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The Taiwanese Island Fortress That Could Halt A Chinese Invasion

59 minutes ago   |   Forbes

There are only so many ways for China to invade Taiwan. The country's main island is mountainous and rocky on its east coast. The good beaches are on the west coast, in...
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COVID-19 pivot: Travel unicorn Klook sees jump in staycations

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   5 articles

Spring 2020 was gloomy for Klook. As countries closed their borders and went into complete or partial lockdown, the SoftBank-backed travel platform saw its revenue plummet by...
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Kazakhstan accused China of fabricating reports of an outbreak of pneumonia more deadly than COVID-19

Kazakhstan accused China of fabricating reports of an outbreak of pneumonia more deadly than COVID-19

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Kazakhstan said China is falsely claimed that the country is dealing with an "unknown pneumonia" that is deadlier than COVID-19. China's embassy in the country warned about a...
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TikTok HK

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. This is Katherine, filling in for Alan, from London. The rise, and rise, and rise of the short video app TikTok has been nothing short of fascinating. It seemed...
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Trump might ban TikTok - here's what experts who pored through its code and privacy policies say about its security

Trump might ban TikTok - here's what experts who pored through its code and privacy policies say about its security

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Trump administration has said it is considering banning TikTok, claiming that it hoovers up user data and is owned by a Chinese company as a national security threat. The...
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China's aviation industry takes $5-BILLION hit from coronavirus pandemic

China's aviation industry takes $5-BILLION hit from coronavirus pandemic

2 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

China's Civil Aviation Administration revealed on Friday that the nation's air travel industry has lost 34.25 billion yuan in the second quarter of the year, slightly less than...
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Why Beijing is trying to tame China's runaway stock markets

3 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

China's stock markets marked their first decline in eight days on Friday, ending a more than weeklong run that saw some stocks reach multiyear highs and featured...
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China auto sales off 22.4% in first half of 2020

3 hours ago   |   Chron

BEIJING - China's auto sales rose 1.8% in June over a year earlier but were down by double digits for the first half of 2020 after the country shut down to fight the...
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‘Crazy' bull market: Why a warning shot about China's bull run is spooking global investors

‘Crazy' bull market: Why a warning shot about China's bull run is spooking global investors

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune's no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here . Happy Friday, Bull Sheeters. The Shanghai...
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China flags another imported food as possible COVID-19 carrier

3 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

China said samples of imported shrimp tested positive for the coronavirus, raising questions again over whether the pathogen can spread through food or frozen products. The...
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MANILA, Philippines - Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country's largest TV network, shutting down a major news provider that had been... Read more ...

Global stocks mixed on contagions increase, economic data

Global stocks mixed on contagions increase, economic data

BEIJING - World markets were mixed on Friday as investors weighed a rise in coronavirus cases in the United States against upbeat economic data in Europe. Read more ...

Atlanta's Veritiv Corp. to restructure its business, cut 15% of salaried...

Atlanta's Veritiv Corp. to restructure its business, cut 15% of salaried U.S. workforce

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The Latest: Another Spanish region to mask wearing mandatory

The Latest: Another Spanish region to mask wearing mandatory

MADRID - The Spanish region of Extremadura is following in the footsteps of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands by making the wearing of masks obligatory. Read more ...

Trump might ban TikTok - here's what experts who pored through its code and...

Trump might ban TikTok - here's what experts who pored through its code and privacy policies say about its security

The Trump administration has said it is considering banning TikTok, claiming that it hoovers up user data and is owned by a Chinese company as a national security threat. The... Read more ...

China's aviation industry takes $5-BILLION hit from coronavirus pandemic

China's aviation industry takes $5-BILLION hit from coronavirus pandemic

China's Civil Aviation Administration revealed on Friday that the nation's air travel industry has lost 34.25 billion yuan in the second quarter of the year, slightly less than... Read more ...

Global stocks mixed after Wall St slips on economy worries

Global stocks mixed after Wall St slips on economy worries

BEIJING - European stock markets opened higher Friday while Asian prices followed Wall Street lower on worries economic recoveries might fade as coronavirus cases increase in... Read more ...