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BANJUL (Reuters) - At a pre-election rally last month, supporters of Gambia's main opposition coalition cheered the opening of the star attraction - a speech by former President Yahya Jammeh delivered over a crackly phone line from exile 2,000 miles away.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is expected to retake the stand on Monday to defend against charges of defrauding investors and patients about the now-defunct blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billion.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) -Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes took the stand on Friday to defend herself against charges of defrauding investors and patients about the now-defunct blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billion.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. announced criminal charges on Thursday against two Iranians accused of launching a cyber campaign to meddle in the 2020 U.S. presidential election while also sanctioning six Iranian officials for their roles in the alleged foreign interference plot.
(Reuters) -Facebook advertisers promoted false and misleading claims about climate change on the platform in recent weeks, just as the COP26 conference https://www.reuters.com/business/cop was getting under way.
ALOR SETAR: Seventy-three individuals, including 43 civil servants were detained in the state for offences related to corruption and false claims so far this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Many Malaysians are still falling for claims that certain drugs such as Ivermectin are effective for the treatment of Covid-19.
Anti-vaccine claims are an online fixture but are now focused on Covid-19, undermining efforts to combat the pandemic.
The government is considering holding a three-day national vaccination drive from Nov 29 to Dec 1 to reach its target of inoculating at least 50 million Filipinos against Covid-19 by the end of the year.
SINGAPORE: Singapore’s financial watchdog is turning to regulation and technology to tackle so-called “greenwashing,” which it considers the weakest link in the push to expanding sustainable finance.