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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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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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In streaming wars, Disney reaches beyond kids and families

November 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES (HeadlineNews) – During commercial breaks in a broadcast of World Wrestling Entertainment’s WWE SmackDown, fans were shown ads for Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) new streaming service, Disney+. So were “Monday Night Football” viewers and video gamers watching Twitch. FILE PHOTO: A screen shows the logo and a ticker symbol for The Walt Disney […]

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Hamilton’s success ‘getting a bit boring’ for Verstappen

November 12, 2019

MILTON KEYNES, England (HeadlineNews) – Lewis Hamilton’s domination of Formula One is “getting a bit boring” and the time is fast approaching for the younger generation to take over at the top, says Red Bull youngster Max Verstappen. Toro Rosso Formula One driver Max Verstappen of The Netherlands looks on in a pit lane during […]

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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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Japan Tobacco halves price of reduced-risk cigarette starter kit

November 12, 2019

FILE PHOTO: Japan Tobacco Inc. displays “heat-not-burn” tobacco devices Ploom TECH+ (L) and Ploom S during the unveiling in Tokyo, Japan, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Taiga Uranaka/File Photo TOKYO (HeadlineNews) – Japan Tobacco is halving the price of starter kits for its Ploom S reduced-risk cigarettes, as it struggles to compete against rival Philip Morris International. […]

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Roche sets sights on Novartis, Biogen as SMA trial hits target

November 11, 2019

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (HeadlineNews) – Roche’s bid to rival Biogen and Novartis in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) got a lift on Monday when the Swiss drugmaker said its drug risdiplam improved motor function of patients […]

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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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