NATO chief says alliance won’t back down on Ukraine aid By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Local residents stand in line to fill up bottles with fresh drinking water after critical civil infrastructure was hit by Russian missile attacks in Kyiv, Ukraine November 24, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo 2/2 By Sabine Siebold, John Irish and Luiza Ilie BUCHAREST (Reuters) – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday … Read more

Global stocks brush off China protest concerns

Global stocks rebounded on Tuesday following a sharp fall, after protests in China against the government’s strict zero-Covid policies spooked investors and added to uncertainty about the outlook for the world’s second-biggest economy. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared 5.2 per cent following a 1.6 per cent slump in the previous session, while China’s CSI … Read more

Snap orders workers back to office 4 days a week in ‘default together’ policy

Snap is the latest company to try to bring workers back to the office. Starting in February, Snap employees will be expected to spend at least 80% of their time in the office, coming out to four days a week for most employees, according to an internal memo seen by Bloomberg. The policy, which CEO … Read more

China touts vaccination progress as it looks for a path to reopening

BEIJING — Mainland China announced significant progress Tuesday in getting Covid-19 booster shots for people “over age 80.” As of Monday, 65.8% of that age category had received booster shots, an official told reporters. That’s up from 40% as of Nov. 11, according to prior disclosures. China also announced a new push to get its … Read more

Fortune hires CNBC’s Fazio to produce videos

Jon Fazio Fortune magazine has hired Jon Fazio, a CNBC producer, to be a lead series producer. Fazio started earlier this month. He had been at CNBC for five years, producing, shooting and editing video for its website and YouTube. Fazio previously was with the MLB Network and the NHL Network as a video editor and … Read more

AusGroup moving on sale

AusGroup’s Australian businesses will likely be sold after the contractor’s Singaporean parent entered restructuring, but the company has promised no disruption to local operations.