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Anti-Asian hate ‘runs the gamut,’ racist Yelp reviews show

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FILE- The Yelp app is seen on an iPad in Baltimore on March 19, 2018. There’s been a sharp increase in the number of hate-filled business reviews spotted by Yelp’s content moderators. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
FILE- The Yelp app is seen on an …

Myanmar preps for elections 2 years after military coup amid fears of violence

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Bangkok (Thailand): Two years after a coup snuffed out Myanmar’s short-lived democratic experiment, the country’s military is planning elections that analysts warn could spark further bloodshed as opposition to junta rule rages on.
Observers also say …

McDonald’s Q4 earnings beat estimates, boosted by higher menu prices, digital sales

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McDonald’s (MCD) posted fourth-quarter earnings results Tuesday morning that beat expectations, with same-store sales boosted by increased higher menu prices, guest counts, and marketing efforts.
In the year ahead, the company expects inflation pressu…

China lobbies Dutch to defend trade after chip curbs

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FILE – the logo of ASML, a leading maker of semiconductor production equipment, hangs on the head office in Veldhoven, Netherlands, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. China’s foreign minister appealed Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, to his Dutch counterpart to defend fre…

Dow Jones Futures Fall Ahead Of Fed Meeting; Caterpillar, Exxon, Pfizer Report Earnings

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Dow Jones futures dropped Tuesday, heading into January’s final session. The Federal Reserve’s policy meeting kicks off today, followed by an interest rate policy decision on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Dow Jones stocks Caterpillar (CAT) and McDonald’s (MCD…

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

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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. …

TikTok’s chief executive to testify before U.S. Congress in March

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TikTok Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew will appear before the U.S. Energy and Commerce Committee in March, as lawmakers look to scrutinize the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers said on Monday.
Chew will testify before the comm…

Kiribati to return to Pacific Islands regional group, ending rift

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SYDNEY, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The remote atoll nation of Kiribati said on Monday it would rejoin the Pacific Islands Forum, ending a split that had threatened unity at a time of increased superpower tensions in the strategically-located region.
The decis…

TikTok’s CEO to testify before Congress in March

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TikTok Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew will appear before the U.S. Energy and Commerce Committee in March, as lawmakers looks to scrutinise the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers said on Monday.
Chew will testify before the com…