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Pictet Wealth Management is back in Chinese stocks after an 18-month hiatus

The logo of Swiss private bank Pictet appears at a branch office in Zurich, Switzerland on February 2, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wegmann Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – The wealth management arm of Swiss bank Pictet Group is buying back Chinese shares after more than 18 months of …

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China’s increased hydropower is a boon for its climate goals, and energy bills

Water flows over the Zhaoheng Dashiban power plant on the Zhougong River near Ya’an in Sichuan Province, China, August 4, 2018. REUTERS / Damir Sagolj Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A surge in China’s hydropower production this year, buoyed by record rainfall, has helped the world’s biggest …

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Ask SAM: Keeping Pets Safe During Fireworks | local news

Fireworks on the Fourth of July holiday are like American apple pie. But for many pets, especially dogs, the loud noises made by fireworks are frightening and may make them run away. “Noise associated with celebrations, whether from neighbors’ fireworks or large fireworks displays, often causes pets to panic and run away as they try …

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Beloved Venice Sweet Soup Pie reopens as an all-day café | Restaurants | Hudson Valley

Founded in 1984 by Susan “Sue Taylor,” Sweet Sue’s Restaurant on Main Street in Venice was a beloved breakfast and lunch spot, like many other restaurants at the height of the early pandemic, unfortunately closing the store in the summer of 2020. A big part of Sweet Sue’s allure was that it was homely but …

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Column: China’s lockdowns and heavy rain ease coal shortage

A resident and a child look through gaps in barriers in a closed residential area during lockdown, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 10, 2022. REUTERS/Ali Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON (Reuters) – China’s electricity generation saw a rare drop in April and May compared …

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Reports of COVID death at the buffet have been greatly exaggerated

How about a buffet that keeps us back for seconds (and three and four)? Get your weekend readings of ideas A weekly newsletter from the Boston Globe’s ideas division, forged at the intersection of the “what if” and “why not.” The modern American buffet owes its debt to the Scandinavian smorgasbord. The prevalence, which emerged …

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New Hong Kong government retains chief financial officer in sign of continuity

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China on Sunday unveiled new senior officials in Hong Kong under new leader John Lee who vowed to take the global financial hub to new heights, while ignoring concerns about US sanctions. . In a sign of the continuity of the financial industry, which has monitored the appointment closely, Treasury Secretary …

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