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Marco Fassone: Why AC Milan didn’t buy Cristiano Ronaldo

AC Milan’s former owner Li Yonghong wanted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo a year before the five-time Ballon d’Or winner joined Juventus, but was persuaded they could not afford him, ex-club chief executive Marco Fassone said on Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics

Samsung may suspend operations at China mobile phone plant

Samsung Electronics is considering suspending operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China due to slumping sales and rising labor costs, the Electronic Times reported on Monday.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s trade beef with China may backfire on meat

A key objective of President Donald Trump’s trade war is to pressure Beijing to “buy American”, but when it comes to millions of dollars of US meat imports, China may simply take its business elsewhere.

Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China

Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China’s draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP on Thursday, in a move decried by human rights activists.

Blatant trade bullying will only backfire

On July 20, the United States threatened to impose tariffs on all US$500bn worth of Chinese imports. Earlier on July 6, the US announced to impose 25 per cent tariffs on US$34bn worth of Chinese goods. On July 11, the US further escalated by announcing a tariff list of Chinese products worth US$200bn.

Tariff war: China replies US on new Donald Trump threat

China will fight back firmly with “qualitative” and “quantitative” measures if the U.S. publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods, the commerce ministry said, accusing the U.S. of initiating a trade war.

Donald Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods

President Donald Trump has threatened that the U.S. would impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods in a revenge trade row.

China praises positive steps in US trade spat

Chinese state media on Monday praised a significant dialing back of trade tensions with Washington, saying Beijing had stood its ground.

Google launches artificial intelligence research centre in China

Alphabet Inc’s Google says on Wednesday it is opening an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in China to target the country’s local talent, even as the United States search firm’s products remain blocked in the country.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar fails to prove President Buhari, family’s involvement in 9mobile, Keystone Bank

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday failed to provide proof of evidence before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his family own substantial shares in 9mobile and Keystone Bank.

Federal government to auction N150 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription N150 billion worth of bonds on February 20.

Itse Sagay: IPOB responsible for burning of card readers in South East

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) on Thursday said he believes that members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are behind the inferno consume the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Awka, Anambra State.
Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel: Atiku Abubakar’s boycott of Ogun is strategic

Deputy Chairman of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization (South), Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Thursday, said the failure of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar, to have a major campaign in Ogun State was strategic.
Tuberculosis

Official: 76% of TB cases in Nigeria undetected

Dr Adebola Lawanson, the National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, has disclosed that out of every estimated 100 persons with Tuberculosis, only 24 are detected in Nigeria.