US halts Blinken China visit after spy balloon row
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While the balloon was, the Pentagon said, “traveling at an altitude well above commercial air traffic” and did “not present a military or physical threat to people on the ground”, its presence sparked outrage. Article source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-64516218?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA ..read more
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HCM City: number of newly-established firms down in January
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03-Feb-2023 Intellasia | VNA | 5:02 AM <!– –> <!– –> There were 2,536 newly-established businesses in HCM City in January with a total newly registered capital of over 17.9 trillion VND (778 million USD), down 7.07 percent in volume and 38.03 percent in value year-on-year, reported the municipal People’s Committee. The additional capital surpassed ..read more
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Vietjet slashes up to 90pct off flight tickets
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03-Feb-2023 Intellasia | VNS | 5:02 AM <!– –> <!– –> Vietjet has launched attractive promotions in order to welcome travellers on new international routes, the airline announced on Tuesday. Accordingly, Vietjet offers passengers a discount of up to 90 per cent from February 1 to February 3, 2023 when they book tickets and apply ..read more
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Twitter playing ‘stupid game’ to stall ex-workers’ legal claims: lawyer
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Twitter Inc is refusing to arbitrate legal claims by hundreds of ex-employees who cannot produce copies of employment contracts they signed, after the company successfully moved to have their class action claims sent to arbitration, according to a court filing. Shannon Liss-Riordan, a lawyer for more than 1,000 people who were laid off or fired ..read more
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US court revives CFPB prepaid rule on fees, in defeat for PayPal
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A U.S. appeals court has revived a U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule governing how providers of digital wallets disclose commonly used fees to prepaid customers. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C, rejected an argument by PayPal Inc, one of the largest digital wallet providers, that the CFPB overstepped its authority by ..read more
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United States, South Korea stage air drills again despite complaints from North
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SEOUL: The United States and South Korea staged drills for the second time in a week on Friday (Feb 3) with some of their latest warplanes, despite North Korean complaints that the exercises were increasing tensions on the peninsula. The two countries conducted a joint air exercise over the sea to the west of the ..read more
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Bird flu detected in mammals but risk to humans low: Experts
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PARIS: Experts have warned that the recent detection of bird flu in mammals including foxes, otters, minks, seals and even grizzly bears is concerning but emphasised that the virus would have to significantly mutate to spread between humans. Since late 2021, Europe has been gripped by its worst-ever outbreak of bird flu, with North and ..read more
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Chinese spy balloon over US is weather device says Beijing
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US defence officials said they believed the balloon, seen above sensitive areas in recent days, was in fact a “high-altitude surveillance” device. Article source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-64515033?at_medium=RSS&at_campaign=KARANGA ..read more
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Taseko in discussions with Sojitz for Gibraltar Mines share acquisition
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Canada-based Taseko Mines Limited said on Friday it was in confidential discussions with Japanese trading house Sojitz Corp over the potential purchase of the latter’s share in Gibraltar Mines. Taseko added that no binding agreement had been reached so far. Sojitz said it is selling its 12.5 per cent stake in the Canadian copper mine ..read more
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Tech trillion club’s wobble in four charts
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Disappointing earnings from Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc and Amazon.com on Thursday renewed concerns of a slowdown in demand as consumers and businesses remain cautious about spending amid rising economic uncertainty. The tech industry has already laid off thousands of employees in an effort to cut costs as they brace for an impending slowdown. The following ..read more
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