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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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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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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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Factbox: China’s love of e-commerce powers Alibaba’s Singles’ Day

November 11, 2019

SHANGHAI (HeadlineNews) – China’s dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in $23 billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza on Monday, setting records as the event celebrates its 11th year. The logo of Alibaba Group is seen during Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping […]

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Factbox: China’s love of e-commerce powers Alibaba’s Singles’ Day

November 11, 2019

SHANGHAI (HeadlineNews) – China’s dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding raked in $23 billion worth of sales in the first nine hours of its annual Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza on Monday, setting records as the event celebrates its 11th year. The logo of Alibaba Group is seen during Alibaba Group’s 11.11 Singles’ Day global shopping […]

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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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GE unit orders 25 Airbus jets including 12 Rolls-powered A330neo: sources

November 8, 2019

PARIS (HeadlineNews) – Leasing giant GECAS, the aircraft leasing subsidiary of General Electric (GE.N), has ordered 25 Airbus (AIR.PA) aircraft including a rare purchase of jets powered by GE’s rival engine maker Rolls-Royce, two people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. conglomerate General Electric is seen on the company building […]

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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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Olympics: Placido Domingo pulls out of cultural event, cites ‘complexity’

November 8, 2019

FILE PHOTO: Opera singer Placido Domingo speaks during an event at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, U.S., May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton TOKYO (HeadlineNews) – Opera singer Placido Domingo has withdrawn from a pre-Olympics theatrical event set for next spring, he said in a statement issued by Tokyo Olympics organizers on Friday, […]

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