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India’s Modi urged to set ‘ambitious’ economic agenda after poll…

Posted by June 9, 2024

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) campaigned on India’s sizeable economic expansion in the lead-up to the country’s r

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Gaza unemployment since start of Israel’s war soars to nearly…

Posted by June 7, 2024

International Labour Organization says joblessness in occupied West Bank stands at almost 32 percent, resulting in a combined total of more than 50 percent.Unem

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Samsung workers in South Korea take industrial action for first…

Posted by June 7, 2024

National Samsung Electronics Union, which represents tens of thousands of people, is pushing for better wages.Staff at Samsung Electronics, one of the world’s

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Rahul Gandhi seeks probe into stock market moves during India…

Posted by June 6, 2024

Exit poll projections of big wins by Modi’s alliance sent stock markets surging a day before votes were counted.Opposition Indian National Congress leader Rah

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Vietnam tycoon sentenced to death could face new charges, state…

Posted by June 6, 2024

Truong My Lan accused of illegally transferring $4.5bn in latest development in country’s biggest-ever fraud case.A Vietnamese real estate tycoon sentenced to

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In China, weight-loss drugs are becoming big business

Posted by June 6, 2024

Taipei, Taiwan – Ozempic is big business in China. Last year, the Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk doubled its sales of the diabetes drug in the count

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Nvidia overtakes Apple to become world’s second-most valuable company

Posted by June 6, 2024

Chipmaker’s market capitalisation passes $3 trillion after latest rally in stock price.Nvidia has overtaken Apple to become the world’s second-most valuable

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Bank of Canada cuts rates for first time in four…

Posted by June 5, 2024

After keeping rates at a more than two-decade high of five percent, the BoC said indicators for underlying inflation improved.The Bank of Canada has trimmed its

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AI ‘healthcare revolution’ already under way, Nvidia says

Posted by June 5, 2024

Top executive says AI likely to affect healthcare more than any other area of life.Taipei, Taiwan – Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has already brough

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India election: Why Modi’s narrow win sent the stock market…

Posted by June 5, 2024

India’s stock market took its worst tumble in four years after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost its parliamentary maj

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Australia drops legal fight against X over church stabbing videos

Posted by June 5, 2024

Elon Musk’s social media platform welcomes decision as a victory for freedom of speech.Australia’s internet watchdog has ended a legal battle to force Elon

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India’s stock market dips as expectations of Modi landslide recede

Posted by June 4, 2024

Selloff comes after polls predicting large majority for National Democratic Alliance sent stocks to all-time highs.Indian financial markets sold off sharply as

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