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Cuomo says possible NY quarantine 'would be chaos and mayhem'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to President Donald Trump considering a short-term quarantine of coronavirus "hot spots," including New York.
Quote of the Day
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
Cathay Dragon employees shocked, shaken by decision to axe Hong Kong airline
Despite rumours of job cuts, ‘no one ever expected the entire airline would shut down overnight’, says flight attendant let go after 10 years.
Jack Ma’s Ant Receives China Approval for IPO in Shanghai
Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co. got the green light from China’s securities watchdog for its initial public offering in Shanghai, clearing another hurdle as the Chinese fintech giant tr...
Cathay has take-it-or-leave-it deal for pilots – salary and benefit cuts, or the door
The embattled airline’s move on pricey contracts comes on top of 600 redundancies among pilot ranks as company retrenches for future.
Experts reveal secrets about flying
62 secrets you never knew about flying
Airline coalition working with WHO to 'get rid of quarantines,' replace it with testing
The airline industry is hoping that testing will help revive its businesses.
PayPal to let you buy and sell cryptocurrencies in the US
PayPal has partnered with cryptocurrency company Paxos to launch a new service. PayPal users in the U.S. will soon be able to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies. More countries...
Calls for Facebook, Twitter to halt trending sections ahead of election gather steam
The Mozilla Foundation sent a letter on Tuesday to Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey demanding they halt their trending features ahead of the 2020 election.
Chinese town built to look just like Paris complete with a fake Eiffel Tower
Tianducheng is a replica of Paris complete with its own versions of the Eiffel Tower and other landmarks
Apartment Rents Are Plunging in the World's Richest Cities. It's Time For You to Negotiate
Desire for space and stuck-at-home students weigh on formerly desirable areas — but for how long?
Hong Kong virtual bank WeLab is live with Temenos
Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that WeLab Bank, Hong Kong’s first homegrown virtual bank, has publicly launched using cloud-native Temenos Transact to pr...
British and U.S. financial regulators renew co-operation deal
The Bank of England and the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said they had signed a new agreement on Tuesday to cooperate on the supervision of cross-borde...
New Yorker suspends Jeffrey Toobin for allegedly masturbating on Zoom call
Magazine says it is investigating matter while Toobin says ‘I thought I had muted the Zoom video’ in apology
Hong Kong-Singapore Travel Bubble May Have One Flight a Day
The travel bubble for Hong Kong and Singapore could start with one daily flight between the two financial hubs, according to Hong Kong Secretary for Commerce and Economic Develo...
Facebook co-founder helps bankroll Silicon Valley anti-Trump ad blitz
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is one of several major contributors from the tech sector who contributed to a last-minute push to flood the airwaves with television ads ai...
Covid: Cathay Pacific to run at half capacity next year
Cathay Pacific says it expects to offer less than half of its usual capacity next year as airlines continue to suffer from the pandemic's impact.
‘You’re playing selective god’: Google ‘whistleblower’ tells Project Veritas search engine ‘skews’ results in Democrats’ favor
An alleged program manager at Google Cloud has said the search engine monolith is “playing god” in the US political scene, skewing results to benefit Democrats, according to an ...
German justice calls for the arrest of Jürgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca
A Cologne court has issued arrest warrants against Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca Mora for tax fraud and criminal association in connection with the case of the Panama Papers,...
The Stock Market Is Ignoring the Economy. Here's Why.
Stocks are booming while companies shed millions of workers from payrolls. WSJ explains why the stock market seems disconnected from economic reality.
Zakaria: Virus ushering in greatest economic inequality in decades
CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a look at how the coronavirus pandemic has worsened inequality globally and in the US.
The Real Recession Is Just Starting
The economy is in Recession; we just haven’t felt it because of the CARES Act stimulus, but, eventually we will because we have a huge unemployment problem.
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