BOJ likely to warn of hit from Asia bottlenecks on exports, output

The Bank of Japan is expected to offer a slightly bleaker view on exports and output this month, or warn of heightening risks from supply disruptions caused by factory shutdowns in Southeast Asia, said sources familiar with its thinking. The gloomier assessment, combined with weaker-than-expected consumption in August due to coronavirus curbs, could cast doubt […]

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Las Vegas police find dozens of boa constrictors in home

Las Vegas police found 30 boa constrictors in a home and then determined that nothing was amiss. Investigators came across the snakes Tuesday during an unspecified law enforcement investigation and promptly called Clark County Animal Control, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. The county agency responded “and determined the possession of the animals was not criminal,” […]

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Classifying EGFR mutations by structure offers better way to match non-small cell lung cancer patients to treatments

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that grouping epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations by structure and function provides an accurate framework to match patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to the right drugs. The findings, published today in Nature, identify four subgroups of mutations and introduce a […]

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China tells delivery, ride-hailing firms to better protect workers

Chinese government officials, in the latest show of regulatory vigour, told leading delivery and ride-hailing companies on Friday to improve how they distributed incomes and ensure rest periods for workers. The officials delivered that message during a meeting with ten companies, including Meituan (3690.HK), Didi Global (DIDI.N), Alibaba Group’s (9988.HK) Ele.me and Tencent Holdings (0700.HK), […]

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