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British Steel draws up plan for 800 job losses amid government funding talks

By MediaIntel.Asia

Britain’s second-biggest steel producer has been drawing up secret plans to axe hundreds of jobs even as it continues talks with ministers about £300m of taxpayer funding that would partly depend on decade-long employment guarantees.
Sky News has lear…

Parliament poised to vote on asylum for Uyghurs fleeing China

By MediaIntel.Asia

Ethnic Uyghur demonstrators scuffle with riot police as they try to continue a sit-in protest against China, in front of the Chinese consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Nov. 30, 2022.DILARA SENKAYA/Reuters
Parliament is poised to vote on making room for …

Oil Giants, After Surge in Profits, Are Wary About Spending

By MediaIntel.Asia

While critics often accuse the oil industry of profiteering when prices are high, executives say their companies are prone to cycles. Their share prices have rocketed over the last year after a decade of underperforming almost every other industry. On…

The IMF’s improved economic outlook won’t deter central banks

By MediaIntel.Asia

The world economy is faring slightly better than expected.
Of course, global growth is projected to fall to 2.9% in 2023, down from a 3.4% expansion in 2022, according to fresh projections by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). But that’s still 0.2…

Halliburton Stock, Baker Hughes And SLB Plan Return 50% (Or More) To Investors

By MediaIntel.Asia

Halliburton stock and its peers notched a mediocre week on the market, even as fourth-quarter earnings from the oilfield services and equipment leaders provided fresh details on what propelled a 52% rebound in oilfield service stocks since September. …

Halliburton Stock, Baker Hughes And SLB Plan Return 50% (Or More) To Investors

By MediaIntel.Asia

Halliburton stock and its peers notched a mediocre week on the market, even as fourth-quarter earnings from the oilfield services and equipment leaders provided fresh details on what propelled a 52% rebound in oilfield service stocks since September. …

Why NYC must keep its markets global

By ChinaPulse.com

Canada recently banned investments in residential property by non-Canadians for two years, aiming to cool off an overheated housing market which saw the average Canada home price surge by 20% in 2021.…
This data comes from the ChinaPulse.com medi…

A mailman, a NASA scientist and a park ranger: Some government employees shrug off TikTok bans

By ChinaPulse.com

Emmanuel Jean-Pierre is an aspiring writer who’s planning to release his first novel for young adults later this year. And, at least for now, he’s a letter carrier for the U.S.…
This data comes from the ChinaPulse.com media intelligence and smart…

A mailman, a NASA scientist and a park ranger: Some government employees shrug off TikTok bans

By ChinaPulse.com

Emmanuel Jean-Pierre is an aspiring writer who’s planning to release his first novel for young adults later this year. And, at least for now, he’s a letter carrier for the U.S.…
This data comes from the ChinaPulse.com media intelligence and smart…

Are we headed toward a “polycrisis”? The buzzword of the moment, explained.

By ChinaPulse.com

There is nothing that Davos loves more than a good buzzword, and in 2023 that buzzword was “polycrisis.”
The folks at this year’s World Economic Forum adopted the term after historian Adam Tooze popularized it in his inaugural Financial Times column la…