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Seizing on Huawei's troubles, Samsung bets big on network gear

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics is pouring resources into its telecom network equipment business, aiming to capitalize on the security fears hobbling China’s Huawei, according to company officials and other industry executives. The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Those efforts include Read More

Texas shale forces big oil cost revolution, Chevron CEO says

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By Kevin Crowley on 2/13/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — For Mike Wirth, the future of Big Oil lies at home, under the dusty fields of West Texas. As he celebrates his first year as chief executive of Chevron Corp., Wirth sees the Permian Basin as a plentiful source of high-quality crude for years to come, but Read More

Australia reopens Christmas Island migrant centre

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Australia is to reopen a detention camp on Christmas Island after its parliament passed a new law which critics claim will encourage more asylum seekers to arrive by boat. The legislation – described by prime minister Scott Morrison as “foolish” – gives sick migrants easier access to mainland hospitals. Mr Morrison’s conservative government claims the Read More

Australia to reopen notorious migrant detention center after govt. fails to block medevac bill

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The Australian government will be reopening the Christmas Island detention center, likened to a maximum security prison, after opposition streamlined a bill to allow migrant detainees to seek Medical help on the mainland. Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday that the detention facility in the Australian external territory in the Indian Ocean Read More

US Allies Japan and South Korea see Washington as ‘major threat’ to global security

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Japan and South Korea – US allies and home to a combined 82,000 US troops – see the United States as a “major threat” to global security. The Koreans fear the US more than North Korea, and more than anyone fears Russia. The world is a fearful place, a new Pew Research survey has found. Read More

UK's Prince Harry and Meghan attend Darwin play in aid of forest conservation

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Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is greeted with flowers at the Natural History Museum with Prince Harry in London, Britain February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended a play on Tuesday evening about the young Charles Darwin’s 19th Century expedition on HMS Beagle, in aid of Read More

Transocean Ltd. has provided quarterly fleet status report

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2/11/2019 Transocean Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2. Photo: Marine Traffic. STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland — Transocean Ltd. has issued a quarterly Fleet Status Report that provides the current status of, and contract information for, the company’s fleet of offshore drilling rigs. Since its last Fleet Status Report, Transocean closed the acquisition of Ocean Rig UDW, Inc. on Dec. 5, Read More

As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter: study

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OSLO (Reuters) – Greenland could start to export sand in a rare positive spinoff from global warming that is melting the island’s vast ice sheet and washing large amounts of sediment into the sea, scientists said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Snow covered mountains rise above the harbour and town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 15, 2018. Read More

‘Julian’s situation is dire’: Roger Waters issues rallying cry for Assange asylum in Australia

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Pink Floyd-founder and political activist Roger Waters has endorsed upcoming political demonstrations in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to take place in March in the latter’s native Australia. Waters, 75, decried Assange’s almost seven-year imprisonment in the Ecuadorian embassy in London as “dire” while referring to the publisher as “a national treasure…of immense influence Read More

H/Cell Energy Commended By Australian Energy Minister

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DALLAS, Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — H/Cell Energy Corporation (OTCQB-HCCC) (“HCCC”), a company that designs and implements clean energy solutions featuring hydrogen and fuel cell technology, announced that through its Australian subsidiary, The Pride Group www.thepridegroup.com.au it has been commended on a solar and battery installation by the Queensland Australia Energy Minister, the Honorable Read More