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Bond link aims to spur foreign inflows through Hong Kong

Bond link aims to spur foreign inflows through Hong Kong Through the bridging of related Mainland and Hong Kong financial infrastructure institutions, investors in one market will be able to trade bonds in the other market. It was the first premium commercial lot to come up in Central since 1996 - the year before Hong Kong was handed back to China by Britain. In a separate statement, the HKMA said the scope of eligible investors would include overseas... [Full Article...]

China's homegrown jumbo passenger jet takes to the sky

China's homegrown jumbo passenger jet takes to the sky Europe's aviation safety regulator has started the certification process for the C919 - a crucial step for the aircraft to be successful on the worldwide market. COMAC said at the time it had been aiming for first flight in 2016. More than 200,000 technicians worked on the project. The flight marks the culmination of a successful collaboration between Safran and China. [Full Article...]

Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

North Korea has never admitted any involvement in the Sony Pictures hack - and while security researchers, and the US Government, have confidence in the theory, neither can rule out the possibility of a false flag, it said. Simon Choi, a chief at South Korean antivirus software organization Hauri Inc. who has dissected North Korean malware since some years and prompts the administration, said Tues... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests The North has made no secret of its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States - something President Donald Trump has vowed "won't happen". However, while THAAD's installation by the USA last month has been largely criticized by China-which has made claims the U.S.is only increasing tensions in the region and potentially could use the system... [Full Article...]

Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut

The agency trimmed its estimate for first-half global demand growth by 115,000 barrels a day, citing weaker consumption in "previously solid countries" like India and the USA, yet kept the full-year growth forecast steady. crude production", the IEA said. "With crude sliding well below the $50 a barrel mark, producers clearly had to cushion the downfall and today's OPEC announcement may serve ... [Full Article...]

Prodigal Twitter Son Biz Stone Returns

Prodigal Twitter Son Biz Stone Returns Mr Dorsey left Twitter in 2008 and in 2010 Mr Williams gave up the chief executive position to take a non-executive place on the board. Stone writes that Dorsey approached him about returning to Twitter a few months ago after he joined the CEO for one of its weekly staff meetings, known internally as Tea Time. [Full Article...]

UK interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

UK interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack On Friday, Microsoft took the unusual step of broadly releasing patches to protect Windows XP, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003. The attack held users hostage by freezing their computers, encrypting their data and demanding money through online bitcoin payment - $300 at first, rising to $600 before it destroys files hours later. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial

Bill Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial The Washington Post contacted the noted feminist and asked her about Cosby's mention, and Steinem told the Post it was a "mystery" why he would reference her in the conversation over the criminal charges he's facing. NBC News notes that Smerconish also asked Cosby if he thought the allegations against him could be motivated by racism. Asked to respond, Bill Cosby said, "It could be". [Full Article...]


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