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Property stocks drop as Hong Kong shares slip in mixed Asia trade; Australia's inflation rises

Property stocks drop as Hong Kong shares slip in mixed Asia trade; Australia’s inflation rises

SINGAPORE — Real estate stocks in Hong Kong dropped as Asia-Pacific markets traded mixed on Wednesday. Australia’s inflation rose and investors looked forward to the Fed’s policy decision. Property firm Country Garden’s stock plunged 15.05% after it said it would raise 2.8 billion Hong Kong dollars ($360 million) by selling 870 million new shares. The …

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More Street Fighter 6 footage from Japan Expo 2022 gives us a look at Jamie's spacing and a new link for Chun-Li

More Street Fighter 6 footage from Japan Expo 2022 gives us a look at Jamie’s spacing and a new link for Chun-Li

Things have been a little quiet on the Street Fighter 6 front at Japan Expo 2022, but even though there hasn’t been any reveals or announcements yet (and there probably won’t be), we’re still seeing some new footage of the game …

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China stocks lead gains as Asia markets rise; Singapore tightens monetary policy

China stocks lead gains as Asia markets rise; Singapore tightens monetary policy

SINGAPORE — Mainland China markets led gains in Asia-Pacific on Thursday as Australia’s unemployment rate fell and Singapore tightened its monetary policy. The Shenzhen Component reversed losses to rise 1.259%, with energy stocks rising 3.68% according to Eikon data. The Shanghai Composite was up 0.31% and the CSI 300, which tracks the largest mainland-listed stocks, …

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Panasonic to invest billions in Kansas with new Tesla battery plant

Panasonic to invest billions in Kansas with new Tesla battery plant

Panasonic Holdings is set to invest several billion dollars in Kansas with a new electric vehicle battery factory.Gov. Laura Kelly announced the new factory will be located in De Soto.A news release from the governor’s office said the project is expected to create up to 4,000 new jobs and result in an investment of up …

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Siberia or Japan? Expert Google Maps Players Can Tell at a Glimpse.

Siberia or Japan? Expert Google Maps Players Can Tell at a Glimpse.

An unremarkable stretch of highway and trees, as seen on Google Maps’ Street View, appeared on the screen. It could have been anywhere from Tasmania to Texas. “This is going to be south Philippines, somewhere on this road down here,” Trevor Rainbolt said instantly, clicking on a location on a map of the world that …

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These major economies are headed into recession in the next 12 months, Nomura says

These major economies are headed into recession in the next 12 months, Nomura says

Thomas Calomiris, a third generation produce vendor, weighs an onion at Eastern Market as the US struggles with rising inflation May 20, 2022, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Many of the world’s leading economies will fall into a recession within the next 12 months as central banks move to aggressively …

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Internet Explorer shutdown to cause Japan problems ‘for months’

Internet Explorer shutdown to cause Japan problems ‘for months’

Microsoft said farewell to Internet Explorer on June 16, stirring a sense of panic among many businesses and government agencies in Japan that waited to update their websites until the last minute. Since April, Tokyo-based software developer Computer Engineering & Consulting (CEC) has been inundated with requests for help. Those customers are mostly government agencies, …

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Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s (7203.T) chief lobbied the Japanese government to make clear it supported hybrid vehicles as much as battery electrics or face losing the auto industry’s support, a senior lawmaker told a ruling party meeting. The lobbying by Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota and chairman of the Japan Automobile …

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15-year-old Steve competitor from Japan defeats multiple top players at The Gimvitational, now some are calling for Steve's ban

15-year-old Steve competitor from Japan defeats multiple top players at The Gimvitational, now some are calling for Steve’s ban

Over this past weekend, a major Super Smash Bros. Ultimate event — The Gimvitational — was hosted by GimR and Video Game Boot Camp that promised a prize pool of over $34,000. This wasn’t a typical major event though as players …

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Japan edges closer to intervention in yen

Japan edges closer to intervention in yen

South Korean won, Chinese yuan and Japanese yen notes are seen on U.S. 100 dollar notes in this picture illustration taken in Seoul, South Korea, December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Japan says ‘concerned’ about sharp yen falls Top currency diplomat says ‘all options on table’ Tokyo …

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