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 2021-01-18 05:35 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Samsung's Lee receives 30-month prison term in bribery trial...

A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison, the court said on Monday, which will have major ramifications for his leadership of the tech giant as well as Korea's views toward big busin...

 2021-01-18 05:32 

UPI

Mainland China on high alert after COVID-19 outbreak near North Korea...

Mainland China is on high alert for another coronavirus outbreak wave, six days after the one-year anniversary of the first fatality in Wuhan that has surpassed 2 million fatalities and 95 million cases worldwide....

 2021-01-18 05:31 

Reuters

IEA says oil, gas methane emissions down 10% in 2020 as output fell...

Global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas production dropped 10% in 2020 mainly because of lower output as opposed to concerted climate action, a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) found....

 2021-01-18 05:30 

Reuters

Sensex, Nifty fall as shadow lenders slide on fears of tighter rules...

Indian shares fell on Monday as non-banking financial companies slipped on reports that the country's central bank could propose tighter rules for the sector, while HDFC Bank rose to a record high after strong quarterly results....

 2021-01-18 05:28 

Reuters

Samsung's Lee receives 2-and-a-half year jail term from Seoul court...

South Korea's Seoul High Court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to a two-and-a-half year jail term, the court said on Monday....

 2021-01-18 05:28 

Reuters

Exclusive: Southeast Asia's Grab considering U.S. IPO this year - sources...

Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery giant Grab is exploring a listing in the United States this year, encouraged by robust investor appetite for IPOs, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....

 2021-01-18 05:27 

Reuters

Indian shares fall as shadow lenders slide on fears of tighter rules...

Indian shares fell on Monday as non-banking financial companies slipped on reports that the country's central bank could propose tighter rules for the sector, while HDFC Bank rose to a record high after strong quarterly results....

 2021-01-18 05:24 

Reuters

Vietnam gives Foxconn unit licence for $270 million plant to produce laptops, tablets...

Vietnam on Monday awarded a licence to a unit of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Co Ltd to build a $270 million plant to produce laptops and tablets, the Vietnamese government said....

 2021-01-18 05:23 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-Southeast Asia's Grab considering U.S. IPO this year -sources...

Southeast Asian ride-hailing and food delivery giant Grab is exploring a listing in the United States this year, encouraged by robust investor appetite for IPOs, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....

 2021-01-18 05:17 

Reuters

TABLE-China's wheat auction soars on high corn prices, coronavirus fears...

China sold nearly all the wheat offered at its regular auction of state reserves last week, far more than usual as feedmakers sought alternatives to corn and rising coronavirus cases sparked supply fears. Some 3,939,732 tonnes of wheat, or 99.74% of the t...

 2021-01-18 05:17 

Reuters

EMERGING MARKETS-Philippine stocks drop on virus fears, banks drag Malaysian shares...

* Graphic: World FX rates http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh * Asian stock markets: https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * Philippine shares hit more than one-week low * Thai shares set for third straight day of losses * Asian FX struggle to make headway as U.S. dollar holds ...

 2021-01-18 05:16 

Reuters

French energy group Total buys 20% stake in India's Adani Green Energy...

French oil and energy group Total has agreed to buy a 20% minority stake in India's Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) from Adani Group, as Total builds up its presence in the renewable energy sector....

 2021-01-18 05:15 

Reuters

Knicks start fast, blow out Celtics 105-75...

Julius Randle and RJ Barrett each posted double-doubles Sunday afternoon as the visiting New York Knicks snapped a five-game losing streak with their most lopsided win in almost five years, a 105-75 rout of the Boston Celtics....

 2021-01-18 05:15 

Reuters

WRAPUP 5-China's economy picks up speed in Q4, ends 2020 in solid shape after COVID-19 shock...

China's economy picked up speed in the fourth quarter, with growth beating expectations as it ended a rough coronavirus-striken 2020 in remarkably good shape and remained poised to expand further this year even as the global pandemic raged unabated....

 2021-01-18 05:14 

Reuters

Yuan eases to 1-week low but strong GDP data pares losses...

China's yuan eased to a one-week low against a strong dollar on Monday, but losses were trimmed by upbeat economic growth data and rising sales of the dollar by corporates. The economy picked up speed in the fourth quarter, with growth beating expecta...

 2021-01-18 05:13 

Reuters

India's Reliance to embed e-commerce app into WhatsApp within six months - Mint...

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries plans to embed its ecommerce app JioMart into WhatsApp within six months, financial daily Mint reported https://bit.ly/3oTRtPB on Monday, as the Indian conglomerate looks to ramp up its retail and grocery business i...

 2021-01-18 05:10 

Reuters

Shift to renewable energy eases key environmental burdens, EU says...

Europe's shift from fossil fuel-based electricity to renewable sources has reduced environmental problems while also cutting the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Monday....

 2021-01-18 05:09 

AP

Asia Today: Philippine cases hit 500K amid vaccine struggles...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Philippines have surged past 500,000 in a new bleak milestone with the government facing criticism for failing to immediately launch a......

 2021-01-18 05:04 

Reuters

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CEO Gadea of office-space manager Envoy on how to pivot in a pandemic...

When the pandemic hit, Larry Gadea, CEO of the San Francisco-based office-services startup Envoy, saw a chance to pivot....

 2021-01-18 04:59 

UPI

FBI releases photos of men accused of beating cop in Capitol siege...

The FBI on Sunday released photographs of seven suspects, all men, wanted for assaulting a police officer during a siege on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month as federal prosecutors announced more arrests....

 2021-01-18 04:55 

Reuters

Zion Williamson scores 31 as Pelicans top Kings...

Zion Williamson scored 31 points and Brandon Ingram added 22 as the New Orleans Pelicans ended a five-game losing streak by hanging on for a 128-123 victory over the host Sacramento Kings on Sunday....

 2021-01-18 04:54 

Reuters

Australia push lead to 276 in fourth test decider...

Australia stretched their lead to 276 runs in the fourth test decider against India in Brisbane on Monday before rain brought tea early with the hosts having reached 243 for seven....

 2021-01-18 04:53 

Reuters

Chargers appoint Rams defensive coordinator Staley as new head coach...

The Los Angeles Chargers have named LA Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as their new head coach, the National Football League team said on Sunday....

 2021-01-18 04:50 

AP

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach.The Chargers made the decision Sunday after having......

 2021-01-18 04:48 

Reuters

Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 7,141- RKI...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 7,141 to 2,040,659, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday. The reported death toll rose by 214 to 46,633, the tally showed. (Reporting by Berlin...

 2021-01-18 04:47 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-China's 2020 refinery output rises 3% to record; gas output up nearly 10%...

* 2020 gas output up 9.8%; Dec output record amid harsh winter...

 2021-01-18 04:44 

AP

The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as head coach...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as head coach....

 2021-01-18 04:43 

UPI

Los Angeles Chargers hire Rams' Brandon Staley as next head coach...

The Los Angeles Chargers have agreed to terms with Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley to be their next head coach....

 2021-01-18 04:38 

Reuters

China, Hong Kong stocks climb on upbeat GDP data...

* HK-> Shanghai Connect daily quota used -1.5%, Shanghai-> HK daily quota used 14.2%...

 2021-01-18 04:34 

Reuters

Some Conservative MPs set to oppose withdrawal of benefits increase - FT...

Some Conservative members of Parliament will vote against UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday over his plans to end the emergency increase to benefits for about 6 million people, the Financial Times reported https://www.ft.com/content/d47f3e67-73ab-...

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