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Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

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 ...

Orlando Pirates under scrutiny after protocol breach

Irvin Khoza warning on adhering to protocolsIt is an embarrassing situation for club and PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza, as it ...

Plastics could help build a sustainable future - here's how

The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on ...

Movie theaters are on life support - how will the film industry adapt?

Since the start of the pandemic, the film industry has been in free fall.As deaths have continued to climb, so ...

Pivot to remote learning creates a chance to reinvent K-12 education

Many of the nation's 57 million K-12 students will spend at least part of the 2020-2021 school year either dealing ...

Equity indices close flat, pharma stocks hit but PSU banks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased early losses but lay flat in the negative terrain at ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

UK economy sees deepest quarterly contraction since 1955

LONDON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The British economy has recorded the deepest quarterly contraction since records began in 1955 amid ...

Macao small, medium-sized enterprise credit increases

MACAO, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Macao's newly approved small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) credit increased in the first half of ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 12

JERUSALEM -- New coronavirus restrictions and a full nationwide lockdown will pose a substantive risk to Israel's financial system, according ...

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. - - ...

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Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

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 ...

LPGA Shanghai tournament cancelled over coronavirus

The LPGA Tour on Wednesday cancelled its Shanghai tournament after China said it will not hold most international sports events ...

Former England fullback off to Japan on loan

Alex Goode, the European Player of the Year in 2019, is to spend a season on loan with Japanese side ...

John Lewis and the masks Black preachers wear on the public stage

U.S. Congressman John Robert Lewis was a Black preacher, inescapably so.Like his spiritual mentor, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

How the first king of Belgium became a Russian general at 12

This story reminds us how closely the European dynasties were intertwined with the Russian Imperial family.Leopold George Christian Frederick of ...

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