Sat, 17 Apr 2021

Intel to manufacture chips for cars in U.S., Ireland, Israel

SANTA CLARA, California: U.S. semiconductor company Intel Corp is in discussions to begin production of chips for automakers, in a ...

Moderna study for U.S. shows vaccine 95% effective after 6 months

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts: A new study indicates that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protects recipients for over six months with a 95 ...

Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...

$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...

Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...

Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...

In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...

Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

Playing music as new method for treatment of drug addicts in Afghanistan

© Provided by Xinhua Hundreds of drug addicts have recovered in the Jaghara Treatment Center since its establishment eight years ...

Double-digit growth for Italtile as home improvement gains popularity

JSE-listed bathroom ware retailer Italtile said total retail store sales improved by 18.5% for the nine months to end March ...

Boris Johnson India visit : Roadmap 2030 on the table

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India from April 25 ...

Russian stock market shrugs off new US sanctions risks

Key indices on the Moscow Exchange rebounded on Friday, just a day after the US unveiled new anti-Russian sanctions targeting ...

Indian CEOs ready for challenges of a post-pandemic world

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Nearly 88 per cent of Indian CEOs are confident about global economic growth improving ...

Nigeria Worries About Meeting Vaccination Targets

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities are stepping up efforts to vaccinate more people against COVID-19 after a slow rollout blamed ...

Mindtree clocks net profit of Rs 317 crore in Q4

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Apr 16 (ANI): LT-owned digital transformation company Mindtree reported profit after tax of Rs 317 crore in ...

Choose safest way to grow savings with Bajaj Finance FD

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], April 16 (ANI/NewsVoir): In the last few weeks, Indian equities have turned jittery and volatilities have hit ...

Asian markets rise after record China growth, Wall St surge

Asian markets rose Friday as record Chinese economic growth reaffirmed the country's strong recovery.Officials in Beijing said the world's second-biggest ...

Dow ends over 34 000 for 1st time on good bank earnings, data

Wall Street stocks shot to fresh records on Thursday following blowout earnings from large banks and strong US labor and ...

Ashok Leyland delivers LBPV to IAF

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 16 (ANI): Hinduja Group's flagship company Ashok Leyland has strengthened its armoured vehicle platform by ...

Currency frictions pose limited risk for Asian sovereigns

Hong Kong, April 16 (ANI): Fitch Ratings has said it expects the Biden administration to downplay tensions over exchange-rate policies ...

China's economy sees record growth after Covid-19 pandemic slump

The Chinese economy has shaken off the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, expanding at a record pace of 18.3% in ...

Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...

Europe to purchase Denmark's unwanted AstraZeneca

Copenhagen [Denmark], April 16 (ANI): Many European countries on Thursday expressed their interest in purchasing unwanted AstraZeneca vaccines from Denmark. ...

Ambassador Lays Out Japan's Summit Priorities

The following is the full text of an interview with Koji Tomita, the Japanese ambassador in Washington, conducted this week ...

China's economy expands 18.3 pct in Q1 from virus-induced low base

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- China's economy grew 18.3 percent year on year in the first ...

Security Issues to Top Biden-Suga Summit Agenda, Says Tokyo's Envoy

WASHINGTON - The need for a stronger U.S.-Japanese alliance and a "free and open" Indo-Pacific region will be top issues ...

US Renews Call for All Nations to Raise Climate Ambitions

WASHINGTON - The United States is renewing a call that all nations including the U.S. and China "must raise their ...

Does US Economic Stimulus Boost the Global Economy

The United States has poured trillions of dollars into its economy during the pandemic, and if President Joe Biden has ...

EU to unveil AI rules to fight Big Brother fears

The EU is set to unveil a proposal to regulate the sprawling field of artificial intelligence next week, with the ...

Kganyago sees room to keep rates low

The South African Reserve Bank is likely to maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance to support the economy for as ...

As far as I'm concerned, Transnet has turned the corner - Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Transnet has made a turnaround with its performance.He was at the Port of Durban on Thursday ...

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Drop to Lowest Level in Over a Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment compensation claims dropped last week to their lowest level in more than a year, the Labor ...

Hong Kong cultural district director quits

Hong Kong, April 15 (ANI): Amid fresh attacks from a pro-Beijing camp, Alison Friedman, the artistic director of performing arts ...

Central Asia courts green energy investors

Central Asia's vast green energy potential is beginning to attract international suitors. With the know-how and the financing, next-door China ...

U.S. To Expel 10 Russian Intel Officers, Target Debt With Sanctions

U.S. media reports say sanctions looming against Russia in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking will include the expulsion ...

China continues to attract foreign investors with soaring Q1 FDI

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China remains a popular destination for overseas investors, with foreign direct ...

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Govt offices give options to work from home to its staff

By Ankur SharmaNew Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Amidst an exponential growth in COVID-19 infections being reported in the country, ...

Basilan youth leaders trained as broadcasters

ISABELA CITY, Basilan, Apr 16 (PIA) - Youth leaders and aspiring anchors in Basilan were trained as broadcasters during the ...

Report: Bilibili, Activision Blizzard announce strategic partnership

The Chinese live-streaming platform Bilibili and Overwatch League owner Activision Blizzard announced a multi-year strategic partnership, according to a report ...

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