Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud party leadership race

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will retain leadership of Likud, the political party he has led for more than a decade, after a resounding victory over his challenger. An hour after polls closed Thursday night, Netanyahu tweeted, “Huge victory! I thank the Likud members for the trust, the support and the love. With god’s help and […]

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Kazakhstan plane crash kills at least 9

A Bek Air plane with 95 passengers and five crew members on board crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, killing at least nine people, authorities in the Central Asian country said. The plane was heading for the capital, Nur-Sultan, and “lost altitude during takeoff and broke through a concrete fence” before […]

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Wildfire-ravaged areas of Australia get holiday relief, but oppressive conditions to return

Areas of Australia that have been ravaged by deadly wildfires experienced temporary relief on Wednesday, but oppressive conditions are expected to return this weekend. About 50,000 square kilometres of land have burned over the past few months, with nine people killed and more than 950 homes destroyed. New South Wales (NSW), the country’s most populous state, […]

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Peking University HSBC Business School and Cambridge University Judge Business School Together Launch Executive Education Programmes

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) and Cambridge University Judge Business School (CJBS) announced on December 20, 2019 that they will work together to launch two executive education programmes in 2020, focusing on innovation and international management. CJBS is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top business schools, advancing knowledge and leadership through people who […]

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Japan’s birth rate hits another record low in 2019

Japan’s demographic crisis is getting worse, as the fast-graying nation experienced its biggest natural population decline and a record-low birth rate this year, government statistics show. The estimated number of babies born in the country in 2019 fell to 864,000 — the lowest since records began in 1899 — according to a report published Tuesday […]

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Christmas in Hong Kong marked by demonstrations and tear gas

Anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong over the Christmas holiday, clashing with riot police in malls and busy shopping districts across the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The city’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, accused the demonstrators of ruining the holiday. Her critics say the government and police used unnecessarily heavy-handed tactics to disperse what […]

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Taiwan, US, Hong Kong, and Singapore Association Announced International IR Cooperation

Taiwan Investor Relations Institute (TIRI) has held an annual conference recently. Distinguished guests in domestic and international capital markets were invited and attended the conference, including Eva Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA), Harold Woo, Chairman of Investor Relations Professionals Association (Singapore) (IRPAS), Wellington Koo, Chairman of Financial Supervisory Commission R.O.C. (Taiwan) […]

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