Buffett's close friend and business partner Munger died at the age of 99.
According to a number of foreign media reports, Charles Munger, a legendary investment tycoon, Warren Buffett's close friend and business partner and vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway's board of directors, died on the 28th local time at the age of 99.
According to the report, Berkshire Hathaway said in a press release that Munger "died peacefully" in a hospital in California on Tuesday morning, but the cause of death was not announced. Buffett said in a press release, "Without Charlie's inspiration, wisdom and participation, Berkshire Hathaway could not have developed to its present position."
It is understood that Munger was born on January 1, 1924 and died only one month before his 100th birthday. In addition to Berkshire, Charles Munger is also a real estate lawyer, chairman and publisher of Daily Mail, and a member of the board of Costco. According to Forbes, as of November 28, 2023, Munger's net worth was $2.6 billion.
Charles Munger is also a philanthropist. He has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to educational institutions including the University of Michigan, Stanford University and Harvard Law School.
Ukraine: The wife of the General Intelligence Director was deliberately poisoned.
According to Reuters's report on 28th, Budano Eva, the wife of Budanov, director of the General Intelligence Department of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence, was poisoned and is being treated in the hospital. Andrei Yusov, spokesman of the General Intelligence Department of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence, confirmed the truth of the news on the same day. After the incident, the Kiev authorities launched an investigation with "attempted murder".
The news was first reported by Ukrainian media Babel News Network on 28th. A source who asked not to be named said that Budano Wa was suspected of being poisoned by heavy metals and was rushed to the hospital. According to the report, Budano's body contains traces of heavy metals "which will not be used in daily life or military affairs", and "the existence of poisons may indicate that someone deliberately poisoned", and several "staff members of the General Intelligence Department of the Ukrainian Ministry of National Defense are also receiving relevant treatment for suspected poisoning".
According to "Ukrainian Pravda" quoted a police insider on the 28th, the poison was "probably taken by being mixed with food". The insider also said: "Budano Wa has been complaining that she is very uncomfortable, so she had a medical examination and the result confirmed that she was poisoned."
Iran issued a warning when the US carrier strike group sailed into the Persian Gulf.
According to Iran's Tasneem News Agency reported on the 27th, the naval commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Tanji Xili, said on the same day that when the US aircraft carrier strike group Eisenhower sailed into the Persian Gulf on the 26th, "Iranian drones flew over the US aircraft carrier strike group and warned the US military to let the US armed helicopters guarding the convoy land, and the US military listened to the warning". Tangisili also said, "When the US aircraft carrier strike group saw a large number of Iranian speedboats, it quickly moved to the southern Persian Gulf and neighboring countries."
Tangisili said that Iran took "videos and photos of the actions of the US aircraft carrier strike group". "This time, as soon as they entered the Persian Gulf, they were more obedient and cooperative than before."
For Iran's statement, the US has no response at present. The US Central Command said on 26th that the USS Eisenhower strike group "completed the task of crossing the Strait of Hormuz into Persian Gulf waters", and the strike group will continue to support the task of the US Central Command.
Hamas and Israel exchange detainees in the fifth round
On the evening of November 28th, local time, according to the two-day extension of the temporary ceasefire agreement reached by Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), the release of the fifth batch of detainees began.
On the evening of November 28th local time, Israel released the fifth batch of 30 Palestinian detainees, including 15 women and 15 minors. At the same time, the IDF issued a statement on its official social media saying that the fifth batch of detainees released by Hamas that night had entered Israel, including 10 Israeli detainees and 2 foreign detainees.
Musk visited Israel to negotiate the application of "Star Chain" and promised to stop spreading hatred.
Elon musk, the richest man in the world and an American Silicon Valley entrepreneur, visited Israel on 27th and reached a "consensus in principle" with Israel on allowing the Gaza Strip to use the satellite Internet communication service of his company.
Musk is under pressure because his social media platform X (formerly Twitter) is full of so-called "anti-Semitic remarks". During his visit to Israel, he did not directly talk about related issues, but promised to do his best to stop the spread of hatred.
Finland will close all border crossings with Russia.
The Finnish government announced on November 28th that Finland decided to close the Rajayosepi port bordering Russia from 0: 00 on November 30th to December 13th. As this port is the only eastern border port still in use in Finland, it means that all border ports on the Finnish-Russian land border will be closed.
Finnish Prime Minister Orpo said at the press conference that the move was a necessary and appropriate measure to effectively curb illegal immigrants, and the government's goal was to restore the border situation to normal as soon as possible. Rantanen, Minister of the Interior of Finland, said that if necessary, the possibility of extension of the restriction would not be ruled out.
According to the press release issued by the Finnish government, since the beginning of August, nearly 1,000 third-country citizens without visas have tried to reach Finland through the eastern border crossings, and most of them have applied for asylum. On November 18th, the Finnish government closed four border ports in the southeast bordering the Russian Federation, and closed the eastern border ports of Kuusamo and Sala from November 24th.
Russia informed Japan that it would stop implementing an agreement on cooperation in reducing nuclear weapons.
On November 28th, local time, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported that on the 21st of this month, Russia had informed Japan that it would stop implementing an agreement on cooperation in reducing nuclear weapons. The agreement will lose its legal effect on May 21, 2024, six months after the Russian side officially notified the Japanese side.
It is reported that the above-mentioned agreement was signed by the Russian and Japanese governments on October 13, 1993, and its main content involves cooperation between the two sides to destroy the nuclear weapons that Russia should reduce. According to the agreement, Japan provides funds and technology to safely dismantle Russian retired nuclear submarines.
Millay's first stop in the United States was to pay tribute to Jewish fundamentalist leaders
On the 27th local time, Argentine President-elect Javier Mille arrived in new york for a visit to the United States. According to New York Post, Millay's first stop was the cemetery of a famous rabbi in Queens, new york.
According to the report, Millay wore a Jewish round hat and all-black clothes that day, and went to the grave of Menachem Mendel Schnathan, the leader of the Jewish fundamentalist movement. Menachem was born in 1902 and died in the United States in 1994. He was influential in the United States before his death, and his cemetery attracted hundreds of thousands of people to visit every year after his death.
Spain's Le Monde said that in recent years, as a Catholic, Millai has been trying to get close to and integrate into Judaism. Millay's spokesman said earlier that Millay would convert to Judaism.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the right to host the 2030 World Expo.
On November 28th, local time, the 173rd General Assembly of the Bureau of International Expositions held in Paris, France voted to elect Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, as the host city of the 2030 World Expo.
South Korea will introduce 165,000 foreign workers next year, a record high.
According to a report in the Korean National Daily on November 27th, the South Korean government held a meeting on the 27th, and the number of foreign workers entering Korea to work under the employment permit system in 2024 was determined to be 165,000, a record high. Some analysts pointed out that the South Korean government's move is to alleviate the labor shortage caused by low birth rate and aging.
According to the new regulations, the quota of foreign workers in various industries in Korea varies, with 95,000 in manufacturing, 5,000 in shipbuilding, 16,000 in agriculture, 10,000 in fishing, 6,000 in construction and 13,000 in service. According to the data, foreign citizens must apply for an E-9 visa if they want to enter small and medium-sized enterprises in South Korea for manual work. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 39, have no criminal record, have relevant vocational skills or educational background, and pass the Korean proficiency test.