US health officials said they will spend $350 million in four states to study ways to best deal with the nation’s opioid crisis on the local level, with a goal of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent over three years in selected communities in those states.
Geely, China’s highest profile car maker with investments in Volvo and Daimler, launched a premium all-electric car brand “Geometry” on Thursday as it pushes ahead with its plans to boost production of new energy vehicles.
Israeli warplanes have launched attacks against the positions of the Hamas resistance movement in the Gaza Strip, amid weekly protests at the edge of the enclave to assert the right of displaced Palestinians to return to their homeland.
A SpaceX rocket delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit on Friday, completing a two-year campaign by Iridium Communications Inc. to replace its original fleet with a new generation of mobile communication technology and added global aircraft tracking capability.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. on Monday launched a new chipset for use in servers, at a time when China is pushing to enhance its chip-making capabilities and reduce its heavy reliance on imports, especially from the US.
Shanghai-listed Chinese medical tech platform WuXi AppTec launched a Hong Kong listing of up to $1.06 billion, braving weak markets and testing investor sentiment after a string of badly performing IPOs.
Australia will offer Pacific countries up to A$3 billion ($2.18 billion) in grants and cheap loans to build infrastructure, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, as Canberra seeks to counter China’s rising influence in the region. Australia and China have been vying for influence in sparsely populated Pacific island countries that control vast swathes of resource-rich oceans.
Tales of a giant creature lurking beneath the murky waves of Loch Ness have been around for more than 1,500 years — and one academic hopes the marvels of modern science can finally unravel the mystery.