CES 2022: Tech Show faces dilemma as Covid cases rise and businesses stay at home

CES 2022 organizers are moving forward with plans to host tens of thousands of people in Las Vegas next month, setting up the tech conference as a test for mass business gatherings at a time when the surge cases of Covid-19 are prompting other companies and groups to change plans. …

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Education Ministry plans to expand student loan relief amid skyrocketing Omicron

“Later this week we will announce whether to extend the break,” a spokesperson for the education ministry said in a statement to POLITICO. The administration’s shift in mindset over the fast-approaching February 1 deadline for restarting payments comes as the White House faced a torrent of pressure from Democrats seeking …

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9 to 9: Tuesday TheJournal.ie

Updated 4 minutes ago HELLO. Here’s all the news you need to know to start your day. Kevin lunney 1. In our main article this morning, reporter Garreth MacNamee describes the main locations mentioned in the debates surrounding the kidnapping of Kevin Lunney. Three men were convicted by the Special …

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ED searches Mumbai in smuggling case of red sandalwood, questioned by hub Badshah Malik

The ED conducted research across Mumbai on Monday in a case of smuggling red sanders or smuggling red sandalwood. Kingpin Badshah Malik was picked up by the agency and brought in for questioning. Red sanders are extremely valuable in China, Japan, Europe and America and are only found in India …

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Japanese space tourists land on Earth after ISS travel

12-day trip to the International Space Station reportedly worth more than $ 80 million A rocket carrying a Japanese billionaire, its producer and a Russian cosmonaut landed on Earth on Monday after completing a mission to the International Space Station. Yusaku Maezawa, who started Zozotown, Japan’s largest online fashion retailer, …

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Is Africa’s Largest Creditor Worried About Its Loans?

While several African countries have shown outlook thanks to organic economic growth, others are struggling with huge debts. Many Africans became concerned when several media reported that China, Africa’s largest creditor, seized Uganda’s assets for failing to repay its loans. Although the two parties later demystified claims, it has not …

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“Beitbridge does not have a disaster preparedness strategy”

BY REX MPHISA BEITBRIDGE residents have violated their municipality for lack of disaster preparedness following a series of fire incidents to which local authorities have failed to respond. Their anger was sparked by the failure of Beitbridge firefighters over the weekend to deal with a fire that broke out a …

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Japan’s Stricter Omicron Entry Rules To Last Until New Year

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Saturday that Japan would extend its strict entry rules until at least early next year to prevent the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The government initially said the rules, prohibiting any further entry of foreign nationals into the world and requiring …

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The $ 88,000 Pokémon card: Japanese speculators drive up trading card prices, freeze kids

TOKYO – What’s going on in the world of Pokémon Trading Cards? There are queues at game stores selling the cards in the Japanese capital. Rare cards sell for over 10 million yen (approximately $ 88,000) each. And they have transcended the status of collector’s item to become investment property. …

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How Student Loans Will Work When Student Loan Payments Start Again

President Joe Biden (Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images) Getty Images Here’s what student loan repayment means for your student loans. Here is what you need to know. Student loans After 22 months of unprecedented student loan relief, federal student loan repayments will resume as of February 1. Since …

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