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    Virus hands Japan pension fund worst loss since 2008 crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:43pm on July 03, 2020

    Japan’s huge public pension fund, the world’s biggest, said on Friday that it had suffered its largest annual loss since the global financial crisis, as...

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    Google seeks clarification on French news rights ruling

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:41pm on July 03, 2020

    Google said on Friday that it had sought clarification of the ruling that it negotiate with French news publishers to reach a deal on paying...

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    Spain to create 10b euros fund for firms in trouble

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:36pm on July 03, 2020

    Spain’s government said on Friday that it would create a 10 billion euros ($11.2 billion) rescue fund for firms hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis....

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    Green jobs, closing gender gaps key issues for future work: UN

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:29pm on July 03, 2020

    United Nations assistant secretary-general Kanni Wignaraja said that four key issues frame the agenda for future of work — digital transformation, green jobs, reliance of...

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    Fair & Lovely rebranded as Glow & Lovely

    | Updated at 11:02pm on July 02, 2020

    Hindustan Unilever on Thursday said that it had rebranded its skincare brand Fair & Lovely as ‘Glow & Lovely’ after dropping the word fair in...

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    sBusiness.xyz shares tips to keep employees engaged amid COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36pm on July 02, 2020

    sBusiness.xyz provided five ways to keep employees engaged during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic across the country...

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    VW, Adidas, Puma join FB ad boycott

    | Updated at 10:53pm on July 01, 2020

    German giants Volkswagen, Puma and Adidas on Tuesday joined a growing advertiser boycott over hate speech against Facebook, following major consumer companies like Levi’s and...

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    PIA suspended in Europe over fake pilot licence scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 10:49pm on July 01, 2020

    Regulators have barred Pakistan International Airlines from the European Union for six months after the state-run carrier grounded nearly a third of its pilots for...

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    NYT pulls out of Apple News

    | Updated at 11:23pm on June 30, 2020

    The New York Times has become the highest-profile media organisation to leave Apple News, saying the tech giant’s service was not helping achieve the newspaper’s...

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    FY21 begins today with COVID-19 economic uncertainties

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:44pm on June 30, 2020

    The financial year 2020-21 begins today with the coronavirus pandemic-induced unprecedented uncertainties on the economic front with rising poverty and unemployment, slowdown...

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