Category: Culture

The Story Behind the Asian Games

The 2023 Asian Games, held in Hangzhou, China, were a historic occasion. This was the first major multi-sport event since the Covid pandemic, with over 12,000 athletes from 45 countries competing in a 16-day extravaganza. The games showcased the latest innovations in and out of the arena, such as the emergence of eSports, the expansion of Alipay’s third-party payment service to international bank cards, and the integration of AI, VR, and cutting-edge digital technologies.

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Rogers prepares to lock out unionised workers ahead of strike

Having been in negotiations since February, two months ago around 300 former Shaw technicians voted 99.6% in favour of a striking over fears of job security, saying that they were increasingly being replaced by contractors.

“It’s not like the work has disappeared,” said Jayson Little, spokesperson for the United Steelworkers union, which represents the workers. “They’ve just started to rely more and more on contractors to do that work.”

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