Partisan standoff: US govt borrowing hits $31.4t limit

US Representative Chip Roy departs after a Republican conference meeting on Capitol in Washington, US, Jan 10, 2023. (JONATHAN ERNST / REUTERS) WASHINGTON — The US government was due to hit its $31.4 trillion borrowing limit on Thursday, amid a standoff between the Republican-controlled House of Representatives and President Joe Biden's Democrats that could lead […]

Germany girds for gas supply pain, targets US$93b relief plan

(From left) Heads of the independent Expert Commission on Gas and Heat, Chemical and Energy Trade Union Michael Vassiliadis, Federation of German Industries (BDI) President Siegfried Russwurm, economist Veronika Grimm and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Minister of Economics and Climate Protection Robert Habeck and Finance Minister Christian Lindner pose for a group photo with the […]

Shareholders of G Neptune Approved its Regularisation Plan

KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 13, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – The non-interested shareholders of G Neptune Berhad have approved its proposed regularisation plan during the extraordinary general meeting (EGM) held today. The shareholders’ approval marks a key milestone for G Neptune’s proposed regularisation plan which is expected to address the Company’s Guidance Note 3 […]

FTLife launches “Protect Starter” Critical Illness Protector

HONG KONG, Aug 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – FTLife Insurance Company Limited (“FTLife”) is committed to helping its customers embrace the “Championing Spirit” in life. Today, it is announcing the launch of “Protect Starter” Critical Illness Protector (“Protect Starter”), which is aimed at young people and first-time insurance buyers. At an affordable […]

DRC to reassess UN withdrawal plan after deadly protests

Indian soldiers from MONUSCO, the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, attend a ceremony honoring peacekeepers who died during violent protests against Monusco, in Goma, on Aug 1, 2022. (ALEXIS HUGUET / AFP) KINSHASA – Democratic Republic of Congo's government will re-evaluate the withdrawal plan of the United Nations peacekeeping mission after deadly […]

BlueCity Announces Shareholders’ Approval of Merger Agreement

BEIJING, July 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via — BlueCity Holdings Limited (“BlueCity” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BLCT), a leading online LGBTQ platform, today announced that at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held today, the Company’s shareholders voted in favor of, among other things, the proposal to authorize and approve the previously announced Agreement […]