Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Chinese rural sector to benefit from ADB and Alibaba tie-up

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba are joining forces to support China's rural vitalization plan.ADB Vice-President ...

Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

East Asian corporate bonds now total $5.8 trillion

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of this year ...

U.S. president unexpectedly rattles investors over trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were weaker on Tuesday. Tech shares made modest gains.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...

U.S. stocks make minor advances Monday, dollar softens further

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks remained in record territory on Monday but the major indices were flat as ...

Saudi oil giant set to become richest company on earth

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - What is being billed in the Saudi kingdom as the "Sale of the Century" - the ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

Lights Out in California Again With High Wildfire Danger

SAN FRANCISCO - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. began shutting off electricity Wednesday to 375,000 people in Northern and central ...

Esper Defends as Fair Pentagon Contract Disputed by Amazon

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he's certain that the awarding of a $10 billion cloud-computing ...

Tamil Nadu awarded with Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen award

New Delhi [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu and Peddapalli were awarded the 'Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen-2019' award in state and ...

Microsoft to integrate Gmail, Google Drive, Calendar into Outlook.com

Washington [USA], November 20 (ANI): Microsoft is planning to integrate some of Google's services into its Outlook.com webmail client. The ...

JSE softer as inflation falls to lowest level in 8 years

The JSE retreated on Wednesday as global sentiment turned sour on the back of growing unrest in Hong Kong, as ...

Brexit 'damaging for Ireland': new central bank chief

Britain exiting the European Union is "damaging for Ireland", the country's new central bank chief said Wednesday in his first ...

RBI supersedes DHFL board, to initiate insolvency proceedings

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday superseded the board of beleaguered Dewan ...

Tajikistan keeps budget afloat on $1.1Bln bed of debt

Tajikistan intends to borrow $1.1 billion over the coming four years to avoid running budget deficits, a newly approved government ...

Consumer price inflation falls to lowest rate since 2011

Annual headline consumer price inflation fell to its lower rate since 2011, StatsSA announced on Wednesday morning.CPI, which measures changes ...

Banks Required to Assess Environmental, Social Goals in Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY - From 2008 on, Vietnam was mostly protected from the global financial crisis, not because its ...

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Chinese rural sector to benefit from ADB and Alibaba tie-up

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba are joining forces to support China's rural vitalization plan.ADB Vice-President ...

Contract to deliver high speed Internet access in rural areas signed

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Tuesday signed a contract to implement its National Broadband plan.The contract, which will ...

Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...

Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act Passes US House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday which requires an annual review of Hong Kong's human rights situation ...

Toxins Increase in Somali Crops Under Climate Shocks

Somalia is one of the world's countries worst affected by global warming, suffering near-constant droughts, heat waves and floods. Recent ...

Curious Kids: What would aliens be like?

Why do we always think that aliens would need similar life resources as we need on Earth for humans? The ...

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