Canadian telecom companies ditch Huawei for 5G

Two of Canada’s largest telecoms firms have teamed with Sweden’s Ericsson and Finland’s Nokia Oyj to build fifth-generation (5G) telecoms networks, ditching China’s Huawei Technologies for the project. Bell Canada and smaller rival Telus Corp eschewed Huawei, which analysts said would ease the Canadian government’s thorny decision on whether to allow the company into Canada’s […]

JD.com raises $3.87 billion in Hong Kong secondary listing: Sources

Chinese e-commerce retailer JD.com has priced its shares at HK$226 ($29.16) each and raised about $3.87 billion in its Hong Kong secondary listing, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter. The listing, the biggest in the city this year, comes as Chinese companies are putting off plans for U.S. listings amid mounting […]

Sheep rustling rise could threaten human health as rural crime increases during coronavirus pandemic

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Walmart, CVS, Home Depot & Walgreens U-Turn on face coverings & say they WILL serve customers not wearing masks

A company rep said: “In the event of non-compliance, for safety reasons, we have asked our employees to avoid escalated confrontations with non-compliant customers, and to instead help them complete their purchases as quickly as possible while providing information about other options we have available for their future needs, including free home delivery for prescriptions […]

Jet2 holidaymaker Brits fly back to UK after flights stopped – but dozens still heading out to Ibiza

On Monday a statement from Jet2 said: “Following the latest government advice regarding travel to Mainland Spain from the UK, we have taken the decision to suspend our flights and holidays programme to Costa de Almeria, Alicante, Malaga and Murcia from 28th July up to and including 16th August.”

Trump says federal government will intervene to rescue people from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship Holland America Zandaam after Florida’s Gov. de Santis said he would ONLY rescue the 49 Floridians on board

The authors wrote: ‘SARS-CoV-2 RNA was identified on a variety of surfaces in cabins of both symptomatic and asymptomatic infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated on the Diamond Princess but before disinfection procedures had been conducted.

New wave of Covid-19 to threaten still-struggling garment industry

Recent surveys by the global professional services company Deloitte of the international market and Vietnamese garment producer Vinatex of the domestic market show that the top priorities for consumers now are medicines, food and savings. While clothing did come fourth in the list, the budget for clothes was very limited.

Aligning CSR with business growth

People pose for a group photo at a ceremony to wrap up a course providing training on paper manufacturing techniques, jointly organized by Lee&Man Vietnam and Nong Lam University in HCMC – PHOTOS: COURTESY OF LEE&MAN VIETNAM It is generally challenging for a company to achieve business development, mitigate negative impacts of its operations on […]

PM calls for launch of tourism development fund

The State budget will also grant an annual sum to cover the fund’s operational costs. This amount will be sourced from the total annual budget collection from visa and immigration services for foreigners by 10% and from tourism entrance fees by 5%.

Google buys $450 million stake in ADT to fortify Nest

Nest initially focused on sleek thermostats controlled through the internet but has been making inroads in home security cameras in recent years. This despite recurring concerns about whether its devices can be trusted to preserve privacy because Google makes most of its money learning about people’s interests through its ubiquitous search engine and then selling […]