The National Energy Administration (NEA) said Thursday that the investment would help create more than 13 million jobs in the industry, Reuters reported . That is equivalent to about 1,000 major solar power plants, according to experts' estimates. The announcement from the NEA comes less than two months after the agency released a five-year plan with goals to increase the nation's coal power capacity 20% by 2020 while lowering solar and wind goals, suggesting that this year's ongoing ...
President-elect Donald Trump advocated Saturday for better relations with Russian Federation, less than 24 hours after receiving an intelligence briefing about Kremlin-led cyberattacks to influence the USA election. He said he encourages elected officials to maintain a "healthy skepticism" about intelligence reports but added that "there is a difference between skepticism and disparagement".
Before boarding, Tsai spoke at the airport to thank ambassadors of four Central American diplomatic allies in Taiwan who came to the airport to wish her safe journey. Trump rattled Beijing last month by accepting a phone call from Tsai in a surprising break with decades of diplomatic protocol. Beijing feared that Trump might take things a step further.
The statement came days after the Supreme Court ruled that no politician or political party is allowed to do vote-bank politics using caste, religion or community of voters. While clarifying his remarks, Sakshi Maharaj later denied seeking vote in the name of religion. Reacting to comments of Sakshi Maharaj , UP Congress leader Akhilesh Singh said, "The BJP leader's communal remarks are a trick to divert attention from promises made by PM Modi".
U.S. Sen Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, told MSNBC that the gunman carried a military ID of a 26-year-old named Esteban Santiago. The mayor said a lone shooter was responsible for the attack. Lea said the man said nothing as he fired, eventually giving up and sprawling spread-eagle on the floor as police took him into custody. Law enforcement did not fire shots.
Azaria will be sentenced at a future hearing in several weeks. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at first backed up his then defense minister Moshe Yaalon in his criticism of Azaria's actions. Military prosecutor Nadav Weissman said the verdict was "important, clear, decisive and speaks for itself". Israel's U.N. Mission said the amount represents the portion of Israel's contribution to the U.N.'s regular budget totalling more than $40 million allocated "to anti-Israel bodies".