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 […]

Spain’s former king leaving country amid financial scandal

ALSO READ: School feeding programme gulps over N500m during Lockdown – Minister The companion, Corinna Larsen, is a Danish-German businesswoman long linked by Spanish media to the former king. Spanish prosecutors have asked her to provide testimony in the case in September in Madrid.

Muslim Brotherhood leader hits out at Britain after Sisi sworn in

“No high-profile meeting happened here last year,” he said. “Our policy, especially in time of crisis, is that we don’t hide anything. No one can imagine that the British government is unaware of who enters the country. This whole review is based on completely false information, and that is problematic.” MI5 and MI6 have been […]

Former Monarch Juan Carlos to Be Available to Prosecution Despite Leaving Spain, Lawyer Says

“H.M. [His Majesty] King D. Juan Carlos has instructed me to announce that despite his decision to move outside of Spain at the moment, he will, in any case, remain at the disposal of the prosecution for whatever procedure or action it considers appropriate”, Sanchez-Junco said, according to La Vanguardia newspaper. Earlier in the day, […]

How Biocon plans to fight COVID-19

It is going to be a blockbuster opportunity for Biocon and we will cater to the global demand, based on the success of the trials.

Blackmail claim over $120m boat tour sale dismissed by Appeal Court

“In my mind was the fact that, up until 2012 when I got involved extensively in Cruise Whitsundays’ business, that business had accumulated losses of over $20m and over the next four years, starting with buying out our competitor Fantasea Cruises, the business had built up to its apparent sale for $112m,” Murphy said.

Women reveal the outrageously sexist encounters they’ve experienced – from a workman refusing to offer a quote without a husband present to a window seller who told a homeowner she was a ‘clever girl’ for having a job

One person said: ‘YANBU. We’re having work done on out house atm and even though I’m the person who signed the contract with the architect, I’m the person who paid him and I’m the person who predominately corresponds with him, it’s my husband’s name on the plans he drew up. 

Vegas casino unions drop MGM from coronavirus safety lawsuit

Culinary Union executive Geoconda Argüello-Kline called it a victory to drop legal proceedings against the owner of the Bellagio resort and the Signature Condominiums towers and begin “expedited arbitration” involving the company and a board representing culinary and bartenders union members.

Exor and Covea agree investments to settle relationship after failed PartnerRE deal

Exor said on Monday that French insurer Covea had agreed to invest a total of 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion), partly in entities managed by PartnerRE, after walking away from a deal to buy the reinsurer from Exor earlier this year.The agreement is set to “normalise” relations between the two companies, a source close to […]

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 3

Under Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s instructions, domestic authorities and Vietnamese representative offices abroad are devising plans to bring home more Vietnamese nationals based on their needs and the nation’s current quarantine capacity.