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Coronavirus: Australia wants EU to 'review' Italy's vaccine block

Australia's prime minister on Friday said he "understands" why Italy blocked the planned export of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. Nevertheless, Australia asked the European Commissi...

Amazon Singapore empowers women-owned small businesses this International Women's Day

Amazon Singapore encourages consumers to shop from small businesses and bolsters support for sellers by shining the spotlight on women entrepreneurs, including founders of maternity needs brand Hegen,...

The Latest: Sri Lanka approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s drug regulatory body has approved the Russian Sputnik V vaccine as the second available for use in the Indian Ocean island nation. The state minister...

Kinaxis Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions Report

Kinaxis evaluated on both execution and vision with furthest placement for completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant OTTAWA, CANADA - Media OutReach - 4 March 2021 - Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX:KXS), the...

Fed survey finds modest gains in the US economy in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions across the United States has found that economic activity was expanding at a modest pace in February. The Fed survey...

German financial supervisor moves against Greensill Bank

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's financial market supervisor on Wednesday ordered the closure of Greensill Bank AG for business with customers, citing an “imminent risk” that the subsidiary of an Australian co...

US service sector growth slows sharply in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — Growth in the services sector, where most Americans works, slowed sharply in February with hurdles related to the pandemic hindering growth. The Institute for Suppl...

Beijing dismisses alleged Chinese hacking of Indian vaccine makers

BEIJING/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - China on Tuesday rejected an allegation by a cyber intelligence firm that a state-backed hacking group targeted the IT systems of two Indian coronavirus vaccine makers. ...

New shorter-term and micro-insurance products enter Singapore to combat increased risk aversion: Aon Global Market Insights Report

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 March 2021 - Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, has released its Q4 202...

China, looking post-virus, to push tech autonomy at Congress

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders are shifting focus from the coronavirus back to long-term goals of making China a technology leader at this year's highest-profile political event, the meeting of its ce...

US sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader's poisoning

The Biden administration announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses Tuesday related to the poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, whose detention drew tens of thousand...

Taiwan occupies key spot in global supply chain for strategic products: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is the source of numerous products of strategic importance, and it therefore occupies a key position in the global supply chain, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told t...

Democratic senators propose clean energy tax credits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two U.S. senators from states with declining manufacturing sectors are pushing to invest $8 billion through tax credits to create clean energy jobs. U.S. Sen...

Biden US TR nominee Tai vows to end trade 'race to the bottom,' counter China

Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden’s top trade nominee, backed tariffs as a “legitimate tool” to counter China’s state-driven economic model and vowed to hold Beijing to its pr...

US lawmakers ask Taiwan envoy for assistance in auto chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the global chip shortage, several American lawmakers have approached Taiwan’s representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), for assistance. As the car ind...