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“The overseas activities of Chinese banks shift up a gear” Article Analysis

https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2020/10/28/the-overseas-activities-of-chinese-banks-shift-up-a-gear During the midterm, class discussions, and even in previous class presentations we have talked about the World Bank, and how its primary purpose is to provide loans and financial assistance to developing countries across the world. This is not the only form of economic financial assistance that occurs in ...

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Alaska Airlines and Microsoft sign partnership to reduce carbon emissions with flights powered by sustainable aviation fuel in key routes

As the world faces a huge climate crisis many large companies are moving towards more sustainable practices as well as pushing for more sustainable development. They are doing this by tweaking the necessary, everyday things they have to do in order to replace them with more sustainable and environmentally friendly ...

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Ransomware Attacks Threaten Patient Privacy

By Rebecca Joseph “Ransomware Attack Hits Universal Health Services” from The Wall Street Journal” https://www.wsj.com/articles/ransomware-attack-hits-universal-health-services-11601341873 September 28, 2020 On Sunday, September 27, Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS) fell victim to a ransomware attack. UHS is one of the largest hospital networks in the nation. They had to shut off computer ...

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