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International News

Singapore may welcome tourists to revive virus-hit air hub

Bloomberg Singapore could consider opening its borders to tourists in an effort to attract more traffic into its once-bustling airport. The city-state could unilaterally allow passengers from certain countries or regions that have kept virus cases at similar or lower levels than Singapore, Ong Ye Kung, the newly appointed transport ...

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Germany’s Olaf proposes $12bn plan to ensure jobs

Bloomberg German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz proposed extending job-preserving subsidies during the coronavirus crisis to 24 months, saying the measure would cost the government an extra $12 billion. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government re-launched short-time compensation to shield workers and companies in Germany from massive job cuts during the pandemic. The ...

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President Trump orders TikTok’s Chinese parent to sell its US assets

Bloomberg President Donald Trump has ordered the Chinese owner of the popular music video app TikTok to sell its US assets, citing national security concerns and delivering the latest salvo in his standoff with Beijing. Trump’s decision came after an investigation by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, ...

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