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by | August 14, 2019 | 13:07

And a commentary early Tuesday on China's official Xinhua news agency spoke of "black-clad mobsters" and said Hong Kong's future is at a " critical juncture ". "I think paralysing the airport will be effective in forcing Carrie Lam to respond to us.it can further pressure Hong Kong's economy", said Dorothy Cheng, a 17-year-old protester.

by | August 14, 2019 | 10:56

Upon looking at the global and domestic economic environment, and the performance of Singapore economy in the first half of the year, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) revealed on Tuesday (13 August) that the gross domestic product ( GDP) growth forecast for this year is slashed to "0.0 to 1.0%" , adding that the growth is expected to come in at around the mid-point of the forecast range.

by | August 14, 2019 | 10:16

Earlier on Wednesday morning, protesters were debating online how and when to apologise on LIHKG, an online Reddit-style forum where protesters crowdsource decisions. "If it is necessary, please plan it carefully", he said. One protest group asked in a lengthy statement for understanding, saying protesters chose the airport as a forum for demonstration only because they no longer felt safe protesting in public due to police violence.

by | August 14, 2019 | 09:38

Similarly, domestic PV sales also saw the biggest fall in almost 19 years, slumping by 30.98 per cent to 2,00,790 units as compared with 2,90,931 units in the same period a year ago. The domestic autos industry asked for tax breaks and easier access to finance for dealers and buyers at a meet with Indian government officials last week.

by | August 14, 2019 | 08:22

Facebook reportedly said the transcription service can be selected by users in their Messenger settings, and added the data was anonymized before being heard by contractors. They call the client by the code name " Prism ". TaskUs contractors also moderate content for policy violations, screen political ads, and work on " election preparation ", an ominous term Bloomberg opts not to define but which has previously coincided with mass deplatforming of political accounts in the months ...

by | August 14, 2019 | 07:00

Don't be fooled by their E-Hybrid tag though. The pilot's view inside the 2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid. The Cayenne Coupe E-Hybrid costs from £71,424. However, as they will become the range-topping offerings, they do get some extra bits & bobs. All three of the new hybrids will wear visual identifiers like Acid Green brake calipers and badging highlights.

by | August 14, 2019 | 05:39

In Italy, debts gave the advance an extra lift after Fitch kept the economy's rating steady despite the rising possibility of snap elections being called there. Brent futures settled up $2.73 at $61.30 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose $2.17 to settle at $57.10 a barrel. But then it fell again and was down 2.29 percent.

by | August 14, 2019 | 05:08

The year-round route to West Palm Beach will operate twice weekly. Passenger traffic at Sarasota-Bradenton set an all-time record for the month of June with 147,615 passengers traveling through the airport, and year-to-date passenger numbers are up almost 40 percent, making Sarasota-Bradenton the second-fastest growing airport in the country.

by | August 14, 2019 | 02:32

It comes after Boeing grounded the plane in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March which killed 157 people, months after the same model was involved in the Lion Air crash in Indonesia which killed 189. Norwegian launched flights from Ireland to North America in 2017, three years after introducing the UK's first low-priced, long haul flights to the United States.

by | August 14, 2019 | 02:13

Defensive plays such as real estate and telecom were among the few sectors in the black. "I don't think the trade war is going to end any time soon, it could drag on into 2020. Traders were also on edge after market-friendly Argentine President Mauricio Macri suffered a mauling in presidential primaries, increasing the risk of a return to interventionist economic policies.

by | August 13, 2019 | 21:43

If you're still looking for more reasons to be excited about Jio Giber, Reliance also announced the Jio Fiber Welcome Offer, wherein subscribers opting for the annual "Jio Forever" plans will get an HD/4K TV and a 4K set-top box for free.

by | August 13, 2019 | 19:36

Wall Street snapped a two-day losing streak - and sent shares of Apple soaring - after the U.S. said it will delay imposing tariffs on certain items that were supposed to take effect on September 1. The iPhone maker is highly correlated to trade issues with China, given the country is both a key part of its supply chain as well as a major source of revenue.

by | August 13, 2019 | 19:34

Shares of Apple, Mattel and shoe brand Steve Madden shot up. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says the rest of the tariffs on Chinese imports scheduled to kick in on September 1 will continue. Trade Representative said Tuesday that it is still planning to go ahead with 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports, extending the import taxes on just about everything China ships to the United States in a dispute over Beijing's aggressive trade policies.

by | August 13, 2019 | 17:03

With the blame game between the European Union and the United Kingdom in full swing, the chances of the two sides renegotiating the Irish backstop appears slim; instead preparations for a worse case scenario, no deal Brexit are being prioritised.

by | August 13, 2019 | 14:37

As result, two of the biggest free blogging services on the internet will join forces. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "We are excited to add it to our lineup", said Automattic's CEO Matt Mullenweg in a statement . The short-form blogging platform is said to have lost nearly a third of its traffic since banning all pornography and sexually explicit content in 2018.

by | August 13, 2019 | 10:26

There are 24,000 never-ending pasta passes available. Those who want to upgrade that pass to one that lasts a lifetime can opt in to the " Lifetime Pasta Pass " for an additional $400 plus tax. Olive Garden says the new pass will pay for itself, on average, by the time you hit your 45th bowl, and can be used all day every day - with the exception Thanksgiving and Christmas when Olive Garden restaurants are closed.

by | August 13, 2019 | 10:26

The athletic behemoth this week launched a first of its kind subscription sneaker service for kids that is aimed at parents but features content and products for young athletes. Dave Cobban, general manager of Nike Adventure Club, addressed these problems, telling CNN Business, "We've discovered a huge pain point for parents around shopping for kids' shoe".

by | August 13, 2019 | 09:26

Critically, Air Canada locked up support from Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., which owns about 19.3 per cent of Transat's voting shares. "But it happened after consultations with Transat's major stockholders, including Letko Brosseau, with whom we are now announcing a lockup agreement", Hennebelle said in a phone interview.

by | August 13, 2019 | 08:40

All these events made Goldman Sachs suggest that the trade war is going to have a larger impact on growth than originally estimated. "We expect tariffs targeting the remaining $300bn of USA imports from China to go into effect", said Goldman.

by | August 13, 2019 | 08:38

Analysts at KBW said in a note on Sunday that an independent audit would be required to assess Muddy Waters' allegations about Burford and said the litigation funder was "structurally. They have nothing to do with us". Responding to the statement, Muddy Waters said: "The only manipulation is that of Burford's return metrics, accounts, and disclosures".