Huawei’s global 5G expansion

The US decision to ban its companies from using foreign telecoms providers regarded as a security risk is the latest salvo apparently directed against Chinese tech giant Huawei. The US has been at the forefront of an effort to restrict the use of Huawei equipment in 5G mobile networks, citing serious security issues. Huawei is now facing resistance from other […]

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Global pandemic may pose bigger risk than climate change, report says

‘In fact, the modern world of densely-packed cities and intercontinental airplanes provide the perfect conditions for new diseases to spread to huge numbers of people before any sort of effective quarantine could be implemented. ‘Even if perhaps only 20% of the global population became sick at the same time, enough vital services and infrastructure could grind to a halt that […]

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Waller hoping global aspirant comes through in Hong Kong Mile

Chris Waller won’t be in Hong Kong for Comin’ Through’s Sunday mission in the HK$25m (A$4.55m) group 1 Hong Kong Mile but the race will serve as an important international foray as the stable seeks greater global success. Going global: Chris Waller-trained Comin’ Through will tackle the Hong Kong Mile on Sunday.Credit:AAP The eight-time champion Sydney trainer, has nominated 15 […]

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Massive global mafia blitz sees dozens of ‘Ndrangheta mobsters’ arrested in simultaneous raids in Italy, US, Germany, Belgium and South America

At least 90 people were arrested during Operation Pollino and more than three tonnes of cocaine and 140kg of ecstasy was seized. Italian restaurants and ice cream parlours used to launder money were among the premises raided in the top secret operation. Millions of euros in laundered money was also seized at the businesses and homes raided across the four […]

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Arnie follows global fashion with adoption of front-three formation

It's all the rage across Europe's biggest clubs and now the front three is heading Down Under to solve Australia's goal-scoring woes. Attacking trios are the formation of choice at heavyweight teams such as Liverpool, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, as global football steers away from lone-striker formations. Attacking ethos: A front three of Tomi Juric, Tom Rogic and Mathew Leckie […]

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Germany urges global minimum tax for Amazon, Apple and Google

Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants Amazon, Apple and Google  Finance minister Olaf Scholz revealed proposals from Germany and France   Both countries want to make it harder for firms to stash profits in tax havens  But low-tax members  like Ireland are resistant to a minimum tax rate in Europe  Proposals outlined in Scholz’s  guest article for German paper, Welt […]

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