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China watching as UK’s aircraft carrier group is now ready to deploy

By Brad Lendon, CNN BRITAIN is officially an aircraft carrier power again. The Royal Navy announced on Monday (Jan. 4) that the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, centred on Britain’s largest ever warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, had achieved initial operating capability. The designation means the 65,000-ton carrier, its air assets including F-35 stealth fighter jets

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Business

CP Group company acquires 15% stake in China’s Sinovak

HONG KONG-listed Sino Biopharmaceutical, controlled by Charoen Pokphan Group, is investing $515 million (15.4 billion baht) in Sinovak Life Sciences, a company that produces coronavirus vaccine under the brand “Coronavak,” Sanook.com quoted Japanese Nikkei news agency as saying today (Jan. 5). This investment will give Sino Biopharmaceutical a 15% stake in the Chinese firm which

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Coronavirus

Move to extend emergency decree as 527 new coronavirus cases emerge

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is today (Jan. 5) preparing to propose to the Cabinet meeting that the emergency decree be extended from the original expiry date Jan. 15, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021,Amarin TV reported. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, CCSA’s spokesman, mentioned this move after announcing that the there were 527 new Covid-19

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