Myanmar security forces opened fire in several places to break up anti-junta protests and several people were hurt, media reported, a day after a regional diplomatic push to end the month-long crisis made little headway.
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UK's Sunak to promise 'whatever it takes' in new COVID budget plan
Britain's finance minister Rishi Sunak will promise on Wednesday to do "whatever it takes", including a five-month extension of a huge jobs rescue plan, to steer the economy through what he hopes will be the final months of COVID restrictions.
One in five Chinese Australians report attacks or threats amid pandemic, rising tensions
One in five Chinese Australians say they have been physically threatened or attacked in the past year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions in Australia's relationship with China, a survey by the Lowy Institute think tank reported.
Samsung considers four sites in U.S. for $17 billion chip plant: documents
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is considering two sites in Arizona and another one in New York in addition to Austin, Texas, for a new $17 billion chip plant, according to documents filed with Texas state officials.
OPEC oil has advantage over U.S. shale during pandemic recovery
The once-brash U.S. shale industry, which spent profusely in recent years to grab market share, is now focused on preserving cash, putting it at a disadvantage to low-cost OPEC producers as the global economy begins to gear up again.
Biden calls on states to prioritize vaccinations for teachers
President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on U.S. states to prioritize COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers to ensure children could return to school quickly and safely, and said every educator should receive at least one shot by the end of March.
Analysis: Spike in bond yields dented some hedge fund February returns
A sharp spike in bond yields last week caught some hedge funds unaware, and saw macro and long-short funds in general give back February profits to end the month modestly up, several market participants said.
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