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America feels 'very divided'

Ahead of the new Major League Soccer season, the multi-cultural Alejandro Bedoya shares his views on his sport as well as US politics. CNN’s Don Riddell spoke with Bedoya. Source: Sports

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The eternal debate between privacy and security

What is the line dividing privacy from national security? If you are a privacy advocate, the line is closer to “everything is private”. If you are a nation state wanting to protect its interests, that line falls somewhere nearer to your preschool diary. Homeland in the US is working on …

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Tax option to attract EEC talent backed

The cabinet yesterday approved a Finance Ministry proposal to offer a personal income tax option for global talents working for companies that invest in 10 target industries in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). Source: Business

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The start of a beautiful friendship

The first partnership between Chinese smartphone Huawei and German camera-maker Leica started last year with the Huawei P9 smartphone, which has brought achievement to both parties, as now a premium lens on high-performance smartphone has become recognised and desired by a broader group of users. Source: Tech

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Dawn of a gaming dream

Much as it is with movies, it’s increasingly rare these days for a wholly original video game — one that’s not a sequel, prequel, spin-off or remake/remastering of an existing game — to find recognition in a market overflowing with familiar, tried-and-true rehashes of popular products. Horizon Zero Dawn, the …

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Huawei Watch 2

The smartwatch sports GPS navigation and mapping, supporting NFC, 4G LTE and stand-alone calling. It has a 1.2-inch rounded AMOLED display that measures 42mm in diameter, and is water and dust resistant. The Watch 2 is clad in Gorilla Glass 3, and its screen is rather pixel dense at 326 …

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Hot-money inflow into bonds piques BoT curiosity

The massive offshore fund inflows spotted in the Thai bond market in February amid prospects of a firmer baht could trigger speculative activity or more benign use of Thai assets as a shelter from global fluctuation, says a senior Bank of Thailand official. Source: Business

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Singha township in the works

SET-listed Singha Estate Plc (S) plans to develop a township project with a mixed development of offices, retail and low-rise residential projects worth more than 13 billion baht combined on a 240-rai plot in the Krungthep Kritha area. Source: Business

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