Government / Politics

Huawei to give staff $286 million bonus for helping it ride out U.S. curbs

November 12, 2019

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo SHENZHEN, China (HeadlineNews) – Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it will hand out 2 billion yuan ($286 million) in cash rewards to staff working to help […]

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Huawei to give staff $286 million bonus for helping it ride out U.S. curbs

November 12, 2019

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A Huawei company logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo SHENZHEN, China (HeadlineNews) – Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it will hand out 2 billion yuan ($286 million) in cash rewards to staff working to help […]

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French police disperse protesters blocking major Spain-France road link

November 12, 2019

Members of Catalan protest group Democratic Tsunami clash with French police officers at the AP-7 highway on the French side of the Spanish-French border November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante LA JONQUERA, Spain (HeadlineNews) – French riot police were dispersing on Tuesday morning hundreds of Catalan pro-independence demonstrators who had been blocking a major road link […]

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Flash mob rallies in downtown Hong Kong financial district

November 12, 2019

HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas in the heart of the Central financial district and at two university campuses after territory-wide transport disruptions wreaked commuter havoc in the Chinese-ruled city. A flash mob of more than 1,000 pro-democracy protesters, many wearing office clothes and face masks, rallied in Central for a […]

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Hong Kong spirals into rare working-hour violence as police shoot protester

November 11, 2019

HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong police shot and wounded one protester who, hospital officials said, was in critical condition on Monday, as the Chinese-ruled territory spiraled into rare working-hours violence in its 24th straight week of pro-democracy unrest. Police fired tear gas in the Central business district where some protesters, crouching behind umbrellas, blocked […]

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UK’s Labour gains versus Conservatives: poll

November 9, 2019

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn waves as he unveils the Labour party campaign bus in Liverpool, Britain November 7, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party narrowed the margin by which it trails Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party by 4 percentage points, according to a poll […]

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EU heavyweight states push for joint supervisor against money laundering

November 9, 2019

BRUSSELS (HeadlineNews) – The European Union’s largest states are pushing for the establishment of a new supervisory authority that would take over from states the oversight of money laundering at financial firms, after a series of scandals at the bloc’s banks. In a joint statement, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Latvia said the […]

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Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy lands in Malaysia

November 9, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR/PHNOM PENH (HeadlineNews) – Self-exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy landed in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, according to a HeadlineNews witness, after promising to return home to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen. Self-exiled Cambodian opposition party founder Sam Rainsy speaks during an interview with HeadlineNews prior to his […]

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Mexican cartels ‘worse than ISIS’: massacre victims’ kin urge U.S. help

November 8, 2019

BAVISPE, Mexico (HeadlineNews) – Angry kin of nine American citizens massacred in a suspected gangland ambush in northern Mexico urged the government to accept U.S. help to destroy drug cartels that one grieving relative described as being “as bad or worse than ISIS.” Funerals of the three mothers and six children began to be held […]

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Year’s most destructive California wildfire declared extinguished after two weeks

November 8, 2019

(HeadlineNews) – California’s biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wine country and consumed scores of homes, was declared fully contained and extinguished on Thursday, two weeks after erupting. FILE PHOTO: Two firefighters watch from the top of a hill as the […]

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