Asia’s Deadliest Roads Are Getting $2.8 Billion Makeover

The home to Asia’s deadliest roads may have found a way to make its highways safer using rubber — while helping the economy in the process. Thailand is the world’s biggest producer of rubber. But a drop in demand from global automakers has driven down the price. Millions of Thai growers and tappers are being squeezed by the need for […]

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On Covid-19 and Protests, Some Good News

On Tuesday morning, cars and pedestrians lined up for free Covid-19 tests in south Minneapolis, six blocks from where George Floyd was killed last month. As protests flared after his death, Minnesota’s Department of Health had set up the testing site and encouraged demonstrators to visit in hopes of stemming a potential new outbreak. Long lines at this center and […]

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Anthony Bourdain’s Trick for Great Steak Tartare Isn’t About the Meat

Editor’s Note: As more people are working from home, Bloomberg Pursuits is running a weekly Lunch Break column that will highlight a notable recipe from a favorite cookbook and the hack that makes them genius.  The food world could use Anthony Bourdain right now.  It’s oxymoronic to call out an older white guy at this moment, when we’re desperately in need of diverse voices. […]

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At $18,000 Per Banker, Cost of Returning to Wall Street Will Sting

Editor’s Note: No city is more important to America’s economy than New York, and none has been hit harder by the coronavirus. “NYC Reopens” examines life in the capital of capitalism as the city takes its first halting steps toward a new normal. After three months in lockdown, Wall Street is getting ready to go back to the office. But […]

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‘Defence is a permanent start-up’

‘India should take up defence manufacturing in a more serious manner and encourage greater private participation.’ “I am not for opening up defence to FDI. No foreign company is going to put in 74 per cent and give you the latest in technology,” S N Subrahmanyan, MD and CEO, Larsen & Tourbo, tells Amritha Pillay. When do you see things […]

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Wall Street Aims To Bounce Back

Market sentiments on Friday might be influenced by reports on import and export prices and consumer sentiment. Traders are also likely to keep an eye on news on the coronavirus front. Asian shares finished lower, while European shares are trading higher. Initial signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open broadly higher. As of 8.10 am […]

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American Airlines bans passenger who refused to wear a face mask

Fox Business Flash top headlines for June 18 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. American Airlines has temporarily banned a passenger who they kicked off a flight Wednesday after he refused to wear a face mask. Continue Reading Below Brandon Straka, a popular conservative activist, had just boarded a plane at LaGuardia Airport on Wednesday […]

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Los Angeles County Coronavirus Update: Region Passes Grim 3,000 Deaths Mark As Bars, Tattoo Parlors And Nail Salons Are Allowed To Reopen

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed on Thursday that the region has surpassed the grim milestone of 3,000 confirmed deaths from coronavirus. Just days before, California as a whole surpassed 5,000 deaths. The revelation came on the same day that Governor Gavin Newsom announced that masks would be required in all public spaces — with a few […]

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