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New QR Code To Have Colours, Hold More Data, Says Japanese Inventor
Unlike the present black and white QR code design, the new version will have more colours and may be rectangular in shape rather than current square pattern, said Mr Hara.
EU lines up 70 projects to rival China’s Belt and Road infrastructure spending
Taking on China’s Belt and Road initiative, EU prioritizes 70 international infrastructure projects.
China's Economic Slowdown Could Have Ripple Effect Across World: Report
Productivity that determines the long-term growth rate has sunken sharply in the case of China, according to an author.
Eurozone economy starts growing again with positive indications for 2023
The Eurozone economy grew in January for the first time in six months, raising hopes that Europe will manage to avoid recession this winter.
EU wants to send more migrants away as irregular arrivals grow
European Union ministers on Thursday sought ways to curb irregular immigration and send more people away as arrivals rose from pandemic lows, reviving controversial ideas for border fences and asylum centres outside of Europe.
Europe Inc earnings offer market optimists more hope
Earnings from major European companies on Wednesday offered some reasons for optimism about the region's corporate health, even as investors worry about the slowing global economy.
French authority finds influencers violate consumer, ad laws
A majority of French influencers fall foul of the country's consumer protection and advertising laws, according to the country's Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF).
Warning that thousands of firms face collapse
There are growing fears that 2023 could see a wave of company collapses as the cost of living crisis continues.
China reopening spurs record inflows into emerging market funds - BofA
Investors poured a record $12.7 billion into emerging-market debt and equity funds in the week to Wednesday, in response to China's easing of its COVID-19 restrictions on activity, data on Friday from BofA Global Research showed.
Zahawi: Millionaire former chancellor in hot water over tax affairs
From child refugee to entrepreneur and Cabinet minister, Mr Zahawi has a compelling backstory
Chris Hipkins set to replace Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand PM
New Zealand Labour MP Chris Hipkins is set to replace Jacinda Ardern as prime minister after becoming the only nominee for the party's leadership.
China’s population is shrinking: Where does Europe stand?
Is Europe the next to face a demographic crisis? We break down the data.
Rishi Sunak fined for not wearing seatbelt in back of car. He will pay this fine from the money the public paid him as a lawmaker…
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been fined for not wearing a seatbelt in a moving car while filming a social media video. He will pay this fine from the money the public paid him as a lawmaker, or from the tax money he and his wife evaded...
Chris Hipkins Set To Be New Zealand's New PM After Jacinda Ardern Resigns
acinda Ardern stunned New Zealand when announcing her abrupt exit from office, less than three years after a landslide election win.
EU yielded to commercial interests over COVID-19 vaccines, NGOs say
The agreements signed between the European Commission and pharmaceutical companies to roll out COVID-19 vaccines offered significant long-term benefits to the corporations involved to the detriment of public health and global equality, r...
Davos 2023: Cowed crypto crowd feel winter freeze at WEF
In the snow and ice on the main drag in Davos, the impact of the crypto winter is plain for WEF attendees to see.
Jacinda Ardern resigns as prime minister of New Zealand
New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has said she is resigning, in an unexpected announcement that came as she confirmed a national election for October.
Covid-19 Drugmakers Pressured Twitter to Censor Activists Pushing for Generic Vaccine
In mid-December 2020, Nina Morschhaeuser, a lobbyist for Twitter in Europe, emailed colleagues with a dire warning. The drugmaker BioNTech, along with the German government, had contacted her with news of an imminent “campaign targeting ...
UN chief says world heading for a ‘car crash’
The UN Secretary General has said the planet is in a “sorry state” with problems “piling up like cars in a chain-reaction crash” as he cast a gloomy picture at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Future of trade is ‘digital, green, inclusive,’ WTO chief says at WEF
Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that the “future of trade is services, it is digital, it is green, and it should be inclusive,” while addressing the World Economic Forum.
China’s economic growth falls to 3%
China’s economic growth fell to its second-lowest level in at least four decades last year under pressure from anti-virus controls and a real estate slump, but activity is reviving after restrictions that kept millions of people at home ...
Hungary ready to sue EU over cuts to Erasmus funding
Hungary's government will bring legal action against the European Union's executive arm if it cannot reach an agreement on EU funding for university study-abroad programmes, a government minister said on Thursday.
Tens of thousands of Spanish health workers protest regional government cuts
Tens of thousands of health workers took to Madrid’s streets to protest healthcare cuts by the conservative regional government.
Why an absence of A-listers at Davos is not just deep trouble for the World Economic Forum, but for globalisation too
The world Davos thrived in is disintegrating and the summit has fewer heavyweights attending than in years gone by as the era of globalisation itself appears to be ending.
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China is opening up for foreign investors.
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Federal Reserve Probes Goldman’s Consumer Business
China's first population drop in six decades
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Hungary ready to sue EU over cuts to Erasmus funding
EU against democracy: Hungary's mail-in poll on Russia sanctions dismissed by Brussels
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Tesla slashes prices globally by as much as 20 percent
Japan prosecutors indict man for ex-PM Shinzo Abe murder
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Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54
FIFA president questioned by prosecutors
Britain's Sunak breaks silence and admits using private healthcare
Dirty bomb fears as URANIUM is found in cargo at Heathrow
Hype and backlash as Harry's memoir goes on sale. Unnamed royal source says prince 'kidnapped by cult of psychotherapy and Meghan'
Saudi Arabia set to overtake India as fastest-growing major economy this year
International medical experts speak out against COVID-19 restrictions on China
Google and Facebook’s dominance in digital ads challenged by rapid ascent of Amazon and TikTok
FTX fraud investigators are digging deeper into Sam Bankman-Fried's inner circle – and reportedly have ex-engineer Nishad Singh in their sights
TikTok CEO Plans to Meet European Union Regulators
France has banned the online sale of paracetamol until February, citing ongoing supply issues
Japan reportedly to give families 1 million yen per child to move out of Tokyo
Saudi Arabia’s female ambassadors: Who are the five women representing the Kingdom?
Hong Kong property brokerages slash payrolls in choppy market
U.S. Moves to Seize Robinhood Shares, Silvergate Accounts Tied to FTX
Effect of EU sanctions on Moscow is ‘less than zero’ – Belgian MEP
Coinbase to Pay $100 Million in Settlement With New York Regulator
FTX assets worth $3.5bn held by Bahamas securities regulator
A Republican congressman-elect is under investigation in New York after he admitted he lied about his education and work experience.
Brazilian football legend Pele, arguably the greatest player ever, has died at the age of 82.
Hong Kong to scrap almost all its Covid rules
EU calls screening of travellers from China unjustified
Clashes erupt in central Paris after shooting at a Kurdish cultural center
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Addresses Joint Session of Congress - FULL SPEECH
Where is Rishi? Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's excuses about the UK's economic challenges just don't make sense
Former FTX CEO Bankman-Fried finally arrested in Bahamas after U.S. files charges
Corruption works: House Financial Services Chair Waters doesn't plan to subpoena her donor, Sam Bankman-Fried, to testify at hearing on FTX collapse
Ronaldo's new contract...
The EU has outsourced a big chunk of its migration policy to the private sector
Prince William's godmother resigns honorary royal role after exposing her/their racism
British PM Rishi Sunak pledges further action on strikes to 'protect lives'
Tax fraud verdict again exposes illusion of Trump the master businessman