Business News - The Last 24 Hours

Solving India's deadly conflict between humans and elephants
CNN - 53 min 3 sec ago
Around 500 people and 100 elephants die every year in India, as the country's growing population encroaches on wildlife habitats. Finding ways for humans and elephants to co-exist is becoming increasingly urgent.
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SCMP - Emirates to resume passenger flights from India, South Africa and Nigeria after ban over coronavirus surges - 13 hours 19 min ago
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Indiatimes - Archery: Fancied Indian women's recurve team fails to qualify for Tokyo Olympics - 9 hours 10 min ago
The Hindu - Air India has time till mid-July to challenge Cairn lawsuit - 20 hours 47 min ago



Japan refuses to impose sanctions on Myanmar, undermining US strategy to pressure junta
SCMP - 1 hour 7 min ago
When hundreds of protesters gathered outside Japan’s embassy in Yangon during the height of nationwide anti-coup protests in February, ambassador Ichiro Maruyama emerged from the gates with a firm warning for the junta, urging them to release the detained civilian leadership immediately.The remarks, delivered in Burmese, drew applause from pro-democracy demonstrators hoping Japan would take concrete action to pressure Myanmar’s military, also known as the Tatmadaw. Since then, Japan has…
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SCMP - US is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia over Alexei Navalny poisoning, White House warns - 7 hours 40 min ago
Deutsche Welle - US preparing new Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning, says official - 11 hours 34 min ago
CNN - National security adviser: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment - 13 hours 18 min ago
NDTV - US Says Preparing New Russia Sanctions Over Kremlin Critic Poisoning - 13 hours 24 min ago
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Indiatimes - US says preparing new Russia sanctions over Alexei Navalny poisoning - 12 hours 10 min ago
Financial Post - Winner of Iran presidency is hardline judge who is under U.S. sanctions - 16 hours 1 min ago



US extends Covid-19 travel restrictions with Canada and Mexico
CNN - 1 hour 13 min ago
The United States has extended Covid-19 restrictions on non-essential travel at land and ferry crossings with Canada and Mexico until July 21, according to a tweet from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Sunday.
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CNN - First US trial cruise testing Covid safety protocols to set sail on Sunday - 7 hours 59 min ago
NDTV - New Data Suggests Low Risk Of COVID-19 Reinfection In Population: UK Body - 15 hours 51 min ago
SCMP - Taiwan considers expanding Covid-19 vaccine programme after US ups donation to 2.5 million - 16 hours 8 min ago
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Indiatimes - COVID News Updates Live: Record 13.59 lakh people get COVID-19 vaccine in Andhra Pradesh - 2 hours 40 min ago
BusinessInsider - A member of Uganda's Olympic team tested positive for COVID-19 in Japan after being vaccinated and testing negative before travel - 3 hours 40 min ago
Wall Street Journal - Asian Countries Vaccinate Against Covid-19 Faster Than Ever - 16 hours 40 min ago
Russia Today - China passes BILLION Covid shots mark as Beijing ratchets up inoculation drive - 16 hours 57 min ago
Financial Post - Olympics-Venue medical officers want no spectators amid COVID-19 fears - 22 hours 17 min ago



South Korea Will Be First in Asia to Raise Rates: Goldman Sachs - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 1 hour 34 min ago
South Korea Will Be First in Asia to Raise Rates: Goldman Sachs  Bloomberg
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Financial Post - Goldman to RBC See a Slow-But-Sure European Green Stocks Revival - 22 hours 38 min ago



Building dreams one gadget at a time: retired Hong Kong teacher encourages student to unleash talent as inventors, innovators
SCMP - 1 hour 40 min ago
Wong Yiu-kwan believes ideas for great inventions often come from everyday life. The veteran educator, who teaches STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – always encourages his students to pay attention to their surroundings.“I ask them to pick up used electrical appliances [discarded on the street], disassemble them and study how they work,” he said. “That’s the cheapest but most practical way to learn.”He also motivates his charges to try making the items themse ...
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SCMP - Writing on the wall: Hong Kong’s MTR stations are retired architect’s ‘museum of calligraphy’ - 2 hours 40 min ago
CNN - Hong Kong journalist says newsroom raid 'sent shudders through the industry' - 9 hours 36 min ago
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Wall Street Journal - How Five Hong Kong Protesters Escaped by Speedboat and Found Freedom in the U.S. - 17 hours 40 min ago
New York Times - In the New Hong Kong, Booksellers Walk a Fine Line - 18 hours 13 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Taiwanese staff leave Hong Kong over ‘one China’ demand - 20 hours 16 min ago



Biden set to meet Afghanistan President Ghani amid troop pullout
Deutsche Welle - 1 hour 43 min ago
The US president will discuss troop withdrawal with his Afghan counterpart as the Taliban gain ground in Afghanistan. Biden is expected to pledge economic and humanitarian aid.
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Associated Press - Afghan President Ghani to meet Biden as violence surges - Al Jazeera English - 8 hours 14 min ago
Bloomberg - Biden to Travel to North Carolina in Bid to Boost Vaccinations - Bloomberg - 9 hours 30 min ago
CNBC - Op-ed: In Europe, Biden laid foundations for an alliance to preserve democracy and check authoritarians - 10 hours 21 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Russian envoy returns to US after Putin-Biden summit - 13 hours 2 min ago
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ZeroHedge - Ron Paul Recaps Biden-Putin Summit: Why Media & Politicos Get It All Wrong - 2 hours 40 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - China risks isolation over probe into coronavirus origin, Joe Biden aide says - 7 hours 17 min ago
BusinessInsider - Chris Christie says 'not much was accomplished' during Biden's trip to Europe, but 'no damage was done' - 8 hours 32 min ago
Indiatimes - White House says Biden to meet with Afghanistan's Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah - 10 hours 10 min ago
Euronews - Russian ambassador returns to Washington following Biden-Putin summit - 17 hours 44 min ago



Wall Street Struggles in China - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 1 hour 46 min ago
Wall Street Struggles in China  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Wall Street Struggles in China - Bloomberg - 1 hour 46 min ago
CNBC - Major upside could be in store for these stocks, according to Wall Street’s best-performing analysts - 16 hours 6 min ago



Indonesia targets its crazy rich Asians with 35 per cent income tax in bid to heal coronavirus-hit economy
SCMP - 2 hours 10 min ago
In a bid to boost government coffers decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, Indonesia is considering a sweeping tax overhaul that would add VAT to foodstuffs, education and health care, hike rates for high-net-worth individuals and put major carbon emitters in the firing line.Indonesian President Joko Widodo asked parliament recently to discuss proposals to amend the 1983 law on general tax provisions and procedures. A leaked draft of the government’s proposals showed it was seeking a new tax ...
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CNBC - One ETF manager's advice for navigating an era of potential tax hikes - 13 hours 40 min ago
SCMP - What is the G7’s global minimum tax, and how could it affect China? - 15 hours 40 min ago
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Financial Post - German conservatives appeal to voters with vow not to hike taxes - 4 hours 3 min ago



American Airlines cancels hundreds of flights due to staffing crunch, maintenance issues
CNBC - 2 hours 43 min ago
American Airlines says it will trim its schedule by 1% through mid-July though this weekend's cancellations were higher than that amount.
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CNN - American Airlines canceling hundreds of flights through mid-July in part due to labor shortages - 3 hours 33 min ago
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Financial Post - American Airlines to cut 1% of July flights as travel rebound strains operations - 4 hours 49 min ago
BusinessInsider - American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights due to staffing shortages and maintenance issues - 6 hours 23 min ago



Japan Inc. Joins Vaccine Rollout - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 3 hours 4 min ago
Japan Inc. Joins Vaccine Rollout  Bloomberg
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CNN - Start your week smart: Covid vaccine, Georgia, EU, Iran, Britney Spears - 14 hours 11 min ago
Bloomberg - Glaxo to Talk Up New Vaccines This Week: The Sunday Times - Yahoo Finance - 16 hours 57 min ago
Associated Press - US sends Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge - The Associated Press - 17 hours 44 min ago
NDTV - China Vaccine Doses Pass 1 Billion Mark: Officials - 20 hours 5 min ago
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ZeroHedge - 94% Of Americans Oppose Big Pharma's Control Over Global Vaccine Supply: Poll - 2 hours 10 min ago
New York Times - Wondering if the Covid Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time - 10 hours 16 min ago
BusinessInsider - Anti-vaccine groups used Telegram to send 'apparent death threats' to BBC journalists, report says - 13 hours 21 min ago
Indiatimes - China vaccine doses pass one billion mark - 18 hours 40 min ago



Why is Biden following in Trump's footsteps on Cuba?
CNN - 3 hours 7 min ago
Jorge Dávila Miguel writes that the Biden administration's relationship with Cuba continues to rely on policies made by the previous President.
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CNN - New emails reveal a Trump White House gone mad - 4 hours 50 min ago
Associated Press - Trump cowboy seeks 2nd act in politics after Capitol breach - The Associated Press - 12 hours 28 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Trump was concerned that publicly showing 'empathy' in George Floyd case would indicate weakness to political base: book - 11 hours 53 min ago



Coinbase-backed crypto trading firm hits $1 billion valuation after fresh funding
CNBC - 3 hours 50 min ago
Amber Group, a cryptocurrency financial services firm, has raised $100 million as investors rush to back companies in the industry.
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FOX Business - Georgia crypto investor claims he woke up a trillionaire -- after investing $20 - 19 hours 53 min ago



What is driving China towards its coronavirus vaccination targets?
SCMP - 4 hours 40 min ago
This is the fifth in a series about China’s plans to reopen its borders to the world amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Here, Zhuang Pinghui explores how the goal of inoculating 560 million people by the end of this month has come within reach.When coronavirus vaccines were opened up to the general public in Shenyang in northeastern China at the end of April, housewife Li Tingting did not feel a pressing need to sign up. There had been no local cases for months and she usually only left the house ...
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SCMP - China ‘risks international isolation’ over investigation into coronavirus origin, says Joe Biden’s security adviser - 5 hours 6 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus digest: China administers 1 billion vaccine doses - 18 hours 28 min ago
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Indiatimes - Manipur and Mizoram confirm presence of Delta variants of coronavirus in the states - 13 hours 10 min ago
Russia Today - Brazilians protest Bolsonaro’s rule as country hits 500,000 coronavirus deaths (VIDEO) - 17 hours 26 min ago



Amazon Prime Day, GameStop's Russell fate, Nike earnings top week ahead
FOX Business - 8 hours 15 min ago
Amazon Prime Day, Fed’s stress tests, and Nike, FedEx earnings dominate the week ahead for investors.
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CNN - The most anticipated clothing sales to look out for on Amazon Prime Day - 8 hours 36 min ago
CNBC - Supply chain snafus could affect what's available to you on Amazon Prime Day - 15 hours 23 sec ago
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BusinessInsider - The best laptop deals during Amazon Prime Day 2021, plus early discounts you can already shop - 1 hour 49 min ago
Financial Post - Self-publishing on Amazon is a side hustle that can have you earning over $50K a year - 15 hours 9 min ago



Suspect arraigned in killing of American student in Russia - WGN TV Chicago
Associated Press - 9 hours 1 min ago
Suspect arraigned in killing of American student in Russia  WGN TV Chicago
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Associated Press - Suspect arraigned in killing of American student in Russia - WGN-TV - 9 hours 1 min ago
SCMP - Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing leaves for Russia security conference, second trip abroad since military coup - 10 hours 51 min ago
CNN - Missing US student Catherine Serou found dead in Russia - 14 hours 41 min ago
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Sydney Morning Herald - ‘I hope I’m not being abducted’: American student found dead in Russia after texting mother - 2 hours 20 min ago
Euronews - Russian man appears in court charged with murder of U.S. law student Catherine Serou - 6 hours 51 min ago
Indiatimes - Denmark looks to seize chance against Russia at Euro 2020 - 12 hours 10 min ago



Key indicators show that the US economy is recovering, but it will never be the same
CNN - 11 hours 18 min ago
America hit a milestone Friday: 300 million Covid-19 shots have been administered in the country. And as the number of vaccinations continues to rise, so do the signs the nation is getting back to business.
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CNN - The US economy is never going back to 'normal' - 15 hours 5 min ago



Former SEC chair on the market risks even meme stock traders can't afford to ignore
CNBC - 12 hours 9 min ago
Meme stocks like AMC, GME and CLNE may come and go, but the Reddit retail trader revolution has shifted the balance between investing risk and reward.



Bitcoin Drops as Hashrate Declines With China Mining Crackdown - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 12 hours 42 min ago
Bitcoin Drops as Hashrate Declines With China Mining Crackdown  Bloomberg
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Bloomberg - Tracking Sovereign Adoption of Bitcoin: A Potential Tipping Point? - ETF Trends - 13 hours 39 min ago
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Financial Post - Bitcoin Drops as Hashrate Declines With China Mining Crackdown - 12 hours 27 min ago
BusinessInsider - Meet the company mining bitcoin using the flare gas from oil drilling - and drawing investment from Coinbase and the Winklevii - 18 hours 40 min ago



A Google VP's Father's Day letter to his Asian American kids: 5 lessons to learn when you're older
CNBC - 13 hours 10 min ago
Every Father's Day, I make it a point to reflect on the promises and lessons that I want my young daughters to learn when they're older. Much of these reflections have to do with social justice, self-identity and fighting for social justice.
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BusinessInsider - Google is moving nearly 20% of its Health division to other areas of the company. It's yet another growing pain for the unit. - 15 hours 20 min ago
Indiatimes - Father’s Day 2021: Google Doodle wishes all Dads with Pop-up Card - 20 hours 40 min ago



'Electrification is a given,' says Harley-Davidson CEO Jochen Zeitz, but HOG's success in EVs is less certain
CNBC - 13 hours 57 min ago
Harley-Davidson is up under new CEO Jochen Zeitz and he says the brand's success will come down to 'desirability' and, for some consumers, that means electric.
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BusinessInsider - 3 clearest signs you're a manager who's in need of leadership training, according to a startup CEO - 14 hours 25 min ago
Indiatimes - Dubai airport targets 28 million passengers this year, CEO says - 18 hours 40 min ago
Financial Post - Dubai airport targets 28 million passengers this year, CEO says - 20 hours 52 min ago



Amazon to surpass Walmart as largest US retailer
FOX Business - 16 hours 30 min ago
Amazon "should surpass" Walmart as the largest U.S retailer as soon as next year, JP Morgan analysts projected in a research note.
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BusinessInsider - Walmart's Deals for Days starts today and the best deals are on robot vacuums, Apple AirPods, and Nintendo Switch games - 11 hours 26 min ago



Ex-UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, joins Labour - The Associated Press
Associated Press - 18 hours 3 min ago
Ex-UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, joins Labour  The Associated Press
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The Guardian - Brexit ‘madness’ will wreck UK steel industry, Tories warned - 20 hours 24 min ago



Coronavirus: too early to tell if vaccine booster shots are needed, WHO chief scientist says
SCMP - 21 hours 21 min ago
As some governments and pharmaceutical officials around the world prepare for Covid-19 vaccine booster shots targeting more-infectious virus variants, a World Health Organization (WHO) scientist says it is too early to tell if they will be required.“We do not have the information that’s necessary to make the recommendation on whether or not a booster will be needed,” Soumya Swaminathan, the WHO’s chief scientist, said in a Zoom interview on Friday. The “science is still evolving”.Suc ...
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Indiatimes - Scale up health infrastructure, speed up vaccination to prevent another Covid surge: WHO to nations - 16 hours 10 min ago



Former UK Speaker Defects To Labour With Attack On PM Boris Johnson
NDTV - 21 hours 31 min ago
The colourful former speaker of Britain's House of Commons John Bercow said he has left the Conservatives to join the opposition Labour Party, launching a blistering attack on Prime Minister Boris...