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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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Explainer: A Chinese spy ship is due to dock in Sri Lanka’s port on August 16 – here’s why India is watching closely

A Chinese ballistic missile and satellite tracking vessel will dock at the port of Hambantota on the southern coast of Sri Lanka for a week starting August 16, PTI reported on Saturday (August 13), citing sources. Sri Lanka, which had previously asked China to postpone the arrival of the high-tech …

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Yili Remains the World’s Most Valuable Dairy Brand in the 2022 Brand Finance Report

HUHHOT, China, August 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About August 10, Brand Finance, the global leader in brand valuation and strategy consulting, has released its Food & Drink 2022 report, identifying the most valuable and strongest brands in the food and beverage industries. Yili has been recognized as the world’s most …

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Avelacom improves connectivity in the Middle East in the face of new market trends

Avelacom found that the small markets in the region were not sufficiently covered by third-party providers. Avelacom has announced new optimized links on its network to Istanbul (Bursa Istanbul), Riyadh (Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul) and Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, TASE). The low-latency connectivity, IT infrastructure and data solutions …

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Live Updates: US Wholesale Inflation Eases Slightly in July on Lower Gasoline Costs

New jobless claimants in the United States rose last week to the highest number of claims since November, hinting at a cooling in the labor market. There were 262,000 initial jobless claims on a seasonally adjusted basis in the week to Aug. 6, according to U.S. Labor Department data released …

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New head of Thailand’s tourist office in Stockholm

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Stockholm office, welcomes the new Director, Ms. Orn Doungchan for the Nordic and Baltic countries. With her extensive market and tourism industry experience, she shares her visions and goals for Thailand to remain a top destination in the Nordic and Baltic market. Ms. Orn was …

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Korea Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market Share Business Opportunity to 2030 | Datamatics, Genpact, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

2022-2030 Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Industry Overview: This has brought about several changes, this report also covers the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market. The Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market analysis summary by Market strides is …

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LIVE STOCK MARKET: Nifty, Sensex, Q1 earnings, US inflation, Airtel, Delhivery, Coal India

CLOSING BELL Stock Market Highlights: Domestic stocks remained in a range below the flatline on Wednesday as a lack of domestic triggers kept investors away. The S&P BSE Sensex closed 36 points, or 0.06%, down at 58,817, while the Nifty50 closed at 17,535, up 10 points or 0.06%. Hindalco, UPL, …

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Google Cloud announces upcoming regions in Malaysia, Thailand, and New Zealand

Fresh off an expansion into Mexico, Google today announced the launch of new Google Cloud regions focused in Asia-Pacific (APAC), specifically Malaysia, Thailand, and New Zealand. When they go live, they will bring Google’s total number of cloud regions to 34, less than Azure’s 60, but ahead of AWS’s 26. …

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Bridgewater fends off Chinese ‘All Weather’ copycats

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio’s huge popularity in China has not only attracted local investors to his funds, but also spawned local challengers using his strategy and brand.” All Weather” to try and beat him at his own game. Now the Connecticut-based hedge …

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Technavio Heated and Unburned Tobacco Products Market Research Report Forecasts $22.22 Billion Growth – 20.91% YoY Growth Achieved in 2021

NEW YORK, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Combustionless Heated Tobacco Products Market is Growing at a CAGR of 26.21% and Expected to Record a Gradual Growth of $22.22 billion between 2020 and 2025. The report analyzes the size and growth of the market. It also provides accurate predictions about …

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China defends its role in African finance after US comments on ‘debt trap’

As the United States steps up diplomatic efforts in Africa ahead of a leaders’ summit in December, China pushes back on allegations of Chinese ‘debt traps’ for African nations made by Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the US ambassador to the United Nations , during its African Food Security Tour. Thomas-Greenfield, who ended …

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Upgrading Korea’s Intellectual Property Valuation System

Korea Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Lee In-sil speaks with the Korea Herald at the KIPO office in Daejeon on July 26. (KIPO) In light of the uncertainties regarding the global competition for hegemony, the pandemic and digitalization, the head of South Korea’s intellectual property agency pointed out that the upgrade …

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US climate bill welcomed internationally but still criticized for not going far enough

US officials hope this will put them in a better position for the tough negotiations ahead: the international climate talks in Egypt this fall. Kerry and Biden now have billions in legislative clean energy investments to brag about when they head to COP27 in November, which U.S. lawmakers and experts …

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Asian Council urges Japan, South Korea to help Sri Lanka

(MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) The Asian Council’s Forum for Economic Cooperation, made up of regional leaders from across the continent, has urged Japan and South Korea to help Sri Lanka overcome the current economic crisis. The island nation of 22 million is facing an unprecedented economic collapse with inflation in July …

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Bill to Counter Wall Street’s Influence on Crypto

The cryptocurrency regulatory proposals that have been circulating on Capitol Hill so far have been largely industry-friendly, but opposition to this approach is beginning to organize. In what is almost certainly a first step toward building a coalition for tough regulation, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is circulating a letter among …

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Where do Singapore organizations stand on digital agility among the APAC markets surveyed

According to a recent study, only 38% of organizations in Asia-Pacific were at advanced stages of digital agility. In a recent study commissioned by Workday, it was observed that four out of 10 organizations in Singapore (37%) still lag behind in digital agility, even despite opportunities to accelerate digital transformation …

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Development financing in Asia: a dissertation

Book review: Takehiko Nakao, The Rise of Asia: Prospects and Beyond. Memoir of the President of the Asian Development Bank 2013-2020 (Asian Development Bank, 2022) In April 2013, just five months after Xi Jinping took office as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Takehiko Nakao was appointed President …

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Political support essential for China’s economic and financial recovery

According to the latest statistics from the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), monetary and financial data showed a return to growth in June. At the end of June, the broad money (M2) balance was RMB 258.15 trillion, an increase of 11.4% year-on-year, and the growth rate was 0.3 and 2.8 …

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(August 4 Korea Herald EDITORIAL)

Export alarmKorea Posts Trade Deficit for 4 Consecutive Months; time to develop new strategies South Korea posted a trade deficit for the fourth consecutive month this week. It again failed to escape a trade deficit in July as imports rose more than exports, due to high energy prices. Exports rose …

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Global Chromatography Resins Market to grow USD 3,727.28 Million by 2027, at a CAGR of 6.19%.

ReportLinker Chromatography Resins Market Research Report by Product (Natural and Synthetic), Origin, Technique, Technology, Application, Region (Americas, Asia-Pacific & Europe, Middle East & Africa) – Global Forecast to 2027 – Cumulative impact of COVID-19 New York, Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the publication of “Chromatography Resins Market …

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Chinese investors: the SECP launches the “WeChat service” – Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) becomes the very first regulator and public sector organization to activate the WeChat service. The WeChat service will help Chinese investors make informed investment decisions and easily incorporate businesses in Pakistan. Through WeChat, users can instantly get information from SECP staff …

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Korean IPOs scuttled as listing craze comes to an end

SungEel HiTech CEO Yi Kang-myung, center, celebrates the company’s Kosdaq listing on July 28. [NEWS1] With stocks falling and investors feeling burned, initial public offerings (IPOs) are being cancelled, delayed and reconsidered. At least seven have been dismissed this year so far, and some of them were seen as key …

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Sosei Heptares and AbbVie enter into new multi-target collaboration to discover, develop and commercialize novel drugs targeting neurological diseases

Sosei Group Company New Strategic Collaboration Leverages Sosei Heptares’ StaR® AbbVie’s SBDD technology and platform and extensive neuroscience expertise Second collaboration with AbbVie follows 2020 deal focused on inflammatory and autoimmune diseases Sosei Heptares is eligible to receive up to $80 million in upfront and short-term milestone payments and has …

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Thailand’s Mor Prom app becomes a national health platform – OpenGov Asia

Business is not business as usual COVID-19 has affected everyone; it is a global phenomenon that has forced all sectors to rethink and strategize, prompting many companies to implement emergency telework plans and use various digital platforms. Simultaneously, many organizations are looking for a solution that offers content design and …

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Hong Kong falls into second recession in 3 years as coronavirus restrictions sting

Hong Kong’s economy has slipped into its second recession in three years as tough Covid-19 restrictions have damaged the Chinese territory’s reputation as an international financial hub. Official data released on Monday showed the city’s gross domestic product contracted 1.4% in the second quarter of 2022, after falling 3.9% in …

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No breakthrough yet in KF-X payments in Indonesia

Settings National 2022-07-31 16:19 No breakthrough yet in KF-X payments in Indonesia President Yoon Suk-yeol and Indonesian President Joko Widodo hold a joint press conference at the presidential office in Seoul on Thursday …

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‘Witcher 3’ Developer Studio Creates Online Action Game Set in Feudal Japan

A group of former CD Projekt Red developers are working on a new online action that will take players to feudal Japan. This week, Dark Passenger co-founders Jakub Ben and Marcin Michalski announced the creation of their studio and launched a call for talent in a series of tweets spotted …

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Emerging markets hit by record slew of foreign investor withdrawals

Foreign investors have withdrawn funds from emerging markets for five consecutive months in the longest streak of withdrawals on record, underscoring how recession fears and rising interest rates are rocking developing economies. Cross-border outflows by international investors in emerging market stocks and domestic bonds reached $10.5 billion this month, according …

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Zipmex Thailand investors plan to rally at SEC office on Monday

Thai investors in digital assets with cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex threatened to gather outside the office of Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday, seeking answers regarding their investments in Zipmex Thailand. The threat came after SEC Secretary General Ruenvadee Suwanmongkol offered an explanation via Facebook Live on Friday about …

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No yen intervention needed as he stages the takeover, ‘Mr. Yen’ Sakakibara says

MUMBAI, July 29 (Reuters) – Japan does not need to intervene in the currency market as the sharp depreciation of the yen will not continue, due to the changing economic environment in the United States and in Japan, the country’s former chief diplomat. Eisuke Sakakibara said on Friday. “It could …

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Global GPS Tracking Devices Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Global GPS Tracking Devices Market Global GPS Tracking Devices Market Dublin, 29 July 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global GPS Tracking Devices Market (2022-2027) by Type, Technology, Industry, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Covid-19 Impact with Ansoff Analysis” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global GPS …

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Evergrande, in debt, seeks to sell its headquarters in Hong Kong – Business & Finance

HONG KONG: Struggling Chinese property developer Evergrande has found a potential buyer for its Hong Kong headquarters, reported Thursday days before the expected announcement of the company’s long-awaited restructuring plans. CK Asset Holdings, founded by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing, said it has submitted a tender for the 26-storey building, …

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Helping Thailand close the 1.5 trillion baht SME financial gap with crowdfunding notes

“The number of SMEs we have helped to raise funds through the issuance of crowdfunding notes has increased 28 times between June 2022 and June 2021. We have raised approximately THB 500 million for SMEs since we received the SEC crowdfunding license, while our monthly issuance increased 10 times per …

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Luxury group LVMH exceeds expectations despite slowing sales in China

A logo of LVMH is seen in its exhibition space, during the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France June 15, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) – Luxury …

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Consumer Finance Veteran Joins Tonik’s Leadership Team as Group COO

SINGAPORE, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tonik announced today that Tomasz Borowski joins the management team as Group Chief Operations Officer (COO). Most recently, co-founder and CEO of leading Asian fintech credit management company FLOW, Tomasz was instrumental in overseeing the rollout of FLOW across three markets in South East …

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Bangladesh expects Jica to increase project funding and budget support: Mustafa Kamal

TBS Report July 25, 2022, 7:25 PM Last modification: July 25, 2022, 10:45 p.m. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. Photos collected “> Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal. Photos collected Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal expressed the hope that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) would increase its financial assistance to …

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Thailand investigates potential losses for users of crypto platform Zipmex

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it was working with law enforcement to review potential losses among the public after crypto exchange Zipmex temporarily suspended withdrawals last week. The SEC said in a statement that it was asking affected Zipmex users to submit information via an online forum …

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Live updates: China’s Covid-19 cases ease as Hong Kong issues pre-flight health declaration

Let the games begin. No, not the acrimonious tussle between the last two candidates in the Conservative Party leadership election – although you can watch that on the BBC on Monday. This week marks the start of the Commonwealth Games in the UK’s second largest city, Birmingham. The opening day …

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The DP and the PPP agree on the distribution of the presidencies of the parliamentary committees

From left, Representative Kweon Seong-dong, leader of the People’s Power Party, National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo and Representative Park Hong-geun, leader of the Democratic Party, meet Friday at the National Assembly in western Seoul. to discuss the chairmanships of parliamentary committees. [YONHAP] The two largest political parties reached an agreement …

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The Rolls-Royce corruption scandal that plunged Thailand’s national airline

A bribery scandal involving Thailand’s national airline and British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce is back in the media spotlight after Thailand’s anti-corruption agency concluded that their deal to buy engines there three decades ago was “illegal”. The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has found that two top executives of Thai Airways …

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UPDATE 2-Chinese Xinjiang warns of further flooding, cotton crop risk amid heat waves

(Adds details of temperatures reaching 45.8C in Turpan, new record in Taizhou) SHANGHAI, July 23 (Reuters) – China’s Xinjiang province on Saturday warned of more flash floods and landslides and risks to agriculture as heatwaves swept through the region, accelerating the pace of melting ice cream and posing risks to …

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Lithium-ion battery dispersant market size is expected to grow from USD 735 Million in 2022 to USD 1,285 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 11.8%

ReportLinker during the forecast period. The market for lithium-ion battery dispersants has witnessed moderate growth over the past five years, driven by rapid technological advancements and the expansion of consumer electronics and electric vehicles industry, resulting in an increase demand for lithium-ion batteries. New York, July 22. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Affirms A1 Ratings of NTT and NTT Finance; stable outlook

Tokyo, July 22, 2022 — Moody’s Japan KK has affirmed Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) long-term senior secured issuer ratings of A1 and P-1. Moody’s also affirmed NTT’s Basic Credit Rating (BCA) of a2. At the same time, Moody’s also affirmed the A1 issuer and long-term bond ratings of …

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Grab to announce second quarter 2022 results on August 25, 2022; Leaders to attend upcoming investor conferences

NEW YORK, July 21. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Grab Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GRAB, the “Company” or “Grab”), expects to announce its second quarter results before the U.S. market opens on August 25, 2022. The Company’s management will hold a conference call to discuss the second quarter 2022 results at: …

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Britain must strengthen its defenses against militarized finance

The author is head of the Center for Financial Crime and Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute think tank. When Russian troops massed on the Ukrainian border late last year, Western leaders warned that an invasion would have massive economic consequences for the Kremlin. When these attempts at …

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ACT MP Damien Smith says New Zealand is ‘like North Korea without nuclear weapons’ in terms of foreign investment

But ACT associate finance spokesman Damien Smith said there are other factors that are hampering the arrival of new players in New Zealand. “No sensible company would come to New Zealand to develop a supermarket chain if they weren’t allowed to develop a full-service grocery model,” he said. “That means …

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Thailand admits to using phone spyware, cites national security

BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai minister has admitted the country is using surveillance software to track individuals in cases involving national security or drugs, amid revelations that the phones of government critics had been hacked into the country. using Israeli-made Pegasus spyware. Digital Economy and Society Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn told …

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Multi-family office manager predicts China setback by foreign banks

An executive at independent wealth manager Rockefeller Capital Management reportedly said geopolitical challenges and the pandemic in China will impact the expansion trajectory of foreign financial firms. “There will be a lot more caution in terms of the level of capital investment and the aggressiveness of the growth strategy,” said …

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(2nd LD) South Korea and the United States agree to provide foreign currency liquidity, if needed

(ATTN: UPDATES with more details throughout; ADD photo) SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States agreed on Tuesday to set up liquidity facilities, if needed, as part of cooperative efforts to stabilize the foreign exchange market. Seoul has also expressed willingness to join a Russian oil …

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GLOBAL MARKETS – Asian stocks fall in choppy markets

By Alun John HONG KONG, July 19 (Reuters) – Asian stocks fell on Tuesday, after overnight declines on Wall Street, and the dollar hovered below last week’s peak, but traders’ main aim was to approach the central bank meetings and the early stages of the earnings season in the United …

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China says it is open to ‘negotiating’ railway projects with the Philippines

ISTANBUL China said on Monday it welcomes the Philippines to “negotiate cooperation on railway projects” as Manila seeks to discuss any potential financial deal with Beijing on infrastructure construction. “China will continue its infrastructure cooperation with the Philippines to build more benchmark projects there,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said …

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S. Korea not worried about capital outflows so far: finance minister

South Korea’s finance minister ignored near-term risks of capital outflows from the Asian economy as global credit spreads widen. Seong Joon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korea’s finance minister ignored near-term risks of capital outflows from the Asian economy as global credit spreads widen. Speaking to CNBC at …

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The “illegal waste” of housing the human body – Another public health crisis in developing countries

Microplastics, tiny particles less than 5 mm, are everywhere, including in our bodies. In 2018, they were detected for the first time in human faeces. In March 2022, they were also found in human lungs and blood. They enter our bodies through the food we eat, the water we drink, …

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The Japanese government supports the participation of commercial companies in Sakhalin-2-sources

By Yoshifumi Takemoto, Ritsuko Shimizu and Miho Uranaka TOKYO, July 16 (Reuters) – The Japanese government plans to back Mitsui & Co and Mitsubishi Corp in their bid to stay in the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project, three sources said, after Russia took control of the key to Japanese energy …

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73% of Global Alternative Finance Market Growth will come from APAC, Market Representation, Actual Estimates, Historical Data, Forecast Period 2021-2025 with Dominating Sectors and Country Data

NEW YORK, July 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Alternative financial market is part of the world the specialized consumer services industry. The global specialist consumer service market was valued at $4,388.46 billion in 2020. The global alternative finance market was a fragmented industry which was in an innovation stage in …

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Diversity is key to changing Ping An’s evolving business models to serve over 200 million people in China

Ping Anone of the largest insurance companies in the world, transformed from a traditional property and casualty insurance business to an integrated financial services provider with ecosystems in financial services, healthcare and automotive servicessand smart city HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, July 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Embracing new technologies and their …

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Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s funeral attracts foreign delegates who pay their respects

The vehicle, left, carrying the body of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo leaves Zojoji Temple after his funeral in Tokyo on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Credit: AP Photo/Hiro Komae Advertising On Tuesday, former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s funeral was held at a temple in central Tokyo. The private funeral …

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A New Achievement of Chinese Automobile Brands in Overseas Market, GWM’s Overseas Sales Hit 1 Million Units

BAODING, China, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About July 3GWM officially announced to the world at the Saudi Arabia TANK brand launch event that the cumulative overseas sales have reached one million units, marking another milestone in the company’s globalization journey. company. A New Achievement of Chinese Automobile Brands in …

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Shortage of imports leads to record Chinese surplus

The continued impact of Covid infections and lockdowns helped China post a record trade surplus of nearly $100 billion in June, exports improved but imports barely budged. Exports jumped 17.9%, but imports could only manage a 1% rise for the month and that was once again the real story for …

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A special visa category considered to bring workers to underpopulated areas

Thai workers arrive at Incheon International Airport last December. [NEWS1] The government is considering creating a special type of visa to bring migrant workers to less populated areas outside the greater Seoul area amid worsening labor shortages. Korea is aging rapidly with a declining population since 2020, and the situation …

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Research: Valuation Announcement: Moody’s: No Adverse Rating Impact on ABCP Issued by Plaza Trust Following Renewal of Existing Residential Mortgage Facility

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. THE CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF THE ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS …

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Liverpool star Milner hailed after behind-the-scenes news

Liverpool star James Milner’s enduring fitness ‘defies logic’. That’s the view of medical expert Ben Dinnery, who runs the Premier Injuries site and has a background in injuries and data analysis. Milner, now 36, was among the players who returned for pre-season last week ahead of Liverpool’s tour of Thailand …

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Live Updates: Rishi Sunak wins backing from Dominic Raab and Grant Shapps

Petropavlovsk, headquartered in Moscow, mines gold in the Russian Far East © AFP via Getty Images Trading in Petropavlovsk shares has been suspended after the indebted Russian gold producer said it would file for administration with the High Court in London. The London-listed miner was plunged into crisis earlier this …

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GLOBAL MARKETS – Stocks and bond yields fall as inflation fears swirl

* European stocks down 0.6%, S&P 500 futures down 0.8% * Dollar rises above 137 yen ahead of US CPI and inflation expectations * Banks kick off earnings season from Thursday * Oil prices slide in volatile trading By Lawrence White LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – Stocks and bond yields …

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A Thai diplomat will ask for the resumption of flights from S’ville

The top Thai diplomat recently vowed to ask Thai airlines to restart regular direct flights from Bangkok to Sihanoukville International Airport as economic activities in the province resume. Pichit Boonsud, Deputy Head of Mission at the Royal Thai Embassy in Cambodia, was speaking at a meeting between officials from Preah …

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Chinese bank depositors face police in angry protest | Business and finance

BEIJING (AP) — A large crowd of angry Chinese bank depositors clashed with police on Sunday, some manhandled during their abduction, in a case that has drawn attention due to previous attempts use a COVID-19 tracking app to prevent them from mobilizing. Hundreds of people held banners and chanted slogans …

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The digital bank to achieve human contact with the metaverse

By Shubhangi Shah Banking is already at your fingertips via mobile phones. The next technological leap promises to bring a human touch to the digital experience with virtual interactions in the metaverse. Like what Union Bank of India did on Friday by launching its Metaverse Virtual Lounge, through which customers …

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Yellen cancels part of her trip to Japan after Abe’s assassination

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on President Biden’s 2023 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has canceled her …

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Despite P843.9-B net loss in 2021, SSS cash flow allows retirees and members to continue receiving benefits

Social security system. APPLICANT PHOTO/GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE MANILA, Philippines — The net loss of the Social Security System (SSS) nearly doubling to 843.9 billion pesos in 2021, inflated by the inclusion of future liabilities in the new accounting system it uses, is not expected to be a cause for concern …

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Blinken meets China’s Wang after leading pressure efforts on Russia

By David Brunnström NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 9 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Bali on Saturday after a G20 ministerial meeting on the Indonesian island where the top U.S. diplomat led talks efforts to pressure Russia over its war in …

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South Korea to spend $625m to ease inflation ’emergency’

South KoreaThe government on Friday unveiled measures costing 810 billion won (nearly $625 million) to ease people’s cost of living – after President Yoon Suk-yeol called economic conditions ” emergency” and ordered officials to take all possible measures to ease the burden on people. “It’s an emergency now,” a media …

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Japanese gaming blockchain maker Oasys raises $20 million in private token sale

Veterans of the established gaming world are flocking to web3. Whether they do so out of fear of missing out or out of a genuine belief in blockchain technologies, the trend seems irreversible at least for now as investment continues to flow into the industry. Oasys, a Japan and Singapore-based …

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Demand for sustainable finance on the rise in Asia-Pacific

Across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, sustainable financial services are growing in popularity with consumers. But despite the growing demand for greener and more sustainable products, skepticism remains about how strongly banks are committed to their sustainability agenda. That’s according to a new global survey by banking software company Mambu, which …

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How grassroots practice enriches Chinese governance

BEIJING, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An ancient Chinese saying goes, “True knowledge comes only from practice in the field.” As a grassroots political leader, Chinese President Xi Jinping has practiced his people-centered governance with improved effectiveness over decades of working at the grassroots level. In the early 1990s, economic …

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Ukraine Recovery Conference URC2022 Outcome Document: “Lugano Declaration” (Lugano, 4-5 July 2022) – Ukraine

Attachments We, Heads of State and Government, Ministers and High Representatives of Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland , Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, …

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Signing a Project Funding Agreement – GuruFocus.com

TOKYO, May 23, 2022 — (JCN Newswire) — Hokkaido Electric Power Company (Hokuden) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce the establishment of a new joint venture in November 2021 which will be dedicated to hydroelectric power generation . The company, Donan Hydroelectric LLC (Donan Hydro), will be headquartered …

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Ascending FOREX-Aussie before RBA; yen under pressure from rising US yields

By Kevin Buckland TOKYO, July 5 (Reuters) – The Australian dollar rose on Tuesday ahead of an expected half-point hike in the Reserve Bank’s key rate, while the yen slid against the greenback amid higher yields on the US Treasury. The Australian and New Zealand dollars were also supported by …

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Live News: Germany records its first monthly trade deficit since 1991

Welcome to Independence Week. The big one – the celebration of 1776 and all that – kicks off Monday in the United States. But from Algeria to Venezuela, from Argentina to South Sudan, the disconnection of former colonial powers is a strong theme – and a source of public holidays …

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Mango Diplomacy: When Nehru offered Dasheri, Langra sprouts to Zhou Enlai

When he met the G-7 leaders at their recent summit in Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented them with pieces of arts and crafts from various parts of the country. The tradition of exchanging and returning gifts between world leaders has always been an important feature of global diplomacy. One …

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Thai Airways on track to emerge from bankruptcy in 2024

Photo: Getty Images Thai Airways IATA/ICAO code TG/THA Airline type Full service carrier Hub(s) Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport Year of foundation 1960 Alliance star alliance CEO Suvadhana Sibunruang Country Thailand Rather than adopt Bangkok’s bustling traffic pattern, Thai Airways is taking a much more measured and serene path to navigate its …

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[Scholars and their spaces] “If you don’t progress, you regress”

[Scholars and their spaces] “If you don’t progress, you regress”

A restored Galsanseowon is located in Choryeo Historical Park in Sejong City. (Sejong City) A monument to a scholar that stands in the center of the city of Sejong, the administrative capital of South Korea, is inscribed with a long letter to King Hyojong. The letter, considered the most notable …

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PM forms body to assuage Japanese business concerns – Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has set up a 13-member committee to review and address bottlenecks and issues faced by Japanese investors on a monthly basis and report to him periodically, official sources told Business Recorder . The committee headed by the Minister of Finance and Revenue, Dr Miftah Ismail …

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Chinese tech giants promise NFTs without speculation

The future of non-fungible tokens is becoming clearer in China as the country’s tech giants come together to formulate standards for the fledgling industry. China Cultural Industry Association, with Tencent, Ant Group, Baidu and others jointly Published a “self-disciplined development proposal” for the “digital collectibles industry”, a renowned term for …

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OwlTing Group Leverages Dow Jones Watchlist for OwlPay to Achieve Strong Global Regulatory Compliance

TAIPEI, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global cross-border transactions are increasingly in demand. According to Juniper Research, a UK-based market research firm, the total amount of global B2B cross-border transactions will increase from $34 trillion in 2021 for $42 trillion by 2026. With the growing popularity of alternative transactions, financial …

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UPDATE 1-China’s central bank to accelerate policy implementation to boost growth

(Add details, quotes) BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) – China’s central bank said on Wednesday it would step up the implementation of prudent monetary policy and maintain reasonably ample liquidity, in a bid to support a slowing economy. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), in a statement after the conclusion of …

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The Feminist Response to RIMPAC and the US War on China

From June 29 to August 4, the United States will lead 26 countries in a massive, coordinated military exercise around Hawaii and Southern California, known as the Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC. The largest international maritime exercise in the world, it will involve around 25,000 military personnel, 38 warships, …

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Guest article: Climate of compromise: How climate finance commitments are slowing progress on the SDGs | SDG Knowledge Center

By John Nordbo, Climate Advisor at CARE Denmark At the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009, developed countries pledged to support climate change adaptation and mitigation activities in developing countries. The Copenhagen Accord stipulates that developed countries would provide increased climate finance to developing countries, reaching $100 billion per year …

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ST Telemedia Global Data Centers (Thailand) Wins 2022 Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy in Data Center Colocation Services Market

STT GDC Thailand relies on a very innovative strategy, offering complete data center solutions to leading companies around the world. Asia Pacific and Europe. SAN ANTONIO, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Based on its recent analysis of the Thailand data center colocation services industry, Frost and Sullivan recognize ST Telemedia …

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