Mon, 16 Dec 2019

Australian stocks jump, elsewhere mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Monday in a rocky start to the week.The Australian market ...

Moscow to be home to largest theme park in Europe

MOSCOW, Russia - A new theme park, set to become the largest in Europe, will open in Moscow in the ...

Samsung corrects sales figures for newly-launched fold smartphone

SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics has denied media reports that it has sold a million Galaxy Fold smartphones in ...

$200m funding to benefit public works and highways in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to help the Philippine government prepare ...

Airbus to supply Ireland with two C 295s for maritime surveillance

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government of Ireland has awarded a contract for the provision of two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft ...

Trump, Hong Kong Protests, Boost Taiwan President's Approval Rating

TAIPEI - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, a thorn in the side of China, saw her approval rating plunge to 24% ...

Sensex closes 71 points lower on profit booking

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 16 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ended lower on Monday as investors booked profits and remained cautious ...

Surplus before spending. Frydenberg's risky MYEFO strategy

Today's mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) continues to promise a small budget surplus in 2019-20 and each of the ...

5 things MYEFO tells us about the economy and the nation's finances

As we come to the end of 2019, you'd be forgiven for being confused about the health of the economy.Treasurer ...

Lower growth, tiny surplus in MYEFO budget update

The government has shaved its forecasts for both economic growth and the projected surplus for this financial year in its ...

More Indonesians to Study in Europe

Juni Martoyo says she has no interest in sending her third child to study in the United States, although her ...

Lift for maritime sector in Kenya and Djibouti after fall in piracy

The upsurge of Somali piracy after 2005 led to significant international activity in the Horn of Africa. Naval missions, training ...

China Suspends Planned Tariffs Scheduled for Dec. 15 on Some US Goods

SHANGHAI, CHINA - China has suspended additional tariffs on some U.S. goods that were meant to be implemented on Dec. ...

With USMCA Moving Forward, American Farmers Seek More Trade Deals

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Since the Trump administration began reshaping trade policy in early 2018, U.S. farmers have endured fluctuating prices ...

OPINION: How SMEs can keep the lights on when the power is out

Operating as a small business is tough at the best of times, but Eskom's rolling blackouts has really thrown a ...

AP Exclusive: China Tightens up on Info After Xinjiang Leaks

The Xinjiang regional government in China's far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and has held ...

Tongaat scandal costs ex interim chief his (other) job

Former Tongaat Hulett interim chief executive officer Sydney Mtsambiwa has stepped down as chair of a Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed bank, ...

ANALYSIS: Zimbabwe, hobbled by a clash of egos

At the heart of Zimbabwe's economic paralysis is a personality clash.Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor ...

Proteas women's skipper 'not bothered' by CSA woes

Cape Town - Proteas women's captain Dane van Niekerk says her players aren't "bothered" by Cricket South Africa's (CSA) boardroom ...

In Surprise Decision, US Approves Muscular Dystrophy Drug

U.S. health regulators approved a second drug for a debilitating form of muscular dystrophy, a surprise decision after the medication ...

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Remains of fifty people unearthed on farm in Mexican state of Jalisco

MEXICO CITY - Human remains discovered last month at a farm outside the city of Guadalajara have been confirmed as ...

Several U.S. military vehicles arrive in Syrian governorate

PanARMENIAN.Net - Several U.S. military vehicles entered Syria's Al-Hasakah Governorate on Sunday, December 15 after crossing into the Levantine country ...

Namibia Rhino Poaching Drops in 2019, After Sharp Rise Last Year

WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA - Rhino poaching in Namibia dropped to 41 individuals killed in all of 2019 so far, compared with ...

Despite faults, Trump maintains 80% popularity among Republicans

Donald Trump is no Richard Nixon.Nixon was a bully, a cynic and a crook who did all kinds of damage ...

Man in LA area swindled seniors out of their homes

LOS ANGELES, California - Michael Henschel offered to help financially struggling individuals save their homes.Instead, he stole their American dream.Henschel, ...

Are Israel's Militant Tendency Conspiring against the Left?

Last Easter an antisemitism crisis erupted in the UK setting the Jewish Community against the Labour Party, or more precisely ...

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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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