Saturday January 29-th, 2022

United begins flying Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine United begins flying Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine

Mr Jahavi, who is also a business minister, said he was happy to be in charge when the vaccine rollout happened. "Following today's deal, the United Kingdom now has access to enough doses of Moderna's vaccine candidate for around 3.5 million people...

US Stocks: S&P Closes at Another Record Friday, Dow Finishes Over 30,000 US Stocks: S&P Closes at Another Record Friday, Dow Finishes Over 30,000

As of Wednesday, the S&P U.S. Listed China 50 index, which is created to track the performance of the 50 largest Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges by total market cap, stood at 4,987.51, marking a 12.87-percent increase for the month-to-da...

Amazon will spend $500 million on holiday bonuses for employees Amazon will spend $500 million on holiday bonuses for employees

Like many of its rivals in the retail business, who had offered peril pay as an incentive for their workers so that they can still work in this pandemic, Amazon discontinued its bonuses after an economic outbreak inflated the levels of job seekers....

UK's Arcadia says working on 'contingency options' to secure future UK's Arcadia says working on 'contingency options' to secure future

He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that "sadly what will happen is people will come and pick over the carcass", with "tastier bits" such as TopShop likely to be sold. The collapse of Arcadia would mark yet another bleak turn for Green, who in th...

Brexit: Barnier arrives in United Kingdom for last-ditch deal talks Brexit: Barnier arrives in United Kingdom for last-ditch deal talks

Brexit talks have been hit and miss over the last couple of years, as talks continue in a last-ditch attempt to find an agreement. The EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier arrived in London following a period of self-isolation after a colleague test...

Uber, Ola drivers can work only 12 hours a day Uber, Ola drivers can work only 12 hours a day

The State Government may via a notice direct 2% far beyond the passage towards the state exchequer for comforts and projects related for aggregator worked vehicles, which have been useful in diminishing gridlock by and large and thusly decreasing con...

United States starts first air shipment of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

High-risk groups such as frontliners and senior citizens, who will be among the first in the country to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, must not be considered as "laboratory rats", Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin said yesterday. There are also 40 mill...

Germany's Amazon workers on Germany's Amazon workers on "Black Friday" strike

The company revealed in early October that almost 20,000 of its front-line workers have tested positive or have been presumed positive for the coronavirus, an infection rate Amazon said is well below the general population. Amazon has since removed...

Projected COVID-19 Infection Rate Falls to 1.1% in Ontario Projected COVID-19 Infection Rate Falls to 1.1% in Ontario

The previous record-breaking number was on October 8, when the province processed 48,488 tests in a 24-hour period. Ottawa's COVID-19 positivity rate was 1.6 per cent for the period of November 17 to 23. Where are the COVID-19 cases in Ontario? Tor...

Tesla recalls over 9,000 vehicles over manufacturing issues Tesla recalls over 9,000 vehicles over manufacturing issues

U.S. electric auto maker Tesla is recalling 870 vehicles in China over defective roofs, part of which could fall off, China's market regulator said on Friday. On Sunday, November 1, 2020, the Field Quality team learned of two vehicle repairs (one on ...

Fresh Attitude baby spinach has been recalled in Quebec Fresh Attitude baby spinach has been recalled in Quebec

So far, there are no reports of anyone getting ill from these particular products. About Salmonella infectionsFood contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Long-term complications may include severe arth...

ECB plans climate stress test for banks in 2022 ECB plans climate stress test for banks in 2022

In the euro area as a whole banks are making smaller allowances for bad loans than levels seen after the last financial crises or than are now being estimated by peers in other jurisdictions, notably the USA, the ECB warns . In the second half of ...

Hyundai Bayon crossover to replace i20 Active in Europe Hyundai Bayon crossover to replace i20 Active in Europe

Keeping Hyundai's tradition of naming it's SUVs after cities or locales the Bayon derives its name from Bayonne, a town in the southwest of France. This new B-segment model will be the entry point to the Hyundai SUV line-up and be placed below the K...

Oil prices rebound to 8-month high on vaccine hopes Oil prices rebound to 8-month high on vaccine hopes

US oil rose for a fifth day on Thursday as a surprise drop in crude inventories extended a rally driven by hopes that vaccines would end the coronavirus pandemic and revive fuel demand. "Instead, as our real-time measurements show, we observe a drop ...

S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records, extending November rally S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records, extending November rally

USA markets closed at 1 p.m. Friday's session will close at 1 p.m. EST. Eight of the 11 primary S&P 500 sectors advanced in morning trading, with health care and materials both up more than 0.6 percent, outpacing the rest. exchanges by total market...

China to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine imports China to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine imports

Australia is the world's most China-dependent developed economy. The call by Canberra, which enraged China, is seen in Beijing as a US-backed attempt to discredit it. Australia, he said, wants a "mutually beneficial" relationship and insisted his ...

Square Enix Work From Home Will Be 'a Permanent and Core Program' Square Enix Work From Home Will Be 'a Permanent and Core Program'

Square Enix notes in the memo that they intend to combine home-based and office-based environments for their ideal work-from-home environment, meaning that employees will still need to show up for the occasional meeting (presumably once the pandem...

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra to launch as early as January Facebook cryptocurrency Libra to launch as early as January

Facebook and 20 partner organisations formally joined the digital currency project during a meeting in Geneva in October previous year. Facebook Libra may be launched by January next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

China halts $700m in Australian coal shipments China halts $700m in Australian coal shipments

China has found many Australian coal imports failed to meet environmental standards, a spokesman from the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, responding to a question about dozens of Australian coal shipments waiting to unload outside Chinese ports.

United Kingdom to launch new competition regime to limit Google, Facebook dominance United Kingdom to launch new competition regime to limit Google, Facebook dominance

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA ) is set to receive a dedicated competition unit next year with promised sufficient power to prevent Google and Facebook from abusing their market dominance by driving out smaller rivals. The taskforce ...

Indian economy contracts for second quarter in a row Indian economy contracts for second quarter in a row

India's July-September quarter GDP prints came out better-than-expected, reaffirming that the signs of improvement in the economy were real. If so, the annual contraction can be around 6 percent. The contraction in GDP during Q2 at 7.5 percent was ...

US grants China's ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order US grants China's ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order

The Trump administration had ordered the operator of the app, ByteDance, to sell its USA business by November 27. President Donald Trump on August 14 had directed ByteDance to divest the app within 90 days. "The Committee on Foreign Investment in t...

New Filing Shows Increase in Disney Cast Member Layoffs in 2021 New Filing Shows Increase in Disney Cast Member Layoffs in 2021

Following the announced laying off of 28,000 staff in September , the company confirmed that it would reduce its workforce by a total of 32,000 workers next year in a filing with the Securities and Exchange commission. In the SEC filing, Disney sa...

Sunbeam recalls crock-pots for possible burn risk Sunbeam recalls crock-pots for possible burn risk

The cooker can become pressurized even when the lid is not fully locked, which can cause it to come off when in use and exposing the user to the hot food and liquids inside. The CPSC believes that around 914,430 were sold in the US and around 28,330 ...

Square to buy Credit Karma tax biz for Cash App expansion Square to buy Credit Karma tax biz for Cash App expansion

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