Australia heads to the polls May 20, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

Millions of Australians will decide on Saturday whether or not to vote back in the Conservatives after nine years under the party's rule. Australian economist Tim Harcourt tells us more. Berlin has said it's moving as fast as possible to end its reliance on Russian energy, and it called off the opening of a new gas pipeline from Russia Nord Stream 2. We talk to Adi Imsirovic, former global head of oil at Gazprom Marketing and Trading. President Joe Biden began his five-day Asia trip with a visit to a Samsung semiconductor plant on Friday. Carolina Milanesi, president of analyst …



Millions of Australians will decide on Saturday whether or not to vote back in the Conservatives after nine years under the party's rule. Australian economist Tim Harcourt tells us more. Berlin has said it's moving as fast as possible to end its reliance on Russian energy, and it called off the opening of a new gas pipeline from Russia Nord Stream 2. We talk to Adi Imsirovic, former global head of oil at Gazprom Marketing and Trading. President Joe Biden began his five-day Asia trip with a visit to a Samsung semiconductor plant on Friday. Carolina Milanesi, president of analyst and market research firm Creative Strategies, joins us from Silicon Valley to discuss this. What do authorities do after seizing the superyatchs of Russian oligarchs? Stephen Beard of our US partners Marketplace explains the difficulties they are having. Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao shares his view on Boeing's third attempt to reach the International Space Centre with the Starliner space capsule.