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  • Disrupting chemicals ‘cost billions’ @ BBC News - 24 minutes ago
    Disrupting chemicals ‘cost billions’

    Common chemicals that disrupt hormones could cost more than €150bn a year in damage to health in Europe, studies claim.

  • Shopper wearing a mask rides an escalator past advertisements for Sharp Corp's Aquos television at an electronics shop in Tokyo

    Loss-making Sharp Corp has asked a domestic corporate turnaround fund to invest up to $250 million in capital - aid which would come on top of plans to tap its two main lenders for a second major bailout, the Nikkei business daily reported. Hit by a supply glut of smartphone screens in China and fierce competition from …

  • Asia stocks mostly up, euro struggles on ECB stimulus

    Asian markets have mostly risen following gains in New York, while the euro remained stuck at 11-year lows after the European Central Bank said it would launch its massive stimulus programme next week

  • Loss-making Sharp Corp has asked a domestic corporate turnaround fund to invest up to $250 million in capital - aid which would come on top of plans to tap its two main lenders for a second major bailout, the Nikkei business daily reported. Hit by a supply glut of smartphone screens in China and fierce competition from …

  • Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

    The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business ...

  • ZTE Corporation , a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has signed a deal to build Algeria Telecom’s LTE Phase II project.

  • Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

    Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his extensive piloting experience to skillfully bring down ...

  • Everlasting and Eco-friendly Gift for K-POP Stars, Tree Planet's 'Star Forest' Expands to 40 Worldwide

    Tree Planet, a social venture in Korea, launched ‘Star Forest’ project, establishing forests named after celebrities, such as G-Dragon Forest, Girls’ Generation Forest and EXO Lay

  • Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Ma reacts while giving a speech at National Taiwan University in Taipei

    The U.S. trade office on Thursday called for a crackdown on website name registrars who fail to take action against sellers of illegal goods such as counterfeit medicines and warned that turning a blind eye puts public safety at risk. The U.S. Trade Representative also said it is keeping an eye on China's Alibaba Group …

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