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Past articles by Joanna:

India's HDFC Bank completes $40 billion takeover of the country's largest mortgage lender. Here’s what it means

The HDFC-HDFC Bank merger took effect on July 1, following shareholder and regulatory approvals. → Read More

Sergio Ermotti returns as UBS CEO to oversee Credit Suisse takeover

Sergio Ermotti will replace current CEO Ralph Hamers, who is set to remain at UBS to advise the bank during the transition period, UBS said. → Read More

Nancy Pelosi says her husband 'continues to improve' after life-threatening attack

In her first public comments since her husband was attacked, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her family was "heartbroken and traumatized" by the brutal assault. → Read More

Zelenskyy warns of 'particularly cruel' Russian attack as Ukraine celebrates Independence Day

Ukraine's president warned Russia could do something "particularly cruel" as Ukraine celebrates Independence Day on Wednesday, six months since Moscow's invasion. → Read More

Beijing loyalist John Lee will be Hong Kong's next leader

John Lee, a Beijing loyalist, has been picked to be the city's next chief executive. Bloomberg | Getty Images John Lee, a Beijing loyalist, has been elected as Hong Kong's next Chief Executive. "I extend my sincere congratulations to Mr John Lee on his successful election and later today, I will submit a report of the election result to the Central People's Government," outgoing Chief Executive… → Read More

Elon Musk says he confronted Bill Gates about shorting Tesla

In a tweet on Friday, the Tesla CEO admitted that he asked Gates if he was short-selling shares of the electric carmaker. → Read More

Elon Musk says Twitter Blue subscribers should be able to pay with dogecoin

Elon Musk has suggested changes to Twitter Blue — including a price cut, the option to pay in dogecoin and banning ads. → Read More

Ukraine's Zelenskyy Appeals to Russians; Officials Say Mariupol Art School Bombed

It’s been more than three weeks since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine. → Read More

Oil prices jump as Russia launches attack on Ukraine

Brent crude hit $100 before easing on Thursday, after Russia announced it would launch a military action in Ukraine and reports surfaced of explosions in Kyiv. → Read More

No cases of new omicron Covid variant in the U.S., CDC says

"We expect Omicron to be identified quickly, if it emerges in the U.S.," according to the statement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. → Read More

China orders Tencent Music to give up exclusive label rights as Beijing crackdown continues

China's antitrust regulator ordered Tencent to give up its exclusive music licensing rights with international record labels and slapped a fine on the company → Read More

Here are the highlights from the heated exchange between the U.S. and China in Alaska

U.S.-China talks in Alaska got off to a rough start, with both sides chiding and reprimanding each other in an unusual public display of tensions. → Read More

Singapore-Hong Kong 'travel bubble' flights will carry on despite rise in Hong Kong's coronavirus cases

The air travel bubble arrangements between Singapore and Hong Kong will continue on Sunday, but with additional precautionary measures imposed. → Read More

Trump's blood oxygen level 'dropped rapidly' on Friday sparking health concerns, Meadows says

President Donald Trump's oxygen level fell rapidly on Friday morning fueling concerns about his health, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Saturday night. → Read More

U.S. President Donald Trump's younger brother Robert has died, the White House announced

Republican president-elect Donald Trump (R) hugs his brother Robert Trump after delivering his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, has passed away, the White House said in a statement late Saturday. "It is with heavy heart I… → Read More

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross hospitalized

Ross started working remotely as coronavirus began to spread in the United States. The former banker and private equity investor was working from his home in Florida in late March. → Read More

From stateless to displaced, the Rohingya are still searching for hope years after fleeing Myanmar

The Rohingya are among the world's most persecuted ethnic minorities — haunted by the past and denied a future. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: US lawmakers urge support for Taiwan's bid to join WHO

U.S. lawmakers are calling for more than 50 countries to support Taiwan's inclusion in the World Health Organization, as nations should place the fight against the pandemic above politics, according to Reuters. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Singapore reports a record high of 942 new cases

Singapore added another 942 new coronavirus cases bringing the total number of cases in the city-state to 5,992. → Read More

Coronavirus live updates: China mourns the deaths of those killed by the pandemic

The national day of mourning in China will see people across the country observe 3 minutes of silence at 10 a.m. Beijing time. → Read More