Wed, 21 Aug 2019

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Wall Street joins in as stocks rally across world

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks advanced on Monday in a positive start to the week.Globally, stocks trended higher ...

System to reduce pollution, cut traffic congestion planned for China

BEIJING, China, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to China.The funding is to support the ...

Chinese central bank adjusts interest rate-settings, stocks advance

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong made solid gains on Monday.Support for Chinese stocks followed a decision on ...

In Kim's Threats and Appeasement, Experts See Move to Manipulate Trump

Connie Kim and Oh Taek-sung of the VOA Korean Service contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...

Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...

Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...

UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Mozambique case study shows that poverty is about much more than income

What does it mean to be poor? On the face of it, this may not sound like a very difficult ...

Shoprite profit takes a knock as strikes, poor economy hit sales

Shoprite earnings for the 2019 year was down 18.2%, as the retail group faced a "testing year".The retailer on Tuesday ...

Harmony Gold seeks to acquire new assets amid depleting reserves

Harmony Gold is assessing the acquisition of new assets, including AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.'s last underground operation in South Africa, as ...

Armenian President meets Manchester City chairman in UK

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has met Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, the chairman of Manchester City football club and ...

SBI announces loans at cheaper rates during festival season

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): State Bank of India (SBI) on Tuesday announced a slew of offers including cheaper ...

DHFL reports fresh default on payment obligations of Rs 1,571 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL) has said it defaulted on its financial repayment obligations ...

Harmony Gold reduces losses, vows to put miner safety first

Gold mining company Harmony reduced its losses by over 40% for the 2019 financial year.Harmony on Tuesday released its financial ...

Mahindra Finance and Ideal Finance form joint venture in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 20 (ANI): MahindraMahindra Financial Services Ltd said on Tuesday it has entered into a joint venture ...

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Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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