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Japan manufacturers remain pessimistic as coronavirus fears grow

(C) Reuters. An industrial port is pictured in Tokyo By Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) – Worries about the spread of the coronavirus and its hit to the global economy kept Japanese manufacturers’ mood gloomy in February, a Reuters poll found, even as firms shook off previous worries about the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war. […]

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UK property asking prices rise again, close to new high: Rightmove

Economic IndicatorsFeb 16, 2020 07:21PM ET LONDON (Reuters) – Asking prices for British houses put on sale have extended a rise which began after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s election victory in December, property website Rightmove said on Monday. Rightmove said average asking prices of property marketed between Jan. 12 and Feb. 8 rose by a […]

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Egypt’s jobless rate drops to 8% in fourth quarter 2019: state agency

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Legalization of medical cannabis and the evolving marijuana industry

Relentless efforts of marijuana advocates over the years, both individuals and businesses, has led to the legalization of medical cannabis across many jurisdictions globally. Several studies carried out to determine the actual effects of the substance on human mind and health have helped transform its consumer base. From being a recreational drug, it can become […]

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Huawei exec extradition hearing begins in Canada

FILE – In this Jan. 17, 2020, file photo, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is out on bail and remains under partial house arrest after she was detained last year at the behest of American authorities, leaves her home in Vancouver, British Columbia, as she heads to B.C. Supreme Court for a case […]

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TekSavvy appeals directly to consumers in battle with big phone, cable companies

The TekSavvy Solutions Inc. logo is seen in this undated handout photo. TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has launched a new advertising campaign to ask for the public’s support for a politically charged battle that Canada’s independent internet services providers are waging with the big phone and cable companies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, TekSavvy Solutions Inc.*MANDATORY CREDIT* TORONTO […]

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Trump heads to Switzerland with Senate trial to reconvene

President Donald Trump returns to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, from a campaign trip to Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won’t be watching from inside the chamber or on television from […]

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Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. Alberta’s rural municipalities say the amount of unpaid property taxes they’re owed by oil and gas companies has more than doubled over the past year.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh Alberta’s rural municipalities say the amount of […]

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Oil and gas industry needs to do more to address climate change, IEA report says

A flare stack lights the sky along refinery row in Edmonton Alta, on Friday December 28, 2018. A report by the International Energy Agency says the oil and gas industry need to increase their efforts to address climate change. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson CALGARY — The oil and gas industry needs to increase efforts to […]

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Climate not considered a top 10 risk by CEOs – survey

Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, delivers a welcome message on the eve of the annual meeting of the World Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum will take place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) DAVOS, Switzerland — […]