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Irish GDP jumps 4.9% in first quarter this year

DUBLIN, Ireland June 5 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 87.6 billion euros (about $99 billion) in ...

Shares in Hong Kong in Demand, Asian region moves higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued higher on Friday, while the U.S. dollar remained in free fall."Central banks ...

New Zealand setting high standards in housing developments

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New public housing that will save tenants money in energy bills, and provide warmer, healthier and ...

World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...

Stocks in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong advance, Shanghai flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia advanced on Thursday but gains were limited, and not universal.China's Shanghai Composite finished flat.The ...

Long time Packers board member Peter Platten passes away

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Peter Platten, a former Green Bay Packers Executive Committee lead director and longtime member of the ...

Real contradition on U.S. call for unity at G7, says France

PARIS, France, June 3 (Xinhua) -- France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic ...

Gradual easing of lockdowns might be better for global economy: Study

London [UK], June 6 (ANI): Owing to the coronavirus crisis, many countries across the world are under lockdown. A new ...

Software Technology Parks of India commemorates 29th Foundation Day

New Delhi [India] June 6 (ANI/NewsVoir): Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), an autonomous society under the Ministry of Electronics ...

US Planning to Slash Troops in Germany: Report

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to slash the number of troops it maintains in Germany ...

NBA players approve 22-team plan for season's finale

The NBA is officially going to Walt Disney World after the league's players approved a 22-team restart plan on Friday. ...

Contract Decision Raises Doubts About Israel-China Tech Ties

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration appears to have scored a victory in its campaign to dissuade key allies from expanding ...

Wall Street's Rally Zooms Higher After Surprise Gain in Jobs

For weeks, critics said Wall Street's big rally made no sense when the economy seemed set for only more despair. ...

Vehicle dealerships gear up for spike in used-car sales

The extended lockdown has had a "devastating" impact on car dealerships, with the whole industry essentially having to "freeze" trade. ...

Trump Hails Jobs Report but Unemployment Rate Still High

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took a victory lap Friday morning after the government reported surprising job gains for last ...

China Misses Energy Goal as Environment Concerns Grow

As China tries to restore its economy to pre-pandemic levels, signs are growing that the government has assigned environmental concerns ...

U.S. unemployment rate drops slightly in May as economy reopens

Photo taken on May 8, 2020 shows closed retail stores in New York, the United States. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)U.S. ...

A window into the hearts and minds of billionaire donors

As the COVID-19 pandemic's economic toll increases, many billionaires and their foundations are making very public efforts

Equity indices close 1 pc higher, SBI up 8.8 pc after Q4 results

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed higher on Friday led by gains in PSU banks, metal ...

Reserve Bank bought R10.2 billion worth of govt bonds in May

The SA Reserve Bank again purchased over R10 billion worth of SA government bonds in May, as it continues to ...

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Australian marchers demonstrate against treatment of Indigenous people

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia (Xinhua) -- As thousands of Australians marched in solidarity with U.S. protesters this week, highly visible were ...

Dubai's Special Forces raid home in high profile arrest

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai security officials have arrested a Danish man wanted by Interpol in a sting operation.Amir Faten Mekky, ...

Irrational exuberance hits Wall St on stunning employment data

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks roared on Friday as employment data showed the U.S, economy could bounce back ...

Two Russians expelled from embassy by Czech government

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has decided to designate two staff members at ...

Chinese capital returning to normal, threat level lowered again

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus epidemic from the second level ...

75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

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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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