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PPE latex glove manufacturer forced to shut half its plants as Covid hits migrant...

By Hal Williams IN A BLEAK Covid irony, the world's largest manufacturer of personal protection latex gloves will shut 28 of its factories — because...
US-China Trade War

Four-car pile-up for Trump Administration: auto makers sue over China import tariffs

THE TRUMP Administration is being sued by car makers Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Volvo over government tariffs on imported Chinese components. Lawsuits naming US trade...
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Press ponders the wisdom and reason for British Steel buy-out

BRITISH Steel late last year announced a “rescue deal” with China's Jingye Group, a move that was expected to safeguard up to 4,000 UK...
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UK car market stalled for fears of ‘emissions laws and Brexit’

NEW UK car registrations in 2019 fell to their lowest level in six years. A total of 2.31m new cars were registered in 2019, down...
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Walking a mile in China’s shoes likely to cost US shoppers dear

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump may figuratively have shot himself in the foot. Another industry is about to become a casualty of America’s escalating trade war...
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Up in arms about arms — DSEI event’s ethical enemies are all set to...

PEACE doesn’t have much of a chance at London’s docklands this week as Europe’s biggest arms fair opens its doors. The Docklands’ Excel centre is...
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Indian corporate giant proves that ethics and success ‘are not mutually exclusive’

In a world where the public at large is increasingly disenchanted and sceptical of corporate business models, the Mahindra Group proves that following business...
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Max woes continue for Boeing, with production halt mooted

BOEING may halt production of the controversial 737 Max because of the aircraft’s grounding in the wake of two fatal accidents. (Click here to see...
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Switcheroo ‘supercars’ draw heat in Brazilian swoop on chop-shop

By Hal Williams YOU only get one chance to make a first impression, they say, and nothing makes a statement like pulling up to your...
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Three stripes and you’re not out: Adidas loses bid to be ‘shoe-nique’

ADIDAS has failed to expand its trademark three-stripe design in Europe because it isn’t distinctive enough. (Click here to see stock prices for the companies...