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2208, 2019

US tariffs on monkeys could drive America’s biomedical research laboratories abroad

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|Comments Off on US tariffs on monkeys could drive America’s biomedical research laboratories abroad

The United States could lose its edge in developing treatments for illnesses ranging from Aids and the Ebola virus to malaria and Parkinson’s disease, due to the latest salvo in the escalating US-China trade war, according to a biotech trade group.The ...

2208, 2019

Red Velvet new album sees group accused of copying US designer’s outfits

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Music|Comments Off on Red Velvet new album sees group accused of copying US designer’s outfits

The summer return of K-pop female quintet Red Velvet encountered a problem even before the group’s new album hit the shelves.On Tuesday the group released a new mini-album “The ReVe Festival Day 2”, with the lead track Umpah Umpah. However, their outfi...

2208, 2019

HSBC considering bidding for Aviva’s Asian operations as it takes steps to diversify in region

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Business|Comments Off on HSBC considering bidding for Aviva’s Asian operations as it takes steps to diversify in region

HSBC Holdings, the bank that shook up its senior leadership this month, is considering a bid for Asian operations being sold by Aviva as it seeks ways to diversify its business in the region, people with knowledge of the matter said.London-based HSBC i...

2208, 2019

Cambodian arts festival celebrates music, dance and performance as scene thrives once again

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Entertainment|Comments Off on Cambodian arts festival celebrates music, dance and performance as scene thrives once again

Arn Chorn-Pond says he can still smell the blood from all those years ago. “Watching my little brother and sister die slowly; that’s still here with me,” says the founder of Cambodian Living Arts (CLA), an organisation established to preserve endanger...

2108, 2019

US charges Kansas researcher Feng ‘Franklin’ Tao over ties to Chinese university

By | August 21st, 2019|Categories: Headlines|Comments Off on US charges Kansas researcher Feng ‘Franklin’ Tao over ties to Chinese university

A researcher at the University of Kansas was indicted on federal fraud charges on Wednesday for allegedly concealing ties to a Chinese university while doing research funded by the US government, the US Justice Department said.Feng “Franklin” Tao, 47, ...

2108, 2019

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers accuse Canadian officers of deception, and working for FBI, in fullest account of Huawei CFO’s airport arrest

By | August 21st, 2019|Categories: Headlines|Comments Off on Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers accuse Canadian officers of deception, and working for FBI, in fullest account of Huawei CFO’s airport arrest

Three Canadian border officers stood on the Vancouver International Airport jetway as passengers began marching out of Cathay Pacific Flight 838 on December 1 after the long journey from Hong Kong. It was 11.15am.According to a police description they ...