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Actress Park Bo-young to Return to TV After 2-Year Break
Actress Park Bo-young is set to return to the small screen next week after a hiatus of about two years.Park, who…
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Book Submissions Jump as Lockdown Writers Get Busy
Publishers are inundated with submissions from people who have taken up writing in lockdown. Kim Kyo-suk at publisher…
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Japan Extends COVID-19 State of Emergency to May 31
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced Friday the government will extend COVID-19 state of emergency measures…
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WHO Approves Chinese COVID Vaccine for Emergency Use Worldwide
The World Health Organization has approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed in China for emergency use worldwide. The…
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Bribing Voters Will Reap the Whirlwind
Presidential hopefuls affiliated with the ruling Minjoo Party are promising to
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The announcement comes one week after Ofcom, the British media regulator, said it had withdrawn a license for China Global Television Network, or CGTN, to broadcast in the United Kingdom.

China’s NRTA claimed in its statement that BBC World News had broadcast reports on China that “infringed the principles of truthfulness and impartiality in journalism.”

On February 4, China’s Foreign Ministry criticized the broadcaster for its coverage of China’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and dismissed its reports as “fake news.”

“We are disappointed that the Chinese authorities have decided to take this course of action,” a BBC spokesperson said in a statement to CNN Business. “The BBC is the world’s most trusted international news broadcaster and reports on stories from around the world fairly, impartially and without fear or favor.”

Frustrations over coverage

Beijing has also repeatedly expressed frustration with BBC reporting on China’s crackdown on Uyghur and other

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As More Are Vaccinated, It Makes Economic Sense to Gradually Open the Economy, Study Finds

Researchers conducted a data analysis that has found that as a larger portion of the population gets vaccinated against COVID-19, it becomes economically advantageous to start relaxing social …


Not Just for Numbers: Anchoring Biases Decisions Involving Sight, Sound, and Touch

New research shows that the marketing communication technique of anchoring is not limited to decisions that involve numbers, the use and understanding of which require high-level cognitive thinking. …


Modeling a Safe New Normal

Researchers used anonymized cell-phone data to build a Business Risk Index, which quantifies the potential risk of COVID-19 transmission in restaurants and bars, schools and universities, nail salons …


New Research Highlights Impact of the Digital Divide

The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new attention

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State approves deal that could save Bronzeville’s Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital moved one step closer to remaining open after a state board on Monday approved a non-profit organization’s application to buy the Bronzeville institution.

Nielsen settles lawsuit with Black executive over alleged discrimination

Market research company Nielsen Holdings has settled a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by a Black Chicago executive. The lawsuit alleged Cheryl Grace hit a glass ceiling on the climb up the corporate ladder, when Nielsen passed over her for an expanded role.

Chicago-area home sales and prices are seeing double-digit gains. ‘There’s just so few homes and so many buyers.’

The number of single-family homes for sale in the Chicago area was at it lowest point in at least 13 years in February, so prices are rising and marketing time is dropping.

  • ComEd, Peoples Gas, Nicor Gas offering one-time credits of up to $500 for customers struggling financially during the pandemic

    Illinois utilities have agreed with state regulators to provide millions of dollars in additional bill payment relief to help struggling customers keep the lights on during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Frontier Airlines gives more details around stock offering

    Frontier Airlines said Tuesday it expects to raise about $630 million from an initial public offering of a small portion of its

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  • Inflows to cryptocurrency investment products a new peak of $4.2 billion for the first quarter of 2021, according to CoinShares.

Inflows to cryptocurrency investment products reached a new high of $4.2 billion for the first quarter of 2021, according to data from digital assets investment firm CoinShares.

The new record broke the previous quarterly high of $3.9 billion in the fourth quarter of last year, CoinShares data show. Year to date, bitcoin has seen the highest inflows at $3.3 billion. Ethereum followed with $731 million.

Crypto assets under management, according to CoinShares, have also risen to $55.8 billion versus $37.6 billion at the end of 2020.

Bitcoin in March has staged another strong rally after an already impressive February, soaring to $61,742 on March 13. It has so far breached the $1 trillion market capitalization mark three times this

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Elections 2021 Live Updates: TMC promises student credit card in Bengal; former CM Narayanasamy not in Puducherry fray

West Bengal (WB), Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu Election 2021 Live News Updates: With the first phase of Assembly elections commencing in 10 days, …

The Indian Express

How Bengal economy has fared over the last decade

Scholars agree voters mostly reward or penalise the incumbent party for economic situations, such as inflation or unemployment rather than vote for future …

Hindustan Times

Election Body Issues Sharp Response To Mamata Banerjee’s Allegations

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s comments about the Election Commission at a rally in Bankura on Tuesday has brought a prompt response from …

NDTV

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Updates: Mamata p..BC status to 4

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MBN – Daily Bulletin

COVID Deaths in 1 Day – March 15th, 2021
US: 751 https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/
UK: 64 https://coronavirus.data.gov.uk/
Canada: 32 https://health-infobase.canada.ca/
Ireland: 0 https://www.gov.ie/
India: 131 https://www.mohfw.gov.in/

  • Tech/Jobs: Nokia to reduce workforce by 10,000 globally.
  • Economy: Wall Street’s main concern shifts from COVID to inflation.
  • Pharma: EU regulators team up with U.S. and UK on pharmaceutical mergers.
  • Corporate Bonds: Ford announces $2 billion convertible notes offering.
  • Wind Energy: Bladeless turbines could soon be generating electricity for your home.
  • Health 1: Is fighting a pandemic similar to fighting a war?
  • Environment: Can the US reach net zero emissions by 2050?
  • Automotive/EV 1: GM striving for electric vehicles with longer range.
  • UFO Aliens 1: Schoolchildren’s eerie drawings after 1977 alien encounter.
  • UFO/Aliens 2: Pentagon finally admits it is holding and testing UFO wreckage material.
  • Insurance: Hot tub accidents during lockdown
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Avison Young senior valuation surveyor Sophie Endacott has become the new South West chair of Women in Property, the organisation that has helped improve inclusion and diversity in the industry for the past 34 years. Sophie, pictured, has been a member of Women in Property for the past six years. She takes over from Rachael Sherratt,…

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Monday March 8 Finals: Clarkson, Direct Line, Diversified Gas and Oil, Emis Group, Network International Holdings, RHI Magnesita, Shoe Zone Interims: Abcam, Pci-Pal Tuesday March 9 Finals: Arix Bioscience, Cairn Energy, Capital & Counties Properties, Capital & Regional, Foresight Solar, Forterra, Gamesys Group, Gresham, Headlam Group, IWG, LSL Property Services, Marshall Motor, Midwich Group, RPS Group, Standard…

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Data centre operator plugs into £38.7m investment with help from Royds Withy King

Regional firm Royds Withy King, which has an office in Bath, has completed a £38.7m private equity investment deal for a major UK data centre owner and operator. Amito, a long-standing

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