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Beijing: US ‘insanely involved in anti-Chinese criminal cases in Hong Kong’

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China has accused the United States of collaborating with violent extremists in an effort to undermine stability in Hong Kong. A statement released by the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) condemned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other US lawmakers for Read More

US House Foreign Affairs panel threatens ‘swift consequences’ if China uses violence in Hong Kong

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Any violence used against “peaceful protesters” in Hong Kong would be a “mistake” for China and will trigger a “swift” response, a congressional foreign affairs panel has warned, insisting Beijing is responsible for the unrest. The ranking members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee – Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) – issued Read More

Interventek secures Trendsetter well intervention safety valve contract

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8/14/2019 ABERDEEN – Subsea well intervention technology specialist, Interventek has been awarded a contract to supply its Open Water Revolution Valves to Trendsetter Engineering in Houston. The shear-and-seal subsea safety valves will be delivered by early 2020 for integration into Trendsetter’s MkII 15K Light Riser Intervention System. The system is scheduled for its first deployment Read More

Factbox: Merged CBS and Viacom aim to join U.S. media big league

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(Reuters) – CBS Corp (CBS.N) and Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) on Tuesday reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone’s U.S. entertainment empire after 13 years apart. FILE PHOTO: The CBS broadcasting logo is seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 30, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo The deal brings together Read More

Guyana isn’t ready for its pending oil riches, but ExxonMobil is

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By Kevin Crowley on 8/13/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg Markets) – This tiny nation on the north coast of South America is about to become the world’s newest petrostate—and potentially the richest. In 2015, ExxonMobil made what one of its executives described as a “fairy tale” discovery in the vast Stabroek exploration block off the Guyanese coast. Read More

ClearStream Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ClearStream Energy Services Inc. (“ClearStream” or the “Company”) (TSX: CSM) today announced its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019. All amounts are in Canadian dollars and expressed in thousands of dollars unless otherwise noted. “EBITDAS” and “Adjusted EBITDAS” are not standard measures Read More

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in latest protests

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Tear gas has been fired by police at protesters in Hong Kong after anti-government marches took place in two areas where demonstrations had been banned. A standoff involving police and a crowd of 1,000 at a railway station in Tai Wai in the northern region of New Territories was underway when the tear gas was Read More

Berry Petroleum Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results; Announces Quarterly Dividend

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DALLAS, Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Berry Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: BRY) (“Berry” or the “Company”) today reported net income of $32 million or $0.39 per diluted share and adjusted net income of $20 million or $0.25 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2019. In addition, the Board approved a regular $0.12 per Read More

Explainer: Five questions about Modern Monetary Theory

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – What are the key ideas? Like famed economist John Maynard Keynes, Modern Monetary Theory advocates think government has an important role in offsetting what happens when demand falls short of what’s needed to keep everyone who wants a job employed. They draw also on the ideas of Hyman Minsky, who was best Read More

China’s Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga’s label

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PARIS/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA (VIV.PA), valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music Read More