Date
19 February 2019

BUSINESS

  • Notwithstanding a market “winter”, the cryptocurrency industry is continuing an effort to push mass adoption of new digital tokens. Social media platforms, with a large user base, are seen as an attractive area for the crypto...
  • The recent market rally was largely fueled by dovish remarks from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell. The US central bank indicated that it would decide on the roadmap for suspending its program to reduce the bonds on...
  • Airbus announced that it would stop making the double-deck A380 superjumbo jet in 2021, after having poured in billions into research and production of the world’s largest passenger airliner. Initially, Airbus took on the superjumbo jet...
  • With iPhone sales slowing, Apple is taking a fresh look at its business and realigning its priorities in a bid to enhance the services income and catch up on rivals in aspects such as artificial intelligence...
  • A Chinese government propaganda app that recently became a huge hit was developed by Alibaba, Reuters reports, citing two people at the company. “Xuexi Qiangguo”, which literally translates as “study to make China strong” and is...
  • British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite US allegations the Chinese firm and its products could be used by Beijing for spying, Reuters reports, citing sources with...
  • Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech firms, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said on Monday. In a damning...
  • The US auto industry on Monday urged the Trump administration not to saddle imported cars and auto parts with steep tariffs, warning that the move would increase the costs for automakers and put jobs at risk,...
  • The swift move in CSI 300 shares year to date appears to have wrong-footed investors, given that economic data releases are still poor. Meanwhile, authorities have begun to expand their monetary tool kit to ensure the...
  • As Beijing is to unveil the blueprint for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, which is home to nearly 70 million people, opinions on the impact of the plan on Hong Kong are widely divided. The Outline...

WORLD

  • Wonder and romance come at a price, especially for lovers who want to celebrate tonight their undying affection for each other under the full moon at the Palace Museum in Beijing. This will be the first...
  • The central government on Monday unveiled the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, laying out a vision to create a world-class city cluster and make it the top-ranked class compared to others...
  • Din Tai Fung in Covent Garden, London, has been attracting a steady flow of dumpling pilgrims since it opened in December last year. This is not all surprising, considering that it has been ranked as one...
  • A Chinese government propaganda app that recently became a huge hit was developed by Alibaba, Reuters reports, citing two people at the company. “Xuexi Qiangguo”, which literally translates as “study to make China strong” and is...
  • US President Donald Trump warned members of Venezuela’s military who remain loyal to socialist leader Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives, Reuters reports. If military personnel continue supporting Maduro, they will...

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