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‘Just fake news’: Huawei VP rejects WSJ report of employees spying on African politicians

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Huawei has never engaged in hacking activities, the company’s vice president of strategy, Andrew Williamson, told RT after a report claimed its technicians helped African governments to snoop on political opponents. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca spoke with Williamson after traveling to the telecommunication giant’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The Wall Street Journal reported Read More

Reported! Instagram to roll out special button letting users flag ‘fake posts’

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Fresh after the memes purge, Instagram is getting more ‘alert’ to ‘fake content’ urging users report it with a touch of a button. Experienced ‘fact-checkers’ of its parent company Facebook will take it from there. The company is rolling out the option first in the US, and then worldwide by the end of August. “I’m Read More

Argentina enforces fuel price caps despite warnings of oil production slowdown

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Buenos Aires — Crude sales price falls to $40-42/b Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Caps seen a threat to Vaca Muerta development Refined products imports rise Argentina imposed a 90-day freeze on diesel (gasoil) and gasoline prices Friday, driving down domestic crude prices by around 30% Read More

‘Proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

‘Final proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

Invesco thrives in China as former executive Ross leads Trump’s trade war

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BOSTON (Reuters) – The former investment company of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been flourishing in China, even as he marshals billions of dollars’ worth of punishing tariffs in America’s deepening trade war. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks during a 17th Latin American Leadership Forum in Brasilia, Brazil August 1, 2019. Read More

STAR Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

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SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq exchange. FILE PHOTO – A sign for STAR Market, China’s new Nasdaq-style tech board, is seen after the listing ceremony of the Read More

Weight of history: Chongqing Steel and China’s state sector dilemma

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CHONGQING, China (Reuters) – A year and a half ago, Chongqing Iron and Steel Corp (CISC) (601005.SS)(1053.HK), China’s oldest steelmaker, was rescued from the brink of bankruptcy in a deal hailed as a shining example of how struggling state companies can be revamped. A worker walks past steel rolls at the Chongqing Iron and Steel Read More

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group – sources

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Buyout firms KKR (KKR.N), Blackstone (BX.N) and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines’ Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPI.PS), people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of Read More

Exclusive: Private-equity funds bid for Philippine hospitals group – sources

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FILE PHOTO – Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Buyout firms such as KKR (KKR.N), Blackstone (BX.N) and CVC are competing to buy a stake in the hospital Read More