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August 08, 2020published at 7:00 AMByPearlyn ThamWonderwall.sg Your IC is pink. Your passport is red (unless you are nouveau riche and shroud yours in brown LV monograms). You know your min chang kueh from your ang ku kueh. You know the difference between “stand by bed” and “stand by universe”. And, most importantly, you can…
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Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2020--Health technology company Bloomer Tech (Bloomer) today announced that it has raised $3M in a Series Seed funding round. Material Impact, who led the round, was joined by One Brave Idea and several prominent Angels that…
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Chiefs, 49ers, Saints, Ravens. All powerhouses last season. All in excellent position to be so again if the NFL actually gets to play during the coronavirus pandemic.Anyone who believes continuity isn’t an essential part of pro football success will need to re-examine that philosophy.As NFL teams finally get together after an offseason of virtual, well,…
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New WHO analysis finds that out-of-pocket payments for health are a major source of financial hardship for people in Albania. Around 8% of households are pushed into poverty or further impoverished after paying out of pocket and 12% experience catastrophic health spending. The financial hardship caused by out-of-pocket payments is heavily concentrated among poorer parts…
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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"We must reject the perennial prophets of doom" - Mr Trump President Trump made a series of claims about his record in office - on the US economy and on the environment - during his speech to the World Economic Forum at the Swiss resort of Davos.…
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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Richard Pierson (left) and Andy Puddicombe set up the business in 2012 The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Andy Puddicombe and Richard Pierson, co-founders of meditation app Headspace.It was a series of tragedies that sent Andy…
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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichigan protesters decry Covid-19 state of emergency Gun-toting protesters against Michigan's coronavirus lockdown have rallied in the state capitol building.Hundreds of demonstrators, a few of them armed, gathered in Lansing and many did not wear masks or socially distance.Police checked their temperatures before some were allowed into…

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