• Johnson & Johnson CEO testified Baby Powder was safe 13 days before FDA bombshell

    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facing off against a plaintiff’s lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the company’s Chief Executive Alex Gorsky earlier this month insisted that the company’s iconic brand was safe.

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  • Toyota's luxury Lexus brand plans battery EV launch in 2020

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor’s (7203.T) Lexus will launch its first all-battery electric vehicle next year, as the luxury brand races to market a battery-operated car amid growing competition to develop zero-emissions vehicles, the head of the brand said on Wednesday.

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  • Walmart chief seeks stable business environment from India's Modi: ET

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) chief executive has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking certainty and predictability in India’s business environment, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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  • Chinese vice foreign minister says progress made in trade talks with U.S

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks, Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said on Tuesday, and any problem could be resolved as long as both sides respected each other.

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  • Asia looks on bright side of Brexit, trade talks

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares made guarded gains on Tuesday amid optimism about prospects for a Sino-U.S. trade deal, while investors were sanguine yet another vote on Brexit would still avert a hard exit for Britain.

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  • Kuwait’s wealth reaches $405 bn in mid-2019 – Kuwait has 63,000 millionaires

    KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Kuwait’s wealth reached $405 billion in mid-2019, up $60 billion from $390 billion in the middle of last year, up more than 15 percent a year, according to the latest report by Swiss research firm Credit Suisse, reports Al-Anba daily.

     

     

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  • MoH receives 11 reports of price manipulations

    KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Assistant Undersecretary for Medicine Control Affairs in Ministry of Health Dr Abdullah Al-Bader revealed that the ministry received 11 reports of violations related to prices of medicine, reports Al-Rai daily.

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  • Amiri amnesty sought – Pause on form of apology

    KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Former MP Ahmad Al-Shuraian said a group of citizens, politicians and academicians will petition HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to grant general amnesty for those convicted in political opinion cases, whether inside or outside the country, including those who are accused of storming the National Assembly building citing Article 75 of the Constitution, reports Al-Rai daily.

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  • ‘Cleaning campaigns in Farwaniya to continue’ – ‘Call 139 for complaints’

    KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: Kuwait Municipality’s Public Relations Department affirmed the continuation of cleaning campaigns in all areas of Farwaniya Governorate in line with the campaign titled “Keep It Clean” held with the support of Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, and State Minister for Municipal Affairs Fahad Al Shuala and under the direct supervision of Director General of Kuwait Municipality Ahmad Al Manfouhi, reports Al-Seyassah daily.

     
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