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Singapore retailers are reeling from further Covid measures as sales drop 70% for some thumbnail

Singapore retailers are reeling from further Covid measures as sales drop 70% for some

Singapore retailers have seen sales plunge between 30% to 70% since the start of Covid-19, says the executive director of the Singapore Retailers Association. Read More
UK college offers medical students $13,700 in cash to defer their degree thumbnail

UK college offers medical students $13,700 in cash to defer their degree

The University of Exeter is offering students who want to study medicine a £10,000 ($13,735) bursary and free first-year accommodation to defer their place. Read More
Here are Wednesday's biggest analyst calls of the day: Peloton, McDonald's, Amazon, Tesla & more thumbnail
JPMorgan gives Jamie Dimon a special stock option bonus to keep him as CEO for several more years thumbnail

JPMorgan gives Jamie Dimon a special stock option bonus to keep him as CEO for several more years

"This special award reflects the board's desire for Mr. Dimon to continue to lead the firm for a further significant number of years," the bank said in a regulatory filing. Read More
Core Scientific, a major U.S. bitcoin mining company, is going public via SPAC thumbnail

Core Scientific, a major U.S. bitcoin mining company, is going public via SPAC

Core Scientific is listing on the Nasdaq through a merger with Power & Digital Infrastructure Acquisition Corp. The deal values Core Scientific at $4.3 billion.
Infrastructure bill 'still being negotiated,' Republicans to block key vote, top GOP senator says thumbnail

Infrastructure bill ‘still being negotiated,’ Republicans to block key vote, top GOP senator says

"We're just not ready," Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman told CNBC of the vote to advance the infrastructure bill. "So we're going to vote no."
Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s thumbnail

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s

Israel's prime minister vowed Tuesday to "act aggressively" against the decision by Ben & Jerry's to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.
Foxconn says critical iPhone factory hasn't been hit by massive floods in China thumbnail

Foxconn says critical iPhone factory hasn’t been hit by massive floods in China

Zhengzhou, in China's central Henan province, has been hit with torrential rain and intense flooding reportedly causing at least 12 deaths.
Parents should help their children cultivate these three traits to succeed, expert says thumbnail

Parents should help their children cultivate these three traits to succeed, expert says

Parents should be helping their children cultivate three distinct character traits to succeed in life, argues one expert.
Covid appears to be the 'Achilles' heel' for Southeast Asia's economies: Jefferies thumbnail

Covid appears to be the ‘Achilles’ heel’ for Southeast Asia’s economies: Jefferies

Many economies in Southeast Asia have struggled to get to grips with Covid in their countries, says Sean Darby from Jefferies.
China scraps fines, will let families have as many children as they'd like thumbnail

China scraps fines, will let families have as many children as they’d like

Families in China can now have as many children as they like without facing fines or other consequences, the Chinese government said late Tuesday.
American duo sentenced to prison by Tokyo court for helping Ghosn flee Japan thumbnail

American duo sentenced to prison by Tokyo court for helping Ghosn flee Japan

A Tokyo court doled out the first sentences related to Carlos Ghosn's escape, imprisoning two Americans for helping the former Nissan chairman flee from Japan.