Virgin Orbit Names Stephen Zhang as first VP of Investor Relations – Parabolic Arc

Boeing 747 Cosmic Girl (Credit: Virgin Orbit) LONG BEACH, Calif., June 21, 2022 (Virgin Orbit PR) — Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB) is pleased to announce the addition of Stephen Zhang as the company’s first Vice President of Investor Relations. Zhang will work as the company’s primary liaison to the investor community, while serving as a … Read more

Paris and Canberra want to “reset” their strategic relations

French Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu attends the Shangri-La dialogue summit in Singapore, June 11, 2022. ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP France officially wants to turn the page on the painful episode of the rupture in September 2021 by Australia of the 56 billion euro submarine contract which had opened a crisis between Paris and Canberra. After … Read more

In Corsica, relations are strained between Simeoni and the prefect

Gilles Simeoni, President of the Corsican Executive Council. PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / AFP How far can the arm wrestling between the Community of Corsica and the government go? Two timid rallies organized on Saturday, December 4, in front of the prefectures of Ajaccio and Bastia reflect this rise in pressure from Femu a Corsica (“Let’s make … Read more

After Boris Johnson’s letter, relations at the lowest between Paris and London

French fishing boats block the entrance to the port of Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine) on November 26, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP At its lowest, relations between France and the United Kingdom deteriorated further on Friday, November 26. Less than 48 hours after the death of twenty-seven people (including seven women and three children) in the Channel, … Read more

The 35-hour case tends to strain relations between town halls and the executive

A cleanliness officer from the City of Paris, Place d’Italie, May 31, 2019. PATRICK GELS / SIPA Time is tightening and the debate is tense. Less than six months before the presidential election, the issue of working time for local officials is causing renewed nervousness between the government and its opponents. The law on the … Read more

Nicolas Maduro calls for normalization of relations between Venezuela and Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on October 15, 2021. FEDERICO PARRA / AFP Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro estimated, Wednesday, October 20, that his country and Colombia, which no longer have diplomatic relations since 2019, should “Normalize” their reports. “We must solve our problems, regularize, normalize commercial, productive, economic relations. We must normalize consular and … Read more

Moscow breaks off relations with NATO

Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, announced that his country was “indefinitely” suspending its mission to NATO during a press conference on October 18, 2021, in Moscow. AP The last existing communication channels between Russia and NATO were cut on Monday, October 18, at the initiative of the Russian side, which denounces “The increasingly aggressive line” … Read more

North and South Korea take a step towards resuming relations

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left), and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, April 27, 2018, in Panmunjeom, near the inter-Korean border, on the north side. KOREA SUMMIT PRESS POOL / AFP The gesture looks like a new thaw in inter-Korean relations, even if the context remains tense. Pyongyang and Seoul announced Monday, October 4, the … Read more

“The term ‘apartheid’ makes it possible to think over time the asymmetry of Israeli-Palestinian relations”

Pro-Palestinian protesters call for a boycott of Israel and recognition of the State of Palestine in Paris in 2015. MATTHIEU ALEXANDRE / AFP Urecently published column in The world proposes to clarify the use of the term “apartheid” for “Qualify Israel’s policy towards the Palestinians”. This employment is denounced on the pretext that it would … Read more

By severing its diplomatic relations with Morocco, Algeria “wants to show that it is back on the international scene”

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra at a press conference in Algiers, August 24, 2021. RYAD KRAMDI / … Read more