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Reuters Health News Summary

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Following is a summary of current health news briefs.
Italy eases anti-COVID measures for travellers from China
Italy will loosen its anti-COVID controls for travellers arriving from China, making swabs random rather than mandatory at its airports, a …

FACTBOX-What’s in the EU Green Deal Industrial Plan?

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen set out its Green Deal Industrial Plan on Wednesday, designed to ensure the European Union does not lose ground in the green tech race and can counter massive subsidies by the United States and China….

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

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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…

Why We Believe the U.S. Still Has the Upper Hand in War Over Taiwan Opinion

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A war over Taiwan would directly challenge U.S. interests. Avoiding such a conflict while still maintaining American goals for peace and security is among the most vexing problems confronting U.S. political leaders. However, recently conducted simulat…

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…

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…

China accuses Washington of abusing export controls

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FILE – Netherland’s Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, speaks with U.S. President Joe Biden during a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, June 29, 2022. Biden is set to host Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte for talks. The U.S. administr…

Renault to lose 28% stake in Nissan in restructuring deal

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Members of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors alliance are expected to give final approval to a restructuring deal that would cut Renault’s ownership stakes within the longtime partnership. File photo by Keizo Mori/UPI | License Photo
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