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UK’s Sunak pledges tax cuts for pensioners as Tories face…

Posted by May 28, 2024

Opposition Labour Party slams election pledge as latest ‘desperate move’ by governing party.United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has pledged to cut tax

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Russia to build nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan

Posted by May 27, 2024

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev says Uzbekistan also interested in buying more oil and gas from Russia.Russia will build a small nuclear power plant in Uzbekistan,

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China urges South Korea, Japan to uphold free trade at…

Posted by May 27, 2024

Chinese Premier Li Qiang says the three countries should view each other as ‘partners and opportunities for development’.China’s No 2 official has urged J

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Fewer women among top earners in UK finance since pandemic,…

Posted by May 27, 2024

Women make up less than 20 percent of top earners in sector, university research finds.Women make up a smaller proportion of top earners in financial and profes

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In pricey Hong Kong, residents flock to China for cheaper…

Posted by May 27, 2024

Hong Kong, China – Hong Kong resident Mimi Lau regularly heads to Shenzhen to grab a meal with friends or go shopping in one of the Chinese megacity’s many

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Families of Uvalde school shooting victims sue Microsoft, Meta and…

Posted by May 25, 2024

Families of the victims killed in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, have filed two wrongful death lawsuits: one against the firearm manufacturer and another a

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Singapore Airlines changes seatbelt rules, route after fatal turbulence

Posted by May 24, 2024

Airline says it has adopted ‘more cautious approach’ after incident that killed one person and injured dozens.Singapore Airlines (SIA) has changed its seat

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TikTok curbs state-affiliated media amid foreign influence fears

Posted by May 24, 2024

Video-sharing app says state-backed accounts will not be recommended or allowed to advertise outside home countries.TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, has a

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US sues Ticketmaster, Live Nation over ‘illegal monopoly’

Posted by May 23, 2024

The Department of Justice in the United States has filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment, accusin

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Singapore Airlines death: Is climate change making air turbulence worse?

Posted by May 23, 2024

Geoff Kitchen was on his way to a six-week holiday across South Asia and Australia with his wife Linda. Ten hours into the flight and in the middle of the break

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South Korea unveils record $19bn package to support chip industry

Posted by May 23, 2024

President Yoon Suk-yeol has announced a record $19bn support plan for South Korea’s crucial semiconductor industry. South Korea is home to the world’s top m

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Nvidia’s profits soar as AI boom shows no sign of…

Posted by May 23, 2024

California-based company reports seven-fold jump in profit to $14.88bn in first quarter.Nvidia, the chipmaker at the centre of the boom in artificial intelligen

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