Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Shares generally gain ground in Asia, while greenback flounders

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia generally advanced on Wednesday, confident the incoming Biden administration will take positive ...

Taiwanese company Acer unveils 5 new PCs priced at under $500

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company, Acer unveiled five new workstations focused on schools on Tuesday, ...

U.S. stocks rise for last hurrah as Trump exits White House

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, the last day of Donald Trump's presidency.It was a fitting farewell as numerous records were ...

Fishers get boost as Ireland designates 5 new ports for IUU and NEAFC

DUBLIN, Ireland - Five additional Irish ports for UK registered Northern Ireland vessel landings have been designated for both IUU ...

Asian stocks on fire, U.S. dollar comeback fizzles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were hot on Tuesday, although mainland China was running against the trend.In Hong ...

Australian commercial metro radio fans hit over 11 million last year

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian metropolitan commercial radio audience grew by 2% to nearly 11.1 million listeners in 2020, ...

U.S. stocks take a dip on recent economic data

NEW YORK, New York - According to futures trading, U.S. stocks are likely to sink further when they re-open on ...

Apple reportedly planning to replace Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

WASHINGTON, DC - Tech giant, Apple might finally be getting rid of Touch Bar from its next rendition of the ...

Chinese stocks trend higher on improving economy

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong advanced on Monday on news that the world's second-largest ...

Owner of pharmacy conglomerate gets 18 years for defrauding TRICARE

A U.S. businessman, a giant in the pharmaceutical industry, is to be jailed for eighteen years and will have to ...

Global markets firmer on Biden inauguration

World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as investors awaited the inauguration of Joe Biden and took heart from comments by ...

Ethnic conflict could unravel Ethiopia's valuable garment industry

Ethiopia has long been considered one of Africa's economic wunderkinds. Until recently, it had relative political stability in comparison to ...

India's labour, agricultural reforms can spur growth

Hong Kong, January 20 (ANI): India's reform agenda may help to support medium-term growth and partially offset downside pressures to ...

China Focus: Tibet's GDP grows 7.8 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Nov. 23, 2020 shows a view of Lhasa City, capital of ...

Karnataka farmers face tough time due to ginger prices

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 20 (ANI): Farmers across Karnataka's Hassan, Kodagu and Chickamagaluru districts are facing tough times as the ...

US inauguration: World leaders welcome America's transfer of power

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he looked forward to working closely with the new US administration."Europe has a friend ...

Notable Names on Trump's Pardon List

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a flurry of presidential pardons and commutations for 143 people on Wednesday, his ...

Tokyo shares close lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks closed down Wednesday as profit-taking wiped out earlier gains, with investors taking a wait-and-see stance ahead of Joe ...

Nigeria's biggest bank eyes expansion to 8 other African countries

Access Bank, Nigeria's biggest lender, has identified eight African countries for a potential expansion as it seeks to benefit from ...

Asia markets mostly up on hope for Biden recovery agenda

Asian investors pushed markets higher again Wednesday as they await the swearing-in of Joe Biden.Hong Kong saw big gainers again, ...

Africa's eyes are on Biden's prioritisation of continental trade

When Donald Trump leaves the US capital tonight with his tail between his legs, it will be a moment of ...

Banking systems in EMs face deterioration in asset quality

Singapore, January 20 (ANI): Banking systems in emerging markets face the expected deterioration in asset quality indicators as regulatory forbearance ...

US Allies in Europe Welcome Biden Presidency, But Hurdles Lie Ahead

LONDON - The inauguration of Joe Biden represents not only a new chapter for the United States, but for the ...

Tibet's GDP grows 7.8 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)LHASA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Tibet ...

Urdu Bulletin: India's historic win against Australia

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Urdu newspapers published from New Delhi prominently covered stories on the Indian cricket team's ...

Stock Pro - a training and guiding solution

Mumbai/Gurugram (Maharashtra/Haryana) [India], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): The Stock Market is one of the biggest mind-game where the fight is between ...

Andhra HC quashes FIR alleging insider trading in Amaravati

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday quashed an FIR registered by the ...

D.J. Trahan tests positive, withdraws from The American Express

D.J. Trahan has tested positive for COVID-19 and has withdrawn from The American Express, the PGA Tour announced Tuesday. Trahan, ...

Cotton Farmers Decry End of Cash Payments

Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, GPJ ZimbabweChedra Ganye looks for bedding at Spinweave, which sells local cotton products. Zimbabwe's struggling economy has hurt ...

EU Calls on Member States to Speed Up Vaccination Programs

The European Union's executive arm, the EU Commission, called on member states Tuesday to speed up their COVID-19 vaccination programs, ...

What Janet Yellen can do about climate change as US Treasury secretary

Janet Yellen is poised to be the next U.S. Treasury secretary, and her inbox will require every ounce of her ...

Madagascar COVID, Hunger Crisis Sparks Urgent UN Appeal

GENEVA - The United Nations is launching a $76 million flash appeal to be able to provide life-saving humanitarian aid ...

Brexit: financial services face continued uncertainty - here's why

Since the UK voted to leave the EU, financial services has been largely absent from Brexit discussions. This is despite ...

'Eagerly awaiting international schedule operation'

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi, January 19, ANI: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Videh Kumar Jaipuriar on ...

Simon Nelson appointed Group Digital Director

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Nord Anglia Education, the world's leading premium international school's organisation, today announced that Simon ...

Equities edge higher before Yellen, on eve of Biden inauguration

European stock markets edged up Tuesday following a strong showing in Asia ahead of a key speech from US Treasury ...

Odisha seeks 90:10 percent sharing pattern for CSS

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 19 (ANI): In a pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Odisha's Finance Minister ...

Boost to real estate sector must for economic growth

New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Real estate experts have called for an added impetus to affordable housing in the ...

Extend lending facilities, say NBFCs and fintech players

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and fintech players have urged Finance Minister Nirmala ...

Secure Connection announces expansion of Honeywell product

Hong Kong, January 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Hong Kong-based electronic products manufacturer 'Secure Connection' announced a major expansion for its Honeywell ...

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B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

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