Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

South Korea struggles to lure factories home from China

South Korea is struggling to lure companies with operations overseas back to the country despite expanded incentives aimed at helping local factories compete with China and south-east Asia. Park Young-sun, minister for small to medium-sized enterprises and start-ups, said the government was redoubling efforts to encourage companies to return home, …

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Andy Capp – 8th September 2020

Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day. See previous Andy Capp’s or visit his Facebook page.

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MARKET REPORT: Pharma giants boosted as Covid-19 vaccine hopes grow

Markets started the week on the front foot as pharmaceuticals firms large and small made strides in the battle to beat Covid-19. FTSE 100 rivals Astrazeneca and Glaxosmithkline rose as investors cheered news about their respective coronavirus vaccines. Astrazeneca struck a deal with Australian group CSL, which will manufacture 3.8m …

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Thomas Cook set to return as an online-only travel agent

Thomas Cook’s Chinese owner plans to relaunch the 178-year-old brand in the midst of the biggest crisis the tourism industry has ever seen. As airlines and tour operators battle for survival, conglomerate and investment firm Fosun plans to bring back the holiday company as an online travel agent, a year …

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ALEX BRUMMER: Division over BT’s future

BT shares briefly rallied at the end of August when it was revealed the telecoms group is bolstering its investment banking advice with the recruitment of Goldman Sachs. Since then the stupor has returned, and with the shares at 103.5p in latest trading, it now values the nation’s telecoms champion …

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