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U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Who Will Win in 2020

WASHINGTON - Ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, numerous public opinion polls show presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Windows, Gates and a firewall: Microsoft's delicate castle in China

Microsoft, which is in talks to buy part of Chinese video app TikTok, is one of the few US tech ...

Continued recovery a must as country's GDP shrinks 16.5%

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA)- Pundits in the business and economic field has said that recovery efforts and moves to ...

Bayanihan 2 to help economy recover

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 8 (PIA) - National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Karl T. Chua, in an online press ...

Kamath calls for lowering funding costs to propel growth

New Delhi [India], Aug 8 (ANI): India must have robust infrastructure and bring down the cost of funding if it ...

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump ...

Wirecard suspected of lending to partner firms before collapse

German prosecutors suspect Wirecard extended large loans to partner companies before its implosion in June, at a time when the ...

TikTokThreatens toSueafter USMovestoBanApp

TikTok reacted to President Donald Trump's executive order barring U.S. companies and individuals from doing business with its parent company, ...

upGrad launches schemes to make higher education accessible to Bharat

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 8 (ANI/BusinessWire India): upGrad, India's largest online higher education company, which offers national and international university-certified ...

Last-ditch Virus Aid Talks Collapse; No New Help for Jobless

WASHINGTON - A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive collapsing Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money ended in ...

Democratic Leaders Try to Revive COVID Aid Talks

WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders sought to revive Washington talks on COVID-19 rescue money, summoning Trump administration negotiators to the Capitol ...

Naspers caught in Trump-China feud

Nilan Morar, VP of trading at GT247 said the announcement by Trump relates to the US trade tensions with China. ...

Cape Town protests: 91 cases of unrest over four weeks, says City

Cape Town protests: 45 people arrested on MondayNot only does the City have to direct resources away from other priority ...

China Threatens Retaliation for US Denial of Journalist Visas

China has threatened to retaliate after the United States did not renew visas for some 40 Chinese journalists, whose 90-day ...

US jobs growth tops estimates as rebound grinds on

The US labor market continued to regain ground in July, though at a slower pace, indicating the economic rebound is ...

US-China tensions send Asia markets tumbling

A new China-US flare-up sent markets tumbling Friday, while the mood was also soured by US lawmakers' struggles to agree ...

128 COVID-affected MSMEs benefit from DTI Bataan's livelihood program

BALANGA CITY, Aug. 7 (PIA) -- A total of 128 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Bataan benefitted from ...

US Adds 1.8 Million Jobs in Sign Hiring Has Slowed

WASHINGTON - The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June ...

Adani Transmission Q1 profit up 66 pc at Rs 355 crore

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Adani Transmission Ltd said on Friday its profit after tax jumped 66 per cent ...

Beirut explosions inflict huge blow to Lebanon's economy

Smoke rises from an explosion site at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)"As 80 percent of ...

Lupin Q1 net profit falls 60 pc to Rs 107 cr

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Pharma major Lupin Ltd has reported 60 per cent year-on-year decline in its net ...

At moments like these, we need a cultural policy

National crises, like the pandemics that can provoke them, come in stages. Each stage presents leaders with unique problems that ...

We can't let STEM skills become a casualty of COVID-19

Universities and other research organisations in Australia have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.In May, a group led by ...

Trump Orders US Ban on WeChat, TikTok in 45 Days

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump issued executive orders on Thursday banning any U.S. transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company ...

Indian telcos' revenue grows strongly defying coronavirus: Fitch

Singapore, Aug 7 (ANI): Indian telecom operators reported strong revenue and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) growth ...

Trump signs order banning ByteDance, Chinese parent of TikTok

Washington DC [USA], Aug 7 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on Thursday halting all transactions ...

Tensions Mount over China's Industrial Espionage in US

WASHINGTON - Tensions between the U.S. and China are escalating at a dizzying pace, with July 24 marking the lowest ...

Early access to super doesn't justify higher compulsory contributions

A big part of the Morrison government's response to COVID-19 has been allowing people early access to their superannuation.Australians who ...

Grattan on Friday: COVID divides the nation and isolates MPs from Victoria

COVID-19 has now made us two Australias. There's Victoria - most specifically Melbourne - and then there's the rest of ...

DTI distributes livelihood kits to Pangasinenses

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug 6 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has distributed livelihood starter kits to some ...

1.2 Million More Americans Seek Jobless Benefits

WASHINGTON - Another 1.2 million unemployed U.S. workers filed for government jobless compensation last week, the government's Labor Department reported ...

OPINION | We are a nation of drinkers and that has to stop

is 64.6 g of AA per day - the 6th highest globally according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). This ...

MTN to sell off stake in Syria as it plans to exit Middle East

Mobile operator MTN plans to exit the Middle East over the medium term and will focus on its operations in ...

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