dollar investment commitments announced following the state visit of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to China, given that related programs and projects have yet to kick off. “Recent developments in around $22.8 billion in investment commitments during President Marcos’ visit to China could indeed lead to increased US dollar inflows, especially in

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