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5/5© Reuters. Workers are seen inside the kitchen of a dhaba, a small restaurant along a national highway in Gharaunda, in the northern state of Haryana, India, June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi2/5By Manoj Kumar and Sunil Kataria KARNAL, India (Reuters) - Asin Sharma lies idle on a cot near his restaurant by a highway linking India's capital New Delhi...
Article content TAIPEI — Taiwan will allow Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Taiwan’s Foxconn, and TSMC to negotiate on the government’s behalf for COVID-19 vaccines, a spokesman said on Friday, but warned he couldn’t guarantee success. Taiwan is trying to speed up the arrival of the millions of vaccines it has on order as it deals with...
Article content The Bank of Japan unveiled a plan on Friday to boost funding for fighting climate change, in a surprise move underscoring the importance of the issue for central banks. The BOJ also maintained its massive monetary stimulus to support the country’s economic recovery and extended a deadline for asset-buying and loan programs introduced last year to...
Article content SEOUL — Some 760,000 South Koreans who have received a first dose of AstraZeneca Plc’s COVID-19 vaccine will be offered Pfizer Inc’s vaccine as a second shot due to shipment delays by global vaccine sharing scheme COVAX, the government said. Several countries, including Canada and Spain, have already approved such dose-mixing mainly due to concerns about...
© Reuters. Mark Cuban Wants DeFi Regulation After His Invested Token CollapsedMark Cuban has called for DeFi and stablecoin regulation after losing money. As the Iron Finance token which Cuban invested collapsed from $64 to zero. Currently, the stablecoin sector is under the spotlight from US lawmakers.Shark Tank star, DeFi proponent, and Billionaire investor Mark Cuban has called for decentralized finance...
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes questions in Parliament, in London, Britain June 16, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered an embarrassing defeat when his Conservative Party lost a parliamentary by-election on the outskirts of London, just a few miles from his own seat. Since its...
Article content TAIPEI — Taiwan will allow Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of Taiwan’s Foxconn, and TSMC to negotiate on the government’s behalf for COVID-19 vaccines, a spokesman said on Friday, but warned he couldn’t guarantee success. Taiwan is trying to speed up the arrival of the millions of vaccines it has on order as it deals with...
Article content The Bank of Japan unveiled a plan on Friday to boost funding for fighting climate change, in a surprise move underscoring the importance of the issue for central banks. The BOJ also maintained its massive monetary stimulus to support the country’s economic recovery and extended a deadline for asset-buying and loan programs introduced last year to...
Article content SHANGHAI — China’s benchmark lending rate is set to remain unchanged at its June fixing on Monday, but there are growing expectations of an interest rate rise in China after the U.S. Federal Reserve adopted a more hawkish tone, a Reuters survey showed. Twenty-two traders and analysts, or 79% of all 28 participants, in a snap...