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Sakchai Peechapat, CEO of Tisco Financial Group. Tisco Financial Group plans to leverage its expertise in auto lending and wealth management to expand its business once the pandemic is under control, managing director Sakchai Peechapat told the Bangkok Post in an exclusive interview. Car lending is the group’s core business …

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Inside South Korea’s Blue House, home of presidents for 74 years

South Korea’s Blue House, or Cheong Wa Dae, has served as the official residence and office of the president since the government was established in 1948. The Blue House sits at the foot of Bukhansan Mountain and is adjacent to Gyeongbokgung Palace. Elizabeth Beard/Getty Images Built in 1991 on the …

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Temasek’s Fullerton to Tokenize Private Equity Fund on ADDX

Temasek’s subsidiary, Fullerton Fund Management, plans to list a tokenized version of a private equity fund of funds on ADDX. The Fullerton Optimized Alpha Fund will be tokenized and listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX)-backed ADDX private market exchange, according to a press release on Wednesday. The fund is …

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Suo-moto probe by the DGTR: the government imposes a countervailing duty on copper tubes and pipes

Following a suo moto investigation by the Trade Remedies Branch, the government imposed a five-year countervailing duty on copper tubing and pipe from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The duty was imposed to protect domestic players from subsidized imports from these countries. “The countervailing duty imposed under this notification will be …

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China Elderly Care Industry Report 2022-2027

ReportLinker In April 2022, the State Council issued a guideline on promoting the development of the private pension system, which is recognized as an important supplement to the country’s existing pension system. New York, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com Announces Release of “China Aged Care Industry Report, 2022-2027” …

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US calls for UN Security Council meeting on North Korea | New Weapons

The meeting, which diplomats say will take place on Wednesday, comes after Pyongyang conducted the 15th missile test this year. The United States has called for a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) later this week to discuss North Korea, diplomats have said, as Washington pushes the 15-member body …

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Global Mobile Substation Market Report to 2027 – Featuring ABB, Atlas Electric and Eaton, among others

DUBLIN, May 09, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Mobile Substation Market 2021-2027” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global mobile substation market is expected to grow at a considerable CAGR during the forecast period. The growing application of mobile substations in various industries is a key driver for the …

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BTSG successfully issued sustainability bonds with more than 1.67x oversubscription

BTSG has developed a sustainability related finance framework to enable the issuance of different securities or instruments, including bonds, loans or any other debt instruments (collectively, sustainability related financial instruments or SFIs) whose financial characteristics are linked to the fact that the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) achieve predefined Sustainable Development …

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Shinhan Chief, UK Minister Discuss Climate Efforts in Financial Sector

From left, British Ambassador to Korea Colin Crooks, British Environment Minister Zac Goldsmith, Shinhan Financial Group Chairman Cho Yong-byeong and Shinhan Managing Director of Global Affairs Seo Seung-hyeon pose for a photo at the Korean Bank’s headquarters in central Seoul on Friday. (Shinhan Financial Group) Shinhan Financial Group Chairman Cho …

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Vietnam Has Huge Biomass Energy Potential, But More Incentives Needed | Business

Vietnam plans to add 9,600 MW of electricity from biomass by 2030. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam plans to add 9,600 MW of electricity from biomass by 2030, but this will require additional incentives. Pham Huong Giang, an official of the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority under the Ministry …

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Why Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter could benefit China

Tesla is the first foreign automaker to open an independent factory in China, called Gigafactory 3, in 2019. (Source: Reuters) Elon Musk and China share a mutually beneficial but complicated business relationship. After the billionaire took over Twitter, concerns about how the Musk-China affair could benefit the country began to …

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Japan’s virtual YouTubers make millions from fans

Mayu Iizuka ditches her soft-spoken persona and begins cackling, screaming and flailing wildly in a makeshift studio in Tokyo as her avatar appears on a live stream in front of hundreds of fans. Virtual YouTubers like Iizuka, who voices and animates a character called Yume Kotobuki, have turned a niche …

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Fetal Monitoring Market Research Report by Product, Portability, Method, Application, End-User, Region – Global Forecast to 2027

ReportLinker Fetal Monitoring Market Research Report by Product (Accessories & Consumables, Electronic Maternal/Fetal Monitors and Fetal Doppler Devices), Portability, Method, Application, End-User, Region (Americas, Asia Pacific & Europe, Middle East and Africa) – Global Forecast to 2027 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19 New York, May 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — …

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Asian stocks slide after Wall Street worries about fallout from rate hike

By Alun John HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell on Friday as U.S. dollar and Treasury yields rose in a reversal from the previous day after investors raised concerns that rising interest rates could harm global economic growth. The market fears that the US Federal Reserve and some other …

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DEALING IN PANDORA A/S SHARES BY DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND ASSOCIATED PERSONS

Pandora A/S Pandora A/S has been notified of transactions in Pandora A/S shares by a person discharging managerial responsibilities and/or persons closely associated. Pandora A/S board member Heine Dalsgaard announced the purchase of 1,655 shares at a total price of DKK 998,958 and now owns a total of 2,442 shares …

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China (mainland) may take steps to limit the impact of US financial weapons

The weaponization of the US dollar against Russia after its invasion of Ukraine has raised hopes that Beijing will step up its de-dollarization efforts, to protect itself against similar financial sanctions that Washington could roll out against (mainland) China. While the Chinese renminbi (RMB) is unlikely to soon dethrone …

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Tesla’s most ‘future-ready’ automaker, China’s BYD on the rise: report | Business and economy

Tesla is the most “future-ready” automaker, while Chinese rival BYD has made the most progress in improving its resilience, according to an index compiled by a leading business school. Elon Musk’s electric vehicle (EV) company ranked first in preparedness for future crises for the fourth straight year, while Shenzhen-based BYD …

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Live news: HSBC shares climb after China’s Ping An calls for breakup

BNP Paribas reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and net profit, boosted by higher trading revenue after a push to expand its investment bank. France’s biggest listed lender has stuck to its financial targets through 2025, despite slowing economic growth in its home market and spillovers to the eurozone from Russia’s invasion …

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Beijing concerned about rising tensions in North Korea, says envoy in Seoul

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – Beijing is concerned about the tense situation on the Korean peninsula, China’s envoy for Korean affairs said when he arrived for talks in Seoul this week, adding that the symptoms and the root cause of the tensions. Amid stalled denuclearization talks, North Korea has …

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New Zealand welcomes tourists again as pandemic rules eased | Business and finance

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand welcomed tourists from the United States, Canada, Britain, Japan and more than 50 other countries for the first time in more than two years on Monday after having dropped most of its remaining pandemic border restrictions. The country has long been renowned for …

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As Beijing tightens COVID restrictions, hard-hit Shanghai sees signs of life

Beijing’s COVID outbreak enters 10th day Shanghai reports 2nd day of zero cases outside quarantine areas Shanghai begins easing restrictions in some areas BEIJING/SHANGHAI, May 1 (Reuters) – China’s capital Beijing tightened COVID restrictions on Sunday as it battled an outbreak, while Shanghai let more of its 25 million people …

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The G20 seeks to improve sustainable finance to meet the 2030 agenda

The fiscal capacity of countries in the current global crisis is limited Jakarta (ANTARA) – The G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) encourages the strengthening of synergies between the public and private sectors to improve sustainable finance in order to achieve the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris. …

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China expands yuan pilot program to cover tax, social security contributions

2022 kicked off with a major leap forward for the e-CNY – also known as the digital yuan, as Chinese authorities expanded the range of utilities included in its pilot project. Three cities in Zhejiang province – located just south of Shanghai – have started experimenting with digital RMB to …

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North Korea’s Lazarus APT Targets Blockchain Firms With Crypto-Stealer Malware

A joint cybersecurity advisory from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Treasury Department warns of North Korea’s Lazarus APT targeting blockchain companies. The advisory states that the Lazarus Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group is targeting cryptocurrency companies with Trojan-protected Windows and macOS cryptocurrency …

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Creating a Niche as a Digital Brokerage

“Our goal is for our equity trading clients to seek wealth management services after investing in a variety of assets.” — Chanchai Kultavarakorn, Executive Chairman, ASL Securities Amid intense competition and digital transformation, ASL Securities aims to leverage its expertise in digital brokerage services and its connection with partners across …

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South Korea to end mandate for outdoor masks

South Korea will lift its outdoor mask mandate next week in response to a steady decline in Covid-19 cases after a surge fueled by Omicron. The announcement comes after the South Korean government scrapped nearly all other social distancing measures earlier this month, ending two years of strict requirements that …

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Incyte and Maruho Announce Strategic Alliance Agreement for Ruxolitinib Cream in Japan

WILMINGTON, Delaware & OSAKA, Japan, April 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) and Maruho Co., Ltd. announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic alliance agreement for the exclusive development, manufacturing and commercialization of ruxolitinib cream, a new cream formulation of Incyte’s selective JAK2 inhibitor ruxolitinib, for the treatment of …

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Canadian financial regulators propose full cost reporting for investment funds and segregated funds

MONTREAL, April 28, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR) today released proposals to improve the reporting of total costs for investment funds and segregated funds. These proposed amendments are intended to improve the transparency of the total fees and …

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Major Currencies Fall As Dollar Climbs Above 130 Yen And Euro Breaks Above $1.05

Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, Japanese yen, British pound and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this illustration, in Beijing, China January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, April 28 (Reuters) – The dollar rose above the psychological level of …

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EY joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste, improving measurement through deep cross-industry experience

EY joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste, improving measurement through deep cross-industry experience EY will work with the Alliance to design metrics to help unlock funding to end plastic waste EY brings global experience in the chemicals and manufacturing sectors EY’s upcoming projects will focus on measuring the success and …

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Asian stocks stumble, dollar at pandemic high on fears for global growth

By Kanupriya Kapoor (Reuters) – Most Asian stock indices fell on Wednesday as growing fears about the global economy prompted investors to dump riskier assets in favor of safe havens such as the U.S. dollar and government bonds . Financial markets are grappling with multiple risks, including the prospect of …

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Funding Obscured: The Family Office Behind Musk’s $44 Billion Twitter Takeover

Breadcrumb Links PMN Economy PMN Company Author of the article: Reuters Hyunjoo Jin and Elizabeth Dilts Marshall Content of the article When Elon Musk announced his surprise deal for Twitter Inc earlier this month, he said the social media company should contact his family office with any questions. Yet very …

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Effie Greater China launches Globalization Awards with Shoplazza

New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – April 26, 2022) – In 2022, the Effie Globalization Awards were launched, with Shoplazza as an Outstanding Partner. The awards aim to recognize prestigious and influential achievements in the field of global marketing. Effie Prize for Globalization To view an enhanced version of this …

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NDC Partnership Provides Developing Countries with Enhanced Financing Tools to Accelerate Implementation of Climate Action

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Developing countries will have access to new financing and climate finance tools to fight climate change, thanks to a financing strategy launched by the NDC partnership in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Right Honorable Andrew Holness, Premier of Jamaicalaunched the new strategy with …

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Containerboard Market to Reach USD 153.51 Billion by 2029

Fortune Business Insights The companies covered in the containerboard market are Mondi Group (UK) SCG PACKAGING PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED (Thailand) DS Smith (UK) Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd. (China) Smurfit Kappa (Ireland) International Paper (USA) Oji Fiber Solutions (NZ) Ltd. (Australia) WestRock Company (USA) Rengo Co., Ltd. (Japan) Georgia-Pacific …

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Measuring and Mis-Measuring China’s Scientific Rise

By Richard Yarrow — April 24, 2022 Chinese leaders say science, technology and innovation will make China strong, and they have spent huge sums to recruit scientists and build new research facilities. At the same time, the West is receiving a growing number of reports about China’s rise in science …

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Inflation in South Korea is the 2nd highest in Asia according to the IMF

A supermarket in Seoul. (Yonhap) The International Monetary Fund said inflation in South Korea will hit 4% this year, second only to New Zealand on a list of eight advanced economies in the Asia-Pacific region, partly because of the war in Ukraine. The projection comes as Asia’s fourth-largest economy is …

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Income tax hurdle now stands in the way of high-speed rail project

Riddled with ongoing delays, the prestigious high-speed rail project faces another hurdle: income tax. The Japanese side, which is a partner in the project, has warned of “inevitable delays” if its multiple petitions seeking exemption from income tax provisions for its consultants engaged in the design aspects of the train …

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Minister of Finance: Comprehensive multilateral action is crucial to deal with the global debt crisis | Malaysia

Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz speaks at Dewan Rakyat, Kuala Lumpur, March 14, 2022. – Bernama pic KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 – Thorough and comprehensive multilateral action is needed to address the worsening global debt crisis, Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz has said. “While …

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JinkoSolar’s subsidiary, Jinko Solar Co., Ltd., announces certain preliminary unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2022

SHANGRAO, China, April 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the world’s largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers, today announced certain unaudited preliminary financial results for the three months are finished March 31, 2022. For the three months ended March …

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UK retail sales fall more than expected as prices bite

(Bloomberg) — Bloomberg’s Most Read UK retail sales plunged more than expected in March as the cost of living crisis weighed on incomes and consumers braced for higher taxes and energy bills. The volume of goods sold in stores and online fell 1.4% after falling 0.5% in February, the Office …

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Global Air Freshener Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Global Air Freshener Market Global Air Freshener Market Dublin, April 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Global Air Fresheners Market (2022-2027) by Product, Customers, Application, Distribution Channel, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Impact of Covid-19 with Ansoff Analysis” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Air …

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Business News | Stock and Stock Market News | Financial news

Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values Adani Wilmar INE699H01024, PUNCH, 543458 Addiction INE002A01018, TRUST, 500325 Infosys INE009A01021, INFY, 500209 HDFC Bank INE040A01034, HDFCBANK, 500180 Tata Power INE245A01021, TATAPOWER, 500400 …

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G-20 finance chiefs to focus on inflation, may split on Russia

Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies are set to begin a one-day meeting in Washington on Wednesday with the aim of tackling global inflation, which has been accelerated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the rally can only demonstrate the rift within the group, as Russian Finance …

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SOTC Travel Expands Presence in Tamil Nadu with New Franchised Outlet in Trichy | India is blooming

Trichy/IBNS: SOTC Travel, an omnichannel travel and tourism company, recently inaugurated its new franchise outlet in Thillai Nagar. With the strategic objective of tapping into the high potential market of Trichy and expanding the company’s footprint in Tamil Nadu, the company’s new outlet is located in the heart of the …

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TopEdit and Turnitin Partner to Support the Integrity of Research Publications in China

TopEdit, a provider of academic editing and publication support services for Chinese scholars, becomes an official partner of Turnitin’s plagiarism prevention service, iThenticate, in China. SHANGHAI, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, TopEdit—a provider of academic editing and publication support services for scholars in China—and Turnitin– a global provider of …

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Business news, strategy, finance and company insights

India’s benchmarks, the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty, are set to open lower on Monday, reflecting weakness in Asian peers and a negative finish on Wall Street on rate hike fears. Negative trends on SGX Nifty also signaled a lower open for domestic exchanges, with SGX Nifty futures trading 80 …

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Japan plans to cut quarterly business reporting rules

A rule requiring Japanese companies to report their performance to the government every three months is likely to be scrapped, the Yomiuri Shimbun has heard. Companies that raise funds from investors through the issuance of shares or bonds are required to submit quarterly reports to the Ministry of Finance. However, …

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Prinn Panitchpakdi: Thailand’s rising political star overshadowed by sex offense charges

Accusations of sexual harassment and assault leveled against a rising star in the Democratic coalition have shocked not only party supporters but Thai society in general. Prinn Panitchpakdi quit his post as deputy Democratic leader on Thursday (April 14) along with other party posts, including that of campaign leader for …

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JD Vance, the latest candidate to win Trump’s endorsement

JD Vance has become the latest candidate to win Donald Trump’s coveted endorsement in a Republican primary this year. Vance, who dragged in the crowded Ohio Senate race, joined more than 130 candidates Trump is betting as a test of his continued influence in GOP politics. The author had previously …

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OFAC Update Claims Ronin Hack Is Linked To North Korean Hacker Syndicate Lazarus

According to the US Treasury and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the recent Ronin Bridge hack may have been linked to the North Korean hacker syndicate called Lazarus Group. Federal law enforcement officials have linked the reported Ethereum address linked to the Ronin Bridge exploit to the hacker …

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Japan’s consumer inflation set to pick up, still far from BOJ target: Reuters poll

TOKYO (Reuters) – Core consumer inflation in Japan likely accelerated in March from a year earlier, but was still well below the Bank of Japan’s price target, according to a Reuters poll, reinforcing the view that the BOJ will lag far behind other central banks in policy normalization. Separate data …

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Dedoco partners with finance companies to offer Sign with Singpass, further simplifying the KYC process for FinTech MSMEs

SINGAPORE, April 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dedoco, a decentralized document management and digital workflow platform, today announced that it has partnered with finance companies, South East Asia largest SME digital finance platformmto enable Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) customers Singapore sign loan contracts through the country’s digital signature service, …

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Live News: German President cancels Kyiv visit after admitting he would not be welcome

JPMorgan will release its first-quarter results on Wednesday to kick off the US season. Banks are set to be hit by a slowdown in corporate transactions, while energy is set to rebound thanks to a surge in crude prices. Wall Street lowered its expectations heading into the quarter, but U.S. …

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Allen Edwards marks his publishing debut with the release of ‘Holiday’

A new novel tells the story of a traveling couple whose vacation turns into a wild hunt when one of them goes missing HEREFORD, England, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Combining mystery, thrill and suspense, author Allen Edwards marks its entry into the world of publishing with the release of …

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(April 11 Korea JoongAng Daily EDITORIAL)

Capacity and diversity matter On Sunday, President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol nominated candidates to head eight ministries. Announcing the nominations at a press conference, Yoon said he bases his decisions on individuals’ expertise in their fields. The president-elect also stressed that he did not take into account the regional origin of the …

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Why the Japanese company behind the postal scandal is still getting taxpayer money

Indeed, the company has won government contracts worth around £3.5bn, while criminal prosecutions of Fujitsu staff who supported the Post’s warped crusade have been conspicuously absent. Founded in 1935, Fujitsu is worth £58 billion and its UK branch had sales of £1.3 billion last year, around a quarter of its …

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The Crypto Conundrum: Crypto’s Volatility Is Also Reflected In Its Political Acceptance

By Shubhangi Shah Since its launch in 2009, cryptocurrencies have seen steep ups and downs. From bitcoin, the most popular digital currency, hitting a price as high as $46,715 to misled investors of $600 million, a lot has happened in the cryptocurrency world this year. It may be impossible to …

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EXPLAINER-What the political upheaval in Pakistan means for the rest of the world

By Jonathan Landay and Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD, April 10 (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted in a vote of no confidence in parliament on Sunday morning after three years and seven months in office. A new government is likely to be formed under opposition leader Shehbaz …

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Campaign finance watchdog slaps massive fine on Trump’s super PAC donation of foreign national

The fine is the third largest in FEC history, according to the Campaign Legal Center, the nonprofit group that filed the original complaint over the donations in 2019. “We applaud the FEC for doing their job. Imposing this severe sanction helps protect voters’ voices from being drowned out by foreign …

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Global Autonomous Bus Door Systems Market (2022 to 2027) – By Door Type, Mechanism, Automation Level, Propulsion Type, Component and Geography

DUBLIN, April 08, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Autonomous Bus Door Systems Market (2022-2027) by Door Type, Mechanism, Automation Level, Propulsion Type, Component, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Covid Impact -19 with Ansoff analysis” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Autonomous Bus Door Systems Market is estimated to be …

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Chinese students from the University of Nottingham Ningbo win international award for cutting-edge design

NINGBO, China, April 08, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With an aging population and changing socio-economic background, the traditional Chinese family support system for the elderly has become more difficult. Students at the University of Nottingham Ningbo in China have designed cutting-edge wearable technology to monitor and record health data, enabling the best possible …

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CRISPR/Cas9 license agreement for ERS Genomics and CIEA

DUBLIN, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ERS Genomics Limited (ERS) is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with the Central Institute for Experimental Animals (CIEA) in Japan. This is a non-exclusive license agreement granting CIEA access to the ERS CRISPR/Cas9 patent portfolio. (PRNewsfoto/ERS Genomics) ERS, co-founded by Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier, …

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Regional thought leaders shared their views on the future of clean mobility in Asia at the Future Mobility Asia event preview

The luminaries steering committee met on March 20, 2022 at the Bangkok Marriott for a press conference and preview of the event Future Mobility Asia The luminaries steering committee met on March 20, 2022 at the Bangkok Marriott for a press conference and preview of the event Singapore, Singapore, April …

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Germany warns of overreliance on trade with China

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Christian Lindner on Wednesday (April 6th) expressed concern about his country’s heavy reliance on trade with China, saying Europe’s biggest economy needed to “diversify” its export destinations . “My concern is that…we have a strong economic interconnection with China,” Lindner said in an interview …

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Google can’t punish developers over payment workarounds

The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) said on Tuesday (April 5) that US tech giant Google cannot stop South Korean app developers from using payment bypasses, meaning the company is losing its edge on digital sales commissions, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Tuesday (April 5). Google had been …

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Artificial Photosynthesis Market Worth $185 Million by 2030

CHICAGO, April 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to new market research report “Artificial Photosynthesis Market by application (hydrocarbon, hydrogen, chemicals), technology (co-electrolysis, photo-electrocatalysis, nanotechnology, hybrid process), region (North AmericaACPA, EuropeRest of the world) – Global forecasts until 2030″, released by MarketsandMarkets™, the Artificial Photosynthesis market size will grow to $185 …

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Pace rolls out virtual card in Singapore for BNPL Payments

Pace Enterprise, a Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) company, has announced the launch of its virtual Pace Card which is now available in Singapore and can be activated instantly at no cost through the app. As a new feature of the Pace app, the Pace Card gives consumers the same …

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California coronavirus updates: Grand jury finds Sacramento County Council undermined public health response during pandemic

Find an updated number of COVID-19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. Latest updates Grand jury finds Sacramento County Council undermined public health response during pandemic Biden administration greenlights another COVID-19 reminder for people 50 and older COVID-19 hospitalizations in the United States have fallen to …

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Korea and Vietnam discuss using technology to collect taxes

Commissioner of Korea’s National Tax Service Kim Dae-ji, left, poses with Director General of Vietnam’s General Department of Taxation Cao Anh Tuan in Seoul on Monday. [NATIONAL TAX SERVICE] The heads of Korea’s and Vietnam’s tax agencies met in Seoul to discuss tax challenges facing Korean businesses and digital technology …

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A new chapter for space travel and an anniversary for NATO

This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Sign up here to receive the newsletter straight to your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week, As TS Eliot wrote in his poem “The Waste Land”, “April is the cruellest month”. I say this …

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Liverpool and Man United set for bargain as Maguire issues £11m

Both Liverpool and Man United are in contention to pocket ‘significant sums’ from July’s exhibition game in Thailand. That’s the view of finance guru Kieran Maguire, speaking exclusively to Football Insider on the potential for profitability of touring abroad. As both Liverpool and United club media confirmed on Thursday, March …

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War in Ukraine puts pressure on European farmers

Jack Ronan’s farm is one of the 10 largest in Ireland. But with the war in Ukraine driving up feed prices, he has begun to consider slaughtering his herd for the first time since his family started farming in County Tipperary three generations ago. The cost of feed, fertilizer and …

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Linklaters hires head of M&A practice for Ashurst in Tokyo

A general view of Tokyo Tower is seen from the city of Tokyo, Japan, August 6, 2021. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tracy Whiriskey was most recently head of mergers and acquisitions for Ashurst in Tokyo. She previously worked at Clifford Chance (Reuters) – …

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Thai union president Kraisorn Chansiri and eight others fined for insider trading

Nine people, including the founder and chairman of Thai Union, faced civil penalties from the Thai Security and Trading Commission after an investigation found they had engaged in misdemeanors insiders on the shares of the company. Thai Union, based in Bangkok, Thailand, was founded by Kraisorn Chansiri in 1977 and …

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Adyen goes beyond payments and announces integrated financial products

AMSTERDAM, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global financial technology platform of choice for large enterprises, today announced its expansion beyond payments to create integrated financial products. These products will allow platforms and marketplaces to create tailored financial experiences for their users, such as small business owners …

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Q2 growth in Japan will be slower than expected due to higher prices and the war in Ukraine

By Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s economy will grow at a slower pace than previously thought in the next quarter, in part due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its inflationary effect on global commodity prices commodities and energy, a Reuters poll of economists revealed on Thursday. Pressure from …

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Thailand News Today | Songkran This Year: What You Can and Can’t Do

no foam parties or powder sprawls will be allowed in Bangkok during Songkran next month, but when it comes to splashing water during Thai New Year, the rules are a bit vague. Quote without quotes “Traditional water sprinkling” is allowed, but officials haven’t clarified what exactly that means. Bangkok’s Communicable …

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China’s March factory activity likely dwindled amid virus outbreaks

An employee works at an electric cable factory in Baoying, Jiangsu province July 23, 2006. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, March 30 (Reuters) – Chinese factory activity likely declined in March, a Reuters poll shows, as the country imposed more mass testing and …

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Energy import costs are increasingly affecting trade

Korea’s import cost of crude oil, gas and coal for the first 80 days of this year jumped 85.4 percent from a year earlier. The Korean Customs Service announced on March 28 that the cost of crude oil, gas and coal imports from South Korea for the first …

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Q&A with Matthews Asia – Fund Selector Asia

How can investors achieve their ESG goals through exposure to Asian equities? For investors interested in sustainability themes, such as reducing carbon emissions, reducing poverty, providing access to affordable healthcare and housing, and creating greater financial inclusion in developing world, Asia remains a very important investment destination, in our view. …

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China worries war-blinded ESG managers in Russia

(Bloomberg) – Caught off guard by Russia’s war on Ukraine, fund managers who are paid to avoid environmental, social and governance risks have begun to look at China with a new sense of unease. Bloomberg’s Most Read Their exposure to China is enormous. Pure ESG funds domiciled in Europe alone …

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Russia risks becoming the new North Korea

JPMorgan’s Tingting Ge says trade diversion to China is “technically feasible” but would be limited by capacity, transportation costs and geopolitical concerns. “Concerns about the risks of secondary sanctions will also reduce the incentive for China to significantly increase imports from Russia and play a re-export role,” she said. “We …

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China Construction Industry Report 2021-2025: The industry will register an average annual growth of 4.4%, 2022-2025, supported by investments in capital projects in the transport and construction sectors. ‘energy

DUBLIN, March 25, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Construction in China – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2025 (Q4 2021)” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The report revised China’s construction industry’s estimated growth in 2021 down, with the industry now expected to grow 4% in real terms this year, down …

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Green innovation is the hallmark of emerging leaders in MIT Technology Review Insights’ annual global decarbonization rankings

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Produced by MIT Technology Review Insights in association with Morgan Stanley, Citrixand Iris Ceramica GroupThe Green Future Index 2022 is the second annual comparative ranking of 76 countries and territories on the progress and commitment they are making towards a green future by …

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Insurers are making strategic investments in Insurtech companies to expand their digital distribution channels

DUBLIN, March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The report “Asia Pacific Embedded Finance Business and Investment Opportunities – 50+ KPIs on Embedded Lending, Insurance, Payment, and Wealth Segments – Q1 2022 Update” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Asia Pacific The integrated finance sector is expected to grow by 39.7% …

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Thailand trapped in household debt quagmire

Most Thai households were mired in high debt even before COVID-19 hit in early 2020. For many years, the average Thai worker struggled to make ends meet, forcing them to depend on borrowing . The latest crises on a global scale, like the lingering pandemic and its plethora of variants, …

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Guerbet: 2021 annual results

GUERBET 2021 annual results > +2.8% at current exchange rates (€732.1m) > +7.9% at constant exchange rates and at constant perimeter (at constant perimeter1) > EBITDA margin2 above expectations: 14.4% to €105.1m compared to 14.1% in 2020 > Sharp increase in net income to €32.6m (compared to €18.2m in 2020) …

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Asian banks ‘fall short’ of decarbonization efforts – study

A villager walks past a coal-fired power station on the outskirts of Datong, Shanxi province November 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Lee Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, March 23 (Reuters) – Asian banks are “failing” to meet global commitments to tackle climate change and align with their …

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