By Raffaele Del Gatto

Duterte says presidency not for women, tells daughter not to run

by BLOOMBERG Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte advised his daughter against running to succeed him in the 2022 election, saying the presidency “is not for women.” In a televised speech on Thursday, the president said Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte “is not running” in the next election eve…

The Malaysian Reserve

World No. 2 Shori Hamada loses to nemesis Madeleine Malonga at Doha Masters

World No. 2 Shori Hamada won silver in the women’s 78-kg category for Japan’s only medal on Wednesday, the final day of the invitation-only International…

The Japan Times

Jimmy Butler Told You So

For years he was maligned as a difficult teammate. Then Jimmy Butler found his ideal home with the Miami Heat—and suddenly he was challenging LeBron’s Lakers in the Finals and becoming the breakout star of the bubble. So who changed: was it us or Jimmy Butler?…

GQ Italy

Pope Francis, ex-pope Benedict get virus vaccines: Vatican

by AFP VATICAN CITY – Both Pope Francis and his predecessor, former pope Benedict XVI, have received the coronavirus vaccine, the Vatican said on Thursday. “I can confirm that, as part of the Vatican City State vaccination programme to date, the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has bee…

The Malaysian Reserve

Nomura, Sparx to form company to invest in unlisted firms

by BLOOMBERG Nomura Holdings Inc. is teaming up with Japanese asset manager Sparx Group Co. to form a company that will invest in unlisted companies. The move is part of Nomura’s efforts to do more business in private markets, where it sees potential for growth. It will also give individ…

The Malaysian Reserve

Trump confronts political future with burden of historic rebuke

U.S. President Donald Trump’s political future suffered a grave blow Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives impeached him for a second time, an unprecedented…

The Japan Times

U.S. House impeaches Trump for a second time after Capitol riot

The vote in the Democratic-controlled House was 232-197, with 10 Republicans joining the Democrats in backing impeachment as the president’s fate rests with Senate…

The Japan Times

Hong Kong’s first website takedown under national security law confirmed

by AFP HONG KONG – A Hong Kong internet provider said Thursday it had blocked access to a website following a police order, the first confirmed takedown using a new national security law imposed by Beijing last year. Unlike mainland China, Hong Kong has open internet access, but critics…

The Malaysian Reserve

Scott Pilgrim Game Shops | Which items to buy and where to find secret shops

Scott Pilgrim vs The World: The Game isn’t a stroll in Hillcrest Park. As you scrap through intense levels filled with kung-fu hipsters, hazards aplenty, and Ramona’s 7 evil ex-boyfriends, you’ll come across a variety of shops and items to spend your hard-earned coins on. If you’re going…

VG247

Thousands with virus unaware as cases soar

Thousands of people with Covid-19 may be being missed and unaware they have the infection as the daily death toll from the virus continues to mount, it emerged yesterday…

Independent.ie

Norwegian Air ends long-haul flights, talks of state involvement

Norwegian Air plans to close its long-haul operation and focus on a scaled-down European business, adding on Thursday that it had restarted talks with the government about possible government aid for its restructuring…

Independent.ie

WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate pandemic origins

A global team of researchers arrived on Thursday in the Chinese city where Covid-19 was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into the origins of the pandemic…

Independent.ie

Tesco matches rivals with Christmas sales surge

Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, on Thursday followed rivals in reporting buoyant Christmas trading, as pandemic restrictions meant people splashed out on celebrations at home…

Independent.ie

Journeys of hope: what will migration routes into Europe look like in 2021?

Thousands of people, many fleeing persecution and conflict, will risk everything this year, seeking a new life of freedom and opportunity In 2020, tens of thousands of migrants crossed desert and sea, climbed mountains and walked through forests to reach what has become an increasingly i…

the Guardian

Hong Kong: 11 more national security arrests over attempted boat escape to Taiwan

Eleven people, aged 18 to 72, held on suspicion of helping 12 democracy activists flee by boat last yearHong Kong police have arrested 11 people under the national security law for allegedly helping 12 pro-democracy activists accused of attempting to flee the city by boat for Taiwan last…

the Guardian

South Korea top court upholds 20-year prison sentence for former president Park

Park Geun-hye has denied wrongdoing in the corruption charge that led to her downfall in 2017, but several courts have upheld the initial ruling including a retrial last year…

Global News

The UK and EU are headed for bad-tempered rivalry, unless we can avert it | Timothy Garton Ash

For all the ‘sovereignty’ it has gained, post-Brexit Britain will be trapped in a future of permanent negotiationAfter Brexit, Britain and the EU face the Gore Vidal trap. As the waspish American writer once said: “It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.” There is now a powerful p…

the Guardian

Universal Studios Japan Delays Super Nintendo World Again Due To Covid-19

Super Nintendo World, the Mario and friends themed area at Universal Studios Japan, was scheduled to open next month on February 4. However, due to the state of emergency declared in Osaka, it will not.Read more…

Kotaku

Trump endures historic 2nd impeachment in silence, mostly alone at White House

Abandoned by some in his own party and without his Twitter account, Trump could do nothing but watch history unfold on television…

Global News

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game Complete Edition is now available on Google Stadia

The classic arcade-style multiplayer fighting game Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game has returned and is available now for Google Stadia. more… The post Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game Complete Edition is now available on Google Stadia appeared first on 9to5Google…

9to5Google

Lawyer among latest group of people arrested under Hong Kong national security law

The fresh wave of arrests comes a week after police arrested 55 pro-democracy activists under the new national security law…

Global News

Former HR manager and World Editor of International Business Times Italy (Newsweek media group). Now CEO and Founder of The Business Globalist and Jobs Into Media.

Raffaele Del Gatto is a geek person obsessed by innovation, interested in geopolitics, economics and management, passionate about trading and video games.