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Tencent extends holiday for China employees till Feb. 9

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Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings said on Wednesday it will extend the Lunar New Year break for mainland China employees to Feb. 9, and will no longer require them to work from home from Feb. 3 till that date.

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HBG Big News This Week: April 15-19, 2019

Added: 28.01.2020 23:35 | 3 views | 0 comments


Following is a recap of major news at Hachette Book Group for the week of April 15-19, 2019: HBG Community Service Day: we had our second annual Community Service Day on Wednesday, and close to 600 HBG employees volunteered in a wide variety of activities – preparing food in community kitchens, delivering hot meals to homebound seniors, reading with children, repainting rooms in community centers, gardening in green spaces, caring for animals in rescue shelters, assisting with literacy and mental health awareness projects, creating handmade cards for hospitalized children, and much more. Bestseller news:  James Patterson’s The Fall of Crazy House (JIMMY Patterson) debuts at #4 on the New York Times YA Hardcover list. Also, debuting on the NYT lists are William W. Li’s Eat to Beat Disease (GCP) at #10 on the Advice, How-To, & Misc., and Miracle at St. Andrews by James Patterson & Peter de Jonge (LB) at #13 on the Print HC Fiction list. HBG’s distribution clients have a #1 bestseller with Jeff Kinney’s new addition to the Diary of the Wimpy Kid franchise, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid (Abrams) at the top of the Middle Grade Hardcover list. And David Sax’s The Revenge of the Analog (PublicAffairs) makes a surprise appearance at #1 on the Washington Post bestseller list this week. LA Times Book Prize: Beth Macy’s Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (LB) has won the 2018  for Science & Technology. Ondaatje Prize shortlist: Adam Weymouth’s Kings of the Yukon (LB) has been named to the Royal Society of Literature’s 2019  shortlist. The £10,000 prize is awarded annually to a book of the highest literary merit – fiction, non-fiction, or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The winner will be announced May 13. Major launch: Ali Benjamin’s highly anticipated The Next Great Paulie Fink (LBYR) went on sale this week with an interview on NPR’s Here & Now, coverage to come in The Denver Post, New York Times, People, and the Wall Street Journal, and a two-week national tour.

Airlines cut China flights as companies restrict travel on virus fears

Added: 28.01.2020 23:20 | 14 views | 0 comments

Airlines including United Airlines Holdings Inc said they were canceling some flights to China as demand fell sharply and global companies told their employees not to travel on deepening fears over the spread of a flu-like virus.

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California becomes first state to ban discrimination against natural hair

Added: 28.01.2020 21:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new law makes California the first state to ban discrimination against black students and employees over their natural hairstyles. Governor Gavin Newsom signed the bill into law Wednesday, which protects black people with styles like dreadlocks or cornrows. Michelle Miller reports.

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Three more people in Germany infected with coronavirus: state ministry

Added: 28.01.2020 21:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Three more people in southern Germany have contracted the coronavirus and they are employees at the same company where a man became the first person in Germany to become infected with the virus, the Bavarian health ministry said on Tuesday.

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Factbox: Stores closed, employees evacuated, travel restricted as coronavirus spreads

Added: 28.01.2020 21:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Companies around the globe from Facebook to Japan's Nippon Steel have restricted travel to China, as the outbreak of a new coronavirus, which has killed over 100 people and infected more than 4,000 in the world's most populous country, sparks international alarm.

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Norwich Tesco cat Pumpkin defies 'ban' by lounging on self-service checkouts

Added: 28.01.2020 21:05 | 26 views | 0 comments

Ginger tomcat Pumpkin was spotted curled up on a scanner on Sunday, despite the store's employees continued efforts to keep him outside.

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Banks and tech firms tell employees to avoid traveling to China

Added: 28.01.2020 21:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

From Facebook to Goldman Sachs, big companies are taking measures to limit employees' exposure.

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Three more people in Germany infected with coronavirus: state ministry

Added: 28.01.2020 20:45 | 4 views | 0 comments

Three more people in southern Germany have contracted the coronavirus and they are employees at the same company where a man became the first person in Germany to become infected with the virus, the Bavarian health ministry said on Tuesday.

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