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How IPOs by Chinese companies like Ant Financial affect the rate of the Hong Kong dollar

Monday  05:50,   26 october 2020

The demand for the Hong Kong dollar, which is loosely pegged to the US dollar, is currently increasing, so Hong Kong's monetary authority has to intervene regularly. The currency of the Chinese special administrative region could also benefit from... >>>

Health Minister Hajdu says she went maskless at airport only while eating

Monday  04:50,   26 october 2020

OTTAWA — Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu says she took off a face mask at the airport only to eat or drink, following a Twitter post showing her without a face covering at Pearson airport in Toronto. The photo of Hajdu without a mask was posted... >>>

Morocco in turn condemns the publication of the cartoons of Mohammed in France

Monday  04:50,   26 october 2020

© FADEL SENNA / AFP “Freedom of expression cannot, under any reason, justify the insulting provocation and the insulting offense of religion Muslim who has more than two billion faithful in the world, ”said the press release. (Illustration) The... >>>

Chile. The vote in favor of a new Constitution largely in the lead, the president calls for "unity"

Monday  04:50,   26 october 2020

© IVAN ALVARADO / REUTERS At the announcement of the first results, the Chileans gathered en masse, Sunday October 25, 2020, in the streets of the capital Santiago. The vote in favor of a constitutional change in Chile led by far, with more than... >>>

John Horgan says he will work across party lines to find ideas that work for B.C.

Monday  03:51,   26 october 2020

VANCOUVER — Premier John Horgan says his majority New Democrat government is open to exploring new ideas that can help shape British Columbia regardless of their political or geographic origins. B.C. followed New Brunswick on Saturday, becoming the... >>>

Saskatchewan sees record turnout during advance polls

Monday  02:50,   26 october 2020

A total of 185,061 people voted over five days at advance polls says Elections Saskatchewan.Saskatchewan’s 29th general election is on Monday, but voters had between Oct. 20 to Oct. 24 to vote in advance... >>>

OL, a box without the ball

Monday  02:40,   26 october 2020

© Supplied by Sports.fr Les Gones had fun against ASM. Olympique Lyonnais clinched their third success of the season by correcting a Monaco team (4-1) which was catastrophic defensively. Still, the Gones displayed surprisingly low ball possession.... >>>

The best technology bargains even before Black Friday

Monday  02:15,   26 october 2020

© Provided by TVmovie Pre Black Friday The most important thing about Black Friday Black Friday is always the fourth Friday in November, this year November 27th. Black Friday originated in the USA and stands for THE SHopping day par excellence.... >>>

2,145 more coronavirus cases confirmed as Canadian total pushes past 215,000

Monday  01:50,   26 october 2020

So far, 215,884 people in Canada have tested positive for the virus, while the country's death toll stands at 9,946.So far, 215,884 people in Canada have tested positive for the virus, while the country's death toll stands at 9,946. Since the... >>>

Armenia and Azerbaijan once again commit to a truce in Washington

Monday  01:15,   26 october 2020

© Provided by Le Point Armenia and Azerbaijan , whose previous truces have remained a dead letter, have again undertaken to respect from Monday a "humanitarian cease-fire" in the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh, after negotiations in Washington. "The... >>>

Line Renaud on the death of Johnny Hallyday: “He was too young… But Johnny was a suicide”

Monday  01:05,   26 october 2020

© Capture TF1 Line Renaud on the death of Johnny Hallyday: “He was too young… But Johnny was a suicide ” In 2017, Line Renaud was overwhelmed by the disappearance of Johnny Hallyday at the age of 74. In her eyes her death was the result of... >>>

‘I won that fight,’ N.S. boxer Custio Clayton says after majority draw in championship title

Sunday  23:50,   25 october 2020

Nova Scotian Custio Clayton fought Kazakhstani boxer Sergey Lipinets in his U.S. debut on Saturday night. Nova Scotia boxer Custio Clayton fought for the international welterweight title to a majority draw, but says he knows he won the fight.... >>>

Feds urged to act as data suggests COVID-19 making it hard for veterans to get help

Sunday  23:50,   25 october 2020

OTTAWA — The federal government is being criticized for not doing enough to help disabled veterans as new figures appear to confirm fears that COVID-19 has made it more difficult for them to apply for financial assistance. The figures from Veterans... >>>

Braid: Premier Kenney's tough line on separatism is the only course

Sunday  23:50,   25 october 2020

Alberta separatism wasn’t on the formal agenda at the UCP convention last weekend, but it was the one subject that seemed to make Premier Jason Kenney edgy. In a bearpit session on Zoom a delegate asked Kenney a heavily loaded question. If the... >>>

CDU: The show should come to an end

Sunday  23:50,   25 october 2020

The election of a new party leader will be followed by the difficult free choice of the candidate for chancellor next year. But now the CDU party conference in Stuttgart is on the brink. © Michael Kappeler / dpa Norbert Röttgen (left), Armin... >>>