Hong Kong anti-dox bill authorizes blocking of access to social media

The Hong Kong government will gain the power to restrict local access to the world’s largest technology platforms under legislation to punish “doxing” offenses expected to be passed this year.…

Stocks ignore virus worries; The ECB in focus By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electrical panel showing the Nikkei Index outside a brokerage house in a business district in Tokyo, Japan June 21, 2021. REUTERS…

Asian stocks rise, regaining momentum on positive US corporate earnings By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Asia-Pacific stocks were higher Thursday morning, continuing to regain momentum on positive U.S. corporate earnings that allayed concerns about the global economic recovery…

Wall Street banks rush to save China’s IPO pipeline after Didi shock

Global investment banks are rushing to redirect initial public offerings from Chinese groups to Hong Kong after Beijing’s new cybersecurity rules cut off lists of lucrative technologies that were previously…

Australia grants Lynas $ 11 million for new rare earth refining process By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A truck carrying rare earths drives towards Lynas Corp’s Mount Weld processing plant, northeast of Perth, Western Australia, August 23, 2019. REUTERS / Melanie Burton (Reuters)…

NSE’s bond turnover increased by 59% in the first half of the year

Capital markets NSE’s bond turnover increases by 59% in the first half of the year Thursday, July 22, 2021 A securities trader in the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) trading floor…

UK threatens EU to override Northern Ireland protocol

The government should warn the EU that it is ready to bypass the Northern Ireland protocol if Brussels does not agree to make significant concessions and simplify the deal. Lord…

Nairobi to set up 5 additional small claims courts

Economy Nairobi to set up 5 additional small claims courts Thursday, July 22, 2021 Martha Karambu Koome is Kenya’s first female Chief Justice after her appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta…

UK borrows £ 22.8bn as economy recovers faster than expected

The government borrowed £ 22.8 billion last month, the second highest June total on record, as a sharp rise in interest charges on debt offset lower spending on emergency aid…

Canadian union Unifor gives Rio Tinto 72-hour notice of strike By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Rio Tinto logo is displayed on a visitor’s helmet at a borate mine in Boron, California, United States, November 15, 2019. REUTERS / Patrick T.…