Tue, 11 Aug 2020

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

U.S. industrial stocks particularly Dow pull ahead, Nasdaq lags

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks rose on Monday, while the technology sector, headed by the Nasdaq, had ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

Equity indices edge higher as banking and metal stocks spurt

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded with a positive bias on Tuesday as shares of private ...

NCIP conducts dialogue in Paquibato and Marilog

DAVAO CITY August 10 (PIA) - Real land title of the Ancestral Domain claim of the Aeta Tribe, constant presence ...

Equity indices on upswing led by metal, financial stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices surged for the third consecutive session during early hours on Tuesday ...

Spend 8% of state GDP on health: Union health minister tells MP CM

New Delhi (ANI) [India], August 10 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday asked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj ...

Perspectives | Arbitrations are not a good look for Georgia

A commentaryThe investors behind Anaklia, an ill-fated deep-water port project in Georgia, late last month filed arbitration claims against the ...

Global Markets Begin Trading Week on Upswing

Global markets are mostly higher Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders aimed at extending ...

Equity indices close in the green, Cipla gains 9.5 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices shaved off early gains but ended in the positive terrain on ...

Nucleus Software posts PAT of Rs 36 cr on revenue of Rs 128 cr

New Delhi [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Nucleus Software has posted a net profit after tax of Rs 36 crore on ...

COVID-19 effect: Walt Disney World to shorten theme park hours

Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 10 (ANI): Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World will shorten its theme park hours starting in ...

Equity indices trade higher, pharma and auto stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced by 0.8 per cent during early hours on Monday with ...

Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home ? Without Losing Money

Innovation Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home - Without Losing Money view team An online hardware store offers expatriates ...

Reforming 'dad leave' is a baby step towards greater gender equality

Grattan Institute research published today shows the average 25-year-old woman who goes on to have a child can expect to ...

Saudi Aramco Profits Dive 73% as Virus Batters Oil Demand

RIYADH - Energy giant Saudi Aramco said on Sunday its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 percent due to sharply ...

Twitter, TikTok have had preliminary talks about merger - Dow Jones

Twitter has held early talks about a potential combination with TikTok, the Chinese-owned video-sharing app that the Trump administration has ...

DBP, DA and fintech firm forge alliance to back agripreneurs

CALOOCAN CITY -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has partnered with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and a ...

Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be done

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and ...

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 ...

Australia's 'Titanic' economy is sinking

In many ways after almost 30 years without a recession, the hubris surrounding the Australian economy is quite similar to ...

Poor decisions are wrecking Australia's economy, not the virus

Australians don't have far to look to see governments effectively guiding their economies through the COVID-19 pandemic. Alan Austin surveys ...

Reclaiming our freedoms from big tech and government amid COVID-19

Issues of freedom of the press and privacy are threatened across the world, but not all hope is lost, writes ...

Roundup: Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for much-needed U.S. stimulus

TOKYO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo stocks closed higher Tuesday as a comparatively soft yen encouraged buying with sentiment also ...

Bangladesh's per capita income rises to over 2,000 USD

DHAKA, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's per capita income reached over 2,000 U.S. dollars in the fiscal year 2019-20 (July ...

Botswana to accelerate development projects to lessen COVID-19 impact

GABORONE, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Botswana will accelerate several development projects to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on ...

Roundup: Singapore stocks end down 0.05 pct

SINGAPORE, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Singapore shares closed 0.05 percent lower on Tuesday, as investors weighed the progress of talks ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 11

NEW YORK -- Paul Krugman, a New York Times columnist, has warned that the United States seems to be headed ...

OECD raises South Korea's 2020 economic outlook

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) raised its growth outlook for the South ...

Singapore upgrades 2020 growth forecast for merchandise trade

SINGAPORE, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Enterprise Singapore, a government agency, said on Tuesday that it adjusted the 2020 growth projection ...

Singapore narrows 2020 GDP growth forecast to -7 to -5 pct

SINGAPORE, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced on Tuesday that it narrowed the gross ...

Shenzhen FC eyeing Colombia playmaker Quintero

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- River Plate and Colombia international midfielder Juan Fernando Quintero could be the next South ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 11

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Cyprus, Russia agree to amend double tax treaty: Cypriot minister

NICOSIA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Cyprus and Russia have agreed to amend their Double Tax Avoidance Treaty after talks in ...

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Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...

11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...

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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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