Fri, 29 May 2020

Stocks slide in Asia, greenback slumps

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded on Friday, and the U.S. dollar dived, as the relationship between the ...

Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...

Wall Street dashed over China, social media fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks ran out of steam on Thursday with fears about the worsening U,S.-China relationship ...

2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...

Visitors to Ireland in April drop to 16,100, versus 1.71m last year

DUBLIN, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The number of overseas visitors to Ireland in April went down by 99.1 percent to ...

Asia Development Bank to fund two new geothermal plants

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to help PT Geo Dipa Energi ...

DTI-Bataan records 36 new registered businesses since start of MECQ

BALANGA CITY, Philippines, May 27 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Bataan recorded 35 new registered businesses ...

Chinese city of Nyingchi to see wave of new development

LHASA, May 27 (Xinhua) - Construction has begun on 40 key projects in the city of Nyingchi, southwest of China's ...

Macron to massively assist French automakers

PARIS, May 26 (Xinhua) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed to massively back the auto sector to help ...

Equity indices close in the green, IOC and Wipro top gainers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices erased early losses on Friday and closed marginally higher led by ...

Autopax gets permanent CEO as Prasa fills several top positions

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa on Friday announced a permanent CEO for its cash-strapped bus service company, Autopax, ...

SBWS benefits 3.05M Small Wage Workers

QUEZON CITY, May 29 (PIA) - More than 3.05 million workers have benefited from the first tranche of Small Business ...

Report Warns of Dangers From Deep-Sea Mining

PHENOM PENH - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating its ...

Blue Star board approves plan to issue NCDs of Rs 300 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): The board of directors at air conditioning and commercial refrigeration major Blue Star on ...

Wipro appoints Thierry Delaporte as CEO and Managing Director

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 29 (ANI): IT software major Wipro Ltd on Friday announced the appointment of Thierry Delaporte as ...

Equity indices dip ahead of Q4 GDP data, Axis Bank slips 2.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were on a low swing during early hours on Friday ahead ...

Khaya Sithole | Lifting restrictions won't bring back business

In just over 72 hours, South Africa will officially move into Level 3 of the national lockdown. The move from ...

Iranian Stock Market Boom Prompts 'Bubble' Warnings

Iran's stock market has been booming for months, despite a collapse in the country's economy and a rampant coronavirus that ...

Why is there so much furore over China's Belt and Road Initiative?

There were certainly questions asked when Victoria first signed a memorandum of understanding to join China's Belt and Road Initiative ...

Restaurants concerned over sales losses due to capacity constraints

Washington DC [USA], May 29 (ANI): Though dining rooms across the US are reopening and some customers are returning, restaurants ...

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Chinese platform dedicated to content influencer campaigns launches

HANGZHOU, May 29 (Xinhua) -- AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace and part of Alibaba Group, announced on Thursday that ...

NASA Postpones 1st Commercial Space Flight

NASA postponed Wednesday's scheduled launch of a Space X rocket ship, the first manned commercial space flight in history.NASA canceled ...

Tech solutions provider Mindteck reports FY20 loss of Rs 59 crore

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 28 (ANI): Engineering and technology solutions provider Mindteck India Ltd on Thursday reported a standalone net ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (May 28)

BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Historic SpaceX Launch Postponed Because of Stormy Weather

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. - The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into ...

SpaceX astronaut launch: here's the rocket science it must get right

Two NASA astronauts, Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, will make history by travelling to the International Space Station in a ...

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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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