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Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing human rights abuses abroad. A razor-thin majority of voters approved of it, with […]
Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them
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A Singaporean venture capitalist on what makes Singapore and Southeast Asia the future of ‘big impact’ in e-commerce, media, and technology

Global venture capital firm GGV Capital has offices in China, Singapore, and Silicon Valley has seen its 200-plus portfolio companies through the fallout of the pandemic. Jenny Lee, a Singaporean managing partner at the firm, says short-term impact for startups is unavoidable but long-term outlook can be positive. The Southeast […]
A Singaporean venture capitalist on what makes Singapore and Southeast Asia the future of ‘big impact’ in e-commerce, media, and technology
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Beirut is searching for survivors after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital. At least 135 people are dead and 5,000 are wounded.

Rescuers are searching for survivors after a massive explosion shook the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on Tuesday, levelling buildings and causing extensive damage. At least 135 people were reported dead with more than 5,000 others wounded, according to Lebanon’s health minister. Lebanon’s prime minister blamed the ignition of more […]
Beirut is searching for survivors after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital. At least 135 people are dead and 5,000 are wounded.
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Australia and New Zealand have been able to keep their number of coronavirus cases low thanks to early lockdown efforts. Experts say it’s ‘probably too late’ for other countries to learn from them.

Both Australia and New Zealand have reported low numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths compared to other major industrialized nations. Experts say that early national lockdown efforts, good public adherence to the rules, and widespread testing capabilities may have prevented the two countries from being overwhelmed with a wave of […]
Australia and New Zealand have been able to keep their number of coronavirus cases low thanks to early lockdown efforts. Experts say it’s ‘probably too late’ for other countries to learn from them.
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Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft ‘aggressively shadowing’ American plane, according to military

The US Southern Command announced that a Russian-built Venezuelan aircraft “aggressively” shadowed an American aircraft during a mission monitoring illegal trafficking over the Caribbean sea. “This action demonstrates [Russia’s] irresponsible military support to Maduro’s illegitimate regime & underscores Maduro’s recklessness & irresponsible behaviour,” the command said on Twitter, knocking Russia’s […]
Video shows Russian-made Venezuelan aircraft ‘aggressively shadowing’ American plane, according to military
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Inside Business Insider’s new London office in the heart of Shoreditch

Insider Inc., which includes Business Insider, INSIDER, Markets Insider, and BI Intelligence, recently moved to a brand new office in London’s creative startup district, Shoreditch. The office will house 75+ global employees in London. After significant recent expansion, this office will serve the International hub to Insider Inc.’s global HQ […]
Inside Business Insider’s new London office in the heart of Shoreditch
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The future of banking is coming to a smartphone near you. Saving, budgeting, and paying are getting easier than ever before, thanks to new features like scanning your face with a smartphone camera to log in or using your voice to navigate your banking app. To learn which new features […]
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As Venezuela descends into chaos, Marco Rubio posts bloody tweet and highlights alleged poisoning of opposition lawmaker

Senator Marco Rubio (R) has continued to advocate for Venezuelan opposition amid a deepening crisis, amplifying reports of protests and alleged human rights abuses, and posting aggressive tweets. Rubio has been a longtime supporter of the Venezuelan opposition because of President Maduro’s association with the Cuban government. On Sunday, he […]
As Venezuela descends into chaos, Marco Rubio posts bloody tweet and highlights alleged poisoning of opposition lawmaker
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Business Insider is hiring a global content translation fellow in London

Business Insider is looking for a paid fellow to join its global translation team in London. We’re looking for a news junkie with language skills to help find stories from our foreign language and global partner sites and translate them into English. We are ideally looking for a native English […]
Business Insider is hiring a global content translation fellow in London
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Wednesday, February 13. 1. Answer: $US22,000,000,000,000. Question: What did America’s national debt just smash through for the first time, ever? 2. Former CEO and billionaire Howard Schultz was asked if he would sell his stake in Starbucks if he becomes president. He […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Tuesday, February 12. 1. SpaceX founder Elon Musk is ‘confident’ people could afford to ‘sell their home on Earth.’ And then move to Mars on board a SpaceX rocket. 2. The White House has completely ignored the US intelligence community again. This […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Monday, February 11. 1. The White House is still desperately hunting down a leak. Unfortunately the latest presidential schedule leaks are continuing unabated. The latest reveal even more ‘Executive Time.’ 2. All is not fair in love or war when the brother […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Friday, February 8 1. First, they wrote an exposé on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, now the billionaire has accused The National Enquirer publisher of ‘extortion’ over naked photos. Bezos came out swinging in what is definitely 2019’s first must-read blog post. 2. […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Thursday, February 7 1.We have a copy of the email Apple CEO Tim Cook sent to all his retail employees announcing a major change at the top. Read it. 2.In the English Channel, a body has been recovered from the wreckage of […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Wednesday, February 6 1.US Donald Trump has finally delivered his State of the Union address. Trump lashed out at his opponents while simultaneously calling for an end to what he called the “politics of revenge.” 2.Stacey Abrams, the‘future’ of the Democratic Party,made […]
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Australia is blocking a billionaire political donor from returning to the country over long held fears he may be a Chinese influence agent

A controversial Chinese businessman with alleged ties to the Chinese Communist Party has been denied entry back into Australia from China, and his citizenship application has been rejected. The extraordinary move is the first time Australian officials have taken real action against the billionaire Huang Xiangmo, a notorious political donor […]
Australia is blocking a billionaire political donor from returning to the country over long held fears he may be a Chinese influence agent
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Tuesday, February 5 1.Alphabet, the mother of Google, smashed revenue targets in Q4. But rising costs and questionable bets have spooked investors. Google’s stock had retreated 3.5% in after-hours trading on Monday. 2.On the 15th birthday of Facebook, founder Mark Zuckerberg wants […]
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The European Union’s subversion of democracy contributed to the recession in Italy

Italy has gone into recession. 
The EU forced Italy’s elected government to reduce its spending plans, roiling its bond market.
 Austerity budgeting does not work, according to two recent studies.
 The subversion of Italian democracy by the unelected European Commission hurt economic growth in Italy.
 The Dutch prime minister should […]
The European Union’s subversion of democracy contributed to the recession in Italy
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Friday, February 1. 1. President Donald Trump has described his presidency as ‘one of the great losers of all time.’The former businessman likes the job well enough, but laments, “I lost massive amounts of money doing this.” 2. US border agents made […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Thursday, January 31. 1.Roger Stone likens the Russia probe to a ‘speeding bullet’ heading for the president’s head. The Nixonian fixer believes that Donald Trump’s US presidency lies in peril. 2.The US Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate unchanged. That, […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Wednesday, January 30. 1. Apple CEO Tim Cook has spoken at length about the tech giant’s critical quarter. Here are the most important things we learned about Apple from the company’s earnings report Tuesday. 2. Facebook paid people $US20 per month to […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Tuesday, January 29. 1.‘Brazen and persistent’: US charges China’s troubled telecoms giant Huawei in technology theft, sanctions violations. 2. ‘Close to being completed’: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker says he thinks its almost time for the Mueller probe to reveal its findings. […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Thursday, January 24. 1. US President Donald Trump agreed to postpone his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown is over. Trump conceded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following a political game of chicken during a partial government shutdown […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Wednesday, January 23. 1. The record long government shutdown could be about to box the president into his worst nightmare. Trump may have to choose between his border wall and the US economy. 2. Now tech giant Oracle is in the crosshairs, […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Tuesday, January 22. 1.Here’s what you missed this long weekend: There’s been backlash from the BuzzFeed report on President Donald Trump and his former longtime attorney Michael Cohen, and fallout from a viral video showing a confrontation between Covington Catholic high school […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Monday, January 21. 1. US President Donald Trump has tweeted his anger at Nancy Pelosi. It was another brisk morning tweetstorm at the White House after Democrats rejected Trump’s most recent shutdown proposal. 2.Israeli military has made a rare public statement detailing […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Friday, January 18. 1.BuzzFeed News has a new report alleging that President Trump instructed longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. According to this report, Trump wanted Cohen to lie about how long they were working on a proposed deal to […]
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s everything you need to know on Thursday, January 17. 1.Apple has flagged a drop-off in employment opportunities for some “groups.” It’s not a hiring freeze, but collapsing iPhone sales have led CEO Tim Cook to warn of a looming squeeze for “certain groups.” 2.The Feds have arrested a […]
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The powerful winning images from this year’s World Press Photo Awards

Founded in 1955 by a group of Dutch photographers, the World Press Photo contest has grown into one of the world’s most prestigious photography competitions. This year, the competition received 73,044 images taken by 4,548 photographers from 125 different countries. Some of the most striking news moments frozen in time […]
The powerful winning images from this year’s World Press Photo Awards
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