Sen. Tammy Duckworth on watching rioters wave the American flag while attacking the Capitol

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Jane Fraser makes her mark on Citigroup, the House impeaches President Trump, and Sen. Tammy Duckworth tells us what it was like to be in the Capitol as the pro-Trump mob broke down the doors. Have a great Thursday. – Inside the attack on the Capitol. History was made last night when the House of Representatives…

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Shares rebound as gov’t clears Pfizer vaccine use

By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter PHILIPPINE shares ended higher on Thursday, ending its two-day skid, on the government’s approval of Pfizer, Inc.’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine for emergency use. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rose 30.3 points or 0.41% to close at 7,273.15, while the all shares index climbed 16.01 points or 0.36% to end at 4,350.94.…

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American students need help through the pandemic, and the U.K.’s tutoring program could be a model

Last fall, the United Kingdom rolled out a national program that provides subsidized, personalized tutoring to elementary, middle, and high school students who fell behind when schools shut down as a result of the COVID outbreak. The U.K.’s National Tutoring Program, which will last two years, is specifically designed to bring disadvantaged students back up to speed. The entire £350 million…

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PSEi ends three-day climb as mart turns cautious

PHILIPPINE SHARES closed in negative territory on Tuesday, ending its three-day rally, as investors opted to pocket gains following a global debt watcher’s comments on the country’s growth prospects. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) dropped 46.68 points or 0.63% to close at 7,258.11, while the broader all shares index fell 35.57 points or 0.81% to end at 4,337.76.…

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CES loses the touch and feel

This is the web version of Data Sheet, a daily newsletter on the business of tech. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox.  It’s pretty dead along the strip in Las Vegas right now, though to be fair it’s also about 3 a.m. Pop in anytime via the great WorldCams site and take a peek. Internet video is…

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Stocks rise on proposed changes to Constitution

By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Reporter STOCKS ended in positive territory on Monday as the market welcomed a proposal to amend economic provisions of the 1987 Philippine Constitution to attract more foreign investments into the country. The bellwether Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) improved 14.91 points or 0.2% to close at 7,304.79 yesterday, while the broader all shares index rose…

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Apple, Amazon remove Parler over accusations the platform helped incite Capitol attacks

Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are removing Parler from their services, part of a growing backlash after the social media network was among those used to organize Wednesday’s riots at the Capitol. Apple dropped Parler from its App Store, while Amazon’s cloud unit decided to stop hosting the social media company starting Sunday night. They joined Alphabet Inc.’s Google, which…

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Peso to climb versus dollar on stimulus hopes

THE PESO is expected to bounce back versus the dollar this week as the market anticipates the leadership change in the United States and on developments regarding coronavirus vaccines. The local unit finished trading at P48.088 versus the dollar on Friday, shedding 1.8 centavos from its P48.07 close on Thursday, data from the Bankers Association of the Philippines showed. It…

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How a high school principal in Oregon is helping her school process the Capitol siege

The 9/11 attacks occurred during Amy Fast’s first week of teaching. Nearly two decades later, she now serves as principal of McMinnville High School in McMinnville, Ore. In times of blindsiding public crisis, all eyes are on her for guidance and stability: Students and staff, teachers, and families look to her to lead the community in processing the events in…

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