Almona takes over from Yusuf as LCCI DG

The Guardian Nigeria | Jul 2, 2021 at 2:00 AM

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has announced the appointment of Dr. Chinyere Almona as Director-General effective July 1, 2021, following the retirement of Dr. Muda Yusuf at the expiration of his tenure of office.

Didi nets $4.4b from NY float, but faces challenges

China Daily (Europe) | Jul 2, 2021 at 2:00 AM

American depositary shares of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global Inc ended their first trading day on the New York Stock Exchange 1 percent higher at $14.14 on Wednesday (local time), giving the company a market value of about $68 billion, but also sparking talk of a tough business environment ahead.

The Origin of Technosignatures

Scientific American | Jul 2, 2021 at 2:00 AM

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence stands out in the quest to find life elsewhere because it assumes that certain kinds of life will manipulate and exploit its environment with intention.

Central Asian countries aim to attract more investment from China

Hellenic Shipping News | Jul 2, 2021 at 2:00 AM

Four Central Asian countries which are also members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), presented their local advantages to big Chinese companies at an event in Beijing on Wednesday, aiming to attract more Chinese investment at a time when geopolitics and the coronavirus pandemic have disrupted global economic recovery.