Fri, 03 Jul 2020

Axis Bank to wind down and close operations in Britain

MUMBAI, Maharashtra, India - Private sector lender Axis Bank is fully winding down and closing operations of its subsidiary in ...

Wall Street rallies on final trading day of week

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets defied the gloom and doom over the surge in Covid-19 cases, sending ...

Sonalika confirmed as No. 1 exporter of tractors in India

HOSHIARPUR, Punjab, India - Not only has the company set the pace, it has reported its highest monthly sales ever. ...

Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...

Warning for owners whose dogs are attacking sheep on Irish farms

DUBLIN, Ireland - An alarming number of attacks by dogs on sheep has prompted an appeal from gardai for dog ...

Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...

Pfizer vaccine hopes lift Wall Street, Dow Jones however slips

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were mixed on Wednesday with the Dow Jones falling 77 points, ...

Two-thirds of Airbus' 15,000 job cuts to be in France and Germany

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus says it plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response ...

American companies given go-ahead to collaborate with Huawei

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare twist to Washington's long-standing restrictions on the Chinese tech giant Huawei, the Commerce Department ...

Air cargo floundering as demand and capacity plummet

GENEVA, Switzerland - Global air freight markets in May showed a slight improvement in the air cargo market, but capacity ...

109 COVID-affected MSMEs in CAR get funding support from DTI - SBC

BAGUIO CITY, July 3 (PIA) - - Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), whose businesses are affected by the COVID-19 ...

Global tourism set to lose $1.2 trillion due to coronavirus: UNCTAD

Geneva [Switzerland], July 3 (ANI): The world's tourism sector could lose at least 1.2 trillion dollars or 1.5 per cent ...

Amazon Prime Video's dedicated app now available for Windows 10 users

Washinton D.C. [US], July 3 (ANI): Amazon Prime Video's app for Windows 10 is now available in the Microsoft stores ...

Angeles City records P192 million budget surplus in 2019

ANGELES CITY, July 3 (PIA) -- Angeles City recorded a budget surplus of more than PhP192 million for 2019, the ...

OPINION | What is being done about the second pandemic?

In his speech to the nation on 17 June, President Cyril Ramaphosa said: As a country, we find ourselves in ...

US expresses concern over PRC's military exercises in South China Sea

Washington DC [US], July 3 (ANI): The US has expressed concern over the military exercises conducted by the People's Republic ...

Nine more NBA players test positive for coronavirus

New York [USA], July 2 (ANI): The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) on Thursday ...

Jeff Bezos is richer than ever

Shares in Amazon surged 4.4% on Wednesday, boosting Bezos' wealth to a record $171.6 billion.He has gained $56.7 billion this ...

Fed Minutes Show Concerns About Severity of Downturn

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve officials last month expressed concerns about the severity of the economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus ...

Here's looking at EAEU #2: Trading places

The Eurasian Economic Union is, first and foremost, an exporter of raw materials. This has left it especially vulnerable to ...

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Trump projecting confidence, election still four months away

WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests ...

No stopping U.S. military-industrial complex

On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless ...

India's Navy repatriates 687 citizens who were stranded in Iran

THOOTHUKUDI, Tamil Nadi, India - The Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, carrying 687 stranded citizens, including two women, arrived in Tuticorin ...

Black hole discovery leaves researchers looking for more black holes

CANBERRA, Australia - We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the universe actually is, as well ...

Pompeo has video conference with Taliban, receives assurances

The Taliban says it has held a video conference call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which the ...

UN Human Rights Commission calls on Israel to reverse annexation plan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the "dangerous path" of annexing ...

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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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