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Philippines Suspends Dengue Shots After Drug Firm’s Warning

MANILA — The Philippines suspended its school-based dengue immunization program on Friday after the French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi warned that its flagship vaccine, Dengvaxia, had been found to pose health risks in people not previously infected. The suspension came after ...

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China Eases Limits on Foreign Stakes in Financial Firms

BEIJING — Hours after President Trump left China with a warning about its trade practices, Beijing threw him — and Wall Street — a bone. The Chinese government said on Friday that it would relax or remove a broad range ...

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JPMorgan sees more Saudi firms looking at overseas listings

ABU DHABI: JPMorgan is in early talks with Saudi Arabian companies about overseas listings, its investment bank chief said, raising the possibility that more firms could join oil giant Saudi Aramco in seeking an international flotation.JPMorgan is among the banks ...

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Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

Media playback is unsupported on your device US lawmakers are eyeing new rules for tech companies, citing concerns over Russia’s use of social media platforms during the 2016 election. The current approach is “not working”, Republican Senator Lindsay Graham said. ...

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New Zealand firms up ban on foreign house buyers

Related Articles WELLINGTON, New Zealand: The New Zealand government firmed up plans Tuesday to prevent foreigners from buying houses in the country, saying it wanted the new law in place early next year.New Labour Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she ...

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US warning about attacks on energy and industrial firms

WASHINGTON: The US government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.The Department of Homeland Security and ...

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Israel carries out ‘large-scale’ raids on Palestinian media firms

HEBRON, Palestinian Territories: Israeli forces raided Palestinian media offices across the occupied West Bank overnight in what a military spokeswoman on Wednesday called a “large-scale operation” against incitement.The raids on eight companies came hours after the Israeli government declared that ...

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China Seeks Small Stakes in, and More Sway Over, Online Firms

HONG KONG — Some ambitious Chinese online media companies have won backing from a very powerful investor: the Chinese government itself. Two small companies — a military-news site called Tiexue and a news aggregator called Zaker — have recently offered ...

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