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Ships get older and slower as emissions rules bite

Vessels are parked along the anchorage near Pasir Panjang terminal port in Singapore on June 6, 2022. (ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP) LONDON – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about to get slower. Faced with uncertainty about which fuels to use in the long term to cut greenhouse gas […]

British Foreign Secretary Truss enters prime minister race

Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss arrives at 10 Downing Street, to attend Cabinet Meeting, in London, June 14, 2022. (ALBERTO PEZZALI / AP) LONDON – British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss entered the race to replace Boris Johnson as prime minister on Monday, taking the number of candidates in an increasingly bitter and unpredictable contest to […]

Official: EU backs second COVID-19 booster for over-60s

A picture taken on June 16, 2021 in Brussels shows a passeport behind a mobile phone whose screen bears a EU Digital COVID-19 certificate. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) BRUSSELS/LONDON – European Union health agencies on Monday recommended a second COVID-19 booster for everyone over 60, as well as medically vulnerable people, amid a new rise […]

G20 watchdog to propose first global crypto rules in October

This April 3, 2013, file photo shows bitcoin tokens in Sandy, Utah. (RICK BOWMER / FILE / AP) LONDON – The Financial Stability Board said on Monday it would propose "robust" global rules for cryptocurrencies in October, following recent turmoil in markets that has highlighted the need to regulate the "speculative" sector. The FSB, a […]

UN: World population to reach 8 billion on Nov 15

Children wait to be vaccinated against polio in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on May 18, 2022. (HERMAN EMMANUEL / XINHUA) UNITED NATIONS – The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on Nov 15, with India projected to surpass China as the most populous country in 2023, the United Nations said Monday, World Population […]

France Inc grapples with new political order

A photo of a TV screen shows French President Emmanuel Macron speaking during televised address on June 22, 2022, in Paris. (LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP) AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France – France's business elite is grappling to live with a new, more hostile political order a month after far-right and hard-left parties robbed President Emmanuel Macron's government of […]

Biden weighs power to declare abortion health emergency

US President Joe Biden speaks before signing an executive order protecting access to reproductive health care services, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on July 8, 2022. (SAMUEL CORUM / AFP) US President Joe Biden on Sunday said he has asked his administration to consider whether he has authority to […]

NIO Inc. Provides Update on Response to Short Seller Report

SHANGHAI, China, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO; HKEX: 9866; SGX: NIO) (“NIO” or the “Company”), a pioneer and a leading company in the premium smart electric vehicle market, today announced that following its previous statement in response to the allegations made in a report issued by the short-seller […]

Himax Technologies, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results Conference Call on Thursday, August 11 at 8:00 AM EDT

TAINAN, Taiwan, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: HIMX) (“Himax” or “Company”), a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Thursday, August 11 at 8:00 a.m. US Eastern Daylight Time […]

Double Monza podium for TOYOTA GAZOO Racing

TOKYO, Jul 11, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – TOYOTA GAZOO Racing earned a dramatic double podium finish in the 6 Hours of Monza after an exciting but ultimately frustrating fourth round of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Both GR010 HYBRIDs were strong contenders for victory in an incident-packed race at the […]

Society Pass (SoPa) Marks First Foray into Thailand by Acquiring Bangkok-Headquartered Thoughtful Media Group, Southeast Asia’s Leading Digital Video Multi-Platform Network and Social Commerce Platform

SINGAPORE, Jul 11, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Society Pass Incorporated (“SoPa” or “Society Pass”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven loyalty platform, today announces the acquisition of Thoughtful Media Group (“Thoughtful Media”), a social commerce-focused, premium digital video MPN headquartered in Thailand with an operating presence in the US, Vietnam, and Philippines. […]

The INNOCN Ultrawide 40″ Gaming Monitor 40C1R has Great Deals on Prime Day for Gamers and Photographers

The INNOCN Ultrawide 40″ Gaming Monitor 40C1R has Great Deals on Prime Day for Gamers and Photographers

SHENZHEN, China, July 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — The INNOCN team has been steadily improving the display monitor market since 2014. To its customers, Shenzhen Century Joint Innovation Technology Company Ltd. (INNOCN) is a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality monitors, commercial displays, and all-in-one computers. In order to consistently provide customers with a […]

Hitachi Energy supplies world-breaking OceaniQ subsea transformers to OneSubsea for its subsea multiphase compression system

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Jul 11, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Energy has today started testing on the world’s most powerful 24 MVA subsea transformer, which will be supplied to OneSubsea, the subsea technologies, production, and processing systems business of Schlumberger. The tests will involve submerging the 55 tonne subsea transformer into the harbor […]

COVID-19: US Senate majority leader Schumer tests positive

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during the primary election night party for New York Governor in New York city on June 28, 2022. (YUKI IWAMURA / AFP) US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the most senior Democrat in the chamber, has tested positive for the coronavirus and has very mild symptoms, a spokesperson […]