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With Tesla batteries and Japan's largest hydrogen tank, Panasonic is testing a factory of the future

With Tesla batteries and Japan’s largest hydrogen tank, Panasonic is testing a factory of the future

As a bullet train speeds by in the background, a tank of liquid hydrogen towers over solar panels and hydrogen fuel cells at Panasonic’s Kusatsu plant in Japan. Combined with a Tesla Megapack storage battery, hydrogen and solar can provide enough electricity to power the site’s Ene-Farm fuel cell plant. Hornyak Team As high-speed trains …

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Hong Kong stocks briefly climb 2%;  China releases inflation data in line with expectations

Hong Kong stocks briefly climb 2%; China releases inflation data in line with expectations

Hong Kong movers: Real estate and tech stocks rise as optimism reopens CNBC Pro: Wall Street says a recession is coming. An investment pro names her favorite stocks to resist Wall Street pros are increasingly sounding the alarm about an impending recession. As economic growth slows and inflation stays high for longer, how should investors …

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Hong Kong shares rise nearly 3% after reports say city plans to ease Covid rule

Hong Kong shares rise nearly 3% after reports say city plans to ease Covid rule

Hong Kong plans to scrap outdoor mask rules: report Fitch expects house prices in Australia and China to fall in 2023 Fitch Ratings expects house prices in Australia to fall significantly by 7% to 10% next year, it said in its latest outlook report. The agency also predicts that house prices in China will fall …

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Hong Kong shares jump 3% as China relaxes some virus rules

Hong Kong shares jump 3% as China relaxes some virus rules

Morgan Stanley overweight Chinese stocks Morgan Stanley strategists raised its recommendation for Chinese stocks to overweight, according to a Sunday note. The upgrade marks the end of the company’s equal weight position in Chinese stocks that it has held for nearly two years, strategists led by Laura Wang said. Morgan Stanley noted that several factors …

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Singapore and New York are the most expensive cities to live in, according to EIU

Singapore and New York are the most expensive cities to live in, according to EIU

New York, along with Singapore, is the most expensive city to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit. Alexander Spatari | time | Getty Images Singapore has again been ranked as the most expensive city to live in, sharing first place with New York this year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). This …

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Asia-Pacific Markets Rise, Japanese Yen Strengthens as Fed Signals Lower Rises

Asia-Pacific Markets Rise, Japanese Yen Strengthens as Fed Signals Lower Rises

Japanese yen strengthens after Powell’s comment on small bulls Temasek’s $245m FTX loss ‘damaged reputation’ of Singapore, Deputy PM says Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong says the state’s sovereign wealth fund’s loss of $275 million investment in collapsed crypto exchange FTX is “disappointing and has caused reputational damage” of the city-state. But the loss …

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A urine sample is added to a Petri dish with dozens of tiny worms, which have been genetically engineered to swim away from traces of pancreatic cancer

Scientists develop world’s first test for pancreatic cancer – using tiny worms that detect tumors

Scientists have developed the world’s first early detection test for pancreatic cancer, which uses worms to detect tumors. According to its creators, the test – rolled out this month in Japan – is 100% accurate at detecting cancer and can detect it in its early stages. Tokyo-based biotech company Hirotsu Bio Science hopes to bring …

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Chinese factory activity fell the most since April;  Asia-Pacific markets are predominantly high

Chinese factory activity fell the most since April; Asia-Pacific markets are predominantly high

Chinese factory activity beats expectations and contracts for second straight month China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index for November came in at 48, below the 50-point mark that separates growth from contraction. That’s below analysts’ expectations polled by Reuters, who had forecast a reading of 49. October’s PMI was 49.2. PMI readings are sequential and …

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Cheer, sing, clean up: Japan takes out the trash and the others get the clue

Cheer, sing, clean up: Japan takes out the trash and the others get the clue

AL RAYYAN, Qatar — The final whistle sounded on Sunday afternoon, and Japanese fans who had just spent hours bouncing around in the scorching midday sun allowed themselves a moment to wallow in the disappointment of defeat 1 -0 of their team against Costa Rica. But the moment quickly passed and the blue garbage bags …

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Keysher Fuller’s late strike stuns Japan and revives World Cup in Costa Rica

Ahmad bin Ali Stadium erupted for two reasons when Keysher Fuller’s 14-yard strike proved too high for goalkeeper Shuichi Gonda. The Costa Ricans were delighted to see not only the winner but also their country’s first shot on target at Qatar 2022 after Luis Fernando Suárez’s side drew in the 7-0 loss to Spain. This …

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