India aims to restrict sale of Chinese cheap smartphones: Report | Business and Economy News

The aim is to push Chinese giants out of the lower segment of the world’s second-biggest market, and help local industry. By Sankalp PhartiyalBloomberg Published On 8 Aug 20228 Aug 2022 India seeks to restrict Chinese smartphone makers from selling devices cheaper than 12,000 rupees ($150) to kickstart its faltering domestic industry, dealing a blow […]

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FirstFT: US Senate passes Biden’s flagship economic package

Good morning. After a marathon overnight voting session, the climate, tax and healthcare bill known as the Inflation Reduction Act was passed by a margin of 51 to 50, marking a cornerstone achievement of President Joe Biden’s first term. The bill, which is designed to cut prescription drug prices, invest in energy initiatives and reduce […]

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Divers remove nearly 50 tons of debris from coral reefs

Nearly 50 tons of waste have been removed from the marine ecosystem in Hawaii. The final pieces of waste were collected last week when freedivers from Huawei-based nonprofit organization PapahĂ„ naumokuĂ„ kea Marine Debris Project completed their month-long mission. Among the debris that were brought onshore were 43 tons of “ghost nets” from a single […]

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India police detain opposition leaders protesting price rise | Protest News

‘Democracy is a memory,’ tweeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after police cracked down on protests over rising inflation. Indian police have detained dozens of parliamentarians from the opposition Congress party, including key leader Rahul Gandhi, as they attempted to march to the president’s house and the prime minister’s residence to protest soaring food and fuel […]

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FirstFT: Sinema backs Biden’s tax-and-spend bill

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Good morning and we start with another big step forward for Joe Biden’s flagship climate, tax and healthcare legislation. Last night Kyrsten Sinema, the Senator […]

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Floating platform “blowhole” can generate energy from waves

Wave Swell Energy, an Australian clean energy company, developed an extraordinary wave energy harvesting platform. Named UniWave 200, the platform is capable of harvesting much more energy from sea waves than other similar technologies. Continue reading below Our Featured Videos UniWave is a floatable device that can be towed to the desired destination anywhere on […]

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The 4 mindsets that characterize great CIOs

There is no simple recipe for success in being a world-class chief information officer, but keeping things simple is the ultimate goal. Successful healthcare CIOs know that engaging stakeholders, setting direction, and creating a positive culture are essential tasks for any CIO. What separates the best from the rest is how they approach these tasks. […]

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Afghans say they know little about US killing of al-Qaeda leader | Ayman al-Zawahiri News

Kabul, Afghanistan – The news of the killing of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri slowly made its way through the Afghan capital on Tuesday. For many Afghans, it came as a complete surprise. The announcement by the United States of a “precision” drone attack that killed the elusive 71-year-old al-Qaeda leader came in Kabul in the […]

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FirstFT: Chinese fighter jets fly close to Taiwan ahead of Pelosi’s visit

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up to our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it sent straight to your inbox every weekday morning Good morning. We start today with rising tensions between China and the US surrounding the planned trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan. The […]

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