Hong Kong's economy shrank by 3.5 percent in 2022, with exports plunging and the city's worst-ever coronavirus outbreak battering businesses, the government announced Wednesday, while saying it hoped China's reopening would spur a recovery.China's decision to reopen its borders in December sparked hopes of a recovery for Hong Kong, the government spokesperson said Wednesday, adding that the city's services sector would benefit from "an expected strong rebound of inbound tourism".
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A new entry into the pantheon of dodgy airline names has taken to the skies. Bonza, an Australian low-cost carrier with a business model likened to Ryanair, flew from its its Sunshine Coast base to the Whitsundays on Tuesday using a 737-8 Max christened ‘Shazza’. Dubbed the “bogan” airline, the inaugural service featured hotdogs on the in-flight menu and plenty of purple budgie smugglers.
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Some 450,000 students attending HBCUs and 8 million students at minority-serving institutions received aid from Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan.
Shares in the Indian tycoon Gautam Adani's flagship firm nosedived again on Wednesday as its owner dropped out of the Forbes top 10 rich list following allegations of massive accounting fraud.Adani's personal fortune has plummeted by more than $40 billion in the same period, according to the real-time Forbes list, dropping him out of the top 10 and below fellow Indian Mukesh Ambani.
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More than 1,000 people have pleaded guilty or have been convicted on federal charges of defrauding the myriad COVID-19 relief programs that Congress established in the early days of the pandemic. The House Committee on Oversight and Accountability is holding its first hearing in the new Congress on fraud and waste in federal pandemic spending. Congress approved about $4.6 trillion in spending from six coronavirus relief laws, beginning in March 2020 when Donald Trump was president.
The consumer price index for the 20 countries that use the euro currency fell to 8.5% in January from a year earlier, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said Wednesday. It's the first report on consumer prices that includes data from Croatia, which joined the eurozone on Jan. 1. Inflation in Europe has now slowed for the third month in a row, falling from a record high of 10.6% in October.
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President Joe Biden will also urge Congress to pass legislation limiting fees that ticket brokers, airlines and resorts tack onto customers' bills.