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Apple supplier Japan Display to get $700 million bailout from China, Taiwan group: Kyodo

FILE PHOTO – Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Ailing Apple supplier Japan Display Inc will receive up to 80 billion yen ($723 million) in a bailout from a group of Chinese and Taiwanese investors, Kyodo news agency reported. A group including China’s state-backed Silk Road Fund and Taiwanese panel maker TPK Holding Co will inject around 60 billion to 80 billion yen, taking a stake of 30-50 percent in Japan Display, Kyodo said, without…

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Wisconsin governor’s office says evaluating shift in Foxconn LCD display project

(Reuters) – The Office of the Governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday it is evaluating changes in Foxconn Technology Group’s project in the state after Reuters exclusively reported the Taiwanese company is reconsidering building a liquid crystal display panel factory there. The governor’s office has been in touch with senior leaders at Foxconn after news, it said in a statement. Reporting by Karl Plume in Chicago; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link

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Dippy the dinosaur goes on public display in Glasgow

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDippy is a replica of the original fossilised skeleton unearthed in 1899 Dippy the dinosaur has gone on public display in Scotland for the first time as part of a UK tour. The replica diplodocus skeleton, whose home was London’s Natural History Museum for 112 years, was unveiled at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum. The replica is 70ft (21m) long and has 292 bones. Dippy was commissioned by Scots-born industrialist Andrew Carnegie, who owned the original fossilised skeleton, and had a copy made from…

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Bridal shop’s wheelchair window display praised

Image copyright PA Image caption The store has attracted praise for its inclusive display A bridal shop has been praised for displaying one of its wedding dresses on a mannequin seated in a wheelchair. A photo of the shop window display at The White Collection in Portishead, near Bristol went viral after being tweeted by artist Beth Wilson. The 36-year-old has used a wheelchair for the past five years and said the display had made her feel represented. Laura Allen owns the bridal shop with her sister Sarah Parker and…

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The art of the Christmas window display

Image copyright Fenwick You may still be wrapping this year’s Christmas presents but window dressers throughout the land are already planning their festive displays for December 2019. Just how do they create these often impressive spectacles and how do they hook in the shoppers? Christmas displays are a staple of many a High Street during the festive season. Alongside the more traditional sights rooted in the nativity and fairytales are the more unusual themes of sparkly sprouts, llamas and naughty polar bears. But the road to success starts not on…

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M&S knickers display ‘won’t change over feminist concern’

Image caption The juxtaposition has been described as “grossly, grossly offensive” Marks & Spencer has said it won’t change a display suggesting women must have “fancy little knickers”, amid a feminist backlash. The retailer was blasted for its “vomit-inducing” shopfront in Nottingham, which included a menswear showcase of “outfits to impress”. M&S said its festive windows were routinely updated and any changes would not be due to the backlash. It also told the BBC it would not be altering its nationwide ad campaign. The commercials follow the theme of “must-haves”…

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Barcelona 3-4 Real Betis: Leaders stunned by expert display

Barcelona’s previous home league defeat came on 10 September 2016 Barcelona lost a home league match for the first time in two years as the Spanish champions were beaten by Real Betis’s expert display at the Nou Camp. Junior Firpo gave Betis a deserved lead after 20 minutes, before veteran Joaquin made it two before the break. Lionel Messi scored a penalty in reply but a Marc-Andre ter Stegen error saw Giovani lo Celso add a third for Betis. Arturo Vidal’s tap-in gave Barca hope, but Sergio Canales got the…

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Norfolk World War One handmade poppy display takes over church

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNorfolk World War One centenary poppies go on display A display of 15,500 handmade poppies has gone on display to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. Each poppy in St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich, represents an individual killed in the war and named on a Norfolk war memorial. A year-long campaign by the county council seeking poppies brought in contributions from around the world. Organiser Sarah Salmon said the display was a “fitting tribute”. The poppies have…

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Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City: Ozil turns in stunning display for Gunners

Mesut Ozil (right) is now the highest scoring German player in Premier League history with 30 goals Mesut Ozil produced one of the best midfield displays in the Premier League this season as Arsenal beat Leicester for a record-equalling 10th successive win in all competitions. Ozil’s first-time finish for the equaliser, the pass that led to the second goal and his two flicks in the build-up to the third were the catalyst for a remarkable performance by the Gunners, who had been overwhelmed by Leicester in the opening 30 minutes.…

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Wales GB Rally: Child hurt in rally display motorbikes crash

Image caption Police were called following the crash A child has suffered life-threatening injuries after a crash between two motorcyclists involved in a display team performing in Llandudno. It happened on the promenade during a break between race stages at the Wales GB Rally event on Sunday at 11:31BST. North Wales Police said the accident did not involve a member of the public or rally competitors. An air ambulance was called to the scene and airlifted the child to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. The incident happened on the…

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