Hello Kitty parent company Sanrio’s shares surge on Alibaba deal

Shares in Sanrio shot up as much as 15 per cent on Thursday morning after the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty struck a licensing deal with Chinese ecommerce group Alibaba…

The reinvention of Hong Kong

When Tony Lai opened his first Aji Ichiban snack store in Hong Kong in 1993, a British flag flew on top of Government House and China’s gross domestic product per…

Trump legal adviser Pat Cipollone receives subpoena from January 6 committee

The committee investigating last year’s attack on the US Capitol has summoned Donald Trump’s former White House counsel to testify following revelations about his central role in the events of…

R&B singer R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

A New York judge sentenced R&B singer Robert Kelly to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse offenses and racketeering. Kelly, known professionally as R Kelly, was convicted last September…

Live news updates: US agrees $3.2bn deal for Pfizer boosters that target Omicron

US agrees $ 3.2bn deal for Pfizer boosters that target Omicron Jamie Smyth in New York The Biden Administration has agreed a $ 3.2bn deal to buy 105mn doses of…

Get a read on supply chain news from Maersk CEO Søren Skou

What it takes to stay steady when a global pandemic and war kick up massive waves. Read More Source link

Plan B is in such high demand after Roe v. Wade was overturned that Amazon has limited purchases

Plan B One-Step, a brand-name contraceptive that contains the active ingredient levonorgestrel, has been limited to three product purchases per customer Read More Source link

Meta is taking down posts about abortion pills on Facebook and Instagram, saying they violate its community standards policy

In the wake of Roe, the easiest way for many people to access abortion is now via pills ordered online. But if you don’t already know that, it may be…

Crypto lending platform BlockFi sought a $5 billion valuation a year ago, but a leaked call reveals it’s valued at less than $500 million now

On its investor call, crypto investment firm Morgan Creek also revealed BlockFi’s loan to liquidating hedge fund Three Arrows Capital was $ 1 billion, and it was overcollateralized by 30%.…

Raducanu follows Williams with early exit from Wimbledon

Emma Raducanu has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round, sapping the tournament of star power and dealing a blow to the bevy of big-name sponsors who back…