Daily Archives: June 10, 2021

Toshiba colluded with Japan ministry to undermine shareholders, probe finds

Japan’s influential trade ministry effectively colluded with Toshiba Corp’s management to influence shareholder’s votes on director nominees at last year’s annual general meeting, an independent probe has found. Discrediting the government’s efforts to improve corporate governance in Japan, the investigators’ report lays out how the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and …

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Mosquito hack cuts dengue fever by 77%

Dengue fever cases have been cut by 77% in a “groundbreaking” trial that manipulates the mosquitoes that spread it, say scientists. They used mosquitoes infected with “miraculous” bacteria that reduce the insect’s ability to spread dengue. The trial took place in Yogyakarta city, Indonesia, and is being expanded in the …

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