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Australian tycoon gives US$300m to charities

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Australian tycoon gives US$300m to charities

- IRON ore mining magnate Andrew Forrest said yesterday he was donating A$400 million (US$300 million) to charities in what has been described as a new record in Australian philanthropy. Forrest, the 55-year-old chairman of Fortescue Metal Group, and his wife, Nicola, announced the money will be spent on cancer research, Australian university research, supporting disadvantaged people, including Aborigines, and fighting slavery around the world

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At least 24 injured in hospital explosion in Bangkok

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At least 24 injured in hospital explosion in Bangkok

- AN explosion hit Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok at about 10:00 a.m. local time (0300 GMT) on Monday, injuring at least 24 people. Initial reports said the blast went off at a reception room of retired officials and about 24 people were injured, mostly from being showered with broken window glass, according to Saroch Kheawkhajee, chairman of the Army Medical Department. Three people of the 24 needed further examination, Saroch added

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WannaCry attacks rekindle cyber security concerns with limited loss expected

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WannaCry attacks rekindle cyber security concerns with limited loss expected

- WHILE the global impact of the WannaCry ransomware has dwindled with effective cures after it swept across nearly 150 countries, the serious question that remains is how the world learns from the cyberattacks to improve global commitment to cyber security. The global cyberattacks caused by the cyber virus WannaCry, which broke out on May 12, could be the biggest of its kind ever recorded, experts say

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French tycoon Tapie ordered to pay back 400 mln euros to state

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French tycoon Tapie ordered to pay back 400 mln euros to state

- FRANCE’S highest court ordered tycoon Bernard Tapie to repay 404 million euros ($449 million) to the state on Thursday in what looked like the end, for him, of a decades-old French legal battle that still reverberates through business and political life. Earlier this year, IMF chief Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence in regard to one of France’s best known “affaires,” and in March, the Paris prosecutor recommended that the head of telecoms group Orange, Stephane Richard, should stand trial for fraud in connection with it

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Politics & Government

  • A jerk in a Trump cap delays Shanghai flight
    A jerk in a Trump cap delays Shanghai flight

    , chinapost.com.tw

    Video on social media showed an unidentified man wearing a red "Make America Great Again" cap heatedly insisting that he was entitled to a seat and arguing with fellow passengers, at one point calling one a "moron" who didn't speak English. The caps were popular in President Donald Trump's campaign. Sunday's incident ended with local airport authorities escorting the man off the plane while angry passengers chanted "Lock him up," cellphone footage showed

    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Politicians |  Donald John Trump | 
    Places: Asia |  E. Asia |  China |  Taiwan |  East |  Shanghai | 

Business

  • French tycoon Tapie ordered to pay back 400 mln euros to state
    French tycoon Tapie ordered to pay back 400 mln euros to state

    , shanghaidaily.com

    FRANCE’S highest court ordered tycoon Bernard Tapie to repay 404 million euros ($449 million) to the state on Thursday in what looked like the end, for him, of a decades-old French legal battle that still reverberates through business and political life. Earlier this year, IMF chief Christine Lagarde was found guilty of negligence in regard to one of France’s best known “affaires,” and in March, the Paris prosecutor recommended that the head of telecoms group Orange, Stephane Richard, should stand trial for fraud in connection with it

    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Money |  Wealth | 
    Places: China |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France | 

Technology

  • Airport in east China acts to control illegal flying of civilian drones
    Airport in east China acts to control illegal flying of civilian drones

    , shanghaidaily.com

    AN airport in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou announced Saturday that it uses new technology to control civilian drones and improve flight safety. The "electric fence" technology will cut signal connection between a drone and its remote controller when the unmanned aircraft is less closer than 10 kilometers to the airport. The drone will not receive further flying signals and will return to its departure site the way it came

    Categories: Technology | 
    Tags: Automaton |  Drones | 
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Health

  • At least 24 injured in hospital explosion in Bangkok
    At least 24 injured in hospital explosion in Bangkok

    , shanghaidaily.com

    AN explosion hit Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok at about 10:00 a.m. local time (0300 GMT) on Monday, injuring at least 24 people. Initial reports said the blast went off at a reception room of retired officials and about 24 people were injured, mostly from being showered with broken window glass, according to Saroch Kheawkhajee, chairman of the Army Medical Department. Three people of the 24 needed further examination, Saroch added

    Categories: Health | 
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Society & Culture

Entertainment & Arts

  • Lewd Trump tape brought TV host's daughter to tears
    Lewd Trump tape brought TV host's daughter to tears

    , shanghaidaily.com

    THE infamous 2005 videotape in which Donald Trump boasts to celebrity interviewer Billy Bush about groping women brought the TV show host's daughter to tears, Bush told ABC on Monday. Bush -- who at the time was with the NBC show "Access Hollywood" -- is seen on the video bantering with Trump, then the billionaire host of the hit reality show "The Apprentice," when the conversation turns to women

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    Tags: Radio & Television | 
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Education

  • Apps and Internet prove lucrative for Chinese college grads: study

    , ecns.cn

    University graduates in China working in positions, including Internet Technical Development and Applications are earning the highest salaries among their graduating classes, according to a report on university graduates' salary situation issued by MyCOS Research Institute. A Chinanews.com report, citing the MyCOS study, says students working in Internet tech and on apps are earning an average of 5,679 yuan per month, half a year after graduation in China

    Categories: Education | 
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Travel & Recreation

Law & Crime

Science & Nature

  • China has no plans to mine Antarctica
    China has no plans to mine Antarctica

    , shanghaidaily.com

    CHINA plans to expand its scientific research in Antarctica in coming years amid worries over the area’s susceptibility to climate change, but it has no immediate plans to mine or develop natural resources that could be exposed as the ice cap shrinks, government officials said yesterday. China’s growing interest in the frozen continent is in the spotlight as it hosts a meeting of more than 40 nations that oversee management of Antarctica under a 1959 treaty

    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Places: Antarctica |  China | 

Life & Style

  • Israel minister's Jerusalem dress sparks online storm
    Israel minister's Jerusalem dress sparks online storm

    , shanghaidaily.com

    ISRAELI Culture Minister Miri Regev triggered a social media storm on Thursday after she attended the Cannes film festival in an evening dress featuring a Jerusalem Islamic shrine. Several tweets altered what one called the “provocative” garment which shows a panorama of the walled Old City in Israeli-occupied east Jerusalem, including the Dome of the Rock, located in the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound

    Categories: Life & Style | 
    Tags: Styles |  Dressing | 
    Places: Asia |  China |  Mideast |  Israel | 

Motoring

  • VW teams up with JAC to make electric cars

    , ecns.cn

    A joint venture between Volkswagen China and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motors) to make electric cars has been approved by Chinese authorities. JAC Motors said Monday that the venture, with a total investment of 5 billion yuan (726 million U.S. dollars), will have the capacity of producing 100,000 electric cars annually. According to the approval, issued by the National Development and Reform Commission, models to be produced by the venture will be made and sold under a new brand and logo

    Categories: Motoring | 
    Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  VW |  Cars |  Electric Cars |  Car Types | 
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Real Estate

  • New home sales fall for 3rd week

    , ecns.cn

    Sluggish momentum continued to linger over home buyers and real estate developers as sales of new houses in Shanghai fell for a third consecutive week. The area of new homes sold, excluding government-funded affordable housing, fell 14 percent from the previous week to 128,800 square meters during the seven-day period ended on Sunday, Shanghai Centaline Property Consultants Co said in a report released yesterday

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