Day: September 23, 2022

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Italy Industry July 2022

Industrial production rose 0.4% month-on-month in seasonally-adjusted terms in July (June: -2.0% mom). The figure was partly due to a rebound in manufacturing output. In contrast, mining and quarrying production fell. On an annual basis, industrial production declined 1.4% in July, which was greater than June’s 1.1% fall and marking the worst result since January. […]

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Rainbow armbands are new flash point for FIFA and Qatar World Cup

LONDON – FIFA and World Cup organizers came under pressure Wednesday from a group of European soccer federations that said they planned to have their captains wear armbands with a rainbow heart design as part of an anti-discrimination campaign during international matches and at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The group of European soccer […]

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Venture capitalists on investment insights for startups in SEA

While SEA was once known as an ideal region for tourists, the startup ecosystem has seen a significant uptick in recent years.  This may be accredited to growing talent pools, government contributions, as well as an influx of capital from regional partners. Many also attribute the rapid tech adoption to the pandemic, with lockdowns emphasising […]

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Why House Democrats are passing bills to fund the police

On Thursday, House Democrats passed a package of bills intended to blunt the GOP broadsides they’ve faced on crime, seeking to dispel any perceptions that they want to “defund the police” amid growing worries about public safety. Democrats tried to strike a delicate balance with this package: While it includes more grant money for police, […]

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