German companies profiting from rising tensions in the South China Sea:

According to the German Handelsblatt, German companies along with French and British arms exporters are providing engines and other defence equipment to both sides of the conflict in the South China Sea, including China, Singapore and Malaysia.

While arms sales to China are prohibited due to embargoes by both the EU and the US, the EU embargo does not cover ‘components’ and ‘dual use’ equipment.   ... →

Worlds leading banks invest 314 Billion USD in nuclear weapon producers. Public pressure mounts to stop investments in these weapons of mass destruction

Stockholm, October 10– “Don`t Bank on the Bomb”, is the only report to detail how 298 private and public financial institutions from around the world invest almost 314 billion USD into 27 companies involved in the production, maintenance and modernization of nuclear weapons. Depending on their investments and practices, financial institutions are divided into a global “Hall of Shame” or “Hall of Fame”.   ... →