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Chinese internet pioneer Sina gets $2.7 billion buyout offer (Tue, 07 Jul 2020)
Chinese news and social media company Sina, one of the country’s internet pioneers, has received a $2.7 billion management buyout offer which would spell the end of its 20-year-long listing on Nasdaq, reported the Financial Times. The $41-per-share offer represents a 20% premium to the average closing price over the last 30 days and a […]
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France won’t ban but will discourage use of Huawei 5G equipment, official says (Tue, 07 Jul 2020)
France will not impose an outright ban on Huawei’s 5G equipment, but will avoid complete dependence on the Chinese company’s technology, the head of the French cybersecurity agency ANSSI has said, reported Caixin. “What I can say is that there will not be a total ban,” Guillaume Poupard said in a recent interviewwith local media Les […]
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SMIC doubles size of Shanghai listing to $7.5 billion (Tue, 07 Jul 2020)
The Chinese mainland’s top chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) plans to raise as much as RMB 53.2 billion ($7.5 billion) in its upcoming Shanghai listing, which is poised to be the mainland’s biggest share sale in a decade, reported Caixin. The company plans to sell 1.68 billion shares priced at RMB 27.46 each, according to […]
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India reviewing around 50 investment proposals from Chinese firms (Tue, 07 Jul 2020)
The Indian government is reviewing around 50 investment proposals involving Chinese companies under a new screening policy, reported three Reuters sources. Under new rules announced by India in April, all investments by entities based in neighboring countries need to be approved by the Indian government, whether for new or additional funding. China is the biggest […]
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US business groups urge China to ‘redouble efforts’ to implement trade deal (Tue, 07 Jul 2020)
As senior US and Chinese economic officials plan to discuss China’s compliance with a trade deal signed early this year, more than 40 American business groups called on Beijing to step up purchases of US manufactured goods as well as energy and other products as part of the agreement, reported the Wall Street Journal. In a letter […]
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The risk of becoming infected with malware through advertising on web pages is 95% (Sat, 11 Jun 2016)
Browse plagued certain pages of advertising in the form of pop ups continued carries a great risk of infecting our computers end up with some sort of malware. This is confirmed by a study published on jtautosecurity.co.uk/ which states that “The probability that an average Internet user with a page infected after three months of navigation […]
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Japan

サウジ記者失踪~婚約者の寄稿:My Fiancé Jamal Khashoggi Was a Lonely Patriot @nytimes (Wed, 17 Oct 2018)

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記者席の小競り合い:BuzzFeed v Leigh Sales (Fri, 10 Jul 2015)

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アカウンタビリティ≠説明責任:Definition of Accountability (Fri, 27 Feb 2015)

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「テロリストは全員イスラム教徒」の嘘を数字で検証:Are All Terrorists Muslims? No (Fri, 16 Jan 2015)

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シャルリー・エブドの風刺画で不覚にも連想したもの:Charlie Hebdo cartoons remind me of.. (Sat, 10 Jan 2015)

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