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The clock goes TikTok… (Fri, 07 Aug 2020)
How much borrowed time do we have here on the US-China relationship? Pompeo and others in the Trump administration are pushing hard to put the relationship into a new ballpark ahead of the US election, and the Chinese leadership are being remarkably restrained in their response. Tech and finance are the key arenas – Trump […]
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Astra inks Oxford vaccine production deal with China’s Kangtai (Fri, 07 Aug 2020)
AstraZeneca Plc and China’s Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products Co. entered a deal to produce the UK drugmaker’s promising Covid-19 vaccine, the latest in a flurry of global pacts aimed at fighting the pandemic, reported Caixin. Shenzhen Kangtai agreed to build capacity to make at least 100 million doses of the shot by year-end, and 200 million by the […]
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China’s digital currency edges closer with large-scale test by four state-owned banks (Fri, 07 Aug 2020)
China’s big four state-owned commercial banks have started large-scale internal testing of what would be the world’s first sovereign digital currency, as the launch of the digital RMB appeared to move a step closer, reported the South China Morning Post. The Bank of China, the China Construction Bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China […]
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Trump advisers urge delisting of US-listed Chinese companies that fail to meet audit standards (Fri, 07 Aug 2020)
Trump administration officials have urged the president to delist Chinese companies that trade on US exchanges and fail to meet US auditing requirements by January 2022, Securities and Exchange Commission and Treasury officials said on Thursday, reported Reuters. The remarks came after President Donald Trump tasked a group of key advisers, including Treasury Secretary Steve […]
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China allows first commercial bank to go bankrupt in almost 20 years (Fri, 07 Aug 2020)
China’s central bank has announced the first bankruptcy of a commercial bank in nearly two decades, authorizing the liquidation of regional lender Baoshang Bank, a year after it seized control of the institution, reported the Financial Times. The decision to let the lender go bankrupt is a high-profile departure for China’s government, which has long […]
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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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