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Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos (full film)
An inside look at how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos built one of the largest and most influential economic forces in the world - and the cost of Amazon’s convenience.
Violent men are to blame, not Tinder. But online dating comes with risk
After the horrific murder of Grace Millane, it’s worth reflecting on safety measures for dating
Coronavirus: South Korea reports 123 new cases and two more deaths
Authorities place more than 9,000 Shincheonji church members in self-quarantine
Top 10 Chinese businesswomen in 2020
Dong Mingzhu, chairwoman of China's largest air conditioner maker Gree Electric Appliances Inc, ranked first in the country's top 100 businesswomen list released by Forbes China.
Virus cases decline, but 'no time for complacency', says WHO
The World Health Organization has urged countries around the world to seize a "window of opportunity" to combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia, also known as COVID-19.
Japan rejects London's offer to take over Tokyo 2020 Olympics amid coronavirus fears
Japan has brushed off London's offer to host the 2020 Olympics if the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the games to be moved from Tokyo, insisting the games would open as planned on July 24.
Hong Kong to allocate 3.85 bln USD for fight against epidemic
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Legislative Council (LegCo) approved to allocate 30 billion Hong Kong dollars (3.85 billion U.S. dollars) for Anti-epidemic Fund on Friday.
Hong Kong airport unveils HK$1.6 billion package to support industry buckling under coronavirus outbreak, anti-government protests
Airlines to get lower fees and rental charges under Airport Authority relief package
Huawei pushes US to release secret files on HSBC-Meng Wanzhou ties as legal battle broadens
Huawei’s lawyers filed letter with US Court for the Eastern District of New York, requesting results of previous investigations into HSBC. Chinese tech giant claims HSBC knew of Meng Wanzhou’s business dealings with Iran before key meeti...
China sends in top investigators after coronavirus erupts in jails
More than 500 prisoners and guards in three provinces diagnosed with the illness. Officials sacked in Shandong and Zhejiang for mismanagement
Chinese medical expert warns recovered coronavirus patients may still be contagious
Head of frontline team fighting Covid-19 says some patients have been found to still carry the virus after getting better. Scientists believe there is a low risk of this happening, but there is still much to learn about the disease
Coronavirus: US faces ‘tremendous public health threat’ as imported infections rise; World Health Organisation to start Wuhan inquiry
Public health agency says the number of US infections stands at 34, including 21 ‘repatriated cases’. Medical experts are set to travel to Wuhan, the outbreak’s epicentre, on Saturday, WHO secretary general says
The Coronavirus Cruise Ship Quarantine Gave The Virus An Efficient Way To Spread
Bad ventilation and a botched quarantine on the Diamond Princess likely caused hundreds of illnesses and two deaths in the largest outbreak outside China.
Why The U.S. Government And Big Tech Disagree On Encryption
All what you text “privately” with your mobile phone, is in fact totally open, stored under your profile at the secret services, and can be used against you once you try to step up in life. Now it’s a show time, who will better pretend t...
Democratic candidates go after Bloomberg in heated debate
From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders' take-no-prisoners politics during a contentious debate Wednesday night. The aggressive confrontation in Las V...
Indonesian minister found the solution for poverty! calls on the rich to marry the poor as a way to cut country's poverty rate
An Indonesian minister on Wednesday proposed for the rich to marry the poor as a means to reduce the country’s poverty rate. So, instead of 1% rich Indonesia will have 2% rich and only 98% will remain poor...
Coronavirus: 59 Hong Kong cops in quarantine after one officer becomes infected
Fifty-nine police officers have been quarantined after a 48-year-old male cop became the 69th person in Hong Kong to be infected with the coronavirus on Thursday night.
What are the rules on workplace surveillance?
Barclays has faced a backlash after it piloted a system that tracked the time employees spent at their desks. The company has since scrapped the system - but how common is workplace surveillance and what lengths are employers allowed to ...
Britain First leader Paul Golding charged with terror offence
The leader of far-right group Britain First has been charged with an offence under the Terrorism Act after refusing to give police access to his phone.
Barclays scraps 'Big Brother' staff tracking system
Barclays says it has scrapped a system that tracked the time employees spent at their desks and sent warnings to those spending too long on breaks.
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