Tag: Early

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister drops new hint of early election call

WINNIPEG—Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister dropped his strongest hint yet Friday that he may call an election sometime this year, well in advance of the Oct. 6, 2020, date set under provincial law. After an event where he and other dignitaries unveiled plans to mark the province’s 150th anniversary in 2020, Pallister said some people don’t…

Early Xiaomi workers to make millions from company’s IPO

By Shelly BanjoBloombergGao Yuan Sat., May 26, 2018 HONG KONG—Eight years ago, before China’s Xiaomi Corp. had sold a single smartphone, 56 of the earliest employees pulled together $ 11 million to invest in the startup. Rank-and-file workers dipped into savings and borrowed from parents. One receptionist tapped her dowry. Today, they’re the Lucky 56.…