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  • EU and UK seal trade deal after Brexit

    US and UK

    BRUSSELS: Britain and the European Union finally reached a trade agreement on Thursday after Brexit, which they hope will dampen the economic blow of Britain’s departure from the bloc after months of crooked negotiations. EU and UK “The deal is done” tweeted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, declaring Britain would remain Europe’s ally and “number […]

  • Portugal takes over the rotating, presidency of the EU for six months


    MADRID: Portugal officially took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) on Friday with a motto of a – fair, green and digital recovery” The COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit will be the EU’s main agenda for the next six months under the Portuguese Presidency, taking over from Germany. The EU […]

  • Where’s the Chinese billionaire Jack Ma?

    Jack Ma

    BEIJING: Chinese business magnate Jack Ma has reportedly disappeared after speculation surfaced that the high-profile businessman would not go public for two months.   Jack Ma:The billionaire was scheduled to act as a judge in the final episode” of his own talent show, Africa’s Business Heroes’, but mysteriously did not come up with it, and […]

  • Employees of Google parent company Alphabet form a union

    Employees of Google

    Employees of Google and other entities in its parent company Alphabet announced the creation of a union on Monday, intensifying a period of activism targeting giants in Silicon Valley. The Alphabet Workers Union, affiliated with the Communications Workers of America, aims to represent well-compensated technicians as well as temporary employees and contractors, according to a […]