Business News - The Last 24 Hours

‘I owe £180,000 in tax and I haven’t told my wife’
BBC - 20 min 42 sec ago
How tax avoidance left one man struggling with debt and with secrets.
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The Hindu - Income tax return filing deadline for FY20 extended till Dec. 31 - 23 hours 54 min ago



Hong Kong to offer more help to young people seeking to do internships, business on mainland, but city shouldn’t fear marginalisation, local No 2 says
SCMP - 29 min 53 sec ago
Hong Kong authorities will step up the amount of help offered to local young people looking to take up internships or set up businesses in the mainland, the city’s deputy leader has said, noting that local youth have certain comparative advantages over their mainland counterparts.Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, writing on his official blog on Sunday, also dismissed suggestions that Hong Kong would be marginalised or “mainlandised” by its neighbours across the border, such as the ...
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SCMP - Mother of murdered Poon Hiu-wing calls off meeting with Hong Kong police at last minute - 4 hours 45 min ago
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Indiatimes - Hundreds rally in Taiwan, call for release of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China - 32 min 3 sec ago



US election: what would the Trump and Biden foreign policy teams look like and how is China affected?
SCMP - 31 min 46 sec ago
US President Donald Trump has been reaching into his 2016 playbook to target China during his re-election campaign, playing up his administration’s combative approach to Beijing and portraying his opponent Joe Biden as “soft” on China.At a rally last week in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Trump honed in on this message: “This election is a simple choice – if Biden wins, China wins, all these other countries win, we get ripped off by everybody. If we win, you win, Pennsylvania wins, and Ameri ...
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CNN - How Biden has more paths than Trump to 270 electoral votes - 31 min 52 sec ago
CNBC - Joe Biden calls climate change the ‘number one issue facing humanity’ - 16 hours 46 min ago
Associated Press - Reid says Biden should end Senate filibuster after 3 weeks - The Associated Press - 21 hours 12 min ago
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Indiatimes - Donald Trump has been 'weak, chaotic' with China on trade: Joe Biden - 3 hours 32 min ago
ZeroHedge - Twitter Nukes Alleged Hunter Biden Sex Tape After Letting Borat-Giuliani Sex Scene Trend - 9 hours 18 min ago
BusinessInsider - Biden says he won't return Trump's attacks on his children because 'it's crass' to target a political opponent's family - 10 hours 49 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Trump votes early in Florida as Biden warns of COVID-19 'dark winter' - 16 hours 21 min ago
Toronto Star - The Latest: Trump voting in Florida; Bon Jovi joining Biden - 20 hours 48 min ago



Trump administration claims progress over China farm purchases
SCMP - 37 min 37 sec ago
The Trump administration said China has met 71 per cent of its agricultural purchases under the phase one trade deal.The US government said Friday that China had purchased US$23 billion in American farm products this year, but that amount includes both goods that have been shipped and also those sold but not yet exported.But the figure has been questioned as “overly optimistic” because some of the sales may only hit the water after the December 31 deadline and the contracts may still be…
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NDTV - Trump Seeking New Term "To Help Himself" And His Wealthy Friends: Obama - 2 hours 27 min ago
SCMP - Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump threaten to sue over ‘malicious’ Times Square billboards - 6 hours 35 min ago
CNN - How Trump could undermine Fauci and remake the US government - 7 hours 45 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Ethiopia accuses Trump of inciting 'war' over Nile dam - 14 hours 56 min ago
Bloomberg - Mike Bloomberg-funded ad encourages Florida voters to cancel out Donald Trump's vote with their own - Florida Politics - 16 hours 8 min ago
CNBC - Trump votes early in Florida as 2020 campaign enters final days - 17 hours 7 min ago
Associated Press - Minority pushes Trump agenda largely unpopular among tribes - Associated Press - 19 hours 16 min ago
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Indiatimes - Donald Trump is seeking second term to help himself and his wealthy friends: Barack Obama - 1 hour 32 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - The telling truth behind three of Trump's false COVID claims - 2 hours 50 min ago
Toronto Star - While her father rails against ‘idiot’ scientists, Ivanka Trump talks ice cream - 9 hours 43 min ago
BusinessInsider - Trump campaign files lawsuit requesting Nevada court to block election officials from counting early votes - 12 hours 8 min ago
ZeroHedge - Latino Business Owner: This Election Is Not About Donald Trump - 14 hours 2 min ago
Russia Today - Ethiopia denounces Trump for INCITING WAR by saying Egypt will ‘BLOW UP’ disputed Blue Nile dam project - 14 hours 6 min ago
Euronews - US presidential election: Trump casts vote in key state of Florida - 15 hours 50 min ago
AllAfrica - East Africa: Trump Warns Ethiopia of Egyptian Attack On Dam - 19 hours 25 min ago
Financial Post - Ethiopia Slams Pressure After Trump Remark About Destroying Dam - 21 hours 59 min ago
New York Times - Trump’s Biggest Economic Legacy Isn’t About the Numbers - 22 hours 8 min ago



US-China relations: American officials to push Trump’s anti-Beijing message on visit to India
SCMP - 1 hour 41 min ago
Just a week before November’s election, two of US President Donald Trump’s top national security aides will visit India for meetings focused largely on countering China’s growing global influence.As the bitter race between Trump and former vice-president Joe Biden winds down, the talks this week in New Delhi aim to reinforce the president’s anti-China campaign message.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper will meet their Indian counterparts for strategic and sec ...
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Bloomberg - Coronavirus India Updates: Fresh Additions Remain Below 60,000 For Seventh Straight Day - BloombergQuint - 5 hours 15 min ago
NDTV - "Not How You Talk About Friends": Joe Biden As Trump Calls India "Filthy" - 8 hours 37 min ago
CNN - The pandemic has created a second crisis in India — the rise of child trafficking - 9 hours 17 min ago
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Indiatimes - COVID-19: Recovery rate touches 90%; only 8.5% of total caseload active in India - 2 min 2 sec ago
Toronto Star - Pompeo, Esper to push Trump’s anti-China message in India - 6 hours 18 min ago
TechCrunch - Why you have to pay attention to the Indian startup scene - 14 hours 31 min ago
BusinessInsider - How cult leader Keith Raniere used 'multilevel marketing' techniques to recruit women into a secret 'master-slave' sorority, according to survivor India Oxenberg - 22 hours 2 min ago



Tesla recalls nearly 50,000 Model S and X cars in China over faulty suspension
CNBC - 1 hour 45 min ago
The China State Administration for Market Regulation announced the recall of nearly 50,000 Tesla Model S and Model X cars.
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ZeroHedge - Tesla Warns Its Full Self-Driving Beta "May Do The Wrong Thing At The Worst Time" - 18 hours 32 min ago
BusinessInsider - Wall Street analysts tore down 7 competing electric-vehicle batteries — and say Tesla is once again leading the pack - 22 hours 30 min ago



Long COVID: Some coronavirus patients have recovered, but still aren't well
Deutsche Welle - 2 hours 47 min ago
Months after recovering from their coronavirus infections, some patients continue to report headaches, exhaustion and shortness of breath. Doctors are still learning about the emerging post-COVID syndrome.
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Bloomberg - Time to reset expectations for world economy with coronavirus untamed - Mint - 4 hours 6 min ago
SCMP - Malaysia water disruptions rankle amid coronavirus spike - 4 hours 31 min ago
CNN - Pence chief of staff Marc Short tests positive for coronavirus - 7 hours 40 min ago
CNBC - U.S. reports more than 83,000 coronavirus cases, record daily total, as experts warn of difficult winter - 20 hours 9 min ago
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus: Merkel in fresh plea to stay at home amid record infection tally - 20 hours 59 min ago
FOX Business - Democratic sweep wouldn't guarantee more coronavirus relief - 22 hours 3 min ago
Associated Press - U.S. hits all-time high in new coronavirus cases, exceeding 80,000 in a day for the first time - The Washington Post - 23 hours 35 min ago
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Toronto Star - Pence adviser Marty Obst catches coronavirus, adding to White House outbreak - 9 hours 2 min ago
Russia Today - Party pooper: Police in Berlin breaks up FETISH party for 600 guests amid widening coronavirus crackdown on nightlife - 10 hours 50 min ago
Financial Post - Italy plans further curbs as coronavirus cases hit new record - 10 hours 53 min ago
Euronews - Coronavirus: Backlash over Wales ban on buying 'non-essential items' in supermarkets - 13 hours 46 min ago
BusinessInsider - New daily coronavirus cases will 'easily hit six-figure' mark soon, public health expert warns - 17 hours 43 min ago
Indiatimes - Coronavirus: Mumbai has more deaths but fewer cases than Bengaluru and Delhi - 21 hours 2 min ago



US reports second highest day of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. The highest day was Friday
CNN - 3 hours 13 min ago
As the fall surge continues, the United States has reported its second highest day of new Covid-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
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SCMP - Coronavirus: US reports 88,973 new infections, another daily record - 4 hours 28 min ago
NDTV - US Vice President Mike Pence's Top Aide Tests Positive For Coronavirus - 6 hours 54 min ago
Deutsche Welle - US election: Barack Obama slams Donald Trump over coronavirus - 8 hours 6 min ago
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ZeroHedge - Sam's Club To Deploy Robot Cleaners For All US Stores Amid Contactless Shift - 8 hours 32 min ago
Toronto Star - US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000 - 23 hours 43 min ago



Lee Kun-Hee, the force behind Samsung's rise, dies at 78
Deutsche Welle - 5 hours 21 min ago
Lee's death comes at a time when his son is grappling with legal issues. A potential restructuring could also be on the horizon over his stakes in key Samsung companies.
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BBC - Samsung Group titan Lee Kun-hee dies aged 78 - 6 hours 1 min ago
CNN - Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies after long illness - 8 hours 2 min ago
Associated Press - Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung's rise, dies at 78 - The Associated Press - 8 hours 50 min ago
SCMP - Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee dead at 78 - 8 hours 59 min ago
NDTV - Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee Dies At 78 - 9 hours 14 min ago
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Indiatimes - Samsung's Lee Kun-hee leaves behind $21 billion wealth for inheritance - 32 min 3 sec ago
Financial Post - Lee Kun-hee, who made S.Korea’s Samsung a global powerhouse, dies at 78 - 1 hour 20 min ago
Euronews - Lee Kun-Hee, driving force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78 - 2 hours 31 min ago
Washington Post - Why Samsung’s Billionaire Scion Faces Two More Trials - 5 hours 17 min ago
TechCrunch - Samsung chairman dies at age 78 - 8 hours 14 min ago
New York Post - Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of Samsung, dead at 78 - 8 hours 20 min ago
The Hindu - Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78 - 8 hours 35 min ago
New York Times - Lee Kun-hee of Samsung Dies at 78; Built an Electronics Titan - 8 hours 49 min ago
Toronto Star - Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78 - 8 hours 54 min ago



Coronavirus: second group of Chinese tourists set to fly to Thailand on Monday
SCMP - 6 hours 6 min ago
A second group of Chinese tourists are expected to leave Guangzhou for Bangkok on Monday under a new visa arrangement introduced by Thailand to help revive its tourism industry, which has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.Most of the group will be travelling under the special tourist visa (STV) scheme that was introduced by Bangkok after an earlier plan to allow people to visit only designated destinations like Phuket or Koh Samui was scrapped for fear of infection risks.According to ...
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SCMP - Coronavirus: flights to Chinese city suspended and residents told to make themselves available for mass testing - 19 hours 40 min ago



Brexit: Cost of everyday goods 'could rise' without a deal, hauliers warn
BBC - 8 hours 24 min ago
Freight industry body warns the lack of an agreement on tariffs could make things more expensive.
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BusinessInsider - Trump will take advantage of the UK's 'weakness' after Brexit if re-elected, warns Britain's former ambassador to the US - 1 hour 34 min ago



Obama in Florida: Trump's tough guy schtick is a fraud
CNN - 8 hours 38 min ago
Former President Barack Obama on Saturday laced into President Donald Trump, describing his successor as a thin-skinned bully whose true weakness was revealed when he walked off the set of a high profile interview this week after being faced with a few probing questions.
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New York Times - Conservative News Sites Fuel Voter Fraud Misinformation - 1 hour 31 min ago
Russia Today - Turkey’s Erdogan slams German police for ‘racism & Islamophobia’ after raid on Berlin mosque during Covid-19 aid fraud probe - 23 hours 58 min ago



Trump promised to win the trade war with China. He failed
CNN - 9 hours 9 min ago
US President Donald Trump started a trade war with China to fix what he's repeatedly blasted as an unfair relationship between the world's two largest economies.



Netflix partners with Norfolk State University in Virginia for its first-ever Virtual HBCU Boot Camp
CNN - 9 hours 44 min ago
The program will launch in January 2021.



Facebook Seeks To Block Political Ad Targeting Research
NDTV - 10 hours 14 min ago
Facebook has demanded that New York University pull the plug on a research project into the platform's targeting practices for political ads, saying it is a violation of terms to collect user data.
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CNN - Facebook to researchers: Stop using our data - 14 hours 50 min ago
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BusinessInsider - Facebook is trying to prevent NYU from examining its political ad-targeting. Researchers say they have no intention of stopping their work. - 18 hours 7 min ago



American Airlines plans customer Boeing 737 Max tours and calls with pilots to build confidence in jet
CNBC - 13 hours 13 min ago
American Airlines is planning to give customers a chance to view the Boeing 737 Max before it flies commercially



Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia will face external threats together
Deutsche Welle - 13 hours 28 min ago
Embattled Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko told the US that his country and Russia were united against external threats. Opposition protesters gathered again and are calling for national strike.
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Indiatimes - Russians who pose threat to US elections have hacked nuclear plants and power grid - 4 hours 32 min ago
ZeroHedge - The Damage Russiagate Has Done - 12 hours 2 min ago
Toronto Star - Russian oil tanker suffers explosion, 3 crew members missing - 16 hours 23 min ago



Commodity Analyst: 'I Don't See What's Going to Stop Bitcoin From Appreciating' | Markets and Prices - Bitcoin News
Bloomberg - 13 hours 50 min ago
Commodity Analyst: 'I Don't See What's Going to Stop Bitcoin From Appreciating' | Markets and Prices  Bitcoin News
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BusinessInsider - Bitcoin has 'considerable' upside as it better competes with gold as alternative currency, JPMorgan says - 22 hours 52 min ago



Trump's COVID-19 Response A "Screw" Up, Says Obama
NDTV - 14 hours 24 min ago
Former US president Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump's response to the Covid-19 pandemic as he hit the campaign trail on Saturday for his former vice president Joe Biden.
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CNN - Battle hardened Illinois health official is shaken by latest Covid-19 surge - 16 hours 16 min ago
Associated Press - Raiders activate 4 starting linemen from COVID-19 list - WTOP - 19 hours 20 min ago
SCMP - ‘They are raping the Galapagos’: Chinese fishing boats, Covid-19 threaten Ecuador’s Unesco site - 21 hours 16 min ago
NDTV - Nations Eyeing Gilead's Covid Drug Should Take Note Of Failed Trial: WHO - 23 hours 32 min ago
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Indiatimes - Devendra Fadnavis will now realise COVID-19 situation is serious: Sanjay Raut - 1 hour 32 min ago
Russia Today - Fireworks vs. batons: Italian far-right clash with riot police over ‘dictatorship’ of Covid-19 rules (VIDEO) - 1 hour 35 min ago
Sydney Morning Herald - Close aide to Vice-President Mike Pence tests positive to COVID-19 - 6 hours 54 min ago
BusinessInsider - Mike Pence adviser Marty Obst tests positive for COVID-19 as the latest case in White House orbit - 8 hours 11 min ago
New York Post - The baseball card market is thriving thanks to COVID-19 - 16 hours 17 min ago
ZeroHedge - Global COVID-19 Cases Top 500,000 In A Day For First Time: Live Updates - 18 hours 12 min ago
The Guardian - Top London restaurants find loophole in tier 2 Covid rules - 19 hours 48 min ago
Euronews - Coronavirus: Polish President Duda tests positive for COVID-19 - 19 hours 58 min ago
Toronto Star - Istanbul’s opposition mayor tests positive for COVID-19 - 21 hours 58 min ago
New York Times - Wikipedia and W.H.O. Join to Combat Covid-19 Misinformation - 22 hours 32 min ago



A vaccine helped end racial disparities in pneumococcal disease. There's hope a vaccine will do the same for Covid-19
CNN - 17 hours 14 min ago
The world is focused on a Covid-19 vaccine to get everyone back to some version of normal, but the vaccine could also have another beneficial effect: It could reduce the disparities that have made the disease so deadly for some racial groups.
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BusinessInsider - Fauci suggested a face mask mandate and warned that the general public might not get a COVID-19 vaccine until mid-2021 - 22 hours 39 min ago
Indiatimes - Arvind Kejriwal pitches for free COVID-19 vaccine throughout India - 23 hours 32 min ago



How Amazon keeps a close eye on employee activism to head off unions
CNBC - 20 hours 2 min ago
Amazon has managed to keep unions out of its ranks since the company's founding in 1994, partly by relying on surveillance tools to spot activity before it spreads.



Google's long-time rivals say DOJ antitrust suit shows it's lost its 'halo' in the eyes of regulators
CNBC - 20 hours 32 min ago
Three Google opponents called the lawsuit a good first step, though they hope state AGs will expand the case.
COMMENTARY:
The Guardian - The US has a good record on fighting monopolies. Now it's Google's turn - 3 hours 32 min ago



Hong Kong Airlines cautious on expansion in wake of Cathay Dragon shutdown, with focus on Covid-19 survival
SCMP - 21 hours 31 min ago
Hong Kong Airlines, the city’s third-largest carrier, is cautious about expanding after the closure of hometown rival Cathay Dragon, according to a company executive, with the focus still on its own survival amid the Covid-19 pandemic.A member of the cash-strapped Chinese aviation conglomerate HNA Group, the airline also said it was unable to hire any of the estimated 2,500 Dragon cabin and cockpit crew made redundant on Wednesday.The aviation landscape was rocked after Hong Kong’s largest ...
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BusinessInsider - One of the largest airlines in the US just ceased operations but most flyers wouldn't even recognize it – here's why - 19 hours 18 min ago



Bitcoin Crypto News: Cryptocurrencies Latest Analysis as Rally Continues - Bloomberg
Bloomberg - 23 hours 32 min ago
Bitcoin Crypto News: Cryptocurrencies Latest Analysis as Rally Continues  Bloomberg
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ZeroHedge - Gold And Crypto: Is This How Charts Look Before A Monetary Collapse? - 22 hours 22 min ago