Thu, 25 Feb 2021

Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...

Wall Street has jubilant finish, all indices gain ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday adding to the volatility this week which has ...

Engine parts from 777 fall over Denver, bringing more woes for United

CHICAGO, Illinois - After engine parts fell onto a residential neighborhood in Denver, USA this weekend, Boeing Co. has recommended ...

Irish schools expect to reopen in March

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government is considering easing the nationwide Covid lockdown before the planned nine-week deadline, as Taoiseach Micheal ...

Sharemarkets in Asia hit the skids, Hong Kong index down more than 3%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Sharemarkets in Asia were rocky on Wednesday following a violent sell-off on Wall Street a day ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Texas recovering from freezing winter, looks to begin pumping oil

Oil prices climbed again on Tuesday after a jump in the morning session, holding near a 13-month high, due to ...

Wall Street does about-turn after volatile day's trading

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell heavily for most of the day on Tuesday, but in late trading ...

Purchase of Cooper Tire means Goodyear to double presence in China

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company's announcement that it would purchase rival Cooper Tire for $2.8 billion ensures Goodyear will double ...

Amazon to add 1,000 jobs in Ireland, will have 5,000 employees

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon's workforce in Ireland will expand to 5,000, as the online shopping platform announced it would hire an ...

Chinese can't travel for holiday, so record numbers attend movies

BEIJING, China: During the recent Lunar New Year holiday, ticket sales at Chinese movie theaters reached a record breaking $1.2 ...

Reports claim Huawei to only ship 70 to 80 million phones in 2021

SHENZEN, China - After shipping 189 million smartphones in 2020, Chinese tech manufacturer Huawei reportedly anticipates production will fall by ...

Wall Street falters as technology stocks take major hit

NEW YORK, New York - Rising U.S. Treasury yields kept most stock traders at bay on Monday, reflecting a trend ...

Bitcoin jumps to $50,000, raising concerns about investor safety

In a blistering rally led by endorsements from electric carmaker Tesla and Wall Street giants, Bitcoin surged past US$50,000 this ...

Uber drivers in UK to be paid wages, benefits says Supreme Court

LONDON, February 20: Uber drivers are not self-employed, but are legally workers for Uber, the Supreme Court of the United ...

Finding way in the Labyrinth of cyber warfare

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 25 (ANI/PNN): As the world gradually evolves into a global village, there has been an accelerating ...

Xoxoday Empuls integrates with Microsoft Teams

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], February 25 (ANI/PRNewswire): Xoxoday recently announced an integration with Microsoft Teams through Empuls, its employee engagement social ...

Assam now known for development, education and tourism: HM

Nagaon (Assam) [India], February 25 (ANI): Highlighting the transformation of Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the ...

MSME sector emerges as growth engine of economy: RBI

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as the growth engine ...

MSME emerged as growth engine of economy: RBI

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has emerged as the growth ...

Equity indices up on positive global cues, metal stock

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...

Pressure on WTO to consider India's proposed IPR waiver

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): As the world grapples to counter the pandemic, pressure on the World Trade Organisation ...

Former Serbian Mayor Convicted in Arson Attack on Reporter

A Serbian court has sentenced a former mayor to four years in prison for ordering an arson attack on the ...

Biden's Trade Pick to Focus on Enforcement, Supply Chains, Alliances

WASHINGTON - Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden's nominee for U.S. trade representative, will vow to U.S. senators that she will ...

EU wants ban on roaming charges extended by 10 years

The current rules were due to expire in 2022 but would now be extended for a decade beyond that under ...

Police clash with protesting Saftu members in Cape Town

Earlier on Wednesday, police warned protesters they were not allowed to march to Parliament. Police spokesperson Andrè Traut confirmed two ...

European stocks climb despite Asia losses

European stocks rose Wednesday after Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell sought to allay fears around rising inflation.Asian markets closed with ...

Put the Budget positives in perspective

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's budget has been received very positively, as demonstrated by the reaction from markets. SA Inc companies ...

EU-China investment deal faces backlash

Brussels [Belgium], February 24 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday faced backlash on its investment deal with China in the ...

Regulators keep close eye on Facebook's deal with Australia

Canberra [Australia], February 24 (ANI): Facebook and the Australian government's agreement on Monday enabling users to share news links on ...

Chaos unfolds in Cape Town as Saftu protest shut down by police

Saftu attempted to march to Parliament regarding several grievances that workers have.Police warned protesters they were not permitted to march.Stun ...

FEATURE: 'Makabagong Anyo ng People Power' in UP Diliman

Thirty-five years ago, the Filipino people were hailed by the world for successfully ousting a self-declared Constitutional Authoritarian through a ...

Govt lifts embargo on private banks

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The Central government on Wednesday has lifted the embargo placed granting businesses to private ...

Sensex jumps 1,030 points, NSE resumes after glitch

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 24 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices jumped by nearly 2 per cent on Wednesday with banking and ...

No new tax measures - but you will pay more if you drink and smoke

In light of improvements in tax revenue collections in recent months, government has withdrawn a proposal to introduce tax measures ...

No new tax measures- but you will pay more if you drink and smoke

In light of improvements in tax revenue collections in recent months, government has withdrawn a proposal to introduce tax measures ...

Recovery hopes lie in vaccine rollout and reforms, Mboweni says

Finance Minister Mboweni has said gross national debt is projected to rise from 80.3% of GDP in the 2020/21 financial ...

Cardi B says plastic surgery increased her 'confidence'

Washington [US], February 24 (ANI): American rapper Cardi B, who never shies away from speaking her mind, recently revealed how ...

European equities mixed at open

European stock markets were mixed at the start of trading on Wednesday.London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies ...

Tokyo's Nikkei ends sharply lower

Tokyo's benchmark stock index closed down more than one percent on Wednesday.Markets have become jittery over prospects that pandemic recovery ...

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Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Italian ambassador's convoy attacked in Congo, envoy and driver killed

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was assassinated Monday while traveling in ...

Irish schools expect to reopen in March

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government is considering easing the nationwide Covid lockdown before the planned nine-week deadline, as Taoiseach Micheal ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Texas recovering from freezing winter, looks to begin pumping oil

Oil prices climbed again on Tuesday after a jump in the morning session, holding near a 13-month high, due to ...

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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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