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To survive trade battles, China manufacturers deploy every weapon they can

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GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Manufacturers in China facing trade barriers are deploying an array of moves to try to keep foreign customers – giving discounts, tapping tax breaks, trimming workforces and, occasionally, shifting production overseas to skirt tariffs. FILE PHOTO: Visitors attend the China Import and Export Fair, also known as Canton Fair, in the Read More

Continental, Valeo seek EU antitrust action against Nokia

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FILE PHOTO: A Nokia logo is seen at the company’s headquarters in Espoo, Finland, May 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German car parts maker Continental and French rival Valeo have joined Daimler and Bury Technologies to seek an EU antitrust investigation into Nokia’s patent licensing practices for cars, the Finnish tech company Read More

Milestone v risk to innovation: EU govts back controversial copyright regulation despite protests

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A majority of EU governments approved a much-criticized copyright directive, targeting platforms like Google and Facebook. The new rules were earlier slammed by Big Tech, rights groups, and ordinary users alike. The European Council backed the new directive on Monday. Among its sweeping changes is making large content platforms like Facebook, Google, YouTube, and Wikipedia Read More

EU countries back copyright reform targeting Google, Facebook

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FILE PHOTO: A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed cables in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed Read More

How to create connections at work in the age of isolation

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – If an overflowing inbox is killing your productivity at the office, you are not alone. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in an office tower in the Canary Wharf financial district at dusk in London, Britain, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Well, maybe you are, but not in the way you Read More

Britain calls for climate change focus at IMF meeting

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves Downing Street in London, Britain April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Thursday he would urge fellow international policymakers to find ways to achieve sustainable economic growth and tackle climate change at meetings this week in Washington. Hammond is Read More

EU’s Vestager says Europe must lead the way with a digital tax

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PARIS (Reuters) – Europe needs to decide on a digital tax and should lead the way if there is insufficient consensus globally, the EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, said on Monday. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager talks to the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman There is Read More

Nordic countries have ‘disturbingly high levels of rape’ despite equality initiatives, says Amnesty

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Amnesty International has produced a damning report in which it claims that the four Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden) still have “disturbingly high levels of rape” despite gender equality initiatives. Citing “flawed legislation and widespread harmful myths and gender stereotypes,” the shocking report, titled ‘Time for Change: Justice for Rape Survivors in the Read More

Norwegian’s CEO held ‘good meetings’ with Boeing regarding MAX

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Grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger plane of the Norwegian low-cost airline Norwegian is seen parked on the tarmac at Helsinki Airport in Vantaa, Finland March 13, 2019. Lehtikuva/Heikki Saukkomaa via REUTERS OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian Air, a major client of Boeing, has had positive meetings with the U.S. planemaker regarding the grounding of its Read More

Norwegian Air CEO says had good meetings with Boeing

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Grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger plane of the Norwegian low-cost airline Norwegian is seen parked on the tarmac at Helsinki Airport in Vantaa, Finland March 13, 2019. Lehtikuva/Heikki Saukkomaa via REUTERS OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian Air, a major client of Boeing, has had good meetings with the U.S. planemaker regarding the grounding of the Read More