“Statement” in the news

Example collocations

issued a statement
mission statement
official statement
released a statement
statement saying

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Publications and example sentences

Washington Post
· Asian markets mostly higher on hopes for coronavirus vaccine  
The Bank of Japan was due to issue a policy statement on Wednesday but not expected to make any significant changes in its ultra-easy monetary stance.
The Age
· Oral B sinks teeth into Colgate over 'misleading' whitening claims  
Procter & Gamble is seeking damages and an injunction to stop Colgate marketing the toothpaste using the claims and an order forcing the company to publish a statement correcting the claims.
Japan Today
· China vows retaliation after Trump ends preferential status for Hong Kong  
China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday Beijing will impose retaliatory sanctions against U.S. individuals and entities in response to the law targeting banks, though the statement released through state media did not reference the executive order.
· Nearly 100 Breonna Taylor protesters arrested on Kentucky attorney general's lawn  
Lamont Washington of the Louisville Metro Police Department said in a statement.
The New York Times
· Trump’s Falsehoods on Police Shootings, Biden, Coronavirus and China  
Speaking in the Rose Garden and in an earlier television interview, the president made incorrect, misleading and exaggerated statements on a wide variety of topics.
Washington Post
· China: US Xinjiang warning ‘bad for the whole world’  
“This is bad for China, bad for the United States and bad for the whole world,” said a ministry statement.
Financial Express
· New Visa rule for foreign students in the US: Trump administration rescinds international students visa policy  
They will return to the status quo,” Judge Allison Burroughs, the federal district judge in Boston, said in a surprise statement at the top of the hearing on the lawsuit.
Washington Post
· Trump’s former doctor wins House GOP nomination in Texas  
“This is a particularly challenging Election Day,” Bexar County Elections Administrator Jacque Callanen said in a statement.
The Japan Times
· U.S. banks set aside billions as buffer against bad loans  
Meanwhile, Citigroup added $5.6 billion in reserves also due to the “deterioration” of the outlook, as well as downgrades in loan quality due to the virus, the bank said in a statement.
Malay Mail
· Australia moves A-League football playoffs back a week amid Covid-19 surge  
The A-League's regular season, which resumes on Friday after a four-month hiatus, will finish on Aug. 19 with the semi-finals scheduled to start three days later and the Grand Final on Aug. 30, the FFA said in a statement.