Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Nirav Sheth appointed as CEO of Emkay Institutional Equities

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Emkay Global Financial Services on Wednesday announced the appointment of Nirav Sheth as the ...

Equity indices dip on weak global cues, pharma stocks hit

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices drifted lower during early hours on Wednesday amid weak global cues ...

Factory output falls again for June, but rate of decline is slowing

South Africa's manufacturing output fell by 16.3% in June as the nationwide lockdown and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Global pre-orders of Covid-19 vaccines top five billion

President Donald Trump has launched "Operation Warp Speed" in a bid to develop, manufacture and distribute a Covid-19 vaccine to ...

Microsoft opens xCloud game streaming beta

California [US], Aug 11 (ANI): Microsoft is allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to try its new game streaming feature ...

Russian tourists flood into newly reopened Abkhazia

Russian tourists have flooded into Abkhazia following the latter's opening up on August 1, with more than 100,000 visitors entering ...

India's bank debt restructuring to delay NPL recognition: Fitch

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 11 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI's) recent proposal to allow banks to restructure many ...

ITES Q1 net profit drops to Rs 60 crore on COVID-19 woes

New Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Government-owned RITES Ltd said on Tuesday its profit after tax dropped to Rs 60 ...

Equity indices edge higher as banking and metal stocks spurt

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded with a positive bias on Tuesday as shares of private ...

NCIP conducts dialogue in Paquibato and Marilog

DAVAO CITY August 10 (PIA) - Real land title of the Ancestral Domain claim of the Aeta Tribe, constant presence ...

Equity indices on upswing led by metal, financial stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices surged for the third consecutive session during early hours on Tuesday ...

Spend 8% of state GDP on health: Union health minister tells MP CM

New Delhi (ANI) [India], August 10 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday asked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj ...

Perspectives | Arbitrations are not a good look for Georgia

A commentaryThe investors behind Anaklia, an ill-fated deep-water port project in Georgia, late last month filed arbitration claims against the ...

Global Markets Begin Trading Week on Upswing

Global markets are mostly higher Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders aimed at extending ...

Equity indices close in the green, Cipla gains 9.5 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices shaved off early gains but ended in the positive terrain on ...

Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home ? Without Losing Money

Innovation Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home - Without Losing Money view team An online hardware store offers expatriates ...

Reforming 'dad leave' is a baby step towards greater gender equality

Grattan Institute research published today shows the average 25-year-old woman who goes on to have a child can expect to ...

Saudi Aramco Profits Dive 73% as Virus Batters Oil Demand

RIYADH - Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply ...

Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger - Dow Jones

Twitter has held early talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app that the Trump administration has ...

DBP, DA and fintech firm forge alliance to back agripreneurs

CALOOCAN CITY -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has partnered with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and a ...

Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be done

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and ...

Australia's 'Titanic' economy is sinking

In many ways after almost 30 years without a recession, the hubris surrounding the Australian economy is quite similar to ...

Poor decisions are wrecking Australia's economy, not the virus

Australians don't have far to look to see governments effectively guiding their economies through the COVID-19 pandemic. Alan Austin surveys ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 12

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Tokyo stocks open higher as yen's retreat lifts exporters

TOKYO, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks opened higher Wednesday as the yen's retreat against the U.S. dollar gave exporters ...

EU to probe Poland's plan for supporting LG Chem's battery plant expansion

BRUSSELS, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission said on Tuesday it has opened an in-depth investigation into whether Poland's ...

U.S. stocks fall as tech shares slide

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday, dragged by losses in big tech names. The Dow ...

U.S. dollar edges higher in volatile trading

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar rose modestly in late trading on Tuesday as market participants closely ...

1st LD: UK employment sees largest quarterly drop in decade

LONDON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Britain on Tuesday reported the biggest quarterly hike in the country's unemployment figures since 2009 ...

Live COVID-19 Updates: Kenya reports nearly 500 new cases

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Roundup: Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for much-needed U.S. stimulus

TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as a comparatively soft yen encouraged buying with sentiment also ...

Bangladesh's per capita income rises to over 2,000 USD

DHAKA, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's per capita income reached over 2,000 U.S. dollars in the fiscal year 2019-20 (July ...

Botswana to accelerate development projects to lessen COVID-19 impact

GABORONE, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Botswana will accelerate several development projects to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on ...

Roundup: Singapore stocks end down 0.05 pct

SINGAPORE, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Singapore shares closed 0.05 percent lower on Tuesday, as investors weighed the progress of talks ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 11

NEW YORK -- Paul Krugman, a New York Times columnist, has warned that the United States seems to be headed ...

OECD raises South Korea's 2020 economic outlook

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) raised its growth outlook for the South ...

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Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Nirav Sheth appointed as CEO of Emkay Institutional Equities

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Emkay Global Financial Services on Wednesday announced the appointment of Nirav Sheth as the ...

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